The Houston Texans flew too close to the sun against the Jacksonville Jaguars and in the first half against the Cleveland Browns. They beat Jacksonville by 16 and were tied entering the half in Cleveland. Their point differential with Tyrod Taylor at was +16. Since Taylor’s hamstring injury, since Davis Mills took over, Houston’s point differential is -65. The Texans need Taylor back under center as soon as possible.
Unfortunately, it looks like we are still two or three more weeks until Taylor drags Houston out from the David Carr zone.
Texans expect Tyrod Taylor back in a 'couple of weeks'; rookie quarterback Davis Mills to start Sunday's home game against the New England Patriots: @SportsTalk790 @iHeartRadio https://t.co/3VXkdCxNYL— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) October 4, 2021
Mills produced the third worst start by a quarterback in franchise history by quarterback rating against the Bills two days ago, yet will remain QB1. Houston is staring 1-7 in the face.
The Texans don’t have any roster moves to speak of. Instead, they have seen their practice squad plundered. Houston lost young offensive linemen Ryan McCollum to the Detroit Lions, and Hjalte Froholdt to the Browns. Both players joined their new team’s active roster.
Detroit Lions signing former Texas A&M offensive lineman Ryan McCollum from Texans' practice squad today to their active roster, according to a league source. The Texans offensive lineman Hjalte Froholdt left their practice squad to sign with the Browns' active roster, per source— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) October 5, 2021
Who says the Texans don’t develop young talent?
Houston left a 40-0 loss unscathed and didn’t suffer any injuries. They are currently the same team as they were last week.
On Sunday, the Texans host the Patriots at 12 p.m. CDT.