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When it comes to planning the Super Bowl the NFL likes to have the host site selected a few years in advance. Since it is the culmination of a long, hard fought season that averages a cool $9 billion in revenue the finally has to be done right. With a few years to plan there is no conceivable reason for anything to go wrong (right Jerry Jones?).
So with that in mind the NFL announced the hosts for Super Bowl L and LI, the San Francisco 49ers and Houston Texans.
The going logic these days in the NFL seems to be build a new stadium, host a Super Bowl. It worked for Houston. It worked for Dallas, and now it appear that it is going to work for San Francisco. Levi's Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers, is going to be the site of Super Bowl L.
With the only other city in contention for L being Miami the choice was easy. The Dolphins had hoped to make some much needed up grades to their stadium in order to bring an 11th Super Bowl to South Beach, but the necessary funding proposal was voted down.
This made it pretty easy for Houston to win the bid for LI. The logic was pretty much the same. The choices were either old Sun Life Stadium or still fairly new Reliant Stadium (10 years old). Voting results have not been made public, but I don't imagine Miami got may if any votes.
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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt tweeted out his new shoe that Nike will be releasing.
Introducing the Mega Watt
Coming Soon. #MegaWatt twitter.com/JJWatt/status/…
— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) May 23, 2013
OTAs open up today for the Houston Texans and one of the big storylines heading into them are the injuries the team is dealing with. There have been offseason surgeries the team has dealt with and a few injuries that will effect the roster heading into week one.
Here is a look at some injuries to watch moving forward.
The drafted rookie right tackle took a...
Today the Houston Texans opened up their organized team activities, or better known as OTA’s. The Texans finished their best season as a franchise record wise with a bitter taste in their mouths, after losing to the New England Patriots in just the second round of the playoffs. The Texans look to learn from the mistakes they made late in the season last year. The goal of this...
Today was day number two and practice number two for the Houston Texans OTAs. There was some news today out of camp and one scary collision that left one Texans player left for further evaluation.
Also, some key veterans took the day off to observe practice but helped when needed with the younger players. The temperature was a little humid and the wind once again provided a nice...
Move over Air Jordan.
There is about to be a new shoe on the market.
J.J. Watt is getting his own brand of shoes courtesy of Nike, dubbed the "MegaWatt" according to the Texans star's Twitter page.
Watt does a fine job of giving his fans just a taste of the new kicks, stating only "coming soon. MegaWatt" in a tweet sent out on Wednesday evening.
Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak delivered some pretty good news when he spoke at the team’s OTAs on Monday, as he described the Achilles rehabilitation process of second-year wide receiver DeVier Posey as “ahead of schedule,” according to Tania Ganguli of the Houston Chronicle. Photo Credit: HoustonTexans.com Kubiak also noted that Posey remains a candidate to open...
The city of Houston has been awarded Super Bowl LI which will be played in February of 2017. Super Bowl LI to Houston, officially. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 21, 2013 Houston hosted Super Bowl XXXVIII back in 2003 between the Patriots and Panthers. Need NFL Tickets? The post Super Bowl LI awarded to Houston appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Texans coach Gary Kubiak says safety Ed Reed is doing ''really well'' as he recovers from hip surgery.
The nine-time Pro Bowler signed a three-year, $15 million contract in free agency and will miss all of the Texans' organized team activities, which began Monday.
Linebacker Brian Cushing will also miss the OTAs as he recovers from left knee surgery. Cushing...
Houston Texans linebacker Brooks Reed underwent surgery to
repair his torn groin in January following the end of the team’s season. Now,
as the Texans begin OTAs today, Reed is recovered and completely healthy,
according to Dave Zangaro of CSN Houston.
The procedure was revealed by defensive coordinator Wade
Phillips last week, and Reed told reporters yesterday that he underwent...
HOUSTON (AP) -- Texans coach Gary Kubiak says safety Ed Reed is doing "really well" as he recovers from hip surgery.
The nine-time Pro Bowler signed a three-year, 15 million contract in free agency and will miss all of the Texans' organized team activities, which began Monday.
Linebacker Brian Cushing will also miss the OTAs as he recovers from left knee surgery....
While Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing isn’t sure if
he’ll be ready for the first practice of the team’s upcoming training camp, he
did tell reporters – including Nick Scurfield of HoustonTexans.com – that he’ll
“definitely” be on the field for the first game of the regular season.
“My return is right around the corner, so that’s a good
The Houston Texans are again the favorites to win the AFC South, at least according to the Las Vegas sportsbook Bovada.
The overunder on Houston's win total is set at 10.5. Only two teams, the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots, have a higher overunder, both settling in at 11.5.
The Dallas Cowboys' number is 8.5, so while that big contract extension may have done...
A lot of Baltimore fans criticized the Ravens' front office for allowing Ed Reed to walk off into free agency...
But consider these recent developments:
The Houston Texans are just a couple of months into their association with Ed Reed, and they’re already not quite sure what is up with the Ravens’ former safety.
Everything was great when they signed him to a...
Houston Texans and 1st round draft pick wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins threw out the first pitch of the Houston Astros game versus the Kansas City Royals.
Here are some pictures of the pitch
Sick jersey twitter.com/Nukdabomb/stat…
— Deandre Hopkins (@Nukdabomb) May 22, 2013
The @houstontexans‘ DeAndre Hopkins signs autographs for #Astros fans before the game. twitter...
Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing tore his ACL in October verse the New York Jets but is very confident that he’ll be ready for Week One of the NFL season. The linebacker also says he’s close to returning to the practice field but will hold off till the start of camp.
“My return is right around the corner, so that’s a good feeling,” Cushing said on Monday after...