Denzel Ward, a cornerback for the Cleveland Browns, is now struggling with a concussion even though the start of the regular season is only a few days away.
Unfortunately, this is not Ward's first concussion during his career, as he already has four under his belt at this point.
As a result of the injury, he did not participate in Monday's practice and it is possible that
He will have to miss this coming Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals. But there is more to the problem than that.
The two-time Pro Bowler finds himself in a precarious position at the moment
Because frequent head injuries have been connected to major health problems for football players both during their careers and after they retire.
Although there has been no discussion about Ward retiring from the game, either from the organization or from the cornerback himself, Jacob Roach of USA Today's Browns Wire argues that there probably should be.
According to what Roach said on Monday, September 4, "Cornerback Denzel Ward has a long injury history, missing time in every season
since he joined the Cleveland Browns in 2018," Denzel Ward has been with the Cleveland Browns since 2018.
"There are some things that are more important than sports, and the Browns ought to talk with Ward about the significance of his history of concussions.