Cardinals’ Antonio Hamilton burned in kitchen accident

An apparent kitchen mishap burned a Cardinals cornerback and complicated the team’s defensive backfield.

Cornerback Antonio Hamilton was added to the reserve/non-football injured list on Thursday after a “kitchen accident at his home”.

. The former Giant will miss at least four games.

Hamilton had burned himself with hot oil in an incident that required hospitalization. Hamilton appeared to confirm the report by tweeting a photo of a pair of legs and feet with visible burns on a hospital bed.

“I had the biggest camp of my career and last Monday I had an accident that could have been fatal to me and my family, but instead I had the short end by burning myself badly feet (2nd degree)”, Hamilton

. “It was literally a freak accident and God spared me to only have these injuries.”

On Tuesday, after Hamilton said he suffered the burns, the Cardinals traded with the Raiders for former second-round pick Trayvon Mullen, a cornerback who will likely serve as an immediate backup.

Hamilton had worked his way out of the practice squad last season and become a contributor, the one who kept the momentum going all the way into training camp. Coach Kliff Kingsbury

just two weeks ago, Hamilton would be the team’s second cornerback.

The Cardinals had been mum on the status of Hamilton, who had not been seen in training in recent days. Saturday, Kingsbury

Hamilton’s absence was an “unexpected situation”.

Antonio Hamilton during the Cardinals preseason game against the Ravens on August 21, 2022.
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Antonio Hamilton with the Giants in 2019.
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Hamilton began his career with the Raiders in 2016, signing as an undrafted free agent from South Carolina State.

The Giants claimed him in September 2018, when he became an unlikely contributor, playing 29 games over two seasons with the Giants.

He made stops with the Chiefs and Bucs before staying with the Cardinals, where the 29-year-old went from practice squad to expected starter this season.

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