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Men's Hockey beats UConn and other links

BC needed a hat trick from Ryan Fitzpatrick to beat UConn.The NHL added Johnny Gaudreau to the All-Star game. Of course in Ohio they are making Johnny Football to Johnny Hockey comparisons.The Women's Hockey team remains unbeaten.Women's Basketball lost to Pitt. I appreciate BC trying to get hockey hightlights into the Top 10.We think Thatcher's save near the 1:00-min mark of this...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Watch: J.J. Watt Does Everything At Pro Bowl Practice

Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt isn’t limited to wreaking havoc on defense. One of the top candidates for the NFL’s MVP award (which will likely go to Aaron Rodgers), Watt also found the end zone four times in 2014, with three touchdown receptions near the goal-line and an 80-yard pick-six. Watt has been showing off his incredible and versatile skills in Phoenix...
Via Gridiron Grit
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Could J.J. Watt Line up on Offense in Sunday’s Pro Bowl?

We may just see Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt lined up on offense in Sunday’s Pro Bowl. Want some proof? This is Watt catching a pass from Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Kyle Williams. Nice pass for a large guy. We all saw a sampling of Watt’s catching abilities, as evidenced by his three receiving touchdowns during the 2014 season. Watt, who’s trying to work on...
Via Sportsnaut
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

4 Players Who Shouldn't Return to the Houston Texans in 2015

The Houston Texans finished 2014 with a winning record (9-7), a year after finishing 2-14 due to a colossal Matt Schaub meltdown. They were a Baltimore Ravens loss away from a playoff berth in Week 17. J.J. Watt had a season for the ages (some will even say MVP worthy). New Head Coach Bill O’Brien did an excellent job bringing this Houston organization together, even with a numerous...
Via Pro Football Spot
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

How the Houston Texans Should Handle Andre Johnson

It's time to face the fact: The greatest Texan may not be a Texan any longer.The tension between Andre Johnson and the Houston Texans has drastically fluctuated over the last few years. There have been several times where Johnson wanted out of Houston but still played at full strength for the team. Rumors that Johnson would take a pay cut to stay with the Texans in December were...
Via Pro Football Spot
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Looks Like J.J. Watt Could Play Some Offense and Special Teams During the Pro Bowl Sunday

This past season one of the most exciting players in the NFL was Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt. While he made offensive coaches sweat when they lined up against him with how the Texans used him on offense as well even defensive coaches had to be worried about him,If some of the stuff he has been doing during the pro bowl practices is any indication it looks like we might...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What could Houston Texans MVP J.J. Watt have to learn from Odell Beckham?

How good is Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt? Supposedly he goes through some of the same pre-game rituals as New York Giants wideout Odell Beckham, who is arguably the best receiver of his class and looks like he’s going to give Jerry Rice a run for his money. According to Dan Salomone of Giants.com, Watt and Beckham share a pre-game ritual: practicing one-hand catches...
Via cover32 - Texans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texans promote Brian Gaine, Jon Carr

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans have promoted Brian Gaine to director of player personnel and Jon Carr to director of college scouting, the team said Friday. Gaine joined the Texans in February 2014 as the director of pro personnel after a five-year tenure with the Miami Dolphins' player personnel department, last serving as assistant general manager from 2012-13. Gaine, who will...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three options when it comes to Kareem Jackson

The Texans have a lot of work to do this offseason and they are going to need to create cap room somehow. Kareem Jackson is a free agent he played well this year and is looking to cash in, but does his one year of outstanding play merit a huge contract from the Texans? The Texans have three options to choose from in dealing with Jackson. You may also be interested in: Three options...
Via cover32 - Texans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans GM Smith: Clowney 'diligent' in rehab from knee surgery

Six weeks have passed since Jadeveon Clowney's rookie season ended early due to microfracture knee surgery, and at this time the Houston Texans linebacker's timetable to return in time for the 2015 season is still in question. According to Texans general manager Rick Smith, Clowney is still in the early stages of his rehab and is unable to put any weight on his surgically repaired...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Did the Texans miss out by passing on Derek Carr

I know that the last name Carr is a hard one to say for most Texans fans, and it’s a big reason that Derek Carr was probably over looked by the Texans in last year’s draft. I have to say though did the Texans pass up the chance for a decent quarterback? Looking just at how he performed as a rookie, he was 1st in completions and 1st in pass yards with 3,270 he completed 58% of...
Via cover32 - Texans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Top 3 Free Agent Positions To Target in 2015

 The Houston Texans are a team on the rise. After posting the worst record in the league in 2013 they rebounded with a 9-7 record this past season. Many expected the Texans to address the QB position in last year's draft but they elected to draft linemen on both sides of the ball with their top draft picks. Their top pick Jadeveon Clowney was hampered all season with injury and...
Via Football Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Would you participate in the 2015 Pro Bowl if you were selected?

