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NFL rescinds Jason Hatcher’s sack

There were a lot of bad and ugly for the Redskins in their 17-6 loss to the Houston Texans. There were two blocks on special teams, the first coming on an extra point by J.J. Watt and the second by Alfred Blue on a punt that he recovered and returned for a touchdown; Bacarri Rambo got lost reading quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick’s eyes and gave up a 76-yard touchdown; and how about...
Via KCM Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The 5th Quarter: Texans 17 Redskins 6

WHAT WAS THE BIGGEST REASON THE REDSKINS LOST TO HOUSTON? WAS IT: Turnovers? Special teams? Pass protection? Vote in our new poll on the upper right hand side of this page! THE GAME WAS OVER WHEN… Houston Texans’ kicker Randy Bullock knocked a 42-yard field goal right through the middle of the uprights with two minutes left in regulation, putting Houston up 17-6 and ending the...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans beat Redskins 17-6 in season opener

The Texans’ season-opening 17-6 victory wasn’t the prettiest win in franchise history. But considering they haven’t had a regular-season win in 357 days, it was beautiful. New quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick hit DeAndre Hopkins for a 76-yard touchdown pass, Alfred Blue blocked a punt and returned it for a touchdown and $100 million man J.J. Watt dominated as the Texans beat the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt leads Houston's defense in win against Redskins

HOUSTON (AP) Ryan Fitzpatrick got things going for Houston and the Texans' defense and special teams did the rest on Sunday against Washington. Fitzpatrick threw a touchdown pass, rookie Alfred Blue blocked a punt and returned it for a touchdown and J.J. Watt lived up to his massive new contract to help the Texans to a 17-6 win over Washington. The victory is Houston's first...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans got 17-6 win over Washington

HOUSTON (AP) Ryan Fitzpatrick got things going for Houston and the Texans' defense and special teams did the rest on Sunday against Washington. Fitzpatrick threw a touchdown pass, rookie Alfred Blue blocked a punt and returned it for a touchdown and J.J. Watt lived up to his massive new contract to help the Texans to a 17-6 win over Washington. The victory is Houston's first...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFC East Struggling In Early Games

The Philadelphia Eagles are down 0-17 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, with quarterback Nick Foles putting up an awful performance so far in the first half. The Eagles have been helped by two missed Jaguars field goals (one miss and one blocked). Shortly before halftime, Foles is 7/15 for 90 yards and one interception. The Washington Redskins are down 6-14 against the Houston Texans...
Via Cowboys Addicts
7 days ago  |  Discuss

A look at the Houston Texans final 53 man roster

Yesterday the Houston Texans made their final cuts and trimmed their roster down to 53 players in anticipation of the start of the regular season. Now we know exactly who will be suiting up in red, white and blue on Sunday, September 7th. Here are all the players who made the cut: Quarterbacks: Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tom Savage, Case Keenum Running backs: Arian Foster, Jonathan Grimes...
Via cover32 - Texans
14 days ago  |  Discuss

A Blue Future for the Texans

#454212800 / gettyimages.com The Houston Texans have always seem to be lucky in the running back position. From standouts that didn’t last long, like Davis and Slaton, to the undrafted phenom that is Arian Foster, Houston just finds running backs. It seems like that trend is continuing with Alfred Blue. Houston picked up Blue in the 6th round of this past draft. Some were completely...
Via TopSportsReport
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans Rookie RB Alfred Blue Banging Out Some Tough Yards Against the Broncos

If former LSU running back Alfred Blue had bee drafted by a team like the Minnesota Vikings in the sixth round there is a chance he wouldn't even make the squad. Nothing against him, but when the team has an established starter that rarely misses a down let alone a game there just isn't as much of a need. However, on a team like the Houston Texans with a superstar starting...
Via FatManWriting
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Grade Day: Houston Texans unit performances

The Houston Texans dominated the Atlanta Falcons 32-7 after an excellent overall performance. It’s now time to have a look at the units and give them their grades. Offense- B+ The Texans offense finished with 323 total yards of offense in this one. The quarterback play was very strong under Ryan Fitzpatrick, where he had nine passes completed for  97 yards and a touchdown. However...
Via cover32 - Texans
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Houston Texans ugly preseason game a preview for regular season?

Hi Alex. The Houston Texans looked simply awful in their first preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals, and even worse than they did during the 2013 season. Losing 32-0, with no help from the defense, and a hopeless-looking offense definitely is cause for concern. I know it’s just the preseason, but do you think this is a preview of what’s to come for the Texans in 2014...
Via cover32 - Texans
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Running Backs

  Cheat Sheet Creator – Draft Analyzer – Draft Assistant – Auction Calculator  Get our DFS Cheat Sheets  free just by signing up at DraftDay! Arian Foster was injured last season in training camp with a calf, hamstring and back issues, but he started the season and played six full games, but had to finally be put on injured reserve with his back injury and had surgery...
Via The Fake Football
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans season preview: Week 6 vs Indianapolis Colts

