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Texans QB Savage to start final preseason game

The Texans plan to hold starter Brian Hoyer and backup Ryan Mallett out of Thursday night's preseason finale against the Dallas Cowboys, giving second-year quarterback Tom Savage an extended opportunity to lead the Houston offense. Per the Houston Chronicle, the Texans want to avoid exposing their top two quarterbacks to potential injuries, while also having a chance to evaluate...
Via Fox Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tom Savage Gets a Shot in Texans Preseason Finale

The Houston Texans announced that former Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer will be the starter Week 1, but it's second-year signal caller Tom Savage who will get the start in the preseason final versus Dallas Cowboys. BROADCASTING INFORMATION: Thursday, Sept. 3, 8 p.m. ESTDallas, TX, AT&T StadiumTV - KTRK INJURY UPDATE: TEXANS: Running back Arian Foster is still out...
Via Pro Football Spot
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texans take preseason win over Saints

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Brian Hoyer led scoring drives on two of his first three series since being named Houston's starting quarterback, and the Texans went on to a 27-13 preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. All three Texans quarterbacks led scoring drives. Ryan Mallett, who was upset this past week upon learning he'd be the backup, threw a 6-yard touchdown pass...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans' new starting QB Hoyer sharp in win over Saints

NEW ORLEANS -- Brian Hoyer led scoring drives on two of his first three series since being named Houston's starting quarterback, and the Texans went on to a 27-13 preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. All three Texans quarterbacks led scoring drives. Ryan Mallett, who was upset this past week upon learning he'd be the backup, threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Jaelen...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans take preseason win over Saints

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Brian Hoyer led scoring drives on two of his first three series since being named Houston's starting quarterback, and the Texans went on to a 27-13 preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. All three Texans quarterbacks led scoring drives. Ryan Mallett, who was upset this past week upon learning he'd be the backup, threw a 6-yard touchdown pass...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans take preseason win over Saints 27-13

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Brian Hoyer led scoring drives on two of his first three series since being named Houston's starting quarterback, and the Texans went on to a 27-13 preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. All three Texans quarterbacks led scoring drives. Ryan Mallett, who was upset this past week upon learning he'd be the backup, threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals take on Raiders, Saints host Texans on Sunday

A look at what to expect in Sunday night's preseason games (all times EDT): --- TEXANS AT SAINTS, 4 p.m. Brian Hoyer gets his first chance to validate Houston coach Bill O'Brien's decision earlier this week to make him the Texans' starting quarterback over Ryan Mallett. Mallett has acknowledged being a little angry about the decision, but has vowed to keep working hard. With top...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer Comes Out on Top of Houston Texans Quarterback Competition

(Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) The Houston Texans second preseason game yielded rather pedestrian results from the two players fighting for the team’s starting quarterback job, and although neither Brian Hoyer or Ryan Mallett made a strong statement to claim the job, head coach Bill O’Brien apparently saw enough out of Hoyer (or not enough from Mallett) to name the veteran...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: QB Trades, Colts, Cowboys, & Giants

QB Trades Zac Jackson Pro Football Talk writes that even though there are a number of teams that could use some quarterback help, there isn’t much of a precedent for teams trading decent quarterbacks at this point in the NFL year. Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon, Titans QB Zach Mettenberger, and Texans QB Ryan Mallett have all ... The post NFL Notes: QB Trades...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett sleeps through Houston Texans practice

Ryan Mallett is not having a good week. Not only did Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien announce earlier this week that Brian Hoyer…not Mallett… would be the Texans starting quarterback, but the decision also aired on HBO’s Hard Knocks series on Tuesday. Now Mallett’s alarm clock is apparently broke as well, because he missed Thursday morning’s Texans practice. ...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett missed Texans practice to catch up on some sleep

After losing out on the Houston Texans starting job, Ryan Mallett reportedly decided to catch up on some sleep Thursday. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Mallett missed practice because he overslept. Mallett was able to make the THursday evening meetings and was back at practice on Friday. Ryan Mallett missed practice cause he overslept but showed up later...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Mallett Missed Texans’ Practice Because He Overslept

Ryan Mallett recently lost out on the Houston Texans’ starting quarterback job to Brian Hoyer, but according to a report, he didn’t lose any sleep over it. Mallett was absent from Texans practice Thursday because he overslept, the Houston Chronicle’s John McClain reported Thursday. The QB showed up later for team meetings and will be back at practice Friday, according to McClain...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Going to New Orleans with a Starting QB

