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Santana Moss Diagnosed With Concussion After Late Collision
LANDOVER, Md. – Washington Redskins receiver Santana Moss was diagnosed with a concussion after he collided with a defensive player late in the loss to Carolina on Sunday and was not allowed to return to the game.
Moss, who had just one catch for two yards in the 21-13 loss, collided with Panthers cornerback Josh Norman with 3:22 remaining. He was the intended receiver on that play, running out of the left slot but apparently unaware of Norman’s presence.
He dressed with the rest of his teammates after the game but was not allowed to speak to reporters about his health because of a league policy prohibiting players experiencing concussion-like symptoms from doing so.
Because of the bye week, Moss will have two weeks to recover from the concussion before the Redskins face Philadelphia on Nov. 18. He has 24 catches for 313 yards and a team-high five touchdowns through nine games.
He is the fifth Redskins player to sustain a concussion this season, joining cornerback Josh Wilson, receiver Aldrick Robinson, quarterback Robert Griffin III and safety Jordan Pugh.