Video: Senorise Perry, Trevor Reilly in scary collision at Patriots-Dolphins game
The New England Patriots are hosting the Miami Dolphins on Sunday and the opening kick of the second half created one of the scariest situations we’ve seen in 2017.
After trying to keep fellow return man Jakeem Grant in the end zone on the return, Dolphins running back Senorise Perry turned to go get a block and ran full speed into Patriots linebacker Trevor Reilly, who was also charging down the field at full speed.
The two players met at around the Dolphins 15-yard line and collided violently helmet-to-helmet. Both players went down and remained down with what appeared to be either head or neck injuries.
Perry and Reilly both had to be escorted off the field and are presumably being entered into the league’s concussion protocol, where they’ll both be subject to examination by independent officials. They both had to go back to the locker room escorted by trainers for further analysis.
Perry is being evaluated for a concussion while Reilly was listed as doubtful to return with a head injury. The Dolphins running back is a 211-pound running back with 4.4-second speed in the 40-yard dash while Reilly is a 245-pound linebacker with sub-4.7 speed in the 40, so the two can generate a tremendous amount of force with a full head of steam.
Video of the incident was captured here.
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