DENVER — Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was strapped down on a bodyboard and carted off the sphere within the third quarter towards the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
He was taken to a hospital as a precaution for additional analysis of a head harm.
With 5:34 left within the third quarter, Bridgewater scrambled to his proper on second-and-5 from his 30-yard line and Bengals linebacker Joe Bachie got here up and squatted as he was about to make the deal with.
They collided and Bridgewater went airborne, falling on his face simply as he was hit once more by defensive deal with B.J. Hill and Bridgewater lay immobile as Bachie rolled onto his again on his personal a number of yards away as involved gamers from each groups gathered on the sphere.
Whereas Bachie was helped off with a leg harm and dominated out, the cart got here out to take Bridgewater off the sphere. He was changed by backup Drew Lock.
Later within the drive, Lock threw a 25-yard landing cross to Tim Patrick with 1:15 left within the third quarter, giving Denver a 10-9 lead.