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The Texans really looked like they were sleep walking through most of last week’s game and they still got the 30-10 win. It’s tough to learn much about a team when they play the lowly Dolphins. The Texans get their first test of the season this week when they go to Jacksonville…wait no, never mind. Eventually, we’ll see what this team is made of against a real opponent.
QB Matt Schaub: 20 of 31 for 266 yards, 1 touchdown, 4 dropped passes, 104.0 adjusted QB rating, pressured 12 times
LT Duane Brown: Allowed 0 sacks, quarterback hits, or quarterback pressures on 35 pass block snaps, run blocked for -3 yards on 2 carries
C Chris Myers: Allowed 1 quarterback pressure on 35 pass block snaps, run blocked for 44 yards and a touchdown on 8 carries
WR Andre Johnson: 8 catches for 119 yards and a touchdown on 10 targets on 29 pass plays, 1 drop, 3.1 YAC per catch
LE JJ Watt: 1 sack and 3 quarterback hits on 30 pass rush snaps, 3 batted passes, 1 tackle and...
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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...
Well looks like HBO and the NFL have a little problem.
I guess we all know why HBO couldn’t get anyone to participate in their reality show “Hard Knocks”, I present to you example number 1:
Players picking up teams techniques with the power of DVR.
“You can’t really pick up too much from watching that show, but I got their snap count,” Watt told Erik Kuselias...
Photo from Black Sports Online
ESPN has a new segment at halftime called “Soundtracks” and tonight they showed a clip of Texans running back Arian Foster talking trash towards a no-name Dolphins player. It’s pretty entertaining. Check it out below.
The Texans' J.J. Watt claims he was able to pick up a few things about Ryan Tannehill and the Miami Dolphins from watching the HBO reality show.
Going against general manager Rick Smith's policy of no contract negotiations during the season, the Houston Texans stepped up and signed quarterback Matt Schaub to a long-term deal on Sunday after the Texans' victory over the Miami Dolphins.The extension is for four years with a reported maximum value of $62 million, with $24.75 million guaranteed.The move headed off a possible...
The Houston Texans were coming into this 2012 season with high expectations as a team. The goal of the year, the Super Bowl. Veterans on the team like Matt Schaub and Andre Johnson are both voicing their thoughts that the team has an opportunity to do something special not just this year but for the next few years of NFL football. With these high hopes comes a lot of responsibility...
Arian Foster is certainly a household name. Pegged as the No. 1 fantasy running back, Foster had 1224 yards rushing and 10 touchdowns while leading the Texans to the AFC Championship last season.Meanwhile, Dolphins cornerback Jimmy Wilson may not be the talk of the league, but he did get the attention of Foster during last Sunday’s game.Video via Black Sports Online
Back on Monday night, ESPN debut a new halftime segment called "Soundtracks" which takes a look at the best audio from around the National Football League.
The most memorable part of the first segment was Houston Texans running back Arian Foster asking Dolphins defender Jimmy Wilson to turn around so he could see his last name on the back of his jersey:
It was only a matter of time.
Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt said he picked up the Miami Dolphins’ snap count by watching HBO’s “Hard Knocks.” Watts made the revelation during an interview with NBC Network’s “Pro Football Talk.”
“Tomfoolery” is the word that Antonio Smith used to describe Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito’s play this past Sunday. So the Luv Ya Steel Blue team, Mike, Aaron and Pat, talked about that incident and many more topics pertaining to week one of the Texans season.
Also the guys talked about Matt Schaub, Andre Johnson, the new look offensive line, the lack of...
It's good news/bad news for the Indianapolis Colts after week one of the 2012 season. The bad news is that they dropped a 41-21 decision to the Chicago Bears. The good news is that only one of their divisional rivals, the Houston Texans, scored a victory on Sunday.
Houston stumbled out of the gate against the Miami Dolphins, trailing 3-0 after the first quarter. Then...
The Houston Texans had some impressive moments during their season-opening win, but coach Gary Kubiak still sees plenty of room for improvement.
Even from just one game, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert appears to have made progress from last season.
Houston goes for its fourth straight victory in this AFC South series while the Jaguars try to win their third consecutive...