The Concussion Blog Original, NFL Concussion Report, is a weekly compiling of the reported head injuries in the National Football League. Concussions are added to the list each week from multiple sources to give you the reader a picture of what is happening on the field. Each week we will bring you the information along with relevant statistics. If we have missed a concussion or put one on here erroneously, let us know (we will also be using Fink’s Rule to classify a concussion/head injury).
REMINDER: I am asking for your help this week; as you probably have noticed by my tweets and facebook posts. The NFL teams that do not make the playoffs and don’t play in the Wild Card round (24 of them) do not have to report concussions after this week. I am looking for you the reader to tweet/email us any concussion found. It has to be within these parameters:
- Reported by team/media
- Have a source
As always you can tweet/send me info about a particular instance of questionable action taken after a huge hit. I thank you in advance as we are pumped to possibly have the first ever “official” Week 17 concussion report.
Week 16 brought us the “usual” numbers but an unusual occurrence of a player fessing up to a concussion four days later, as Greg McElroy divulged his injury to the team late in the week. Along with the “usual” numbers we have surpassed last years total concussion count in the regular season (by four and counting).
I really don’t have an opinion this week to share with all of you so let us get onto the numbers for the past week in the NFL… Continue reading