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NFL Head Coach Getting Crushed For Decision During Preseason Game

A general stadium view of FirstEnergy Stadium during the second half of the game between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 10: A general stadium view of FirstEnergy Stadium during the second half of the game between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 10, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Steelers defeated the Browns 21-18. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Thursday night saw the Cleveland Browns host the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles for a preseason contest. After four quarters, Cleveland walked out with a 5-0 win thanks to a safety from star defensive lineman Myles Garrett.

During the game, Browns starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor suffered a nasty fall and left the game briefly. Taylor's left wrist folded under his weight and it looked to be a potentially serious injury at the time.

However, Taylor came back to the sideline after the injury. Instead of keeping Taylor in the sideline, Browns head coach Hue Jackson allowed him to reenter the game.

The decision not to protect his starting quarterback led to heavy criticism for Hue Jackson.

In Jackson's defense, Taylor did not re-injure his hand. Then again, the decision to possibly endanger your starting quarterback in a meaningless preseason game isn't great.

Philadelphia sacked Taylor several times after he returned to the game, which had Browns fans holding their breath. When all was said and done, Taylor left without serious injury and x-rays on his hand were negative.