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Houston Texans Are Making Out Like Bandits

The salary structure in the NFL is imperfect because a player’s salary doesn’t always match his production. Often times a player’s only recourse to achieve fair value is to to hold out. We nearly saw that with Kansas City Chiefs star running back Jamaal Charles, who was severely underpaid before getting his well-deserved long-term contract in late July. Charles’ rich new...
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Tuesday web roundup: Houston Texans

Houston Texans cut 9 players ► Keenum, Savage to get "significant time" vs. 49ers ► Case Keenum and Tom Savage will be the primary quarterbacks in the Texans’ final preseason game against San Francisco this week. Tom Savage has 'closed the gap' ► Texans’ Jadeveon Clowney day-to-day; expected to play vs. Redskins ► Rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney...
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Houston Texans move up in Power Rankings, crack the top-25 in NFL

We know what we’re going to know. With training camps complete, three preseason games – including the “dress rehearsal” – in the books and veterans on the shelf until the regular season opener, the data needed to evaluate every NFL team prior to the start of the 2014 campaign is in the books. Some look ready to go, while others have work to do. A few franchises have emerged...
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Before drafting you need to see Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson ‘s fantasy ranking

With the preseason games that most teams use as a dress rehearsal now in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board...
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Roster trimming begins: Who missed the cut for the Houston Texans?

If you listened to last night’s Sunday Night Football broadcast on NBC you probably heard Chris Collinsworth say on a number of occasions that this is the hardest time of the year for NFL coaches. He wasn’t referring to injuries or the preseason schedule; he was talking about roster cuts. By 4:00 eastern time tomorrow each NFL team must cut their rosters from 90 players down...
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Houston Texans have the number 1 waiver claim

This week could be monsterous for the Texans. Worth noting, whether talking about Ryan Mallett or anyone: Texans have No. 1 waiver claiming priority. Could be a huge weekend for them. If the Patriots do in fact cut Mallett, the Texans would have first dibs on the gun slinger, or anyone that they feel is […] The post Houston Texans have the number 1 waiver claim appeared first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Place OL David Quessenberry On Season-Ending IR

  John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported earlier this morning that the Texans have placed OL David Quessenberry on season-ending injured reserve. The Texans also announced their roster cuts which include: RB William Powell, WR Joe Adams, WR Alec Lemon, NT David Hunter, NT Austin Brown, OLB Terrance Lloyd, OLB Lawrence Sidbury, CB Junior Mertile, G Sam Longo. Quessenberry...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans begin making roster cuts; 9 players released

Today the Houston Texans began making roster cuts. The team released nine players. William Powell is the biggest name who was recently signed. Texans waived/released RB William Powell, WR Joe Adams, WR Alec Lemon, NT David Hunter, NT Austin Brown, OLB Terrance Lloyd, OLB Lawrence Sidbury, CB Junior Mertile and G Sam Longo. The post Texans begin making roster cuts; 9 players released...
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The Texans release nine players

The Houston Texans released nine players on Monday and placed offensive tackle David Quessenberry, who is lymphoma, on injured reserve. The Texans waived guard Sam Longo, receivers Joe Adams and Alec Lemon, running back William Powell, nose tackles David Hunter and Austin Brown, outside linebackers Terrance Lloyd and Lawrence Sidbury ahd cornerback Junior Mertile. The Texans have...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Savage could begin season No. 2 at QB for Texans

Getty Images The Houston Texans have uncertainty at the quarterback position. With Ryan Fitzpatrick showing little thus far the Texans could be forced to make a switch relatively quick this season. While Case Keenum appeared set to begin the season at No. 2 on the depth chart Texans head coach Bill O’Brien suggested on Sunday that rookie Tom Savage could move ahead of him prior...
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Peyton Manning Gets in D.J. Swearinger’s Face, Draws Taunting Penalty

No, that is not an Onion headline. Peyton Manning rolled up on Texans safety D.J. Swearinger and gave the former Gamecock a piece of his MVP mind during the Broncos-Texans preseason tilt in Denver on Saturday night. Swearinger had been provoking Manning and the Broncos all evening therefore the QB decided it was time to dish it back, immediately bolting for him (via Bro Bible): ...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney not practicing

Texans star linebacker Jadeveon Clowney doesn’t seem to be practicing on Thursday after leaving Wednesday’s practice early. Does not appear that Jadeveon Clowney is participating in practice for #texans here in Denver today. — Lindsay Jones (@bylindsayhjones) August 21, 2014 The good news is that reports indicate that Clowney isn’t seriously injured. var ACE_AR =...
Via Pro Football Zone
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jadeveon Clowney isn’t seriously injured

According to ESPN’s Ed Werder,  Texans rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney isn’t seriously injured after leaving Wednesday’s practice early. Two sources say #Texans rookie @clownejd not seriously injured in helmet-to-helmet collision. He's scheduled to be re-evaluated this AM — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) August 21, 2014 After practice Texans head coach Bill O’Brien...
Via Pro Football Zone
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Johnson not a fan of increased preseason penalties

Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson has been quiet since arriving to training camp. If you recall, Johnson was looking to be traded this offseason but once he saw that the Texans wasn’t going to do that, he let it go. Johnson hasn’t played in any of the Texans’ preseason games, but something has caught his attention while from the sideline. Johnson says he is not a fan of the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
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WATCH: Clowney makes huge hit, gets sack in same series

The Houston Texans got off to another shaky start on Saturday night in their second battle of the preseason against the Atlanta Falcons, but Jadeveon Clowney once again found a way to wreck havoc. As you can see in the video below on the Falcons’ second offensive series of the game, Clowney burst past Falcons guard Justin Blalock and laid a smashing highlight-worthy hit on running...
Via Gridiron Grit
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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