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Can the Houston Texans hold off the Indianapolis Colts for AFC South supremacy?If the question was asked last season, it would not have been taken seriously, with the Colts coming off the worst record in the NFL.But not, with Andrew Luck firmly entrenched as the pilot of the Colts’ ship, Houston has some serious competition this season for the division title.Does Houston, a team that can score at will at any time, have the weapons and chutzpah to reclaim the AFC South as their own and leave all other contenders in the rear view mirror?Everything starts with Arian Foster, possibly the best runner in the AFC and second best in the league (Adrian Peterson reigns supreme). As he goes so goes this team.Now that the Texans have completed their initial workouts, practices and OTAs, here are things we learned from the franchise heading into training camp.* The team is thrilled about hosting the Super Bowl in 2017. The NFL awarded the franchise Super Bowl LI, which now begs the question if H...
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The Houston Texans have a deep 2013 draft class and right now all have a legitimate chance to provide some key playing time in the coming season. We take an early look heading out of mini-camp on the draft class and the impact they will have heading into the 2013 season.
This list is compiled without work in pads and preseason games, but our impression from the...
The Houston Texans have 90 players on their current roster and we have paired down which ones are eligible for the practice squad. This is an important aspect for organizations to set their roster, and here is the eligible players for the eight man squad practice squad.
1. A player who has not accrued a season of NFL experience is eligible for the practice squad.
After being released by the Baltimore Ravens, fullback Vonta Leach has his share of suitors. Now comes the hard part - deciding where to go...
“I know I can play in this league and I’ve got some teams that are courting me,” Leach said, via the Greenville (N.C.) Daily Reflector. “In the next two weeks, I know where I’ll be playing.”
“There are a lot of teams out...
Andre Johnson talked with Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith about the Houston Texans Super Bowl chance. Then Johnson defends his quarterback, Matt Schuab, after Smith goes on the attack on Schaub’s play.
The Houston Texans have won two straight division titles, but have yet to advance beyond the divisional round of the playoffs. Can this team be a...
The Houston Texans didn’t waste much time when signing Ja’Gared Davis. Davis from Southern Methodist is not short on honors. He was named a First Team All-Conference USA pick in his senior season, where he amassed 71 tackles, 2 sacks, 3 fumbles, and 2 interceptions in his final year as a Mustang. Despite the fact that Defensive End Margus Hunt received the majority of the...
J.J. Watt is guarding an important secret with the focus and determination of a security officer outside the Area 51 base. Though he will reveal its location, the contents remain a mystery, and Watt only discusses it in vague terms.
So what the heck could be on the list of goals Watt has tucked away in his office drawer anyway?
"I've thought about sharing my goals in the...
Houston Texans, FLAT: What is there to say? The Houston Texans are the clear favorite in the AFC South, and there seems to be no valid reason that they won't retain their title atop the division. In the grand scheme of things, the Texans have a very real opportunity to make it a three horse race for the AFC title. The Broncos and Patriots will get all the press, but expect the...
Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach put a timeframe on when he will sign with a new team after being released by the Baltimore Ravens last week.
“I know I can play in this league and I’ve got some teams that are courting me,” he said on Friday, according to the Daily Reflector. “In the next two weeks, I know where I’ll be playing.”
Leach has called a return to the Houston Texans...
Much is being made this summer about the fantasy implications of offensive upgrades for teams like Arizona, Chicago, Cleveland, and Kansas City. And rightfully so. But don’t forget to take into account that several high-profile offenses from a year ago will be breaking in new offensive coordinators in 2013. Sometimes the transition to a new coordinator is seamless, particularly...
Having it all: working in the front-office of a NFL team, no salary cap or luxury tax to worry about, just gathering the most talented squad to play football. Not bad, eh? Football Nation has provided the closest thing: the task of assembling the best overall roster from the AFC South to hypothetically take on the other 7 divisions in the NFL. Here goes:OFFENSE:QB – Andrew Luck...