HOUSTON (AP) Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage said he couldn’t let himself get discouraged by boos growing at NRG Stadium on Sunday as the offense sputtered early against Arizona.
”When you start to hear the boo-birds a little bit Panthers Ian Thomas Jersey , you can either fold or go out there for your team and pull a win out,” Savage said. ”That’s really all that matters is winning.”
In Houston’s 31-21 victory over the Cardinals, Savage had the best game of his career, completing 22 of 32 passes for 230 yards while throwing two touchdowns and an interception. He struggled to move the offense early, though, and the frustrated fans let him hear it.Article continues below ...
”It’s an entertainment business Panthers Rashaan Gaulden Jersey ,” Savage said. ”They’re not booing me, they’re booing the product. If they met me, they wouldn’t boo me. They’d like me, I’m sure of it. At least, I hope.”
The fourth-year veteran out of Pittsburgh entered the season as the starter but was replaced by rookie first-round pick Deshaun Watson at halftime of the opener. After Watson’s sensational season was cut short by an ACL tear earlier this month, Savage again took over.
Savage’s immobility Panthers Donte Jackson Jersey , inaccuracy and turnovers mounted in back-to-back losses to the Colts and Rams, but he finally got his first win of the season as the starter against Arizona.
”I’m going to keep going out there and keep throwing the ball down the field,” Savage said. ”I’m not going to get gun shy and get worried about getting booed or throwing an interception. I’m going to keep playing, and that’s what the guys deserve.