NFL Injuries

Falcons RB Devonta Freeman in concussion protocol-Dr. Protopapas

Photographer: Todd Kirkland/Icon Sportswire

Falcons RB Devonta Freeman is in the concussion protocol. RTP is frequently a 5 step program according to The Sports Concussion Institute:

1: Rest until medical clearance

2: Light aerobic exercise to increase heart rate.

3: Non-impact moderate activity sports-specific exercise

4: Heavy non-contact drills, including resistance training

5: Full contact practice. If symptom-free, then return to normal training



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