It’s a real quandary for the NFL, which has marketed its brand of sanctioned mayhem for many a year. Now, the league is trying to ease away from the madness a bit, imposing heavier fines on players who deliver blows to the head. The unintended consequence may be more injuries to the knees of players as tacklers aim lower.
Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor took another step in his recovery from a concussion and faces one final test before getting clearance to play Sunday.
Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor returned to practice on a limited basis Thursday, three days after being knocked out with a concussion, and his status for Sunday’s game remains in question.
Terrelle Pryor’s concussion has brought on some problems for the Oakland Raiders and their coach Dennis Allen. Now the NFLPA is investigating if Pryor should have been brought back on the field after taking a vicious hit.
Quarterback Terrelle Pryor is not practicing for the Oakland Raiders two days after suffering a concussion late in a loss to the Denver Broncos.
On Monday night, Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor got rocked while on a designed quarterback draw, left the game for evaluation and was ultimately diagnosed with a concussion. Come Tuesday morning, Pryor didn’t “remember much” about the loss.
Though overshadowed by another exceptional game from Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, Oakland Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor played well in a 37-21 Monday night loss. “He looks like he belongs there and the stage isn’t too big,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
“If you do a helmet-to-helmet, you probably aren’t going to get suspended,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso is likely to be sidelined another three to four weeks and perhaps for the remainder of the season as he recovers from a lingering concussion.
The American Academy of Neurology said athletes shouldn’t resume playing until they’ve been fully evaluated and cleared by a doctor or other professional with concussion expertise.