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Texans are signing former Rice specialist Chris Boswell to their practice squad

Today the Houston Texans made a move to their practice squad. The team signed Chris Boswell the former Rice kicker/punter. @McClain_on_NFL: The Texans are signing Chris Boswell to the practice squad. He’s the rookie K from Rice who punted in preseason so they could rest Lechler. Boswell did a good job in the preseason and […] The post Texans are signing former Rice specialist...
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Texans worked out veteran D-Lineman Ryan Pickett

Free agent DT Ryan Pickett worked out for the Texans on Tuesday according to Field Yates of ESPN. @FieldYates: One more notable recent tryout: NT Ryan Pickett tried out for the Texans. Veteran started 16 games for Green Bay in 2013. Pickett is just two weeks shy of his 35th birthday. The post Texans worked out veteran D-Lineman Ryan Pickett appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Why the Houston Texans should make a change at quarterback

Ryan Mallett could very well be the future of the Texans at quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick had his worst game as a Texan Sunday, and hopefully it will be his last game overall starting. In the first two games, Fitzpatrick was able to lean on a strong running game that kept the defense on their heels. The Oakland Raiders and Washington Redskins defenses are not good, but at times the...
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Grading Houston Texans units in loss to Giants

The Houston Texans dropped their first game of the season, at the Meadowlands against the New York Giants. in a sloppy performance, they lost 30-17. It’s time to hand out grades to all the units in the loss. You may also be interested in:Grading Houston Texans units in loss to GiantsHouston Texans Week 3 loss, another wild NFL Sunday summed up by best tweetsNational confidence...
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Arian Foster has a nagging hamstring injury

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster hamstring injury is the same issue that hampered his participation in training camp, according to the Houston Chronicle. Foster missed Week 3’s game with the ailment, and recently told members of the media he considers himself “day to day.” In Foster’s absence, RB Alfred Blue carried most of the […] The post Arian Foster has a nagging...
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5 things we learned from Texans loss to Giants

The Houston Texans are now 2-1 after dropping a 30-17 decision to the New York Giants. Sloppy play on both sides of the ball was ultimately what led to the Texans’ debacle. It’s now time to regroup and be prepared for the surprising Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Here are two things we learned from the loss. You may also be interested in:5 things we learned from Texans loss to GiantsHouston...
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Houston Texans suffer first loss at Meadowlands in sloppy fashion

Relax, Houston Texans fans. I understand you may be panicking about starting 2-0 only to fall to 2-1. No, this team will not lose 13 straight like last year. It was a bad performance against a below-average team, but all teams are due for a bad loss like that. MVP-Eli Manning This could have easily gone to Rashad Jennings (more on that later.) But Manning was under heavy pressure...
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Watch: J.J. Watt shoots into backfield and blows up run play

Pro tip: Make sure Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt is accounted for at all times. The Giants learned the hard way on one particular play early in the third quarter, in which Watt shot through the A-Gap and blew up a play before anyone even knew what happened. Watt dropped RB Rashad Jennings for a loss and the Giants were forced to punt. He’s a special player, you guys...
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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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Report: Arian Foster is a long-shot to play

It doesn’t sound like Texans running back Arian Foster will play against the Giants today. #Texans RB Arian Foster (hamstring) is viewed as a longshot to play today vs. #Giants, sources says. Could mean a lot of Alfred Blue & co — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 21, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'};...
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Houston Texans: Five keys to defeating the New York Giants

Arian Foster will look to continue his strong start to the season in New York Sunday The Houston Texans will travel to Met Life Stadium Sunday to face the New York Giants. The Texans are 2-0 for the 5th straight season after wins over the Washington Redskins and Oakland Raiders. Defense was key in both games, as well as a strong running game, lead by Arian Foster. The Giants are...
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Houston Texans RB Arian Foster Pretty Much Puts the Business of the NFL on Blast on Twitter

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster has been doing his talking on the field the last couple weeks. So far when he's 'talked' on Sunday he's talked pretty well, but when it comes to actaully talking to the media he still isn't too crazy about it. He did, however, 'talk' to the world about the current issues of the day plaguing the NFL--domestic violence...
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WATCH: J.J. Watt catches his first career touchdown

You can safely say (if you haven’t already) that J.J. Watt is earning his new six-year, $100 million contract. The Houston Texans defensive end has made a living out of disrupting offenses with his ability to get to the quarterback and swat down potential pass completions. But early in Houston’s Week 2 match-up with the Oakland Raiders, he turned the tables. On a goal-line...
Via The Sports Daily
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J.J. Watt (Yes, That J.J. Watt) Caught a Touchdown Pass Today

J.J. Watt is easily one of the top defenders in the NFL and also recently signed one of the larger contract extensions you will ever see. Apparently, the Texans are doing everything they can to make the most of that money, and on Sunday against the Raiders they actually lined J.J. Watt up as a wide receiver/tight end in a goal line set. Early in the first quarter, J.J. Watt broke...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Was Jadeveon Clowney's injury caused by Houston's field turf?

Jadeveon Clowney is expected to miss anywhere from four to six weeks after suffering a torn meniscus in the Houston Texans’ win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday. According to Texans safety DJ Swearinger, the turf at NRG Stadium could be to blame for the injury. “He told me on the field when it happened, […]
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15 days ago  |  Discuss
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