Posted September 11, 2013 on AP on Fox
Antonio Smith was so excited about rejoining the Houston Texans after a three-game suspension that he woke up early Tuesday hoping to meet the team buses when they arrived from the airport from their season opener at San Diego. Rain and rush hour traffic delayed his trip from the suburbs and he missed their arrival. That was OK, though. It gave the gregarious defensive end a chance to surprise his teammates in the locker room. ''It was kind of funny,'' he said. ''I just popped up on them. They were like: `Oh, Tone, man we missed you.' It made me feel warm in my heart.'' Smith was suspended for hitting Miami guard Richie Incognito with the Dolphins player's helmet in a preseason game. He was docked about $354,000 for the incident, and says something like that won't happen again. ''That will be changed,'' he said. ''That has to be changed. I can't let him or anyone else get in my head.'' He also reco...

Schaub keyed Texans’ biggest comeback in franchise history, Kubiak says

Matt Schaub’s eyes looked worn out. His face appeared gaunt. His body was slumped and the Texans’ quarterback was as exhausted as his team. Schaub still had a few feet to walk though before he was inside the safety of the Texans’ locker room. Slowly moving past security personnel and media members Schaub didn’t say anything out loud but mouthed three words in disbelief...

Arian Foster may have to share the load in Houston

This won’t make a lot of fantasy owners happy, but it may be the best option for the Houston Texans. If the first game is any indication, Arian Foster will not be shouldering the entire load of the run game, and he will share it with Ben Tate.…Read more →

RB Arian Foster 'frustrated' with playing time in season opener

Houston Texans RB Arian Foster admitted he was frustrated by the reduction of playing time in the season opener. Foster isn't used to sharing carries since he's been one of the top running backs in the NFL the past few years.

Foster continues to show he's no ordinary NFL player

Arian Foster is no ordinary NFL player. According to the Houston Texans star's bio on his website, "Arian is more than just a talented running back: he is a husband, father, poet, writer and thinker" Those aren't just empty words written to promote his career; Foster backs it up with proof if you read his Yahoo! Shine article titled: 6 Things I'll Try to...

Houston Texans mount epic comeback, to beat the Chargers on Monday Night Football

Texans ILB Brian Cushing celebrating the interception he returned for a TD to tie the game on Monday. This season is supposed to be a big one for the Houston Texans. Some would call it a Super Bowl or bust type season after the Texans started last year 11-1, before dropping 3 of their for last games. To start this season they were to face a San Diego Chargers team that was basically...

Ed Reed given a walker by his teammates for his 35th B-Day

Today on his 35th birthday Ed Reed walked into the Texans locker room to find a pretty interesting gift sitting next to his locker. His teammate Daniel Manning bought Reed a “Walker”. Yes a walker like your grandmother uses. Reed had his hip surgically repaired a few months ago, but his teammates were just adding […]

Houston Texans Give Ed Reed a Walker for his Birthday

When the Houston Texans signed safety Ed Reed away from the Baltimore Ravens it was with both pleasure and concern. When healthy he is one of the fiercest defenders in the NFL. Not healthy--well, you don't sign guys jut so they can stand around on the sideline in a t-shirt. So when Reed turned 35--which is pretty old in football years--the team decided to do something for...

Vanilla Ice Performing at Halftime of Texans-Titans on Sunday

The Houston Texans have huge plans for their home opener. Those plans include having Vanilla Ice aka Rob Van Winkle perform at halftime. I would pay money to see Vanilla Ice and Arian Foster to sit down and talk for 20 minutes. The team is asking that fans wear white for the game so maybe that was foreshadowing of an “Ice Ice Baby” performance.

The Houston Texans: Coronation To Eliteness

Kickoff Weekend of the 2013 NFL season will be forever remembered as a critical benchmark of progress in the history of the Houston Texans’ franchise.Throughout its brief ten-year existence, the Texans have steadily and consistently made strives to be recognized as one of the NFL’s elite franchises. In 2002, the franchises’ inaugural campaign, The Texans’ averted football...

Photo: Old man Ed Reed hooked up with a walker for his birthday

Ed Reed's Houston Texans' teammate, Danieal Manning, scored the future Hall of Fame safety a walker for his 35th birthday.

Report: Vanilla Ice to Perform at Halftime of Texans-Titans Game on Sunday

All right stop, collaborate and listen, because Ice is back. Vanilla Ice will perform at halftime of the Houston Texans home opener on Sunday, according to the Houston Chronicle. Ice’s performance is part of the Texans’ “Liberty White Out” day, which will commemorate the team’s first regular season home game. The Texans have asked fans to wear white to the game in attempt...

Texans to Watch: Titans Edition

The second game of the season and the Tennessee Titans are coming to town to open up the football year at Reliant. This is an important game for many reasons but most importantly the divisional game label comes to mind. The Houston Texans, coming off a West coast road trip and late second win, are looking to get going early against the “new-look” Titans. Players will make the...
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