Donald Parham says he’s all good and will come back better after scary concussion

Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Los Angeles Chargers 34-28 in overtime during a NFL football game at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood.
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Chargers tight end Donald Parham suffered one of the scariest injuries of this NFL season on Thursday night, but less than 24 hours later he says he’s feeling good.

Parham, who was knocked unconscious when his helmet hit the turf as he attempted to make a diving catch in the end zone on Thursday, wrote on Twitter that he’s OK.

“I’m all good errybody,” Parham wrote. “You know can’t nothing hold a real one down! But I appreciate all the love and support from everyone. It means so much to me and my family to know so many people are thinking about me and my well being. And God has a plan for my life and so just know I’m coming back better than before! Bolt up!”

Parham had to be stretchered off the field and had to be hospitalized on Thursday night. He has been diagnosed with a concussion, but considering how scary the injury looked, that he’s feeling good a day later has to be taken as very good news.

18 responses to “Donald Parham says he’s all good and will come back better after scary concussion

  1. Does Joe Buck think before he talks ? He thought his hands were shaking because it was chilly !!!

  2. One of the scariest injuries I ever saw. His hands were trembling, he was on a flat board and I feared that he was paralyzed. Thankfully, it appears that he will be ok. Joe Buck could have done better, but perhaps he was traumatized also.

  3. Thanking the doctors and science for providing care and continued research into the traumatic brain injuries which still plague the NFL.

  4. Thanks for the update on this young man. That was the scariest thing I’ve seen in almost 50 years of watching the NFL.Wierd that he got knocked out by his head hitting the ground, it didn’t look like anything in real time. Prayers do work!!

  5. Glad this young man is ok…hope no lingering effects, concussions are very serious, especially in contact sports. These guys put their future health on the line every week, and NFL football is a viscous game. I love a good hit, and a nice play, or any player going all out on a play, but am always hopeful that it comes without life changing injury. Play hard guys, just want you to be safe….

  6. Thank God he’s ok. Many of us prayed for him
    Thank technology, science and doctors. No supernatural entity required.

  7. Do people not remember the Jahvid Best concussion? This was the same thing. Seeing this injury twice in a lifetime… both were sickening to watch.

  8. That looked like a Jahvid Best – type injury. The concussions might be chronic for him from here on out.

  9. Parham better talk to Jahvid Best. Being knocked out cold like this is going to make further concussions much more likely. I hate to say it but he should quite while he is ahead and retire. Glad he is ok.

  10. I watched that play multiple times – it seems like such an innocuous, normal play it’s shocking that he was knocked out cold on it.

  11. Man I think that was the scariest injury I’ve seen. I’ve seen plenty of gruesome, but that was flat out scary.

    Everyone give Joe Buck crap about the chilly temps comment. He knew. He’s not dumb. But I was watching with my little kids, 7 and 8, and it freaked them out a bit. His comments may have been for that exact reason, he knows that families and kids are watching.

  12. Start thanking doctors and science, not god. It’s ridiculous that people think their well-wishing actually cured this young man. Your thoughts and prayers only mean something to you.

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