Wilson was hit in the chin Thursday night by Karlos Dansby, who was flagged for roughing the passer. But Wilson was in Seattle’s injury tent for only a few moments and he missed just one play.

Share story

NEW YORK — The NFL confirmed it is reviewing whether the Seattle Seahawks followed proper concussion protocol with quarterback Russell Wilson.

An NFL spokesman said Friday that the league is conducting a “thorough review” of whether the Seahawks followed the protocols when Wilson was sent off the field in the third quarter of Seattle’s 22-16 win over Arizona.

The NFL issued this statement Friday: “A thorough review is underway. According to the policy jointed developed by the NFL and NFLPA, if the Concussion Protocol is not properly followed the club is subject to discipline.”

Wilson was hit in the chin Thursday night by Karlos Dansby, who was flagged for roughing the passer. Referee Walt Anderson sent Wilson off the field. But Wilson was in Seattle’s injury tent for only a few moments and he missed just one play.

Most Read Stories

Unlimited Digital Access. $1 for 4 weeks

Wilson said after the game, “I wasn’t concussed or anything like that.”