Packers-Patriots Game Suspended After Serious Injury To Rookie That Left On A Stretcher

Isaiah Bolden

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Patriots updated that rookie cornerback Isaiah Bolden has been released from the hospital this morning, via Mike Reiss of ESPN.

Original Story:

The game between the Patriots and the Packers came to an abrupt halt following a serious injury to Patriots cornerback Isaiah Bolden.

Both teams announced: “Upon mutual agreement of the teams, tonight’s game between the New England Patriots and the Green Bay Packers has been suspended,”

The unfortunate incident occurred early in the fourth quarter. Bolden was inadvertently struck by a fellow teammate during a crucial play.

Patriots linebacker Calvin Munson accidentally collided with Bolden’s head while attempting to tackle a Packers player.

The impact left Bolden motionless on the field, prompting immediate concern from players, coaches, and fans alike.

As medical personnel worked swiftly to assess the situation, Bolden was carefully immobilized on a backboard and then gently placed onto a stretcher.

The New England Patriots released a statement shortly after the incident, providing some relief amid the tension. According to the statement, Bolden had maintained feeling in all of his extremities, offering a glimmer of hope amidst the worrying circumstances.

Nevertheless, he was taken to a local hospital for comprehensive tests and close observation, ensuring that his well-being remains the top priority.

Isaiah Bolden, a 7th round draft pick in this year’s 2023 NFL Draft, had been aiming to secure a coveted spot on the Patriots’ roster through a strong showing during the pre-season.