DeAndre Hopkins Injury: Updates on Texans Rookie WR’s Head

August 18, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

DeAndre Hopkins left the Houston Texans' preseason matchup against the Miami Dolphins Saturday night with a head injury.
Houston Chronicle reporter Brian T. Smith had the report:
Texans rookie wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins left Saturday’s game against the Miami Dolphins due to a “head injury,” according to Texans team officials.
Hopkins was taken to the Texans’ locker room for evaluation, then the club announced he was out of the game.
Hopkins had two catches for 22 yards prior to taking a shot while going across the middle and heading to the locker room.
The Texans drafted Hopkins hoping that he'd be able to fill the void opposite Pro Bowl wideout Andre Johnson in the passing game. In recent years, teams have been able to focus solely on Johnson, rendering Houston's aerial attack ineffective at times. 
Hopkins isn't a flashy receiver on the outside, but his outstanding hands and precise route running make him a solid fit for H...

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