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Twitter Tuesday: Reactions to Tom Savage’s clutch play vs. Broncos

Tom Savage, a rookie fourth-round pick out of Pittsburgh, got his chance to shine as quarterback for the Texans on Saturday when they visited the Denver Broncos. Trailing 17-10 late in the fourth, Savage led his team on a 74-yard drive that took nine plays and lasted 3:26. Savage connected with Ryan Griffin for a 31-yard touchdown before delivering the knockout punch to Travis Labhart...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Savage could begin season No. 2 at QB for Texans

Getty Images The Houston Texans have uncertainty at the quarterback position. With Ryan Fitzpatrick showing little thus far the Texans could be forced to make a switch relatively quick this season. While Case Keenum appeared set to begin the season at No. 2 on the depth chart Texans head coach Bill O’Brien suggested on Sunday that rookie Tom Savage could move ahead of him prior...
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Texans Release Quarterback T.J. Yates

Within hours of naming Ryan Fitzpatrick their starting quarterback, the Houston Texans have reportedly released backup T.J. Yates, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The 6-foot-4, 217-pound signal-caller has completed 101 of 166 passes (60.8 percent) for 1,100 yards with three touchdowns to six interceptions and a 71.4 passer rating. [RELATED: 10 NFL Teams That Have Improved the...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Name Ryan Fitzpatrick Starting Quarterback

The Houston Texans made news on Tuesday by naming Ryan Fitzpatrick their starting quarterback. “He’s a guy that earned the job,” new head coach Bill O’Brien said, via Drew Dougherty. “He’s had a good offseason. He’s earned it with his preparation, accuracy and command at the line of scrimmage.” [RELATED: 10 NFL Teams That Have Improved the Most This Offseason] Photo...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill O’Brien has positive words for Houston Texans draft pick

New Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien was silent about Jadeveon Clowney in his first practice with the team, but he did have something to say regarding one of their other selections in the draft. Speaking about Tom Savage, the quarterback out of Pittsburgh who was taken in the fourth round, O’Brien offered his opinion on the rookie’s first practice with the team. “He...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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