Shock as Patriots-Packers game called off as CB Isaiah Bolden taken off field on stretcher | The Sun
AFTER the injury of New England Patriot's cornerback, Isaiah Bolden, the game has been suspended by mutual decision.
It was reported by the NFL that Bolden "had feeling in all his extremities, but has been taken to a local hospital for further tests and observation.”
Bolden had been accidentally knocked to the ground by a teammate in the fourth quarter leading both teams to take a knee while medics rushed to his side.
The Patriots X account announced: "Upon mutual agreement of the teams, tonight’s game between the New England Patriots and the Green Bay Packers has been suspended"
In a press conference, coach Bill Belichick said he has no additional updates onthe player's condition, saying: "We'll all pray for Isaiah."
He continued: "I appreciate the way the league handled it. I think that was the right thing to do."
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He went on to say that they would talk about the game later after a "regroup."
The long-time coach went on to agree that something like this put everything into perspective, although it is not the first time he has been faced with a potential player injury such as this.
Fans have taken to X, formerly known as Twitter, to share in Belichick's call for prayers with multiple replies to Patriot Official Account posts reading: "Prayers up."
Patriot Quarterback Mac Jones spoke on his teammate's injury.
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"You can't take things for granted. Just want to be there for one another, want to be there for him him, for his family."
He went on to say that "it sounds like he's [Bolden] doing a lot better."
On how both the Packers and Patriots came together at the end, the quarterback said: "I think it's important that, just as people, right, beyond the game of football, just to understand that we all love each other."
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