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The Film Room: A.J. Bouye Made The Leap

The 2016 Houston Texans’ season review continues. This stop breaks down A.J. Bouye’s leap to stardom—and pending free agency—in 2016. Despite losing the NFL’s best player in J.J. Watt for nearly the entire season, the Houston Texans’ defense in 2016 nearly matched their 2015 version. Without the NFL’s best player, Houston’s defensive DVOA dropped by just 1...
Via Battle Red Blog
1 hour ago

A.J. Bouye not mad Texans won’t tag him

A.J. Bouye ready to become a free agent. Albert Breer of TheMMQb.com recently spoke with cornerback A.J. Bouye who told him that he’s not mad that the Houston Texans likely won’t use the franchise tag on him this offseason. “I talked to my agent, and I’m not mad that they probably won’t franchise me, just because […] A.J. Bouye not mad Texans won’t tag him - Toro Times...
Via Toro Times
1 hour ago

Derek Newton “doing great” after double patellar tendon tear

There are plenty of players around the league rehabbing after season-ending injuries right now, but Texans right tackle Derek Newton may be facing the longest road back to the field. Newton tore the patellar tendons in both of his knees during a game against the Broncos last year and it can be tough to make…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 hours ago

Bill Barnwell: Five Moves For The Texans’ Offseason

Seems pretty spot-on to me. ESPN’s Bill Barnwell has laid out his five key offseason moves for each AFC South team, starting with your beloved Houston Texans. Barnwell recommends the Texans do the following: Pick up Jadeveon Clowney’s fifth-year option. Trade away the 25th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft in exchange for a certain quarterback. Trade away Johnathan Joseph. Re...
Via Battle Red Blog
3 hours ago

3 free agent offensive tackles Texans should consider signing

The Houston Texans must add an offensive tackle this offseason. If the Texans want to have a shot at getting to their first Super Bowl in franchise history, they must plug up one of their most gaping holes this offseason. Houston must look to free agency in order to make an upgrade at right tackle. […] 3 free agent offensive tackles Texans should consider signing - Toro Times ...
Via Toro Times
6 hours ago

Houston Texans News: February 23, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, February 23, 2017. Houston Texans News NFL study says Texans-Raiders Mexico City game generated $45 million | ProFootballTalkA study commissioned by the NFL on last year's game between the Houston Texans and Oakland Raiders played in Mexico City has determined the event generated...
Via Battle Red Blog
6 hours ago

NFL study says Texans-Raiders Mexico City game generated $45 million

A study commissioned by the NFL on last year’s game between the Houston Texans and Oakland Raiders played in Mexico City has determined the event generated $45 million. In a story by the Associated Press on the study – produced by Ernst and Young – the activity around the game generated $43 million in tourist spending,…
Via Pro Football Talk
12 hours ago

Could Jay Cutler potentially end up with the Houston Texans in 2017?

The 2017 NFL offseason could be one of the most active in recent years when it comes to quarterbacks. A lot of teams are moving towards younger players and starting to phase out the older veterans. That leaves some established quarterbacks with major questions about their future heading into the next season. One of those players that must find himself a new home is Jay Cutler. Cutler...
Via EndZoneScore
18 hours ago

LT Duane Brown happy to hone skills this offseason

LT Duane Brown shared his thoughts on the offseason, as well as the future of the Texans offensive line.
Via HoustonTexans.com
1 day ago

Texans must help Lamar Miller

After being lured away from Miami last offseason, Lamar Miller was brought in to Houston to help bolster the Texans’ running game post-Arian Foster. Despite a solid initial campaign, the Texans can still expect more from the 25 year-old Lamar Miller. With his combination of size and speed,  the five-year vet has become one of […] Texans must help Lamar Miller - Toro Times -...
Via Toro Times
1 day ago

Will Fuller, the Houston Texans, and a trade walk into the offseason

Former Notre Dame football star, Will Fuller, had a standout rookie season. But with a new quarterback, this speedy wide out would thrive in 2017. Fuller played in 14 regular season games during his rookie campaign. Of which, he put up 635 yards and two touchdowns. But it wasn’t nearly his full potential. With a […] Will Fuller, the Houston Texans, and a trade walk into the offseason...
Via Slap the Sign
3 days ago

Texans, Chiefs make most sense for Romo?

