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Houston Texans Sign Eight Players To Reserve/Future Contracts

The Texans made some moves for the next season today. The Houston Texans today secured eight players for the off-season. Most of these players were brought in by the Texans over last summer’s training camp and have stuck with them throughout the season. The eight players signed to futures contracts today are: RaShaun Allen Position: TE Height: 6-4 Weight: 250 Age: 26 Years...
Via Battle Red Blog
57 minutes ago

Texans left with QB questions after divisional playoff loss

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans overcame the loss of J.J. Watt to reach the divisional round of the playoffs. But mistakes by Brock Osweiler doomed Houston in a loss to the New England Patriots and leaves questions about whether he'll be the starter next season. The Texans signed Osweiler to a $72 million contract in the offseason in hopes of upgrading the position after Brian...
Via Associated Press
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft: With Playoff Loss, Houston’s Draft Slot Is Set

The elimination of playoff teams continues to shape the order of the 2017 NFL Draft. Now that their season has officially ended, your Houston Texans know exactly where they’ll be picking in the 2017 NFL Draft. They hold the twenty-fifth pick in the first round, right after the Raiders and in front of the Seahawks. Here’s the updated draft order, with the understanding that...
Via Battle Red Blog
2 hours ago

Bill O'Brien not ready to name Brock Osweiler the Texans' starting QB next season

Less than a year after the Houston Texans handed Brock Osweiler a four-year, $72 million contract, head coach Bill O’Brien didn’t give Osweiler a resounding vote of confidence.When asked who would be his quarterback for next season, O’Brien was noncommittal to the fifth-year quarterback."Before I talk about those types of things, I have to evaluate it myself," O'Brien said...
Via FOX Sports
4 hours ago

JJ Watt said to be ahead of schedule in back injury recovery

The Houston Texans’ season ended in a whimper with a loss to the New England Patriots in the divisional round this past weekend, but it sounds like they have reason for optimism heading into next year. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reported on Monday that defensive end J.J. Watt is “ahead of schedule” in his recovery from back surgery. “No idea about the time table...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texans offensive coordinator Godsey won't return

HOUSTON (AP) Houston Texans offensive coordinator George Godsey will not return next season. The team announced the move Monday afternoon saying that the team and Godsey ''have mutually agreed to part ways.'' Coach Bill O'Brien says in a release that he is ''grateful for the tireless work ethic and contributions George has made to our team over the last three years.'' Godsey...
Via Associated Press
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans, George Godsey “Mutually Agree To Part Ways”

This had to be done. Thanks to Wotan for excitedly bringing this to my attention: Texans and offensive coordinator George Godsey 'mutually agree' to part ways. Texans' offense struggled all season— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) January 16, 2017 Bill O'Brien on Geoge Godsey out as OC 'I'm grateful for the tireless work ethic and contributions George has made...
Via Battle Red Blog
4 hours ago

Texans part ways with George Godsey

At a time when some have been wondering whether the Texans will have a mutual parting with coach Bill O’Brien, the team has indeed experienced a mutual parting, but one level down from the top of the coaching staff. The Texans have announced that they have parted ways with offensive coordinator George Godsey. “I’m grateful for…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 hours ago

Texans, Godsey mutually agree to part ways

The Houston Texans and Offensive Coordinator George Godsey have mutually agreed to part ways.
Via HoustonTexans.com
4 hours ago

Texans sign eight players to reserve/future contracts

The Houston Texans signed eight players to reserve/future contracts.
Via HoustonTexans.com
5 hours ago

For Texans, evaluations underway

Less than 48 hours after the Texans Divisional Round playoff loss to New England, head coach Bill O’Brien did not have a lot of answers on the immediate future of coaches, players, and offseason changes.
Via HoustonTexans.com
6 hours ago

