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Rookie Tight End Ryan Griffin “Ready to Go” The Houston Texans love to run the ball. And when they do, they generally prefer to do so in two tight end packages. Their strong rushing attack of the past few years has been hampered on all fronts this season, losing starting running back Arian Foster to a herniated disc in the Lumbar region of his back, and also playing without starting tight end Owen Daniels since Week 6. In the 2013 draft, the Texans drafted tight end Ryan Griffin of Tulane to help bolster their running game, with hopes of having a solid backup behind Daniels and Garrett Graham - Things don’t always work out how you would like them to. Griffin missed last week’s loss to the Oakland Raiders, and has only accrued 3 receptions for 20-yards this season. Griffin left the Texans’ 27-24 loss to the Arizona Cardinals after suffering a concussion during a kick-off in the second half. Griffin had his first touchdown of his young NFL career in the loss. According to Deephi Sidhu

J.J. Watt Is a DC Comic Book Hero

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has been made into a “Gatorade Freaks” by D.C. Comics and turned into a super hero of sorts called “MEGAWATT”. Take a look.   Gatorade Freaks MegaWatt

Houston Texans claim former Buffalo Bills cornerback Justin Rogers

Today the Houston Texans claimed former small school cornerback Justin Rogers off the waivers from the Buffalo Bills.  Rogers was drafted in the 7th round from the University of Richmond. Earlier this year, Rogers put up the worst performance ever by a Buffalo Bills corner as he allowed Geno Smith throw for 250 plus yards […]

Ed Reed hammers Wade Phillips and Texans

Ed Reed is still fuming over the way he was cut by the Houston Texans. And on Wednesday, during a conference call, Reed let the Texans and defensive coordinator Wade Phillips hear about it."That defense is not a good fit for a lot of people who are still down there. It wasn't just about me,'' Reed said. "And my comments were not just about me. Obviously, that...

Kareem Jackson Ruled Out for Sunday with a Broken Rib

Kareem Jackson has broken rib near collarbone. Can’t wrap when trying to tackle or raise arm. Won’t play against Jags. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) November 22, 2013 Houston Texans starting cornerback Kareem Jackson has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jackson was hurt on a tackle against the Arizona Cardinals, which he took on two...

Nonplussed Wade Phillips responds to Reed's criticism of Texans

Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips believes his scheme with the Texans works just fine, despite what Ed Reed says. Reed is a nine-time Pro Bowl safety who was released by the Texans on Nov. 12 and signed with the Jets. He said Wednesday that the Houston defense ''is not a good fit for a lot of people who are still down there'' and singled out Phillips as a big reason...

Texans Add Edwin Baker to the Practice Squad

They also added RB Edwin Baker to practice squad. Released TE Nathan Overbay to make room. #Texans — Dave Zangaro (@DZangaro) November 20, 2013   The Houston Texans have added running back Edwin Baker to their practice squad and waived tight end Nathan Overbay to open the practice squad spot. Baker was taken in the 2012 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers in the 7th round (250th...

Chris Draft in Houston Sunday to Honor Local Lung Cancer Survivors

Former NFL LB Chris Draft in Houston Sunday to honor local lung cancer survivors Former NFL linebacker Chris Draft with his wife Keasha Lung cancer claims the lives of more than 159,000 people each year – that’s more than two times the number of fans expected to be at Reliant Stadium on Sunday, November 24th, for the Texans/Jaguars game. Yet, most people don’t realize that...

Texans Misery Cage Match: 2010 vs. 2013

In a word, the 2013 Houston Texans season has been disappointing. Unfortunately, under achievement has become the expectation of many fans and the anger they once felt after a crushing defeat has been replaced with a numb acceptance of their failure. After the team came up well short of expectations during the 2010 season, to borrow a line from one of my favorite TV shows ‘Breaking...

Ed Reed Goes All In on the Texans

Former Houston Texans safety and now current New York Jets safety Ed Reed met with the Baltimore media today and had some choice words for the franchise he was released from.   Take a look: Ed reed said he didn’t have problems with most of the texans org. including players and ‘most of the coaches’ — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) November 20, 2013 Ed reed on texans ...

Ed Reed: Wade Phillips is probably why I'm not with Houston Texans

Ed Reed signed a three-year contract with the Houston Texans this past offseason and ended up playing just seven games for the franchise. Reed was benched toward the end of his tenure in Houston, leading many to believe the 35-year-old is simply no longer physically capable of producing. The New York Jets obviously disagreed. Reed, […]

Wade Phillips and the D, Looking at The Big Picture

The discussion about futures of Houston Texans coaches have become topics throughout Houston in the middle of this eight game losing streak. Answers are being looked for on what exactly has gone wrong with the season, and with some questionable decisions on personnel these decisions have effected the makeup of this team. One area that seems to get a free pass at times is the defense...

Texans Watch: Jaguars Edition

Another game is on deck for the struggling Houston Texans and this week the Jacksonville Jaguars are coming to Houston. The expectations are low and rightfully so with the production the Texans have put out this season, but they might have a ray of hope with Jaguars coming to town. The focus will be on evaluation, and what the Texans have in store, good or bad, will be the price...

DC Comics Created Characters for J.J.Watt and Cam Newton

How do you know you have succeeded in whatever your chosen profession is? Do you look at individual accolades? Is it money? Does the size of your salary or contract make you a success? Is it Twitter followers or Facebook 'friends' that say it?Or could it be when someone bases a comic book superhero on you?That honor has been bestowed on Houston Texans defensive lineman J...

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Oakland Edition

The Texans blew another halftime lead this week in losing to the Oakland Raiders 28-23. They have now lost eight games in a row after starting the season 2-0. This season is officially a lost cause.   The Good: Keshawn Martin may have had his best game as a Texan. He returned a punt for a touchdown and also contributed in the receiving game. Randy Bullock also had a good game, making...

Jacksonville Jaguars at Houston Texans: Three Bold Predictions

The meeting between a 1-9 Jacksonville Jaguars team and their AFC South rivals, the 2-8 Houston Texans has more implications than you might think. While the Jaguars were expected to be at the bottom of the division this time of year, the Texans were supposed to be fighting for a division title and possibly a Super Bowl berth. Now, both team are hoping there is an end to the madness...
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