TEXANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jadeveon Clowney one of six Texans to miss practice

The Texans’ three-game losing streak has created a three-way logjam at the top of the AFC South that won’t be in place come the end of Week 14. Houston will be in Indianapolis to face the Colts, who have the same 6-6 record as the Texans and Titans. The Texans got on the field Wednesday…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 hour ago

Battle Red Radio: Why Don’t You Slide

LIVE at 7 p.m. CST, Matt and BFD review the Texans’ third straight loss and preview Sunday’s hellacious game in Indianapolis. The Texans lost again. This was the third straight time. At least snowy football was really pretty. Together, Matt and BFD review the loss to Green Bay and look ahead to Week Fourteen's game in Indianapolis LIVE at 7 p.m. CST tonight. Topics include...
Via Battle Red Blog
1 hour ago

Former NFL WR Andre Johnson spends $19k on toys for underprivileged children

Longtime Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson, who retired in October after 14 seasons, continued his tradition of taking kids in need on a holiday shopping spree Wednesday. 12 children selected by Child Protective Services were brought to a Toys R Us in Houston and given 80 seconds to choose as gifts things as they wanted. Each child had a Houston Texans cheerleader as their...
Via FOX Sports
1 hour ago

Texans talk importance of Colts matchup

The Texans discussed the importance of their matchup with the Colts.
Via HoustonTexans.com
1 hour ago

Wednesday Injury Report: Texans vs. Colts

Get the latest injury news.
Via HoustonTexans.com
2 hours ago

Andre Johnson continues tradition, takes children on shopping spree

When Andre Johnson left the Houston Texans for Indianapolis after being cut in 2015, it seemed as though the city would have to officially say goodbye to a local legend. Despite his departure, Houston still has a place in Johnson’s heart, as evidenced by his annual Christmas shopping spree for underprivileged youth that he continues to run. Andre Johnson does it again…$19,144...
Via Sportsnaut
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Retirement won’t stop Andre Johnson making Christmas memories for Houston children

'Dre Claus has come to town. Andre Johnson is arguably the greatest player in Houston Texans history. But there is no question in the fact that Johnson in the greatest human being to ever don the steel blue and battle red — Johnson confirms that fact each Christmas. Retirement doesn’t stop Johnson making Christmas special for Houston area kids. Andre Johnson does it...
Via Battle Red Blog
4 hours ago

Brian Cushing nominated for Walter Payton Award

Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has been nominated for the 2016 Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.
Via HoustonTexans.com
8 hours ago

Houston Texans Injury News: Johnathan Joseph Has Two Cracked Ribs, Bruised Lung

Andrew Luck must be licking his chops. The Houston Texans already have an uphill battle against the high-powered passing attack from the Indianapolis Colts, but it just got even harder with cornerback Johnathan Joseph seemingly unlikely to play Sunday after he was diagnosed with two cracked ribs and a bruised lung following the game against Green Baby Packers. An MRI showed...
Via Battle Red Blog
23 hours ago

Houston focused on making playoff push after 3-game skid

HOUSTON (AP) The playoffs are starting early for the Houston Texans. At least that's what coach Bill O'Brien and players are telling themselves after three straight losses capped by Sunday's 21-13 defeat at Green Bay has erased their lead in the AFC South. ''Moving forward, every game is a playoff game, starting next week in Indianapolis,'' quarterback Brock Osweiler said. ''We...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans owner thinks Brock Osweiler “played great,” needs thesaurus

No one can accuse Texans owner Bob McNair of being cheap. But we can debate what he’s done to cheapen the power of certain words. After yesterday’s loss to the Packers, the Texans owner had nothing but praise for Brock Osweiler, his $72 million quarterback with a 74.2 passer rating. “I thought he played great,”…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Brock Osweiler: Texans ‘very close to exploding as an offense’

Houston Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler has been among the NFL’s worst passers in 2016, and the offense he leads has been among the league’s most anemic. Houston also has a minus-50 point differential this year, despite posting a 6-6 record. Yet the offensive deficiencies that have plagued the Texans, thanks in large part to Osweiler’s inability to get the ball into the...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Osweiler says the Texans are 'very close to exploding' on offense

The Houston Texans are 28th in yards per game. They’re 29th in points, only averaging more than the Bears, Browns and Rams. Those teams combined have a record of 7-29, which isn’t good, of course.Brock Osweiler is the cog that’s led the Texans to a terrible season offensively, but he’s not losing hope. He’s doing just the opposite, actually. Osweiler believes the Texans...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Texans Drop Third Straight, 21-13 in Green Bay

