Panthers’ Joey Magnifico carted off the field after apparent lower-body injury
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Michigan Panthers tight end Joey Magnifico was carted off the field during Friday night’s games against the New Jersey Generals after appearing to have sustained a serious lower-body injury. The former Memphis Tigers tight-end was injured during the kick return, which took place with less than two minutes remaining in the second period. According to the Detroit Free Press‘ Tony Garcia, Magnifico’s left leg appeared to get “rolled up on. “
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He was placed on a stretcher and carted off the field after players from both teams came over to check on him. His parents were also seen on the field.
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The extent of Magnifico’s injury is unclear, but broadcasters noted it looked like a “serious” leg injury. After leaving the field, he was taken to an area hospital.
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