Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph was hospitalized after a devastating hit by Baltimore Ravens safety Earl Thomas II in the third quarter:

And we do mean devastating. It looks like he’s out cold as soon as contact is made:

Look at how his teammates reacted:

Thomas was not ejected from the game, but could still face league discipline after it’s reviewed:

Rudolph was set to be taken off on a stretcher. . .

. . .but the medical cart broke down:

The NFL is investigating:

After the game, Thomas defended the hit, saying “I hit the strike zone like we talk about. I didn’t go high”: