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13 T.J. Yates QB

Atlanta Falcons

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Key Stats
GPPYDSPCTTDsINTRATING
16475.00177.1

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T.J. Yates gets some time Thursday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Falcons quarterback T.J. Yates saw some time Thursday against the Falcons.

Yates completed 3 of 4 passes for 64 yards. His only incompletion was a big one, as the Buccaneers managed to intercept and run back the pass for a score. 

Yates will take on the Vikings Week 4. 

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T.J. Yates traded for Akeem Dent
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

The Texans traded quarterback T.J. Yates, who was believed to be waived but apparently not, to the Falcons for linebacker Akeem Dent. The trade was announced on Thursday. 

Yates, a former fifth-round pick of the Texans, gives the Falcons some needed experience and depth at quarterback behind Matt Ryan. Playing over 13 games, including a five-week stint as the starter in 2011, the Georgia native has 1,100 passing yards and three touchdowns with a rush score and six interceptions and four fumbles lost. 

Dent is a former third-round pick of the Falcons. In 47 games (20 starts), Dent totaled 136 total tackles, 1.5 sacks, a forced fumble and three passes defensed. 

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Texans release T.J. Yates
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

The Texans released quarteback T.J. Yates, reports NFL Network. In three games last season, Yates hit 15 of 22 throws for 113 yards with two interceptions. He's accounted for four touchdowns and 10 turnovers in his three-year career.

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Ryan Fitzpatrick named Texans starter
by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer

Texans coach Bill O'Brien named Ryan Fitzpatrick the starting quarterback, the official team website reports Tuesday.

Fitzpatrick was expected to battle rookie Tom Savage for the job in training camp, but O'Brien has apparently seen enough to trust Fitzpatrick with the role now.

"He's a guy that earned the job," O'Brien said.

Savage will now compete with Case Keenum and T.J. Yates for the No. 2 job. O'Brien said "I don't know" when asked if he will carry two or three quarterbacks on the roster this season.

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Texans continue to evaluate quarterbacks
by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer

The Texans' quarterbacks -- all four of them between Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tom Savage, T.J. Yates and Case Keenum -- continue to be a work in progress, reports the Houston Chronicle.

Coach Bill O'Brien said that Fitzpatrick, the expected Week 1 starter, had a "decent offseason" and has done a good job of picking a new offense. But O'Brien said the quarterback competition is wide open.

"T.J. and Case ... they've also done a good job," O'Brien said. "Savage is a rookie. He's a little bit behind. But you can see he's got some tools. He can throw the football and he works extremely hard."

The backup position is expected to come down to Keenum and Yates. But O'Brien didn't rule out Savage for the spot.

"I don't know. We'll see. We'll let it play out a little bit," O'Brien said.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.Comp-AttYdsTDInt
19/7/14NO0-0000
29/14/14CIN0-0000
39/18/14TB3-46401
49/28/14MIN0-0000
510/5/14NYG0-0000
610/12/14CHI0-0000
710/19/14BAL0-0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
810/26/14DET9:30 am
Bye: Week 9
1011/9/14@ TB1:00 pm
1111/16/14@ CAR1:00 pm
1211/23/14CLE1:00 pm
1311/30/14ARI4:05 pm
1412/8/14@ GB8:30 pm
1512/14/14PIT1:00 pm
1612/21/14@ NO1:00 pm
1712/28/14CAR1:00 pm
Passing
YearTeamGGSAttCompPctYdsYPALgTDIntTkld20+40+Rate
2011Houston Texans651348261.29497.08503315/7412180.7
2012Houston Texans4010440.0383.8019011/00011.7
2013Houston Texans30221568.21135.1420022/71042.4
2014Atlanta Falcons104375.06416.0040010/01177.1
TOTAL14517010461.211646.85503718/8114270.3
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2011Houston Texans6514574.117003
2012Houston Texans402-1-0.51101
2013Houston Texans30100.00000
2014Atlanta Falcons1000---0000
TOTAL14517563.317104
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2011Houston Texans611.000000.0000
2012Houston Texans400.000000.0000
2013Houston Texans311.000000.0000
2014Atlanta Falcons100.000000.0000
TOTAL1422.000000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2011Houston Texans653010010
2012Houston Texans421010010
2013Houston Texans310010010
2014Atlanta Falcons100000000
TOTAL1484030030
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/217
Birthdate:
5/28/1987
Age:
27
Hometown:
Marietta, GA, USA
School:
North Carolina
NFL Experience:
4
Awards:
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