Kam Chancellor played with damaged MCL, bone bruise

Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor played hurt in the Super Bowl.

He had a torn medial collateral ligament in his left knee and a deep bone bruise.

Chancellor got hurt in practice two days before the Super Bowl.

Chancellor was listed as probable. He had 10 tackles in the Super Bowl. Surgery hasn't been ruled out.

"They told me I wasn't going to be able to play," Chancellor said. "They told me torn MCL and bone bruise. I was mad. I was frustrated. But at the end of the day, I was able to play. My teammates came to me. They prayed with me. That's when it hit me. Why am I mad? I've got to be grateful for how I'm feeling right now. There are some people out there worse than me.

"I could have had a broken knee and not been able to play. So I just prayed for health and happiness. I prayed for peace and just to be able to make it to the game and play as much as I could for my teammates."

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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