Houston Texans starting tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz is done for at least the majority of the 2017 season.
The team placed the veteran on injured reserve after he suffered a concussion in the 29-7 loss to Jacksonville in Week 1. He will be eligible for recall after sitting out 10 games if he can recover.
This was his third documented concussion in the last 10 months. He suffered one late last season, missing the Week 15 game. Fiedorowicz also missed much of the preseason after getting another brain injury over the summer. Sunday’s injury was severe enough to shut down the Texans’ best receiving threat over the middle.
All three Texans tight ends suffered concussions during the Jaguars game, but thus far only Fiedorowicz has seen his season come to an end. He caught 4 passes for 46 yards. He caught 54 passes and scored four touchdowns in 2016, productivity which led the Texans to sign him to a new contract in August.
For the corollary roster move, the team activated wide receiver Jaelen Strong from his one-game suspension.
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