Tag:Robert Larsen
Posted on: December 21, 2010 9:36 am

Shaun Ellis getting sued for snow throw

Posted by Will Brinson

Back in December 2008, something crazy happened at Quest Field in Seattle.

It snowed.

Oh, and the Seahawks beat the Jets in the snow and the Seattle fans screamed at the Jets players as they left and Shaun Ellis picked up a giant chunk of snow and lobbed it into the stands.

Seems like forever ago, right?

Well, perhaps it hasn't been that long -- one of the people who claims to have been hit by that chunk of snow, Robert Larsen, is suing Ellis, according to TMZ.

Larsen is supposedly claiming he "has suffered physical injury, humiliation, mental distress, pain and wage loss" as a result of being hit by a giant snowball after an NFL game.

"I woke up this morning, and somebody texted me," Ellis said, according to the New York Daily News. "I was like, 'OK, cool.' I guess the statute of limitations (hasn't ended). I don't know."

The lawsuit is obviously a bit auspicious, to say the least. Especially when you consider that Larsen claims he was holding a Seahawks sign which, according to the video, would make him the same dude that caught the chunk of snow and then celebrated with it in his arms, which you can see in the screenshots from the same YouTube below. How traumatic.



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