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QBs, big names plentiful among injured early in NFL season

Oct. 15, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

About a third of the starting quarterbacks have already missed time because of injuries, and Richard Sherman’s return to the NFL was hastened by Tampa Bay’s need at cornerback. And now Sherman is hurt. There are big names aplenty among the...

Texans fall apart in 2nd half of 25-22 loss to New England

Oct. 10, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans looked to be on the way to their first win since the opener after building a nice lead with a solid first half Sunday against the New England Patriots. Instead, a second half filled with mistakes, penalties and a bizarre punt for no...

Rookie QBs getting crash course in up-and-down life of NFL

Oct. 08, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — No one said this was going to be easy, rookie. Playing quarterback in the NFL is no simple task, and this year's class of newcomers is getting a crash course — filled with sacks, interceptions and losses — in how difficult it is to immediately...

Pitt's Pickett emerging in ACC's next wave of NFL-ready QBs

Oct. 06, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Kenny Pickett's decision to return for his redshirt senior season is working out well for Pittsburgh, the nation's top-scoring team. Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi believes the decision also will pay off for Pickett in the next NFL draft. ...

Texans face Bills in first meeting since 2019 playoffs

Oct. 01, 2021 15:08 PM EDT

HOUSTON (1-2) at BUFFALO (2-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Buffalo by 15 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Buffalo 2-1, Houston, 2-1. SERIES RECORD: Texans lead 6-4. ...

Texans coach all too familiar with Bills QB Allen's ability

Sep. 30, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Houston Texans first-year coach David Culley closed his Zoom call with Buffalo reporters asking for a big favor. “Tell them to go easy on us up there,” Culley said as the rebuilding Texans (1-2) travel to face the Josh Allen-led Buffalo...

Houston S Reid, Panthers CB Bouye inactive Thursday night

Sep. 23, 2021 19:42 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston safety Justin Reid and Carolina cornerback A.J. Bouye were among the players inactive Thursday night. Reid, the Texans' top defensive player, injured his knee Sunday against Cleveland. Bouye missed the first two games serving the end of a...

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...