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Tom Savage injured after taking a huge hit

Texans quarterback Tom Savage got absolutely blown up by Elvis Dumervil. Savage’s hands shook as he lay on the ground. Savage was checked out on the sideline while the 49ers had the ball but was allowed to return for the next series. He threw two incompletions on the next series before being checked out again [more]

Kendall Lamm becomes fifth Texans player with concussion in two weeks

The Texans have had a turnstile at left tackle. Duane Brown, Chris Clark, Kendall Lamm and Jeff Allen all have played there this season for Houston. Lamm left in the first quarter with a concussion. The Texans announced he will not return. He becomes the fifth player to leave a game with a concussion in [more]

Week 14 early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs. Colts at Bills Colts: C Ryan Kelly, TE Darrell Daniels, CB Rashaan Melvin, WR Donte [more]

Concussions may cause C.J. Fiedorowicz to retire

Texans coach Bill O’Brien said last week that he’s expecting tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz to keep playing despite being placed on injured reserve with his third concussion of the season, but Fiedorowicz is apparently not so sure. Fiedorowicz might not be able to play again, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Given that his most recent [more]

Week 14 injury report roundup

Week 14 kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Falcons and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should [more]

Will Fuller “looks good” for return this week

The Texans are hopeful wide receiver Will Fuller will play this week. “I think it looks good for Will to be able to play,” Texans coach Bill O’Brien said Thursday, via Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. “Yeah, as we sit here right now, no doubt.” Fuller cracked ribs against the Rams on Nov. 12, [more]

Tom Savage wants to “take advantage” of audition for the rest of the league

Tom Savage‘s 2017 season started with the hope that he’d be able to establish himself as a capable NFL starter for the Texans and that he could parlay that into a job somewhere else once the Texans turned to first-round pick Deshaun Watson. That hope died at halftime of Week One as the Texans turned [more]

Brian Cushing: I should have spoken to league before PED test

Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has been reinstated from the 10-game suspension he served for a second violation of the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy and he spoke to reporters on Wednesday about what led to the positive test. Cushing did not say what substance he took that triggered the test, but intimated that it is one [more]

Bill O’Brien on C.J. Fiedorowicz: We expect to have him in the future

C.J. Fiedorowicz‘s football future is an obvious topic of conversation after the Texans placed the tight end on injured reserve with his third concussion since August. But Texans coach Bill O’Brien said Wednesday he expects Fiedorowicz to return next season. “No discussion with him yet,” O’Brien said, via Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. “Have [more]

Bruce Ellington, C.J. Fiedorowicz hit injured reserve in Houston

The Texans will be without a couple of their receiving options for the rest of the season. Wide receiver Bruce Ellington and tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz have been placed on injured reserve. Ellington hurt his hamstring in the first quarter of last Sunday’s game. He joined the Texans after being waived by the 49ers in [more]

Braxton Miller hopes to return from concussion this week to continue development

Texans wide receiver Braxton Miller is in concussion protocol after taking a hit on a punt return in Sunday’s game. Houston hopes he will be cleared to return this week. Miller has made strides at the position this season, catching 16 passes for 148 yards and a touchdown. The former Ohio State quarterback had his [more]

Bengals move into top 10 (in 2018 NFL Draft order)

The Bengals lost last night, but moved up a few spots in the draft order, which is all the consolation you get this time of year when you’re not in the playoff mix. Of course, the Browns (0-12) would still pick first in the 2018 NFL Draft if the season ended today. Also, a lot [more]

AFC playoff picture: Steelers stay on top

It took a rally from 13 points down in the fourth quarter on an injury-filled night in Cincinnati, but the Steelers wound up with another win that keeps them in the No. 1 spot in the AFC playoff picture for another week. The picture at the top will get more definitive when the Patriots and [more]

Texans place Brennan Scarlett on IR

The Texans placed linebacker Brennan Scarlett on injured reserve Monday. Scarlett injured his foot in a Week 12 loss to the Ravens and wore a walking boot last week. He took over the strongside spot when Whitney Mercilus tore his pectoral muscle during an October 8 game against the Chiefs. Scarlett had 26 tackles and [more]

Titans earn hard-fought 24-13 victory over Texans

It wasn’t nearly as easy as the final score might indicate, but the Titans did what they had to do Sunday. Their 24-13 victory over the Texans allowed them to keep pace with the Jaguars in the AFC South, with both teams sitting at 8-4. Tennessee led only 17-13 with less than two minutes remaining [more]

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