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Warren Sapp bitten by shark during Florida Keys lobster trip

FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2013, file photo, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers player Warren Sapp smiles after being inducted in the Ring of Honor ceremony during halftime in an NFL football game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Miami Dolphins in Tampa, Fla. Sapp was bitten by a shark during a fishing trip off the Florida Keys on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.
Image Credit: (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
July 28, 2016 - 8:30 AM

MARATHON, Fla. - Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is OK after being bitten on the arm by a shark while catching lobster off the Florida Keys.

A photo posted by a fishing charter boat's account on Instagram Wednesday appears to show Sapp's arm with a deep gash.

Charter captain Jack Carlson tells The Tampa Bay Times Sapp was bit while reaching for a lobster the shark was also going after. He says Sapp is OK, but might need stitches. The captain says someone who saw the fish thought it might have been a nurse shark, about four feet long.

Sapp posted a picture of the lobster catch on Twitter Wednesday along with a note, "Shark got a little (chunk) of Me. We got Dinner! #Winning."

Image Credit: Twitter

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