Saivion Smith, a cornerback for the Detroit Lions, “collapses” on the field today during a game in New England. An ambulance was brought on the field, and in something the announcers “haven’t seen”, they gestured to someone to bring his father down from the stands to ride in the ambulance.
scary situation in Lions-Pats game. prayers for Saivion Smith pic.twitter.com/kG9rV1zjmf
— alex (@highlghtheaven) October 9, 2022
Detroit Lions tweeted out he is being treated for a “neck injury”.
Lions CB Saivion Smith is being taken to a local hospital to be evaluated for a neck injury.
— Detroit Lions PR (@LionsPR) October 9, 2022
We will keep you updated as this develops. Prayers to Saivion Smith and his family!
UPDATE: According to Pride Of Detroit website, Dan Campbell has said Saivion has “full motor skills”. No other comment about the injury. Hopes he can fly home on team plane. No confirmation of type of injury or why parents were apparently brought on field and allowed in the ambulance.