Ernest Dye (born July 15, 1971 in Greenwood, South Carolina) is a former offensive guard in the NFL. He was drafted by the Phoenix Cardinals in the first round of the 1993 NFL Draft.
In August 1999 Dye, along with teammates Carl Simpson and Lester Holmes, was involved in a severe car accident that almost cost Dye his right arm, and which ended his career. Dye no longer has any feeling in his right arm, and cannot move it.
dye was injured in 1999 not 1995
His arm was never amputated, though he has no movement or feeling in it.