Denver Broncos starting left tackle Russell Okung was taken by cart to the bus. Jeff Legwold reported that he needed to be helped to the showers and appeared to be getting fluids.
Shortly after that, he was seen on a stretcher and being loaded into an ambulance.
Was taken on a cart out of the locker room. Sitting up. Had IV in him. Loaded onto stretcher and into ambulance.— Nicki Jhabvala (@NickiJhabvala) October 14, 2016
Hopefully this is precautionary and all is okay. We will keep this post updated as this story develops.
UPDATE: 10:40 P.M. MT
Per Patrick Smyth of the Denver Broncos, Okung was taken to the hospital after suffering from concussion-like symptoms possibly related to overheating.
Broncos T Russell Okung was taken to the hospital for further evaluation after experiencing concussion-like symptoms following the game.— Patrick Smyth (@psmyth12) October 14, 2016
Russell Okung went to hospital by ambulance with IV. Team said he suffered concussion symptoms. Overheating may be part of issue. #9sports— Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) October 14, 2016
UPDATE 12:00 A.M M.T.
According to Patrick Smyth, tackle Russell Okung has been released from the hospital
Russell Okung has been released from the hospital and is cleared to return home to Denver tonight.— Patrick Smyth (@psmyth12) October 14, 2016
Okung will return back home to Denver tonight with his teammates. Excellent news after a scary scene after the game.