By our admittedly rough count, there have been at least 46 concussions in the NFL this season. We've found video for 14 of them — clean hits and dirty ones, big hits and relatively minor ones. Watch and cringe and then wonder how many of the names in the list below belong to future ALS patients.
The list is a work in progress (we owe a debt of gratitude to the folks at the AutoAdmit discussion board). If we're missing anyone, let us know.
Preseason: Ryan Grant (Packers), Hunter Hillenmeyer (Bears), Joseph Addai (Colts), Mark Clayton (Ravens), Nick Sorensen (Browns), Mike Furrey (Redskins), DJ Ware (Giants), Darnell Bing (Texans), Freddy Keiaho (Jaguars)
Pre-Week 2: Clifton Ryan (Rams)
Pre-Week 3: Anthony Bryant (Redskins)
Week 4: Jordan Shipley (Bengals)*, Willis McGahee (Ravens), Asante Samuel (Eagles)*, Riley Cooper (Eagles), Sherrod Martin (Panthers; was fined for Week 1 hit on Kevin Boss), Tony Scheffler (Lions), Jay Cutler (Bears; allegedly the fifth in his career)
* Denotes a concussion included in our video.
We'll try and keep the list updated from here on out. Video is obviously important for something like this. If you manage to find a clip from this season in which a player sustains (or even discusses) a concussion, please send it our way.