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Houston Texans: Is Tom Savage the answer at quarterback?

The Houston Texans’ search for a quarterback continues after Brian Hoyer’s meltdown against the Kansas City Chiefs. Hoyer played a great season but the loss on wild-card weekend served as a reminder that Hoyer is not a franchise quarterback and is not the answer to Houston’s problems. The Texans need more than a game manager if they want to find success beyond wild-card weekend...
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Texans place quarterback Tom Savage on season-ending injured reserve

The Texans placed quarterback Tom Savage on season-ending injured reserve Saturday. Savage injured his shoulder during the Texans final preseason game and was initially expected to miss only four to six weeks Good news on Savage. Severe sprain no surgery. Out 4 to 6 weeks. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) September 4, 2015 However, the severe shoulder sprain must have been much...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans QB situation quickly turning into a nightmare

By Rachel Wold After Saturday’s preseason game against the Denver Broncos, the Houston Texans quarterback situation looks like a nightmare. If forced to name a starting quarterback between Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer after how terribly each one performed, head coach Bill O’Brien would likely answer “none of the above.” While Mallett, who started for the Texans, completed...
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August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans QB Tom Savage was one of Week 15′s biggest goats

With only two weeks to go in the NFL’s regular season, the playoff picture is starting to take shape. The list of contenders and pretenders is becoming clearer and clearer. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell into each...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans quarterback Tom Savage hands off ball to invisible back (VIDEO)

When rookie Tom Savage first entered the Texans' game in Indianapolis against Colts, the noise from the hostile crowd made for a miserable start.  But things only got worse when was sacked on this botched exchange with running back Arian Foster who wasn't even there. Savage held his own and finished the game with 10 completions on 19 passes for 127 yards. He was...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Will Likely Lose Tom Savage For the Season As Well After This Hit

The Houston Texans will likely be looking to sign anyone--and I mean anyone--to play quarterback for the final two games of the season (Case Keenum?). Why? Well--after losing Ryan Fitzpatrick the team had no choice but to go with rookie Tom Savage. While it was ugly at times Savage did enough to keep the team in it.However, late in the fourth quarter Savage was hit and had his knee...
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December 14, 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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