Deshaun Watson was not activated for the first two games of the Texans campaign
HOUSTON – The quarterback Deshaun watson will not be activated for the duel of the Houston Texans against the Carolina panthers Thursday night, despite the uncertain status of the headline Tyrod taylorsaid the head coach David culley this Monday.
Taylor will undergo an MRI on his left hamstring and is considered on a day-to-day basis, he said Culley.
Taylor was replaced by the rookie Davis mills to start the second half of last Sunday’s game against the Cleveland browns. He hurt his hamstring when he ran for a 15-yard touchdown midway through the second period. Taylor the second half ended.
“Something happened on the touchdown,” he said. Culley. “It didn’t get to the point where he felt like he couldn’t play … The way he is, he never said anything to anyone.”
Culley said on monday that Taylor He said he was fine and wanted to re-enter the game, but the coach said he wanted to make sure the injury didn’t get worse.
“I said, ‘Look, let’s go with Davis [Mills]'”he explained Culley. “I said, ‘This is for the long term, it is not for the short term.’
Mills finished with 8 of 18 pass attempts for 102 yards with a touchdown pass and an interception in the Losers’ loss. Texans 31-21, which left them 1-1 this season. Mills was the first draft pick of Houston – a third-round pick – in April.
Watson was not activated for the first two games of the campaign of the Texans. He faces 22 active lawsuits of sexual allegation and misconduct, but has not been restricted from participating in the team’s activities. NFL. The quarterback also requested a trade in January, because he was unhappy with the direction of the franchise, and the process used to hire the general manager. Nick Caserio.
The Texans sought a six-man pack and draft picks from the NFL of the teams interested in acquiring in exchange Watson in the summer, league sources told Adam Schefter of ESPN.
The Texansmeanwhile, they’ll be without the rookie wide receiver Nico collins Thursday. It is expected that Collins miss three to four weeks with a shoulder injury suffered Sunday, a source told Schefter.