Found July 29, 2012 on State of the Texans:
We had a chance to talk to Houston Texans running back Justin Forsett. We talked about his return to Texas, the weather and what his old team the Seattle Seahawks and what their fans meant to him.     Listen to the exclusive interview with Forsett here.   You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans and is a draft analyst on Sideline Scouting.

Texans RB Arian Foster becomes a vegetarian

If Houston Texans running back Arian Foster is looking leaner and sleeker in training camp, it’s because he has adopted a new vegetarian diet during the off-season. < “I didn’t just blindly stop eating meat. I know what I’m doing," Foster said. To read this story please click the link below.

Training Camp: State of the Texans Talks to Brice McCain

After the first day of Camp we caught up with Houston Texans 3rd year cornerback and budding star, Brice McCain. See what he has to say about the upcoming season and how he feels about getting back to work.     Listen to the exclusive interview here with Brice McCain.     You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans and is a draft analyst on Sideline...

Texans WR Andre Johnson leaves practice with a pulled groin muscle

HOUSTON – After missing significant time during the Texans’ 2011-2012 run due to hamstring issues, Texans receiver Andre Johnson pulled a groin muscle during Sunday morning’s practice. To read this article, please click the link below.

Texans Training Camp: The Opening Act

Today was a the opening day of Texans 2012 Training Camp, and there was a buzz in the air. So much 5,012 fans showed up as early as 2 a.m. before the gates opened at 7 a.m. Plenty of notes on today’s camp.     Camp Notes   - The first hour of practice was outside, but was soon moved inside. The reason was that they wanted the team to get “acclimated” to the heat. -  Offensive lineman...

Texans carrying impressive defensive depth

HOUSTON Texans coach Gary Kubiak was effusive in his praise, and one object of his accolades on Monday underscored why the Texans should maintain the momentum they established defensively in 2011. That Kubiak deemed it necessary to applaud third-year cornerback Sherrick McManis for having a "great morning" reinforced just what might be the Texans' most overlooked...

Cushing better than most think, just ask coach

Wade Phillips will tell you Brian Cushing is better than people think. He'll tell you he made all the Texans' third-down calls last season and that whether you realized it or not, he was basically the leader of the defense. "We coached the Pro Bowl," said the Texans' defensive coordinator. "We didn't have any inside backers that were better than him...

Andre Johnson Injury Update and others

According to multiple sources wide receiver Andre Johnson will miss up to one week of training camp with a strained groin, and an MRI revealed no real significant damage. The injury happend in one on one drills when he jumped for a pass and came down hard on the ground after the pass. Johnson wanted to continue practice, but trainers put a stop to that in a hurry. With the latest...

Johnson leaves practice with injury

Houston Texans receiver Andre Johnson has left practice with a pulled groin muscle. Coach Gary Kubiak says Johnson's injury appears minor, but it may still force Johnson to miss ''a few'' practices. Johnson missed nine games last season with hamstring injuries and was sidelined from the first organized team activities in the spring after arthroscopic surgery...

Andre Johnson suffers a groin injury

Getty Images According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson suffered a slight groin injury and was taken out of practice on Sunday. The good news is that Johnson’s injury doesn’t seem to be serious.  He’ll now likely be held out of practice or limited until he gets back to being 100 percent healthy. “It’s a minor (groin) strain,...

Fantasy Football: 2012 Running Back Tiers

Tier 1: The Elite 1. Arian Foster 2. LeSean McCoy 3. Ray Rice Who I want the most: LeSean McCoy. I love Arian Foster. I love Ray Rice. But like last year, I really love LeSean McCoy. And after these guys, well, let's just say the running backs are a crap-shoot. These are hands down the elite, the most proven, and the closest to a surefire running back you will get this...

James brings vet presence to young defense

HOUSTON For some, the trading of veteran linebacker DeMeco Ryans to the Eagles on March 20 was a haphazard disregard of not only one of the more popular players in franchise history, but a defensive stalwart. Never mind that Ryans was slowed by a preseason elbow injury and the rebuilt Achilles' tendon that sidelined him in 2010, or that he wasn't an ideal fit in the new...

The Ultimate Texas Team

With all the talent that comes out of Texas and goes on to become professional football players for various teams I began to think about the two professional teams we have now. I wondered if I could create an “Ultimate Texas Team” consisted of nothing but professional football players that are currently playing who would I pick? Well, seeing how we only have two professional...
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