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WBTV Charlotte
Flag day? Hits on Panthers QB Cam Newton could change officials’ behaviorconcussion protocol advises the medical team – comprised of a team’s medical an
Flag day? Hits on Panthers QB Cam Newton could change officials’ behavior
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
concussion protocol advises the medical team – comprised of a team’s medical and training staff, unaffiliated neurotrauma consultants, booth spotters and on-field officials – to require a concussion test for players displaying a host... Read more
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CBS Sports
Brandon Marshall, Darian Stewart fined for hits on Cam NewtonJason La Canfora: "There was communication between medical personnel on the Ca
Brandon Marshall, Darian Stewart fined for hits on Cam Newton
CBS Sports / Posted 16 days ago
Jason La Canfora: "There was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. During stoppage in play... Read more
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Market Watch
The NFL doesn’t value its players — not even Cam NewtonThe NFL had no problem throwing team physicians under the bus in its initial st
The NFL doesn’t value its players — not even Cam Newton
Market Watch / Posted 16 days ago
The NFL had no problem throwing team physicians under the bus in its initial statement, noting that “the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant and team physician requested video from the spotters and reviewed the play. They concluded there were... Read more
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Bleacher Report
NFL's Climate of Distrust Will Undermine Cam Newton Probeconsistency and humility in both its policies and probes. The NFL said the Pan
NFL's Climate of Distrust Will Undermine Cam Newton Probe
Bleacher Report / Posted 17 days ago
consistency and humility in both its policies and probes. The NFL said the Panthers team physician and the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant at the game reviewed video replays to assess whether they felt Cam Newton had experienced the type of... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Panthers TE Greg Olsen: Player safety talk by NFL just lip servicea player to be evaluated for a concussion, but no one did in Newton’s case. Th
Panthers TE Greg Olsen: Player safety talk by NFL just lip service
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
a player to be evaluated for a concussion, but no one did in Newton’s case. The Panthers team doctor and the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant also allowed Newton to stay in Thursday’s game. The next day the NFL said proper protocol had been... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Errors in football's concussion protocol show how great the challenge remainsa Panthers trainer checked on Newton after teammate Greg Olsen did. Neither the
Errors in football's concussion protocol show how great the challenge remains
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
a Panthers trainer checked on Newton after teammate Greg Olsen did. Neither the Panthers physician nor an unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant asked for a replay from the "concussion spotters" in the press box. Amazingly, the NFL issued a... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Panthers' coach: Newton's head is fine, he'll play vs. 49erslast Friday saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Car
Panthers' coach: Newton's head is fine, he'll play vs. 49ers
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 18 days ago
last Friday saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. They ultimately concluded... Read more
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Boston Globe
Panthers’ coach: Newton’s head is fine, he’ll play vs. 49erslast Friday saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Car
Panthers’ coach: Newton’s head is fine, he’ll play vs. 49ers
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
last Friday saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. They ultimately concluded... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Panthers' coach: Newton's head is fine, he'll play vs. 49erslast Friday saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Car
Panthers' coach: Newton's head is fine, he'll play vs. 49ers
The Record Searchlight / Posted 18 days ago
last Friday saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. They ultimately concluded... Read more
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WRAL Sports Fan
Panthers' coach: Newton's head is fine, he'll play vs. 49erslast Friday saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Car
Panthers' coach: Newton's head is fine, he'll play vs. 49ers
WRAL Sports Fan / Posted 18 days ago
last Friday saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. They ultimately concluded... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NFL will investigate Panthers’ and medical team’s response to big hit on Cam Newton” The NFL said Friday morning that protocol had been followed. Panthers team d
NFL will investigate Panthers’ and medical team’s response to big hit on Cam Newton
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 18 days ago
” The NFL said Friday morning that protocol had been followed. Panthers team doctor Robert Heyer and an unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant requested a replay of the hit from the athletic trainers serving as concussions spotters in the press... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
NFL to investigate if concussion protocol followed after hits...on the field. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Caroli
NFL to investigate if concussion protocol followed after hits...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 19 days ago
on the field. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. "During stoppage in play... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
NFL to investigate if concussion protocol followed after hits...on the field. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Caroli
NFL to investigate if concussion protocol followed after hits...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 19 days ago
on the field. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. "During stoppage in play... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
NFL to investigate if concussion protocol followed after hits...on the field. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Caroli
NFL to investigate if concussion protocol followed after hits...
