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Arian Foster had two touchdown runs, Matt Schaub threw a TD pass to Andre Johnson, and Houston's defense dominated rookie Ryan Tannehill and Miami in the Texans' 30-10 win over the Dolphins on Sunday.
Tannehill threw three interceptions in a stunning 6-minute stretch late in the first half, and the Texans opened impressively in what they believe can be a Super Bowl season.
Schaub threw for 266 yards in his first action since fracturing his right foot in Week 10 last year, and Johnson finished with 119 yards receiving. Texans defensive end J.J. Watt deflected two passes that resulted in interceptions and also had 1 1/2 sacks.
Marcus Thigpen returned a punt 72 yards for Miami's touchdown. The Dolphins gained only 275 total yards.
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ESPN has a new segment at halftime called “Soundtracks” and tonight they showed a clip of Texans running back Arian Foster talking trash towards a no-name Dolphins player. It’s pretty entertaining. Check it out below.
No NFL Fantasy Football owner wants to lose their first game of the season. Just like no NFL team wants to lose their first game of the year either. It just leaves a sour taste in your mouth, as it does for all teams. But fantasy owners and NFL teams should do one smart thing on Sunday and sit star running back Arian Foster when his Houston Texans take on the Miami Dolphins.
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HOUSTON -- Matt Schaub said it wouldn't have been a distraction, but the Houston Texans re-signed him anyway.
The 31-year-old Texans quarterback re-upped for four years, 62 million, with 24.75 million in guaranteed money.
"At no point was it ever going to be a distraction for me, (but) Im excited for it to be done and over with so that every ounce of focus and energy...
HOUSTON - The Houston Texans have given quarterback Matt Schaub a four-year contract extension worth 62 million according to a report from KRIV-TV in Houston.
The deal, which is 24.75 million of guaranteed money, will keep Schaub in a Texans uniform for five years.
Schaub and the Texans opened the 2012 season with a 30-10 victory at home over the Miami Dolphins. Schaub was 20...
Texans, Schaub Agree to a 4-Year Extension Worth $62M
Houston Texans GM Rick Smith announced after Sunday’s 30-10 victory over the Miami Dolphins that the team had signed QB Matt Schaub to a contract extension. A source with knowledge of the contract says the deal is a four-year contract with nearly $30 million guaranteed and a maximum value of $62 million. All in all, it was a...
According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans have signed quarterback Matt Schaub to a four-year extension.
Texans signed four year extension.
— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) September 9, 2012
Matt schaub got new deal along with tim Jamison.
— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) September 9, 2012
4 year, $24.75 guarantee, $62 mil total. Expire after 2016 season...
Texans running back Arian Foster and Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch are both expected to play today. Houston maintains Foster will test the knee he injured Thursday in practice but sources have told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that Foster will start.
Despite being listed...
Arian Foster is expected to play in the season opener vs. Miami, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
While this is good news, Schefter also noted that the Texans want to test his ailing knee in pre-game warmups before officially clearing him for battle though.
Today the Houston Texans named their team captains for the 2012 season, and there is not much change on who will be wearing the “C” on their jersey this season.
For the offense quarterback Matt Schaub and wide receiver Andre Johnson were elected and for the defense, defensive end Antonio Smith and linebacker Brian Cushing were elected also. For the special teams, second year...
Matt Schaub drops back to throw a pass in Sunday’s home-opener in Houston. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
If the 1st quarter of the Houston Texans home-opener against the Dolphins game made your heart stop momentarily, you can rest assured that all is well in Houston.
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The Houston Texans opened up their regular season yesterday against the Miami Dolphins at Reliant Stadium. The Dolphins, with rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill, came into this game hoping to do to the Texans what Mark Sanchez did to them his rookie season and win his first career football game. It’s obvious that the Texans remembered that game and were not about to allow it to...
RELIANT STADIUM – The Texans, with high expectations, opened the 2012 season by routing the Miami Dolphins 30-10. Albeit the first quarter was comparable to a chess match, the Texans’ strengths far outweighed the Phins’, which is ultimately what led to the victory. The Phins’ defensive front threw some things at the Texans’ offensive line that seemingly caused fits in...