Tom Savage's return to Dallas

Tom Savage's return to Dallas
Tom Savage started Thursday's preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night.
The last time he started a game was also in the 2015 preseason finale against the Cowboys on the road. Savage completed 18-of-29 passes for 135 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception. Midway through the fourth quarter, Savage suffered a shoulder injury that would knock him out of the game and onto injured reserve for the entirety of the 2015 season. 
Heading into this year's game, the third-year quarterback didn't dwell on the last time he took the field at AT&T Stadium. He didn't look back at all, instead focusing on what he needed to do better this time. 
"I think with the injury, that can happen anywhere against anybody," Savage said. "I knew to get rid of the ball."
Savage is much further along in his development this time around, according to head coach Bill O'Brien. After three years in the system, he's made steady progress.
"I think just getting the ball out of your hand, that's where I feel like I've improved the most but still there's a lot of things I can work on," Savage said. "I took some leaps from last year, but it's part of this game, you just got to keep improving and that's just what some of these coaches want to see."
Savage completed 12-of-18 passes (66.7%) for 119 yards, one touchdown, no interceptions and a 103.7 passer rating in the Texans 28-17 win over the Cowboys. Through four preseason games, Savage has not thrown four touchdowns and no interceptions. Tom Savage's return to Dallas
Tom Savage started Thursday's preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night.
The last time he started a game was also in the 2015 preseason finale against the Cowboys on the road. Savage completed 18-of-29 passes for 135 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception. Midway through the fourth quarter, Savage suffered a shoulder injury that would knock him out of the game and onto injured reserve for the entirety of the 2015 season. 
Heading into this year's game, the third-year quarterback didn't dwell on the last time he took the field at AT&T Stadium. He didn't look back at all, instead focusing on what he needed to do better this time. 
"I think with the injury, that can happen anywhere against anybody," Savage said. "I knew to get rid of the ball."
Savage is much further along in his development this time around, according to head coach Bill O'Brien. After three years in the system, he's made steady progress.
"I think just getting the ball out of your hand, that's where I feel like I've improved the most but still there's a lot of things I can work on," Savage said. "I took some leaps from last year, but it's part of this game, you just got to keep improving and that's just what some of these coaches want to see."
Savage completed 12-of-18 passes (66.7%) for 119 yards, one touchdown, no interceptions and a 103.7 passer rating in the Texans 28-17 win over the Cowboys. Through four preseason games, Savage has not thrown four touchdowns and no interceptions. 

Tom Savage started Thursday's preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night.

The last time he started a game was also in the 2015 preseason finale against the Cowboys on the road. Savage completed 18-of-29 passes for 135 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception. Midway through the fourth quarter, Savage suffered a shoulder injury that would knock him out of the game and onto injured reserve for the entirety of the 2015 season. 

Heading into this year's game, the third-year quarterback didn't dwell on the last time he took the field at AT&T Stadium. He didn't look back at all, instead focusing on what he needed to do better this time. 
"I think with the injury, that can happen anywhere against anybody," Savage said. "I knew to get rid of the ball."

Savage is much further along in his development this time around, according to head coach Bill O'Brien. After three years in the system, he's made steady progress.

"I think just getting the ball out of your hand, that's where I feel like I've improved the most but still there's a lot of things I can work on," Savage said. "I took some leaps from last year, but it's part of this game, you just got to keep improving and that's just what some of these coaches want to see."

Savage completed 12-of-18 passes (66.7%) for 119 yards, one touchdown, no interceptions and a 103.7 passer rating in the Texans 28-17 win over the Cowboys. Through four preseason games, Savage has thrown four touchdowns and no interceptions.

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