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The Texans need to hang on to Shane Lechler

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit It’s time for an in-depth analysis of the sexiest job in pro football. Yep, I’m...
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Texans punter Lechler back in playoffs for first time in 13 years

For the first time since 2002, Houston Texans punter Shane Lechler will experience what it's like to play in a postseason game when the Texans host the Kansas City on Saturday.The 39-year-old Lechler made the playoffs each of his first three seasons in the NFL as a member of the Oakland Raiders, including a trip to the Super Bowl in 2002. But he hasn't been back since, which has...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans Punter Shane Lechler Hits Giant Video Board At AT&T Stadium

The video board at AT&T Stadium has been a target for kickers ever since it was constructed. It certainly was once again Thursday night when the Houston Texans came to town for a preseason game with the Cowboys. It seems that Texans punter Shane Lechler had a bet with some of his teammates that he could hit the big board.So he did. Read more »
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston punter Lechler wins bet by hitting Dallas video board

Houston Texans punter Shane Lechler used Thursday night's preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys to take part in a friendly wager among teammates. During the fourth quarter, Lechler boomed a punt that hit the massive HD board that hangs over the field in AT&T Stadium. In doing so, he became the third punter to accomplish the feat and stands to eat well for a while because...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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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 / Arian Foster is battling a hamstring injury, and is trying to avoid missing...
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September 27, 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...
Via cover32 - Raiders
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...
Via cover32 - Texans
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...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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