Pats confirm Amendola concussed in opener

From ESPN - September 13, 2017

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots confirmed Wednesday that wide receiver Danny Amendola suffered a concussion in the team's season-opening loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. The disclosure was made on the official injury report, which noted that Amendola did not participate in Wednesday's practice.

In addition, the Patriots noted that Amendola also has a knee injury.

Up to this point, Amendola's designation had been described as a head injury. It was assumed he was in the concussion protocol because he had left the season opener with one of the independent spotters from the sideline.

Amendola was believed to have suffered the concussion on a punt return he had fumbled late in the third quarter. This is the third documented concussion that Amendola has suffered in the NFL.


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