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Houston Texans latest victim of dumb, ridiculous concept of “re-drafting”

The jury’s still out on the No. 1 overall pick last year by the Houston Texans, Jadeveon Clowney. That’s what’s makes hypotheticals like this so ridiculous. I mean, what a difference a freaking year makes: http://t.co/Dt2IlWz1Sz pic.twitter.com/VpKyXYAgXz — Cian Fahey (@Cianaf) March 25, 2015 The “what if?” game is fine 20 years later, but one year after the pick in...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Owner Bob McNair Implies That Andre Johnson Has Lost a Step

Andre Johnson will go down as one of the better wide receivers to ever play the game. So when the news broke that he was going to be leaving the Houston Texans it was not received well. Fans hated to see one of the longest tenured Texans go, but management had told him he was going to play a smaller part in the offense going forward and he didn't like that.Some fans wondered why...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texans Re-Sign LB Akeem Dent To A Two-Year Deal

The Houston Texans have re-signed LB Akeem Dent to a two-year contract, according to his agency Enter-Sports. Congrats to client, @AkeemDent, on agreeing to terms on new 2-year deal with Houston Texans! @AdamSchefter @ProFootballTalk — Enter-Sports (@EnterSportsMgmt) March 24, 2015 Dent’s agent, Hadley Engelhard, previously told Mark Berman of MyFoxHouston.com that he had...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt restructures deal to free up $8 million for Texans

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt has restructured his contract to free up $8 million of salary-cap room for the team, according to ESPN’s Field Yates. Watt, theunanimous choice as NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2014, has agreed to turn a $10 million roster bonus he was due into a signing bonus. In his fourth pro season, Watt had...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Texans star J.J. Watt does team big favor, restructures contract

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is the man. But, you already knew that. This is just the latest example. Source: JJ Watt has restructured his contract. Turned $10M roster bonus into a signing bonus. Creates $8M in cap space for HOU for 2015. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) March 24, 2015 According to CBS Sports this move will take Watt’s cap figure from about $21.969 million...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Restructure DE J.J. Watt’s Contract, Free Up $8M In Cap Space

Field Yates of ESPN reports that Texans DE J.J. Watt restructured his contract and helped free up some additional cap space for Houston. According to Yates, Watt converted his $10 million roster bonus into a signing bonus and in turn created $8 million in cap space for the Texans. Joel Corry points out that Watt’s 2015 cap ... The post Texans Restructure DE J.J. Watt’s Contract...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Could Star On HBO’s Hard Knocks

The Houston Texans could star on HBO’s Hard Knocks this coming summer. “It’s something we’re considering, but I haven’t decided,” Texans owner Bob McNair said, via John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. “It’s a distraction, but it’s something people like to see. “Our first responsibility is to do everything we can to win on the field. So the question is, what...
Via Gridiron Grit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Considering The Possibility Of Appearing On “Hard Knocks”

Texans owner Bob McNair told reporters on Monday that the Texans are a candidate to appear on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” this year. However, McNair added that he hasn’t made up his mind about the idea just yet and added that it would be a distraction for the team. “It’s something we’re considering, but I haven’t decided,” McNair ... The post Texans Considering The Possibility...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Projecting Roles For Texans Free Agent Signings

Vince Wilfork View image | gettyimages.com Vince Wilfork was a 4-3 defensive tackle for years for the Patriots.  Though, in his time in New England, his role was to do what many Nose Tackles are supposed to do – occupy blockers and stuff the interior run. Wilfork will move to the Nose Tackle in Romeo Crennel’s 3-4 scheme.  He has a lot of experience with Crennel and...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Cheerleader Is Down To Fight Ronda Rousey

Houston Texans cheerleader Antonieta Osuna is down to fight Ronda Rousey. And for that, we salute her.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey challenged by Houston Texans cheerleader (Video)

Houston Texans cheerleader Antonieta Osuna wants to fight mixed martial arts champion Ronda Rousey. “If I can give her hooks and jabs and prevent her from taking me down, it’s possible that I could get her,” Osuna told TMZ. 
Via Speleb
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sunday web roundup: Houston Texans

Texans' additions not enough to dethrone the Colts in the division ► The Houston Texans have been a handful to deal with for the Indianapolis Colts because of do-everything-defensive star J.J. Watt... Vince Wilfork adds strength, experience to Texans’ 3-4 defense ► There’s nothing new about the Texans and a 3-4 defense. Coach Dom Capers installed the linebacker-heavy...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

What the completion of free agency means for the Houston Texans

The Houston Texans have most likely wrapped up their free agent signings this week after both Vince Wilfork and Cecil Shorts signed deals with the team. These are two of the positions that needed to be addressed either through free agency or in the draft. This makes it much easier to predict the Texans’ draft strategy. Signing Wilfork (2 year deal worth $9 million) fills a big...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Houston Texans new defense is already giving Andrew Luck nightmares

