Texans' TJ Yates into game, Tom Savage being evaluated

Texans quarterback Tom Savage will get another chance to curb his turnover problems when he faces the 49ers on Sunday at NRG

It was his first career 300-yard passing game.

We had another horrifying example of this today when Texans quarterback Tom Savage took a huge hit from the 49ers' Elvis Dumervil and literally started convulsing on the field (see above).

Jimmy Garoppolo moved to 2-0 as the team's starting quarterback, directing a 26-16 victory over the Texans.

That was the first of five consecutive possessions that ended with a score for the 49ers.

The former No. 1 overall draft pick finished the first half with three tackles, including one for loss, and two quarterback hits.

Houston may turn to a new kicker this week after Ka'imi Fairbairn struggled again.

However, Yates would later enter the game as Savage went to the locker room to be further evaluated for a concussion. The Texans punted on the following play.

On his first series, Yates led the Texans on a nine-play, 75-yard touchdown drive, throwing a 7-yard pass to wide receiver. Foster remained down for a minute before jogging off the field.

-Right tackle Trent Brown was declared inactive for the game after going through limited practice last week with a shoulder condition.

-The 49ers activated defensive linemen Aaron Lynch and Tank Carradine and deactivated Ronald Blair, Leger Douzable and D.J. Jones.

Predictably, the Texans were taking a lot of heat on social media for allowing Savage back in the game.

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