49ers Rookie LB Newsom Taken To Hospital After Scary Hit

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Donavin Newsom was taken from the practice field in an ambulance Tuesday after taking a hit to the head and neck.Coach Kyle Shanahan says Newsom has feeling in his arms and legs and his eyes were open as he was situated on a stretcher and taken to a hospital.

Newsom laid motionless on the field for nearly five minutes after colliding with safety Chanceller James while trying to break up a pass during a two-minute drill.

Newsom joined the 49ers in May as an undrafted free agent from Missouri.

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