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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt now joins the ranks of Yahoo! Fantasy Football in this video.

Brian Cushing cleared for training camp

The Houston Texans have pretty big aspirations heading into the 2013 season, and they are going to need all the help they can get to live up to them–like linebacker Brian Cushing. Last month, Cushing stated that he would be cleared to play on July 17, his next appointment with Dr. James Andrews, and sure enough he was right. Andrews cleared Cushing to 

Arian Foster Appears in New Under Armour Spot

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster in his new Under Armour commercial.    

Ron Jaworski ranks Matt Schaub as the 9th best quarterback in the NFL

ESPN’s Ron Jaworski has Texans quarterback Matt Schaub ranked as the 9th best signal caller in the NFL. Ron Jaworski ranks @HoustonTexans QB Matt Schaub No. 9 in his QB rankings. — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) July 15, 2013 I like Schaub, but this is a little too high.  He’s a top-15 quarterback, not top-10.  He’s proven that he can get the Texans to the playoffs, but Schaub...

Texans targeting week 1 for safety Ed Reed’s return

Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith was cautiously optimistic about newly acquired safety Ed Reed and his return (or should we say debut) to the team. The safety is recovering from offseason hip surgery and did ot participate in OTAs. Reed deemed the surgery as "minor," however; he will almost certainly begin camp on the active/PUP list. The bigger question...

Texans targeting week one return for Ed Reed

Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith has made it clear that they’ll continue to target week one of a regular season for safety Ed Reed’s return to the field after missing the entire offseason after undergoing hip surgery. “(Reed’s) rehab is going well,” Smith said, via “The thing that is important, and we’re focused on, is to make sure he’s there Week...

JJ Watt jumps onto 5-foot box, showcases insane vertical leap (Video)

Ever wonder why Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt is so effective at batting down passes? The 24-year-old has the benefit of being 6-foot-5, but he also has an incredible vertical leap. In a recent video that was posted on YouTube (via Eye on Football), Watt jumped onto a dresser-type thing that was supposedly 59.5 [...]

J,J. Watt Showcases Vertical Leap By jumping Onto 5-Foot Box (Video)

Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt is an amazing athlete and one hell of a defensive player. One of reasons Watt is able to dominate at the line of scrimmage, is his ability to knock down passes.  In this video courtesy of, Watt shows some freakish athleticism by leaping onto a five foot box, from a vertical stand still position. You can now catch the 289...

“Homecoming” Is Nothing New for the Texans

There has been recent talk of this “Homecoming” situation with the New England Patriots being something more than it is. The game takes place on December 1st in Houston and there are connections being drawn by the National Media after the Texans wore the infamous “letter jackets” on the trip to New England last season which resulted in a big win for the Patriots 42-14. With...

Video: Texans’ J.J. Watt beasting out a 59.5-inch box jump

Tweet Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is one of the most feared defenders in the NFL. In just his second NFL season last year, Watt recorded 81 tackles and an impressive 20.5 sacks. Don’t forget about his 16 pat-downs and four forced fumbles either. One of the things that makes Watt such a special [...]

Texans Call Week 13 Matchup With Patriots ‘Homecoming’ Game

The Houston Texans are aware that they have a small window for success over the next few seasons, and don’t want to waste it. The Texans announced that their would be specific themes for all eight of their home games this season.  The themes range in subject from Hispanic Heritage in week 4 against Seattle, to a Pink Ribbon them in week 6 against the Rams. Week 13 is special for...

AFC South: July stock watch

Houston Texans, FLAT: The Texans are atop a week division. That simple fact may catch up to them in the playoffs. Six easy games will likely soften the Texans up a bit, and it's something they'll have to work to prevent from happening. The Texans are still one of the best teams in the league, and with the Patriots looking less and less like a Super Bowl contender, it may...

NFL Rookie Interested In WWE Career has an interview up with rookie NFL star Brennan Williams of the Houston Texans, who says he “100%” plans to look into a WWE career after he’s had a lengthy career playing football. “I’ve got connections to Jim Ross and Booker T now. Those are opportunities that a lot of guys otherwise wouldn’t have,” said Williams. “Some of the more talented guys [in WWE...

AFC South 2013 Overview: A Whole Lotta Bad

How does a division get so bad? Houston plays six games against teams destined for losing records; that's over a THIRD of their games! Let's break this mess down.Houston Texans (13-3)We know how good the Texans are. In almost every aspect of the game, they're solid (passing D needs some help). So what's to say about them?On the opposite side of top-5 reciever Andre...

Texans slate Patriots as their 'Homecoming' game

BY NICK ST. DENISIn high school, teams typically schedule lesser opponents for their Homecoming games. The Houston Texans skipped that class.According to the Texans' official website, Houston will have a different theme for each of its 2013 home games. When the New England Patriots come to town in December, it will be "Homecoming."That'll boost morale.When the teams...
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