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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...
Via cover32 - Texans
5 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  1 Comment

Report: Texans won’t be trading Andre Johnson

Despite all of the speculation that has gone on,  the Houston Texans will not be trading wide receiver Andre Johnson,  according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. 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 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551...
Via Pro Football Zone
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Thacover2
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Not a sure thing the Texans will draft Clowney

Texans owner Bob McNair did indicate that he believes Jadeveon Clowney is the best player in this year’s draft. “There are no slam dunks. There are no Andrew Lucks out there, no Peyton Mannings. If there were it would be an easy decision, but that’s not the case, said McNair. “You take a guy like Clowney,” McNair said, via FOX 26 in Houston. “He’s obviously the best...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans owner: Jadeveon Clowney ‘obviously the best player in the draft’

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair told reporters that they didn’t know what they wanted to do with their first overall pick in the NFL Draft. McNair also said the Texans would still considering trading down if the option pops up. “Really at this point we don’t know and we really won’t know until right up at the time we have to make a decision because people are talking to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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....
Via Thacover2
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...
Via Sportsnaut
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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans owner: If best player in draft is a QB, first overall pick is easy

We'll know one way or the other come Thursday night. For now, we're left to speculate what the Texans will do with the first-overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. In recent weeks, the feeling has been that Houston would like to trade out of the pick, presumably because there isn't a quarterback with Andrew Luck-type talent. And if a trade partner can't be found, Jadeveon...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

McNair sheds more light on Texans’ plans

It’s becoming more clear that the Texans would like to trade the top pick in the draft to someone who wants defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. Texans owner Bob McNair addressed the team’s plans on Friday. While intending to say nothing, he said plenty. “Really at this point we don’t know and we really won’t know until right up at the time we have to make a decision because...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans owner Bob McNair reveals some of his team’s draft plans

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair revealed quite a bit of his team’s plans heading into next week’s NFL draft. “Really at this point we don’t know and we really won’t know until right up at the time we have to make a decision because people are talking to us about the possibility of trading down and it’s a question of what people offer, whether their offer is such that...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 02, 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

Texans’ owner: We won’t make the same mistakes we made with David Carr

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair told the Houston Chronicle that they won’t make same mistakes they did with David Carr if they end up drafting a quarterback this year. “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...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bob McNair: Texans won’t repeat mistakes we made with David Carr

In 2002, the Texans used the first draft pick in franchise history on David Carr, who was beaten up while playing on a bad team and never developed into the kind of player Houston wanted him to be. Now the Texans own the first overall pick again, and owner Bob McNair says his team has learned from its mistakes. McNair says the Texans now realize that a rookie quarterback shouldn’t...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

If Texans take QB at No. 1, rookie might not start

The 2014 NFL Draft won't be the first time the Houston Texans have held the No. 1 overall pick. The team also held the top pick in 2002 and '06 -- and in one of those years, the Texans had the same dilemma that they have this year: Should they go with a quarterback or defensive end at No. 1? In 2002, the expansion Texans went quarterback and selected Fresno State's David...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans owner says team won’t repeat David Carr fiasco

If the Texans select a quarterback with the top overall pick in May's draft, they may opt to have him hold a clipboard for his rookie campaign. And Teddy Bridgewater/Johnny Manziel/Blake Bortles would have David Carr to thank for that. “I think the main thing I look back on is that we should have had a veteran quarterback in there,” Texans owner Bob McNair said, via the...
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April 27, 2014  |  2 Comments

Former NFL GM believes Johnny Manziel will fall

Former Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominek was on ESPN’s NFL Insider’s on Friday and stated that he believes Johnny Manziel will ”fall a little more than people think” in next month’s draft. Dominik’s thoughts are particularly interesting because he was GMing in the NFL as recently as this past January, and it’s probably a safe bet that he still talks to a lot...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Any Houston Texans Make the All-Crime Team?

Carl Pfeiffer of Cover32 has released his list of the all-crime team of the NFL, finding the most notableplayer who committed a crime at each position, coming to the defense of DeSean Jackson. Fortunately for the Houston Texans, no one who’s played for the Texans before made Pfeiffer’s list. Before I continue allow us to give a pat on the back to owner Bob McNair and the rest...
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April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Are any Houston Texans players major jerks?

Yesterday, Cover32′s Tim Weaver posted his list of the top five biggest jerks in the NFL. No player from the Houston Texans made the list, and for that we should give a hat tip to owner Bob McNair for his fine work. It’s hard to come up with any player on the Texans who should be considered a jerk to the other team. If anyone would be on the list, J.J. Watt would make sense because...
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March 28, 2014  |  1 Comment

Bills reportedly interested in trade for Texans' #1 pick

www.wallpaperist.com Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson told reporters last month that Houston “would be wise” to trade the first overall pick in May’s draft, a scenario owner Bob McNair called a ”possibility” in January. Dan Pompei of Bleacher Report was told at this week’s NFL Annual Meeting that the Texans are “trying hard” to move down to “acquire extra...
Via New York Sports-Kings
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

When Win Now Mode Goes Wrong

Rick Smith and Bob McNair You’ve probably heard the phrase “win-now mode” used when TV and radio pundits talk about the Texans off-season plans and their chances of returning to the playoffs next season. Owner Bob McNair has also used the phrase several times during press conferences to announce the decision to fire Gary Kubiak and hire Bill O’Brien. I understand how McNair...
Via State of the Texans
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Texans trade the first overall pick?

Texans Owner Bob Mcnair has said a few times that the Texans are open to trading the first overall pick, he believes they can still get what the team needs with an ample supply of lower draft picks. So what teams might make the move and what would they be willing to give up? The Raiders are almost always willing move up and try to get the #1 pick; they are in dire need of a quarterback...
Via cover32 - Texans
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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