Colts' Hines Ruled Out For Game After Concussion

Nyheim Hines, a running back for the Indianapolis Colts, got a concussion after taking a hard hit against the Denver Broncos on Thursday night. He was later ruled out of the game.

On the first drive, Hines got hurt. He fell as he got up, and he was taken to the locker room so he could be checked out.

It's possible that after taking that hit, Hines exhibited something known as "gross motor instability."

This is part of the NFL's concussion protocol after Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was concussed last week.

Tagovailoa stayed in the Dolphins' game against the Buffalo Bills on September 25 even though he had trouble getting up after getting hit.

He left the field before he was cleared to go back, and then he got hit in the head again during last week's game, sending him to the hospital.

Jonathan Taylor, an All-Pro running back, missed the Thursday night game with an ankle injury, which made the Colts' running back situation even worse.

Phillip Lindsay, a former star for the Broncos, and Deon Jackson carried the bulk of the offensive and defensive responsibilities, respectively.

Jackson ran for 62 yards on 13 carries, and Lindsay ran for 40 yards on 11 carries. After extra time, Indianapolis won 12–9.