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The NFL and the NFL Players A sociation have begun a review proce s into why Monday's game between the and wasn't stopped by officials, medical personnel or concu sion spotters when Patriots wide receiver stumbled following a hard hit while catching the football in the first half, .Play appeared to continue as the Patriots were rushing to snap the ball in order to avoid a replay review Lorenzo Carter Jersey
that could have overturned Parker's catch. Teammate and fellow wide receiver , meanwhile, was waving his hands to stop the game so that Parker could exit the field of play. Shoutout to Nelson Agholor. It looked like he noticed DeVante Parker was concu sed and tried to get the play stopped. Great teammate. Joe Pompliano (@JoePompliano) Parker addre sed the situation in an Instagram story on Monday Daniel Jones Jersey
, calling out the for how it handled the situation and thanking Agholor for looking out for him. (You can see the Instagram story, .)This isn't the first time during the 2022 season that the NFLPA has requested an investigation into the handling of players dealing with what appeared to be head trauma. The NFLPA also began a review after quarterback was New York Giants Jersey
allowed to return to a Sept. 25 game against the despite his head slamming into the ground and stumbling while trying to get back to the line of scrimmage. Tagovailoa was allowed to return in the second half of that game. He was then cleared to play in a game four days later on "Thursday Night Football" against the , and Tagovailoa hit his head on the ground again, suffering a concu sion that caused him to be rushed to the hospital. Following that review proce s, the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant for the Bills game Deandre Baker Jersey
was fired as the NFL and the players' union amended the concu sion protocol. The two sides agreed to alter the protocol by adding ataxia to the list of "no-go" symptoms."'Ataxia' is defined as abnormality of balance/stability, motor coordination or dysfunctional speech caused by a neurological i sue," the joint statement spelled out. "In other words, if a player is diagnosed with 'ataxia' by any club or neutral physician involved in the application of the Concu sion Protocol, he will be prohibited from returning to the game, and will receive the follow-up care required by the Protocol." Parker suffered his head injury on a 10-yard catch with 4:19 left in Saquon Barkley Jersey
the first quarter following a hit from cornerback . The wide receiver has 25 receptions for 460 yards and one touchdown in 2022, his first season with New England after playing his first seven years with the .