Chris Clark (football)

Savage to take over for Texans with Watson out with injury

With Deshaun Watson's year done, the Houston Texans will look to Tom Savage to try and salvage their season.

Coach Bill O'Brien confirmed that Watson was out for the season on Friday, a day after the star rookie quarterback tore the anterior cruciate ligament in one of his knees during practice. O'Brien said he didn't have any other details on the injury, and wouldn't say if Watson will have surgery.

A fiery O'Brien brushed aside the notion that Watson's injury signaled doom for this team.

"We're not going to give in to what's out there — (that) the demise of the Houston Texans is upon us," he said. "Like that's ridiculous. We're going to show up and...