Found August 04, 2013 on State of the Texans:
Houston Texans rookie defensive tackle Chris Jones talks to us about camp life, Bowling Green State University and more.         You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans.              

The “Early” Risers from Texans Training Camp

The first official week is over for the Houston Texans 2013 training camp and there has been plenty of work put in by the team. With some time off before the Texans gets back to work on Sunday, there has been a group of players that seem to have taken a good step to stand out from the group. Veterans on the team will not be on this list because there is a good idea on what they will...

Texans Training Camp: Day Eight

The Houston Texans only had a morning session for today’s training camp day and will now be off until Sunday. The heat and humidity were serious today at camp and it led to Coach Gary Kubiak letting his players shed their shoulder pads halfway through practice.   Camp Notes - DeAndre Hopkins once again showed why he could be a key piece for this veteran offense. Today Hopkins...

Texans Training Camp: Day Nine

After a short break for the Houston Texans, they have started preparing for a trip for their first preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings. The day started out in shells and after some contact, they stripped their pads with the Texas heat creeping in.   Camp Notes - The camp day was highlighted with the return of inside linebacker Darryl Sharpton who was activated off of the...

J.J. Watt back in elbow brace,limited in practice

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is once again dealing with an elbow issue that is limiting his practice time and forcing him into a brace. On Thursday,Watt began to experience soreness in his left elbow that was originally injured during the Texans 2012 training camp. Please click here to read this story. The post J.J. Watt back in elbow brace,limited in practice appeared...

Watt back to sporting elbow brace for entire season

J.J. Watt suffered another setback this week, though this time, it's minor. The Texans' defensive end was limited in practice Sunday due to left elbow soreness returning early in the week. Watt was sporting a brace, and says he would continue wearing it the rest of the season as a precaution. "Cosmetically, I'm just not a huge fan of the way it looks," Watt...

J.J. Watt’s elbow acting up again

If there is one thing that Houston Texans don’t want to hear its that J.J. Watt–the star of the defense and defending Defensive Player of the Year–is hurt. Well, sorry to tell you this Houston fans, but he is. It’s that pesky elbow again. However, much like last season it doesn’t appear to be anything serious. In Sunday’s practice Watt was limited. As it turns out, 

Arian Foster still not practicing

Texans head coach Gary Kubiak told reporters last week that he expected Arian Foster to practice on Sunday.   Well Sunday is here and Foster is still on the sidelines. Foster sat out with sore back. "Expected him out there today but it didn't happen." Kubiak #Texans. — Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) August 4, 2013 Foster was nursing a calf injury.  Now he’s...

Houston's Johnson aiming for title this season

Andre Johnson had the best year of his career last season. But at 32, Johnson knows his window for winning a championship is closing, and he is determined to do even more this season to help the Houston Texans accomplish their goal of reaching the Super Bowl. ''I think we have a great shot at doing it, but the main thing is we have to go out and do what we have to do to...

Ed Reed claims he’s 75-80 percent healthy

Texans safety Ed Reed told Deion Sanders that he’es 75-80 percent healthy right now and couldn’t play in a game, unless it was the Super Bowl. Ed Reed told Deion Sanders that he's 75-80 percent. Wouldn't play if today was the opener. If the Super Bowl was today, "I'd play" — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 5, 2013 Of course Reed would force himself to...

DeAndre Hopkins Draws Comparisons To Larry Fitzgerald

I got the dreads like Fitz Juan… The Texans knew they needed to upgrade their receiving corps after they lost to the Pats in the postseason last year.  They just couldn’t keep up with the high octane offense in New England.  Kevin Walter and a stable of busts haven’t been able to step up and get it done.  Enter rookie DeAndre Hopkins.  Who has been fantastic since the moment...

Texans’ Items in the Hall of Fame

The Houston Texans have some interesting items at the Football Hall of Fame. Texans’ stars J.J. Watt, Matt Schaub and Andre Johnson both have items from some impressive seasons they have put together.   Schaub’s 500 Yard Passing Game (14th Time in NFL history vs. Jags (527 yards)  Story Here                                         Johnson’s 10 catches...

Jay’s Take: SOTT Talks to Reggie Herring

Jay Foreman talks to linebacker coach Reggie Herring about Brian Cushing, Joe Mays and the surprises of the younger outside linebacker.       You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans.   You can follow Jay Foreman on Twitter.  He is an 8 year NFL veteran and original Houston Texan.
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