There are a handful of teams that Tony Romo would reportedly like to end up with if and when he is traded or released this offseason, but two of those teams seem to stand out above the rest.In his weekly column for The MMQB, Peter King lays out the reasons why the Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs are the most likely landing spots for Romo. King notes that Texans head coach Bill...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS Offseason Preview: Houston Texans

Between now and the start of the new league year in March, TGS is providing brief summaries looking ahead at the offseason from the perspective of each NFL team. In this edition, we look at the Houston Texans. 2016 record: 9-7 — 1st place, AFC East What’s new? The next time they play a football game, star defensive end J.J. Watt should be healthy. Projected salary cap space...
Via This Given Sunday
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agents the Houston Texans should avoid this offseason

With offseason signing plans and positional reviews in full swing, the decision of the franchise tag looming, and pressure from both fans and ownership, there’s a lot to wrap your head around as a general manager. Rick Smith is already in hot water, not for signing Brock Osweiler but for paying him like a proven veteran quarterback, and he is none of those things. A good strong...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans are gambling favorites to land Tony Romo

The Houston Texans are locked into a nightmare of a contract for at least one more season with Brock Osweiler, but oddsmakers in Las Vegas don’t think that will stop them from pursuing another starting quarterback this offseason.As of Thursday evening, the Texans were the considered the most likely team to land Tony Romo in terms of gambling odds. The Denver Broncos were not far...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Some NFL execs still believe in Tony Romo

Is Tony Romo still worth pursuing? According to a few NFL executives, yes.NFL.com asked five NFL front office guys were asked which available quarterback they’d pursue if their team needed a quarterback. The answers were fairly split, but the Dallas Cowboys quarterback was the only man to draw multiple responses.“If you are close to winning, Romo is by far the best option,...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Clowney's dad pleads guilty in 2015 shootout

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) The father of Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney pleaded guilty in a shootout outside an adult club two years ago. David Morgan, Clowney's father, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault and possession of deadly weapon by a felon, according to York County Judicial records. He was originally charged with attempted murder after allegedly firing shots...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans to hold training camp in West Virginia

HOUSTON (AP) The Texans will hold their 2017 training camp at The Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. It will be the first time the Texans will hold training camp offsite after spending the last 15 seasons at the Houston Methodist Training Center. The resort has a Sports Performance Center that includes two grass fields, one artificial surface field and...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Top priority free agents to resign for the Houston Texans

The Houston Texans made big splashes in free agency last year. They signed Lamar Miller, Brock Osweiler and the diamond in the rough A.J. Bouye exploded onto the scene in the last year of his contract. They also kept two consistencies on the special teams, Shane Lechler, and Nick Novak. All in all, it was an above average offseason that led to a solid season for this young team...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texans will give Savage 'every opportunity' to beat out Osweiler

The Houston Texans are likely stuck with Brock Osweiler for at least one more season because of his contract, but that does not mean they envision him being their starting quarterback next year.According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Texans coach Bill O’Brien plans to give former Pittsburgh quarterback Tom Savage “every opportunity” to win the starting job over Osweiler...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans owner demands more from Brock Osweiler: ‘He needs to step up’

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair is under no illusion about Brock Osweiler and the team’s quarterback position. He knows the entire group needs to get much, much better in 2017. “We need better performance out of that position,” McNair said, according to Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle. “The challenge is trying to figure out what we can do with what we’ve got....
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans owner rips Brock Osweiler, says team will look for young QB

The Houston Texans are coming off yet another division-winning performance. Led by an elite-level defense and one of the best receivers in the NFL, Houston won nine games and defeated the Oakland Raiders in the AFC Wild Card round.Unfortunately for the Texans, their quarterback situation remained an absolute mess. After signing Brock Osweiler to a $72 million contract in the offseason...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Bradshaw on Brock Osweiler: ‘He’s bad’ and ‘I don’t like him’

After a dismal 2017 season, the Brock Osweiler fan club is not a big group. One man who’s not a member is Terry Bradshaw, who ripped the Houston Texans quarterback.“He’s bad; I don’t like him,” Bradshaw said, per Jerome Solomon of The Houston Chronicle. The attention then turned to what the Texans should do. Bradshaw didn’t have much of a clue.  “I don’t have a clue...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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