It's the third preseason game, and the Houston Texans finally have a starter under center. Bill O'Brien announced earlier this week that former Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer will be handling the first team, but as we saw in this weeks Hard Knocks, he isn't afraid to give Ryan Mallett a shot if things doesn't work out with No. 7.BROADCASTING INFORMATION:Saturday, August...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett missed Texans practice after oversleeping

    Ryan Mallett missed Houston Texans practice on Thursday, three days after he was beat out for the starting quarterback job by Brian Hoyer. No reason was given for Mallett’s absence, though head coach Bill O’Brien did say the former Arkansas QB was expected to be at practice on Friday. Now we know what happened. According to the Houston Chronicle’s John McClain,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans QB Ryan Mallett missed practice because he overslept

Just two days after being told he was losing the starting quarterback gig to Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallett didn’t show up for practice with the Houston Texans. Now we know why. According to John McClain, long-time beat writer for the Houston Chronicle, Mallett slept in. Ryan Mallett missed practice cause he overslept but showed up later for meetings. Will b at practice Friday, business...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans QB Mallett misses practice for personal issue

HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston Texans backup quarterback Ryan Mallett missed practice on Thursday for what coach Bill O'Brien called a personal issue. Brian Hoyer was named the team's starter on Monday after competing with Mallett for the job. On Tuesday, Mallett expressed his anger and disappointment at losing the job, but said he was going to continue to work hard. Of the absence, O'Brien...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans' won't explain QB Ryan Mallett's absence after being named backup to Hoyer

According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien would not go into detail on the absence of quarterback Ryan Mallett. Two days after he found out fellow signal caller Brian Hoyer would be the starter going into the start of the season, Mallett was not at Texans practice today. "That’s between Ryan and I,” O’Brien said. “That...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans' Mallett misses practice to deal with 'personal issue'

Houston Texans backup quarterback Ryan Mallett missed practice on Thursday for what coach Bill O'Brien called a personal issue. Brian Hoyer was named the team's starter on Monday after competing with Mallett for the job. On Tuesday, Mallett expressed his anger and disappointment at losing the job, but said he was going to continue to work hard. Of the absence, O'Brien would only...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans QB Mallett misses practice for personal issue

HOUSTON (AP) Houston Texans backup quarterback Ryan Mallett missed practice on Thursday for what coach Bill O'Brien called a personal issue. Brian Hoyer was named the team's starter on Monday after competing with Mallett for the job. On Tuesday, Mallett expressed his anger and disappointment at losing the job, but said he was going to continue to work hard. Of the absence, O'Brien...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans QB Ryan Mallett misses practice with 'personal issue'

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett, who lost the team's starting quarterback job to Brian Hoyer earlier in the week, was absent from practice Thursday for what head coach Bill O'Brien described as a "personal issue." O'Brien declined to go into detail about Mallett's absence.  “That’s between Ryan and I,” O’Brien said, per John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. It's...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Houston Texans Have Held On To Case Keenum?

The Houston Texans have named Brian Hoyer the team's starting quarterback, but it wasn't exactly a ringing endorsement. O'Brien did say that he was going to have to play well in order to keep the job leaving the door wide open for Ryan Mallett to still have a chance at some point in the season. With the quarterback question--to a degree--still up in the air one can't help but wonder...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans position preview: Quarterbacks

Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer At last, Houston Texans’ Head Coach Bill O’Brien has named a starting quarterback for the season. All summer I was raving about Ryan Mallett, claiming that he would get the starting job. Well I am here to eat my words. O’Brien named Brian Hoyer as the starting quarterback for the Texans this season. Though I favored Mallett over Hoyer, I think...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bill O'Brien picks Houston's quarterback

Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien spent all the offseason program and training camp debating whether to make Brian Hoyer or Ryan Mallett his starting quarterback. Monday, he made his choice, going with Hoyer. Thanks to Houston's participation in this season's installment of 'Hard Knocks,' we got to see how it all went down, with O'Brien breaking the news to his quarterbacks...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

QB Rankings: Based on how angry each of the 32 starters would be if they got benched

This week, Bill O’Brien made a decision at quarterback. The Texans head coach selected Brian Hoyer as his starter, giving him the nod over Ryan Mallett. The move didn’t go over well with the youngster. He was quoted as being “angry” by the choice, believing that he “did enough to win the job.” That got the staff at cover32 thinking about a key question: How would the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO ‘Hard Knocks’ Episode 3: Texans Choose A Quarterback, Visit NASA

Heading into Tuesday night’s episode of “Hard Knocks” we already knew who won the Houston Texans’ starting quarterback job. However, we didn’t know how that decision was made. This episode gave viewers an inside look at how Texans coach Bill O’Brien came to his decision and ultimately told Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer who won. –The episode went over how both Mallett...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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