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Arian Foster was not fully healthy heading into last week’s game against the Miami Dolphins, and yet he found paydirt on two separate occasions.
The key was the ability of Matt Schaub to dissect a Miami defense that has struggled in the past against solid receivers.
Andre Johnson would fit the bill as he redeemed himself after all of the previous injuries he has gone through. Johnson was targeted 10 times, and hauled in eight passes for 119 yards and 1 TD.
Owen Daniels was projected to be a bust this season, and he made Miami look like they always do against tight ends (lost since they have always struggled).
Daniels brought in 4 passes for 87 yards , which opened up the ground game for Foster and Ben Tate.
Tate shockingly only toted it 5 times for 6 yards, which is a bit of a surprise since Houston was winning the entire game.
He did however catch 3 passes for 22 yards, but the Texans have one of the better lines in the NFL thanks to their zone-blocking schemes.
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The Houston Texans worked out several defensive linemen today, as reported by Ravens Insider Aaron Wilson. This is a standard practice for the Texans each week to see if any street free agents have the ability to come in and possibly compete for a roster spot or replace a player in the event of an injury. The Texans brought in defensive linemen Remi Ayodele, Brandon Bair, Corbin...
Game two of the Houston Texans’ 2012 season has them hitting the road take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville. The Texans enter the game 1-0 after dominating the Miami Dolphins 31-10 last Sunday while the Jags head into today’s game 0-1 after losing a close one in overtime to the Minnesota Vikings a week ago. For the Texans, this is the second week in a row they’re...
Heading into their week two matchup with the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Houston Texans are battling several minor injuries to numerous key contributors. Through Thursday’s practice, most of the Texans’ injuries aren’t serious and don’t threaten the player’s abilities to suit up Sunday against the Jags.
However, there are a few players of concern, namely starting DE...
HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith says he's been fined 21,000 by the league for kicking Miami guard Richie Incognito during last week's win over the Dolphins.
Smith missed two practices this week with a sore right ankle. He says he was only retaliating when Incognito tried to twist his ankle after the whistle.
The Texans (1-0) play at Jacksonville...
Divisional games for the Houston Texans always seem to be an adventure for the team, especially when the Jacksonville Jaguars are involved. Despite the Texans taking both games in 2011 (24-14 and 20-13), there is reason to use caution in their first meeting in 2012.
Look no further than the Jaguars best player in Maurice Jones-Drew and what he can get between the tackles and moving...
By CHRIS DUNCAN
AP Sports Writer
HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was simply trying to catch passes with his one good arm a few days after dislocating his left elbow early in training camp.
He vowed to be back by opening day. He not only returned, but he made a major impact, deflecting two passes that produced interceptions in the Texans' 30-10 win over...
The person who retaliates is always the one who gets caught, not the person who initiates the transgressions. Such is the case for Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith, who was informed he was going to be fined $21K by the NFL for kicking Miami Dolphins G Richie Incognito during last Sunday’s 30-10 Texans victory. Smith however, was not so much disappointed that he received...
The Texans got Ben Tate more involved in Week 2 but that didn't mean Arian Foster was going to be utilized less. Foster carried the ball 28 times for 110 yards and a touchdown Sunday against Jacksonville.Fantasy Spin:Foster also caught six passes for 37 yards. The running back is the epicenter of Houston's run-first offense and should continue to be among the best players...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars game-planned to take Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson out of the equation. But that left a lot of other opportunities and running backs Arian Foster and Ben Tate made the most of them. The Texans built a 17-0 halftime lead, with Foster and Tate each scoring a touchdown, and went on to beat the Jaguars 27-7 Sunday in front...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Arian Foster ran for 69 yards and a touchdown in the first half as the Houston Texans beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-7 Sunday in front of 62,907 at EverBank Field. Foster, who has overcome a knee injury and the flu in the first two weeks of the NFL season, helped Houston build a 17-0 halftime lead. Foster missed practice on Wednesday with a bug that had...