Houston Quarterback Appears To Seize After Brutal Hit, Continues Playing Minutes Later. Tom Savage was finally pulled from game due to a concussion. Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage took a vicious hit during a 16-26 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, then appeared to freeze in position on the ground as his arms and hands shook Tom Savage Concussion Highlights Issues with NFL Brain Injury Protocol. It was a hit that should have resulted in Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage being immediately pulled from his NFL game, but in a break from NFL concussion protocol, Savage was allowed back into the game only to later be diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury. Savage. The Tom Savage fiasco shows the NFL's concussion protocol is not working When Houston's quarterback returned to the field only minutes after a big hit left him twitching, it showed the NFL doesn.
Texans' Tom Savage suffers concussion against 49ers Texans Coach Bill O'Brien Would've Pulled Tom Savage If He Saw the Video of the Hit Texans coach Bill O'Brien says he didn't see the hit that. The NFL's concussion protocol cannot possibly be considered adequate if it allowed Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage back into Sunday's 26-16 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. The policy has.
Ian Rapoport @RapSheet. The #Texans have promoted QB Taylor Heinicke from the practice squad to the 53-man roster. QB Tom Savage (concussion) hasn't practiced The league's concussion protocol has come under scrutiny again after Texans quarterback Tom Savage suffered a gruesome hit on Sunday and returned to the game
A series later, Savage was taken to the locker room and later ruled out with a concussion. Editor's Picks. Tom Savage concussion makes clear that NFL's protocol has major issues . He took a huge hit and was clearly woozy -- but Savage was allowed to play another series before eventually heading to the locker room for a concussion test. QB T.J. Yates will finish out this game for Houston. View all Tom Savage Shark Bites ¬ 1 of 9. Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage (3) lies on the turf after getting sacked and suffering a concussion during the second quarter of an NFL football game at NRG Stadium, Sunday, Dec. 10.
Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage had not played since he suffered a concussion in the second quarter against the Tennessee Titans in Week 17. However, he has been cleared to return.. NFLPA to investigate Tom Savage concussion. Vincent Frank. There might have been some tremendous performances and exciting games during Sunday's Week 14 NFL action, but one story pretty much.
We are initiating a full review of the Tom Savage concussion from yesterday's game, George Atallah, the union's assistant executive director of external affairs, said on Twitter The scary and troubling incident with Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage playing through an obvious concussion has already brought about changes in the NFL's concussion protocol, with more on. Tom Savage departs with possible concussion, scary reaction to hit. Tom Savage took a big hit in his own end zone on a third-down play and was slow to get up. The Houston Texans quarterback was evaluated on the sideline in the medical tent for a concussion. Savage initially passed the concussion test and returned to the game for the next Texans.
Tom Savage Injury: Texans Rule Concussion, QB Seen Shaking After Devastating Tackle. By Andrew N. White 12/10/17 AT 4:51 PM. Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage re-entered Sunday's game. HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Why was Texans' quarterback Tom Savage allowed to go back onto the field after exhibiting signs of a concussion in Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers The NFL and NFLPA will investigate the handling of Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage after he suffered a concussion during Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers The question now becomes whether Tom Savage will be ready to play in next weekend's Wild Card playoff game. SB Nation's Adam Stites helped outline the concussion protocol earlier this season
WATCH: Did the Texans let Tom Savage play with a concussion? Vincent Frank. The Houston Texans might ultimately have larger concerns than the outcome of their game against the San Francisco 49ers. Bill O'Brien takes a lot of heat in Houston for his quarterback decisions. He shouldn't be blamed for allowing Tom Savage to go back into the game after a hard hit from Elvis Dumervil left him. ‚ÄĒ -- HOUSTON -- Texans quarterback Tom Savage will not back up Brock Osweiler in Saturday's playoff game against the Oakland Raiders because he is still in the concussion protocol NFL NFL changes concussion protocol after Tom Savage incident Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage is checked by a referee on Dec. 10 after he was hit during the first half of a game against the.
