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Smith: Turf toe more painful than it sounds

Harrison Smith is one of the NFL's tough guys and enjoys a good hard hit on an offensive playmaker, so it was hard for him to accept that something called "turf toe" could be so painful and knock him out of action for so long. He discussed the injury, the options, his doctor-dad's help, and how he hopes to play cool the next few weeks.

Injured Vikings safety Harrison Smith has two problems working against him right now. The most obvious problem is that he is walking around on crutches with his left foot in a cast and, in a best-case scenario, won't be back in uniform for the Vikings for two months with a turf toe injury. The second problem is he is getting tired of trying to explain the specifics of his injury because he...

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