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The Houston Texans’ whole season could change if these Week 13 predictions hit

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
Via cover32 - Texans
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Jadeveon Clowney has ‘slim’ chance to play this week

            The Houston Texans selected prolific pass rusher and big hitter Jadeveon Clowney this past offseason with the first pick in the NFL Draft, and they have yet to get any type of production out of him this year. He has been held back by injuries and simply hasn’t even been able to stay on the outside of just four games so far this year. It...
Via Sports-Glory
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney Calls Chances of Playing this Week “Slim”

The Houston Texans have gotten little return on Jadeveon Clowney, the player they used the No. 1 overall pick on back in May. He’s missed a significant amount of time with numerous injuries throughout the preseason and the regular season, and he may be making his return to the field any time soon. Clowney played in last week’s loss to Cincinnati but hasn’t been able to practice...
Via Standing O Sports
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Texans OLB Clowney is injured again; Pain in his surgically repaired knee

Houston Texans first round pick Jadeveon Clowney continues to experience problems with his surgically repaired knee, causing him to play in pain. After playing a season-high 49 snaps or 60 percent of the plays in Sunday’s 22-13 loss to Cincinnati, Clowney has not been able to practice this week. When asked about the chances he […] The post Texans OLB Clowney is injured again...
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Jadeveon Clowney feeling ‘a lot of pain’ in knee

            Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney said his surgically repaired knee is causing him to play with a great deal of pain. “A lot of pain right now, just been bothering me off and on the whole season,” Clowney said, via “Something I’ve got to push through, but when the swelling comes up, it’s a little setback...
Via Sports-Glory
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Clowney could miss another game for Texans: '(I'm in) a lot of pain right now'

HOUSTON -- No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney had a setback with his surgically repaired right knee and said Thursday that his chances of playing for Houston at Tennessee on Sunday are slim. Clowney has played just four games this season after being injured in Week 1. The outside linebacker, who had arthroscopic surgery Sept. 8, was in for about 50 plays last Sunday in his most...
Via AP on Fox
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JJ Watt Has Your Definitive #BackyardTurkeyBowlRules

Playing football with friends and family on Thanksgiving is a time honored tradition almost as revered as the turkey itself. With that in mind, Houston Texans defensive star and all-around awesome dude JJ Watt has helpfully outlined the universally true rules and penalties for all Backyard Turkey Bowls on Twitter. So, follow these rules or Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Which Houston Texans, disappointing NFL QBs are on the Week 13 hot seat?

It doesn’t take long for the pressure to mount in the NFL. Thirteen weeks into the 2014 season, plenty of people find themselves under the microscope, trying to answer questions about their most-recent performance. Who is in that spot? Here are five on the hot seat this weekend: *** 5. Drew Brees Brees now has to be a road warrior At some point, someone is going to have to explain...
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Houston Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick’s very compelling newest quarterback ranking

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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2014 Week 13: Texans Fantasy Preview vs. Titans

Quarterback- Ryan Fitzpatrick: C-(Projected Stats: 18-28, 200 yards passing, 1TD, 1INT)Ryan Mallett is officially out for the season with a torn pectoral. That means we can rejoice that Fitzpatrick is back! (kidding) This week he gets a beatable Titans defense that ranks 28th in points allowed. I wouldn’t bet on Fitzpatrick doing much, and you can probably do better on the waiver...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick Shaves His Massive Beard After Regaining Starting Job

When Ryan Fitzpatrick was the starting quarterback the first time around for the Houston Texans there were two things fans talked about: (1) when are we going to start someone else? and (2) what the heck is up with that Grizzly Adams-on-steroids looking beard? That sucker was so massive it probably could have handled a small bird's nest.Well-- it appeared the first question was answered...
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J.J. Watt Sends Pizza To Houston Fire, Police Departments As Thank You

The season of giving officially is upon us. Texans defensive end J.J. Watt had pizzas delivered to the Houston police and fire departments Tuesday, spreading holiday cheer in appreciation of their work in the community. One firefighter who was the beneficiary of the lunch tweeted a photo of the letter Watt wrote to accompany the pizzas. Pizza delivered...
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JJ Watt sends pizza to Houston fire and police departments

