Let’s hope for the best. Baltimore Ravens general manager and Hall of Fame tight end Ozzie Newsome is spending Sunday night in Chicago following Sunday’s loss to the Bears because, according to The Associated Press, "he was not feeling well." Though the nature and extend of the 57-year-old Newsome’s illness was not clear, the team said in a statement that the team doctor recommended Newsome stay behind in Chicago after the Ravens’ 23-20 overtime loss in a game delayed about two hours by weather in the first quarter.
Statement: “Ozzie Newsome did not feel well after today's game and a team doctor recommended that Ozzie not fly tonight.”
Various media outlets reported a worrisome scene earlier in the afternoon as Newsome was taken from Soldier Field in an ambulance. And this from the Chicago Tribune’s Brad Biggs: Nestor Aparicio, a Baltimore radio personality, rode in an elevator with Newsome and the latter was "sweating profusely." Ravens team officials wanted Newsome taken out the side door of the locker room "so no one would see."