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Bob McNair: Texans don't need 'super quarterback'

The Houston Texans begin training camp later this week unsure of whether Ryan Mallett or Brian Hoyer will win the starting quarterback job.  Regardless of who emerges as the starter, Houston owner Bob McNair is aware neither of the candidates is likely to be mentioned among the league's upper-echelon of QBs anytime soon. And according to McNair, that's ok. Franchise quarterbacks...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones Donates $1 Million to Bob McNair’s Cancer Support Facility

Houston Texans’ Owner Bob McNair, who has recently received a clean bill of health after battling cancer this past year, started an initiative to build “Hope Lodge” in Houston. The facility is associated with the American Cancer Society and will cover the expenses of people traveling to the facility to receive cancer treatments. McNair brought forth the challenge that for every...
Via Sportsnaut
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans have made the final three for this awesome HBO hit

The Houston Texans have appeared on the HBO’s Hard Knocks before, but never as the featured team, this could be the year they find themselves being that highlighted team. Rumor has it, the Texans are among three finalists that are the favorite to host the show. Texans may be appearing on Hard Knocks for the first time. They're 1 of 3 teams being considered. Could be announced...
Via cover32
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Texans One of Three Finalists for HBO ‘Hard Knocks’

The Houston Texans are reportedly on the short list to be featured on HBO’s popular series “Hard Knocks” for the 2015 season. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported this news, per a source: “Owner Bob McNair said at the NFL meetings in March he was considering a Texans appearance on the 10th “Hard Knocks,” but at the time, there was speculation that Cleveland...
Via Sportsnaut
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans owner predicts changes to extra-point attempts

What has become something of an afterthought in the NFL may soon get a lot more interesting. Houston Texans owner Bob McNair told the Houston Chronicle he expects major changes to the way the NFL handles extra-points attempts. McNair said he anticipates his fellow owners on Wednesday will approve moving the line of scrimmage for point-after tries from the two to the 15-yard-line...
Via Fox Sports
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans’ Owner Bob McNair Suggests Andre Johnson is Going Down Hill

Frustrated with recent treatment and the news of a potentially diminished role with the Houston Texans, wide receiver Andre Johnson requested a trade or to be released by the team. After just a couple short weeks, Johnson got his wish. He was released from the Texans earlier this offseason. This came on the heels of Johnson finding the idea of a diminished role quite laughable...
Via Sportsnaut
March 27, 2015  |  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
March 25, 2015  |  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
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via cover32 - Texans
February 10, 2015  |  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...
Via FatManWriting
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...
Via FatManWriting
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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via Tireball.com
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...
Via Standing O Sports
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...
Via The Sports Daily
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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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...
Via cover32 - Texans
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

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 time we have...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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...
Via cover32 - Texans
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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