Hurns expects to play against Texans despite concussion
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Allen Hurns expects to play Sunday against Houston despite being in the NFL’s concussion protocol.
Hurns, who sustained a concussion in last week’s loss at Kansas City, practiced on a limited basis Thursday and was officially listed as questionable Friday. Coach Gus Bradley says Hurns could get clearance to play Saturday if he has no symptoms before then.
Hurns says, “I’ve been fine ever since after the game. I never had any symptoms that Monday or any other day throughout this week, so I’ll be fine.”
Hurns has 31 receptions for a team-leading 443 yards and two touchdowns this season.
Backup receiver Bryan Walters (concussion) was ruled out Friday. Three others — safety Tashaun Gipson (hamstring), linebacker Arthur Brown (ankle) and defensive end Chris Smith (eye) — are questionable.
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