Texans TE C.J. Fiedorowicz Placed On Injured Reserve

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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.

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.

 

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