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Last weekend’s victory over the Baltimore Ravens left many fans with plenty to be optimistic about. Just one week after losing defensive captain Brian Cushing to a season ending ACL injury and getting absolutely beat down by the Green Bay Packers, the Texans bounced back in a big way to seize soul ownership of the title “Best in the AFC” by taking down the now second place Ravens. Those who watched the Texans-Ravens game were probably pleasantly surprised to see a few of last year’s major contributors play their best game of this season, and in most cases, really show up for the first time all year.
Many of these players reside on the Texan defense, which apparently got the message that all eleven men needed to step up in a big way in the absence of Cushing. The two most notable in this category are OLB Connor Barwin and DE Antonio Smith. Barwin, who led the Texans in 2011 with 11.5 sacks, finally recorded his first of this season in game number 7. Smith, who came into the game wi...
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Andre Johnson is still capable of a big game. He has seventeen catches for 161 yards in his past two games. With just one 100-yard game and two touchdowns on the year, he isn’t putting up the numbers that you’d expect from an elite receiver. Has he lost that title?.
He is only 31, but has battled his share of injuries. That said, he has remained healthy this year and the bye...
The Houston Texans dominated the Baltimore Ravens in just about every category Sunday. That included the trash talk. J.J. Watt's on-field taunts were caught by a microphone Sunday as the Texans dismantled the Ravens 43-13, and the 6-foot-5, 295-pound Watt let 5-foot-8 running back Ray Rice know what he thought of him. "I've eaten burritos bigger than you...
The Houston Texans proved on Sunday afternoon that they are indeed the team to beat in the AFC. But even more so, with a 43-13 rout of the Ravens, the Texans firmly asserted themselves as the best team in the NFL.
Okay, so the Atlanta Falcons are still undefeated and playing about as well as any team in football. But even a perfect record can't strip the Texans of their title...
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Texans needed a win over Baltimore to enter their bye with the AFC's best record.
The lopsided victory gave them that, and clearly separated them from the second-place Ravens and the rest of the conference.
Still, the Texans (6-1) know they can't be too impressed with what they've accomplished so far.
"You can't look at the big picture...
If you haven't heard the hype over Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt yet, you probably don't watch football much. Watt already has 34 tackles and 9.5 sacks after week 7 this year. Absolutely huge numbers to go along with a huge frame. The guy is just a beast, it's a strait up fact.
Along with his numbers, he also provides the Texans with some good laughs...
J.J. Watt had a microphone on this past Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens. He lets Ravens running back Ray Rice know, “I have eaten burritos bigger than you.” Watch it here. (Excuse the sound quality) Disclaimer: We do not own this video, we are sharing it for entertainment purposes only.
Texans linebacker Brian Cushing had his anterior cruciate ligament replacement surgery today and a person familiar with his condition said the surgery went "very well."
Cushing suffered the torn ACL in the Texans' Monday night win over the New York Jets when Jets guard Matt Slauson blocked him low. Slauson was fined $10,000 for the hit.
Typically, the injury takes...
The Houston Texans hosted the Baltimore Ravens in a game that had immediate and future implications on the seating in the AFC. In this game, both teams were playing for the top seed in the AFC. The Texans had a little bit extra to play for as they were bulldozed the previous week by the Packers and the Texans needed a good showing. The Texans also needed to win this game after coming...
In this All-22 Breakdown we look at Connor Barwin‘s safety on Joe Flacco to see how a previous play in the season set up the sack, and how Gary Kubiak uses an offensive lineman to set up a big first down catch.
Take a look and let us know what you think.
Ryan Harris the New Eligible Target
The Texans are 3rd and 1 on their own 31 yard line.
Adam Dobrowolski discusses why the Texans are a near-lock to win the AFC, why the Seahawks aren't dead just yet in the NFC West and more.
Last week: 2 (+0) Record: 6-1 I thought about moving Houston back up into the #1 spot, but let’s see how good the Ravens actually are first. If they’re as bad as the Texans made them look, then that’s not as impressive of a win and the Texans’ struggles with the only good NFC team [...]
The Houston Texans gave way to the Chicago Bears in Week 6, but they're back atop our Power Rankings yet again, and they arrived in dominant fashion.
During last night’s ESPN sound tracks, there was a part where Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was mic’d up and he told Ravens running back Ray Rice that he’s burritos … Continue reading »
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First off I would like to say that Andrew Luck should now be considered a running back in standard fantasy leagues. Now that the elephant is out of the room, we can progress with our fantasy football lives. Eli Manning gets **** done and not a single TE this year has been “great.” Frustration continues on the whole...
The Texans followed up their worst performance of the season with their best, laying a 43-13 beatdown on the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. This win moves them to 6-1 and breaks a tie with the Ravens for the best record in the AFC going into their bye. It also gives them a 2.5 game division lead over the Colts.
The number of points the Texans scored in the second quarter...