A receiver took a nasty shot on Thursday.
Malachi Dupre was taken off the field on a stretcher after taking a devastating hit from a defender on Thursday night.
Dupre, a former LSU star, caught a pass and escaped one defender before Tre Sullivan came in a put a nasty hit on Dupre.
After the hit, Dupre lay motionless on the field. Both teams took a knee while he was tended to by medical staff.
Here’s the hit.
Here’s the hit on Malachi Dupre: pic.twitter.com/agGRO5LNaA
— Zach Kruse (@zachkruse2) August 11, 2017
While being stretchered off the field, Dupre gave a thumbs up, which is a positive sign, given the severity of the hit he took.
Update: The Packers revealed good news.
WR Malachi Dupre has movement and feeling in all his extremities. He has been taken to a hospital for further evaluation #PHIvsGB
— Green Bay Packers (@packers) August 11, 2017
It’s a great first step, and hopefully Dupre will be cleared by the hospital.