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Texans Place QB T.J. Yates On Season-Ending I.R. With ACL Tear


The Houston Texans have officially placed QB T.J. Yates on season-ending injured reserve with an ACL tear Monday.


Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that tests have confirmed that Texans QB T.J. Yates did, in fact, suffer a torn ACL and will miss the remainder of the season.

Houston will likely place Yates on season-ending injured reserve in the coming days and sign another quarterback for depth purposes.

However, Brandon Weeden will be their starter until Brian Hoyer is cleared from the concussion protocol.


John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that Texans QB T.J. Yates appears to have an ACL injury, which would end his 2015 season.

  • Aaron Wilson is also reporting that Yates’ season is over with an ACL injury.
  • McClain expects the Texans to sign a quarterback in the coming days.


Texans QB T.J. Yates left Sunday’s game against the Colts with a non-contact left knee injury.

Yates was able to talk off the field, but after scrambling for appeared to be a first down, he immediately grabbed for his knee. The Texans’ trainers took Yates to locker room.

Brandon Weeden has replaced Yates as the team’s starting quarterback.

Yates, 28, signed a one-year deal with the Texans back in October and has been filling in for Brian Hoyer, who has been in the concussion protocol.

Entering today’s game, Yates has appeared in three games and thrown for 302 yards while completing 46.8 percent of his passes to go along with three touchdowns and no interceptions.

We’ll have more regarding Yates’ injury as the news is available.

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