June 12, 2024

Patriots

“For me, it’s not an possibility. They have been attempting to. I wasn’t going for it.”

Demario Douglas. AP Picture/Michael Dwyer

After struggling a pair of concussions, Patriots receiver Demario Douglas was initially requested to close down his rookie season, based on MassLive’s Mark Daniels.

However, the rookie made it clear that he wished to play and was finally cleared to return to motion.

“For me, it’s not an possibility. They have been attempting to. I wasn’t going for it,” Douglas informed MassLive. “I felt good, however stuff like that you just do should take precautions.”

Douglas has missed three video games with head accidents this season. He’s nonetheless the Patriots’ main receiver with 442 yards. He’s second on the staff in receptions, and he’s tied with DeVante Parker for the staff lead in yards per catch at 11.4.

Douglas missed the Patriots’ matchup with the Raiders in Las Vegas after his first concussion occurred in a blowout loss in opposition to the Saints. His second concussion occurred within the Patriots’ loss to the Giants, and he missed New England’s video games in opposition to the Chargers and Steelers.

Douglas mentioned his love for the sport was one of many the reason why he got here again.

“I can’t,” Douglas mentioned. “I like this sport an excessive amount of, and with how lengthy this offseason could be, I can’t. I simply can’t sit out.”

Douglas had three catches for 33 yards in his return in opposition to Kansas Metropolis.

“It felt nice,” he mentioned. “I like enjoying soccer. It actually will get your thoughts off the whole lot. That’s how I really feel being on the market.”