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Texans RB Grimes escapes by playing piano, writing songs

HOUSTON (AP) -- Jonathan Grimes got an NFL pink slip four times before finally hanging on with the Houston Texans and spending all of last season with the team. With his football future in doubt so many times, the running back leaned heavily on his other love: music. "I wouldn't want to live without it at all," he said. "If you took away music it would be like: `Man what are we going...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Arian Foster expected to return by Week 4, possibly earlier

    When Arian Foster suffered a groin injury during practice earlier this month, it appeared that he may wind up missing a significant portion of the 2015 regular season. Fortunately, the Houston Texans star appears to be progressing more quickly than expected with his rehab. Jayson Braddock of ESPN 97.5 in Houston reports that Foster has already resumed working out in Houston...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alfred Blue focused on seizing the moment with Houston Texans

With Arian Foster set to miss extensive time with a groin injury, the former LSU back will start in the Texans backfield to begin the season
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
3 hours ago

Texans' won't explain QB Ryan Mallett's absence after being named backup to Hoyer

According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien would not go into detail on the absence of quarterback Ryan Mallett. Two days after he found out fellow signal caller Brian Hoyer would be the starter going into the start of the season, Mallett was not at Texans practice today. "That’s between Ryan and I,” O’Brien said. “That...
Via 60 Max Power O
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texans LB Benardrick McKinney has sprained MCL, will miss Saturday game

Houston Texans linebacker Benardrick McKinney isn't expected to miss too much time, but he'll definitely be sidelined for Sunday's preseason game 3, per the Houston Chronicle. McKinney sprained his MCL during their matchup with Denver and hasn't practice all week. "I think he's doing okay," head coach Bill O'Brien said. "I think he's really working hard to get back. I don't...
Via 60 Max Power O
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney finds out during press conference he is on track to play week 1 (Video)

When the Texans selected Jadeveon Clowney with the No. 1 overall pick in last year’s NFL Draft, they did so with visions of he and J.J. Watt forming a lethal pass rush duo. Unfortunately, a knee injury cut Clowney’s season short, limiting him to just four games. After microfracture surgery in December, and progressing through rehab since, it appears Clowney and Watt will both...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three things J.J. Watt does not live without

Consequent to being the featured star on this season’s HBO reality series “Hard Knocks,” Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is as popular as ever this summer. ESPN’s Tania Ganguli has taken note of three things that Watt loves. Naps Don’t mess with Watt when it’s time for a nap. He is a huge fan of occasionally sleeping on the job. “If you guys can get a bed in...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

JJ Watt was awesome on Hard Knocks, dominated practice

    The moment it was announced that the Houston Texans would be featured on the latest season of HBO’s “Hard Knocks,” we all knew who the star of the show would be. And that man has not disappointed. A behind-the-scenes look at J.J. Watt is exactly what we all anticipated it would be — pure fiery competitiveness and an unstoppable force on the practice field. Tuesday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett angry about losing starting Texans QB job

The Houston Texans, after their second preseason game, have decided on who will be the starting quarterback for the team. And the winner? Brian Hoyer, who signed with the team in the offseason and beat out Ryan Mallett for the job. And if you think for a second that Mallett isn’t emotional about the decision … well, you’re dead wrong: “Disappointed? Yeah,” Mallett...
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran C Chris Myers Announces Retirement From NFL

Former Broncos and Texans C Chris Myers announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday. “When you know, you know” said Myers, via CBS Houston. Myers was, arguably, the best available center and probably could have been in training camp with an NFL team, but he took a job working in radio, which implied that ... The post Veteran C Chris Myers Announces...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Hoyer named starting QB for Houston Texans

Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien has apparently seen enough from both Brian Hoyer and Ryan Mallett after two preseason games to make a decision on the team’s starting quarterback for the 2015 NFL season. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Hoyer is the man in charge of Houston’s offense this year. Hoyer has been so-so this preseason, completing 9 of 15 passes...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans QB situation quickly turning into a nightmare

After Saturday’s preseason game against the Denver Broncos, the Houston Texans quarterback situation looks like a nightmare. If forced to name a starting quarterback between Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer after how terribly each one performed, head coach Bill O’Brien would likely answer “none of the above.” While Mallett, who started for the Texans, completed five of seven...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans LB Kourtnei Brown With The 69-Yard Interception Return For A Touchdown

