Mychal Rivera Suffers Concussion After Hard Hit (GIF)

Nov 24, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Tennessee Titans free safety Michael Griffin (33) tackles Oakland Raiders tight end Mychal Rivera (81) in the second quarter at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Every week there’s a hit in the NFL that looks like it could end a career.

Unfortunately for former Tennessee Volunteers tight end Mychal Rivera, he was the recipient of one of those hits on Sunday.

 

Rivera, along with Titans DB Michael Griffin, who delivered the hit, both suffered concussions as a result of the hit.

The Oakland Raiders tight end had one catch for 10 yards on the day. Rivera had been developing a nice chemistry with Raiders QB Matt McGloin.

It’s unclear how much time Rivera will miss.

 

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  • James

    This was a dirty hit Griffin deserves a fine at the least hopefully a suspension

    • zach ragan

      Looks like he’s being suspended a game, but he’s appealing.

  • KloverJane

    What a piece of trash.

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