Thursday, December 5, 2013
Darrelle Revis was knocked out briefly
By Pat Yasinskas
TAMPA, Fla. -- Cornerback Darrelle Revis revealed Thursday that he briefly was knocked out during Sunday’s loss at Carolina.
Revis, who practiced Wednesday and Thursday, said he had to go through the league’s protocol for concussions. Revis said he passed the test.
“They were saying that I got knocked out for a second,’’ Revis said. “I’m fine, though.’’
Revis also bruised his chest and shoulder on the same play where he bumped his head. That came as he tried to intercept a pass intended for Steve Smith. Revis left the game after that and did not return.
Revis said he still has some soreness in his shoulder and chest, but said he expects to be able to play in Sunday’s game with Buffalo.
In other injury news, wide receiver Vincent Jackson (hamstring) took part in practice on a limited basis. Coach Greg Schiano said he’s optimistic Jackson will be able to play Sunday, but nothing is certain.
“You never know,’’ Schiano said. “When you have a leg injury and you’re a receiver, your legs are your life and you’ve got to be able to run. We’ll see when we give it a go, which I don’t know when that will be – if it will be tomorrow, or Saturday or Sunday. Vince is a pro. He’ll know if he can do it or not, so it will be up to him.’’
Defensive tackle Gary Gibson (calf) and wide receiver Chris Owusu (leg) also were limited in Thursday’s practice.