Found August 28, 2013 on NFL Draft Diamonds:

Two years ago Houston Texans rookie wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, the  former Clemson Tigers’ second-leading receiver, suffered a mild concussion in a car accident, and did not travel with the team to the Discover Orange Bowl in Miami. The good news was that Hopkins didn’t have any other serious injuries, and was able to join his teammates for […]


Texans fan inspires with selfless act

A 9-year-old Texans fan gave a football signed by J.J. Watt to a boy whose wheelchair prevented him from getting close enough at training camp to obtain one of his own.

Texans' DeAndre Hopkins cleared to return and could play tonight

Houston Texans rookie wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins left last Saturday's preseason game against the Miami Dolphins early with a concussion. For a majority of the week Hopkins was in phase 1 in the recovery process, but according to ESPN's Tania Ganguli, Hopkins has been moved up to phase 4 of the recovery process and has was cleared to play on Tuesday. DeAndre Hopkins has...

Texans Make Moves to Get to 75

The Houston Texans made their last three moves to get at the league mandated 75 man roster.     Texans place 3 on IR: WR Alec Lemon, WR Mike Smith, NT David Hunter — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) August 27, 2013   Mike Smith and David Hunter were waived injured and since they were not claimed by another team they were immediately placed on the the injured reserve. As for...

Texans release 13 players, cut roster to 75

The Houston Texans have released 13 players and placed receiver Alec Lemon on injured reserve to reach the roster limit of 75 players. Lemon, a rookie undrafted free agent, has a right hamstring injury. Houston waived two injured players: nose tackle David Hunter and receiver Mike Smith. Also released Tuesday were linebackers Elliot Coffey and Ja'Gared Davis, running back Ray...

The Houston Texans fall to Saints 31-23

Saints QB Drew Brees scrambles as Texans linebacker Willie Jefferson moves in. The Texans went into their third preseason game against the Saints undefeated. After beating the Dolphins and Vikings, the Saints would be the best offensive team they’ve faced yet this preseason. And with it being week 3 many of both team’s starters played at least one quarter to get them ready for...

Photo: Ex-Rose Bowl Victim J.J. Watt Takes A Picture With Gary Patterson In TCU’s Weight Room

J.J. Watt is an absolute freak — he’s only been in the NFL for two seasons and is already one of the best players in the game — in 2012 alone, he totaled a whopping 20.5 sacks. Watt also had an impressive college career with the Wisconsin Badgers. However, he did exit the program after a tough loss in the 2011 Rose Bowl to a good TCU team coached by Gary Patterson. Today, Watt...

The POGs: New Orleans Edition

We take a look at the Houston Texans’ best players from each phase of the game against the New Orleans Saints.   Houston Texans Offensive POG: Ben Tate   Ben Tate came out and showed us that he is still the running back that nearly had one thousand yards behind Arian Foster two years ago. Of course, Tate’s production is beneficial from good offensive line play but he showed...

Houston Texans 2013 NFL Team Preview

The opportunity to claim the AFC championship was there for the Houston Texans in 2012. Then they folded down the stretch. As a new team takes shape...

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: New Orleans Edition

In this edition we look at the Good, Bad and the Ugly from the New Orleans Saints game.     The Good: The Texans’ first team offense had success by scoring 16 points in the first half. Andre Johnson had over 130 yards in the half, showing that he is already in mid-season form. The offensive line also did a good job blocking for Ben Tate, who averaged over 6 yards a carry. Tate...

Alex Kupper Survives First Round Of Cuts With The Houston Texans

Former Louisville offensive lineman Alex Kupper has made it past the first round of cuts with the Houston Texans. The Louisville native wasn’t selected in the 2013 NFL Draft, but later signed a free agent contract with the Texans. Kupper has seen signification action during Houston’s preseason games. Kupper joined the Louisville program as a walk-on in 2008. He started 26 games...

NFL 2013 Season Prediction: AFC South

On my last stop in the AFC, I am making my predictions for the AFC South. Two years ago, this was a runaway division for the Houston Texans. Not so much any more. QB Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts brought a resurgent nemesis to the Texans last season. I give the nod to the Texans as having what I consider to be the best defense in the AFC but the offense is in question. RB...

BC Was On Keith Olbermann’s Show Last Night For The Texans Porta Potty

I was in bed when Glenn, a friend of BC, blasted me with an urgent text message after 11:30 p.m. “DUDE YOU MADE…
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