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Texans fall to 1-2 as Mills makes first NFL start on Thursday Night Football against the Carolina Panthers.
— The Houston Texans got a solid performance from rookie quarterback Davis Mills in his first career start Thursday night.
Anthony Miller's first touchdown reception with the Texans made the score 7-6 against the Panthers right before halftime.
Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer
Inactive for the Texans against the Panthers: QB Deshaun Watson, TE Brevin Jordan, S Justin Reid, LB Kamu Grugier-Hill, WR Danny Amendola, DL Jordan Jenkins and CB Terrance Mitchell.
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Mills will make his first start on Thursday Night Football after Tyrod Taylor was placed on IR.
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— Baker Mayfield wasn't missing a snap. So once his left shoulder got popped back into its socket, there was no stopping him.
Texans QB Tyrod Taylor was ruled out for the rest of the game against the Browns with a hamstring injury after he threw a touchdown and ran for a score in the first half.
Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer
Inactive for the Texans in Cleveland: QB Deshaun Watson, WR Anthony Miller, TE Brevin Jordan, RB Scottie Phillips, CB Jimmy Moreland, DL Jonathan Greenard and DL DeMarcus Walker. This is the second week in a row Miller will miss, even after David Culley said the slot receiver was healthy.
The Saints announced Saturday defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen and pass rush specialist Brian Young will not be with the team for its second game of the year due to NFL COVID-19 protocols, joining six others from New Orleans coach Sean Payton's staff.
"It didn’t end the way that I wanted,” Taylor said of his time in Cleveland. “But I think I grew as a person during that year, dealing with adversity."
Twelve underdogs covered the spread, the most in Week 1 in the Super Bowl era. The nine underdogs that pulled outright upsets in Week 1 was the most in any week in the past four seasons.
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