Seahawks Punter Jon Ryan Gets Knocked Unconscious With Brutal Hit During Fake Punt

Up big at home with only a few minutes left in a game may be the last situation to run a fake punt in, but the Seahawks just did so and may have paid the price.

Seattle punter John Ryan ran through a gap that Moses would have been proud of, gaining a huge chunk of yardage upfield. Towards the end of his run, Ryan fumbled the ball, only to get drilled by a Rams defender into the ground as soon as he regained possession. He was knocked unconscious, apparent from his limp body.


Here’s another look at the hit: