coach Todd Bowles says that quarterback John Wolford was discharged from the hospital and will be able to travel back with the team to Tampa Bay.
During the Buccaneers-Jets pre-season game, quarterback John Wolford was removed from the field on a stretcher due to a neck injury.
The injury prompted immediate transport to a nearby hospital for further evaluation and care.
The incident occurred during a play in which Wolford was sacked by Jets defender Jayln Holmes, resulting in a heavy impact to his neck.
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Prior to the injury, Wolford had been showcasing his ability on the field, completing all four of his pass attempts for a total of 57 yards.
Tampa Bay’s head coach, Todd Bowles, provided an update on Wolford’s condition, expressing a cautiously optimistic outlook. “He got his movement back in his arm,” Bowles revealed. “It kind of went numb a little bit. He got his movement back, and he seems to be OK.”
John Wolford had recently joined the Buccaneers’ roster during the offseason after playing with the Rams.
He’s hoping to land a spot on the team as the third-string quarterback, positioned behind Baker Mayfield and Kyle Trask.