After one preseason game, the Browns now know what kinds of things they need to work on as the regular season approaches. What they also now know is, some things may be out of their control to work on.
Take, for instance, the curious case of Mohammad Massoquoi. Massoquoi took one hit in last Friday’s game, and promptly was removed from the game for precautionary reasons related to concussion symptoms. On Tuesday, it was revealed the spotter in the stands was the official who had Massoquoi removed from the game.
While in the course of a normal game Massoquoi may have come back in, assuming he was symptom free, it ended his night and created a whole new debate over concussions in the NFL, a debate that won’t hit the national stage until it happens to someone like Tom Brady.
What if Tom Brady takes a good hit on Sunday Night Football in the third quarter and the spotter, who has no ability to look in the players’ eye or question him, tells the trainers to pull him aside? What if there ...