Found December 14, 2011 on Cat Crave:
Hey guys, just wanted to give Cat Crave Nation a quick update. This weekend I will be attending the Panthers game in Houston (seeing as I’m from the Houston area). I will not be the only guy in my group wearing a Panthers jersey either, as I convinced my fraternity brother to sport my old Jake Delhomme jersey. Also, I will be sitting in the Bull Pen at the game. In case you are wondering what the Bull Pen is, I took this from the Houston Texans website: The fans in the Bull Pen interact directly with the action on the field. Bull Pen members have helped create and implement fan traditions, songs, chants and other elements of the game day experience that will one day foster the best atmosphere and the most daunting homefield advantage in the National Football League…fans within the Bull Pen are encouraged to stand throughout the game, sing, cheer and otherwise support the team in an enthusiastic manner, and therefore this section may not be a good fit for children or families. So if...

Andre Johnson a True Professional

  When the Houston Texans clinched the division on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, veteran wide receiver was presented a game ball from head coach Gary Kubiak despite not playing a down with a hamstring injury. He was presented with the ball for all of the time he has spent with the Texans, and being the longest [...]

Are the Houston Texans the Best Team in the NFL?

They have made the playoffs for the first time in 18 years. They have won seven consecutive games for the first time in team history. They have the best defense in the NFL and they have done all of this with season-ending injuries to three of their key players (Matt Schaub, Matt Leinart, and Mario Williams) while also playing most of the season without their star wide receiver (Andre...

Houston Texans Fan Goes Bonkers After TJ Yates Leads Team To Win (Videos)

Over the weekend, the Houston Texans claimed their first playoff berth in franchise history as they pulled out a late win against the Bengals. One Texans fan was filmed as he watched the final minutes of the game and his excitement is on another level:

Phillips back at Texans practice

Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips returned to the practice field Wednesday, two weeks after undergoing kidney and gall bladder surgery. Phillips went on medical leave Dec. 14. Linebackers coach Reggie Herring ran the defense in his absence, and the Texans lost their next two games. The 64-year-old Phillips surprised his players when he showed up at a meeting Monday. The...

Panthers' Smith: Newton better QB than Tebow

Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith says when it comes to comparing Cam Newton to Tim Tebow there is no comparison.

Panthers Smith says no comparing Newton to Tebow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith says when it comes to comparing Cam Newton to Tim Tebow there is no comparison.Smith says time will prove Newton is by far the better NFL quarterback.Smith says `if Tebow is standing next to me I would tell it to his ...

Panthers-Texans Preview

While the newly crowned AFC South champion Houston Texans clinched their first playoff berth last weekend, coach Gary Kubiak's focus remains on what lies ahead. Houston's immediate future, though, remains a little unsettled with news of defensive coordinator Wade Phillips' temporary medical leave of absence. Hoping to persevere through Phillips' leave, the Texans...

Cheerleader of the Week: TopCat Captain Courtney

This week we’re heading over to the Carolinas to focus on another bright spot from the Panthers.  Nope, we’re not talking about Cam Newton and the future of this franchise.   We’re talking about one of the TopCats Cheerleaders.  And her name is Courtney. Courtney’s an Ole Miss alum doing what she loves.   She’s a Mississippi native and loves her family, friends,...

Texans asst. coach Phillips taking medical leave

HOUSTON (AP) - Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips will take a medical leave to undergo a scheduled surgical procedure this week.The team said in a statement Wednesday that the 64-year-old Phillips is expected to return this season. Linebackers coach Reggie Herring will run the defense for Houston (10-3) in ...

Wade Phillipss Taking a Leave of Absence

This morning defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has announced to the team that he will be taking a medical leave of absence to have a surgical procedure done. Phillips expect to return by season’s end, hopefully.   Linebacker coach Reggie Herring will take over the defensive call duties for the Texans in Phillips absence. The Texans [...]

Wade Phillips taking medical leave of absence

The Texans have lost their best players to injury throughout the season. Now they are losing their biggest offseason acquisition (by far) for a couple of weeks. Mark Berman of FOX26 in Houston reports that defensive coordinator Wade Phillips will take a medical leave of absence for “a couple of weeks.” It’s unclear what’s wrong…

With division title in tow, Texans aim for eighth straight win

The Texans look to extend their franchise-best winning streak to eight games Sunday against the visiting Panthers.
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