Miami Dolphins rookie wide receiver David Davis He was released after spending the night at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida, and placed in the NFL’s concussion protocol, coach Mike McDaniel said Sunday.
Davis was carted off the field on a spinal board after taking a hit to the head in the Dolphins’ preseason finale against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday but was conscious and able to move all of his limbs.
McDaniel said Davis will continue to be monitored.
“He’s doing better than last night in terms of energy and stuff,” McDaniel said. “Like I said last night, there were some things we were worried about that were avoided. … There’s definitely a lot of guys who are very, very, very happy and relieved to see him.”
Multiple Dolphins players were injured in Saturday night’s game. Defensive back Eliza Campbell, who was challenging for a starting safety job, suffered a knee injury and was taken to the locker room on a cart. McDaniel said Campbell avoided an ACL tear but still has “significant injuries that will take him out for the season.”
come back Salvan Ahmed was taken to the locker room and evaluated for a concussion; He has cleared the exam but is still considered daily. McDaniel said the quarterback Mike White It cleared the concussion protocol on Friday after spending most of the week progressing through it.
White and a 2022 seventh-round pick Skyler Thompson The Dolphins’ backup quarterback job has competed, but McDaniel said he won’t publicly announce the winner until the players are notified.