NFL player Sam Barrington catches 400-pound bull shark

By Daniel Uria
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PALM BEACH, Fla., April 19 (UPI) -- NFL player Sam Barrington decided to do some fishing during the offseason and wound up catching a massive shark.

Barrington, a linebacker for the Green Bay Packers, shared a photo of himself with the 400-pound bull shark, which he caught while filming an episode of of the fishing show BlacktipH.


"Yesterdays catch with [BlacktipH] 400 pound Bull Shark of the coast of Palm Beach," Barrington wrote. "Took about 45 minutes to get him in but it was worth it."

In its own Instagram post,.BlacktipH noted that Barrington was able to reel in the shark by himself.

Barrington caught the shark off Palm Beach, Fla., but tweeted on Sunday that he had returned to Green Bay to begin training camp with the Packers.

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