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