Snow fell all game, and now the Texans are in danger of being left out in the cold come playoff time. For once, Brock Osweiler doesn’t deserve the majority of the blame. He went 22/35 for 202 yards and two touchdowns without an interception. In fact, he stats were almost identical to the much more […] Texans Drop Third Straight, 21-13 in Green Bay - Toro Times - Toro Times -...
Via Toro Times
3 days ago

Texans backup QB taken to hospital with elbow infection

The Houston Texans will be without their primary backup quarterback in Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers, as Tom Savage is being treated for an infection in his elbow. Tracy Wolfson of CBS Sports reports that Savage was taken to the hospital on Sunday after he woke up with pain in his elbow. Told Texans BU QB Tom Savage woke up with an infection in the elbow of his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney not traveling with Texans, out Sunday against Packers

The Houston Texans are heading into a critical road game against the Green Bay Packers without star pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney, a development that will have a huge impact on the contest. As passed along by James Palmer of NFL Network, Clowney will not even travel with Houston as he recovers from elbow and wrist injuries. Texans announce Jadeveon Clowney will not travel with...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt donates $10K to injured high school player in a coma

Houston Texans defensive star J.J. Watt donated $10,000 to a GoFundMe campaign for an injured high school football player who is in a coma. “If there’s anything I can do to help,” Watt added in a message, “please let me know. Sending my best wishes to Grant and the entire Milton family.” During a Woodlands High School game last Saturday, linebacker Grant Milton was critically...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork and Jadeveon Clowney switched jerseys at practice, and it was hilarious

The Houston Texans had some fun at practice Friday when a few players decided to switch jerseys. Defensive lineman Vince Wilfork just so happened to switch jerseys with his much smaller linemate Jadeveon Clowney, and it was hilarious. Via Sarah Barshop of ESPN.com: A few Texans players switched jerseys at practice today, but the Vince Wilfork and Jadeveon Clowney swap is probably...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Watt accidentally confirm relationship with Xmas pic?

J.J. Watt has remained tight-lipped about his relationship with presumed soccer star-girlfriend Kealia Ohai. But the Houston Texans superstar may have let the cat out of the bag by inadvertently confirming the two are an item by way of a holiday-centric photo. Watt recently posted evidence of his holiday handiwork as he prepared his home for Christmas. While the decorating done...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

McKinney's work shines for Houston Texans

HOUSTON (AP) Benardrick McKinney is often overshadowed on a Houston defense filled with first-round picks. But this season it's been hard to ignore the work of the linebacker, who leads the team and is tied for sixth in the NFL with 101 tackles, helping the defense remain the strongest part of the team despite the loss of J.J. Watt. McKinney is in his second year in Houston after...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt donates $10,000 to high school player in coma

HOUSTON (AP) J.J. Watt has donated $10,000 to a Houston-area high school football player who is in a coma after suffering a brain injury in a playoff game last week. Grant Milton, a senior at The Woodlands high school, was injured Saturday during a game in Waco and was rushed to a hospital, where he remains in a coma. A Go Fund Me account was set up to raise money for his medical...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans should fear future with quarterback Brock Osweiler

Entering the previous offseason, the Houston Texans were in a major predicament. Would they continue to string along a group of mediocre quarterbacks or plunge into a major financial risk? On March 10, the highly-regarded backup Brock Osweiler signed a four-year, $72 million contract, including $37 million in guarantees in the first two seasons with the franchise. Last season...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL owners unhappy with concussion settlement payout

If you believe the NFL got one heck of a deal when it came to the concussion lawsuit settlement, you’re likely in the majority of sports fans in the country and the world. But, don’t count the people who are writing the checks in the league amongst those. According to a report by Pro Football Talk, NFL owners are not happy to be the only ones sued and paying out over concussions...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans not benching Brock Osweiler for Tom Savage

Brock Osweiler’s poor play on Sunday will not result in him losing his job. Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien said “no” when asked if Osweiler would be replaced with backup Tom Savage. “No,” O’Brien said, via ESPN. “We’re going to come in here tomorrow, we’re going to correct mistakes, and move on to Green Bay.” Osweiler had arguably his worst game of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Osweiler admits green laser ‘definitely affected’ how he played

Houston Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler appeared to be the main target for a green laser coming from the stands at Estadio Azteca during the Oakland Raiders’ 27-20 win over the Texans in Mexico City. Osweiler admitted after the game that the laser was distracting. “I’ve never experienced a laser being shined in my eyeball during a football game, let alone a professional...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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