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02-18-2013, 11:22 AM
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Originally Posted by kenjets36 View Post
I didn't diagnose anyone. I didn't claim that I knew a time table or even an injury. I offered an alternative view to what could have happened since many make doom and gloom proclamations and they almost never come true.

You don't see the injury. All you see is his reaction.

Also, have you ever gotten the wind knocked out of you? When I played soccer in hs I had a similar thing happen to me as Powe did. I went up for a header, the other guy cut out my legs from under me, i fell straight on my back/ribs. Wind knocked right out of me, i nearly blacked out. I'm sure i looked as dazed as Powe. As for whiplash, in the scenario I gave that would be a viable reason for why they held him out for the rest of the game. Its not uncommon and the way he landed could have more than induced a significant amount of discomfort from, yes, whiplash.
I have no clue what powe will be diagnosed with. I like many others am inclined to guess its a concussion. I also had the wind knocked out of me in a high school hockey game. I was speared, accidentally, right under my ribs. I almost blacked out and everyone thought I was seriously injured. Had it not been the third period I would have been able to come back in the same game. That's why I don't think powe just had the wind knocked out of him.

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