Houston Texans owner Bob McNair fares only so-so in Power Rankings

In any business, success or failure tends to trickle down from the top. This is certainly the case in the National Football League. Teams with solid ownership are the ones that inevitably compete for championships year in and year out, while franchises with less stable structures at the top are typically mired in mediocrity or stuck in the cellar. That’s what makes cover32′s...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Memo: NFL forms committee to oversee possible relocation to Los Angeles

As the owner of the St. Louis Rams inches closer to a possible relocation of his team to Los Angeles, the NFL on Monday reminded all 32 teams in a memo that the league as a whole -- not an individual club -- will make the major decisions regarding relocation. The memo was provided to The Times by an individual not authorized to speak on behalf of the league. In the memo, NFL Commissioner...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Fan Uses Get Out of Work Note From Team Owner Bob McNair--and it Works!

Rather than be the stinker it was projected to be at the beginning of the season Thursday night's game between the Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts is poised to be a hard-fought battle for division supremacy. So it is understandable that Texans owner Bob McNair wants NRG Stadium to be packed and rocking for the game.McNair was nice enough to provide fans with a note to get them...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Owner Providing Note For Fans to Get Out of Work Early for Thursday Night Game

The Houston Texans are in a position that few expected them to be in at this point in the season--in sole possession of first place in the division. They've played well against the Cowboys last week, but still came away with a loss. This week they hope to bounce back with a win, but it will not be easy against the Indianapolis Colts.With the game being played on a short week and...
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

McNair: Manziel didn't 'fit' Texans' system

Prior to taking Jadeveon Clowney with the No. 1 overall pick in May's NFL Draft, a large number of Houston Texans fans were clamoring for the team to take former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. However, count Texans owner Bob McNair as one of the people  not willing to give in to the hype of the former Heisman winner. "I knew with Manziel it would be a frenzy," McNair...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans owner admits he was “afraid of Johnny Manziel”

Bob McNair stayed away from Johnny Manziel because there were too many question marks. He sat down with Houston reporters to tell the truth on why he passed on Johnny Football. “I knew with Manziel it would be a frenzy,” McNair said. “And probably even if he didn’t succeed at being an outstanding NFL quarterback […] The post Texans owner admits he was “afraid of Johnny...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Owner Bob McNair: Team Open To Using Franchise Tag On J.J. Watt

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has recorded 36.5 sacks during his first three years in the NFL, and team owner Bob McNair knows he’s due for a big payday. That doesn’t mean, however, that McNair is afraid of losing the 25-year-old, who is under contract through the 2015 season. If the Texans can’t reach an agreement with Watt before his rookie contract expires, though...
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans owner knew Johnny Manziel wouldn’t fit on their team

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair admitted to ESPN that the team didn’t draft Johnny Manziel because he doesn’t fit the team’s system (Credit: AP Photo/Dave Martin) During the 2014 NFL draft, there were questions as to whether or not the Houston Texans would draft Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel at the number one overall pick. Instead, the Texans drafted South Carolina...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Willing To Franchise DE J.J. Watt In Back-To-Back Years If Needed

  Texans owner Bob McNair recently discussed some of the team’s options regarding a new contract for Pro Bowl DE J.J. Watt. McNair made it clear that they aren’t afraid of applying their franchise to to Watt and would be willing to use the designation in back-to-back years if made sense for the team. “You’ve got guys in the Hall of Fame that have been franchised in back...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

McNair survives 10-month cancer ordeal

HOUSTON (AP) Houston Texans owner Bob McNair has received a clean bill of health after a 10-month battle with two forms of cancer. The 77-year-old McNair opened up about his ordeal on Thursday at a news conference attended by family members and his treating physicians at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. ''In the past, if you mentioned cancer, people thought it's a death...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans owner Bob McNair: ‘I was given a clean bill of health’

Bob McNair high fives fans at training camp on July 30, 2014 (Brett Coomer/ Houston Chronicle) According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Bob McNair has been fighting chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) for about 10 months.  The Houston Texans owner has been being treated at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston under an assumed name. McNair has made a tremendous recovery...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans owner says he has clean bill of health

HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston Texans owner Bob McNair says he's gotten a clean bill of health after a 10-month battle with two forms of cancer. The 77-year-old McNair spoke about his ordeal at a news conference Thursday attended by his doctors and family members. McNair says he's dealt with skin cancer for about 20 years and was diagnosed about six years ago with chronic lymphocytic leukemia...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans owner Bob McNair healthy following battle with cancer

getty images Houston Texans owner Bob McNair was given a clean bill of health after receiving an experimental treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), surgery on the left side of his head and neck and 30 sessions of radiation according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. “I’ve never been through anything like that, but two days ago, I was given a clean bill of...
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

