Five things that need to go wrong for the Jacksonville Jaguars to win the AFC South

The Jacksonville Jaguars are going to need some help if they expect to compete in the AFC South. Last week, I posted an article about things that would need to go right for Jacksonville in order for them to win their division. Even if everything goes right for the Jaguars, the odds of them making the playoffs are slim. They are going to need other teams to struggle as much as they...
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Meet the quarterbacks for the Houston Texans of 2015

The quarterback situation going into training camp this season looks a lot different than in years past. Last season was the first in Texans history that there was not a guy named Carr or Schaub in a jersey, and again this season we have changes. The only returning face that was in attendance for training camp last season is Tom Savage, a former fourth round draft pick out of Pittsburgh...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos tried to trade Peyton Manning to Houston

The Houston Texans are set to decide whether Ryan Mallett or Brian Hoyer will be their starting quarterback this season, but according to a report, the team held talks this offseason that would have brought a future Hall of Famer to town in a blockbuster trade. According to Denver-based radio host Benjamin Albright, the Denver Broncos attempted to deal Peyton Manning to the Texans...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoyer creating positive vibes in Houston

The past couple of years have been a rollercoaster for Brian Hoyer, but FOX Sports' Alex Marvez notes things could be looking up for the former Michigan State quarterback.  Marvez writes the starting job with the Houston Texans is Hoyer's to lose after he appeared to be the most consistent performer during the team's offseason program.  That has to be welcome news for Hoyer, who...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans 2015 Preview: Post Draft Offseason Wrap

At the close of the 2014 NFL Season, we provided a review of each team with an eye toward the 2015 campaign. While still relevant it has become clear through free agency, and the 2015 NFL Draft that rosters are taking a different shape heading into the season. Much more will change through the summer, into training camp, and finally Week 1 but with the draft now in the rearview we...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Look To Avoid Distractions During Busy Training Camp

Houston Texans quarterbacks Ryan Mallett (15), Tom Savage (3) and Brian Hoyer (7) workout during NFL football minicamp, Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Bob Levey) There will be plenty of storylines being played out come this fall during the Houston Texans training camp. An on-going quarterback battle, 2nd year head coach Bill O’Brien, Jadeveon Clowney’s recovery...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer Strives to be Starting Quarterback for Houston Texans

CLEVELAND, OH – DECEMBER 07: Brian Hoyer #6 of the Cleveland Browns throws a pass during the first quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at FirstEnergy Stadium on December 7, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images) The Houston Texans have a familiar decision to make in the coming months: Who will be the starting quarterback this season? Unproven quarterbacks...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallett equal in Texans QB battle

Houston Texans' quarterbacks Brian Hoyer and Ryan Mallett both have impressed coach Bill O'Brien, who says that he won't name a starter until training camp. "These two guys are competing really well; they're very bright guys," O'Brien said, via " I think they've both had really good springs. ... [The starter] might be named next week. He might be named after...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Quarterback Competition: Who should start at quarterback for the Houston Texans?

The Houston Texans have the star power in place with players such as: J.J. Watt, Arian Foster, Brian Cushing and DeAndre Hopkins to be a playoff team in 2015. The only thing holding the Texans back could be sub-par quarterback play. An intense quarterback competition is brewing in Houston between Brian Hoyer and Ryan Mallet. While Mallett may have more upside, Hoyer is unquestionably...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

O'Brien not ready to name starting quarterback

HOUSTON (AP) Houston coach Bill O'Brien wasn't ready to say who will start at quarterback as the team started a mandatory minicamp on Tuesday. He did however discuss the most important factor that will go into his decision whether to go with Ryan Mallett or Brian Hoyer. ''The most consistent guy,'' he said. ''The guy that makes the most consistent, correct decisions, consistently...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer expected to be Texans’ Week 1 starting QB

The Houston Texans have had an open quarterback competition so far this offseason, and both Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer have been locked head-to-head with each other. Both quarterbacks are capable of being the starter, but there appears to be one quarterback that is taking over the lead for the job. I’ve been saying for 2 weeks and I’ll say it again: I believe Brian Hoyer...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL QB Rankings: How Good is Brian Hoyer?

