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Houston Texans avoid the Week 8 hot seat, big time Super Bowl contender doesn’t

It doesn’t take long for the pressure to mount in the NFL. Just seven 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. Jay Cutler Cutler can’t lay another egg this week A week after getting called out by teammate...
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Report: Brian Cushing will miss some time with knee injury

Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing is expected to miss at least a week with a knee injury, per Pro Football Talk. Per league source, Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) will miss at least a week. It's been bothering him for the last two games. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) October 23, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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Houston Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick’s latest (and telling) 1-32 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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Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick is Not Who We Thought He Was Going to Be

When the Houston Texans signed journeyman quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick fans of the team everywhere let out a collective groan. With the exception of one really good season in Buffalo he--well, he wasn't that good. He was good enough to be a back-up maybe, but if he was your starting quarterback you better have a solid defense and a good running game.Opinions were pretty low of...
Via FatManWriting
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Mailbag: Are the Texans finished, team issues?

Alex, at 3-4 and losing three straight games (all to good teams,) should we consider the Houston Texans finished in terms of making the playoffs? Joe, Seattle Hi Joe, Obviously it’s far too early to write them off, but my early indication is they won’t make it. Not only is Ryan Fitzpatrick terrible, and the defense can’t stop anything unless J.J. Watt is involved, but the AFC...
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Jadeveon Clowney could play in Week 8

The Houston Texans have been struggling over the last few weeks, and could really use some help in the very near future. Jadeveon Clowney might very well bring the type of impact that they need, and could finally make his return in Week 8 against the Tennessee Titan. He would be a nice help for J.J. Watt, and has the potential to help take the Texans’ defense to the next level...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jadeveon Clowney Has ‘Decent Chance’ To Return This Week

The Houston Texans suffered yet another crushing loss on Monday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers, who extended their record 15 MNF home game winning streak with a 30-23 victory. Jadeveon Clowney was ruled a game-time decision for the game after practicing on Friday for the first time since undergoing knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus he suffered in the team’s Week 1...
Via Gridiron Grit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney could return for Week 8

The Houston Texans have been without rookie outside linebacker and first overall pick Jadeveon Clowney since Week 1 when he suffered a knee injury against Washington. According to HoustonTexans.com, there is a decent chance that the number one overall pick could play this Sunday against AFC South division rival, Tennessee Titans. Texans head coach Bill O’Brien said on Monday that...
Via Total Sports Live
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Johnson Misses Out On Last Second TD On MNF

Texans receiver Andre Johnson caught five balls for 77 yards.Fantasy Spin:Johnson is still the guy Ryan Fitzpatrick looks for first, but defenses key on him too and he's not quite as good as in past seasons.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans Rookie RB Alfred Blue Scores First Career Touchdown On MNF Against Steelers

After the Texans let Ben Tate walk they knew they would need someone else to compliment Arian Foster. Whether former LSU running back Alfred Blue is going to be that guy or not remains to be seen, but he did take a big step forward Monday night towards earning some more playing time. How so?By making a heck of a catch and run to score his first career touchdown!via RedditRead more »
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill O’Brien fuming following loss to Steelers

Everything was going right for the Houston Texans against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday night. They held a 13-0 more than midway through the second quarter in an attempt to go above .500 on the season. And then everything seemed to go wrong for first-year head coach Bill O’Brien’s team. Pittsburgh scored 24 points in the final four minutes of the second quarter to take a...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  2 Comments

Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick Has Very Few Weaknesses

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick will making his fourth-career start against the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night and while the Harvard product has yet to register a win against black and gold, he figures to be a tough opponent nonetheless. For starters, while Fitzpatrick has just as many interceptions as touchdown passes (6), heading into the […] Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick...
Via Steelers Depot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Injury Report: Jadeveon Clowney, Arian Foster, DeAndre Hopkins

The Houston Texans will hope to get number one overall pick Jadeveon Clowney back when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers on “Monday Night Football.” #454857740 / gettyimages.comClowney is the most significant name of Houston's final Week 7 injury report. The rookie is listed as questionable to play for the first time since suffering a torn meniscus in the first game...
Via NFL Injury Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

If it wasn’t for Antonio Brown, J.J. Watt might not be in the NFL as a DE

Tonight the Pittsburgh Steelers will face the Houston Texans on Monday Night Football, but if it was not for J.J. Watt wanting to play defense, he could be lined up as a tight end rather than a defensive end. Antonio Brown caught 98 passes for 980 yards and six touchdowns while Watt chipped in with […] The post If it wasn’t for Antonio Brown, J.J. Watt might not be in the NFL...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans vs Pittsburgh Steelers; Three keys to a Texans’ victory

Jadeveon Clowney will look to provide a spark to the Texans’ pass rush Monday against the Steelers The Houston Texans travel to Pittsburgh to face the Steelers in Week 7. The Texans are looking to end a two game losing streak, while the Steelers are coming off of an embarrassing loss to the Cleveland Browns. The game takes place on Monday night on ESPN at 8:30 pm eastern time,...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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