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Hoyer and Mallett compete to start at QB for Texans

HOUSTON (AP) Coach Bill O'Brien has a big decision to make as he enters his second year with the Houston Texans. He'll have to choose Brian Hoyer or Ryan Mallett as his starting quarterback. The Texans improved seven games last season to finish 9-7, but missed the postseason again in large part after using four players at quarterback because of injuries and inconsistent play. Mallett...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating 10 Texans First Rounders

The 2002 NFL Draft was an iconic one. With the first overall pick in the draft, the Houston Texans selected QB David Carr out of Fresno State. It was the first time in history that 32 teams would draft players who would hopefully become stars.Though the Carr pick didn't quite work out for the Texans, there were several other picks that worked extremely well for the team in Houston...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaelen Strong or Keith Mumphery: Who Will Have Better Rookie Season?

The loss of Andre Johnson came as a punch in the gut to all Houston Texans fans. How can you fill the hole after the franchise leader in receptions, yards and touchdowns leaves? We went through all the five stages of grief; Denial and isolation (no way), anger (how could you?!), bargaining (what if..?), depression (damn...) - and finally, acceptance (what now?).Stage 5 came around...
Via Pro Football Spot
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt calls training camp 'the greatest'

J.J. Watt really loves football. Actually, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year loves football so much that he eagerly awaits training camp. Even at a young age, players don’t always look forward to the summer session. However, the Houston Texans defensive end shared a different perspective, as noted by Drew Dougherty of the team’s official website: “Training camp’s...
Via Sportsnaut
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texans Place OLB Jadeveon Clowney & DE Akeem Dent On PUP List

The Houston Texans placed OLB Jadeveon Clowney and DE Akeem Dent on the active/PUP list on Monday, according to the NFL transactions release. Last we heard regarding Clowney’s recovery from microfracture surgery, Texans team physician Dr. Walt Lowe mentioned that former No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney “looks spectacular” seven months removed from the procedure. ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bob McNair: Texans don't need 'super quarterback'

The Houston Texans begin training camp later this week unsure of whether Ryan Mallett or Brian Hoyer will win the starting quarterback job.  Regardless of who emerges as the starter, Houston owner Bob McNair is aware neither of the candidates is likely to be mentioned among the league's upper-echelon of QBs anytime soon. And according to McNair, that's ok. Franchise quarterbacks...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kids Teach J.J. Watt How to Nae Nae

When it comes to dance moves, J.J. Watt isn't afraid to ask for help. As the Texans star visited a YMCA, he asked a group of kids to teach...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Capsule

HOUSTON TEXANS (9-7) OPEN CAMP: July 31, Houston. LAST YEAR: In first season under coach Bill O'Brien, improved seven games from terrible 2-14 campaign in 2013 behind spectacular year by DE J.J. Watt, NFL's Defensive Player of Year for second time in his four pro seasons. But last year's No. 1 overall pick, OLB Jadeveon Clowney, played just four games because of injuries. That coupled...
Via AP on Fox
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Jay Prosch: Houston's Newest Vontae Leach

Even in today’s increasingly pass-happy league, battles are most often won in the trenches. Keeping a clean pocket has become more crucial than ever, and deadly run attacks have become about much more than grinding out a game – they’ve become spectacles of excitement all on their own.Offensive lineman, as a result of this, have been appropriated their deserved credit, as evidenced...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Support from Houston Texans Teammates Critical for DeAndre Hopkins’ Continued Success

DeAndre Hopkins #10 of the Houston Texans runs after the catch while Blidi Wreh-Wilson #25 of the Tennessee Titans chases in the fourth quarter in a NFL game on November 30, 2014 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) Expectations have never been higher for Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins. Nor has the pressure for productivity in the...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Sign OT Aaron Adams

The Houston Texans have signed OT Aaron Adams to a contract on Friday, according to Aaron Wilson. Adams, 25, originally signed on with the Browns as undrafted free agent out of Eastern Kentucky back in 2013. He was unable to make the Browns’ 53-man roster coming out of the preseason and later signed to the Packers’ ... The post Texans Sign OT Aaron Adams appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What will the Houston Texans’ Wide Receiver Corps Look like Post-Andre Johnson?

