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A league rife with larger-than-life icons lost on of its largest on Friday when former Oilers and Saints coach Bum Phillips passed away. In the two days since his death, the tributes from former players and peers have rolled in for the man who once said, âThe harder we played the behinder we got.âSports anchor Bud Allen remembered Bum as âa good friend and mentorâ and declared, âIf you were putting together a Mount Rushmore of Houston sports icon, Bum would be at the top flanked by Earl (Campbell), Nolan (Ryan) and Hakeem (Olajuwan).âColts owner Jim Irsay took time off from posting stupid selfies to pay homage on his Twitter account.RIP, Bum. Great coach and one of NFL's great personalitiesâ Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) October 19, 2013Former Texans player Shaun Cody also joined the chorus of praise for Bum.Only met Coach Phillips a few times but judging by the kind of person his son is @sonofbum He must have been a great man. RIP Bum Phillipsâ Shaun Cody (@ShaunCody95) October 19, 201...
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Friday is a sad day in both the football world and in the Wade Phillips household as former Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints head coach Bum Phillips passed away just a little while ago at the age of 90. The Breaking News stems from his sons Tweet.
Bum is gone to Heaven-loved and will be missed by all -great Dad,Coach, and Christian
â Wade Phillips (@sonofbum) October 19...
It seems QB Matt Schaub's days in Houston are numbered when the owner praises the backup Case Keenum after scoring 16 points and losing to the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday.
Today the Houston Texans released LB Willie Jefferson for smoking a âCigarâ in the team hotel. Â The cigar contained nothing but tobacco, but the coaches decided to make the move. This could be a huge mistake for Coach Gary Kubiak who is now definitely on the hot seat. Â I talked with a representative of Willie [âŚ]
The Houston Texans must have some strict team rules.
The Texans waived rookies defensive endÂ Sam Montgomery,Â running back Cierre Woods and linebackerÂ Willie JeffersonÂ on Monday for violating team rules, according to the Houston Chronicle. Montgomery claims he merely walked into a hotel room where Woods and Jefferson were smoking a cigar, according to James Palmer of CSNHouston...
It is official the Houston Texans are shooting for a high draft pick. I donât get why you would cut three players who have played very well for you. Â I am blown away by this but today John McClain from the Houston Chronicle is reporting the three players have all been released for violating team [âŚ]
HOUSTON â Bum Phillips, the folksy Texas football icon who coached the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints, died Friday. He was 90.
âBum is gone to Heaven,â son Wade Phillips tweeted Friday night. âLoved and will be missed by all â great Dad, Coach, and Christian.â
Phillips died at his home in Goliad.
Wade Phillips is the Houston Texansâ defensive coordinator.
Texans quarterback Matt Schaub and linebacker Tim Dobbins were inactive for Sunday's game against the unbeaten Chiefs after both were ruled out with injuries earlier in the week.
Case Keenum was making his first NFL start in place of Schaub, who wasn't ready to go after sustaining right ankle and foot injuries in last week's loss to St. Louis.
Dobbins was out with a...
The Houston Texans have announced that running back Arian Foster is done for the day after suffering aÂ hamstring injury against the Chiefs today.
Arian Foster is out for the game with a hamstring injury. #TexansGameDay
â Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) October 20, 2013
Ben Tate will carry the load with Foster out.
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Texans running back Arian Foster has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs with a hamstring injury after leaving in the first quarter.
Foster went to the locker room after carrying four times for 11 yards on the Texans' opening drive. Ben Tate was in at running back when Houston began its second possession.
Foster was listed as probable on Friday...
Today the Houston Texans put up a gunfight to the Kansas City Chiefs but came up short, in the 17-16 loss. The biggest problem came when both Arian Foster, and Brian Cushing left the game early. The team fears that Brian Cushingâs injury could be season-ending. After the game Houston beat reporters are also reporting [âŚ]
The Houston Texans in the midst of a catastrophic plummet from what most alleged football experts thought was NFL Elite level have made a move to "Shake Things Up".
Coach Gary Kubiak announced Monday afternoon he was cutting 3 rookies for "Violating Team Rules" in the teams Kansas City hotel room. Though he did not specify what those rules were...
Texans inside linebacker Brian Cushing will miss the remainder of the season with a broken fibula and torn LCL, according to Albert Breer.Fantasy Spin:He's done for the season. Cushing had 48 tackles and 1.5 sacks this season. The news just keeps getting worse for Houston. At least they may have found their quarterback of the future in Case Keenum.
Houston Texans running backs Arian Foster and Ben Tate were among the many casualties across the National Football League on an injury-ridden Sunday. As a result, there was speculation that former Notre Dame running back Cierre Wood could be in for an increased role when the team returned from its Week 8 bye. That will [âŚ]
Guys--when you were in high school did you ever think,"Man, it would be so freaking cool if I could take one of the cheerleaders to the movies."
Or what if you went to the movies and you saw a whole squad of ultra-hot cheerleaders dancing while they wait for some popcorn?
Yeah, only in our dreams--right guys?
Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing sustained a torn LCL and a broken leg after being blocked low by Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles during their game Sunday. There weren't any hard feelings after the injury occurred as the two exchanged messages on Twitter and displayed their mutual respect for each other.
Charles, who suffered a torn ACL of his own in 2011...