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Sammy Watkins in concussion protocol after 2-TD breakout


Los Angeles Rams receiver Sammy Watkins was placed in concussion protocol following his team's win against the San Francisco 49ers, head coach Sean McVay confirmed, according to

Watkins had his best game for the Rams so far Thursday night, catching six passes for 106 yards and two touchdowns. He left the game late in the fourth quarter to be evaluated in the locker room after being looked at by sideline medical staff.

Fellow Rams receiver Tavon Austin was also placed in concussion protocol and left the game not long after Watkins. He had three carries for 14 yards as well as a fumble on a punt return.

Both players have 10 days to recover before Los Angeles' next game against the Dallas Cowboys.

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