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Cameron Sheffield leaves game with neck injury

For the second straight week, a Chiefs defender has been taken off the field after being immobilized on a stretcher. 

We just hope that linebacker Cameron Sheffield is able to return to the team as fast as cornerback Maurice Leggett was able to after his injury last weekend. (Leggett suffered a concussion and was able to watch practice this week.)

Sheffield went down in the third quarter Friday after a scary helmet to helmet hit.  While his teammates all kneeled in prayer around him, Sheffield was lifted on to a stretcher and then taken off the field in a cart.  Sheffield did not appear to show any movement.  The Chiefs say it’s a neck injury and that Sheffield is being evaluated.

We’ll let you know when we hear an update.  In the meantime, we send our best thoughts to Sheffield in hopes for a positive prognosis.

UPDATE: Sheffield was conscious and talking to medical personnel as he left the field.

UPDATE II: Coach Todd Haley sent his prayers out to Sheffield, but didn’t have medical information he felt comfortable giving out yet.

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7 Responses to “Cameron Sheffield leaves game with neck injury”
  1. Ska4Life says: Aug 28, 2010 12:04 AM

    Wait, you didn’t watch this one again on your over-priced NFL Preseason thing?

  2. badthing says: Aug 28, 2010 12:57 AM

    Not a fan of either team, but the guy is ok.

  3. kc101 says: Aug 28, 2010 12:58 AM

    get well soon

  4. VoxVagina says: Aug 28, 2010 1:02 AM

    “…A Chiefs defender has been taken off the field after being immobilized on a stretcher”
    That doesn’t make sense. That wording implies he was immobilized by lying down on the stretcher
    “A Chiefs defender has been taken off the field on a stretcher after being immobilized.”
    Fixed.

  5. mustbechris says: Aug 28, 2010 7:15 AM

    hit was vicious, he collided with mike bell and dropped immediately, his helmet fell like halfway off and all. eagles and cardinals both knelt in prayer. hope he’s okay. didn’t look like he was moving too much when they carted him off the field.

  6. beerbelliedkillinforce says: Aug 28, 2010 9:07 AM

    any update on him. It was a scarry hit the way he fell and didnt move.
    My prayers go out to the kid and his family.

  7. YourJustJealous says: Aug 28, 2010 9:39 AM

    Vox Vagina
    Another turd that has nothing better to do with his life other than come on here and critique sentence structure.
    some of you people are really, really pathetic

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