Bill O'Brien refuses to commit to Osweiler as Texans' starter

Less than a year after giving him $37 million in guaranteed money, the Houston Texans sound ready to make Brock Osweiler earn their quarterback job. Coach Bill O’Brien refused to commit to Osweiler as his 2017 starter in his year-end news conference Monday. Bill O'Brien said it's too early to know if Brock Osweiler will be the starting QB next season because they have a lot...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why the Houston Texans should cut Brock Osweiler, despite the hefty cost

The Houston Texans could have beaten the New England Patriots in their AFC Divisional Round playoff matchup Saturday.The Texans played just as well — if not better — than the host Pats in nearly every aspect of the game.The Texans' defense, arguably the best in the NFL, made Tom Brady look mortal. The Houston defensive line laid a beating on the 39-year-old quarterback, and...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Bill O’Brien says he will be staying with Texans

Bill O’Brien is trying to put a stop to all the talk about him departing the Houston Texans. O’Brien told John McClain of the Houston Chronicle that he will continue coaching the Texans into 2017. I spoke with Bill O'Brien this morning and he assured me he's not going anywhere and will continue coaching the Texans. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) January 14, 2017 O’Brien...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Osweiler hopes to ‘write a great ending’ to Texans’ season

Brock Osweiler hopes to turn the page on a nightmarish start to his Houston Texans career by writing “a great ending” to it in the playoffs, starting with Saturday’s divisional-round match-up with the New England Patriots. Osweiler arguably had his best game as a Texan in last weekend’s 27-14 victory over the Oakland Raiders. While Osweiler only went a pedestrian 14-of...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Houston Texans the NFL’s worst “good” franchise?

The Houston Texans beat the Oakland Raiders on Saturday and it didn’t make a ripple. In the opening game of this season’s NFL Playoffs, the Oakland Raiders had lost starting quarterback Derek Carr near the end of the regular season, rendering a very promising season effectively dead. The Houston Texans, though experiencing their own quarterback issues, had the NFL’s best defense...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Patriot Vince Wilfork looks to lead Texans

HOUSTON (AP) -- After spending his first 11 seasons with the Patriots before joining the Texans last season, Vince Wilfork has influenced plenty of players on both teams, which meet Saturday in a divisional playoff game ."He was huge for me," New England defensive back Devin McCourty said. "He taught me a lot about being a pro, being a good football player -- and this is coming from...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans have never beat the Patriots in New England

To advance in the AFC playoffs, the Houston Texans will have to win in New England for the first time in the franchise’s short history. According to ESPN Stats and Information, the Texans have never beat the Patriots in New England—with an 0-4 overall record and a scoring margin of -101. Texans: 0-4 all-time at New England (including playoffs)The 4 losses have been by a...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bill O'Brien wants Belichick-type power

The narrative surrounding Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien continues to intrigue. Texans owner Bob McNair says Bill O’Brien isn’t going anywhere after this season, no matter what happens. O’Brien himself made comments after his team’s big win over the Oakland Raiders on Saturday that indicate he’s not interested in going anywhere else. Yet there persists an idea...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rams have interest in Mike Vrabel as head coach

The Los Angeles Rams have been linked to a variety of names ranging from Pete Carroll to milder options. Now Houston Texans linebackers coach Mike Vrabel has entered the fray. NFL Network’s Albert Breer reported the surprising news: Here's an interesting one -- the Rams have received permission to interview Texans LBs coach Mike Vrabel for their head coaching vacancy. ...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Osweiler to start Texans' next playoff game

The Houston Texans will not be messing with a winning formula. Right after Brock Osweiler helped deliver the team a wild card round win over the Oakland Raiders, Bill O’Brien announced that Osweiler will start in the divisional round. #Texans coach Bill O'Brien says post-game that QB Brock Osweiler will start next week in the divisional round — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders defender gives brutal critique of Brock Osweiler

Ahead of Saturday’s Wild Card game between the Oakland Raiders and Houston Texans, one Raiders defender gave a brutally honest assessment of Brock Osweiler. According to ESPN’s Britt McHenry, the anonymous player said Osweiler, “Stares at his targets, rarely makes all his reads, and when he does he holds the ball too long.” It’s not a glowing report, but it is darn accurate...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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