Posted by Josh Katzowitz
The concussion suffered by Colts WR Austin Collie was a better diagnosis than one could have expected. Especially if you watched Collie’s crash with Eagles DBs Kurt Coleman and Quintin Mikell and saw him fall to the turf and not move.
But that doesn’t mean the injury didn’t scare the daylights out of his teammates and coaches. Because it did.
"I won't go into all the details about it, but he took a pretty good hit," coach Jim Caldwell told reporters after the Colts lost 26-24 to the Eagles. "He was out, unconscious for a period of time."
Said QB Peyton Manning: "Coach Caldwell told us early it was a concussion and you don't like to hear that. It's better than what everybody fears at that point."
For the record, Caldwell said he thought the officials made the proper call, throwing the penalty flag for a helmet-to-helmet hit. Now, we wait for Collie to return to health and for the potential fines and suspensions to be doled out.
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