The Broncos quarterback was released after the blow to the head suffered in the loss to the Bengals
The quarterback of the Denver Broncos, Teddy bridgewater was given of high of hospital this Monday and now he is focused on the concussion protocol of the NFL.
Bridgewater left Empower Field at Mile High by ambulance on Sunday after go unconscious after a carry in the third quarter in a 15-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.
“I just spoke to him a few minutes ago,” declared the head coach of the Broncos, Vic Fangio, this Monday. “It was given of high, is at home, resting comfortably. It sounded a lot better this morning than it was last night. Last night he sounded really tired. This morning, I just spoke to him, he sounded much better. “
Fangio said that it is “highly unlikely” that Bridgewater play on Sunday against the Las Vegas Raiders, but that, at least for now, the Broncos they are not considering putting Bridgewater on injured reserve for the final three weeks of the season. The Broncos they will have two games remaining after Sunday’s game in Las Vegas, on Jan. 2 visiting the Los Angeles Chargers and Jan. 9 hosting the Kansas City Chiefs.
Drew Lock is expected to be the starter against the Raiders.
Injury to Bridgewater It happened after he ran away on a play of second and 5 at the 30-yard line of Denver when he was hit in the leg by Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Joe Bachie. Bridgewater it was projected after the blow and landed on his head, remaining motionless on the field.
Quickly the medical personnel entered the field to treat him, later he was placed on a stretcher immobilized and the bar was removed from his helmet while players from both teams remained kneeling while Bridgewater was taken out of the field.
Bachie was also injured on the play.
Lock entered the field in the place of Bridgewater and concluded that offensive series with a touchdown pass to Tim Patrick to temporarily take the 10-9 lead.
Before leaving the game, Bridgewater, who has started the 14 games of the Broncos this season, he had completed 12 of 22 passes for 98 yards this Sunday.
This was not the first shock for Bridgewater on the season, after in Week 4 against the Baltimore Ravens he left the game at halftime with a concussion.
Information from Jeff Legwold was used in the writing of this note.