Bills’ Dane Jackson taken to hospital with neck harm

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Buffalo Bills cornerback Dane Jackson suffered a neck harm in a collision with a teammate on Monday evening and was taken to a hospital for analysis.

Jackson had full motion in his limbs, however coach Sean McDermott didn’t have an replace past that on the participant’s situation following a 41-7 win over the Tennessee Titans. McDermott mentioned he has a short chat with Jackson within the stadium tunnel earlier than the ambulance left for the hospital.

“You go from being a coach to just being a human when I’m out there watching him getting loaded into the ambulance. That’s a real moment,” McDermott mentioned. “Just praying for him. It’s an unfortunate situation but we’re praying for him and hopefully we get some more (updates) here soon.”

Bills security Jordan Poyer mentioned Jackson knowledgeable him he was all proper throughout a textual content trade following the sport.

Jackson was harm late within the second quarter towards the Tennessee Titans. He tackled receiver Treylon Burks from behind following a 12-yard catch. As Jackson lay on Burks’ again, linebacker Tremaine Edmunds dived in late and struck his teammate immediately within the helmet. Jackson’s neck snapped again following the collision.

After the play, Titans working again Hassan Haskins pulled Jackson off Burks. Jackson lay face down and pounded the turf together with his proper arm.

The sport was delayed for almost 10 minutes as crew docs attended to Jackson, who was transferring his legs. He was then moved onto a stretcher and into an ambulance and pushed off the sphere.

Jackson is a third-year participant who started the season beginning instead of Tre’Davious White, who continues to get well from a left knee harm he suffered final 12 months.

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