Matt Bahr

Mark Bavaro revealed this week that Giants' kicker Matt Bahr was suffering the after effects of a concussion when he booted the Giants to the Super Bowl in 1990.

"don?t think he knew where he was,? Bavaro told reporters via the Star-Ledger. ?He?d tackled somebody on a kickoff return earlier in the game and he was kind of out of it. [Giants long snapper] Steve DeOssie had to kind of, actually, guide him on the field and line it up. But you know, that was regular stuff back then. Matt was a great guy, a tough guy, and we certainly appreciated him coming out and doing that for us. But I don?t think that stuff happens today.?

Bavaro is not one to mince words, and this time is no different. He's not telling takes out of school. Times have changed and treatment for concussions have, too. This type of thing happened in almost every game to somebody....

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