Wes Welker’s receiving stats over a productive NFL career are impressive. Still, there’s another set of numbers associated with him that cannot be ignored: three concussions, nine months.
There is quite a bit more than a “smack in the head” when it comes to concussions and traumatic brain injuries. We probably have learned more about these injuries within the past five years than we had known in the past 50. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains what you need to know about concussions.
Concussions are common injuries among contact sports and battlefield soldiers. Now researchers are developing a drug that could protect the brain from injury.
Wes Welker returned to practice Monday for the first time since sustaining a concussion in an Aug. 23 preseason game against the Houston Texans.
Wes Welker is being evaluated for a possible concussion after taking a hit to the head from Houston defensive back D.J. Swearinger in a preseason game Saturday night.
Peyton Manning and Emmanuel Sanders found their rhythm after an early miscue, connecting for two long touchdowns in the final 67 seconds of the first half of the Denver Broncos’ 18-17 preseason loss to the Houston Texans on Saturday night.
With the Broncos projected No. 1 running back out of the lineup for medical reasons this preseason, several other backs are getting a chance to strut.
The NFL’s officiating chief has cleared Broncos receiver Wes Welker of any wrongdoing for his hit that knocked Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib out of Sunday’s AFC Championship.
Wes Welker ran onto the field last week with a new–giant– helmet. The question is: does that new design prevent concusiions. And if so, why arent all players wearing them? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida looks at the “new” helmet.
Just like in the regular season Percy Harvin’s return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.