Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger will not be fined for his hit on Broncos receiver Wes Welker, according to ProFootballTalk. Welker sustained a concussion on the play.
Texans coach Bill O'Brien defends D.J. Swearinger after Wes Welker hit
Denver quarterback Peyton Manning confronted Swearinger at the end of the series and earned his first career taunting penalty. He was later fined by the NFL.
Wes Welker's latest concussion puts NFL's head injury issue in crosshairs
Welker suffered two concussions in a span of four games last season. He missed the final three regular season games.
Broncos head coach John Fox said Tuesday that Welker is doing "fantastic" in his recovery from his most recent concussion.
The Broncos open the season at home against the Colts on Sept. 7.
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