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Veteran Jake Delhomme has entered Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans in place of T.J. Yates.

Yates Heads To Locker Room

Quarterback T.J. Yates was taken to the locker room after landing on his shoulder on a hard hit, according to Stephanie Stradley of the Houston Chronicle. Fantasy Spin: Jake Delhomme is warming up and Yates is likely done for the day. Houston can ill afford to lose another quarterback with Schaub and Leinart on IR.

Texans upbeat despite loss to Titans

HOUSTON -- The Houston Texans didn't need to win, and did not. The Tennessee Titans needed to win, and did. It was the game that smoothly combined the principles of both American football and socialism. It wasn't exactly Utopia -- it wasn't exactly interesting the whole time, even -- but the Titans left the stadium happy and the Texans left it not all that sad, and...

Texans Fall Short vs. Titans

The Texans were edged by the Titans 23-22 in Week 17. Fantasy Spin: 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...

Yates heads to locker room, Delhomme enters game

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…

Season too long for banged-up Texans

It might sound ridiculous since NFL teams only play 16 games, but for some teams that is too many. The Houston Texans are a case in point. After clinching their first playoff position in a comeback win at Cincinnati they have not been a very good team. They go into the post season next week on a three game losing streak. Some of it caused no doubt by the relief of having finally...

Yates checks out physically, but Delhomme will remain in the game

Texans rookie quarterback T.J. Yates left Sunday’s game for the locker room early with an undisclosed injury. He returned to the sideline quickly and is available to return to the game, but Texans coach Gary Kubiak will keep backup Jake Delhomme in the game. It’s [Coach] Kubiak’s decision to play Jake. Yates has physically checked…

Little doubt Yates will be ready for next week

Don’t expect Jake Delhomme to start a playoff game next week. Texans starting quarterback T.J. Yates left Houston’s game in the first quarter on Sunday, but the Texans say he could have re-entered the game. It’s no surprise, then, that Yates said after the game he would be ready to start next week. Coach Gary…

Titans keep hope alive with narrow win over Texans

The Texans rested their starting running back, their best cornerback, and their tight end this week. Their starting quarterback T.J. Yates was knocked out of the game early, which brought Jake Delhomme into the mix. Midway through the third quarter, Houston started taking other starters out. And Houston still almost beat the Titans. Tennessee won…

Quick recap: Titans 23 - Texans 22

I'll write a full recap later tonight, but wanted to get something up immediately.The Titans pulled out a close win against what ended up being a much more reserve-filled Houston Texans squad than anticipated. Matt Hasselbeck found Nate Washington for several long passes in the second half against the Texans' scrubs in the secondary, including what proved to be the game-winning...

T.J. Yates threw well on Monday

It looks like the Texans will avoid having to turn to Jake Delhomme for their first-ever playoff game. Coach Gary Kubiak said that quarterback T.J. Yates threw well on Monday, one day after he was forced out of the Texans’ season finale with the Titans. Yates suffered a separated left shoulder, but, per John McClain…
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