Quarterback Pat White #6 of the Miami Dolphins is carted off the field after being knocked unconcious in the third quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Land Shark Stadium on January 3, 2010 in Miami, Florida. The Steelers defeated the Dolphins 30-24. (Getty Images)more pics »Rookie quarterback Pat White has a concussion. Pat White was injured during a third down play against the Pittsburgh Steelers with just over two minutes left in the third quarter of yesterday's game. White's head injury has now been confirmed by the team.
Pat White was removed on a stretcher.
Pat White was knocked out of bounds during play, fell over, and never returned to his feet. He was immobile and removed on a stretcher. Athletes from both the Steelers and Dolphins called for immediate medical attention after the play. The game clock was stopped as trainers and doctors attended to Pat White. After a few minutes, the medics placed White into a restraining apparatus and used a wheeled stretcher to carry him off the field.
White is a young man and considered an up-in-coming quarterback. Fans across the nation are hoping for a speedy and complete recovery.