Raiders’ Trent Brown hospitalized following mishap with IV earlier than recreation towards Browns


Trent Brown was hospitalized after struggling a mishap with an IV previous to the Raiders‘ 16-6 victory over the Browns on Sunday. Brown, who was taken to a hospital earlier than the beginning of the sport, had air enter his bloodstream and it required quick medical consideration, based on NFL Community’s Ian Rappoport and Tom Pelissero. Brown will reportedly stay hospitalized in a single day. 

Brown, who lately got here off of the crew’s reserve-COVID-19 record, examined optimistic for the virus lower than two weeks in the past. The six-year veteran, who final season was chosen to his first Professional Bowl, was slated to start out on Sunday earlier than the mishap with the IV. 

“We’re simply going to say that he bought in poor health right here within the locker room and he is being evaluated proper now,” Raiders coach Jon Gruden mentioned of Brown after the sport, by way of ESPN’s Paul Gutierrez. “We’ll replace you as quickly as we all know one thing. However I am instructed every part is OK. We had been anticipating Trent to play right now; he had an ideal apply on Friday.”

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr described what it was like seeing Brown taken to the hospital previous to kickoff. 

“Swiftly, we are available and so they’re wheeling him out and I am like, ‘Bro, what’s going on?’ It was loopy and so we prayed,” Carr mentioned. “As a crew we prayed for him, we made certain he was OK, his household, as a result of I am certain they had been scared to demise.”

“We may write a reasonably good e book in simply my seven years right here,” Carr added. “There’s been some loopy stuff that has occurred. And right now was one other a kind of issues.”

Sam Younger, an 11-year veteran, stuffed in for Brown earlier than he needed to depart the sport with an damage. With Brown out, the Raiders acquired a stable effort from Brandon Parker, a three-year veteran who has made 15 begins throughout his time with the Raiders. With Parker within the lineup, the Raiders rushed for 208 yards on 45 carries that included 128 yards from working again Josh Jacobs. Las Vegas, which has not made the playoffs since 2016, is now 4-3 and in second place within the AFC West. 



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