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Houston Texans abandon Tyrod Taylor to Davis Mills at quarterback

The Texans will go to quarterback Davis Mills for the remainder of the period, lead trainer David Culley said on Friday.

Mills supplanted quarterback Tyrod Taylor in Houston’s Week 13 misfortune to the Colts after Taylor was sidelined in the second from last quarter.

“I felt like [Mills] gives us the best chance to win,” Culley said before the Texans host the Seattle Seahawks in Week 14.

In the not-so distant past Culley was saying that regarding Taylor, who marked a one-year manage Houston in March and was the Texans’ unmistakable beginning quarterback going into the season. Taylor played well in the initial 1 1/2 rounds of the period prior to harming his left hamstring against the Cleveland Browns. Mills supplanted Taylor, going 0-6 in his six beginnings.

Taylor has battled since his return from harmed hold, tossing five captures and taking 12 sacks in four games. At the point when inquired as to why he chose to name Mills the starter for the remainder of the year, Culley said, “You’ve seen the last three ballgames we’ve played.”

“It has nothing to do with Tyrod not being ready to play or anything,” Culley said. “It’s just we feel like that’s the best thing that gives us the chance to win.”

Before Taylor was supplanted by Mills against the Colts, he finished five of 13 passes for 45 yards. This season, Taylor has finished 60.7% of his passes for 966 yards, with five scores and five interceptions.

“He didn’t like the decision,” Culley said of telling Taylor that Mills would be the starter. “I wouldn’t have liked it either, but this is a production business. At offense, it always starts at the position. We needed a spark. We needed a change. We made the change.”

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