Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Kevin Everett SEVERLY Injured


It's been a long time since a football player has sustained an injury as severe as paralysis. On Sunday, Kevin Everett sustained a "catastrophic and life-threatening spinal-cord injury while trying to make a tackle during the Buffalo Bills' season opener and is unlikely to walk again." This is really sad. I believe in miracles so I hope that one day he's able to walk again.

"A best-case scenario is full recovery, but not likely," orthopedic surgeon Andrew Cappuccino said. "I believe there will be some permanent neurologic deficit." Everett was hurt Sunday after he ducked his head while tackling the Denver Broncos' Domenik Hixon during the second-half kickoff. Everett dropped face-first to the ground after his helmet hit Hixon high on the left shoulder and side of the helmet. Cappuccino noted the 25-year-old reserve tight end did have touch sensation throughout his body and also showed signs of movement. But he cautioned that Everett's injury was life-threatening because he was still susceptible to blood clots, infection and breathing failure."



3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Sad story. Pray to God that he will have some semblance of normalcy...........Pats fan.

Monday Night Football Rocks! said...

He's gained movement in his arms and legs! Seems like you have every reason 2 believe n miracles.

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