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The Texans will bench starting quarterback this weekend in Favor of Allen for their matchup with the , . Texans coach Lovie Smith did not name a starting quarterback when speaking with reporters on Wednesday.
The move makes Mills the second starting quarterback to be benched across the league on Wednesday, ’ demotion of .
Mills’ demotion comes after a tough outing against the last week. Mills went 19-of-33 for 169 yards in that loss, the team’s fifth in a row, and he threw two interceptions — one of which was returned for a touchdown on their opening drive.
Mills, who the Texans took in the third round of the 2021 draft, has thrown for 2,144 yards with 11 touchdowns and a league-high 11 interceptions through 10 games this season.