Found November 18, 2011 on University of South Carolina Athletics:
A year ago, UT legend Jason Allen was in the middle of a 7-9 season with the Miami Dolphins. Now, he's playing a big role for the red-hot Houston Texans.

Arian Foster occupies Wall Street

The Houston Texans are on their bye week. With his team tied for the best record in the AFC at 7-3, star running back Arian Foster decided to travel to New York during the week off. While he was there, he checked out the Occupy Wall Street movement to “learn first hand of their perspective.” [...]

The Emergence of Brooks Reed

  When the Houston Texans selected Brooks Reed out of the University of Arizona in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Texans’ fan base went scrambling to find out who he was. The second round draft pick, the 42nd overall selection matched his college number #42, was a potential late first round draft pick who slid to the [...]

Franchise tag for Mario Williams too expensive

For fans and members of the media contemplating whether the Texans will consider placing the franchise tag on Mario Williams after the current season when his contract expires, here's your answer: They won't and they can't. It's in the math and familiarity with the franchise-tag rules is helpful. Williams is now a linebacker, meaning he would be categorized among...

5 Things to Do as a Texans Fan During the Bye Week

With the bye week hitting at the right time for the Houston Texans it is leaving the Texans fan base lost, waiting for the conclusion of this important six game stretch for the Texans. If you are like us this will be a grueling week waiting to see the Texans back on the field and [...]

Texans to Run to Try and Help Out Leinart

Quarterback Matt Leinart, hasn’t taken a meaningful regular-season snap since 2009 while he was with the Arizona Cardinals. Now that Matt Schaub is out for the Texans, Leinart will be running the Texans offense. According to Dale Robertson of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans believe their running game with Arian Foster and Ben Tate can help Leinart out. “We’ve got a trio...

Eric Winston talks whether the Texans are cursed

Texans tackle Eric Winston, who we think should be headed to his first Pro Bowl this year, was a guest on PFT Live Friday. (Yes, we’d think he should be headed to the Pro Bowl even if he wasn’t on PFT Live.) While Winston is enjoying his bye week on top of the AFC South,…

Can Fantasy Owners Trust Matt Leinart?

Fantasy football owners are no different than NFL general managers and head coaches in many respects. It's difficult, if not impossible, to place a healthy amount of trust in someone who has failed us countless times before. We all want the security of knowing the players we start are going to deliver the type of production we need with a minimum amount of risk attached. Of...
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