Jason Pierre-Paul is giving us a lesson on security against fireworks.
The Buccaneers defensive end posted photos on Instagram of his shattered hand from three years ago when part of it exploded with fireworks.
Warning: The image below is very graphic.
"One of the best American traditions at the Fourth of July celebration is with fireworks, unfortunately, tomorrow someone will be injured playing with fireworks," wrote Pierre-Paul on Instagram. "We are celebrating the birthday of our great nation, I am glad that I am still alive to show you the result of what happened to me."
"Please, do not feel sorry for me, believe your son well, even with missing fingers lol . Be safe there, otherwise, this may be you. "
Pierre-Paul returned to the NFL after the injury, is currently preparing for his first season with the Buccaneers, but missed most of 2015 recovering from the accident 19659002] Last season, he recorded 8.5 sacks and 68 tackles with the Giants.