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Texans, Dolphins on diverging paths since 9-turnover fiasco

Nov. 25, 2022 15:28 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The last time the Dolphins and Texans met, Miami edged Houston in a turnover-riddled game indicative of the chaotic seasons both teams were having. For months, Miami and Houston were linked because of the Dolphins' interest in replacing Tua Tagovailoa...

Texans bench struggling QB Davis Mills for Kyle Allen

Nov. 25, 2022 13:57 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have benched Davis Mills and will start Kyle Allen at quarterback Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. Coach Lovie Smith announced the decision Friday. “Reasons why, it's like this for all positions ... you always look for the best...

Analysis: Winning isn't always most important stat for QBs

Nov. 25, 2022 06:01 AM EST

Zach Wilson found out wins and losses aren’t the only stat that matters. The New York Jets benched Wilson this week despite his 5-2 record as a starter. Wilson, the No. 2 overall pick in 2021, has struggled in his sophomore year. He has the NFL’s second-worst passer rating and...

Texans look to slow down Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins offense

Nov. 23, 2022 19:28 PM EST

HOUSTON (1-8-1) at MIAMI (7-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Dolphins by 11½. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Texans 4-5-1; Dolphins 5-5. SERIES RECORD: Houston leads 8-2. LAST MEETING: Dolphins beat Texans 17-9...

Falcons, Commanders meet in matchup of mobile quarterbacks

Nov. 23, 2022 18:06 PM EST

ATLANTA (5-6) at WASHINGTON (6-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Commanders by 4 AGAINST THE SPREAD: Falcons 7-4; Commanders 6-4-1 SERIES RECORD: Washington leads 16-10-1 LAST MEETING: Washington beat...

Defense has Commanders at 6-5 and back on playoff track

Nov. 21, 2022 18:59 PM EST

Jonathan Allen spoke up in the locker room following Ron Rivera and wanted his Washington Commanders teammates not to be too happy about beating the Houston Texans. “When we win, sometimes it’s hard to see the lesson because were excited, and I don’t want to dampen the mood,”...

At 1-8-1, Texans try to shake worst loss yet vs Washington

Nov. 21, 2022 16:37 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Davis Mills threw an interception that was returned for a touchdown on Houston’s second offensive play, setting the tone for the terrible Texans’ worst game of the season in a loss to Washington. The Texans (1-8-1) were behind 20-0 at halftime before falling to...

Texans coach Smith doesn't blame Mills for team's latest dud

Nov. 20, 2022 19:02 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A combative and irritated Lovie Smith spent most of his postgame news conference on Sunday deflecting questions about why quarterback Davis Mills hasn’t been benched after the Houston Texans were embarrassed at home in their worst performance of the season. Mills...

Heinicke wins starting job after Commanders top Texans 23-10

Nov. 20, 2022 18:37 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — After Taylor Heinicke led the Washington Commanders to yet another win, coach Ron Rivera made the announcement that had become inevitable: Heinicke is no longer the backup to Carson Wentz. Heinicke threw for 191 yards to improve to 4-1 as a starter, Kendall Fuller...

Commanders guard against letdown at Texans after big win

Nov. 19, 2022 19:32 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Riding the wave from their big win over the previously undefeated Philadelphia Eagles, the Washington Commanders are guarding against a letdown against the struggling Houston Texans on Sunday. Quarterback Taylor Heinicke, who will start a fifth straight game for the...