The NFL’s chief medical officer called Carson Wentz “heroic” for reporting his concussion during Philadelphia’s playoff loss and disputed the notion the league’s system failed the Eagles quarterback.
Wentz was injured when Seattle’s Jadeveon Clowney hit him helmet-to-helmet from behind in the first quarter of a 17-9 loss in an NFC wild-card game Sunday.
Wentz stayed in and threw a couple of passes before reporting symptoms on the sideline.
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He was examined in the medical tent and went to the locker room for further evaluation after failing the concussion protocol.
He was not allowed to return to the game.
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