HOUSTON, TX – DECEMBER 21: DeAndre Hopkins #10 of the Houston Texans is pushed out of bounds by Rashaan Melvin #38 of the Baltimore Ravens at NRG Stadium on December 21, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) The Houston Texans will have to rely on a mostly new-look wide receiver cast in 2015 as the team moves on after the departure of Andre Johnson. Replacing...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why Ryan Mallett should be the Houston Texans starter

Ryan Mallett or Brian Hoyer? That is the biggest question being posed in Houston this offseason. Criticism galore, flaws abound, doubt that either can make an impact for the Houston offense and a team on the cusp of being great and being a perpetual playoff team and Super Bowl contender—the only thing lacking is quality at the quarterback position. Fortunately, Houston does have...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Houston Texans Betting Odds

These are betting odds for the Houston Texans for the 2015 football season.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Arian Foster Carry the Texans Offense Another Season?

Arian Foster #23 of the Houston Texans catches a touchdown pass against Demetrius McCray #35 and Josh Evans #26 of the Jacksonville Jaguars in a NFL game on December 28, 2014 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. (Mandatory Credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images) When franchise icon Andre Johnson was granted a release, Arian Foster became the longest tenured offensive skill player on the...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Hard Knocks videos that will have Houston Texans fans pumped

It’s been known for a while now, that the Houston Texans are this year’s team to host the HBO series Hard Knocks. For us football fans, this show is the closest thing we get to seeing how life in the NFL actually works. From roster cuts to the lives players and coaches live outside the football field and everything in between, the cameras catch everything. For the viewers, like...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

10 best players on the Houston Texans 2015 roster

The Houston Texans have a very promising season ahead of them. However, they aren’t clear cut division winners because their main rival are the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts have a very talented team, and arguably the best quarterback in the NFL right now, Andrew Luck. The Texans have some great players on their roster and they have to work hard if they want to dethrone the Colts...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt gives awesome social media advice to teens

Houston Texans pass rusher J.J. Watt was asked in an interview by MaxPreps what advice he would give to kids regarding social media. His main point was to be sure you read each tweet at least “95 times” before posting. Not only is Watt’s advice good for teens, it can be meant for everyone. Social media is a excellent way to freely express yourself and your thoughts. However...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Houston Texans have a quarterback battle

The Matt Schaub days are long over for the Houston Texans. Schaub had some really good years for the Texans. But by the end of 2013, it was all starting to fall off. Schaub was ultimately traded to the Oakland Raiders, and the Texans put Ryan Fitzpatrick under center. Fitzpatrick had a pretty good season, but  now he is a member of the New York Jets. It’s going to be a...
Via EndZoneScore
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Arian Foster helps college student pay for textbooks

College textbooks aren’t cheap for students struggling with their finances. Thanks to Houston Texans running back Arian Foster, Texas A& M student Ernesto Guerrero will not have to worry about getting the books he needs for his college classes. Guerrero reached out to Foster via Twitter, asking him if he would be able to help out with the cost of his textbooks. Considering...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt helps fan tell her husband he’s going to be a dad

Reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt has a great relationship with his fans, and these are the reasons why. Watt recently helped a woman inform her husband that he is going to be a father. The woman, who works for Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett, had Watt hold up a sign...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Houston Texans who have to produce in 2015

The Houston Texans are poised to make a playoff run this season. They missed the playoffs the past couple of seasons and this season they have a good chance to turn that around. In order for them to make it, there are a few players that need to produce to ensure a playoff spot. Jadeveon Clowney After being drafted first overall during the 2014 NFL draft, The Houston Texans had...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: five keys to a successful 2015 season

The Houston Texans finished 9-7 in 2014, but after some transactions during this offseason the Texans are looking to improve on that mark. 2015 is depending on a few factors that must workout consistently throughout the season in order for Houston to have a successful year. Here is a list of five keys to a successful 2015 season for the Texans. Motor behind the Movement: Arian Foster...
Via EndZoneScore
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Body Believed To Be Ex-Texans WR JaJuan Dawson Found In Texas Lake

WYLIE, Texas — A body recovered from a Dallas-area lake is believed to be an ex-Houston Texans receiver who fell from an inflatable tube being towed by a boat. The Collin County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that the body is believed to be 37-year-old JaJuan Dawson of Murphy, Texas. Divers located the body Monday night in Lavon Lake. An autopsy was ordered. Dawson was not wearing...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney: Balancing expectations, rehabilitation

A pretty safe case can be made that last year's hottest incoming NFL player is the one with the biggest question mark in 2015.  Jadeveon Clowney, last year's top overall pick, is trying to fight his way back from an injury-plagued first year that ended with microfracture surgery on his right knee.  It's very early in his promising career, but with great investment comes great expectation...
Via Football By Football
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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