Found October 23, 2013 on The Football Fan Spot:
PLAYERS: Matt SchaubEd Reed
TEAMS: Houston Texans
Last week: 16 (+0) Record: 2-5 I was obviously skeptical about Case Keenum, an undrafted 2nd year player who had never played a snap. However, he did some nice things in the 1 point loss in Kansas City, completing 15 of 25 for 271 yards and a touchdown against arguably the best defense in the NFL. He did some bad things as well, particularly his struggles reading the blitz, but that could improve with experience. I’ve defended Matt Schaub for a while and I don’t believe he’s as bad as he looked to start the season, but Keenum has done enough to deserve another look after the bye. I’m skeptical he’s the long-term answer, but at 2-5, it’s worth playing him until he fails. Week 7 Studs LE JJ Watt MLB Brian Cushing CB Kareem Jackson Week 7 Duds QB Case Keenum RT Derek Newton C Chris Myers ROLB Whitney Mercilus CB Brice McCain FS Ed Reed

Veteran Linebacker Tim Dobbins Released by the Texans

Client Tim Dobbins was released from the Texans. We appreciate our time and everyone at the Texans organization. Tim is 100% healthy — David Canter (@davidcanter) October 22, 2013 The Houston Texans have released veteran linebacker Tim Dobbins today in yet another roster move. Dobbins has been an issue since OTAs when he did not show up but rather chose to stay in Tennessee...

Sam Montgomery Passes Voluntary Drug Test

Former Houston Texans defensive end and 3rd round draft pick is out to clear his name for the alleged use of “illegal substances” that got him dismissed from the team this past weekend. Reports have said that the Sam Montgomery, Cierre Wood and Willie Jefferson, all rookies, were cut from the team for smoking pot in the team hotel before the Kansas City Chiefs game. “It is...

Report: Texans players released for alleged marijuana use

According to Tania Ganguli of,  the Houston Texans released running back Cierre Wood, lineback Willis Jefferson and defensive end Sam Montegomery for smoking pot at their team hotel in Kansas City this past weekend. Three sources who wished to remain anonymous told that the violation occurred due to marijuana use. “I don’t understand why they did it,” Texans...

Texans Face Decision With Keenum, Schaub

The Houston Texans are at a crossroads. They are now 2-5, sit three-full games behind Indianapolis in a division that was supposed to be theirs, and are now playing musical chairs at the quarterback position. Incumbent starter Matt Schaub was off to the worst start of his 10-year career in 2013, setting an NFL record by throwing four “pick six” interceptions (interceptions...

Texans’ Ben Tate has Four Broken Ribs

The Houston Texans are suffering injuries at a dramatic rate. The Texans have lost starting middle linebacker and defensive leader for the year in Brian Cushing to a broken leg and torn knee ligament, their starting quarterback is battling an ankle sprain, and their blue chip running back is working through a hamstring injury that continues to rear its ugly head. Long story short...

Player Spotlight: Danieal Manning

This week in Player Spotlight, we will look at one of the under rated players on the Texans team. This player doesn’t get much recognition but goes about his business week in and week out. He is a versatile player having had both experience playing at cornerback and at safety. The player in the spotlight this week is Danieal Manning.   When the Texans went into the offseason of...

Week 8 Fantasy Football Injury Report: Arian Foster

Arian Foster left Sunday’s game with a strained hamstring, the same one he initially injured one week earlier. Foster is said to have a “mild” strain, which normally correlates with a grade 1 (no tearing, just over-stretch) or low grade 2 (partial tearing). Foster is currently considered day-to-day, as he will use the Texans bye week to rehab and rest the strained hamstring...

Texans’ Arian Foster to Play Against Colts

According to Deepi Sidhu of, Houston Texans’ running back Arian Foster will not miss any further time with his nagging hamstring injury suffered in last Thursday’s practice. Foster was cleared to play against the Kansas City Chiefs last Sunday, but managed to play in only one series before “cutting wrong” and having to leave the game. Foster is one of the...

Houston Texans Cheerleaders Killing It At Golf Tournament

The Houston Texans Cheerleaders don’t get much rest. Coming off the Texans’ loss to the Chiefs on Sunday (and their latest Freestyle Friday…

Houston Texans cut three rookies for smoking pot

The Flipside: Chiefs Edition

My apologies for the tardiness of this week’s Flipside, but this is what happens when all of my clients decide to flip out at the same time on top of my boss dumping another 10 cases on me.  Such is the life of a lowly attorney.  But, I digress.  I guess we should talk about this horrific five-game losing streak involving our boys on Kirby. In their week 7 matchup, the 2-4 Texans...

Business Blitz: Buying Arian Foster stock? Here's what they don't want you to know.

What a clever idea. Buy a stock tied to the lifetime football earnings of Houston Texans star running back Arian Foster. San Francisco-based Fantex Holdings is issuing a million shares of stock in Fantex Series Arian Foster at the bargain price of $10.00 each. I feel one of those late night, 30-minute infomercials coming. Stockholders will have no claim on Foster's income...

Vince Young is shocked he has not heard from an NFL team

Imagine how Vince Young must have felt on Thursday morning when a report surfaced that the St. Louis Rams contacted 44-year-old Brett Favre after Sam Bradford suffered a season-ending injury. Young, a former Heisman Trophy winner, is just 30 years old. He seems to be in decent physical condition and was on an NFL roster […]

Texans kick three players off team for smoking pot

Absolutely nothing is going right for the Houston Texans this season. Locked in a five-game slide where most of quarterback Matt Schaub’s completions have been Pick-Sixes, the team was dealt a crushing blow when linebacker Brian Cushing was lost for the season in a 17-16 loss to Kansas City. That was coming off a weekend where the city’s most iconic and beloved football figure...

Texans Still Planning on Going Forward With Matt Schaub

Case Keenum played well against the Kansas City Chiefs, but did he play well enough to wrap up the job? Gary Kubiak doesn't seem to think so.  From Bleacher Report The Houston Texans are floundering. Prior to Sunday’s game in Kansas City the team had dropped four in a row, and to be fair only won the first too due to some pretty crazy late game heroics. They didn’t...
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