Houston better pay whatever defensive players that make the roster well. Too often last season it was the defense scoring points that made the difference in the game because the offense couldn't move the ball. Saturday night against the Denver Broncos that was the case yet again. The only touchdown of the game for Houston came courtesy of Kourtnei Brown's 69-yard interception return...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

JJ Watt can’t believe people don’t protect their man parts

J.J Watt is easily one of the biggest beasts in moderrn day football. He obliterates the competition on the gridiron, then parties with Arnold Schwarzenegger off the field. But when it comes to his play time apparel, he apparently isn’t taking any chance. This became evident in a recent episode of the HBO special “Hard Knocks” which captures a conversation between Watt and...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Center Ben Jones Is One Disgusting Guy

Guys will be guys, and guys have been know to do disgusting things. Why do we do it? Who knows, but we have all seen the guy that does the thing that makes everyone gross out. For the Houston Texans it appears that guy is offensive lineman Ben Jones. How do we know this?The dude has admitted to drinking his own urine during OTAs.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Review: Hard Knocks Houston Texans episode two

“Rick Ross woooooo.” “All over that like stink on ****.” Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien is on his way to being one of the more unexpected Hard Knocks legends. Guys like Rex Ryan, Bryan Cox and Chad Johnson you could see it coming — with O’Brien I didn’t expect this level of entertainment. He’s engaging, provocative and most importantly is giving Ryan a run...
Via This Given Sunday
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans position preview: Offensive Line

The Houston Texans have had a good to decent offensive line the past couple of seasons. They have a pro bowler in Duane Brown, and a rising talent in Ben Jones. They have done their job to the best of their abilities and have had success in the past. They give the quarterback enough time find his targets, and give their running backs space to run. Duane Brown Left Tackle Projected...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt Destroys Property, Scares Students In Hilarious New Commercial

In case you have been living under a rock, Houston Texans star J.J. Watt is a large and very powerful man. He’s on pace to go down as one of the best players in the history of the sport, and he has no problem knocking down anything in his path … including vending machines. Watt is the latest athlete to appear in commercials for Gatorade teaching people you have to work for your...
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill O'Brien's mom taken aback by son's 'Hard Knocks' cursing

Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien recently stated he was wary of having his parents — especially his mother, Anne — watch his performance in HBO’s “Hard Knocks,” mostly due to the fact they might witness some unsavory things coming out of his mouth as he coaches up his players. “She’s not going to be very happy with me,” O’Brien said. Despite his warning...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Cushing Dominates Alfred Blue, Wins ‘Hard Knocks’ Episode 2 (Videos)

If you missed Episode 2 of HBO’s latest season of “Hard Knocks” on Tuesday night, we have a very important message to pass along: Please don’t mess with Brian Cushing. The Houston Texans linebacker often gets lost in a defense dominated by large personalities like J.J. Watt and Vince Wilfork. Yet Cushing, a former NFL Rookie of the Year and Pro Bowler, is no slouch, especially...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans 2015 NFL Rookie To Watch

The Houston Texans 2015 NFL rookie to watch is their second round choice LB Benardrick McKinney.  The Texans had a real solid draft and first round CB Kevin Johnson and thrid round WR Jaelen Strong both have chances to be great players, but corner and receiver often take at least a couple years  to adjust to the NFL. That won’t be the case for McKinney.  He should be thrust...
Via DraftSeason
9 days ago  |  Discuss

O'Brien's 'Hard Knocks' swearing got him in trouble with mom

It didn’t take long for Bill O’Brien’s pottymouth to be exposed on the season premiere of “Hard Knocks.” “When you (expletive) guys show up to practice tomorrow,” he said to his coaching staff in the first scene of the first episode, “they better be ready to (expletive) go.” Well, it’s not like O’Brien didn’t warn us. The Houston Texans head coach said ahead...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Arian Foster may miss less than three months with groin injury

The Houston Texans were given the awful news that star running back Arian Foster would have to undergo surgery on a groin injury. Foster has suffered through many injuries in his career, but he was expected to shoulder a huge load for the Texans’ offense in 2015. That won’t happen off the bat obviously, but the good news is that new reports have stated that he could end up...
Via This Given Sunday
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Losing Arian Foster dampens hopes for Houston Texans

After going 2-14 in 2013 the Houston Texans took a step in the right direction improving to 9-7 last season. Entering head coach Bill O’Brien’s second-year with the franchise they were hoping to take the next step to the playoffs this season. Houston had a point differential of 65 points, which their nine victories fell right in line with based on an projected expected wins...
Via This Given Sunday
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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