View image | With the slow period in the NFL right now, the team at TopSportsReport thought it’d be the perfect time to evaluate all of the NFL’s starting quarterbacks.  To do so, John Miceli ranked all 32 starting quarterbacks in order. To find out where John Miceli ranks the guy who will be throwing to DeAndre Hopkins and Cecil Shorts this year, Texans quarterback...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Bold Predictions for the Texans Offense

Coming into the new season there are a lot of unknowns for the Houston Texans. The defense looks more solid than ever, but the offense still has holes that need to be filled. The quarterback position is up for grabs, the offensive line is young, and suddenly there is no number 80 playing out wide. What does this all mean for the Texans offense? Here are my 5 bold predictions for...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill O'Brien: Texans may pick starting QB before training camp

For those hoping to see the Houston Texans' quarterback competition between Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer play out on "Hard Knocks" later this summer, Bill O'Brien may be about to spoil the drama. The Houston head coach told NFL Media's Michael Silver the team expects to choose between Mallet and Hoyer either before or early on in training camp. "That decision may be made before training...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Texans HC Bill O’ Brien looking to name his starting QB real soon

The rest of the league may have given up on quarterbacks Brian Hoyer and Ryan Mallett, but Texans head coach Bill O’ Brien is at ease with his two choices. Which one will come out of this position battle as the starter? O’Brien told NFL Media columnist Michael Silver that his decision could come in the next few weeks. O'Brien told me he may decide on starting QB before training...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will start at quarterback for the Houston Texans?

The Houston Texans are in the midst of OTAs and are preparing for life under the lens, as HBO’s Hard Knocks will be chronicling their offseason practices and front office moves. The cameras will undoubtedly be focused the most on the continuing quarterback battle this offseason. Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallett, and Tom Savage are all vying for the starting role come the regular season...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans name George Godsey offensive coordinator

After going without an offensive coordinator in 2014, Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien has tabbed George Godsey to fill the position. Godsey served as Houston's quarterbacks coach last season. "I just thought he did a heck of a job last year," O'Brien said, according to the team's official website. "Did a really good job of dealing with all the different things that came up...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Still Looking for Their Quarterback

Houston Texans quarterbacks, from left to right, Ryan Mallett, Brian Hoyer and Tom Savage drop back during an NFL football organized team activity, Monday, June 1, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) While the Houston Texans have arguably the best NFL player in J.J. Watt, it’s no surprise that their quarterback situation is a little dicey. With OTAs underway and NFL...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Have the Houston Texans had the best offseason of any team in the NFL?

In a recent list compiled by NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt, the Houston Texans are in the discussion of teams that have had the best offseason thus far. Brandt ranks the teams one through five, with the Texans coming in at No.4, behind the Eagles, Dolphins and Jets. He believes that the history between head coach Bill O’Brien and new quarterback Brian Hoyer will bring out...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer is hoping J.J. Watt’s pickup on Hard Knocks won’t repeat itself

This year HBO’s Hard Knocks will feature the likes of J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney, thanks to being named the host team for the series. Watt is familiar with other teams that have appeared on Hard Knocks, and even picked up on a few secrets from when the Miami Dolphins appeared on the show three years ago. According to Pro Football Talk, Watt got a few early jumps on the Dolphins...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

No timetable for Houston QB decision

The Houston Texans quarterback battle between Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer is in its early stages and head coach Bill O'Brien says it's unlikely to to be resolved anytime soon.According to ESPN's Tania Ganguil, O'Brien offered no timeframe for when he might choose Houston's starter for the upcoming.  "It’s really early," O'Brien said, according to ESPN's Tania Ganguli. "We do...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans ‘Hard Knocks’ Season Could Give Rare Glimpse Into Patriot Way

The odds of Bill Belichick ever agreeing to appear on “Hard Knocks” are slim to none, but the upcoming season of the HBO show could give fans a glimpse into how the New England Patriots conduct business. The Houston Texans reportedly were named the “Hard Knocks” team for the 2015 season, and Belichick’s influence is scattered throughout the organization. Texans head coach...
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Texans Will Be the Featured Team on “Hard Knocks”

Official announcement is expected today that the Houston Texans will be the featured NFL team on the HBO series “Hard Knocks.” This is the first time the Texans will appear on the series which has been airing since 2001. Key storylines are likely to surround animated defensive end J.J. Watt, Jadeveon Clowney who is recovering from micro-fracture knee surgery and the Texans...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans selected for HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

Reality TV is coming to the Lone Star State this offseason, as the Houston Texans have been chosen as the next team to be featured on the popular HBO show “Hard Knocks.” The news broke earlier on Wednesday. While my thoughts on the show in general are less-than-complimentary, the Texans do have a number of interesting stories for cameras to follow this summer. J.J. Watt, arguably...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The Houston Texans are reportedly “favorites” for Hard Knocks

Now that we’re finally beyond the NFL Draft, we can begin looking forward to training camp and actual exhibition games being played.  I know, I know, looking forward to preseason football is a little bit of a misnomer, but that’s how football-crazy we are. HBO’s Hard Knocks is an annual highlight that chronicles this journey and we may be a step closer to knowing who will...
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May 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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