Now that OTAs and minicamp have ended, it’s easy to see some of the biggest winners and losers on every team. Sometimes it’s a star player with a rough week of practice, other times it’s the no named defensive back who is working his way into quality reps over the summer.
With Houston making few moves this off-season in free agency and big moves in the 2017 NFL Draft, there is pressure on several Texans to perform.
It may be early in the offseason but still, several players have looked on point while others will be fighting for a 53-man roster spot come September. With all that in mind, let’s take a look at the biggest winners and losers from this past offseason down in Houston.
When a team is willing to trade up 13 spots to draft a position you play, it’s hard to really consider that a win. When you still are the starting quarterback headed into summer camp, that’s a big win in the confidence level. Savage may not be the starting quarterback when the 2018 season rolls around, but he should be still in a line to take that first snap against Jacksonville on September 10th.
The fourth-year veteran who is in a contract year has battled injuries throughout his three years in the Texans uniform which could worry folks. While he’s played in five games since being drafted out of Pittsburgh, his 588 total yards of offense and zero touchdowns isn’t a number to be that excited about. However, as mentioned earlier this month, Savage’s experience, production, and chemistry with his offensive unit have earned him the right to take first team snaps this season.
There’s no telling if Savage will…
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