Los Angeles Chargers’ safety Derwin James ejected for BONECRUSHING head-to-head hit on Colts WR Ashton Dulin that left him concussed and out of the game
Los Angeles Chargers star safety Derwin James was ejected during the second quarter of Monday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts for unnecessary roughness.
James delivered a head-to-head hit on Colts wide receiver Ashton Dulin and was ejected after the team’s defense was penalized 15 yards.
The 26-year-old safety was checked out in the team’s medical tent on the side before being escorted to the locker room visibly upset. Dulin was evaluated in the locker room before being ruled out for the game with a concussion.
Derwin James was ejected for a illegal hit on Colts wide receiver Ashton Dulin on Monday
Ashton Dulin was ruled out for the remainder of the game with a concussion following the hit
Prior to the ejection James made a highlight reel catch for an interception, during the first quarter.
The play saw him out leap the wide receiver he was covering on an under thrown ball and make a diving catch as his defender came down on top of him.
His ejection also came with immediate consequences as it ended in a field goal that put the Colts on the scoreboard and change the score from 7-0 to 7-3, just before halftime.
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James makes a first quarter interception over Parris Campbell #1 of the Indianapolis Colts