Everett Under Sedation

Buffalo Bills reserve tight end Kevin Everett remains in an intensive care unit and will spend one to two days under sedation as doctors evaluate the extent of a severe spinal injury that could leave him paralyzed. That's what a partner of the player's agent tells The Associated Press.

Everett sustained what the team called a cervical spine injury when he ducked his head while driving in to tackle Denver's Domenik Hixon during the second half-opening kickoff.

He was taken off the field by ambulance about 15 minutes later and transported to a local hospital where he underwent surgery.

The Bills team doctor is expected to provide a medical update
later this afternoon.


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