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T.J. Yates

T.J. Yates - #13 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 219 lbs.
Birthday 05/28/1987
Birthplace Marietta, GA
College North Carolina
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 5th round, 21st pick by Texans

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
11.7 38 0

Texans rookie Reed can make impact as pass rusher

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 3:09 a.m. ET
Losing Mario Williams is a huge blow for the Texans, but we hear rookie OLB Brooks Reed can make an impact as a pass rusher.

Report: Texans trade for WR Mason

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 10:48 p.m. ET
The Texans have reportedly acquired veteran WR Derrick Mason from the Jets in exchange for a conditional draft choice.

The First Fifteen: Week Six

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Taking a look at some of the key Week Six matchups, including Eagles-Redskins, Patriots-Cowboys, Falcons-Panthers and, yes, Lions-49ers.

Texans OLB Williams to miss the remainder of the season

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
Texans OLB Mario William left Sunday's game against the Raiders with a pectoral injury and did not return. According to a report, he will be out for the remainder of the season. 

Group effort will be needed by Texans to replace OLB Williams

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
The hits keep on coming for the Texans, who lost OLB Mario Williams to a season-ending pectoral injury one week after Andre Johnson suffered a slightly torn hamstring.

Late INT by Huff seals Raiders win

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Michael Huff intercepted Matt Schaub's pass in the end zone on the final play to secure the Raiders 25-20 win over the Texans.

Texans have firepower to stay afloat without Johnson

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Texans will miss WR Andre Johnson, out for at least the next three weeks with a hamstring injury, but they have the offensive firepower to stay afloat until he returns.

Foster leads AFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
Texans RB Arian Foster, Ravens LB Jarret Johnson and Chiefs PK Ryan Succop were named AFC Players of the Week.

Texans WR Johnson could be out three weeks

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
The Texans could be without star WR Andre Johnson for three weeks because of a hamstring injury.

The First Fifteen: Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Here's an early look at the Week Five action, the first shortened (and the bye isn't coming at a great time for a few teams) week of the 2011 NFL season.

Texans' 'D' learning how to finish games

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The Texans' "D" is still learning how to play a full four quarters. But by dominating in the first half, and finishing with a bang, it held off the defending AFC champs.

Texans top Steelers, but lose Johnson

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
Arian Foster rushed for 155 yards Sunday, including the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter of the Texans' 17-10 win vs. the Steelers.

Texans DE Smith wreaking havoc from inside

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
Texans DRE Antonio Smith plays the five-technique in defensive coordinator Wade Phillips' base 3-4, but his greatest impact has come from the inside.

Wes cuts different path in Phillips legacy

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Wes Phillips, the third generation of great NFL coaches behind grandfather "Bum" and father Wade, has made a name for himself with — yes, Wade's old team — the Cowboys.

Dolphins add RB Slaton

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Dolphins were awarded ex-Texans RB Steve Slaton off waivers on Wednesday. To make room for Slaton, the team waived DE Ryan Baker.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Jan. 16, 2012
Yates threw three interceptions in a 20-13 playoff defeat to Baltimore on Sunday.||||||| The three interceptions matched the total he had in six regular season games.
Posted Jan. 08, 2012
Yates helped the Texans to a 31-10 victory over the bungling Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday in an AFC wild-card game.||||||| Yates was 11 of 20 for 159 yards and one score. He became the answer to a trivia question as the Texans' first-ever postseason QB.
Posted Dec. 12, 2011
Yates threw for 300 yards and two TDs - including the game-winning score with two seconds remaining - during Sunday's 20-19 win at Cincinnati.||||||| While fantasy owners surely weren't expecting much from Yates, the fifth-round pick out of North Carolina delivered in a big way - helping the Texans clinch their best playoff berth in franchise history. Yates seems to have developed a good rapport with tight end Owen Daniels, finding him seven times for 100 yards. Yates could be in for another big day in Week 15 against a Carolina defense struggling against the pass.

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