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The Houston Texans must have some strict team rules. The Texans waived rookies defensive end Sam Montgomery, running back Cierre Woods and linebacker Willie Jefferson on Monday for violating team rules, according to the Houston Chronicle. Montgomery claims he merely walked into a hotel room where Woods and Jefferson were smoking a cigar, according to James Palmer of Sam Montgomery – "I made a childish mistake." Added no illegal substances were involved in him breaking #Texans team rules.— James Palmer (@JPalmerCSN) October 21, 2013 Sam Montgomery says he walked into a hotel room where Jefferson & Wood were smoking a cigar. Went to team meetings and was called by Kubiak— James Palmer (@JPalmerCSN) October 21, 2013 The three players were inactive for Houston’s game against the Chiefs after being sent home on Sunday morning. Montgomery did not play a defensive snap for the Texans this season after being a third-round pick. Woods had played three snaps on o...

Veteran Linebacker Tim Dobbins Released by the Texans

Client Tim Dobbins was released from the Texans. We appreciate our time and everyone at the Texans organization. Tim is 100% healthy — David Canter (@davidcanter) October 22, 2013 The Houston Texans have released veteran linebacker Tim Dobbins today in yet another roster move. Dobbins has been an issue since OTAs when he did not show up but rather chose to stay in Tennessee...

Texans waive Cierre Wood, Sam Montgomery and Willie Jeffereson for violating team policies

It is official the Houston Texans are shooting for a high draft pick. I don’t get why you would cut three players who have played very well for you.  I am blown away by this but today John McClain from the Houston Chronicle is reporting the three players have all been released for violating team […]

Houston Texans LB Willie Jefferson was waived for smoking a cigar in the team hotel

Today the Houston Texans released LB Willie Jefferson for smoking a “Cigar” in the team hotel.  The cigar contained nothing but tobacco, but the coaches decided to make the move. This could be a huge mistake for Coach Gary Kubiak who is now definitely on the hot seat.  I talked with a representative of Willie […]

QB Case Keenum draws praise from Texans owner Bob McNair: 'He was outstanding'

It seems QB Matt Schaub's days in Houston are numbered when the owner praises the backup Case Keenum after scoring 16 points and losing to the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday.

Texans Face Decision With Keenum, Schaub

The Houston Texans are at a crossroads. They are now 2-5, sit three-full games behind Indianapolis in a division that was supposed to be theirs, and are now playing musical chairs at the quarterback position. Incumbent starter Matt Schaub was off to the worst start of his 10-year career in 2013, setting an NFL record by throwing four “pick six” interceptions (interceptions...

Texans’ Ben Tate has Four Broken Ribs

The Houston Texans are suffering injuries at a dramatic rate. The Texans have lost starting middle linebacker and defensive leader for the year in Brian Cushing to a broken leg and torn knee ligament, their starting quarterback is battling an ankle sprain, and their blue chip running back is working through a hamstring injury that continues to rear its ugly head. Long story short...

43-year-old Jeff Garcia wants to make an NFL comeback

Tweet How bad is the quarterback situation in Cleveland this season? So bad that former NFL quarterback Jeff Garcia, now 43, has contacted the Browns looking for a tryout: Garcia told 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland that he would be interested in playing for the Browns, who are currently deciding between Brandon Weeden and Jason Campbell as...

Keenum takes over for Schaub at QB for Texans

Texans quarterback Matt Schaub and linebacker Tim Dobbins were inactive for Sunday's game against the unbeaten Chiefs after both were ruled out with injuries earlier in the week. Case Keenum was making his first NFL start in place of Schaub, who wasn't ready to go after sustaining right ankle and foot injuries in last week's loss to St. Louis. Dobbins was out with a...

Texans Cut 3 Players For Allegedly Violating Team Rules; Players Disagree

Hmmm.... The Houston Texans in the midst of a catastrophic plummet from what most alleged football experts thought was NFL Elite level have made a move to "Shake Things Up". Coach Gary Kubiak announced Monday afternoon he was cutting 3 rookies for "Violating Team Rules" in the teams Kansas City hotel room. Though he did not specify what those rules were...

Arian Foster exits with a hamstring injury

The Houston Texans have announced that running back Arian Foster is done for the day after suffering a hamstring injury against the Chiefs today. Arian Foster is out for the game with a hamstring injury. #TexansGameDay — Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) October 20, 2013 Ben Tate will carry the load with Foster out. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Arian...

Texans' Foster leaves with hamstring injury

Texans running back Arian Foster has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs with a hamstring injury after leaving in the first quarter. Foster went to the locker room after carrying four times for 11 yards on the Texans' opening drive. Ben Tate was in at running back when Houston began its second possession. Foster was listed as probable on Friday...

Houston Texans lost the game and several starters

Today the Houston Texans put up a gunfight to the Kansas City Chiefs but came up short, in the 17-16 loss. The biggest problem came when both Arian Foster, and Brian Cushing left the game early. The team fears that Brian Cushing’s injury could be season-ending. After the game Houston beat reporters are also reporting […]

Texans Veterans Disappointed In Three Rookies Who Were Cut

Man sometimes in life you have to make your own decisions, and the right decision. Cierre Wood is a Houston native, and was getting the chance to play ball for his hometown team in the NFL when he decided to make the same choice this weekend, that cost him games at Notre Dame. Woods, along with former LSU standout Sam Montgomery, and Willie Jefferson got cut by the Texans on Monday...

Brian Cushing Done For The Season

Texans inside linebacker Brian Cushing will miss the remainder of the season with a broken fibula and torn LCL, according to Albert Breer.Fantasy Spin:He's done for the season. Cushing had 48 tackles and 1.5 sacks this season. The news just keeps getting worse for Houston. At least they may have found their quarterback of the future in Case Keenum.

Arian Foster Expects To Play Week 9

Texans running back Arian Foster (hamstring) expects to play in Week 9, according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.Fantasy Spin:Foster came into Sunday's game dealing with injuries to his thumb, chest and hamstring, and he didn't last long before aggravating his hamstring issue. Houston has a bye in Week 8 so Foster has plenty of time to recover for Week 9.
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