A Dallas Cowboys coach had to stop a press conference after he accidentally rubbed hot sauce into his eye and had to get medical attention
27th October 2020

  • Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Mike Nolan was forced to halt a press conference and get medical treatment on Monday after he accidentally rubbed hot sauce into his own eye.
  • "Just had some Tabasco on my finger and it went in my eye, that wasn't good," Nolan said on Monday. "That's terrible, jeeze. I'm sorry."
  • After leaving the conference for a number of minutes, Nolan came back and said: "My eye feels a lot better. But it was burning."
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Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Mike Nolan was forced to halt a press conference and get medical treatment on Monday after he accidentally rubbed hot sauce into his own eye.

Nolan was speaking virtually with reporters after the Cowboys' heavy defeat 25-3 defeat to the Washington Football Team on Sunday.

"Whoop, excuse me. I've got something in my eye," Nolan said mid-sentence while talking about defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence. "Just had some Tabasco on my finger and it went in my eye, that wasn't good. Ugh. That's terrible, jeeze. I'm sorry."

Nolan then left the call for a number of minutes to get some medical attention, before returning and saying: "My eye feels a lot better. But it was burning."

The Cowboys boast the worst defensive record in the NFL this season, conceding an average of 34.7 points per game.

After seeing Nolan's hot sauce mishap, ESPN reporter Field Yates tweeted: "[That's] the most heat the Cowboys have brought on defense all season."

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