Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Steve Nelson took a knee to the head on the team’s first defensive drive Friday night against the Atlanta Falcons.
Cornerback Steven Nelson is being evaluated for a head injury. pic.twitter.com/VX6rsR5CXr— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) August 17, 2018
Watch Falcons tight end Austin Hooper prior to scoring the first touchdown of the game.
#Falcons Austin Hooper with the hurdle touchdown! #NFL pic.twitter.com/VAj067mrC4— Matt Johnson (@MattJ_Sports) August 17, 2018
It was a nasty hit, and Nelson looked to be at least temporarily knocked out before walking off the field under his own power.
Nelson is being evaluated for a head injury, according to the Chiefs’ official Twitter account.
David Amerson is the next cornerback up for the Chiefs.