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Texans' Williams fractures vertebra on return, can move arms and legs

Updated: August 23, 2008, 10:22 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

IRVING, Texas -- Houston Texans receiver Harry Williams was taken off the field on a stretcher Friday night after being hit in the head during a collision with a teammate. He was trying to make a tackle on a kickoff return by the Dallas Cowboys.

Dr. Walter Lowe, a member of the Texans medical staff, told ESPN.com's Matt Mosley that Williams "was paralyzed on the field." Lowe said Williams started to regain "neurologic function" on his way to Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas and is now "almost ...

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