Found November 16, 2012 on
Football Extra Points:
The Texans Watt is playing outstanding football right now. However, can a defensive player win MVP, we already know they can't win the Heisman.
We've entered the second half of the season and talk of league MVP will start heating up.
Here is a look at my MVP candidates by position:
Payton Manning - Manning not only switched teams but came back from neck surgery that caused him to miss all of last season. Not only have he installed his offense in Denver but he has established a rapport with the receivers and is sitting fifth in the league in passing yards. I've been more impressed with what Manning has done here than his last several years in Indy.
Drew Brees - Drew is leading the league in passing yards, that's not a surprise considering their offense. Everything that the Saints have had to deal with this offseason has put 100% of the leadership load on Brees' shoulders. The Saints defense is terrible and the only way they can win i...
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The Houston Texans are one of the few teams that can go into their second string players, and not fall off in overall team production. Majority of analyst realized that the Texans had a solid roster heading into the 2012, and after a seeing how the team responded in 2011 with their rash of injuries, the team was set for bigger growth this season. The injuries of the 2011 season was...
The Texans need to pay attention this week and not think ahead to their Thanksgiving day match-up.
After a rough Week 10, I'm sitting at 92-54-1. Who wants to keep track of a tie.
Let's see if I can turn this around this week.
Arizona at Atlanta - The Cards need to get some production from the QB position if they want any chance to make playoff this season...
Houston tight end Owen Daniels (hip) will miss Week 11 against Jacksonville, according to Ryan O'Halloran of The Florida Times-Union.Fantasy Spin:Jacksonville figures to be able to get past the woeful Jaguars without Daniels and this will give him more time to be ready for the Thanksgiving Day game at Detroit. Daniels has five touchdown receptions in his last six games and is...
Brett Hartmann, a former punter with the Houston Texans, is suing the owners of Houston's Reliant Stadium for negligence regarding an injury he suffered to his non-kicking leg late last season, his lawyer announced Thursday. Hartmann alleges he suffered a career-threatening knee injury last December when his foot was caught in a seam between grass pods, attorney Greg Egdorf...
The Houston Texans (8-1) activated LB Darryl Sharpton off the PUP list, per John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.
Sharpton, 24, suffered a setback (hip injury) in the offseason after attempting to return too quickly from quadriceps surgery.
In 20 games (six starts), Sharpton has racked up 1.0 sack and 46 combined tackles. The former 2010 fourth-round pick (102nd overall) out of...
During the recent elections, one of the local measures on the ballot I filled out was for funding of a new athletic field that would have been constructed with field turf. I voted no. One of the reasons why is because I believe kids should play on grass because it is safer. Field turf is [...]
With his team at 8-1, Houston Texans running back Arian Foster has put forth another exceptional season to date. The Pro Bowler has rushed for 872 yards and a league leading 10 TDs while hauling in 17 passes for 92 yards and another two touchdowns. In the past, the league leader in TDs playing on [...]
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HOUSTON (AP) -- Former Houston Texans punter Brett Hartmann has sued the county agency that operates Reliant Stadium, blaming "unsafe turf" for a possibly career-ending knee injury.
The 6-foot-2 Hartmann signed with the Texans as an undrafted free agent in July 2011. He played in the first 12 games last season before tearing his left anterior cruciate ligament and fracturing...
The Texans moved to 8-1, tying the Atlanta Falcons for the best record in the NFL, with their sloppy 13-6 win over the previously 7-1 Chicago Bears. While it was not a pretty game by any means, the Texans went into Chicago and beat the Bears outdoors in bad conditions. The statistics for this game may not look very impressive, but this game was more about toughness and making big...