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Pierre-Paul on fireworks injury: Like watching a movie

Jason Pierre-Paul says seeing his right hand without skin after a fireworks accident last July 4 was like watching a movie.

In an interview with Sports Illustrated , the New York Giants defensive end said he could see every ligament in his hand after the explosion that cost him one finger and sidelined him for half of the 2015 season.

"You only see this stuff in the movies," Pierre-Paul told the magazine. "You see all your ligaments, your tendons, everything. I saw how the hand really is without skin on it."

Pierre-Paul added he recalled telling doctors, "Whatever y'all do, do not cut my hand off."

He said he couldn't recall much...