BEREA, Ohio – A Cleveland Browns player has been taken to the hospital after being carted off the field during practice.
The Browns have not yet released the player's name because they are trying to contact his family. A team spokesman said the player is "awake, alert and has movement in all four extremities."
Cleveland's players, wearing shoulder pads for the first time in training camp, were doing one-on-one drills inside the team's indoor facility when the player wound up on the turf. It's not known if he was injured or collapsed.
As medical personnel rushed in, the music inside the field house was turned off and several Browns players took a knee. After the player was immobilized and strapped to a backboard, the team and coaching staff huddled around the player and prayed.