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

Sep. 22, 2021 12:37 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...

Injuries force Browns to rely on running game to tame Texans

Sep. 20, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — With quarterback Baker Mayfield's left shoulder smarting and dependable wide receiver Jarvis Landry in the locker room with a knee injury, Browns coach Kevin Stefanski was forced to make an in-game adjustment. It was a no-brainer: Run the ball. ...

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...

The Latest: Cowboys-Chargers make NFL 14-11 halftime history

Sep. 19, 2021 18:33 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 6:30 p.m. The NFL has the first 14-11 halftime score in its 102 seasons. Dallas held the 14-11 lead over the Los Angeles Chargers, prompting the search...

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...

Seahawks-Titans heads Week 2 games with 2020 playoff teams

Sep. 18, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

Russell Wilson put off watching film for an extra hour to join Peyton and Eli Manning and provide commentary on the alternate “Monday Night Football” broadcast as the Ravens-Raiders thriller went to overtime. After carving up the Colts’ secondary in the opener,...

Browns LB Walker on IR, LT Wills questionable for Texans

Sep. 17, 2021 15:31 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns will be down a key defensive player for Sunday's home opener and maybe an offensive starter as well. Starting linebacker Anthony Walker Jr. was placed on injured reserve Friday and will miss at least three games with a hamstring injury, a...