Toews doesn't regret trying to play through concussion

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Toews doesn't regret trying to play through concussion

Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews missed 23 games last season while dealing with a concussion. But he didn't come off the ice for good until playing a few games with the symptoms.

In a one-on-one interview at 2012 Blackhawks Convention, Toews tells Comcast SportsNet's Chris Boden that he doesn't regret attempting to play through it:

"I think it was known for a couple games I was playing through some issues, playing with some issues," Toews said. "I wasn't feeling like myself, and to me, I look back, and if I felt that way today I would still give an effort to try and play through it. It didn't feel like it was enough, my body wasn't telling me that 'OK, it's time to quit, this isn't working.'

"I think it just gradually got worse as that week went along."

To see what Toews had to say about Raffi Torres' hit on Marian Hossa, a second-straight first round playoff exit and being involved in talks for a new collective bargaining agreement, watch the video below:

Joey Bosa San Diego Chargers NFL Draft Profile

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Joey Bosa San Diego Chargers NFL Draft Profile

As part of our coverage leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft we will provide profiles of more than 150 prospects, including a scouting report and video interviews with each player.

Joey Bosa (DL/LB), Ohio State

6’5” | 269 lbs.

2015 stats:

51 tackles, 16 TFL, 5 sacks, INT, 4 PD, FF

Selection:

1st Round, 3rd overall to San Diego Chargers

Scouting Report:

"Where He Wins: Explosion to power is the name of Bosa’s game. Don’t expect an edge bender when watching Bosa. Instead admire his burst off the line and powerful hands to jolt his opponent, then press and walk them back or shed to make a play in the backfield. I would not ask him to drop into coverage. Why waste the pass rushing potential more than it is necessary? Bosa is also an outstanding run defender, shedding one, two or even three blocks at times to make a play at the line of scrimmage." - Josh Norris, Rotoworld.com

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Carson Wentz Philadelphia Eagles NFL Draft Profile

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Carson Wentz Philadelphia Eagles NFL Draft Profile

As part of our coverage leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft we will provide profiles of more than 150 prospects, including a scouting report and video interviews with each player.

Carson Wentz (QB), North Dakota State

6’5” | 237 lbs.

2015 stats:

1,651 YDS, 62.5 CMP%, 17 TD, 4 INT, 152.3 QBR

Selection:

1st Round, 2nd overall to Philadelphia Eagles

Scouting Report:

"Where He Wins: Unafraid to throw to receivers in contested, one on one matchups downfield, giving them an opportunity to make a play on the ball. Displays great placement on sideline throws. Has plenty of arm to make the longest of throws. Can get “stuck in the mud” at times with his base and can be hesitant to throw to receivers before their breaks, but also shows mobility when necessary." - Josh Norris, Rotoworld.com

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Jared Goff Los Angeles Rams NFL Draft Profile

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Jared Goff Los Angeles Rams NFL Draft Profile

As part of our coverage leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft we will provide profiles of more than 150 prospects, including a scouting report and video interviews with each player.

Jared Goff (QB), California

6’4” | 215 lbs.

2015 stats:

4,714 YDS, 64.5 CMP%, 43 TD, 13 INT, 161.2 QBR

Selection:

1st Round, 1st overall to Los Angeles Rams

Scouting Report:

"Produced some of the best touch, bucket throws we’ve seen in the last few years. There are a number of throws that clearly show he is willing to work to his second option, so “progressions” might not be a leap. Converted from a number of unclean pockets. Seemingly mastered Cal’s system." - Josh Norris, Rotoworld.com

Video analysis provided by NBC Sports and Rotoworld NFL Draft expert Josh Norris.

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