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Houston Texans player breaks franchise record, but it ends up worthless

Houston Texans punter Shane Lechler made history in Thursday’s 33-28 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. He sent the franchise Record with a booming 71-yard punt. As John McClain from the Houston Chronicle pointed out, it turned out to be useless. Lechler’s 71-yard punt longest in team history. I’m sure he’s excited about that. It was a touchback. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL...
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October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Foster and Lechler active for Texans against Bills

HOUSTON (AP) Running back Arian Foster and punter Shane Lechler are both active and will play for the Houston Texans against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Both players were questionable this week after Foster missed last week's game with a hamstring injury and Lechler injured his hip in Sunday's loss to the Giants. Inactive for Houston is cornerback A.J. Bouye, who is dealing with...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Injury Update: Arian Foster, Shane Lechler

The Houston Texans are trying to get their third win of the season this week, something they could not do last season. It may be tougher than it should be, though. Arian Foster and Shane Lechler are not fully healthy yet, and they are an important part to this Texans team.   #455534024 / gettyimages.com Arian Foster is battling a hamstring injury, and is trying to avoid missing...
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September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The Houston Texans Perfectly Execute A Fake Punt, Then Throw An Interception

Fake punts are hard to pull off, but the Texans managed to convert on one today. Here, Shane Lechler makes his case to be the Texans’ new starting quarterback (kidding). The Texans promptly followed up on that successful fake punt with a Ryan Fitzpatrick interception. Maybe I wasn’t kidding. [Ryan Dunsmore] Follow Sean Wagner-McGough on Twitter @seanjwagner Article found...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sebastian Janikowski reveals how Shane Lechler was key to his success

The Oakland Raiders have been struggling to find success ever since they were blown out in the Super Bowl by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and former Raiders head coach Jon Gruden. And during that time it was not just a problem with one part of the team, nearly every position on the Raiders struggled to find success. Every position except the kickers that is. Yup, for years and years...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Should any Houston Texans players retire now?

Earlier Today, Cover32 released their top-10 players who should join Rashard Mendenhall and retire. For the Houston Texans, no one from the organization represented the list, but there were a few surprising names on there, such as Eli and Peyton Manning as well as Jason Witten. Shane Lechler, the punter, is 37 years old, but punters can play well into their late-30s. It may be time...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

What Compensatory Draft picks mean for Houston Texans

As the NFL Draft comes closer and closer to the field (six weeks to be exact), the Texans received three more advantages in their choices. Greg Jones, Shane Lechler, and Ed Reed are the three compensatory picks granted by the NFL which give the Texans a total of 11 picks in the draft. But will these players help the potential super team? Under the rules for compensatory draft...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders reaction: Ray Guy deserves HOF more than Tim Brown

Oakland Raiders punter Ray Guy became the first pure punter in the history of the NFL to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Slingin Sammy Baugh was also a punter, but his accolades as a quarterback are what got him into Canton. But Guy was nothing but a punter, and a great one at that. So after years of failing to be inducted, I expected Raiders fans to be unanimous in their celebration...
Via cover32 - Raiders
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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