Texans QB Tom Savage was knocked out of Sunday's game against the 49ers with a 2nd-quarter concussion. He took a huge hit and was clearly woozy -- but Savage was allowed to play another series before eventually heading to the locker room for a concussion test. QB T.J. Yates will finish out this game for Houston. View all Tom Savage Shark Bites ¬ Bill O'Brien explains his responsibility on Tom Savage concussion situation Latest Texans News 4 years ago 20 shares. T.J. Yates outplays Tom Savage, deserves to start Game Breakdowns 4 years ago 358 shares. Texans' Studs and Duds from loss to 49ers Game Breakdowns 4 years ago 54 shares NFL to Investigate Tom Savage Concussion After 'Seizure' Hit. The Houston Texans were criticized on Sunday, Dec. 10, after apparently allowing quarterback Tom Savage to head back onto the. George Atallah, the assistant executive director of external affairs for the NFLPA, tweeted on Monday that, we are initiating a full review of the Tom Savage concussion from yesterday's game
Texans coach Bill O'Brien said Monday that if he had seen the video of QB Tom Savage shaking after a hit, he wouldn't have let him play Tom Savage suffered a concussion, returned for a kneel down and left again in Texans vs. Jaguars New, comment Savage was cleared and took a knee before the half, but Osweiler is back in
Tom Savage diagnosed with a concussion after initially being cleared to return and an official immediately gestured that he needed to leave the field to be placed in concussion protocol. T.J. Yates would take over on the next possession, as Savage was finally ruled out with a concussion. Injury Update: QB Tom Savage is out with a concussion ‚ÄĒ Texans PR (@TexansPR) December 10, 201 OMNISPORT. Tom Savage's return to field following a concussion in the Houston Texans' game against the San Francisco 49ers sparked huge controversy on Sunday The Houston Texans won't be disciplined over their handling of quarterback Tom Savage's concussion, but the unacceptable incident has sparked changes to the Tuesday, August 17, 2021 1:31 P
It seems every week, the NFL concussion protocol gets made into a bigger joke than it already is, and no one seems to care. On Sunday, Houston Texans QB Tom Savage went down in the end zone. Former Pitt QB Tom Savage out with concussion, will miss NFL playoff game with Houston Texans New, 1 comment By CardiacHill @AnsonWhaley Jan 5, 2017, 6:53pm ES The Houston Texans won't be disciplined over their handling of quarterback Tom Savage's concussion, but the unacceptable incident has sparked changes to the NFL's concussion protocol. The NFL and the NFL Players Association on Friday released a statement on their joint review of Savage's case. Savage was taken to the sideline medical tent for evaluation but returned to the field on the next. The league is a parody of itself, at this point. Everyone knows they don't take concussions seriously but they keep trying to act like they do, as in this case with Tom Savage. What a disturbing video Savage is still in the concussion protocol, and O'Brien said he expects T.J. Yates to start at quarterback on Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Yates was 14-of-26 for 175 yards and two.
John Munson/The Star-Ledger Tom Savage says he still doesn't understand how he suffered a concussion on what seemed like an innocuous hit at the time Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that Texans QB Tom Savage remains in the concussion protocol and is unlikely to play again this season.. Last week, Savage to a big hit during the team's loss to the 49ers in which his head slammed into the turf. It was clear that Savage was concussed, but he later returned to the game after being evaluated on the sidelines HOUSTON -- After Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage took a hit that kept him on the ground with his hands twitching, he was allowed to re-enter the game in the 26-16 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.A series later, Savage was taken to the locker room and later ruled out with a concussion. Texans head coach Bill O'Brien said Savage was checked immediately after the hit, but was cleared by the. The quick re-entry of Houston Texans' quarterback Tom Savage after a scary hit against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, led to more questions about the enforcement of the NFL's concussion. A joint review of how the Houston Texans handled concussion protocol in relation to quarterback Tom Savage determined the team will not face discipline for how it handled the situation.. The NFL.
HOUSTON -- Texans quarterback Tom Savage will not back up Brock Osweiler in Saturday's playoff game against the Oakland Raiders because he is still in the concussion protocol. Texans head coach. The review showed that following a hard tackle, Mr. Savage was immediately removed from the game and evaluated for a concussion. The Unaffiliated Neurotrauma Consultant (UNC) and team physician reviewed the initial broadcast video, saw the play and Mr. Savage's response and followed the Protocol by performing a complete sideline concussion evaluation on Mr. Savage, which he passed On Dec. 10, Savage was removed from the contest after a hard hit by San Francisco defensive end Elvis Dumervil, and he was evaluated for a concussion NFL, NFLPA join forces to review concussion protocol after Tom Savage injury USA TODAYICYMI in NFL Week 14: Savage hit, a win-lose for Eagles FOXSports.comAn ugly hit that left Texans' Tom Savage shaking brings scrutiny to the NFL's concussion protocol again Washington PostSan Francisco 49ers Football News, Schedule, Roster, Stats - SB Nation SB NationTom Savage's Return Raises Concussion
The Houston Texans will not be disciplined by the NFL for how they handled the concussion symptoms of Tom Savage in Week 14. Savage suffered the concussion in the second quarter, when he took a hit on third down that left him on the ground with his hands twitching. But Savage was allowed to re-enter the game after being checked on the sideline The NFL is checking whether concussion protocol was properly followed Sunday when Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage was allowed to briefly return to action after a hard hit in the end zone.
NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah tweeted , we are initiating a full review of the Tom Savage concussion from yesterday's game. The NFL's concussion protocol came under heavy criticism after it failed Savage on Sunday in Houston's 26-16 loss to the 49ers. Only after Savage briefly returned to the game did the medical crew. NFL, NFLPA announce changes stemming from Tom Savage concussion. The NFL and NFL Players' Association jointly stated today that no one will be disciplined despite a clear breakdown that led to.
We are initiating a full review of the Tom Savage concussion from yesterday's game. ‚ÄĒ George Atallah (@GeorgeAtallah) December 11, 2017 Savage left the game after being hit by Elvis Dumervil on. Just saw he got a concussion. Hate to see that. Press J to jump to the feed. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Log In Sign Up. User account menu. 56. Tom Savage. Close. 56. Posted by. 1 year ago. Archived. Tom Savage. Just saw he got a concussion. Hate to see that. 9 comments. share. save. hide. report. 94%. If the NFL is as serious about player safety as they claim to be, then the league needs to come down hard on the Houston Texans for the way the team handled the concussion suffered by Tom Savage
Houston quarterback Tom Savage is now done for the day because of a concussion after being re-evaluated at halftime. Savage started Sunday's game against Tennessee, left after sneaking for a first down on the first play of the second quarter to be evaluated for a concussion NFL & NFLPA Issue Statement on Tom Savage Concussion By SportsTalk790 Dec 29, 2017 The NFL and NFLPA have completed their joint review of the application of the Concussion Protocol involving Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage during Houston's game against the San Francisco 49ers on December 10
Tom Savage is taken to the locker room after scary scene in Houston Sunday. (Tim Warner/Getty Images) Time to throw another flag on the NFL's sideline concussion protocol Tom Savage has gone into the locker room, reportedly for concussion evaluation, after a QB sneak on 4th and 1. Brock Osweiler has entered the game for the Texans at quarterback Texans QB Tom Savage had to leave Sunday's game against the 49ers after suffering a concussion on this hit. Former WWE star Chris Nowinski, who is now founder and CEO of Concussion Legacy Foundation, tweeted his thoughts about seeing Savage make a return to the game after what happened following the hit ALLEN PARK -- Tom Savage was the leader for the Detroit Lions' backup quarterback job throughout the first couple weeks of camp. But now he's officially back in concussion protocol for the. In the season finale in Nashville, the Houston Texans have sent Tom Savage to the locker room to undergo concussion protocol. He was hit in the head during a 4th-and-1 QB sneak, and was taken out.
Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage has been taken to the locker room during their game against the Tennessee Titans to undergo concussion protocol.In the season finale in Nashville, the Houston. The NFL is checking whether concussion protocol was properly followed Sunday when Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage was allowed to briefly return to action after a disturbing hit in the end. Thomas Benjamin Tom Savage (born April 26, 1990) is an American football quarterback for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Rutgers, Arizona, and Pittsburgh The concussion suffered by Texans quarterback Tom Savage is severe enough that he won't be available to be the backup Saturday for the AFC wild-card playoff against the Raiders
. Editor's Picks. Tom Savage concussion makes clear that NFL's protocol has major issues. 4y Kevin Seifert. With playoff hopes dashed, Texans' focus has to turn to 2018. 4y Sarah Barshop Thomas Benjamin Savage (born April 26, 1990) is an American football quarterback who is a free agent. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Rutgers, Arizona, and Pittsburgh
. However, the former Texans starter -- who has a history of concussions -- suffered a concussion in the preseason and could potentially spend the entire 2019 season on injured reserve - The Houston Texans won't be disciplined over their handling of quarterback Tom Savage's concussion, but the unacceptable incident has sparked changes to the NFL's concussion protocol. The NFL and the NFL Players Association released a statement on their joint review of Savage's case. He was allowed to play on in a game against San Francisco.