Patriots’ Isaiah Bolden ‘excited to be again with the fellows’ following scary harm scenario in preseason sport


Bolden was discharged from the hospital on Sunday morning after present process evaluations and observations.

Isaiah Bolden was carted off on the finish of Saturday’s Patriots-Packers sport. (AP Picture/Morry Gash)

Isaiah Bolden made his first public assertion following his scary harm within the Patriots’ preseason sport in opposition to the Packers on Saturday.

“Recognize the prayers extra excited to be again with the fellows,” Bolden tweeted on Sunday morning.

Bolden’s tweet got here shortly after the information that he was discharged from a Inexperienced Bay hospital “after present process a collection of evaluations and being held for in a single day observations.”

“We thank the medical workers at Aurora Bay Medical Heart for his or her in a single day evaluations, in addition to the Patriots and Packers medical staffs for his or her fast on-field response and care in transporting Isaiah to a close-by hospital,” the Patriots wrote in a press release on Sunday.

Bolden may also journey with the staff again to Foxborough on Sunday. The Patriots have been initially scheduled to go to Nashville for upcoming joint practices with the Tennessee Titans forward of Friday’s preseason sport. However “because of the circumstances surrounding the abrupt and surprising ending” of Saturday’s sport, the staff opted to go house and follow in Foxborough this week.

Bolden suffered the harm when he inadvertently collided with teammate and linebacker Calvin Munson within the fourth quarter of Saturday’s sport. The cornerback was immobile on the sector for a number of moments earlier than he was ultimately positioned on a stretcher and carted off the sector. Shortly after, referee John Hussey introduced that the sport was suspended.

The precise harm Bolden suffered stays unknown.

Following the sport, Patriots coach Invoice Belichick and a number of other of Bolden’s teammates shared considerate messages as they hoped the rookie could be OK.

“The final scenario, within the greater image, overrode the sport,” Belichick advised reporters. “All saying a prayer for Isaiah. … Appreciated the way in which the league dealt with it. I feel that was the appropriate factor to do. … Type of regroup and discuss concerning the sport later. However that’s sort of the place issues are for proper now.”

“I feel proper now our main concern is Isaiah, his wellbeing,” longtime Patriots captain Matthew Slater stated. “Our entire staff’s praying for him. Simply hoping that issues aren’t as severe as they appear.”

Patriots quarterback Mac Jones didn’t need to focus on on-field issues following his first outing of the preseason. As a substitute, he shared the connection he’s had with Bolden for the reason that two have been in highschool in Florida.

“That was positively powerful to see Isaiah go down like that and simply arduous to appreciate the entire scenario. … Simply need to be there for each other, need to be there for him, his household,” Jones stated. “I’ve identified him since highschool. We performed 7-on-7 soccer collectively. So positively one in all my brothers, however feels like he’s doing quite a bit higher from what they’re telling us, in order that’s superior.”