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8 Taylor Heinicke QB

Houston Texans

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Texans' Taylor Heinicke: Returns in full Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heinicke (concussion) was a full participant at the Texans' practice Thursday.

Heinicke was unable to return to Monday's loss to the Steelers after sustaining the concussion and was a limited participant at practice Wednesday. The full session hardly means the 24-year-old has cleared the concussion protocol, however, and Friday's practice should provide clarity to the situation.

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Texans' Taylor Heinicke: Limited at practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heinicke (concussion) was a limited participant in practice Wednesday.

Heinicke sustained a concussion during Monday's loss to the Steelers while starting signal caller T.J. Yates was being evaluated for a head injury of his own. While Yates was cleared to return to the game, Heinicke was not. The Texans expressed concern over the latter's availability for Sunday's season finale by bringing back quarterback Josh Johnson, who spent time with the Texans in November.

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Texans' Taylor Heinicke: Suffers concussion Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Heinicke suffered a concussion in Monday's game against the Steelers and won't return.

Heinicke entered the contest in place of struggling starting quarterback T.J. Yates, who briefly departed after being evaluated for a concussion. It only took nine plays before Heinicke succumbed to a head injury of his own, with the 24-year-old completing his lone pass attempt for 10 yards and gaining two yards on a carry before departing. Yates was cleared of a concussion and appears set to direct the offense for the rest of the evening while Heinicke remains under the NFL's protocol. If Heinicke is unable to demonstrate enough progress in his recovery prior to the Dec. 31 season finale against the Steelers, the Texans will likely have to sign a new backup for Yates in the coming days.

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Texans' Taylor Heinicke: Promoted to active roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Texans promoted Heinicke to the 53-man roster Friday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Heinicke will back up T.J. Yates in Sunday's game against the Jaguars with Tom Savage (concussion) unavailable. If Savage recovers from the concussion in time to return for either of the Texans' final two games, Heinicke could be waived in order for Houston to address depth at other positions.

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Taylor Heinicke: Set for backup role with Houston in Week 15
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Texans are expected to promote Heinicke from the practice squad in advance of Sunday's game against the Jaguars, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Heinicke is set to act as the backup to T.J. Yates in Week 15 with Texans head coach Bill O'Brien effectively ruling out normal starter Tom Savage (concussion) for the weekend. A third-year quarterback that spent time with the New England and Minnesota organizations, Heinicke has yet to play in an NFL game and will only see the field Sunday if Yates struggles mightily or succumbs to an injury.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.Comp-AttYdsTDInt
1512/17/17JAC0-0000
1612/25/17PIT1-11000
1712/31/17IND0-0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Passing
YearTeamGGSAttCompPctYdsYPALgTDIntTkld20+40+Rate
2015Minnesota Vikings0000---0---0000/000---
2016Minnesota Vikings0000---0---0000/000---
2017Houston Texans1011100.01010.0010001/1600108.3
2017New England Patriots0000---0---0000/000---
TOTAL1011100.01010.0010001/1600108.3
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2015Minnesota Vikings0000---0000
2016Minnesota Vikings0000---0000
2017Houston Texans10122.02000
2017New England Patriots0000---0000
TOTAL10122.02000
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/210
Birthdate:
3/15/1993
Age:
24
Hometown:
Atlanta, GA, USA
School:
Old Dominion
NFL Experience:
3
Awards: