Buffalo Bills’ Dane Jackson avoids major neck or spinal cord injury, and is discharged from hospital

Buffalo, NY – Bills Cornerback Dean Jackson He was released from hospital with a neck injury, with the team saying he had not sustained a major injury to his neck or spinal cord.

Corner was carried off the field in an ambulance during the Bills’ 41-7 win over the Tennessee Titans on Monday night. He received a CT scan and X-ray at the hospital and is undergoing further evaluation Tuesday.

Safety bills Mika Hyde He also went to the hospital Monday night to be evaluated after sustaining a neck injury in the third trimester. He was later released.

“We were kind of going back and forth last night, trying to figure out if I should go to the hospital,” Bills coach Sean McDermott said on Tuesday. ” [Bills head athletic trainer] Nate [Breske] I don’t think that would be necessary from a timing standpoint. It looked like they were going to be released, both of them, and they did, so I was glad to see the smiles on their faces. …Nate sent me a picture of them as I got home.”

Jackson was transferred to Erie County Medical Center after a colleague Tremaine Edmonds Inadvertently made contact with Jackson’s head/neck area while trying to help deal with the recipient Trillon borax In the last minute of the second quarter.

“It’s definitely a tough game,” Edmonds said. “I kind of saw the receiver still on, just trying to finish the play.” “A situation, I obviously didn’t do it on purpose. I would never try to do something like that to my teammates, but like I said… the receiver was still on, I was just trying to finish it on the floor, unfortunately I ended up hitting Danish”.

Edmunds noted that Jackson gave his thumbs up before leaving the court.

The entire Bills came out of the sideline to check on Jackson as he was eventually put on a stretcher and taken off the field. The game was paused for about 10 minutes while Jackson leaned in.

McDermott got a chance to speak with Jackson in the stadium tunnel at halftime before Jackson was taken to the hospital. He also spoke to Jackson at the team facility on Tuesday.

“We had a good conversation downstairs in the practice room,” McDermott said of Jackson. “And again, like I said, he seems to be in good spirits.”

safety Hamlin destructiona close friend and former college classmate of Jackson, was consoled on the sideline by the linebacker Tyrell Dodson With high feelings.

“I felt terrible,” Hamlin said. “I felt like one of my brothers had fallen.” “And with the seriousness of how it happened, it just made it even more extreme, because it just doesn’t seem like [a] Ordinary injury. But as soon as I talked to [Jackson], once he told me he was good on the court – we got that kind of bond where he’d tell me if something happened, so, I’m praying for him, and I know he’s going to be okay. “

Jackson, selected in the 2020 seventh round from Pittsburgh, was the Bills No. 1 while Tre’Davious White remained on the Reserve/PUP roster recovering from a torn ACL. He had two tackles before exiting the game and intercepting his second career in the Bills’ season-opening win against the Rams. Jackson, 25, started six regular season games and two playoff games in place of the Whites last year.

Rising Cornbucks Christian Benford And the Kaiir Elam They were spinning in front of Jackson and both played when he got out of the game.

“To know that he has been discharged from the hospital, pray for him and his family.” Wide reception Stefon Diggs He said in the first take. “As a team, we’ll stand behind him. We’ll do it for 30. That’s one of our guys. We love him, we just have to put football to the side sometimes and realize it’s bigger than that. A guy who’s already injured and this is his life. Just send him lots of love and lots of good energy.” “.

McDermott said more injury news will be announced and shared on Wednesday as the team prepares to face the Miami Dolphins (2-0). start wide reception Gabe Davis (Ankle) Defensive Intervention Ed Oliver (Ankle), missed the match against the Titans.