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49ers sign Tom Savage to be No. 3 QB; ex-Texan started seven games in 2017

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

The 49ers on Tuesday signed veteran quarterback Tom Savage to be the team's No. 3 quarterback behind starter C.J. Beathard and backup Nick Mullens. The 49ers waived tight end Cole Wick to make room for Savage on the 53-man roster. Savage, 28, appeared in 13 games with nine starts over four seasons with the Houston Texans.

Brock Osweiler continues his strange connection with the Bears

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

The Bears should either sign Brock Osweiler, or kill him. Osweiler has started games for three different franchises during his career, the Broncos, Texans, and Dolphins. In 2015, Osweiler’s first start for the Broncos became a 17-15 win over the Bears, in Chicago.

Source: 49ers will sign QB Tom Savage when the time is right

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

GREEN BAY, Wisc. – 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan has wanted to bring in a third quarterback since Jimmy Garoppolo's season-ending injury, but the organization has held off because of a shortage of healthy players at other positions. When the 49ers determine the time is right, the player the club will add is free-agent Tom Savage, a source told NBC Sports Bay Area. Savage and Matt Simms were the quarterbacks who stood out to the 49ers when workouts were held two days after Garoppolo sustained a torn ACL in his left knee in a Week 3 game at Kansas City.

Texans look to improve offense, protect Watson better

Monday, October 15th, 2018

The Houston Texans have turned things around after opening the season 0-3, winning three straight games to move out of the AFC South basement. There's still plenty of work to do though as their offense has struggled to move the ball and protect quarterback Deshaun Watson. Houston beat the Buffalo Bills 20-13 on Sunday, but needed an interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to do it as they managed just one touchdown on offense for the second straight week.

Patriots Snap Chiefs’ Winning Streak As ‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Rise

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Taking down the previously unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs last night Tom Brady pulled off some NFL history on Sunday Night Football as the New England Patriots quarterback became the first signal-caller to win 200 regular season games. Up against an NFL delayed 60 Minutes with its Donald Trump sitdown plus the second episode of The Walking Dead’s transformative new season and the Boston Red Sox’s 7-5 win over reigning MLB champs the Houston Astros in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series on cable, the Patriots’ 43-40 victory put NBC and the NFL back in the game, at least in the ratings.

Watson hit 19 times as Texans beat Bills 20-13

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans got their third straight win on Sunday. Watson was sacked seven times and took 12 other hits from the Bills. The second-year player, questionable this week with a chest injury, was slow to get up several times and didn't seem to be moving as well as he normally does.

The Rush: Are we witnessing the worst quarterback in NFL history?

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

In a crazy Sunday around the NFL, the Bills’ loss to the Texans took the cake. When Josh Allen left the game with an elbow injury, Nathan Peterman stepped in to lead the Bills. First he threw a beautiful touchdown pass to give his team the 13-10 advantage.

Bills postgame press conference

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

Buffalo Bills head coach Josh Allen addresses the media after a Week 6 loss against the Houston Texans.

Buffalo QB Allen injures elbow in 20-13 loss to Houston

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

Buffalo rookie quarterback Josh Allen's status for next week is uncertain after he left the Bills' loss to the Houston Texans late in the third quarter Sunday with an elbow injury. Coach Sean McDermott said after the 20-13 loss that the Bills were still evaluating Allen's injury and he didn't have any more details on it. Allen was injured when Houston's Whitney Mercilus hit his right elbow with his helmet after Allen's pass.

Joseph’s INT return for TD lifts Texans over Bills 20-13

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

On a day Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson wasn't at his best, the defense helped the Texans pull out another win. Johnathan Joseph's 28-yard interception return for a touchdown with 1:23 remaining lifted the Texans to their third straight victory, a 20-13 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. The Texans trailed by three when Phillip Gaines was called pass interference on Will Fuller in the end zone with 2 minutes remaining, moving the Texans 41 yards to the 1-yard line.