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Moishe Steigmann and Justin Eleff work the waiver wire after Week 11 of the NFL regular season, play a Thanksgiving-themed game of #SUPPLYbyDEMAND, and take a minute (or an hour) to celebrate our listeners. Sponsored by Affordable Trophies.  more »

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Nov
19

Texans QB Driskel switching positions

Houston quarterback JEFF DRISKEL is set to leave the Texans quarterback room and join the tight ends room instead. Houston is a rare team with four quarterbacks, including two that haven’tMore played a snap this season in Driskel and DESHAUN WATSON. While learning a new position in the NFL is no easy task, Driskel is said to have the overall athletic ability to do so. Meanwhile, for fantasy purposes, TYROD TAYLOR remains the starting quarterback for the Texans, with DAVIS MILLS as the backup. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Nov
8

Texans QB Taylor throws 3 interceptions in return

The Houston offense was expected to take a step forward with the return of veteran quarterback TYROD TAYLOR in Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins. Instead, Taylor returned from his hamstringMore issues to throw 3 interceptions in the team’s eighth consecutive loss following a surprising win in the season opener. Fantasy owners will hope for a better outing next Sunday when Taylor and the Texans face the Tennessee Titans. Less

Source: Houston Chronicle

Oct
26

QB Taylor could return for Texans vs. Rams

Houston Texans head coach David Culley said that veteran quarterback TYROD TAYLOR will be practicing on Wednesday. Culley also seemed to indicate that if Taylor is healthy, he could return toMore the lineup as early as next week when the Texans play against the Los Angeles Rams. Taylor injured his hamstring on a touchdown run in the second week of the season and has been out of action since. Less

Source: Team Website

Sep
29

Texans to open playbook for rookie QB Mills

Houston Texans head coach David Culley said the playbook for rookie quarterback DAVIS MILLS will be “thicker” against the Buffalo Bills this weekend than it was last week in his firstMore NFL start against the Carolina Panthers. Culley added that the Texans are “just going to run our offense” with Mills, who is replacing injured starter TYROD TAYLOR. It’s nice to know the Texans have confidence in Mills, but Buffalo will be a tough assignment for the rookie signal-caller. Less

Source: Team Website

Sep
22

Texans QB Mills to start on TNF, Taylor to injured reserve

Houston Texans rookie quarterback DAVIS MILLS will start on Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers, with veteran signal-caller TYROD TAYLOR headed to injured reserve with a hamstring injury. The Texans selectedMore Mills in the third round of the NFL Draft in the spring. His debut figures to be a challenging one against a Panthers defense that has allowed the fewest yards per game in the NFL through two games. Less

Source: NFL.com

Sep
21

Texans QB Taylor could miss four weeks

Houston head coach David Culley said on Monday that quarterback TYROD TAYLOR is day-to-day with a hamstring injury, but the Texans signal-caller could reportedly miss four weeks as a result ofMore the injury. Culley added that the team will not activate DESHAUN WATSON this week, meaning that third-round rookie DAVIS MILLS becomes the likely starter while Taylor is out. Fellow quarterback JEFF DRISKEL is on the practice squad and is expected to be promoted to the active roster as Mills’ backup. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Sep
20

Texans QB Taylor leaves with bad hammy, replaced by Mills

Houston quarterback TYROD TAYLOR was off to a good start in Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns until he suffered a hamstring injury that sidelined him for the second half. RookieMore quarterback DAVIS MILLS replaced Taylor and he appears to be in line to start on Thursday against the Carolina Panthers. Taylor is expected to undergo an MRI on the hamstring, but he will not likely be ready to roll on a short week. Less

Source: Team Website

Sep
13

No Deshaun Watson, no problem for Texans

With the DESHAUN WATSON era seemingly over in Houston, new starting quarterback TYROD TAYLOR took the starting reigns and didn’t look back during Sunday’s season opening win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.More Taylor led the team to seven scores in 13 possessions, throwing for 2 touchdowns and no interceptions in a rout over the division rival Jaguars. Less

Source: Houston Chronicle

Sep
7

Texans officially name Taylor as starting quarterback

While fantasy owners had assumed as much, Houston Texans head coach David Culley confirmed over the weekend that TYROD TAYLOR will be the starting quarterback when the team opens the seasonMore against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Fellow quarterback DESHAUN WATSON remains on the roster, but time will tell when and if he ever plays for the Texans again. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Factoid: Quarterback rushing

Following up on the Kyler Murray story I posted a couple of days ago. Murray suggested he'd run less this season, in order to protect himself from injury. That could happen, but most likely he'll still be one of the league's better running quarterbacks. Two years into his career, he's been one of the very best in this regard from the past decade, even if he's no Cam Newton (pictured).  more »

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May
20

Texans sign another QB, add veteran Driskel on one-year deal

The Houston Texans signed 28-year-old JEFF DRISKEL to a one-year contract this week, giving the team five quarterbacks heading into the upcoming season. The Texans are Driskel’s fifth team since heMore entered the league as a sixth-round draft choice of the San Francisco 49ers in 2016. With DESHAUN WATSON’s status in limbo, the Texans added rookie third-round pick DAVIS MILLS along with RYAN FINLEY and TYROD TAYLOR. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Mar
18

Texans agree to one-year deal with QB Taylor

With star quarterback DESHAUN WATSON still seeking a trade and a ticket out of Houston, the Texans signed veteran quarterback TYROD TAYLOR to a one-year contract this week. Taylor recently playedMore for Texans pass game coordinator Pep Hamilton while also working with new head coach David Culley during his time in Buffalo. Less

Source: Team Blog

Oct
23

Chargers QB Taylor medically cleared to play

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback TYROD TAYLOR has been medically cleared from a punctured lung suffered when a team doctor injected a pain killer to alleviate rib discomfort before the team’s WeekMore #2 game. While Taylor was out, rookie quarterback JUSTIN HERBERT dominated and took over the starting gig on a permanent basis. Taylor could be available as the backup for Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Less

Source: Team Blog

Oct
9

Chargers change direction, Herbert era officially begins

Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn said on Thursday that rookie quarterback JUSTIN HERBERT will be the starter for the remainder of the season. The announcement means that team captainMore and former starter TYROD TAYLOR is now the backup quarterback. Taylor has now lost his starting job three times with three different teams. Herbert, the sixth overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, has improved with every start while battling the likes of TOM BRADY and PATRICK MAHOMES. Less

Source: Los Angeles Daily News

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