Originally Posted by kingoftheroost
I'll point something out to you, chicken, that might be too difficult for you to understand, but I'm hopeful some part of it will get through. The coaches decide which players will dress/play based on what the trainers tell them. As I said, I know this concept might be extremely complex, but I have faith just a little bit of it will make sense.
You're naive if you think they don't ask the players how they feel and leave it up to player unless the injury is noticeable. Otherwise Connor Shaw would not have played tonight.
Same thing goes for a kid who has a stomach bug for example. The coaches can't look at him and know if he can play.