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Panthers coach Ron Rivera stated Friday that Kuechly is incorporated in the concussion protocol. He pointed out not one other injuries and offered not one other details.
When Luke Kuechly was proven on Thursday night’s broadcast in tears, sobbing in the game after which removed on the cart towards the locker room, everybody expressed immediate concern for that Carolina Panthers’ star linebacker.
Kuechly endured a concussion. By it’s true that how serious that’s.
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Kuechly’s teammate Thomas Davis published an image with him after Thursday’s game, and Kuechly made an appearance in good spirits.
While you’ve seen players get emotional after having suffered apparent season-ending injuries, just like a torn ACL or damaged leg, it’s rare to determine a reaction like Kuechly needed to a concussion. The injuries came as he attempted to tackle Saints running back Tim Hightower and it was hit from behind as he was knocked back. Kuechly missed three games last season after having suffered a concussion.
We’ll observe how Kuechly recovers out of this concussion. Suffering the injuries was clearly a difficult moment for him.