The Texans released Mallett after he missed the team’s flight to Miami in October. Mallett missed the team’s charter on Oct. 24 and had to take a commercial flight to Miami to be with the team. He said later that he missed the flight because he was caught in traffic.
Joe Flacco is out for the rest of the season with a torn ACL. Jimmy Clausen started for Baltimore in Sunday’s 35–6 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Bryn Renner was listed as the back-up quarterback after Matt Schaub was ruled out of the game with a chest injury.
Mallett has thrown for 770 yards and three touchdowns in his six games on the year.
- Christopher Chavez