By Anica Padilla

DENVER (CBS4) — Denver Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has been released from the hospital and is doing well, team officials announced Monday morning. He will enter the NFL’s concussion protocol.

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Bridgewater was carted off Empower Field at Mile High Stadium following a crushing tackle in the third quarter of the team’s game Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Bridgewater tucked the ball and dove for a first down. As hit landed on his left shoulder, 300-pound Cincinnati defensive lineman B.J. Hill drove Bridgewater into the turf.

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Bridgewater was taken from the stadium to a hospital for observation overnight.

Drew Lock came in and completed the drive for Denver with a touchdown pass to wideout Tim Patrick.

Anica Padilla