Concussion

Terrelle Pryor

Pryor Doesn’t ‘Remember Much’ From Monday Night

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.

09/24/2013

Quarterback Terrelle Pryor #2 of the Oakland Raiders srambles to avoid Robert Ayers #91 of the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 23, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Raiders 37-21. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Pryor Offers More Hope For Raiders Fans

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/24/2013

John Madden

Daily Madden: Changing The NFL ‘Hit’ Culture

“If you do a helmet-to-helmet, you probably aren’t going to get suspended,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/17/2013

Oakland Athletics (28-23)

Jaso’s Season With A’s In Jeopardy Due To Concussion

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.

08/19/2013

An injured 49er is attended to on the field. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: New Sports Guidelines Suggest Individualized Concussion Care

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.

03/18/2013

Chicago Bears v Oakland Raiders

Daily Madden: iPad App To Help NFL Test For Concussions

A sideline iPad app will help coaches and trainers determine if players have suffered a concussion in NFL games next season.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/27/2013

Aldon Smith (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

49ers Respond To Obama’s Concerns About Football Safety

Several San Francisco 49ers said they would have no problem if their sons played football, even though President Barack Obama has questioned the safety of the game.

01/28/2013

Chicago Bears v San Francisco 49ers (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Vernon Davis Returns To Practice; Not Yet Cleared To Play

Vernon Davis is anxious to get back on the field with the San Francisco 49ers and help them build momentum for the playoffs during Sunday’s regular-season finale against Arizona.

12/28/2012

San Francisco 49ers v St. Louis Rams

KCBS Sports Fans: The Future Is Now At 49ers QB Position

It’s now clear that Alex Smith’s concussion was merely the trigger mechanism for something San Francisco head coach Harbaugh planned to do eventually anyway: install Colin Kaepernick as the 49ers’ starting quarterback.

12/03/2012

Alex Smith

Concussion To Sideline Smith For Monday Night Matchup With Bears

Jay Cutler, the Bears’ starting quarterback, is already out for Monday night against the 49ers, a game which airs locally at 5:30 p.m. on CBS 5. And his San Francisco counterpart, Alex Smith, is set to join him on the sideline, CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora confirms.

11/19/2012

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