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The Atlanta Falcons’ best post-season move will not have immediate impact

The Falcons haven’t had much success when it comes to relying on backup quarterbacks, and fortunately they haven’t had to rely on them too much, but as the saying goes “It’s better to be safe than sorry.” The Falcons recently traded LB Akeem Dent to the Houston Texans in return for QB TJ Yates and waivered the former backup QB Dominique Davis. Davis served as the backup...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

I Hate Thursday: Goodbye T.J. Yates, Hello Ryan Fitzpatrick

In this week’s edition of “I Hate Thursday” we recap the Houston Texans and their decision to say good-bye to T.J. Yates while giving Ryan Fitzpatrick the nod to become the team starter. I did already have some form of a take on this yesterday, but I will try to explain more in-depth as to why this is a mistake. First off, yes Yates wasn’t as good as advertised. In 2011,...
Via cover32 - Texans
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Trade: Atlanta acquires T.J. Yates from Texans

It was announced Tuesday that the Texans had released three-year QB T.J. Yates [article here]. What we didn't know, however, was that this release was actually a trade. It wasn't until Wednesday that we found out the Texans traded Yates to the Falcons in return for a LB.#184413152 / gettyimages.comTexans trade QB T.J. Yates to Falcons for LB Akeem Dent, per league source...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons acquire experienced QB Yates in trade with Texans

Hours after Falcons coach Mike Smith discussed his team's open competition at the quarterback spot behind starter Matt Ryan, Atlanta's front office all but ended the conversation. The Falcons acquired former Texans starter T.J. Yates in a two-player trade on Wednesday night, sending linebacker Akeem Dent to Houston in return. The acquisition assures the Falcons have plenty...
Via Fox Sports South
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans ended up trading T.J. Yates to the Falcons

We reported on Tuesday that the Texans released quarterback T.J. Yates. Well that’s actually not the case. Per @ProFootballTalk, once word got out #Texans would be releasing Yates, teams started calling. Suddenly, he had value & no deadline to cut — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 19, 2014 The Falcons traded linebacker Akeem Dent to Houston for Yates. Falcons trade linebacker...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Trade T.J. Yates to the Falcons

The Houston Texans have traded quarterback T.J. Yates to the Atlanta Falcons for linebacker Akeem Dent. Despite media reports Yates was never officially waived by the Texans which means that Yates was still on the 90 man roster of the Texans. The move gets Yates is originally from Georgia so he returns back home to join the Falcons. The deal will become official after both players...
Via State of the Texans
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Release T.J. Yates

The Houston Texans have released quarterback T.J. Yates according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. This comes as a surprise with the recent activity the Texans have made in the recent days concerning the quarterback situation. Yates looked solid throughout OTAs and was present on the first Mandatory Mini-Camp which started today. It has been confirmed through Yates’ agent...
Via State of the Texans
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Why T.J. Yates deserves another shot to start

There are rumors out there that the Houston Texans have named Ryan Fitzpatrick their starter for the upcoming season, or that he is atleast the favorite. Fitzpatrick has lacked consistency his entire career, tossing 106 touchdowns but 93 interceptions in his eight year career. Case Keenum did show some impressive moments when he played last season, but lacked consistency and didn’t...
Via cover32 - Texans
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Heels in the Pro’s: Could Yates be seeing playing time?

Heels in the Pro’s: T.J. YatesIn Chapel Hill some of the fans have been wondering about the team’s quarterback, Bryn Renner. The questions being raised are from whether or not it is the gunslinger’s fault of what is going on with the squad, all the way to the possibility if Renner should be benched, especially since right now he is battling an injury. But, from the sounds of...
Via isportsweb.com
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

The Forgotten One, T.J. Yates

It seems like it was a lifetime ago that a rookie quarterback drafted in the 5th round took the city of Houston by storm to lead the Houston Texans to their first playoff appearance and win in franchise history. Now T.J. Yates is almost two full years removed from that magical season when he started 6 games for the most storied team in franchise history in 2011. Yates at OTAs. Expectations...
Via State of the Texans
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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