Found January 09, 2012 on
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Houston Texans quarterback T.J. Yates can't Tim Tebow the Ravens.

The New Blood of the Houston Texans

With the outcome of Saturday’s contest it is a testament the job the Houston Texans’ front office did during the offseason.   Being labeled as incompetent by the Houston fan base, fans wondered what owner Bob McNair was thinking when he brought back Head Coach Gary Kubiak and General Manager Rick Smith for another opportunity with the Texans.   Rick Smith went all in with...

It's official: Ravens must prepare for T. J. Yates and the Texans....

T. J. Yates ... not a QB name you'd have expected to stand between the Ravens and the next advancing round in the playoffs... But there he is, the 6-3, 195 rookie out of North Carolina, calling the shots for the red-hot Houston Texans...The Houston Texans are coming back to Baltimore. The AFC South champions took down the Cincinnati Bengals, 31-10, Saturday in Houston, setting...

Texans TE Daniels to have MRI on ailing hand

Houston Texans tight end Owen Daniels will have an MRI to reveal the severity of the injury to his ailing hand. Daniels suffered the injury during Saturday's 31-10 wild-card victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. Despite dealing with a potential broken hand, Daniels may still be able to play in this weekend's game against the Baltimore Ravens. Daniels, 29, had 54 receptions...

Is Wade Phillips Already Packing His Bags to Leave the Houston Texans?

As per the Ultimate Texans page of Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips will interview with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for their vacant head-coaching position. The Texans gave the Bucs permission to interview him, probably Friday. Phillips, who helped the Texans improve from 30th to second in defense, hopes the Bucs will conduct the interview in Houston. “I...

Ravens Must Not Take Texans Lightly

Many Baltimore Ravens fans probably don’t mind seeing the Houston Texans come to M&T Bank Stadium for this Sunday’s divisional-round playoff game. Houston is down to a third-string rookie quarterback in T.J. Yates, who has a separated non-throwing shoulder. The Texans, who earned their first ever AFC South championship and playoff berth this season, have [...]

Monday Roundup: The Drum Beats On For the Texans

It was apparent that no one knew what to expect from the Houston Texans on Saturday as they strapped on the pads in a do or die game against the visiting Cincinnati Bengals. With the home field advantage, it proved the difference for a team that only had 11 players with playoff experience. The Texans made sure they added some more playoff experience with an epic victory for the...

It's okay Texans fans, J.J Watt forgives you

J.J. Watt's pick-six against the Bengals will go down as one of the most memorable plays in Houston NFL history. And no, I'm not still glowing from that experience on Saturday. Well...

Kubiak says Phillips interview won’t be distraction

Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is interviewing for the Bucs head coaching position on Friday, which strikes a lot of Texans fans as odd timing. It’s two days before the team’s biggest game in franchise history. Isn’t Phillips busy? “It will not be a distraction,” coach Gary Kubiak said Monday. “Nothing will change about our…

Playoff weekend: Texans - Bengals in photos

Sometimes pictures can tell a story far better than words, so let's take a look at some photos taken by Bob Levey and Thomas B. Shea for Getty Images and let those images tell the story of...

Carrie Milbank is a Sports Reporter Goddess and She Knows How to Handle a Stick..

According to her bio on, Carrie Milbank is a "California–born Texas–bred Carrie Milbank kicked off her career, literally, by entertaining football fans as a Houston Texans Cheerleader. As a captain of the NFL's youngest franchise for four years Carrie represented her squad at the NFL Pro Bowl in Hawaii and was voted the team´s MVP two years in a row."...

2011 Wildcard Weekend Recap

Texans over Bengals: The Bengals started strong, looked like they had it in the first half. But they had the proverbial uncapitalized opportunities, and by the second half, homefield advantage was kicking in in a big way. The Texans' fans were going nuts non-stop for 3 1/2 hours, and the Bengals eventually succumbed. Well, to the fans and to Arian Foster's 150+ yards on the...

Report card – Playoff game vs. Texans

PASS OFFENSE (D+) Tying season highs in sacks allowed (four) and interceptions (three) in a playoff game is not a good thing. Andy Dalton started off well and then things unraveled in the second half. A.J. Green had five receptions in the loss but only one in the second half. Jermaine Gresham had five receptions for 46 yards but none in the first half. Of the three Dalton interceptions...

ESPN analysts offer opinions on Ravens-Texans matchup

Keys include ball possession, Texans' Yates and JohnsonThe Houston Texans’ 31-10 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals Saturday earned Houston a divisional round date with the Ravens on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium.

Derrick Mason Retiring After 15 NFL Seasons

Veteran NFL receiver Derrick Mason has decided to retire after playing in the NFL for 15 seasons. Mason has played for the Tennessee Titans, Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets, and Houston Texans. After being cut from the Baltimore Ravens this offseason, Mason signed with the New York Jets. He wasn’t there for long before being released by the Jets after supposedly criticizing the...
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