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State of the Texans:
Today according to the Houston Chronicle’s John McClain, the Houston Texans signed free agent quarterback and former Texas A&M Aggie, Stephen McGee. The former backup quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, was a 4th round pick (101st overall) in the 2009 NFL draft, and was the back up his three seasons in Dallas. McGee was drafted by Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips out of college when he was the head coach of the Cowboys.
He started one game in his NFL career and appeared in only three games where he has thrown for 420 yards and three career touchdowns.
This signing looks like a camp arm with a possibility for fighting for a spot as a backup or practice squad quarterback. McGee is not being brought in to compete with starting quarterback Matt Schaub, but to bring in another quarterback to compete for a NFL job.
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Also to go along the signing of quarterback Stephen McGee the Houston Texans have also signed free agent linebacker Mike Mohamed. Mohamed played college football at California with the Golden Bears, and was drafted by the Denver Broncos in 2011 in the 6th round (189th overall) in the NFL draft.
Mohamed has spent time with Broncos, Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans organizations...
The Houston Texans announced they have resigned outside linebacker DeLano Johnson who spent the entire 2012 season on the practice squad. Johnson came to Houston as an undrafted free agent from Bowie State and made an impression in training camp to make the practice squad.
Johnson is a gifted athlete who measures at 6-4 and 280 lbs. which is much-needed size at the outside linebacker...
QB Matt Schaub and Houston Texans were sitting on top of the world close to end of the regular season. Then things suddenly changed, and they found themselves backing into the playoffs and walking into a another right cross from the New England Patriots, the team who started their demise in the first place.
The Houston Texans signed eight players to reserve/future contracts, the team announced Thursday.
Barring injury, the Texans’ starting signal-caller next year will almost certainly be Matt Schaub. Even if backup quarterback T.J. Yates shines all spring and summer, it’s almost set in stone that he will be the No. 2 QB on the team in 2013.
However, it looks like a quarterback...
Matt Schaub is in the Pro Bowl this year. That means less now than it before they scheduled the Pro Bowl such that the Super Bowl participants couldn't make it, and it means even less for Schaub now than it did when he made it in 2009.
Schaub threw for more than 4,000 yards this season and led the Texans to the AFC South championship. But he played poorly enough in the playoffs...
It’s often you have players who come out and play above expectations and that was the case for five Houston Texans in 2012. The list is composed of players that were in the spotlight and a few that were behind the scenes but put together some solid play for the Texans.
Take a look at our biggest surprises of the 2012 season for the Texans.
It was pretty clear...
This is the latest post in Kurt’s continuing series to identify the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player of All-Time. For an explanation of his methodology for choosing each franchise’s ultimate franchise player, and then how you and he will choose the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player from that list, click here. To see all the category page for this series, of which there will...
Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub still believes he can lead his team to a Super Bowl after a disappointing season after getting manhandled by the Patriots in the divisional round of the playoffs.
“Absolutely I can,” Schaub said, per the Houston Chronicle. “With the guys that we have and the way our team is built, I definitely think so. I’ve had that confidence in myself...
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has indicated that players will have to give a 100 percent effort at this year’s Pro Bowl game, or else it will be eliminated.
Texans running back Arian Foster says people shouldn’t expect a full effort.
”This isn’t basketball – you can’t go play a pickup game of football,” Foster said.
Foster said if the NFL expects 100 percent effort...
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