Brock Osweiler to start against Oakland in playoff game

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HOUSTON – Quarterback Brock Osweiler will start Saturday when the Texans take on the Oakland Raiders in Houston during their first playoff game.

Texans head coach Bill O’Brien made the announcement during a news conference Tuesday.

Tom Savage was still being evaluated for a concussion after last weekend’s game against the Tennessee Titans, O’Brien said.

O’Brien said that if Savage is not cleared before Saturday’s game, Brandon Weeden will serve as backup QB.

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