GIF: NaVorro Bowman’s gruesome leg injury

While stripping the ball from Seattle’s Jermaine Kearse, San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman suffered a gruesome leg injury. Bowman was carted off the field following the play.

San Francisco was not awarded the ball on the play, as the official ruling was that Bowman dropped the ball, which was a then recovered by Marshawn lynch.

In Bowman, the Niners lost their defensive captain. At the time of his injury, he had 14 total tackles (6 solo), and 1 quarterback sack.

[GIF via SB Nation]