Collins misses second straight game

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Oct 212010
Collins misses second straight game

October 21 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The 76ers closed out the preseason Wednesday night with coach Doug Collins away from the sideline for the second consecutive game. Collins, 59, underwent tests earlier in the day because of symptoms related to a concussion he suffered on Memorial Day. The Sixers, who have Thursday off, said they expected Collins [More…]

Oct 192010
Reid says DeSean Jackson should be back after Eagles' bye week

October 19 Philadelphia Daily News: “DESEAN JACKSON remembers scoring two touchdowns Sunday, Andy Reid said, even if he doesn’t remember the Dunta Robinson hit that left both players concussed, lying motionless on the field, “like a Rocky movie,” Reid said. Reid, speaking at his weekly day-after news conference, said it would be “a real stretch [More…]

Sep 172010
Kolb, Bradley Officially Out; Vicks Says He's Ready

September 17 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Quarterback Kevin Kolb and linebacker Stewart Bradley did not practice Friday and are both listed as out for Sunday’s game against Detroit, Eagles coach Andy Reid said. Both players had left the facility before practice began. “They feel really great,” Reid said of Bradley and Kolb. Reid said they have shown [More…]

Sep 152010
Concussions, injuries an unfortunate part of football

September 15 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Winston Justice: “THERE IS a quiet secret that doesn’t get talked about much in the locker room – concussions. In all the years I’ve played this game, I’ve never acknowledged having them. Very few of my teammates have ever even actually uttered the word concussion. I can recall many times [More…]

Sep 142010
Bradley's return after concussion was failure to communicate

September 14 Philadelphia Daily News: “When Troy Aikman watched Eagles linebacker Stewart Bradley stagger and fall trying to get up following his concussioncausing collision with teammate Ernie Sims in the second quarter of Sunday’s 27-20 loss to the Packers, the Fox analyst said what millions of viewers watching at home were thinking. “I have to [More…]

Sep 132010
NFLPA: Eagles acted "appropriately" with Kolb, Bradley

September 13 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The Eagles acted appropriately when it came to evaluating quarterback Kevin Kolb and linebacker Stewart Bradley and their concussions Sunday, according to the top doctor for the players’ union. Thom Mayer, the NFL Players Association’s medical director, said he came to that conclusion after an NFL doctor spoke to the Eagles [More…]

Jul 022010

July 2 Philadelphia Inquirer “As if the injury news concerning Chase Utley and Placido Polanco weren’t troubling enough for the Phillies, their injured catcher Carlos Ruiz is not ready to proceed on a rehab assignment this weekend as originally planned. Ruiz met with renowned concussion specialist Michael Collins at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center [More…]