Houston Texans superstar JJ Watt is the type of guy who buys lunch for the men and women who serve his community. On Tuesday, several members of the Houston Police Department and Houston Fire Department took to social media to thank Watt for sending them Papa John’s pizza. Watt bought pizza for both departments and...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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J.J. Watt thanks Houston police, fire departments in note, delivers pizza to station (pic)

If J.J. Watt wasn’t respected enough as it is courtesy of his supreme football skills and reputation as an all-around good guy, the Houston Texans defensive lineman goes and pulls a stunt like this … and makes him all the more worthy of our admiration. Watt had pizza delivered to a Houston fire station on...Read More The post J.J. Watt thanks Houston police, fire departments...
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Tom Savage not expected to play unless Texans eliminated from playoff contention

Getty Images The Texans are expected to return the keys to the offense to veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick while they are still in playoff contention. Fitzpatrick was not awful as the Texans starter this season but did little to advance the teams chances of winning. He was replaced by Ryan Mallett two games ago but a pectoral injury to Mallett has Fitzpatrick back for more starts. Rookie...
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Texans Injury Update: Ryan Mallett out for season

The Houston Texans thought they were going to have almost half of a season worth of games to evaluate the play of quarterback Ryan Mallett, who took over as the starter in week 11, but unfortunately his season is now over. #459495798 / It was reported that Mallett may have suffered a torn pectoral muscle during warmups on Sunday, and after an MRI yesterday, those...
Via NFL Injury Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tale of two Texans: Mallett out, Foster targets Week 13 return

Texans RB Arian Foster, who hasn't played since Week 9 due to a groin injury, hopes to return against the Texans in Week 13. On Monday, head coach Bill O'Brien said, "He feels better today, and hopefully, he'll be out there at practice." This information doesn't make Foster a lock to play, but his fantasy owners should stay hopeful and keep a close eye on his practice status as the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

This Week in Hurt: We hardly knew you, Ryan Mallett

Every injury is horrible, but some injuries also having the added bonus of brutally cruel timing. Welcome to your life, Ryan Mallett. Ryan Mallett learns that sometimes the universe can hate you Over his first three NFL seasons Ryan Mallett attempted four meaningful regular-season passes. That tends to happen when you’re Tom Brady’s backup, but there was an annual early-offseason...
Via This Given Sunday
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Ryan Mallett Out For Season With Torn Pectoral Muscle

After starting just two games, Ryan Mallet’s season is over. The Houston Texans quarterback will miss the rest of the season after suffering a torn right pectoral muscle during warmups before Sunday’s loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports. Mallett underwent an MRI on Monday that confirmed the tear. The injury will require surgery, two...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports confirm Ryan Mallett is out for the season

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle has been told that QB Ryan Mallett is out for the season with a torn pectoral muscle. McClain reported after Sunday’s game that Mallett could miss “several weeks” while others mentioned that he could be done for the year. Mallett, 26, came over from New England in a trade that sent a conditional seventh-round pick to the Patriots...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett could be done for the season with torn pectoral

Looks like Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett's dream at being a regular starting quarterback in the NFL is on hold after reports are out that he tore his pectoral muscle during Sunday's loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, per the NFL Network's Marc Sessler. Mallett already had what was called a 'strained chest' injury prior to the game, and seemed to have...
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Clowney working to make impact soon for Texans

Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney played in back-to-back games for the first time this season after appearing in Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals. So far, however, the rookie has yet to make the impact that was expected of him as the No. 1 overall pick. Clowney has been plagued with injuries this season, most recently undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bald eagle drops in on Texans' pregame 'Salute to Service' ceremonies

Ever wanted to see the world from the perspective of a majestic bald eagle? Here's your chance thanks to Challenger, a 25-year-old bald eagle who had a GoPro camera strapped to his back as he flew into NRG Stadium in Houston during the pregame ceremonies prior to the Texans-Bengals game Sunday afternoon. According to the Houston Texans, the bald eagle is cared for by the non-profit...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Injury Report: Arian Foster, Jadeveon Clowney, Brian Cushing

The 5-5 Houston Texans, who are just one game back of the AFC South leading Indianapolis Colts, head up to Cincinnati to take up on the 6-3-1, AFC North leading, Cincinnati Bengals at one o'clock on Sunday. The Texans were without star running back Arian Foster for their Week 11 contest and his status is still up in the air for clash with the Bengals. #458508596 / gettyimages...
Via NFL Injury Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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