HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans got a solid performance from rookie quarterback Davis Mills in his first career start Thursday night. But they were doomed by their inability to run the ball or prevent big plays in a 24-9 loss to the Carolina Panthers. “We just weren’t very good on offense tonight ... because we weren’t able to run the ball,” Texans coach David Culley said. Carolina’s top-ranked defense sacked Mills four times and held him to 168 yards passing. Mills was pressed into action aft
The Carolina Panthers defeated the Houston Texans 24-9 on Thursday Night Football. Star Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey left the game in the 2nd quarter with a hamstring injury, but QB Sam Darnold and WR DJ Moore were on point in the victory. PLUS, rookie Texans QB Davis Mills might be part giraffe.
Here’s a look at how the Panthers graded out in Thursday’s win over the Texans.