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DeAndre Hopkins suffers concussion, Texans confirm

The Reliant Stadium press box announced that the wide receiver was sent to the locker room for evaluation for a potential head injury in the second quarter and was ruled out for the remainder of the game.

Translation: Hopkins was being tested for a possible concussion.

After the game, Texans coach Gary Kubiak confirmed Hopkins did sustain a concussion and appeared disoriented on the field.

"He didn't run the route, didn't get his depth, was just stumbling all over the place," Kubiak said, via The Associated Press. "So we got him out."

Hopkins caught two passes for 22 yards before the injury. The hit seemingly occurred on a catch over the middle.

On the heels of an impressive offseasonand training camp, the No. 27 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft is expected to enter the season as the starter opposite Andre Johnson.

Now that Hopkins will have to go through the NFL's concussion protocol, there's a chance he will miss next week's dress rehearsal versus the New Orleans Saints.

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