Jets wide receiver Breshad Perriman is in the NFL's concussion protocol after leaving Sunday’s 18-10 loss to the Bills late in the fourth quarter, following a vicious hit he took along the sidelines from Buffalo’s Micah Hyde while attempting to make a catch.
With just under two minutes to go and the Jets facing a second-and-18, Sam Darnold threw a deep ball that looked like it might be caught by Perriman, but Hyde came in and delivered a hard shoulder into Perriman’s chest and neck area, also appearing to make helmet-to-helmet contact.
Hyde was penalized for a hit on a defenseless receiver and flagged for 15 yards, while Perriman was down on the sidelines for several minutes before sitting up and walking off the field under his own power.
Unfortunately for the Jets, the penalty set them up at their own 32 with 1:45 to go and no timeouts down eight, but George Fant was flagged for holding on the next play, Darnold was sacked on the play after that, and on the third snap post-penalty, Bills linebacker Jared Hughes snagged a deflected ball for an interception that ostensibly ended the game.
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