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4 reasons J.J. Watt is the NFL MVP and they aren’t what you expect

I know that the NFL MVP is the player who helped their team the most through the year, which I contest that J.J. Watt did that, but there are so many more reasons why Watt is the NFL MVP this year. The NFL has had a rough year with big time issues like Ray Rice punching his fiancé in the face, knocking her out cold. Adrian Peterson has a pending case of child abuse, Ray McDonald...
Via cover32 - Texans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: J.J. Watt Tackles Elmo in Hilarious Late-Night Skit

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is one of those players you’d like to have a beer (or 10) with. Known as a genuinely good guy, Watt’s personality comes across in droves when he’s on the air. This didn’t change in a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday. Just watch… Yes. That’s the MVP candidate knocking down everyone from Elmo to innocent bystanders...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos options at Defensive Coordinator; Must choose wisely

The Denver Broncos defense finished the regular season ranking third in the league and now look to add a new defensive coordinator after Jack Del Rio departed. Del Rio will take over the head coaching duties in Oakland. That being said, the organization must be careful in picking their next coordinator. The organization must select an individual who can not only make this defense...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: JJ Watt Tackles Bystanders for Jimmy Kimmel

Aside from posing with the hottest Pro Bowl cheerleaders around, hanging with Katy Perry on the cover of ESPN magazine, and just generally being better than you, Houston Texans’ defensive lineman JJ Watt is showing off his skills to late night TV watchers. The NFL star appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night and proved once again that he’s worthy of your attention when he hustled...
Via COED
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans interested in trading for Nick Foles

According to NJ.com, the Houston Texans have shown interest in trading for Eagles quarterback Nick Foles. Reports are indicating Philadelphia is uncertain of what to do with the third-year signal caller. The Eagles, who have the 20th pick in the NFL Draft, are looking at making a run for Oregon's  Marcus Mariota in the 2015 NFL Draft.
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: J.J. Watt With an Interception and Fumble Recovery During the Pro Bowl

If there is one player that fans can count on bringing it for the Pro Bowl it is Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt. The Wisconsin product does not know how to go at any other speed than full steam ahead. During practice for the Pro Bowl he was seen catching some passes and even kicking field goals, but so far his contribution has been all on the defensive side--and what...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top five off-season team needs for Texans

Quarterback There is almost nothing the Texans can do at quarterback, the draft has two guys that might be franchise quarterbacks and they will be gone long before the Texans get on the board. They could try to trade up but the Texans aren’t that kind of team that will throw around draft picks to move up, and these two guys aren’t sure things. They could try to trade for a team...
Via cover32 - Texans
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Could J.J. Watt Line up on Offense in Sunday’s Pro Bowl?

We may just see Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt lined up on offense in Sunday’s Pro Bowl. Want some proof? This is Watt catching a pass from Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Kyle Williams. Nice pass for a large guy. We all saw a sampling of Watt’s catching abilities, as evidenced by his three receiving touchdowns during the 2014 season. Watt, who’s trying to work on...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

4 Players Who Shouldn't Return to the Houston Texans in 2015

The Houston Texans finished 2014 with a winning record (9-7), a year after finishing 2-14 due to a colossal Matt Schaub meltdown. They were a Baltimore Ravens loss away from a playoff berth in Week 17. J.J. Watt had a season for the ages (some will even say MVP worthy). New Head Coach Bill O’Brien did an excellent job bringing this Houston organization together, even with a numerous...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Houston Texans Should Handle Andre Johnson

It's time to face the fact: The greatest Texan may not be a Texan any longer.The tension between Andre Johnson and the Houston Texans has drastically fluctuated over the last few years. There have been several times where Johnson wanted out of Houston but still played at full strength for the team. Rumors that Johnson would take a pay cut to stay with the Texans in December were...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans promote Brian Gaine, Jon Carr

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans have promoted Brian Gaine to director of player personnel and Jon Carr to director of college scouting, the team said Friday. Gaine joined the Texans in February 2014 as the director of pro personnel after a five-year tenure with the Miami Dolphins' player personnel department, last serving as assistant general manager from 2012-13. Gaine, who will...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans GM Smith: Clowney 'diligent' in rehab from knee surgery

Six weeks have passed since Jadeveon Clowney's rookie season ended early due to microfracture knee surgery, and at this time the Houston Texans linebacker's timetable to return in time for the 2015 season is still in question. According to Texans general manager Rick Smith, Clowney is still in the early stages of his rehab and is unable to put any weight on his surgically repaired...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Top 3 Free Agent Positions To Target in 2015

 The Houston Texans are a team on the rise. After posting the worst record in the league in 2013 they rebounded with a 9-7 record this past season. Many expected the Texans to address the QB position in last year's draft but they elected to draft linemen on both sides of the ball with their top draft picks. Their top pick Jadeveon Clowney was hampered all season with injury and...
Via Football Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Would you participate in the 2015 Pro Bowl if you were selected?

We're up to our 13th pick at quarterback for the 2015 Pro Bowl. Would you participate in the Pro Bowl if you were selected for it? The post QOTD: Would You Participate In The 2015 Pro Bowl If You Were Selected? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick Hooks His Offensive Line Up With Custom Coolers

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is not a spring chicken. He's been playing for a number of years now and usually not for very good teams--so he got hit a lot. After playing in Houston behind a pretty decent offensive line he must have felt pretty grateful. So like many quarterbacks, running backs, and wide receivers are prone to doing he decided to hook his boys up with...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Three New Year's Resolutions For 2015

Texans guard Duane Brown is back in his familiar surroundings again as he was named to the Pro Bowl for a third consecutive season. Brown, as explained in a story on houstontexans.com, made his Pro Bowl debut following the 2012 season, and joins teammates DE J.J. Watt, who will also serve as a Pro Bowl captain, and RB Arian Foster (not participating) as representatives from the Texans...
Via Football Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans - Unrestricted free agents

NFL unrestricted free agents An unrestricted free agent (a player who has completed four or more accrued seasons) may sign with any team without any compensation owed to his old team through the first scheduled day of training camp in late July.  At that point, if his old team makes a tender offer by June 1st (110% of last year's salary), his rights will revert back...
Via 60 Max Power O
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Wade Phillips to be Redskins defensive coordinator?

Wade Phillips took a year off from football last year after spending three seasons as the defensive coordinator and a short time as the interim head coach with the Houston Texans. Rumor has it he could be making a comeback. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, there is a “strong sense” within the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans vs Jacksonville Jaguars; three keys to a Texans’ victory

Case Keenum hopes to lead the Texans to victory Sunday versus Jacksonville. On Sunday, the Houston Texans play arguably their most important game of the season. Though a win does not get them into the playoffs, a loss ends any chance of getting the help they need from the Chiefs and Browns respectively. The Texans just three weeks ago beat Jacksonville in Florida by a wide margin...
Via isportsweb.com
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Andre Johnson willing to take pay cut with Texans?

One of the easiest ways Andre Johnson could force his way out of Houston would be to refuse to restructure his contract this offseason. Johnson will turn 34 before the start of the 2015 season, and he is set to count roughly $16 million against the Texans’ salary cap. Is he willing to lower that...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Arian Foster throws TD pass, drops scoreboard taunt

We already knew that Arian Foster was a premier rusher and pass-catcher, but who knew that he also could throw the ball? With new quarterback Case Keenum leading the offense, Bill O’Brien decided to reach into his bag of tricks and run the old halfback pass play in the red zone. The result was a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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