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Colts G Matt Slauson Suffered Two Broken Vertebrae Last Week, Still Finished Game

Colts G Matt Slauson Suffered Two Broken Vertebrae Last Week, Still Finished Game
Published On: Wed, Oct 10
Nov 6, 2016; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers center Matt Slauson (68) awaits the snap during the first quarter against the Tennessee Titans at Qualcomm Stadium. San Diego won 43-35. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Colts HCA Frank ReichA said Wednesday thatA GA Matt SlausonA suffered aA a€œsignificanta€A back injury during the Patriots game, which led to him being placed on injured reserve.

Slauson later told reporters that he broke two vertebrae in his spine early in the third quarter of last weeka€™s game and still played through it.

Slauson found out after the game that he could have doneA serious damage and possiblyA have beenA paralyzed.

a€œI had no idea how close I was to changing my familya€™s life,a€ Slauson said, perA Zak Keefer.

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