Tennessee Titans rookie Treylon Burks leaves game in concussion protocol after hanging on first career touchdown reception with BRUTAL hit to face
Tennessee Titans rookie wide receiver Treylon Burks was placed in the concussion protocol after leaving the game following a massive hit on his first career touchdown reception in the Eagles’ 35-10 victory.
The play occurred on the second drive of the game when Burks hauled in a 25-yard touchdown pass and took a helmet-to-face tackle from Eagles safety Marcus Epps.
Epps was penalized 15 yards for unnecessary roughness and will likely face a fine from the NFL this week. Burks, on the other hand, stayed on the ground for an extended period of time before going to the locker room.
Tennessee Titans wide receiver Treylon Burks (16) is hit by Philadelphia Eagles safety Marcus Epps (22) while making a touchdown catch
Tennessee Titans trainers tend to Burks after he remained down after the hard hit
Burks walks off the field after being attended to by the Titans medical staff following an injury
He was evaluated in the dressing room before being ruled out for the second half.
As for the rest of the game, former Titan AJ Brown had a field day against the team that decided to trade him to Philadelphia this offseason after going for eight catches, 119 yards and two touchdowns.
Jalen Hurts looked Brown’s way early and often, bolstering his MVP bid by throwing for 380 yards and three touchdowns and running for another score.
AJ Brown celebrates his touchdown with teammates and a towel while playing the Titans
Hurts has led the Eagles to an 11-1 start, their first time with that record since 2004 and fourth time in franchise history. 1949 Eagles won the NFL Championship. The 1980 and 2004 teams lost in the Super Bowl.
The Eagles look like a team that can win the Super Bowl.
Hurts was all they really needed to get closer to a playoff spot.
“We leave all the MVP stuff up to whoever votes for all that,” Brown said. “But he’s doing a good job leading this team. He is a good leader. He is still climbing. He wants the team to be fantastic.
The quick, sure-handed QB set a career high with 29 total touchdowns and had his third career game with four total TDs. His first half alone was a pretty good game for most quarterbacks: 268 yards passing and two touchdowns with a rushing score.
The Eagles defense was also top-notch, bottling up Derrick Henry — who had 11 carries for 30 yards — and limiting Ryan Tannehill to 141 yards passing and a touchdown. He was kicked six times. The Titans (7-5) lost their second straight but still have a comfortable lead in the AFC South.
Jalen Hurts celebrates the Eagles win with Brown after defeating the Tennessee Titans