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Texans owner McNair makes offhand remark about Native Americans

Call him a man of his era, but Bob McNair isn't a fan of Houston Texans head coach consistent use of swear words as displayed on HBO's 'Hard Knocks' during training camp.McNair wasn't exactly pleased with O'Brien's cursing, and joked he should introduce a swear jar for the team, according to an article by the New York Times Magazine. While it's fine to strive to be well-spoken, McNair...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders to host Texans as NFL heads back to Mexico City

Amid multiple reports the Oakland Raiders are finding a new home next season, it seems they’ll be playing at least one regular season game away from O.co Coliseum. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Raiders will play one game in Mexico City in 2016. The club will play a home game in Mexico’s capital versus the Houston Texans. The move makes sense, as Oakland’s...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Raise Ticket Prices but still no QB

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit For fourteen seasons, Houston Texans fans have suffered through painfully subpar...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans owner Bob McNair: Playoffs 'just the first goal'

The Houston Texans reached the playoffs for the first time in three seasons, but team owner Bob McNair said this week he's far from satisfied.The Texans finished 9-7 to win their first AFC South since 2012, but were blown out, 30-0, by the Kansas City Chiefs in the playoffs.McNair said making the playoffs is only one part of the plan.Via the Houston Chronicle:With that in mind, McNair...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans owner: Offseason work will be key for Clowney's health

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair said this week linebacker Jadeveon Clowney needs to use the offseason to prove he can stay healthy next season.Clowney missed three regular-season games as well as Houston's 30-0 playoff loss to the Kansas City Chiefs with ankle, back and foot injuries. This, after the former No. 1 overall pick missed all but four games of a rookie season that ended...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans owner McNair: Finding franchise QB top priority

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair agrees with the idea the team needs to acquire a franchise quarterback during the offseason. Just how much that quarterback is going to cost, remains a question.McNair said Tuesday, the Texans would like to identify their quarterback of the future in the coming months, but certain considerations must be taken into account.Via the Houston Chronicle...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair reiterates quarterback need

The Houston Texans found their season end in disappointing fashion during Wild Card Weekend with a 30-0 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. There was one glaring problem with the Texans during the game, the play at the quarterback position. Brian Hoyer had an adequate season for Houston, but did not perform for his team in the postseason. The Texans are in need of a franchise quarterback...
Via EndZoneScore
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Expected To Move On From RB Arian Foster

Multiple sources tell Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle that the Texans will likely move on from RB Arian Foster this offseason and allow him to sign on with a team of his choosing. Foster’s 2015 season ended with him suffering an Achilles tear and he carries a high cap figure in 2016. Texans owner Bob McNair mentioned that they plan to wait and see how healthy he is before...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans owner confirms No. 1 priority is finding a franchise QB

Brian Hoyer’s five turnovers during the Houston Texans’ 30-0 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Wild Card Round only solidified what Texans owner Bob McNair already knew. Houston needs a franchise quarterback. “I don’t think there’s any question,” McNair said, via the Houston Chronicle. “I’ve been saying that. The question is what’s available, and what...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Texans trade Jadeveon Clowney?

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Jadeveon Clowney’s short career has been marred by injuries. It’s been frustrating...
Via cover32
24 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL cancels meeting with San Diego after owner’s strip-club scandal comments

SAN DIEGOHouston Texans owner Bob McNair, a member of the NFL's influential Committee on Los Angeles Opportunities, canceled a meeting with San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer after making controversial comments about a City Hall scandal several years ago.The meeting, scheduled for Thursday, was to be part of Faulconer's attempt to keep the San Diego Chargers from leaving for an industrial...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans owner McNair cancels meeting with San Diego mayor

SAN DIEGO (AP) A spokesman for Mayor Kevin Faulconer says Houston Texans owner Bob McNair, a member of the NFL's influential Committee on Los Angeles Opportunities, has canceled a meeting that was part of City Hall's attempt to keep the San Diego Chargers from leaving for a suburb of Los Angeles. After the Chargers walked away from negotiations for a new stadium in June, Faulconer...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

One prominent NFL owner favors a Chargers-Raiders plan in L.A.

