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Why the NFL/NFLPA’s concussion protocol modifications won’t work on the field

On Saturday, the NFL and NFLPA released a joint statement following an investigation into the protocol followed in the matter of Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa following his injury in Week 3 against the Buffalo Bills. “The NFL-NFLPA Concussion Evaluation and Management Protocol was formalized and adopted in 2013,” the two parties said in a statement. “Since that time, the …

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Broncos long snapper Jacob Bobenmoyer to miss ‘extended time’ with injury

The injuries just keep coming for the Denver Broncos. After losing left tackle Garett Bolles and cornerback Ronald Darby to season-ending injuries last week, the Broncos have now also lost their long snapper for multiple games. Denver long snapper Jacob Bobenmoyer will miss “extended time” with a hand/wrist injury, according to a report from KUSA-TV’s Mike Klis. Bobenmoyer has been …

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Broncos QB Russell Wilson gets injection in right throwing shoulder

Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson got an injection in his right throwing shoulder in Los Angeles, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. The injection aims to relieve that right shoulder pain that limited Wilson in practice last week. Wilson “has been dealing with a strained latissimus dorsi,” according to Pelissero, but he plans to play against the Los Angeles Chargers …

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Horns down the Sooners into the Dallas sod

How the mighty have fallen. Just months after Lincoln Riley bolted for Los Angeles, the Texas Longhorns outclassed the Oklahoma Sooners 49-0 on Saturday. Prior to the game, Oklahoma head coach Brent Venables indicated to Oklahoma media that Red River was no more important than any other game. Judging by their uninspired performance, he wasn’t bluffing. The Sooners were limited …

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Patriots rookie WR Tyquan Thornton activated, set to make much-anticipated NFL debut

The New England Patriots activated wide receiver Tyquan Thornton off of injured reserve Saturday afternoon. He will be available for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions, per ESPN’s Field Yates. Thornton suffered a fractured clavicle in the preseason and was placed on injured reserve on September 1. The Baylor product had a successful preseason. He caught three passes for 22 …

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Updated Saints depth chart for Week 5’s game with the Seahawks

It’s been a busy week for the New Orleans Saints, who have actively churned their practice squad and made some changes to the 53-man roster ahead of Week 5’s kickoff with the Seattle Seahawks. They’ll have a number of new faces and jersey numbers in the lineup on Sunday, so here’s what you need to get up to speed: Quarterback …

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Michigan football calls shenanigans on bad ref calls vs. Indiana

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Michigan entered Saturday’s contest at Indiana as the least penalized team in the nation. That’s about to change once the stats are updated, it seems. The Wolverines had 10 penalties for 85 yards against the Indiana Hoosiers, while the home team had just four for 50. While some were legitimate, others were a little — lacking — in …

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NFL updates concussion protocol after ruling doctors followed it in Tua Tagovailoa case

The NFL and NFL Players Association’s investigation into Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa’s evaluation for a concussion found both independent medical professionals and team medical staff followed the league’s concussion protocols, in a statement released Saturday. The biggest takeaway from the NFL’s findings: “The outcome in this case is not what was intended when the protocols were drafted,” the NFL …

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Russell Wilson underwent procedure on throwing shoulder following Broncos Week 5 loss to Colts

USATSI Russell Wilson flew to Los Angeles on Friday and underwent a procedure where he had an injection in his throwing shoulder, according to CBS Sports NFL Insider Jonathan Jones.  Specifically, the NFL Network reports that the Broncos quarterback received a platelet-rich plasma injection, which will look to relieve discomfort in Wilson’s throwing shoulder. Wilson is reportedly dealing with a strained …

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NFL, NFLPA conclude concussion protocol was followed with Tua Tagovailoa; add modification to “no-go” symptoms

Kareem Elgazzar / USA TODAY Sports The NFL and NFL Players Association announced on Saturday the conclusion of its review of the application of the league’s concussion protocol following the injury to Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in Miami’s Week 3 matchup with the Buffalo Bills on Sept. 25. They found that the protocols were followed. However, the two sides also …

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Raiders, Chiefs final Week 5 injury report: WR Hunter Renfrow returns

There was a good deal of good news on the Raiders injury report this week. Namely those who were removed from it come the final designations. Most notable is the return of Hunter Renfrow. The Pro Bowl slot receiver had missed the past two games with a concussion. He was a full participant in practice this week for the first …

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