Preview of Houston Texans Depth Chart: Offense

Quarterback1. Ryan Mallett2. Brian Hoyer3. Tom Savage4. Kevin RodgersThe Houston Texans head into yet another offseason without knowing for sure who will become the starting quarterback Week 1. It looks as if another quarterback battle is brewing between the unproven Ryan Mallett and veteran Brian Hoyer. Bill O’Brien obviously believes in both of these guys after going out and...
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Report: Buffalo Bills Do Not Want to Appear on “Hard Knocks”

It’s being reported that the three finalists to appear on the HBO mini series “Hard Knocks” consist of the Houston Texans, Washington Redskins and Buffalo Bills. After hearing that Washington is not interested, it now appears the Bills don’t want to be featured either. Bills source confirms that the team is still not interested in doing Hard Knocks this summer. — Mike...
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Report: Texans potential 'Hard Knocks' choice

The Houston Texans' competition for the starting quarterback job between Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer may end up playing out on reality television. ESPN Cleveland's Tony Grossi says that the Texans are one of three finalists to be featured on HBO's training camp show 'Hard Knocks' this summer. The other teams in contention are said to be the Washington Redskins and Buffalo Bills...
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Look: Somebody gave former Washington Redskins head coach Joe Gibbs a sword

Joe Gibbs had a pretty impressive run with the Washington Redskins when he was head coach. From 1981 to to 1991 they were one of the league’s best teams and won three Super Bowls. What’s even more impressive is Gibbs wielding a sword… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: All 32 teams ranked on how they’d cope with playing their backup QB Top 10 in 2015: The 10 best quarterbacks...
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Could Brian Hoyer be the starter for the Houston Texans in 2015?

The Houston Texans aren’t ruling anybody out just yet. They have decided to have their new acquisition Brian Hoyer come in and compete for the starting job. Hoyer, who will split first-team reps with his competition Ryan Mallet, said, “We’ve put a lot of extra work in after our workouts, whether it’s going in the...
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Texans’ QB Brian Hoyer: Re-Learning Bill O’Brien’s Offense Like “Getting Back on the Bike”

Quarterback Brian Hoyer may be new to the Houston Texans, but he’s already quite familiar with head coach Bill O’Brien. The two worked together from 2009 until 2011 when O’Brien was the New England Patriots’ quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator and Hoyer worked as Tom Brady’s backup. And as he said to’s Deepi Sidhu on Monday, re-learning O’Brien’s...
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WATCH: Houston Texans QB Brian Hoyer Makes a Pretty Decent Outfielder

One of the toughest things for football players to do has nothing to do with the game. It's figuring out what to do after the game. If Brian Hoyer does not work out in Houston it is hard to say that he is going to be highly sought after. He may get another tryout or two, but if he can't become a starter and remain one now he likely never will be.If quarterbacking does not pan out...
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Texans happy with QB situation as draft enters Day 2

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans wouldn't discuss what position they'll target on Day 2 of the NFL draft on Friday night. But if coach Bill O'Brien's comments are any indication, they won't be taking a quarterback. O'Brien seemed aggravated on Thursday night after they selected cornerback Kevin Johnson in the first round when a reporter asked about the importance of building the...
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Texans GM: Drafting a QB still a possibility

On paper, it would seem the Texans are comfortably set at quarterback. After all, the team re-signed Ryan Mallett and signed Brian Hoyer this offseason. There's also 2014 fourth-round pick Tom Savage, now entering his second year with the team.Despite that, Texans general manager Rick Smith said Tuesday the team isn't opposed to drafting another QB this year. "No, not at all." Smith...
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Houston Texans State of the Roster: Quarterback

Houston Texans State of the Roster:Wide ReceiverIt’s the most important position on a football team, but as far as quarterback situations in Houston go, things traditionally have fallen along the continuum of “pleasantly sufficient” to “ugly”.Really, really ugly. Well, not anymore!Maybe.After the disaster that was David Carr, taken first overall in 2002, (the benefactor...
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Market for Michael Vick may pickup after draft

When NFL Free Agency kicked off the market for free agent quarterbacks was not very good. Brian Hoyer signed with the Houston Texans, Tyrod Taylor signed with the Buffalo Bills, and Matt Schaub signed with the Baltimore Ravens. With that being said, it seems like more teams are set on drafting a quarterback. One quarterback who has not been signed yet is Michael Vick. According to...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Most Prominent Positional Needs Ahead of the Draft

View image | The Houston Texans have made some huge moves this offseason. Typically a team that doesn’t chase free agents, the Texans made a splash by landing Vince Wilfork, Brian Hoyer, and Rahim Moore. Fans are optimistic about the moves, but there are still a few holes that the team needs to fill before the start of the season if they plan on being successful...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Texans surprise hosts for one of draft’s more intriguing QBs