We're up to our 13th pick at quarterback for the 2015 Pro Bowl. Would you participate in the Pro Bowl if you were selected for it? The post QOTD: Would You Participate In The 2015 Pro Bowl If You Were Selected? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick Hooks His Offensive Line Up With Custom Coolers

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is not a spring chicken. He's been playing for a number of years now and usually not for very good teams--so he got hit a lot. After playing in Houston behind a pretty decent offensive line he must have felt pretty grateful. So like many quarterbacks, running backs, and wide receivers are prone to doing he decided to hook his boys up with...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Three New Year's Resolutions For 2015

Texans guard Duane Brown is back in his familiar surroundings again as he was named to the Pro Bowl for a third consecutive season. Brown, as explained in a story on houstontexans.com, made his Pro Bowl debut following the 2012 season, and joins teammates DE J.J. Watt, who will also serve as a Pro Bowl captain, and RB Arian Foster (not participating) as representatives from the Texans...
Via Football Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans - Unrestricted free agents

NFL unrestricted free agents An unrestricted free agent (a player who has completed four or more accrued seasons) may sign with any team without any compensation owed to his old team through the first scheduled day of training camp in late July.  At that point, if his old team makes a tender offer by June 1st (110% of last year's salary), his rights will revert back...
Via 60 Max Power O
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Peyton Manning wanted to sign with Texans

With Peyton Manning‘s future in question after suffering his NFL-record 13th career playoff loss on Sunday to his former team, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that back in 2012, before signing with the Denver Broncos, the future Hall of Famer actually wanted to sign with the Houston Texans. With Manning’s future in doubt guess it’s as good a time as any to pass along...
Via Gridiron Grit
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Season Review: Houston Texans Touches, Targets and Team Summary

Andre Johnson played 15 games for Houston this year after holding out during training camp, but the changing of the guard took place nevertheless. Sophomore teammate DeAndre Hopkins played 82 more snaps and produced (more than) 150 more yards than the veteran. Johnson still led the team in targets and catches, mind you, with an 141/85 line besting Hopkins’ 120/76 totals, but the...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston, We DO NOT Have a Problem

The Houston Texans are journeying into the offseason after finishing the season with an overall record of 9-7. Some would say the 2014 season was a success for rookie head coach Bill O'Brien and company, and although the nine-win season was a drastic improvement from last season's 2-14 record, some experts believe the Texans are just one good consistent quarterback away from becoming...
Via Pro Football Spot
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Wade Phillips to be Redskins defensive coordinator?

Wade Phillips took a year off from football last year after spending three seasons as the defensive coordinator and a short time as the interim head coach with the Houston Texans. Rumor has it he could be making a comeback. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, there is a “strong sense” within the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans vs Jacksonville Jaguars; three keys to a Texans’ victory

Case Keenum hopes to lead the Texans to victory Sunday versus Jacksonville. On Sunday, the Houston Texans play arguably their most important game of the season. Though a win does not get them into the playoffs, a loss ends any chance of getting the help they need from the Chiefs and Browns respectively. The Texans just three weeks ago beat Jacksonville in Florida by a wide margin...
Via isportsweb.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Johnson willing to take pay cut with Texans?

One of the easiest ways Andre Johnson could force his way out of Houston would be to refuse to restructure his contract this offseason. Johnson will turn 34 before the start of the 2015 season, and he is set to count roughly $16 million against the Texans’ salary cap. Is he willing to lower that...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Arian Foster throws TD pass, drops scoreboard taunt

We already knew that Arian Foster was a premier rusher and pass-catcher, but who knew that he also could throw the ball? With new quarterback Case Keenum leading the offense, Bill O’Brien decided to reach into his bag of tricks and run the old halfback pass play in the red zone. The result was a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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