The Texans are finally on the scoreboard in Atlanta and trail the Falcons 42-7.
That touchdown came after the Texans benched Ryan Mallett and replaced him with Brian Hoyer. In Week 1, Hoyer was benched in a blowout loss to the Chiefs and Mallett has been the starter since.
Hoyer came in and led a scoring drive capped by a touchdown pass to C.J. Fiedorowicz that helped the Texans avoid a shutout. It’s been a miserable day for the Texans in every aspect of the game.
Mallett completed 12-of-27 passes for 150 yards. The Texans missed a field goal late in the first half and really never threatened otherwise.
The Falcons are going to be 4-0. The Texans are going to be 1-3 headed into a short week of preparation for Thursday night’s game with the Colts.