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NFL star saves man's life after falling during hike

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A budding star on the football field turns out to be a life saver after rescuing a man who fell during a hike.

Carolina Panthers' Christian McCaffrey, his brother, Max and a friend were hiking along Castle Rock in Colorado Saturday when they saw a 72-year-old man, hiking with his grandson, fall about 20 feet onto rocks below.

The McCaffreys, their friend and another person administered CPR and tended to Dan Smoker Senior.

Smoker was rushed to the hospital in critical but stable condition; he broke his femur, pelvis, neck and nine ribs.

He also had internal bleeding in his stomach and blood in his brain.

Smoker's son credits the group as saving his father's life.

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