Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green is in the NFL’s concussion protocol after being hit in the head during Sunday night’s 27-17 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, The Cincinnati Enquirer's Paul Dehner Jr. reports.
Green was nailed by Steelers safety Mike Mitchell after making a 17-yard reception in the fourth quarter. Before the hit, Green was stripped of the ball, which was recovered by the Steelers.
Green had eight catches for 82 yards in the game before leaving the game for good after the hit by Mitchell.
Green finished the regular season with 69 catches for 1,041 yards and six touchdowns.
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