Seahawks punter falls face first into frozen turf, suffers bloody nose

The result of punter Jon Ryan trying to hurdle some defenders. 

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Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan injured his nose after falling face first into the frozen turf during Sunday’s NFC Wild Card game against the Vikings. 

Ryan, who fielded a low snap, attempted to run to convert the fourth down in the first quarter. When he tried to hurdle a Vikings defender, he was upended and fell to the ground. 

Here’s a good look at the faceplant:

And the aftermath:

The Seahawks initially listed Ryan as questionable to return, but he came out for a punt in the second quarter.