Browns’ Elijah Moore appears to convulse after tackle in scary on-field incident

Browns’ Elijah Moore appears to convulse after tackle in scary on-field incident

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There was a scary moment night in Cleveland.

Late in the second quarter, was tackled from behind on a routine play, but he went to the ground awkwardly.

The receiver fell helmet-first into the playing surface, and then he turned onto his back.

Elijah Moore #8 celebrates a catch against the New York Jets at Cleveland Browns Stadium on December 28, 2023 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

While he lay, Moore’s head shook back and forth, which at first seemed like Moore just shaking off the hit. But then, his arms began flailing.

His arms were not moving violently, but they did look as if Moore had no control over them, prompting a teammate to call for the training staff.

The Amazon Prime Video broadcast was quick to change camera angles.

Trainers were to be on Moore’s side swiftly, but he eventually walked off the field with some help – he did not return to the game, after the Browns said he suffered a concussion.

Dr. Evan Jeffries, who is on X, formerly Twitter, said Moore’s movements were “involuntary…from a brain injury.”

Another doctor, , said Moore may have suffered a seizure.

Elijah Moore and Joe Flacco

Joe Flacco #15 (R) and Elijah Moore #8 celebrate a touchdown in the first half against the New York Jets at Cleveland Browns Stadium on December 28, 2023 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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Moore made five receptions for 61 yards and a touchdown against his former before the injury.

The Browns had already been without , who had 265 receiving yards last week, due to a heel injury.

Elijah Moore tackled

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Elijah Moore (8) is tackled by New York Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley (57) during the first half at Cleveland Browns Stadium.  (Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports)

The Browns had not provided a further update beyond the concussion notice at the time of publishing.

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