Found September 17, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
If Texans' safety Ed Reed doesn't play against his former team, the Baltimore Ravens, on Sunday, his injury is more serious than anyone thought. At least that's the theory retired Raven Ray Lewis is telling the media according to the Houston Chronicle. "I would be (surprised)," Lewis said. "I would be, because then that would tell me that his injury hasn't totally healed yet. " Reed said Tuesday in an interview with Rich Eisen that he's still "day-to-day and week-to-week." Gary Kubiak announced Monday that the teams was close to activating him against the Titans during Week 2 after Reed when through a pregame warmup session. "Because if he can't go the third week into the regular season -- that's what they got him there for -- if he can't go, then there's still something really wrong," Lewis added. Lewis will be at the game Sunday for his induction into the Raven's Ring of Honor, which will take ...

Texans bring back Mike Mohamed to the Practice Squad

Texans signed LB Mike Mohamed to their practice squad — Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) September 18, 2013   The Houston Texans have signed inside linebacker Mike Mohamed to their practice squad. This signing happens after the Philadelphia Eagles signed cornerback Roc Carmichael off of the practice squad. Mohamed put together a good preseason for the Texans and took advantage...

Player Spotlight: Shane Lechler

This week in Player Spotlight, we will take a look at a player whose value tends to go overlooked and many times underappreciated. This player has a small part in the overall scheme of things but his part is vital to the defense and causing issues for opposing offenses. The spotlight shines on Houston Texans punter Shane Lechler. Boom! That’s the sound you hear when the ball comes...

The Baltimore Ravens after Week 2

Following that tough opening week loss at Denver, when Peyton Manning emphatically announced himself as an MVP frontrunner for the 2013 season, the Baltimore Ravens were looking to get back on track this week with a much more appealing home game against the Cleveland Browns. It seems as if people keep suggesting that the Browns [...]

Texans' star Cushing bashes NFL fines

This week has been a very expensive one for NFL defenders. Tennessee Titans safety Bernard Pollard...fined 42,000 for a hit on Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson. Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson...fined 42,000 for a hit on Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright. And Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson...fined 100,000 for multiple rules violations. The fines are coming...

Texans Sign Overbay and Release Boren

Texans sign TE Nathan Overbay to practice squad and release FB Zach Boren from the practice squad. — Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) September 17, 2013   The Houston Texans have signed free agent tight end Nathan Overbay to the team practice squad. Overbay has spent time with the Detroit Lions, Denver Broncos, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Pittsburgh Steelers.  He checks in at 6...

Playing or Not, Ed Reed's Return to Baltimore Momentous

We all know the highlights like the plays took place last Sunday. Some of us can internally replay them with rabid clarity. We remember where we sat and who was with us- in a dorm room while at university, or some apartment, or as witness in the stadium, home comfortable on the couch, or some pub somewhere on the east coast or west.And who we called, whose voice we had to hear and...

Houston schedules series with Texas Tech, Kansas

Houston's not a member of the Big 12, but the Cougars are getting back in the habit of playing teams who are. Texas Tech and Houston will play four games from 2017 to 2022, beginning with a date in Houston on Sept. 16, 2017. Both games in Houston will be played in the Cougars' new on-campus stadium and not in Reliant Stadium, home of the NFL's Houston Texans. The...

Texans DeAndre Hopkins: ‘I feel like I can be better than Andre Johnson’

It’s always nice to have goals. Texans rookie WR DeAndre Hopkins had a breakout game yesterday against the Titans. He had a huge catch to set up the game tying TD and the team needed him while All-Pro WR Andre Johnson was being tested for a concussion. He has he sights on being great: “I feel like I can be better than Andre,” Hopkins said, via the team’s website. “That’s...

Texans' Duane Brown uncertain for Week 3

The Houston Texans aren't sure if they'll have left tackle Duane Brown available for this weekend's matchup against the Baltimore Ravens, as the offensive lineman is dealing with a case of turf toe. Brown is currently sporting a walking boot, and he told CSN Houston that he's not sure whether or not he'll be able to practice this week."That's what it...

Week 3 fantasy pickups include Eddie Royal, DeAndre Hopkins, James Starks

Unlike the relatively quiet opening week we began with this NFL season, Week 2 was littered with injuries. Ray Rice is dealing with a hip flexor strain that is not considered serious, but everyone needs to be adding Ravens backup running back Bernard Pierce if he isn’t already owned. He should have been drafted in […]

Texans’ Andre Johnson could be game-time decision

When Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson exited this weekend’s overtime victory against the Tennessee Titans, there were concerns that he had suffered a concussion. Tests ultimately proved that to be the case, as the team announced the diagnosis yesterday.While head coach Gary Kubiak told reporters – including John McClain of the Houston Chronicle – that Johnson is...

NFL Fines Texans’ Kareem Jackson $42K For Hit On Kendall Wright

The NFL is not playing with the illegal hits, and along the way they are collecting some big time funds. Texans safety Kareem Jackson was also fined $42,000 for hitting Titans receiver Kendall Wright, according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Jackson will appeal the fine. Jackson was flagged for unnecessary roughness for his hit on Wright.  

IndyCar: Why Series Isn’t Returning to Baltimore and What it Means

Indianapolis, IN- The Izod IndyCar Series announced Friday afternoon that they will not be returning to the Grand Prix of Baltimore in 2014 or 2015. The two sides couldn’t reach an agreement on a date for those two years as the traditional Labor Day weekend isn’t available either of those two years. Many are wondering, why isn’t it available? The reason is that Navy is hosting...

Andre Johnson Dealing with a Concussion

Head Coach Gary Kubiak confirmed that wide receiver Andre Johnson suffered a concussion late in the 4th quarter of the Tennessee Titans game at Reliant. Johnson made the catch and took a big hit from safety Bernard Pollard, but it looks like the back of Johnson’s head hit the ground hard on the way down. Reports were that Johnson was ready to go back into the game the next...

NFL Picks Week 3: Homecoming Week Edition

Welcome in to another magical, mystical edition of the NFL picks of the week, where this week, Andy Reid goes back to Philly, Ed Reed goes back to Baltimore, and the Steelers, Giants and Redskins lead the list of teams looking to get off the schneid this week.Plus, is this the week I finally pick the Cowboys to win for the first time this year?All that, plus the usula riff-raff you...
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