Doug Martin fine after hit to head

Updated: August 17, 2013, 12:56 PM ET
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin told the Tampa Times he didn't suffer a concussion after taking a shot to the head in Friday's preseason game against the New England Patriots.

Martin was hit by defensive end Chandler Jones's knee while pass blocking. After the game, Martin said he passed all concussion tests, according to the paper.

"It was just a tough play," Martin told the paper. "Things happen."

Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano also said Martin is OK.

"I ...

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