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Offline Dulak  
#11 Posted : Monday, October 21, 2013 3:42:53 PM(UTC)
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You had to feel for his family while he was laying there. Remember his son's comments from the last time he got hurt, and you know it had to seem like he was laying there forever.


Thats what I told my wife when we watched the game - his son will be like " SEE Dad! ... I dont want you to play football EVER again!"

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#12 Posted : Monday, October 21, 2013 4:53:07 PM(UTC)
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Diagnosis I just heard was "spinal cord bruise". That'll mean weekly MRIs to watch as the contusion heals. If Jameel McClain is any indication, it could be a long road ahead for Finley.
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#13 Posted : Monday, October 21, 2013 5:00:38 PM(UTC)
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Look, I'm happy it doesn't sound more serious, but Matthew's was held out of a game this year for "precautionary" reasons, and hasn't seen the field again this year (IIRC).
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#14 Posted : Monday, October 21, 2013 5:04:52 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: K_Buz Go to Quoted Post
Look, I'm happy it doesn't sound more serious, but Matthew's was held out of a game this year for "precautionary" reasons, and hasn't seen the field again this year (IIRC).


He was held out 2nd half of a game as a precaution then started the next game. He happened to suffer a different unrelated injury in that next game that required surgery.

Either way it's a different situation to be held out of a game for precautionary reasons and to be held into the hospital overnight for precautionary reasons.
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#15 Posted : Monday, October 21, 2013 5:11:30 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Tezzy Go to Quoted Post
Diagnosis I just heard was "spinal cord bruise". That'll mean weekly MRIs to watch as the contusion heals. If Jameel McClain is any indication, it could be a long road ahead for Finley.


Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain makes his first start 10 months after injury

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Since getting hurt against the Washington Redskins last year, McClain was told by at least one doctor that he would never play football again. However, he was on the field in Sunday's 19-16 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.


I think it might best to plan on Finley not playing another snap this year.
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#16 Posted : Monday, October 21, 2013 5:20:04 PM(UTC)
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#17 Posted : Monday, October 21, 2013 6:12:34 PM(UTC)
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Glad he's going to be ok off the field. I don't know much about bruised spinal cord, what's the time frame to play again with that or is it a career threatning injury?
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#18 Posted : Monday, October 21, 2013 7:33:21 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: steveishere Go to Quoted Post
Glad he's going to be ok off the field. I don't know much about bruised spinal cord, what's the time frame to play again with that or is it a career threatning injury?


Gerry Berry had that in 2000 or thereabouts and as a result trainers found stenosis.

Hopefully he will be fine.
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#19 Posted : Tuesday, October 22, 2013 4:20:10 AM(UTC)
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