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New York Jets linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin has been released from the hospital. 

By SI Wire
September 14, 2015

New York Jets linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin has been released from the hospital, the team announced Monday. 

Mauldin was diagnosed with a concussion on Sunday, after it was initially believed that he may have suffered a neck injury. The rookie went down while making a tackle in the third quarter of the Jets' game against the Browns after it appeared that a teammate made contact with the side of Mauldin's helmet. 

Mauldin barely moved on the ground for several minutes before he was taken off the field on a stretcher. 

After being released from the hospital, Mauldin thanked fans for their support in a tweet and said that he is ‘perfectly fine.’

The Jets won their opening game of the season 31-10 against the Browns. 

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