Bucs lose two defensive backs in game against 49ers

Updated: October 19, 2003, 6:42 PM ET

SAN FRANCISCO -- Buccaneers left cornerback Brian Kelly and backup strong safety John Howell were knocked out of Sunday's game against San Francisco.

Both were hurt in the first half. Kelly sprained a muscle in his chest and Howell had a concussion.

The Buccaneers gave up 196 yards passing in the first half even before the injuries.

This story is from ESPN.com's automated news wire. Wire index

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