NEIL RACKERS RUMORS & GOSSIP
Neil Rackers on his tryout with the Texans: “We all hit the ball really well,but they told us they’re not ready 2 make a move at this point”
— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) November 6, 2013
The Houston Texans worked out three kickers today bringing in veterans Neil Rackers, Shayne Graham and Justin Medlock to see if they would replace struggling Texans kicker Randy Bullock...
Open mouth, insert foot. That's what someone should be telling Redskins kicker Neil Rackers after he simultaneously insulted 28 NFL teams.
In talking with CSNWashington.com, Rackers said, "I like the idea of NFC East football. It’s real football. I think it’s a team that’s got an opportunity to do some special things."
Wait -- what?
The NFC East, in my view...
Veteran free agent kicker Neil Rackers has signed with the Washington Redskins.
Coach Mike Shanahan said Wednesday that Rackers will compete with Graham Gano to be this season's kicker.
Rackers has played 12 seasons with Cincinnati, Arizona and Houston. He made 32 of 38 field goal attempts -- including 4 of 5 from 50-plus yards -- last year with the Texans.
Gano went 31 for...
Via AP on Fox
April 25, 2012
Fox 26 in Houston is reporting that former Houston Texans kicker Neil Rackers told them he is signing with the Washington Redskins.
"We're headed to Washington," Rackers said. "I visited with Coach Shanahan and Danny Smith (Special Teams) out there yesterday and really enjoyed what they had to say. I'll be competing for a job with Graham Gano, who is an established...
The Washington Redskins have signed kicker Neil Rackers, according to Mark Berman of FOX 26 in Houston.
“We’re headed to Washington,” said Rackers, who spent the last two years in Houston.
“I visited with Coach Shanahan and [special teams coach] Danny Smith out there [Monday] and really enjoyed what they had to say. I’ll be competing for a job with Graham Gano, who is...
Free agent kicker Neil Rackers has signed a one-year deal with the Washington Redskins.
Rackers, contacted by phone by FoxSportsHouston.com, said he could not wait any longer for a deal from the Texans.
"We've spent two years in Houston and had promises for a year and a half of contract extensions," Rackers said. "(The Redskins) came to us with a one-year minimum...
In this series we are going to look at the potential free agents of the Houston Texans, and figure out if they work into the plans for the coming years….
Considered a savior of some short Neil Rackers was signed to replace the much maligned Kris Brown in 2010 to help shore up an embarrassing kicking game. He actually had a kicking “competition” when he arrived in 2010...
Neil Rackers set himself apart from kickers around the league when he proved he is not just a nimble p***y, brought in to do the thankless, not-so-manly, dirty work of his team. He will probably have a stinger for days after putting that his on Marc Mariani, but he proved himself and his worth.
BRINGING THE PAIN
Don’t get tackled by the kicker. That’s the rule on kick and punt returns. Pick a spot and go, and don’t get tackled by the Kicker. Nobody ever blocks the kicker because they aren’t really football players. Somebody forgot to tell Neil Rackers that he was just a kicker.
A nice cherry on the top of the butt-whoopin that the Titans received from the Texans yesterday was...
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It was not a very good day for the Tennessee Titans. Not only did they get blown out, 41-7 by the Houston Texans in a crucial division game, but they suffered a unique level of embarrassment on a kick return in the fourth quarter:
Yes, that was Texans kicker Neil Rackers,the plucky 12-year veteran, with the Hit of Doom on second-year Titan Marc Mariani. As you may know, Mariani...