For most players, a torn Achilles is a season-ending injury. It requires surgery and an 8-to-12 month recovery time, which means the player isn't likely to see the field or court until the next year.

Apparently, that same standard does not apply to photographers.

During a play in the Ravens' 19-17 home loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Baltimore team photographer Phil Hoffman tore his Achilles. Later that same game, Hoffman returned to the game in a boot and continued shooting. Yes, you read that right.


Here's said play, in which Baltimore receiver Tandon Doss is pushed out of bounds while trying to snag a pass from quarterback Joe Flacco

Here's the collision in slow motion (both GIFs via Bleacher Report):

That's one tough photog.

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