BOSTON (CBS) — The New England Patriots’ working again carousel continues to spin.
Every week after coughing up a fumble vs. the Buccaneers, second-year again J.J. Taylor is inactive for Sunday’s sport in Houston.
Taylor’s spot on the inactive listing opened the door for the return of rookie working again Rhamondre Stevenson, who himself spent three weeks with the inactives after he fumbled the ball away in his first NFL sport.
Taylor was used sparingly in his three video games this season, speeding 4 instances for 5 yards whereas catching three passes for 3 yards.
Stevenson rushed as soon as for 2 yards and caught one go for 9 yards in his NFL debut, which included the aforementioned fumble and a problem in blitz pickup that resulted in an enormous hit on Mac Jones.
Stevenson led the whole NFL within the preseason with 217 speeding yards and 5 touchdowns.
The Patriots rank thirty first within the NFL with 68.5 speeding yards per sport, a quantity that dipped considerably final week, when the staff rushed for unfavourable yardage towards the Buccaneers.
In different inactive information: Jamie Collins is energetic and can make his first look of the yr for the Patriots, and linebacker Ja’Whaun Bentley is energetic after lacking final week’s sport. The Patriots will likely be with out 4 of their 5 starters on the offensive line, too.
For the Texans, Danny Amendola is inactive on account of a thigh damage.
CB Jalen Mills
TE Devin Asiasi
G Shaq Mason
CB Shaun Wade
LB Ronnie Perkins
RB J.J. Taylor
QB Deshaun Watson
TE Jordan Brevin
CB Jimmy Moreland
RB Scottie Phillips
RB Rex BUrkhead
WR Danny Amendola
DE Charles Omenihu