Texans to be without left tackle Laremy Tunsil due to hand surgery


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Texans to be without left tackle Laremy Tunsil due to hand surgery

Houston’s all-star offensive lineman injured his left thumb during Sunday’s loss to the Patriots

HOUSTON – The starting left tackle for the Houston Texans, Laremy Tunsil, He will undergo surgery on the thumb of his left hand this Thursday, the head coach announced. David culley.

Culley said this Wednesday that Texans are “thinking now” that Tunsil it could be lost for up to four weeks, but he also revealed that, “We’re really not sure.”

Tunsil injured his left thumb during Sunday’s loss to the New England Patriots. After the match, Culley said Tunsil He “couldn’t hit” on the blocks after the injury, so he only played “a little bit in field goal and extra point situations, because all he had to do there was get up and spread his hands and not hit to to block”.

Culley he also said that the quarterback Tyrod taylor, who is eligible to return from injured reserve for the week, is “progressing very well, but not ready for now.” Taylor injured his left hamstring in the defeat of the Texans of Week 2 against Cleveland browns, and was replaced by the third round rookie, Davis mills.

One week after a 40-0 loss to the Buffalo Bills, Mills he had the best game of his young career Sunday, completing 21 of 29 passes for 312 yards and three touchdowns. The rookie is 0-3 this season in his three starts since taking over in place of Taylor.

Beyond how I play Mills instead of Taylor while I’m still out Culley he said, Taylor will be the starting quarterback for the Texans when you are healthy. Culley said he does not believe in a quarterback losing his job due to injury and said he hopes that Taylor be able to play again this season.

“[Taylor] gives us the best chance of winning, “he said Culley. “He’s our starting quarterback. He was our starting quarterback when he got hurt. He was doing an excellent job. When he comes back, he’ll continue to be our starting quarterback.”

The wide receiver Nico collins you are also eligible to get off the injured reserve list this week, and Culley He said the team will carry him “day by day” with Collins, but that he will be able to train this week on a limited basis. Culley also said wide receiver Danny Amendola, who has not played since Week 2 due to a thigh injury, “will be on the field” this Wednesday.

The Texans, with a record of 1-4, face the Indianapolis Colts visiting on Sunday.


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