T.J. Yates

#2 QB / Houston Texans / EXP: 7YRS Height: 6-4 Weight: 217 lb Age: 31 College: North Carolina Bye 10

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Player Outlook

Until T.J. Yates finds meaningful playing time with a team this fall, Fantasy owners shouldn't bother adding him to rosters.

Player News
  • Texans' T.J. Yates: Mistake-free in Week 17 loss
    By RotoWire Staff

    Yates completed 14 of 24 passes for 137 yards in Sunday's 22-13 loss to the Colts. Yates made his third start and didn't commit a turnover for the first time. He also had the Texans up at halftime. Those are the positive takeaways. In the second half, when the Colts have often folded this season, Yates was sacked for a safety and failed to lead the Texans on a scoring drive. Yates has been a dutiful solider on and off for the Texans since he was a fifth-round draft pick in 2011, but his future with the organization is murky. Pending good health, Deshaun Watson (knee) will be the starter in 2018, and Yates could hook on as a third-stringer or compete as a backup.

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  • Texans' T.J. Yates: Sidesteps concussion diagnosis
    By RotoWire Staff

    Yates avoided a concussion during Monday's game versus the Steelers, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Yates was knocked from the game after getting sacked for a fourth time near the end of the first. After a lengthy evaluation, he was cleared of any symptoms and returned to the sideline. A short time after he was given the thumbs up, his backup, Taylor Heinicke, left the game under similar circumstances and will be beholden to the protocol for head injuries. On a positive note, Yates is back under center for the Texans.

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  • Texans' T.J. Yates: Stifled by Jaguars defense
    By RotoWire Staff

    Yates completed 12 of 31 pass attempts for 128 yards, one touchdown and one interception during Sunday's 45-7 loss to the Jaguars. Yates struggled to get going against the ferocious Jacksonville defense and had just 31 yards to his name at the half. He connected a couple of times with DeAndre Hopkins as the latter capped off an 81-yard drive with a touchdown in the third quarter, but that represented all of the scoring the visitors would do on the day. Yates fared much better in his season debut against a lesser 49ers defense, but his performance against a quality opponent this week doesn't bode well for next Monday's game against the Steelers.

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  • Texans' T.J. Yates: Expected to start Week 15
    By RotoWire Staff

    Texans head coach Bill O'Brien expects Yates to start Sunday's game in Jacksonville, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. With Tom Savage already struggling and now placed in the concussion protocol, the Texans are prepared to turn to Yates for the hardest matchup a quarterback can have this season. Yates did complete 14 of 26 passes for 175 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 26-16 loss to the 49ers, but he'll face a far more difficult test Week 15 against a Jacksonville defense that's limited opponents to a 66.4 passer rating while piling up a league-high 47 sacks. It isn't quite clear if Savage is being benched, as O'Brien may just be assuming that the quarterback won't be healthy in time for Sunday's game.

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  • Yates completed 14 of 26 passes for 175 yards and two touchdowns while adding 31 yards on three scrambles after replacing Tom Savage (concussion) in the second quarter of Sunday's 26-16 loss to the 49ers. Both of Yates' touchdowns unsurprisingly came on passes to DeAndre Hopkins, as the star wide receiver was unaffected by the quarterback change. Savage appeared to pass the concussion protocol and returned to the sideline with his helmet on, but the team opted to leave Yates in. Based on that development, don't discount the possibility of Yates starting next week in Jacksonville regardless of Savage's status. Given how well Jacksonville's pass defense has played, neither quarterback would make for an appealing option in that matchup.

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Completed Games

WK OPP PAATT PACMP PAYD PATD PAINT RUYD RUTD FPTS
*1 JAC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*2 @CIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*3 @NE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*4 TEN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*5 KC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*6 CLE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 BYE - - - - - - - -
*8 @SEA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*9 IND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*10 @LAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*11 ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*12 @BAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*13 @TEN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 SF 26 14 175 2 0 31 0 22
15 @JAC 31 12 128 1 1 0 0 10
16 PIT 16 7 83 1 1 11 0 7
17 @IND 24 14 137 0 1 9 0 4
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Scheduled Games

WK DATE OPP OPP RANK OPP FPTS
1 09/09 @New England Patriots 30 21.53
2 09/16 @Tennessee Titans 23 19.78
3 09/23 New York Giants 32 22.88
4 09/30 @Indianapolis Colts 24 20.19
5 10/08 Dallas Cowboys 22 19.75
6 10/14 Buffalo Bills 6 15.41
7 10/21 @Jacksonville Jaguars 4 14.79
8 10/26 Miami Dolphins 21 19.69
9 11/04 @Denver Broncos 13 18.06
10 BYE - - -
11 11/18 @Washington Redskins 10 17.88
12 11/27 Tennessee Titans 23 19.78
13 12/02 Cleveland Browns 28 21.31
14 12/09 Indianapolis Colts 24 20.19
15 12/15 @New York Jets 26 21.00
16 12/23 @Philadelphia Eagles 16 18.63
17 12/30 Jacksonville Jaguars 4 14.79

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Career Stats

Season CmpPct PaYd PaTD PaInt RuYd RuTD FPTS
2018 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 48.5 523 4 3 51 0 44
2016 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 49.1 370 3 1 0 0 29
2014 75.0 64 0 1 0 0 1
2013 68.2 113 0 2 0 0 2
2012 40.0 38 0 1 -1 1 4
2011 61.2 949 3 3 57 0 51
3 Year Avg 49.0 298 2 1 17 0 21
Career 55.2 2057 10 11 107 1

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