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Houston Texans star demands contract extension

The Houston Texans have another job to do: Pay J.J. Watt. He’s by far the most dominant defensive player in the NFL, and GM Rick Smith needs to prepare to open up his wallet. According to the Houston Chronicle, Watt wants to remain with the team and wants an extension. His rookie deal expires in 2016, and the team would most definitely rather extend him long-term than be forced...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

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

According to team owner Bob McNair former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel didn't 'fit' in the Texans' system.
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Owner: We Passed On Taking Johnny Manziel In Fear Of ‘Frenzy’

After finishing a dismal 2-14 last season, many thought the Houston Texans would draft a quarterback with the No. 1 overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft. Among the quarterbacks rumored to go to Houston was Johnny Manziel, who was instead taken by the Cleveland Browns with the No. 22 overall selection. The Texans elected to pass on Manziel, and every quarterback, for that matter...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

McNair: Johnny Manziel wasn't a fit

Texans owner Bob McNair knew what he would get if his team had drafted Johnny Manziel. "I knew with Manziel it would be a frenzy," McNair told ESPN.com. "And probably even if he didn't succeed at being an outstanding NFL quarterback for a couple years, the fans would have been frenzied." Indeed, groups of fans clamored for the Texans to draft the Heisman...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  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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14 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob McNair: We’ll do J.J. Watt deal early if it makes sense

Texans end J.J. Watt established himself as one of the premier defensive players in the NFL during his first three seasons in the league. His next contract certainly will reflect that. What's less certain is when that contract will come. If the Texans can't reach a new deal before Watt's rookie contract expires, owner Bob McNair wouldn't mind using the franchise...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  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...
Via Down and Distance
14 days ago  |  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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans owner Bob McNair announces he's cancer-free

Texans owner Bob McNair never announced he was fighting cancer. He gave an assumed name at his treatment center, and he was given a key to the back door so he could slip in unsuspectingly. He didn't want anyone to know. But this week, he made his first public announcement about it, and it was a good one. McNair told reporters that he is, in fact, cancer free after battling two...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

O’Brien grateful for ‘fantastic owner’ in McNair

O’Brien addressed the story in this morning’s Chronicle detailing the battle against cancer that Texans owner Bob McNair has been waging in private over the last several months. Anything between myself and Mr. McNair regarding when I found about it will stay between (us),” he said, “but I know this, he’s a fantastic owner. I’ve enjoyed my eight months on the job. He’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  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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14 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans’ owner Bob McNair cleared of cancer after 10 months

Texans owner Bob McNair is now cancer free after 10 months of treatment,  according to the Houston Chronicle. McNair’s remarkable recovery has included ground-breaking experimental treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), painful surgery on the left side of his head and neck and 30 sessions of radiation, causing second-degree burns that required a plastic surgeon to...
Via Pro Football Zone
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans owner McNair healthy after 10-month cancer battle

After a 10-month ordeal in which he battled two forms of cancer under an assumed name at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair has been given a clean bill of health by the team of doctors that treated him. McNair's remarkable recovery has included ground-breaking experimental treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), painful surgery on the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  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...
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15 days ago  |  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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15 days ago  |  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...
Via Standing O Sports
15 days ago  |  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...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
23 days ago  |  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...
Via cover32 - Texans
July 14, 2014  |  1 Comment

Report: Texans’ owner loves Johnny Manziel

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair loves Johnny Manziel, but he won’t decide who they take with the first overall pick. On NFL Insiders, ESPN's @caplannfl on #Texans at No. 1: "Bob McNair loves Manziel, but he's leaving it up to the coaching staff." — Evan Silva (@evansilva) May 6, 2014 McNair is a smart owner.  Let your football people make the decision. Need...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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