In his usual Monday afternoon media session, the head coach of the Houston Texans just revealed that the team will likely start T.J. Yates at quarterback in Indianapolis on Sunday due to Brian Hoyer's dubious availability after Hoyer suffered a concussion in the loss to the Patriots last night.
Bill O'Brien said Brian Hoyer status is 'doubtful' for game on Sunday.— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) December 14, 2015
Bill O'Brien said Brian Hoyer strained his neck, hurt his wrist, 'took a beating out there.'— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) December 14, 2015
When Hoyer suffered his first concussion of the season last month, he missed the following game before returning to the lineup the week after that. Given that this is his second concussion in less than a month, expecting Hoyer to only miss a single game this time around may be overly optimistic. Regardless of when he comes back, best wishes to Hoyer on a full recovery.
With the AFC South potentially on the line Sunday, the burden shifts to T.J. Yates to lead the Texans to accomplish something they've never done before--beat the Colts in Indianapolis.
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