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Panthers, off to 2-0 start, visit Texans in prime time

Sep. 22, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

In an effort to get every team a Thursday game, NFL schedule makers often take some of the likely tail-enders and stick them in early season games. Sort of a “let's get them out of the way before they've lost a lot” philosophy. It's unlikely...

Texans rookie Mills to start at QB Thursday against Panthers

Sep. 21, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Davis Mills will start at quarterback for the Houston Texans on Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers with Tyrod Taylor out with a hamstring injury. Coach David Culley announced the decision Tuesday and said Taylor would be inactive. Later...

Texans' Mills must improve if Taylor is out against Panthers

Sep. 20, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans hope Tyrod Taylor can play Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers. However, if his hamstring injury keeps him out, coach David Culley believes rookie Davis Mills can run the offense effectively. “Our team...

Fast starts have propelled surprising Panthers to 2-0 record

Sep. 20, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are using fast starts to start fast this season. The Panthers have been dominant in the first half of games, outscoring their opponents 33-0 and outgaining them by a whopping 400 yards. The Panthers led New Orleans 17-0 at...

Taylor day to day with injury for Texans; Watson won't play

Sep. 20, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston quarterback Tyrod Taylor is day to day with a hamstring injury as the Texans face a quick turnaround with a Thursday night game against Carolina. If Taylor can’t play, Deshaun Watson will not be an option, with coach David Culley saying Monday...

Texans' Taylor injured, further muddying QB situation

Sep. 19, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Houston's messy quarterback situation got messier. Tyrod Taylor suffered a hamstring injury in the first half and didn't return after halftime, forcing the Texans to play rookie Davis Mills the entire second half of a 31-21 loss to the Cleveland Browns...

Mayfield shakes off injury, leads Browns past Texans 31-21

Sep. 19, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield wasn't missing a snap. So once his left shoulder got popped back into its socket, there was no stopping him. Just like another tough-as-nails quarterback. “He's like Brett Favre 2.0,” Browns star defensive end...

Dolphins waiting to see severity of Tagovailoa's rib injury

Sep. 19, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa never saw it coming. And now, the Miami Dolphins aren't sure when they'll see their starting quarterback play again. Tagovailoa was carted off the sideline during the first quarter of Sunday’s game against...

Browns look to even record after tough KC loss, host Texans

Sep. 17, 2021 10:09 AM EDT

HOUSTON (1-0) at CLEVELAND (0-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Browns by 12 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Texans 1-0; Browns 1-0. SERIES RECORD: Texans lead 7-4. ...

Texans' QB Taylor back to face Mayfield, Browns in Week 2

Sep. 16, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brash and even a little belligerent, Baker Mayfield waltzed into the NFL thinking he had things figured out. He quickly learned he had a lot to learn. Tyrod Taylor taught him. When Cleveland fans fill FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday...