Houston Texans quarterback Brian Hoyer (7) walks off the field after an incomplete pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/George Bridges)
George Bridges
December 16, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) Houston quarterback Brian Hoyer will miss Sunday's game against Indianapolis because of a concussion.

Coach Bill O'Brien had listed Hoyer as doubtful, then said on Wednesday that he will be out against the Colts.

It's the second concussion in less than a month for Hoyer, who also missed a game after getting one on Nov. 16 against the Bengals. He suffered this concussion after being sacked five times in a 27-6 loss to New England on Sunday.

With Hoyer out, the Texans will look to T.J. Yates, who started the last time Hoyer was out and led them to a win. Brandon Weeden will back him up.

Houston enters Sunday's game tied with the Colts for first place in the AFC South.



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