The Legend Of T.J. Yates In Five Simple MomentsOn Sunday, the Houston Texans took on Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis and did something no Texans fan has ever seen; win a game in the Colts stadium. And it wouldn't have been possible if not for the guy the Texans always call on when they need the impossible: T.J. Yates (or Tobias Jackson Yates as I affectionally refer to him when I'm around him. But never to his face. I just kind of say it under my breath and giggle to myself as I stand there in awe of his magic.) GAnd don't get me wrong when I say T.J. Yates is magical. That is not hyperbole. He is absolute magic.
Fateful Season For Yates Continues Against Hometown TeamT.J. Yates has had an eventful season as a backup QB. It all comes to a head this Sunday as he faces his hometown team with the division likely on the line.
O'Brien: Hoyer Doubtful For Sunday With ConcussionThe Texans' quarterback has suffered two concussions over the last month
T.J. Yates Ready To Play If Hoyer Can't In IndyThe Texans backup quarterback has led Houston to two wins this year.
5 Things The Houston Texans Have To Be Thankful For This SeasonThe Houston Texans currently sit atop the AFC South Division with a 5-5 record, and they have a decent shot at their first playoff berth since 2012 if they play well enough in the next six weeks. A lot can happen during an NFL season, and the Texans have much to be thankful for this holiday.
O'Brien: Hoyer Out Of Concussion Protocol, Will Start SundayHoyer missed the fourth quarter of the Texans' win last week over the Bengals and Sunday's win over the Jets with a concussion.
DeAndre Hopkins And Defense Again Lead Texans To WinThe Houston Texans won their third straight game with strong defense and spectacular play from DeAndre Hopkins 24-17 over the New York Jets on Sunday. With backup quarterback TJ Yates at the helm the Texans got two touchdowns from Hopkins and a touchdown pass from Cecil Shorts to Alfred Blue to lead the team to the win and a .500 record at 5-5 on the season.
Jackson, Hoyer Ruled Out Sunday Vs. JetsThe Texans will be down a pair of starters in key home game. Plus, a pair of key reserves are questionable.
Only The Texans Can Stop Themselves Now After Big Win At CincinnatiWith a 4-5 record, the Houston Texans are in first place. The AFC South may not be a strong division, but it doesn't matter. The Texans are confident after beating the previously undefeated Cincinnati Bengals on the road.
Texans News, Notes and Quotes: November 18thJ.J. Watt addresses Andy Dalton, Hopkins vs Revis, Fitzpatrick's return, and much more in the News, Notes, and Qoutes.
Yates Ready For NRG Return If Hoyer Out SundayThe QB has fond memories in Houston, including a playoff win vs. the Bengals in 2011 and his first career start against the Falcons that December.