Texans place Tyrod Taylor, Nico Collins on IR


The Texans placed starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor on injured reserve with a hamstring Grade 2 strain expected to sideline him for four weeks. They have replaced Taylor in the starting lineup with rookie Davis Millsstarting Thursday nightagainst the Carolina Panthers. The Texans also placed rookie wide receiver Nico Collins, a third round pick from Michigan, on injured reserve. Under NFL rules, they have to miss a minimum of three weeks. Meanwhile, the Texans signed veteran blocking tight end Antony Auclair to the active roster from the practice squad. Auclair left the game Sunday against the Cleveland Browns with an eye injury, but isn't on the injury report and practiced Tuesday and Monday. The Texans signed linebacker Hardy Nickerson to the practice squad. 

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