Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis will play in the Super Bowl despite having a broken forearm, he told reporters at Media Day on Monday.
“I’m in my 11th year, who knows if this opportunity will come again,” Davis said Monday.
Thomas, who underwent surgery on his right forearm and had multiple screws drilled into it, sustained the injury in the NFC Championship Game against the Arizona Cardinals on Jan. 24.
A first team All-Pro selection for the first time in his 10-year career this season, Thomas finished the regular season with 75 tackles and 5.5 sacks.
The Panthers and Broncos meet in Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET.