Ex-Broncos defensive lineman Derek Wolfe hunted a large mountain lion in Colorado this week … and on the finish of the day, a wild picture exhibits the Wolfe received the higher of the large cat.
The former NFL participant detailed his insane journey to nab the mountain lion in Grant on his social media web page Thursday … saying it began after he received a name on Tuesday that the animal was terrorizing a rural neighborhood within the metropolis.
Wolfe stated he was informed the mountain lion had killed two of a girl’s canine … and was “nervous what he may do subsequent.”
The 32-year-old avid hunter and fisherman stated he then got down to kill it.
He defined on his IG that after discovering a ravaged mule deer that he assumed the large cat killed, he hiked up hundreds of ft of tough terrain … and ultimately encountered the mountain lion.
“Exhausted, dehydrated, cramping,” Wolfe stated, “I drew again my [bow] and despatched an [arrow] by means of him.”
Wolfe stated he then needed to drag the beast’s carcass again to his truck … falling off a 10-foot rock face within the course of.
Wolfe, who performed within the NFL from 2012 by means of 2020, wrote within the remark part of his social media publish that he estimated it weighed about 195 kilos. As for its peak, Derek stands at 6-foot-5 … and the cat appeared to be greater than him.
Several ex-NFL gamers have been astounded by Wolfe’s catch … with former Rams star Michael Brockers saying, “That’s Crazy bro.”