Colts LB Darius Leonard shares harrowing details of 'very severe' concussion – Yardbarker

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard has missed the last three games due to a concussion he described as “very severe” in an eye-opening interview with The Athletic. With Leonard finally cleared to return to practice on Monday, his harrowing commentary about what he went through mentally and emotionally the past few weeks shows just how scary these injuries can be. Per Stephen Holder of The Athletic, Leonard’s concussion symptoms began to dissipate last week. He was legitimately panicking about whether he would ever be the same after weeks of tormenting symptoms but “gained some peace of mind” after speaking with other teammates who have dealt with concussions. “The third week,” Leonard said, “that’s when I really started thinking, ‘Wait a minute. Now I have a wife and kid. I’ve had a headache for three weeks. Will I ever be the same? Do I keep playing? You have those thoughts in the back of your head.” For two weeks, Leonard was told to stay away from team facilities and shared that he spent most of

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