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Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders leaves game with concussion

Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is being evaluated for a concussion after taking a hit from St. Louis Rams free safety Rodney McLeod. 
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Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders wasevaluated for a concussion after taking a hit from St. Louis Rams free safety Rodney McLeod. He has been ruled out for the rest of the game.

Sanders was hit while attempting to catch a pass from quarterback Peyton Manning in the third quarter of the game. Sanders was slow to get up and was helped off the field.

McLeod was penalized 15 yards for unnecessary roughness on the play.

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After the play, there was debate on Twitter regarding the legality of the hit, and whether McLeod should have been penalized for the play. Most felt it was not a direct hit to the helmet.

- Sarah Barshop