Found September 02, 2012 on Cold Hard Football Facts:
The Indianapolis Colts owned the AFC South for better than a decade. Now they're rebuilding while the Houston Texans return as champs for the first time in their history. Will the upstart power retain its crown?

Matt Schaub Honored at Virginia

Today at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia, the University of Virginia retired Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub‘s number from the football program. Schaub who played for the Cavaliers between 2000-2003 became the starter in 2002 and soon became one the greatest quarterbacks in the school’s history. Schaub was the 20th player in the university’s history to receive...

Texans Practice Squad Announced

The wait is over as the Houston Texans filled their 2012 practice squad, and there are some familiar names on the list.   Quick note on the practice squad. Practice squad contracts are negotiable but the minimum is $5700/week & players live week to week. Can be released anytime — David Canter (@davidcanter) September 1, 2012       Practice Squad Case Keenum, Quarterback...

Video: Brawl erupted at Houston Texans preseason game

Now that football has returned, so have brawls in the stands. They can happen at other sporting events, but they are definitely more prevalent at football games.   Take for instance this fight that broke out in the upper deck of Reliant Stadium last week during a Houston Texans preseason game.   Checkout the guy in the [...]

Old Navy Shirt claims Texans were 1961 AFC champs

This T-Shirt, printed by Old Navy shows the Houston Texans, not the Houston Oilers, as the 1961 champions (Credit: ESPN) According to ESPN, clothing company Old Navy has recently sold t-shirts claiming that the Houston Texans were the 1961 AFC champions. After word circulated on the Internet about the mistake, the company will be pulling the items from its website and from stores...

NFL News: Houston Texans finalize 53-man roster

Amidst a flurry of moves, the Houston Texans reduced their roster and met the league imposed 53-man roster deadline on Friday evening. In addition to releasing players, the team also acquired a player via trade. The Texans and the Chicago Bears exchanged players. Houston sent CB Sherrick McManis to the Bears in exchange for FB Tyler Clutts. The move leaves the Bears without a fullback...

Texans 1961 AFC champs? Old Navy says so

According to shirts being sold by Old Navy, the Houston Texans won the 1961 AFC championship. Of course, neither the Houston Texans nor the AFC existed in 1961. A Houston team did win a championship that year, but it was the Oilers (who are now the Tennessee Titans), and it was the AFL championship. The AFL and NFL did not merge until 1970, at which point the league was divided...

Andre Johnson Goes For A New Pair Of Kicks

I love the smell of new sneaks Juan… Andre Johnson was looking for some new kicks when a fan who recognized him took advantage of a quick photo op.  Andre Johnson is a silent leader on the field and just reminds me of a guy who is a introvert off the field.  IF he can stay healthy we are looking at a guy who is easily capable of 100/1500/8.  The issues are that the Texans are...

Old Navy FAILS at printing NFL shirts

Old Navy has recently released a series of shirts called the NFL Team Champions Collection, in which they’ve come into some serious design flows. For instance Old Navy had a Houston Texans 1961 AFC Champions Shirt which was recently taken down due to error. The errors in the design were pretty significant in that the Houston Texans didn’t become a franchise until 2002 AND the...

Meet and Greet: The Texans Practice Squad

The cuts and claims appear to be done for the time being and the Houston Texans have set their 53 active roster and set up their practice squad for the 2012 season. There is actually one spot that is still open if the Texans choose to fill it, but for the time being there are seven players on the squad. Even though they are not on the active team, they are still an important part...

The 12 Year Old Houston Texans Won the 1961 AFL Title

A new shirt being produced by Old Navy states that the Houston Texans had won the 1961 AFC Championship. One problem, though. The Texans first NFL season was in 2002.

Little Kid Throws Punches In Texans/49ers Upper Deck Fan Fight

In the most recent episode of the Ride The Pine podcast  [WATCH NOW Goodbye Andy Roddick] we highlighted a little kid throwing some punches in a fan fight that took place during the August 18th preseason game between the Houston Texans and San Francisco 49ers.  Our good friends at BustedCoverage found the video [and screen grab below] and made the amazing discovery of the little...

Week 1: Dolphins-Texans matchup

Miami at Houston Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at Reliant Stadium, Houston - TV: CBS; DirecTV: 709 *TV announcers: Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts *Keys to the game: Houston is going to run the ball, set up the pass and put some points on the board. Question is, can Dolphins rookie QB Ryan Tannehill keep pace? Facing coordinator Wade Phillips' 3-4 defense is a challenge for the most veteran...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.