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Texans owner Bob McNair contemplated a complete house-cleaning, if only briefly, a year ago. On Monday, he promised coach Gary Kubiak and general manager Rick Smith would soon be handsomely rewarded for guiding the franchise to the AFC South title and first ever playoff appearance in 2011. Kubiak was hired along with Smith in January 2006 and coached the Texans to only one winning season -- Houston went 9-7 in 2009 -- before taking the division with a 10-6 mark last season. He's 47-49 in the regular season and 1-1 in the playoffs. "I think they've done an outstanding job. I'm pleased with them, and if that wasn't the case, we wouldn't be extending 'em," McNair told HoustonTexans.com on Monday at the team's charity golf tournament. McNair expects to meet with Kubiak and Smith before the end of offseason workouts to work toward new deals.
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The Houston Texans have done a great job the past few seasons of creating depth to a roster compared to previous seasons they have never had. Look no further than the 2011 season where injuries plagued a Texans team, but the “Next Man Up” mantra seemed to show up week after week. The Texans should not stop looking for depth and start by kicking the tires on Cleveland Browns...
According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair stated that he plans on extending the contracts of both general manager Rick Smith and head coach Gary Kubiak.
Both Kubiak and Smith deserve an extension after putting together an impressive team over the past few seasons that would’ve gone farther in the playoffs it they didn’t lose both their...
A couple of months after signing his 5-year, 43.5 million contract, the Texans' Arian Foster said his life has not changed dramatically despite the new found wealth. That is not surprising given that Foster appears well grounded and is often more interested in philosophical issues that the latest Ferrari model.
"I haven't bought anything yet, really," said Foster...
Texans owner Bob McNair is on the verge of giving contract extensions to coach Gary Kubiak and General manager Rick Smith. The contracts of Kubiak and Smith expire at the end of the 2012 season but McNair said Monday that he plans to extend each deal.
"There's no sense of urgency but we want to go ahead and deal with it and put it to bed," McNair said.
This draft was an opportunity for the Houston Texans to solidify a few holes in an effort to make a deep playoff run in 2012. And despite spending just one pick in the first two rounds, the Texans did a decent job addressing needs without reaching to fill those holes.
Whitney Mercilus will help ease the pain of losing Mario Williams, and should excel in Wade Phillips’ defense....
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans have signed kicker Shayne Graham.
The 34-year-old Graham has played for a dozen NFL teams in his career. He played for Cincinnati from 2003-09 and was named to the Pro Bowl in 2005 when he made 28 of 32 field-goal attempts.
He played for the New York Giants and then the New England Patriots in 2010, participated in training camps in Washington...
Former Houston Texans wide receiver and return specialist, Jacoby Jones, met with the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, according to Aaron Wilson of The Carroll County Times. Jones, a five-year veteran recently cut by the Texans, has already met with the Carolina Panthers and has several more visits scheduled, according to Wilson. The 6-foot-2, 212-pound Jones [...]
Scout.com takes a look at the first FOX Sports Southwest 7-on-7 State Championship qualifying tournament that will be held at Reliant Stadium on May 19-20. There will be two days of action as teams fight to qualify.
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Texans coach Gary Kubiak tells CBSSports.com that there is a “strong possibility” the team will add a veteran wide receiver. -Rotoworld suggests a player like Braylon Edwards or Plaxico Burress are in the running. The team tried the veteran experience last year with Derrick Mason, but it was unsuccessful. Mason was on the last-leg...
The Baltimore Ravens have reportedly signed Jacoby Jones to a 2 year, $7M deal. Jones flourished in the high powered Texans offense as Arian Foster & Andre Johnson attracted the majority of the attention from opposing defenses. Despite his production, the Texans were rumored to have been shopping Jones for a trade prior to and [...]
The Baltimore Ravens signed former Houston Texans wide receiver and kick returner, Jacoby Jones, to a two-year, $7 million deal on Tuesday, according to Aaron Wilson of The Carroll County Times. Jones, 27, visited the Ravens this week after meeting with the Carolina Panthers last week. The former Lane College standout hauled in 31 passes [...]
Former Houston Texans WR Jacoby signed a two-year, $7 million deal with the Ravens, according to sources. He joins starters Anquan Boldin and Torrey Smith and can lend a hand on special teams.
How's this for irony in the NFL: it was Jones who muffed a punt in the 1st quarter of an AFC divisional game against Baltimore last year. The Ravens recovered at the 2 scored a...