Originally Posted by The Question
It's kind of convoluted and silly.
I think Coulson just having survived the stab wound, saved by the doctors in time, with his death fakes by Fury is simple and effective.
He died on the spot. Go watch the movie again. I can see if a med team was already there and had him on a stretcher giving him CPR. But they were not....
And my idea is Silly?? Really?? Plus this is a universe where a guy pops a power core in and out of his chest to keep his heart beating?
It's comic book stuff.....all of it.