Three Rams defenders enter concussion protocol in first half

Sunday December 27th, 2015

Three members of the Rams defense left Sunday’s game against the Seahawks to be evaluated for possible concussions.

Defensive tackle, Nick Fairley, defensive end Ethan Westbrooks and safety Mark Barron all entered the league’s concussion protocol in the first half. 

Fairley was injured when he clashed heads with teammate Lamarcus Joyner while trying to make a tackle. 

Barron and Fairley have played in all 15 of St. Louis’s games this season, while Westbrooks has appeared in 12 games. Barron is the Rams’ leading tackler. Fairley is on a one-year, $5 million contract after spending four seasons with the Lions and has taken a back seat to Aaron Donald and Michael Brockers on the interior of the defensive line. 

- Dan Gartland

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