Surveillance video has emerged of the shocking moment Philadelphia Eagles star Dallas Goedert was ‘sucker-punched’ while out to dinner with his family.
Goedert was reportedly at a South Dakota restaurant on Friday night when he was punched in the face.
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The punch reportedly came out of nowhere and was unprovoked. It’s not clear who hit Goedert or why.
The Eagles have said they are aware of the incident but declined to comment.
On Sunday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter shared video of the incident.
WARNING: The following video contains explicit language.
Goedert’s teammates furious after incident
In the video the 196cm, 116kg Goedert appears to be talking to one man with his hand on his chest when he is punched from the side by another man.
A melee then breaks out as Goedert lies unconscious on the ground.
While the Eagles aren’t commenting publicly, a number of Goedert’s teammates have.
“Lucky I wasn’t there,” Avonte Maddox wrote on Twitter. “Would have been some problems deadass.”
Eagles cornerback Rasul Douglas replied to Maddox’s tweetm saying: “Swear to Everything I’d be in jail right now.”
Offensive tackle Lane Johnson said: “Ridiculous. Let me know the time & place. I got you Dallas Goedert.”
Yeah, lucky I wasn’t there. Would have been some problems deadass.— Avonte Maddox (@2live_AM) June 20, 2020
Goedert is preparing to enter his third season with the Eagles.
The Britton, South Dakota native and former South Dakota State standout racked up 607 yards and five touchdowns on 58 receptions for Philadelphia last season.
The 25-year-old will enter the third year of his initial four-year, $5.6 million rookie deal, and is eligible for a contract extension after this season.