The Houston Texans will host the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday Night Football during Week 6, coming off of a road game against the Dallas Cowboys. The Colts have dominated the Texans historicaly. The Colts have won 20 out of 24 meetings, but three of those Texans victories have come since 2010. However, the Texans have never won a game in Indianapolis, as they’re 0-12. The Texans...
Via cover32 - Texans
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking: Houston Texans release running back

The Houston Texans have released running back Andre Brown, according to Pro Football Talk, who tweeted the news: Texans release RB Andre Brown, per league source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) August 11, 2014 Brown has just 876 career rushing yards in 21 games, on 214 carries with the New York Giants and Denver Broncos. The Texans signed him hoping to find a veteran running...
Via cover32 - Texans
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Texans Work Out Three Veteran Running Backs

  John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Texans brought in three veteran running backs on Monday for workouts including: Ronnie Brown, Brian Leonard and William Powell. The Texans could use some extra depth at running back as they currently have Andre Brown, Jonathan Grimes, rookie Alfred Blue, and Dennis Johnson competing for roster spots behind Arian Foster....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Five things to watch for in Houston Texans preseason opener

Tomorrow will be the Houston Texans first preseason game when they visit the Arizona Cardinals. Kickoff is at 8:30 pm eastern time tomorrow. Here are five things to keep an eye on in the matchup. 5. The quarterback play Chances are we will see all three Texans quarterbacks at some points, every one of them is worth watching. Will Ryan Fitzpatrick finally show signs of being a consistent...
Via cover32 - Texans
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Mailbag: Chances of making the playoffs

Alex, the Houston Texans are coming off of a terrible 2-14 season that netted them the first overall pick. After winning the AFC South for two consecutive years before last year’s debacle, is it realistic the Texans can get back to the playoffs? Riley, Austin Hi Riley. Yes. I think the Texans have a decent shot at making the playoffs. To make this clear, they really aren’t much...
Via cover32 - Texans
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: Bill O’Brien sounds off on team progress, injuries, more

Bill O’Brien has not been afraid to open up about team injuries and player progress, meaning he hasn’t inherited the quality of remaning as quiet as possible his former boss, Bill Belichick has for the New England Patriots. O’Brien spoke with the media on Friday, and spoke about Arian Foster’s health and player progress, especially the rookies. Regarding Foster, the new head...
Via cover32 - Texans
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans training camp: Jadeveon Clowney shines on Day 6

The Houston Texans had another successful day at training camp, and according to Dave Zangaro of CSN Houston, the practice was highlighted by Jadeveon Clowney’s impressive performances. According to Zangaro, they used him playing alongside with Brooks Reed, after he was used to play along with J.J. Watt on the defensive line, so the team is clearly looking for the best possible...
Via cover32 - Texans
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans training camp: Recapping Day 3

The Houston Texans ran a successful third day training camp session, according to analyst John Harris. Harris, who shared his “24 observations” from Day 3,  Among them, free agent newcomer Jerrell Powe;s strength really impressed Harris at training camp, and “placed Chris Myers into the lap of the quarterback,” before Myers was able to to reset quickly and stop him. Also...
Via cover32 - Texans
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 training camp: Houston Texans running back situation

The Houston Texans do have multiple questions they need to answer in their running back situation. First off, elite and one of the most dangerous running backs, Arian Foster, is coming off of season-ending back surgery last season that saw him only play seven games. It’s important to know if he’s going to be healthy and 100% by the start of the season. If Foster was hurt, the...
Via cover32 - Texans
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

A Steady Climb for Alfred Blue

Every NFL team wants to find the diamond in the rough and the Houston Texans might have found a possibility from the 2014 NFL Draft. The Texans, with the 181st overall selection, took running back Alfred Blue from LSU. What makes Blue an interesting prospect to watch for the Texans? 7 collegiate starts. 40 career games. 52 Averaged 52 carries over 4 seasons for LSU. 6 yards a carry...
Via State of the Texans
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Early 2014 Texans Rookie Class Rundown

The talk has been all about the Houston Texans veterans and how Head Coach Bill O’Brien is putting his mark on the franchise. Lost in the shuffle have been the rookies who have been an impressive group and the potential to be a group of instant contributors. We look at the drafted rookies early in the process and give a quick rundown on each of them.   2014 Rookie Class Rundown ...
Via State of the Texans
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Risers Out of Texans OTAs

The Houston Texans wrapped up OTAs last week and head to Mandatory-Mini Camp on Tuesday which will open some more headlines for the coming week. Watching ten days of OTAs, the Texans put in some work and there was plenty to see and it was time spent that really helped the passing and coverage portions of the team. The Texans worked to install their offense, defense and special teams...
Via State of the Texans
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

SOTT Mailbag: OTAs Week 2 Review Edition

In another installment of State of the Texans mailbag we answer some questions from readers on the ending of the Houston Texans week two of OTAs.     SOTT Mailbag   @SOTTexans what’s a typical day like for the #Texans during OTA’s? — Lindsey S Hebert (@DixebellLindsey) June 7, 2014 Normally it starts with practice meetings and treatment for players in the morning before...
Via State of the Texans
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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