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair thinks he knows how the Los Angeles relocation race will play out.The St. Louis Rams will stay put in the Midwest. And, in McNair's view, the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders will set up their new joint stadium in Carson, Calif.McNair, via the Houston Chronicle: "I don’t think the Rams will receive the approval to relocate. So that would mean...
Via Fox Sports
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans owner brags about being tied for first in AFC South

One way to be happy about a dreary 3-5 mid-season NFL record is to take the glass-half-full approach, which seems to be what Houston Texans owner Bob McNair is doing. He’s excited about the team’s current status within the horrible AFC South. “We knew our offense was not going to be a high-powered offense, but we felt our defense would be one of the top-five defenses, and...
Via Sportsnaut
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans owner denies rift between GM and coach

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair on Wednesday disputed talk of tension between head coach Bill O'Brien and general manager Rick Smith.O'Brien and Smith were reported to have disagreed over the timing of backup quarterback Ryan Mallett's release from the team, something McNair rejected.“I don’t know where those reports came from,” McNair said, per John McClain of the Houston...
Via Fox Sports
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans owner rescinds donation against gay rights law, says campaign misused his words

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair is rescinding a $10,000 donation to opponents of a city nondiscrimination ordinance protects gay rights because he says the campaign made "unauthorized statements" about his beliefs.McNair on Friday asked the Campaign for Houston to return his money before the Nov. 3 vote. He is a major Republican donor whose benefactors include top conservatives hoping...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL owner rescinds $10K donation against gay rights law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Houston Texans owner Bob McNair is rescinding a $10,000 donation to opponents of a city nondiscrimination ordinance protects gay rights because he says the campaign made ''unauthorized statements'' about his beliefs. McNair on Friday asked the Campaign for Houston to return his money before the Nov. 3 vote. He is a major Republican donor whose benefactors include...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Kluwe calls out Texans owner over political donation

Former NFL punter Chris Kluwe wrote and published a personal letter calling out Houston Texans owner Bob McNair for donating $10,000 to a political group that opposes the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO). The headline of Kluwe’s very heated letter to McNair reads as follows: “What should we make of a billionaire homophobe donating money in furtherance of the denigration...
Via Sportsnaut
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans owner McNair donates $10K to anti-LGBT group

In what undoubtedly will be seen as a controversial move, Texans owner Bob McNair donated $10,000 this week to a group advocating against LGBTQ rights.The donation comes at a time when the NFL has been publicly promoting acceptance of gay players, particularly after Michael Sam, the league's first openly gay player, was drafted last year.McNair's contribution went to The Campaign...
Via Fox Sports
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans hoping to play international regular-season game in 2016

The Houston Texans are hoping to take their team international in 2016.  With the NFL owners earlier in September committing to expanding international series beyond the United Kingdom, Mexico City is likely a destination that the league would find appealing. The Texans believe their team is the most logistical choice to play there.  Owner Bob McNair, however, is not willing to...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Owner Bob McNair Donates $10K To Anti-HERO Organizations

If you do not live in the Houston area this might be a little confusing to you. How in the world could anyone have a thing against heroes? Who could ever have anything against Thor, the Hulk, Spiderman, Captain America and those guys? As it turns out, McNair does not have anything against heroes.  He doesn't like an ordinance that could give guys an opportunity to just walk...
Via FatManWriting
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

McNair: Pats caused problem by not cooperating with Deflategate

    Houston Texans owner Bob McNair believes the Patriots are to blame for the Deflategate scandal in large part because they did not cooperate with the NFL’s investigation. McNair joined Mike Meltser and Seth Payne on Texans Radio Tuesday and shared his opinions on Deflategate. “What escalated the whole thing is that (Tom) Brady and the Patriots were going to cooperate...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Arian Foster expected to return by Week 4, possibly earlier

By Steve DelVecchio When Arian Foster suffered a groin injury during practice earlier this month, it appeared that he may wind up missing a significant portion of the 2015 regular season. Fortunately, the Houston Texans star appears to be progressing more quickly than expected with his rehab. Jayson Braddock of ESPN 97.5 in Houston reports that Foster has already resumed working...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans owner not keen on team signing Ray Rice

One of the biggest questions swirling around the NFL these days is “why hasn’t anyone signed Ray Rice?” After Houston Texans owner Bob McNair’s latest comments, the answer seems pretty clear. Apparently, McNair doesn’t believe any of his players would be keen on having Rice as a teammate. Speaking with reporters on Thursday, McNair took a couple of digs at the former...
Via Sportsnaut
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans Owner On Arian Foster’s Injury: ‘I Can’t Say That I’m Surprised’

Bob McNair isn’t beating around the bush. The Houston Texans owner lost his star running back — again — when Arian Foster injured his groin earlier in the week. Foster reportedly will undergo surgery Friday and likely will miss the beginning of the regular season. Injuries are nothing new for Foster, who has missed at least three games in three of the last four seasons....
Via NESN.com
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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