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Texans lose Fuller V for season

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien has confirmed that wide receiver Will Fuller V has indeed suffered a torn ACL. He was injured in the team’s win over the Miami Dolphins on Thursday Night Football.

Fuller V is now lost for the season as he will have to have surgery in the near future.

Houston Texans wide receiver Will Fuller V talking to team medical personnel after suffering a torn ACL

Will Fuller V talking to team medical personnel after suffering a torn ACL (Getty Images)

“Right now, I’m very disappointed for Will,” O’Brien said.

He suffered the injury as he attempted to catch a deep pass in late in the game, as he attempted to make a catch in the fourth quarter in the end zone.

Fuller V had his best game of the season prior to the injury. He had five receptions for 124 yards and a career-long 73-yard touchdown reception against the Dolphins defense.

His effort helped the Texans win their fifth straight game. They now stand at 5-3 on the season after beginning the season on a three-game losing streak.

This loss is a tough blow, because he was the team’s lone deep threat. Now, Deshaun Watson and the offensive coaching staff will have to change their game plans moving forward.

Rookie Keke Coutee — when he returns from injury — should be placed in the starting spot opposite DeAndre Hopkins.

The third-year receiver had 32 receptions for 503 yards in seven games. He also had four touchdowns.

However, with Watson as the quarterback, had 11 touchdowns in 11 games.

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