Texans GM 'disappointed' in DeAndre Hopkins

Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins has opted to hold out for a new contract. But he won't get what he wants, based on comments made by general manager Rick Smith. After Hopkins’ decision to abstain from showing up to camp Saturday, Smith and the Texans released the following statement: “We are disappointed DeAndre has elected not to report to training camp with...
Via Sportsnaut
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans confirm DeAndre Hopkins is holding out

The Houston Texans have acknowledged that wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is missing from camp due to his desire for a new contract Well that escalated quickly. It was less than one week ago that ESPN’s Tania Ganguli reported that Houston Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins wanted a new deal. The Houston based reporter added that while […] Houston Texans confirm DeAndre Hopkins is...
Via Toro Times
1 hour ago

Why Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins is right to hold out

DeAndre Hopkins is one of the top offensive players in the NFL.Despite having four different starting quarterbacks last year, Nuke pulled down 111 catches for 1,521 yards and 11 touchdowns, the third-best statistical season for a receiver in the NFL in 2015.But Hopkins is delaying his follow-up campaign. Saturday, he either left Texans training camp to begin his holdout for a better...
Via FOX Sports
2 hours ago

Texans star WR DeAndre Hopkins not at training camp

HOUSTON (AP) Houston Texans star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins did not report to training camp Saturday. Entering his fourth pro season, Hopkins is holding out for a new contract. He is scheduled to make $1 million in salary in the final season of his rookie contract, though the Texans have picked up his fifth-year option. Hopkins can be fined up to $40,000 for every day he misses...
Via Associated Press
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Texans acknowledge DeAndre Hopkins holdout

Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins wants a new contract. He hasn’t gotten one, so he has held out. The Texans, in response, have placed him on the reserve/did not report list. They also have issued a statement regarding the situation. “We are disappointed DeAndre has elected not to report to training camp with the rest of…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 hours ago

DeAndre Hopkins holding out of Houston Texans’ camp

Houston Texans star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is holding out of training camp as he seeks a new deal. Hopkins is entering the final year of his rookie contract and did not report for the start of camp. He will be subject to fines of $40,000 for each day he misses. Hopkins is frustrated with the Houston front office because he feels they are not treating him with respect. He’s been...
Via EndZoneScore
5 hours ago

DeAndre Hopkins Not in Camp

The Texans star receiver did not report to camp today as he seeks a new deal. DeAndre Hopkins was one of the breakout performers of the 2015 season. The third year pro out of Clemson was third in the NFL in catches with 111, yards with 1521 and scored 11 touchdowns; is the only receiver […] DeAndre Hopkins Not in Camp - Toro Times - Toro Times - A Houston Texans Fan Site - News...
Via Toro Times
5 hours ago

Preview of a Potential DeAndre Hopkins Contract Extension

DeAndre Hopkins' contract extension could happen sooner than we thought. How much does the Texans receiver stand to make? DeAndre Hopkins did not report to training camp this morning, on the heels of what appears to be a contract dispute with the Texans. The star wideout, entering his fourth season in Houston, is still bound to his rookie contract, leaving him grossly underpaid compared...
Via Battle Red Blog
5 hours ago

Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins leaves camping, holding out on contract

The Houston Texans are looking to get back to the playoffs for the fourth time in six years after winning the AFC South in 2015. They may be going into the season without one of their best players as it looks like wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is not happy about his contract situation. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Hopkins had left training camp on Saturday morning as he is...
Via Campus Sports Net
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Report: DeAndre Hopkins Holding Out Of Houston Texans Training Camp Over Contract

The worst fears of Houston Texans fans have become a reality. DeAndre Hopkins has been dropping hints throughout the offseason that he’s been unsatisfied with his relatively "meager" rookie contract. After lighting the NFL on fire during his first three years in the league, that frustration has now seemingly boiled over into a full-blown holdout. Per me and @AdamSchefter, unhappy...
Via Battle Red Blog
8 hours ago

2016 Houston Texans Training Camp: Five Players To Keep An Eye On

Football is back! Training camp is underway in Texans Land, and we are going to take a close look at five guys who every fan should keep an eye on this year. Training Camp is finally here! This season, we don't have the benefit of insight from cameras all around the Texans' practice facility as we did when "Hard Knocks" was covering the Texans last preseason.  But don't worry...
Via Battle Red Blog
11 hours ago

Texans extend contract of Rick Smith

The Houston Texans have extended the contract of Executive Vice President of Football Operations and General Manager Rick Smith by four years. He is now under contract through the 2020 season.
Via HoustonTexans.com
21 hours ago

