Orlando-Apollos Apollos linebacker Ryan Davis Sr. left Sunday's game against the San Antonio commanders on a stretcher after hitting his teammate Earl Okine to tackle a tackle.
While he was leaving the field on the stretcher, Davis congratulated the audience for the AAF. He apparently suffered from a neck injury, wrote the Apollos in a tweet.
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Later, coach Steve Spurrier told reporters that Davis had a bruise at the "spine area".
In two games, Davis recorded two tackles and a bag.
Davis has played six seasons in the NFL with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Dallas Cowboys and Buffalo Bills.
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The Apollos then won the match in a thriller on the Commanders, 37-29.