Found January 05, 2012 on Pro Football Talk:
Mike Florio talks to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle about the Texans wild card matchup against the Bengals, T.J. Yates status for the game,  Wade Phillips’ return, and how far into the postseason the Texans could go. Mike also answers viewer questions about the Giants postseason hopes, Hue Jackson’s future in Oakland, the Jets team…

Wade Phillips 'My record is better than most'

Former Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips made a few somewhat surprising comments when he recently told reporters he should be considered for any available head coaching position. With several job openings coming available around the league, the Houston Texans defensive coordinator, who was fired as the Cowboys head coach in the middle of last season, said his resume is "better...

T.J. Yates prepared to lead Texans

HOUSTON - T.J. Yates figured he'd spend his rookie year with the Houston Texans on the sideline learning from veteran...

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...

On Cue From Phillips, Texans’ Defense Turns Tough and Steady

Barely a month removed from gallbladder surgery, Wade Phillips will be on hand this weekend to make the defensive calls in Houston’s first playoff game.

Wade Phillips on HC Openings: "I Think I Should Be Considered"

There are currently five head coaching vacancies in the NFL, and there’s a good chance that more are coming (Jim Caldwell, we’re looking at you). Meanwhile, the Texans are preparing for a playoff game--their first in team history--due in large part to the work of Wade Phillips, who, after three and a half seasons as Cowboys’ head coach, headed to Houston to serve as defensive...

Houston defense makes impressive turnaround

A year ago, the Houston Texans had the NFL's worst pass defense and were near the bottom of the league in total defense. They remodeled by bringing in defensive whiz Wade Phillips and signing cornerback Johnathan Joseph. Now in the playoffs for the first time, Houston hopes its highly-rated D can lead the team to a win on Saturday against the Bengals, the team Joseph played...

Texans' Phillips says he had bladder removed

Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips says he had gall bladder surgery that forced him to miss two games.

Texans coordinator Wade Phillips says he had gall bladder removed

HOUSTON - Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips says he had gall bladder surgery that forced him to miss two...

First drive in Titans' game rekindled old magic

HOUSTON - It was just one drive, but it was a possession that might come to represent so much more than seven points for the Texans. The Texans utilized 13 plays and six minutes, 43 seconds to cover 90 yards on their opening possession against the Titans last Sunday. Rookie quarterback T.J. Yates completed all four of his attempts for 47 yards despite suffering a left (non-throwing...

NFL Playoffs: Three Underrated Keys To A Texans Victory

Everyone knows that T.J. Yates is a rookie quarterback and that Arian Foster is going to have to carry the load. Everyone knows that Johnathan Joseph has to match up with A.J. Green and that Connor Barwin has to pressure Andy Dalton. Those are all pretty well established story lines but what about the players that make that happen. The Texans first ever playoff game should be a...

NFL Wildcard Saturday Picks Against the Spread

It is good to be back. The holidays are always crazy. We finished the year strong going 2-0 in week 16 and hitting our top pick in the Falcons in week 17. We are ready to roll into the playoffs with more juice in our pockets. It is wild card weekend and four games are on tap. The playoffs are extremely tough to pick against the spread. In the last two years, the wild card dogs went...
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