Dayton Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
on the field. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. "During stoppage in play... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
NFL to investigate if concussion protocol followed after hits...on the field. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Caroli
NFL to investigate if concussion protocol followed after hits...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 19 days ago
on the field. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. "During stoppage in play... Read more
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ajc.com
NFL to investigate if concussion protocol followed after hits...on the field. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Caroli
NFL to investigate if concussion protocol followed after hits...
ajc.com / Posted 19 days ago
on the field. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. "During stoppage in play... Read more
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The News & Observer
NFL will investigate Panthers’ and medical team’s response to big hit on Cam Newtonlocker room. The NFL said Friday that protocol had been followed. Panthers tea
NFL will investigate Panthers’ and medical team’s response to big hit on Cam Newton
The News & Observer / Posted 19 days ago
locker room. The NFL said Friday that protocol had been followed. Panthers team doctor Robert Heyer and an unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant requested a replay of the hit from the athletic trainers serving as concussions spotters in the press... Read more
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11 News Houston
NFL, players' union to investigate how Panthers handled Cam Newton in openerto review documents and video and formally interview all involved parties, incl
NFL, players' union to investigate how Panthers handled Cam Newton in opener
11 News Houston / Posted 19 days ago
to review documents and video and formally interview all involved parties, including the ATC spotters and unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant on hand when Newton took a helmet to the chin from Broncos safety Darian Stewart in the final minute... Read more
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USA Today
NFL, players' union to investigate how Panthers handled Cam Newton in openerto review documents and video and formally interview all involved parties, incl
NFL, players' union to investigate how Panthers handled Cam Newton in opener
USA Today / Posted 19 days ago
to review documents and video and formally interview all involved parties, including the ATC spotters and unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant on hand when Newton took a helmet to the chin from Broncos safety Darian Stewart in the final minute... Read more
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The News & Observer
Cam Newton’s down, but is it a concussion? Experts say call is critical, harder than it appearstrainer spotters in the booth and doctors on the Carolina sideline – Panthers t
Cam Newton’s down, but is it a concussion? Experts say call is critical, harder than it appears
The News & Observer / Posted 20 days ago
trainer spotters in the booth and doctors on the Carolina sideline – Panthers team doctor Robert Heyer and an unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant. “During stoppage in play while on-field officials were in the process of administrating penalties,... Read more
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New York Post
Why Broncos-Panthers mess will make Week 1 refs terriblegame, according to Newton. The NFL released a statement Friday saying that a P
Why Broncos-Panthers mess will make Week 1 refs terrible
New York Post / Posted 20 days ago
game, according to Newton. The NFL released a statement Friday saying that a Panthers team physician and an unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant requested video from a spotter, reviewed Newton’s physical response to Stewart’s personal foul, and... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Latest North Carolina, South Carolina sportsmorning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolin
Latest North Carolina, South Carolina sports
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 20 days ago
morning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. The league says during... Read more
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Rutland Herald
NFL: Newton did not need to leave game after hitmorning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolin
NFL: Newton did not need to leave game after hit
Rutland Herald / Posted 21 days ago
morning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. The release also stated... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Is NFL doing enough to protect players from head trauma?team has 10 sideline medical personnel during a game — 10! — including two prim
Is NFL doing enough to protect players from head trauma?
Calgary Sun / Posted 21 days ago
team has 10 sideline medical personnel during a game — 10! — including two primary-care physicians, one unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant (UNC) and four athletic trainers. Others who may suggest a player be checked for a concussion include... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Panthers’ Ron Rivera criticizes officiating after hits on Cam Newtonof injury. It said there was communication between medical personnel on the Car
Panthers’ Ron Rivera criticizes officiating after hits on Cam Newton
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
of injury. It said there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic-trainer spotters in the booth. Rivera didn’t see a need... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
There's a simple flaw in the NFL's rules to protect players from concussionsto enact. During NFL games, there are now unaffiliated certified athletic trai
There's a simple flaw in the NFL's rules to protect players from concussions
Stamford Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
to enact. During NFL games, there are now unaffiliated certified athletic trainers (ATCs) in the press boxes and "neurotrauma consultants" on the sidelines to watch for possible concussion symptoms in players. It's a noteworthy,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
There's a simple flaw in the NFL's rules to protect players from concussionsto enact. During NFL games, there are now unaffiliated certified athletic trai
There's a simple flaw in the NFL's rules to protect players from concussions
Connecticut Post / Posted 21 days ago
to enact. During NFL games, there are now unaffiliated certified athletic trainers (ATCs) in the press boxes and "neurotrauma consultants" on the sidelines to watch for possible concussion symptoms in players. It's a noteworthy,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
There's a simple flaw in the NFL's rules to protect players from concussionsto enact. During NFL games, there are now unaffiliated certified athletic trai
There's a simple flaw in the NFL's rules to protect players from concussions
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
to enact. During NFL games, there are now unaffiliated certified athletic trainers (ATCs) in the press boxes and "neurotrauma consultants" on the sidelines to watch for possible concussion symptoms in players. It's a noteworthy,... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Somers: Startling that NFL opted against concussion timeout for Cam Newtondrives together." "There was communication between medical personnel on the Ca
Somers: Startling that NFL opted against concussion timeout for Cam Newton
The Arizona Republic / Posted 21 days ago
drives together." "There was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. During stoppage in play... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Rivera: Time for Panthers QB Newton to start getting callsto injury. It said there was communication between medical personnel on the Car
Rivera: Time for Panthers QB Newton to start getting calls
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 21 days ago
to injury. It said there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. The release also stated... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
NFL believes concussion procedures were followed properly in Panthers-Broncoswritten statement. "There was communication between medical personnel on the C
NFL believes concussion procedures were followed properly in Panthers-Broncos
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
written statement. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth," the NFL's statement said.... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Rivera: Time for Panthers QB Newton to start getting callsto injury. It said there was communication between medical personnel on the Car
Rivera: Time for Panthers QB Newton to start getting calls
KTVN Reno / Posted 21 days ago
to injury. It said there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. The release also stated... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Rivera: Time for Panthers QB Newton to start getting callsto injury. It said there was communication between medical personnel on the Car
Rivera: Time for Panthers QB Newton to start getting calls
Hawaii News Now / Posted 21 days ago
to injury. It said there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. The release also stated... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Rivera: Time for Panthers QB Newton to start getting callsto injury. It said there was communication between medical personnel on the Car
Rivera: Time for Panthers QB Newton to start getting calls
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 days ago
to injury. It said there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. The release also stated... Read more
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Hamilton News
Broncos batter Newton, but did helmet hits cross line?questions were. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Caro
Broncos batter Newton, but did helmet hits cross line?
