NFL player injured playing football on 'The Bachelorette'

As the competition for Becca's affection heats up, one suitor is left with a broken heart -- and a broken wrist.
2:14 | 06/13/18

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Thank you so much for that, Eva. Now to the NFL player who was forced to the sidelines on "The bachelorette" after he was injured competing for becca's love and Linzie Janis has the story. Reporter: It was the bachelorette episode Monday that made history for all the wrong reasons. Ending with not one -- I see David just slump to the ground. Reporter: But two contenders at the hospital. NFL player clay harbor dramatically breaking his wrist while playing football during the group date competition. Are you injured? My wrist. Are you okay? We need a mettic. Reporter: Right as he had been making a big play for becca's heart. Harbor telling us -- The one thing that eluded me is love and finding a partner, someone to share all that with. And, you know, in becca I saw the opportunity for that. Reporter: The football player who has been with the patriots, eagles and jaguars in the eighth year of his career now a free agent. He had been a favorite from the beginning of the season. But it all came down to choosing between a chance at love and his future on the gridiron. He had a tough call to make during filming. It turns out that it's, you know, more serious than I had hoped. You know, my job is playing football. I want to stay and see where this goes but I know what I have to do and I regret it already, trust me. Reporter: Becca had already given him a rose. I have serious feelings for this woman and, you know, she's validated my feelings by giving me the rose and telling me she feels the same way. So it's a decision thing. My career versus the chance at love. Reporter: He says he's now available for a one-on-one date with becca if she doesn't find the one this season. So the episode was filmed a few months ago and clay harbor says after a tough rehab he's finally ready to return to football and look for a new NFL team. How does that happen? They were wearing full pads, the only guy with experience. That question is a setup. Okay, anybody can get hurt at any time. That's the way you have to look at it. You can see an all new "The bachelorette," I will be watching Monday night 8:00, 7:00 central right here on ABC.

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