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Ready or not, the Houston Texans are only days away from the franchise's first playoff game.
Houston (10-6) was locked into the No. 3 seed in the AFC playoffs before Sunday's finale against Tennessee. The Texans will face the Bengals (9-7), who got into the postseason despite losing to Baltimore in their finale.
Last week, Texans players talked about the importance of regaining momentum after consecutive losses. They lost 23-22 when they botched a 2-point conversion at the end, then said after the game that their three-game skid was irrelevant.
The Texans have new injury concerns. Rookie quarterback T.J. Yates, who started the last five games, bruised his left shoulder on his first snap against Tennessee. Coach Gary Kubiak expects Yates to start on Saturday.
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Texans coach Gary Kubiak expects rookie quarterback T.J. Yates to start the first ever playoff game for the franchise Saturday against the Bengals at Reliant Stadium. Yates separated his non-throwing shoulder in the season finale against the Titans, but Kubiak said Monday that all indications are that Yates will be able to make the start Saturday afternoon.
"Obviously we have...
HOUSTON - T.J. Yates figured he'd spend his rookie year with the Houston Texans on the sideline learning from veteran...
The Houston Texans got some good news on the injury front when quarterback T.J. Yates went through a full practice Tuesday.
Yates had suffered a separated left shoulder in Sunday's game against Tennessee, but appears on track to start this weekend's wild card matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Texans coach Gary Kubiak said Yates threw the ball well and also praised...
Houston Texans quarterback T.J. Yates left Sunday's regular season finale against the Tennessee Titans with an apparent injury.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Houston Texans quarterback T.J. Yates should be able to play this week against the Bengals in the Wild Card round of the playoffs despite suffering a bruised left Shoulder during Sunday’s loss to the Titans. This is good news for the Texans, since the last thing they would want at this [...]
Texans quarterback T.J. Yates left Sunday's game against Tennessee, heading to the locker room in the first quarter.
HOUSTON - It was just one drive, but it was a possession that might come to represent so much more than seven points for the Texans.
The Texans utilized 13 plays and six minutes, 43 seconds to cover 90 yards on their opening possession against the Titans last Sunday. Rookie quarterback T.J. Yates completed all four of his attempts for 47 yards despite suffering a left (non-throwing...
The Texans rested a few key starters Sunday, but starting quarterback T.J. Yates opened the game in the lineup. It remains uncertain if he’ll be able to finish the game. Yates went to the locker room after taking a hit to the head on a 90-yard scoring drive to start the game. Jake Delhomme has…
As Florio mentioned earlier Wednesday, Saturday’s Bengals-Texans game will make a little history. It will be the first playoff game ever pitting two rookie quarterbacks. T.J. Yates of the Texans may be a little more prepared than Bengals starter Andy Dalton. Dalton missed Wednesday’s practice with the flu. Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said that he…
The Texans were edged by the Titans 23-22 in Week 17.
Quarterback Jake Delhomme completed 18 of 28 passes for 211 yards in relief, with one touchdown against no interceptions after T.J. Yates was knocked out of the battle. With Arian Foster inactive, Ben Tate dazzled with 97 rushing yards and a trip to paydirt on 16 totes, to go along with four catches for 24 receiving...