HOUSTON– The Texans will turn to quarterback Davis Mills for the rest of the season, head coach David Culley stated on Friday.
Mills changed quarterback Tyrod Taylor in Houstons Week 13 loss to the Colts after Taylor was benched within the 3rd quarter.
” I seemed like [Mills] provides us the really best probability to win,” Culley stated earlier than the Texans host the Seattle Seahawks in Week 14.
It wasnt way back that Culley was saying that about Taylor, who signed an one-year cope with Houston in March and was the Texans clear start quarterback entering into the season. Taylor performed effectively within the very first 1 1/2 video games of the season earlier than hurting his left hamstring towards the Cleveland Browns. Mills altered Taylor, going 0-6 in his six begins.
Taylor has had a hard time since his return from injured reserve, throwing 5 interceptions and taking 12 sacks in 4 computer game. When requested why he determined to call Mills the starter for the remainder of the 12 months, Culley mentioned, “You have actually seen the final 3 ballgames we have actually performed.”
” It has absolutely nothing to do with Tyrod not having the ability to play or something,” Culley mentioned. “It is just we actually feel like that is the best aspect that offers us the possibility to win.”
Earlier than Taylor was altered by Mills towards the Colts, he achieved 5 of 13 passes for 45 lawns. This season, Taylor has actually achieved 60.7% of his passes for 966 yards, with 5 goals and 5 interceptions.
” He did not like the option,” Culley stated of telling Taylor that Mills can be the starter. “I would not have actually preferred it both, nevertheless it is a manufacturing business. At offense, everything the time begins on the location. We wanted a stimulate. We desired a modification. We made the modification.”
It wasnt method back that Culley was stating that about Taylor, who signed an one-year cope with Houston in March and was the Texans clear beginning quarterback going into the season. Taylor carried out successfully within the very first 1 1/2 video games of the season earlier than hurting his left hamstring towards the Cleveland Browns. Mills changed Taylor, going 0-6 in his 6 starts.
” He did not like the option,” Culley stated of telling Taylor that Mills can be the starter.