• Seahawks DE Bennett taken off on stretcher

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Sep 29, 2013
    Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett has been taken off the field on a stretcher after being injured on a hit on Texans quarterback Matt Schaub. Sunday’s scariest injury came in Houston, where Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett left on a stretcher after suffering an apparent head/neck injury. There was no immediate word on the nature of his injury, but he was moving his legs and arms before he was strapped on the board and rolled off the field on a stretcher. Coach Pete Carroll said later that Bennett suffered a “strained muscle in his back that really grabbed him and really hurt him.” But the Seahawks announced he was being evaluated for a lower back injury, and had feeling in all his extremities.By The Associated Press That he was able to come back to the sideline at all, though, helped ease the minds of his Seahawk teammates and provide a little spark as Seattle completed a rally from 17 points down to beat the Houston Texans 23-20 in overtime.
    Source: ESPN.com
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