Tom Savage will remain Texans’ starter, for now

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It doesn’t make sense for the Houston Texans to bench Tom Savage.

Tom Savage has been horrendous as the Houston Texans’ starting quarterback and I’m not sure what head coach Bill O’Brien can do to change things.

Benching Savage in favor of either T.J. Yates or Josh Johnson, doesn’t make much sense, because I’m not sure if they would play much better. Things are not going to get better on offense for Houston.

O’Brien made it clear on Monday that Savage will start this Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.

Fans can be as optimistic as they want about this season, but the Texans’ chances of making the playoffs have been squashed.

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Houston is now 3-6 and is currently looking up at both the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans within the AFC South, since they both stand at 6-3 with seven weeks remaining in the regular season.

Right now the only choice the Texans have is to ride out the season with Savage as their starting quarterback and play for their own pride. Hopefully their younger players like Braxton Miller, Zach Cunningham, Dylan Coles and D’Onta Foreman can improve along the way.

The good news for Savage and the Texans is that the Cardinals’ offense is also depleted with both running back David Johnson and quarterback Carson Palmer out for the rest of the season. This should keep the game close. I would think it will also be a low scoring contest as well.

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