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NFL Rumors: Houston Texans replacing Brock Osweiler as starting QB

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The Houston Texans lost to the San Diego Chargers in a crucial Week 12 match-up in the NFL. There are now NFL rumors that the team will consider changing starting quarterback Brock Osweiler in their final games in the regular season.

San Diego beat Houston, 21-13. Texans head coach Bill O’Brien stated that the team would still stick with Osweiler despite his poor performances the last few games.

“No. We’re going to come in here tomorrow, we’re going to correct mistakes, and move on to Green Bay,” O’Brien stated to ESPN when asked about the potential starting QB change. 26-year-old Tom Savage is the current back up in Houston.

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Brock Osweiler admits mistakes

Osweiler admitted in the same article that he did not perform well against the Chargers.

“I didn’t play very good today. I feel like I left a lot out there on the field, that I could have done much better. I could have done a much better job in certain situations,” Osweiler added.

“I really felt like those guys went out there and truly battled and played great football, and bottom line I need to play better for us to win. I feel like our team gave us the opportunity to win today and I didn’t play up to what I’m capable of doing, and that’s on me and I’ll get that cleaned up.”

Texans can still win division

However, the Texans they are playing in one of the worst divisions in the league. Houston dropped to 6-5 in the loss to San Diego. They are still half a game behind the Tennessee Titans (6-6) and one game ahead of the Indianapolis Colts (5-6).

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The Texans have lost back-to-back games after a previous 27-20 loss to the Oakland Raider, one of the best teams in the league. Brock Osweiler had three interceptions in the loss to the Chargers.

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