Texans QB Savage suffers concussion; brief return sparks controversy

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11 December, 2017

Garoppolo teamed up with tight end Garrett Celek late in the third quarter to break a 16-16 tie. Hyde ran the ball 14 times for 78 yards and the 2-yard score.

Houston may turn to a new kicker this week after Ka'imi Fairbairn struggled again.

Tom Savage suffered an injury against the 49ers that forced T.J. Johnson was observed spiking his helmet on the sideline after getting beaten for the touchdown.

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HOUSTON - quarterback remained on the ground with his hands twitching following a hit in the first half of Sunday's game against the. The pass rush was consistent with three sacks and seven quarterback hits. If Savage did indeed suffer a concussion, there will have to be a major response by the National Football League as to why he was allowed back on the field with several fail-safes used to try and prevent such an action. It's just not fair that the Houston Texans wide receiver combines his freakish combination of size and athleticism with the type of finesse it takes to make plays like this. He was back on the next series and did not miss a snap.

-Right tackle Trent Brown was declared inactive for the game after going through limited practice last week with a shoulder condition.

Brown's absence means the 49ers will call on Zane Beadles potentially line up against Jadeveon Clowney. The 49ers second touchdown drive came in the third quarter and spanned just 6 plays and 3:33.


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