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Johnson, Fitzpatrick getting on same page for Texans

HOUSTON - Wide receiver Andre Johnson missed offseason workouts due to a holdout, but was back on the field Saturday morning with his Houston Texans teammates, including new starting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. Building a good receiver/quarterback relationship is critical for an offense so see success, and so far the duo is connecting in the early stages of training camp. "...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: How many chances will this Houston Texans starter get?

Alex, with Ryan Fitzpatrick named as the Houston Texans starter, how many chances do you think they;ll give him before benching him, if he doesn’t improve this season? – Joe from Austin Joe, In all honesty, I don’t think he does have much time. I already don’t think he should be the starter, having thrown 93 career interceptions and surrendering 31 fumbles in 84 career games...
Via cover32 - Texans
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans’ Ryan Fitzpatrick rated as top-25 QB fantasy option

With training camps getting underway this week, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of...
Via cover32 - Texans
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The quarterback that should really start for the Houston Texans

It’s well-known by now that Ryan Fitzpatrick is going to be the starter for the Houston Texans for the time being. Yes, he’s shown some flashes, as well as plenty of forms of inconsistency, but the management, especially head coach Bill O’Brien are making the wrong decision handing Fitzpatrick the starting job. Remember Case Keenum? In his first NFL season, he played eight...
Via cover32 - Texans
8 days ago  |  2 Comments

Jacob’s QB Countdown: 29. Ryan Fitzpatrick

Kim Klement – USA SPORTS Today As we continue to make our way through the red tier, which is made up of starters who should be backups and underperforming rookies, we find ourselves up to number 29 in our NFL QB Countdown. The 29th best quarterback in the league is a former Tennessee Titans backup turned Houston Texans starter. This passer is none other than Ryan Fitzpatrick...
Via The Sideline
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Fitzpatrick could be what the Texans need

Ryan Fitzpatrick isn’t the flashiest quarterback. He doesn’t wow anyone with his mobility or arm strength, but he’s a very capable quarterback who could lead the Houston Texans back in the direction they are searching. A former draft pick of the St. Louis Rams, there will be many fans jumping on his bandwagon. He’s a likeable guy, a family man, and one of the few Ivy League...
Via The Penalty Flag
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Fitzpatrick named Texans’ starting quarterback

There will be no competition for the Houston Texans' starting quarterback job. Following the team's mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, coach Bill O'Brien announced Ryan Fitzpatrick sits atop the depth chart. "He's a guy that earned the job," O'Brien said. To no one's surprise, Fitzpatrick -- who signed a two-year, $7.5 million contract this offseason...
Via Helmet2Helmet
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Fitzpatrick Named the Starting Quarterback for the Texans

Today after the first mandatory Mini-Camp practice Head Coach Bill O’Brien named 10 year veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick the starting quarterback for the 2014 season. After a voluntary mini camp and OTAs, O’Brien felt he has seen enough from the veteran to name him the starter citing the preparation, command and accuracy Fitzpatrick has displayed. The entire team was addressed of the...
Via State of the Texans
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Texans signed Ryan Fitzpatrick

When Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien arrived in Houston, he talked about intelligence, good accuracy and solid leadership being what he wanted in a quarterback. It's what he hearkened back to when asked why he liked quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick in free agency. "We really liked his intelligence," O'Brien said of the Harvard alumnus. "We liked the fact...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

What Does Fitzpatrick Mean for the Texans?

Ryan Fitzpatrick received a phone call from Head Coach Bill O’Brien, set up a visit on Thursday and by the end of the day inked a two-year deal with the Houston Texans. “I just see it as a great fit for me on the football field, the way that he (O’Brien) thinks about the game, that was a really impressive thing that when we sat down and met that I felt like I really meshed...
Via State of the Texans
March 21, 2014  |  2 Comments
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