Did the Super Bowl Hero Have a Concussion?

Did the NFL and Patriots follow protocol after Julian Edelman took a vicious hit?


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Any discussion of last night's Super Bowl will likely begin and end with Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll’s disastrous late-game decision to throw a pass on second down with the ball at the goal line and Marshawn Lynch looming in the backfield. As we continue to loudly wonder, “What was he thinking?” let’s take a moment to second-guess another potentially disastrous decision: Letting New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman back in the game despite a serious blow to the head.

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