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NFL Reviewing Events Following Tom Savage Hit; League Panned For Handling Of Situation

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 11 / 17

NFL Chief Medical Officer Dr. Allen Sills has "initiated a review" of the events surrounding Texans QB Tom Savage's concussion yesterday against the 49ers and has "already spoken to several medical personnel involved," according to Brian Smith of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE ( 12/11 ). In Houston, Aaron ...

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