Hamilton News / Posted 21 days ago
questions were. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth," the league said in a... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
NFL: Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncosmorning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolin
NFL: Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos
Hawaii News Now / Posted 21 days ago
morning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. The release also stated... Read more
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CBS Denver
NFL: Newton Did Not Need To Leave Game After Hit By Broncosmorning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolin
NFL: Newton Did Not Need To Leave Game After Hit By Broncos
CBS Denver / Posted 21 days ago
morning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. The release also stated... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Jhabvala: NFL fails to protect Cam Newton after multiple helmet-to-helmet hits from Broncosfacial injury. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Carol
Jhabvala: NFL fails to protect Cam Newton after multiple helmet-to-helmet hits from Broncos
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 21 days ago
facial injury. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth," the NFL said in a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
NFL believes concussion procedures were followed properly in Panthers-Broncoswritten statement. "There was communication between medical personnel on the C
NFL believes concussion procedures were followed properly in Panthers-Broncos
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
written statement. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth," the NFL's statement said.... Read more
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TSN
NFL: Newton did not need to leave game after hitmorning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolin
NFL: Newton did not need to leave game after hit
TSN / Posted 21 days ago
morning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. The release also stated... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
NFL: Newton Didn't Need To Leave Game After Hit By Broncosmorning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolin
NFL: Newton Didn't Need To Leave Game After Hit By Broncos
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 21 days ago
morning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. The league says during... Read more
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Business Insider
The NFL had a surprising method of determining Cam Newton didn't have a concussion after a scary hit to the headDan Graziano): "There was communication between medical personnel on the Carol
The NFL had a surprising method of determining Cam Newton didn't have a concussion after a scary hit to the head
Business Insider / Posted 21 days ago
Dan Graziano): "There was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. During stoppage in play... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
NFL: Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncosmorning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolin
NFL: Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 21 days ago
morning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. The release also stated... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
NHL concussion spotters to have new powers for 2016-17was one penalty called by the on-field officials. On Friday morning, the NFL re
NHL concussion spotters to have new powers for 2016-17
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 21 days ago
was one penalty called by the on-field officials. On Friday morning, the NFL released a statement saying an unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant and two independent spotters “concluded there were no indications of a concussion that would require... Read more
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The News & Observer
NFL statement: We were in touch with Panthers sideline about Cam Newtonstatement: “There was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina
NFL statement: We were in touch with Panthers sideline about Cam Newton
The News & Observer / Posted 21 days ago
statement: “There was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. During stoppage in play... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
NFL: Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncosmorning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolin
NFL: Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 21 days ago
morning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. The release also stated... Read more
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Lowell Sun
NFL: Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncosmorning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolin
NFL: Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos
Lowell Sun / Posted 21 days ago
morning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. The league says during... Read more
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KTVN Reno
NFL: Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncosmorning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolin
NFL: Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos
KTVN Reno / Posted 21 days ago
morning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. The release also stated... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Cam Newton keeps playing after three hits to head during Panthers-Broncos gamestay in the game. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Ca
Cam Newton keeps playing after three hits to head during Panthers-Broncos game
Los Angeles Times / Posted 21 days ago
stay in the game. "There was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth,” the league... Read more
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WRAL Sports Fan
NFL: Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncosmorning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolin
NFL: Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos
WRAL Sports Fan / Posted 21 days ago
morning saying there was communication between medical personnel on the Carolina sideline, including the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant, and the two independent certified athletic trainer spotters in the booth. The release also stated... Read more
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