The Houston Texans have the best defensive line in football. With J.J. Watt, the newly added Vince Wilfork and hopefully the return of a healthy Jadeveon Clowney the Texans line is scary good. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten rule changes the NFL should make immediately Bold Prediction: Five things that will happen during the NFL’s version of March Madness Our friends at SB Nation...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: J.J. Watt’s Standing Jump is an Athletic Freak-of-Nature Move

Watch Houston Texans’ defensive end J.J. Watt successfully makes this standing jump that sends him 59.5 inches high onto a stack of boxes. Watt is truly amazing in this video. He uses the athleticism we see on Sundays while generating sacks and scoring touchdowns to jump practically five feet straight up without a running start. Earlier this year, Watt was going to build a cabin...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston? They don’t have much of a problem

The offseason, where signing the big name free agents such as Julius Thomas, Darrelle Revis, and Ndamukong Suh make the biggest headlines, and without a doubt get the most attention from the media. However, some of the most productive and helpful moves can occur without making much noise. A collection of signings to add depth and filling important fundamental roles can elevate a...
Via Total Sports Live
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cecil Shorts Should Start for Texans

The AFC South just seems to be switching around receivers. With Andre Johnson on his way to Indianapolis, a gaping hole has been left on the Houston Texans' offense. Behind DeAndre Hopkins, Houston has little playmaking ability at wide receiver. Enter former Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts III. Once considered a viable option as the No. 1 in Jacksonville, Shorts joins...
Via Pro Football Spot
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Superstar J.J. Watt Nearly Squashes Spotter After Failing at 61" Box Jump

Ask most fans in Houston and they will say that J.J. Watt can do no wrong. From his stat line and according to all the accolades that he has accumulated over the years that statement would appear to be correct. However, thanks to the man himself we have visual proof that he is fallible and that he can't do it all.And in the process nearly squashed his spotter.@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady bids farewell to Vince Wilfork on Facebook

Tom Brady and Vince Wilfork are two pillars of the New England Patriots’ most successful run. Their run as teammates, however, is over. That tenure came to an end Monday when Wilfork signed with the Houston Texans just a week or so after the veteran defensive tackle learned he wasn’t going to have his option picked up by the Patriots. Wilfork handled his departure with class...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Houston Texans’ recent signings affect key positions

The Houston Texans have been working to fill multiple holes on the roster, by not only re-signing players but also signing new ones. Since free agency officially started on Tuesday, the Texans have re-signed Kareem Jackson, Derek Newton, Ryan Mallett, Damaris Johnson, Jeff Tarpinian, and Eddie Pleasant. Jackson signed a 4 year deal worth $34 million, Newton a 5 year deal worth $26...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney bitten by teammate's dog, visited hospital

Jadeveon Clowney has dealt with a number of injuries over the past year that occurred on the football field. Thanks to D.J. Swearinger’s dog, Clowney suffered at least one injury off the gridiron as well. According to police records obtained by SportsRadio 610 in Houston, Clowney was recently bit by Swearinger’s pit bull and had...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Hoyer expected to sign with Houston Texans

Ryan Fitzpatrick started 12 games for the Houston Texans in 2014 before suffering a season ending injury and the Texans are on the hunt for another signal caller. Will this be the end of Fitzpatrick or Ryan Mallet in Houston? Per source, Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer is planning to sign with the Texans tomorrow. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 9, 2015 Details still need...
Via This Given Sunday
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Texans consider moving on from Arian Foster?

Now that the Houston Texans are on the verge of parting ways with future Hall of Fame wide receiver Andre Johnson, focus turns to whether this team is prepared to fully turn the page from its somewhat successful past. Johnson—the team’s longest tenured player—was also its second ever first-round pick back in 2003. He ranks first in franchise history in receptions (1,012),...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans are moving on from Andre Johnson

Andre Johnson has a good chance of winding up in the Pro Football Hall of Fame down the road. Johnson, who has starred with the Houston Texans over the past 12 seasons, is about to become a free agent after the organization justifiably decided he is not worth the $16.14 million cap hit in 2015. By cutting Johnson, the Texans will save $8.8 million against the cap while also saying...
Via This Given Sunday
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Five potential landing spots for Andre Johnson

With Andre Johnson now on the trade market and likely to hit free agency, there are going to be a ton of teams interested in his services. The future Hall of Fame receiver may be getting a little long in the tooth, but he’s still able to produce at a starter-caliber level. The seven-time Pro Bowler caught 85 passes for 936 yards and three scores last season. He did so with a wide...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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