– The Jacksonville Jaguars-Miami Dolphins preseason game was halted with 8 minutes, 32 seconds remaining due to an injury to Dolphins receiver Daewood Davis.
– The Jaguars were leading 31-18 when the game was stopped.
– Davis was hit by Jaguars linebacker Dequan Jackson and was immobilized on a backboard and carted off the field after being attended to by medical personnel from both teams.
– Players from both teams gathered around Davis during the treatment, and head coaches Mike McDaniel and Doug Pederson discussed with officials before the game was called.
– Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence expressed concern and sympathy for Davis, stating that seeing a player go down like that is tough.
– Dolphins wide receiver Tyreek Hill checked on Davis immediately, disregarding any restrictions, to ensure his well-being.
– The Dolphins later reported that Davis was taken to a medical center for evaluation, confirming he was conscious and had movement in all extremities.
– Both Tua Tagovailoa and McDaniel praised Davis as a respected teammate and person, making it difficult to continue the game after witnessing the injury.
– Both coaches, McDaniel and Pederson, agreed that suspending the game was the right decision for player safety, considering the impact on mental state and well-being.