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Report: Texans bench QB Davis Mills in favor of Kyle Allen ahead of game vs. Dolphins

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Houston Texans turn to Kyle Allen.

The Texans will send starting quarterback Davis Mills to the bench this weekend in favor of Allen against the Miami Dolphins. according to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network. Texans coach Lovi Smith did not name the starting quarterback when he spoke to reporters on Wednesday.

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The move makes Mills the second starting quarterback in the league, following the demotion of Zach Wilson from the New York Jets.

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Mills’ relegation comes after a tough game against the Washington Commanders last week. Mills went 19 of 33 for 169 yards in that loss, the team’s fifth in a row, and he threw two interceptions, one of which was returned for a touchdown on their opener.

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Mills, who was selected by the Texans in the third round of the 2021 draft, has thrown for 2,144 yards, 11 touchdowns and 11 interceptions in 10 games this season.

Allen, who is spending his first year with the Texans, will now take over before Sunday. He appeared in two games for the Washington Commanders last season but threw just 19 passes. He last started as a starter in 2019, where he threw for 3,322 yards and 17 touchdowns with 16 interceptions in 13 games for the Carolina Panthers.

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The Texans replaced Davis Mills on the bench with Kyle Allen. (Cooper Neal/Getty Images)




Source: sports.yahoo.com

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