Bills backup RB White cleared to fly with team after injury

DENVER -- Buffalo Bills backup running back Johnny White was cleared to fly home after being carted off the field after getting hurt in the third quarter of a preseason loss to the Denver Broncos on Saturday night.

The Bills said after the game that White had been cleared at a Denver hospital and did not suffer a major injury.

White appeared to sustain a head or neck injury when linebacker Mario Haggan wrapped him around the waist and flung him to the grass on a first-down play six minutes into the second half.

White's helmet was driven into the ground. He lay motionless for several minutes while the team's medical staff strapped him to a body board and carted him off the field.

White moved his left hand as he was going up the tunnel after players from both teams had gathered around him.

Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press

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