Tampa Bay Buccaneers broad receiver Russell Gage was taken to a hospital with a concussion after an harm throughout a NFL Wild-Card playoff recreation towards the Dallas Cowboys Monday, his coach stated.
The sport was paused with two minutes and 55 seconds left within the fourth quarter after Gage fell awkwardly after he was hit throughout his neck on a second down play at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium.
Gage appeared to attempt to rise up however couldn’t and was shortly swarmed my medical workers.
“They took him to the hospital proper now, he has a concussion. They’ll additionally check him for potential neck accidents,” Buccaneers head coach Todd Bowles stated within the postgame information convention following the group’s 31-14 loss to the Cowboys.
When requested if Gage had motion in his extremities, Bowles replied: “His fingers had been shifting when he was down there. I don’t learn about the remaining.”
After he was injured, trainers surrounded Gage and gamers from each groups knelt whereas he was receiving medical care. The printed confirmed Gage shifting his legs whereas trainers had been administering care. He was later immobilized and carted off the sector.
Gage’s on-field harm got here simply two weeks after Buffalo Payments security Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest and collapsed after making a sort out throughout one other Monday night time recreation. A medical group resuscitated the 24-year-old earlier than an ambulance carried him off the sector in vital situation. He was discharged from the hospital final week.