Texans extend general manager Rick Smith's contract

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans extended general manager Rick Smith's contract four years Friday through the 2020 season. Entering his 11th season with the Texans, Smith has served as general manager since 2006 and added the title of executive vice president before the 2011 season. ''I believe it is critical to have stability within an organization and Rick is an important part...
Via Associated Press
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360 view of #TexansCamp

Get a full view of NRG Stadium as the Texans get ready for training camp.
Via HoustonTexans.com
1 day ago

Tickets for ‘Monday Night Football’ game in Mexico sell out

For those still hoping to buy a ticket for the Nov. 21 Monday Night Football game in Mexico, we have some bad news: the game has sold out. Commissioner Roger Goodell commented about the upcoming game between the Houston Texans and Oakland Raiders that will take place at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City. “Today’s sellout further confirms what a passionate fan base we have in...
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How the Houston Texans Rookies Are Training for the 2016 NFL Season

2-14, 9-7 and 9-7 Those are the won-loss records of the Houston Texans over the past three NFL seasons. Anchored by a ferocious defense led by perennial Pro Bowler J.J. Watt, the Texans have rebounded into a contender under coach Bill O'Brien and his staff. The defense is great. DeAndre Hopkins is a premier NFL receiver. They upgraded the quarterback position with the Brock Osweiler...
Via Stack
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans put Watt, four other players on PUP list

HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans have put star defensive end J.J. Watt on the physically unable to perform list less than a week before training camp begins.The move, which was expected, comes after Watt recently had back surgery. The NFL sacks leader last season with 17 is expected to be ready for the season opener.The 27-year-old Watt played last season with a herniated disk...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

JJ Watt pens dramatic letter to fans about back injury

J.J. Watt is going a bit stir crazy while sidelined with a back injury that is expected to keep him out more than 10 weeks. Over the weekend, the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year killed some time by writing a hand-written letter to Houston Texans fans thanking them for their support. In the note, Watt vowed to be back on the field, “very soon.” pic.twitter.com/x54zmB0ide...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: J.J. Watt could be out 10 weeks after back surgery

Fans looking forward to a big season out of the Houston Texans have a reason to be concerned after learning that J.J. Watt underwent back surgery this week. The three-time AP Defensive Player of the Year played through a herniated disk in his back last season (along with other injuries). The herniated disk apparently was aggravated while Watt was doing some training, leading to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans star J.J. Watt reportedly has back surgery, will start camp on PUP list

Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt had back surgery and will start training camp on the physically unable to perform list, according to multiple reports. Watt reportedly will be ready for the season opener.But Watt's timetable might not be as optimistic as initially reported, according to NFL reporter Mike Garafolo.  This is the second time in the past six months Watt has...
Via FOX Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

JJ Watt undergoes back surgery, will open camp on PUP list

J.J. Watt underwent back surgery on Wednesday and will open training camp on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list, but the surgery should not cause him to miss any games this season. The Houston Chronicle's John McClain reported the news on Twitter Thursday about Watt's surgery: JJ Watt has undergone back surgery and will start camp on physically unable 2 perform but should...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Arian Foster Uses Instagram Videos to Show NFL Teams He's Recovered from Achilles Injury

The Houston Texans released four-time Pro Bowler Arian Foster in March. Foster has battled injuries since 2013, when he had issues with his back. More recently, a torn Achilles tendon in Week 4 cut short his playing time last season. But Foster has not given up and he's been working out to impress other teams. RELATED: Achilles Tendon Ruptures: Prevention and Recovery Foster...
Via Stack
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Braxton Miller Wants to Make an Impact for the Houston Texans

Former Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller will is looking to make an immediate impact for the Houston Texans. Miller was drafted by the Texans after transforming from a QB to a wide receiver during his senior collegiate season. Regardless of his position, the 23-year-old wants to help his new team. “Just a playmaker. I’ll play slot, outside, inside, play running back. Just...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt deserves a huge raise

After watching the events of the 2016 NFL offseason unfold, one thing is crystal clear: J.J. Watt deserves a massive raise. Universally accepted as the top defensive player, and as one of the NFL’s top players at any position, Watt is significantly underpaid as the market is currently constituted. The Houston Texans signed Watt to a six-year deal worth just over $100 million...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork lands on cover of ‘Body Issue’

Vince Wilfork arguably is one of the most compelling athletes appearing in this year’s edition of the annual ESPN The Magazine Body Issue. Not only that, the 325-plus-pound Houston Texans nose tackle has landed on one of the issue’s covers. time for number.Here's @wilfork75's @ESPN the Magazine cover for the 'Body' Issue. (h/t Peter Hapak). pic.twitter.com/rDUBii3niH ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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