Reed Doughty suffers concussion in win over Bears

October 20, 2013

Safety Reed Doughty tackles Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery on Sunday. Doughty later left the game with a concussion. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)

Safety Reed Doughty left the Washington Redskins‘ win Sunday over the Chicago Bears after suffering  a concussion.

Doughty suffered the injury on an onside kick by the Bears in the fourth quarter.

He is subject to the NFL’s rules for the treatment of players who suffer concussions and must be cleared by an independent neurologist to practice and play.

Defensive end Stephen Bowen returned to the game after suffering a knee injury and tight end Jordan Reed returned after suffering a hip contusion.

Have a Redskins question? E-mail Mike Jones at mike.jones@washpost.com with the subject line “Mailbag question” for him to answer it in The Mailbag on Tuesday.

What’s ahead:

● Mike Jones shares his five observations from Redskins-Bears.

● The Outsider, Mark Bullock, takes a closer look at what worked and what didn’t against the Bears.

More on the Redskins:

The Takeaway: RGIII’s running opens up offense for Redskins

Wise: RGIII saves Washington from negative story lines, for now

Helu, Reed play roles of unlikely heroes | Special teams again have gains, gaffes

Meriweather says he’s changed his hitting style; Still, he faces fines

Redskins break through with late drive, 45-41 win over Bears

Box score | D.C. Sports Bog: Best and Worst | Photo gallery: Sunday’s images

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Mark Maske covers the NFL for The Washington Post.
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Mark Maske · October 20, 2013