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The NFL rescinded the $7,500 fine it had levied against Houston Texans tackle Duane Brown for unnecessary roughness in a 24-14 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in October, according to the Houston Chronicle.

Brian Cushing and J.J. Watt Honored by Teammates

Today the Houston Texans announced that Brian Cushing was named the team’s most valuable player for 2011, which was voted on by his teammates. Also, rookie defensive end J.J. Watt was named Rookie of the Year by his teammates also.    Brian Cushing has taken over the leadership role for the Texans at inside linebacker with one of his best seasons as a professional. After a...

Kubiak expecting Yates to start against Bengals

Texans coach Gary Kubiak expects rookie quarterback T.J. Yates to start the first ever playoff game for the franchise Saturday against the Bengals at Reliant Stadium. Yates separated his non-throwing shoulder in the season finale against the Titans, but Kubiak said Monday that all indications are that Yates will be able to make the start Saturday afternoon. "Obviously we have...

Ready or not, Texans look to playoffs

Ready or not, the Houston Texans are only days away from the franchise's first playoff game. Houston (10-6) was locked into the No. 3 seed in the AFC playoffs before Sunday's finale against Tennessee. The Texans will face the Bengals (9-7), who got into the postseason despite losing to Baltimore in their finale. Last week, Texans players talked about the importance of regaining...

Texans QB Yates, WR Johnson look good in practice

The Houston Texans got some good news on the injury front when quarterback T.J. Yates went through a full practice Tuesday. Yates had suffered a separated left shoulder in Sunday's game against Tennessee, but appears on track to start this weekend's wild card matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals. Texans coach Gary Kubiak said Yates threw the ball well and also praised...

Texans Fall Short vs. Titans

The Texans were edged by the Titans 23-22 in Week 17. Fantasy Spin: Quarterback Jake Delhomme completed 18 of 28 passes for 211 yards in relief, with one touchdown against no interceptions after T.J. Yates was knocked out of the battle. With Arian Foster inactive, Ben Tate dazzled with 97 rushing yards and a trip to paydirt on 16 totes, to go along with four catches for 24 receiving...

Texans upbeat despite loss to Titans

HOUSTON -- The Houston Texans didn't need to win, and did not. The Tennessee Titans needed to win, and did. It was the game that smoothly combined the principles of both American football and socialism. It wasn't exactly Utopia -- it wasn't exactly interesting the whole time, even -- but the Titans left the stadium happy and the Texans left it not all that sad, and...

T.J. Yates likely to start for the Houston Texans against Bengals

Despite suffering a separated left shoulder, QB T.J. Yates is likely to start this weekend when the Houston Texans will host the Cincinnati Bengals in the Wild-Card round of the playoffs. Yates suffered his injury on the first play of the game against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. Texans head coach Gary Kubiak told reporters on Monday, “All indications are that he’ll...

Texans QB Yates exits, replaced by Delhomme

Texans quarterback T.J. Yates left Sunday's game against Tennessee, heading to the locker room in the first quarter.

Texans sit Foster, others against hopeful Titans

HOUSTON (AP) -- Texans running back Arian Foster and cornerback Johnathan Joseph, both selected to the Pro Bowl this week, are inactive for Sunday's regular-season finale against Tennessee.

Yates Heads To Locker Room

Quarterback T.J. Yates was taken to the locker room after landing on his shoulder on a hard hit, according to Stephanie Stradley of the Houston Chronicle. Fantasy Spin: Jake Delhomme is warming up and Yates is likely done for the day. Houston can ill afford to lose another quarterback with Schaub and Leinart on IR.

Texans' failed 2-point conversion keeps Titans' playoff chances alive

The Texans botched a 2-point conversion, Matt Hasselbeck threw two touchdown passes and the Titans stayed alive in the playoff hunt.

Texans ready to move on from 23-22 loss to Titans

The Houston Texans didn't spend much time worrying about Sunday's loss to the Tennessee Titans.
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