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Pass rush power rankings: Is J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans the NFL’s sackmaster?

My how the time flies. 12 Weeks are in the books for the 2014 NFL season, which means now is a great time to update our pass rush power rankings. Let’s go through the list and find out who the top 12 sackmasters are around the league, starting with the guy who was last year’s runner-up for the most sacks in the NFL… 12. Robert Quinn: St. Louis Rams If you don’t know, ask...
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Houston Texans QB Ryan Mallett deemed one of Week 12′s biggest goats

Twelve weeks into the 2014 NFL season, the league is starting to take shape. It’s easier and easier to see what teams are contenders and which ones are just not ready for primetime. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell...
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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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Houston Texans move up Power Rankings despite tough Week 12 loss

It’s Thanksgiving week, which means the NFL season is approaching the final stretch. With just over a quarter of the season remaining, every game takes on added significance, with postseason implications seemingly involved with every matchup. In part, that’s because so many teams are still technically “in the hunt.” But reality suggests that not every franchise that is still...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Report: Texans to Sign QB Thaddeus Lewis

The Texans took a blow at the QB position with Ryan Mallett out for the season with a torn pectoral muscle. In order to fill the gap, they are reportedly signing former Bills QB Thaddeus Lewis. Something tells me that the Texans may be looking for a QB in the 2015 draft. With Ryan Mallett out for the season, Texans are signing former Bills QB Thaddeus Lewis, per league source. —...
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Ryan Mallett out for the season with torn pectoral

            Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett will miss the rest of the season because of a torn right pectoral muscle, according to the Houston Chronicle. Mallett injured the muscle in his first career start Nov. 6 against the Cleveland Browns, but he played through the injury during Sunday’s game. Mallett replaced former starter Ryan Fitzpatrick...
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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...
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Did Houston Texans DL J.J. Watt Get Away With a Little Something Extra Against Cincinnati?

Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt is not known for being a dirty guy. He has an engine that does not stop, and that has caused him to get a penalty or two, but those are the kinds Texans fans are not going to be too mad about. Besides, it's not like they happen all the time.Against the Cincinnati Bengals there was one play he was not flagged on, but Bengals players and fans...
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NFL Cheerleaders of Week 12 — Texans Retake #1 With Military Costumes

  The Texans cheerleaders are back on top of our NFL Cheerleader Power Rankings after taking off a couple weeks because the Getty photographers took off a couple weeks. You have to give the Texans ladies credit for going with a Tribute to the Armed Forces theme even though Veterans Day was two weeks ago. The ladies have turned this into an armed forces month. I also need to note...
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Houston Texans: Jadeveon Clowney Still Hampered by Knee Injury

The Houston Texans used the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft on Jadeveon Clowney, but his production on the field this year doesn’t resemble his draft status. Clowney has been hampered by injuries, especially a knee injury he suffered in Week 1, and has only played in four games this season. On Sunday against Cincinnati, he recorded three tackles, one of which was for a...
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Texans #1 pick is still blaming his performance on injuries

The No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft has undergone knee surgery and has missed time due to illness already in his rookie season. So after the team’s loss Sunday’s to the Bengals, Jadeveon Clowney admitted that he’s still not close to the player he can be. “Somewhat,” Clowney told the Houston Chronicle […] The post Texans #1 pick is still blaming his performance...
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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...
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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...
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Watch: Johnathan Joseph Returns INT For TD vs. Former Team

Houston Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph came up with a huge play when his team needed it most in Sunday’s marquee matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals. Trailing his former team 19-3 midway through the third quarter, Joseph partially jumps the route on a crucial 3rd-and-7 and picks off Andy Dalton‘s pass before taking it all the way to the house for a 60-yard pick-six...
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Andy Dalton Allows the Houston Texans To Stick Around With Timely Pick Six

The Houston Texans have not looked particularly good against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. The defense has mostly held but the offense has struggled and the team even gave up a safety. Luckily for the Texans, Jonathan Joseph came to play against his former team. The Texans’ defender picked Andy Dalton in the third quarter Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Jeremy Hill Rides Out With Touchdown Dance Against Texans

Jeremy Hill rode out with his touchdown dance after scoring against the Houston Texans.
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J.J. Watt Plays Catch with Soldiers Prior to Texans Game

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is one of those guys you root for around the National Football League. Blessed with tremendous talent, he refuses to take it for granted. Continually working his tail off to get better, Watt has turned into one of the best players in the league. Off the field, Watt is an even stronger figure. And this photo courtesy of CBS Sports just magnifies...
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Texans WR Andre Johnson is set to break some more records

The Houston Texans need to get Andre Johnson the ball. Last week he was targeted a team high 10 times, and he tied Randy Moss for 10th All-Time in NFL history. Andre Johnson needs one more catch to pass Randy Moss for 10th place on the NFL’s all-time career receptions list (both tied at 982). […] The post Texans WR Andre Johnson is set to break some more records appeared first...
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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...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans vs Cincinnati Bengals; three keys to a Texans’ victory

JJ Watt and the Texans look to win back to back games and move to 6-5 as they host the Cincinnati Bengals. The Houston Texans host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday in Houston in an important game for both teams. Houston(5-5) seems to be a team riding some newly found energy created by the insertion of Ryan Mallett into the starting lineup. The real story last week, against Cleveland...
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