After 30 sessions of chemo and surgery Texans owner beats Cancer

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair has been given a clean bill of health after a 10-month battle with two forms of cancer, the Houston Chronicle reports. @AdamSchefter: Texans owner Bob McNair given clean bill of health after 10-month battle with cancer, via @McClain_on_NFL. McNair underwent 30 sessions of radiation treatment and surgery on the left […] The post After 30 sessions...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Owner Bob McNair now Cancer-Free

Houston Texans’ owner Bob McNair is one of the more influential owners in the NFL, but he was out of commission for the last 10 months as he battled two different types of cancer. But after treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), surgery on the left half of his head and neck and 30 sessions of radiation, the Texans owner is now cancer free and healthy, according to...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bob McNair given clean bill of health after battling cancer for 10 months

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair has reportedly battled two forms of cancer over the last 10 months. But he’s now healthy and has a clean bill of health, according to Houston Chronicle’s John McClain. McNair had been receiving treatment to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia under an assumed name at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, in an attempt to keep the matter private and out of...
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August 07, 2014  |  1 Comment

Texans owner McNair weighs in on Raiders possible move to San Antonio

HOUSTON - Due to ongoing negotiations to get the Oakland Raiders a new stadium, team owner Mark Davis met recently with several San Antonio officials to discuss the potential of moving the team to the Alamo City according to the San Antonio Express-News. Houston Texans owner Bob McNair weighed in on the situation during Wednesday morning's practice at training camp. "The Raiders...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Did the Houston Texans reach Forbes’ top 50 valuable sports franchises?

The Houston Texans are worth a grand total of $1.45 billion, according to Forbes magazine. The magazine also released their list of ‘The World’s 50 Most Valuable Sports teams,” and the Texans found their name on there. They were ranked 12th overall. Very impressive when you consider the franchise has only been around for 12 years and has had very little success (two playoff...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Houston Texans owner Bob McNair not ranked top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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July 14, 2014  |  1 Comment

Report: Texans Will Not Trade Andre Johnson

On the heels of Andre Johnson reportedly requesting to be traded, the Houston Chronicle is reporting that the Texans and owner Bob McNair, have no intentions of trading the star wideout. By the way, Bob McNair wants Andre Johnson to finish his career as a Texan. So he will. No trade. No cut. Report of retire. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) July 11, 2014 The 33-year-old Johnson...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney Is The Best Player in the Draft According to Texans’ Owner Bob McNair

While it appears that Houston Texans owner Bob McNair clearly thinks Jadeveon Clowney, the defensive end out of the University of South Carolina, is the best pick in the 2014 NFL draft, it will remain to be seen if the Texans, who currently have the first draft pick actually select Clowney. Bob McNair: Jadeveon Clowney is the best in the draft: The Houston Texans are willing to trade...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Owner Bob McNair: Jadeveon Clowney Is The Best Player In Draft

The Houston Texans may choose not to draft Jadeveon Clowney, but that doesn’t mean the team’s owner doesn’t love the talented defensive end.  Bob McNair told Fox 26 in Houston on Friday that Clowney is the best player in 2014 NFL Draft. “You take a guy like Jadeveon Clowney,” McNair said. “He’s obviously the best player in the draft, but he’s a defensive end....
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Houston Texans Looking to Trade First Pick

The first overall pick in the NFL draft has not been traded since the New York Giants acquired Eli Manning from the San Diego Chargers in exhange for Philip Rivers and some other parts back in 2004. The Houston Texans could very well be looking to do just that when the draft gets going later this week.  According FOX 26 in Houston, Texans owner Bob McNair had this to say about potentially...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans' McNair: Clowney is the best player in the draft

With the NFL Draft just days away it appears former South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney will be selected with the top pick, but the question still remains if the Texans will be the team taking him as Houston is still shopping the No. 1 pick according to team owner Bob McNair. "Really at this point we don't know and we really won't know until right up at the time we have...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Texans draft a quarterback they don’t expect to start?

Bob McNair made some interesting comments about David Carr, the 1st overall pick in Houston Texans’ history. “I think the main thing I look back on is that we should have had a veteran quarterback in there,” McNair said. “We should have let him start the season and let David learn what it takes to be an NFL quarterback.” Those comments make it seem as though Fitzpatrick...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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