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Texans Davis Mills continues to suffer from rookie QB-NFL Nation – NFL Sports

Houston-At his first NFL start, Houston Texans Quarterback Davis Mills Continuing the rookie quarterback trend, 24-9 loss NS Carolina Panthers On thursday.

The Texans fell to 1-2 after a third round pick threw a touchdown pass, opening wide with a yard completed. Anthony Mirror In the second quarter.

Mills completed 19 of the 28 passes at 168 yards and was fired after four defeats.

Three rookie quarterbacks throughout the two weeks- Zach Wilson (((New York Jets), Trevor Lawrence (((Jacksonville Jaguars) When Justin Fields (((Chicago Bears)-Sometimes I had a hard time. New England Patriots Quarterback Mac Jones He is the most successful, but he is a game manager and only goes through one touchdown for the third week.

Earlier this week, coach David Curry said he would ensure that the Texans would help newcomers.

Breakdown of QB: One area Mills struggled with during the preseason was being able to take care of football. Curry emphasizes the importance of maintaining consistency without throwing interceptions.

“I thought he was very successful,” Curry said. “He didn’t flip the ball at all. It was a big thing to get into the game. I thought he threw the ball very well. In the two minute attack just before the half, he dropped us on the field. I thought he did a great job of doing great throws and great play. “

According to Elias Sports Bureau, Mills is the seventh rookie quarterback since 1970 and his first against the team that was leading the league with the points allowed per game and the yards allowed per game. Started Career NFL.

Promising trends: Wide receiver despite quarterback changes Brandin Cooks He made a strong start with nine catches at 112 yards.

Cooks is the second Texans player in franchise history and has over 300 receive yards through three games. Wide receiver Andre Johnson also made that mark in 2006 and 2011.

The biggest hole in the game plan: The Texans running game has never been started against Carolina (3-0) and its No. 1 run defense (46.5 yards per game) will be featured in the game. Five players joined in just 42 yards in 17 attempts.

Mark Ingram He led 21 yards with a 6-carry, but Houston’s longest rush play was 7 yards.

“We must be able to (run the ball),” Curry said. “That’s us. Unfortunately, tonight’s biggest illness was the fact that we couldn’t establish consistency in the run game. To be successful, we need to be able to do it.”

In the 4th week Buffalo Bills Entering the third week, an average of 73 yards of rush per game will be possible. This is the 7th best in the NFL.

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