The Houston Texans had a bad start to the 2017 season on Sunday, falling to the Jacksonville Jaguars 29-7 at home. The Texans received news today that TE C.J. Fiedorowicz will miss the next seven games due to a concussion sustained in against the Jaguars. Fiedorowicz took a hit from Jacksonville linebacker Myles Jack in the 3rd quarter of Sunday’s game went out under concussion protocol.
— patrick (@PatDStat) September 12, 2017
The tight end from Iowa is in his third season with the Texans and recently signed a 3yr, $21.5 million contract extension, with $10 million guaranteed. This is the second concussion that Fiedorowicz as suffered within a few weeks, his first came during the preseason. His play was one of the few positives in the Texans offense on Sunday, making four catches for 46 yards.
The Texans go on the road this Thursday night for a game with the Cincinnati Bengals. The Texans currently have 5 players out with concussions, including all active tight ends: C.J. Fiedorowicz, Ryan Griffin, Stephen Anderson, Bruce Ellington, and Brian Cushing.
Brought to you by: