The Cardinals are placing linebacker John Abraham on injured reserve due to ongoing concussion issues, ESPN.com reports Friday. Abraham had left the team last week after suffering from memory loss due to concussions, but returned to the team shortly after. Unfortunately, he was never able to get through the concussion protocol, and the team has apparently opted to end his season rather than allow him to try and return.
Cardinals linebacker John Abraham didn't pass the concussion protocol Tuesday, FOXSports.com reports. Abraham will attempt to be cleared Wednesday as he looks to return from his Week 1 injury.
Cardinals coach Bruce Arians told reporters Monday linebacker John Abraham, who left the team after suffering a concussion Week 1 against the Chargers, will return to the team this week. Arians said Abraham will be back at the team's complex Tuesday and working toward getting cleared from his recent concussion.
Cardinals linebacker John Abraham left the team, "quite possibly for good," after suffering another concussion Monday night, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. Abraham has suffered from memory loss for more than a year, the report added. This could mark the end of his NFL career.
Cardinals linebacker John Abraham suffered a blow to his head in the third quarter of Monday's game against San Diego and was taken to the locker room. He was being evaluated for a concussion.