Umpire at Browns-Jets game leaves after injury
Umpire Butch Hannah left the game against the Cleveland Browns
and New York Jets after appearing to suffer and injury to his face
late in the first half.
After an 8-yard run by the Browns’ Chris Ogbonnaya, it appeared
Hannah made contact with Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie’s right
shoulder pad as he was spotting the ball. Hannah then stumbled into
Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson before going down to the
turf, holding his face.
Trainers from both teams checked on Hannah, who walked to the
locker room under his own power.
He was not back on the field to start the second half. There was
no immediate word on the nature of the injury.
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