Cleveland Browns president Mike Holmgren held a press conference on Wednesday in an attempt to shed some light on the drama surrounding quarterback Colt McCoy’s concussion.
It’s safe to say that he accomplished that, clearing the air about the whole situation, but it’s also safe to say that the press conference had a tense atmosphere. Clearly, Holmgren has been bothered by the fact that many members of the media – both national and local – have taken certain liberties in writing about the Browns this season. Speculation has run rampant on a variety of issues and Holmgren has had to appear on occasion to put out the fire.
On Wednesday, Holmgren admitted that McCoy was not tested for a concussion on the sidelines, but expressed only the utmost confidence in the Browns’ training staff:
“Our medical staff and our training staff — we have the best in football. There’s no doubt in my mind. These guys are really good.”
When asked why the medical personnel didn’t check McCoy for a head injury,