The Houston Texans QB situation still feels unsettled. Yes, Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallett and Tom Savage all will likely get a crack at the starting job, but some still believe they won’t be the only ones. Could a UCLA product be thrown into the mix? A bit unexpected: #UCLA QB Brett Hundley was spotted in Houston, set for a pre-draft visit with the #Texans tomorrow, I’m told. ...
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Ryan Mallett Poised to Start for Texans

Headed into the 2015 season, the Houston Texans have something of a quarterback quandary. After the Ryan Fitzpatrick experiment fizzled out near the end of last season, Houston elected to move on from the 32-year-old veteran. Enter former New England Patriots backups Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer. The two quarterbacks competed with each other as Tom Brady's backup in 2011-12, and...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Brian Hoyer the Worst Starting QB in the NFL?

View image | As part of TopSportsReport’s series of NFL power rankings articles, we decided that a Quarterback power rankings article would be enjoyable for fans to read as well as enjoyable for a writer to write.  The Quarterback position has become one of the most important positions in the NFL today, as it grew more and more important with the evolution of...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans sign WR Nate Washington

The Houston Texans have signed unrestricted free agent wide receiver Nate Washington. Washington (6-1, 183), started 11-of-16 games with the Tennessee Titans last season, hauling in 40 passes for 647 yards. The 11-year veteran also registered two receiving touchdowns, including a career-long 80-yard score vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 11. The 31-year-old Washington had...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston? They don’t have much of a problem

The offseason, where signing the big name free agents such as Julius Thomas, Darrelle Revis, and Ndamukong Suh make the biggest headlines, and without a doubt get the most attention from the media. However, some of the most productive and helpful moves can occur without making much noise. A collection of signings to add depth and filling important fundamental roles can elevate a...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans sign QB Brian Hoyer and re-sign QB Ryan Mallett

These are obviously separate deals, but I feel like I have to grade them together. Both deals are pretty appropriate values, as Hoyer gets 10.5 million over 2 years with 4.75 million guaranteed, while Mallett gets 7 million over 2 years with 1.75 million guaranteed. However, the fact that the Texans signed both of them essentially ended Ryan Fitzpatrick’s tenure in Houston (he...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Better Without QB Brian Hoyer

Some fans may be upset, but the New York Jets are better without free agent quarterback Brian Hoyer. Yes the Jets need a significant upgrade at QB and yes Hoyer was available. But none of that equals improvement for New York. Count Jets Nation lucky that Hoyer chose the Houston Texans over the Jets, and even luckier that the Texans traded Ryan Fitzpatrick to New York.Brian Hoyer...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans re-sign Kareem Jackson, Ryan Mallet, add Brian Hoyer

Today, the Houston Texans rewarded cornerback Kareem Jackson with a new four-year deal worth $34 million. Jackson has 10 interceptions in his five-year career, as well as 241 total tackles. The move keeps the promising cornerback under contract and keeps the young core together. The Texans have also made moves at the quarterback position. Ryan Mallet has been re-signed to a three...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns sign wide receiver Brian Hartline

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The Cleveland Browns need some wide receiver help in a big way next season, especially after the news that Josh Gordon would be suspended for all of 2015. They were able to make a step in that direction by signing veteran wide receiver Brian Hartline, who was cut by the Miami Dolphins earlier this offseason. Breaking: Brian Hartline is signing with...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Hoyer to sign with Texans, compete for starting job

A friendly quarterback competition is coming to the Houston Texans. Former New England Patriots backup quarterbacks Brian Hoyer and Ryan Mallett are expected to reunite with the Texans and compete for the starting role, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday. Hoyer won’t officially hit free agency until Tuesday at 4 p.m., but he is expected to sign a three-year deal, according...
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Hoyer expected to sign with Houston Texans

Ryan Fitzpatrick started 12 games for the Houston Texans in 2014 before suffering a season ending injury and the Texans are on the hunt for another signal caller. Will this be the end of Fitzpatrick or Ryan Mallet in Houston? Per source, Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer is planning to sign with the Texans tomorrow. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 9, 2015 Details still need...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Hoyer expected to sign with Houston Texans

Ryan Fitzpatrick started 12 games for the Houston Texans in 2014 before suffering a season ending injury and the Texans are on the hunt for another signal caller. Will this be the end of Fitzpatrick or Ryan Mallet in Houston? Per source, Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer is planning to sign with the Texans tomorrow. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 9, 2015 Details still need...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Texans land first of two free agent quarterbacks

The Houston Texans got in on the free agent frenzy Monday morning. Ex-#Browns QB Brian Hoyer plans to sign a multi-year deal with the #Texans, likely three years, I’m told. They plan to have Hoyer & Mallett — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 9, 2015 Hoyer’s been in the league since 2009, bouncing around from New England to Arizona to Cleveland. He started 13 games last...
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