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Eddie Pleasant pushing for Texans' starting strong safety job

Now that the Houston Texans have settled on Brian Hoyer as the team's starting quarterback, the last bit of unfinished business heading into the regular season is determining who will start at strong safety. Eddie Pleasant and Andre Hal have been competing for the job in training job. Pleasant, a former undrafted free agent who worked his way up from the team's practice squad, has...
Via Fox Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texans QB Savage to start final preseason game

The Texans plan to hold starter Brian Hoyer and backup Ryan Mallett out of Thursday night's preseason finale against the Dallas Cowboys, giving second-year quarterback Tom Savage an extended opportunity to lead the Houston offense. Per the Houston Chronicle, the Texans want to avoid exposing their top two quarterbacks to potential injuries, while also having a chance to evaluate...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tom Savage Gets a Shot in Texans Preseason Finale

The Houston Texans announced that former Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer will be the starter Week 1, but it's second-year signal caller Tom Savage who will get the start in the preseason final versus Dallas Cowboys. BROADCASTING INFORMATION: Thursday, Sept. 3, 8 p.m. ESTDallas, TX, AT&T StadiumTV - KTRK INJURY UPDATE: TEXANS: Running back Arian Foster is still out...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texans take preseason win over Saints

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Brian Hoyer led scoring drives on two of his first three series since being named Houston's starting quarterback, and the Texans went on to a 27-13 preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. All three Texans quarterbacks led scoring drives. Ryan Mallett, who was upset this past week upon learning he'd be the backup, threw a 6-yard touchdown pass...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans' new starting QB Hoyer sharp in win over Saints

NEW ORLEANS -- Brian Hoyer led scoring drives on two of his first three series since being named Houston's starting quarterback, and the Texans went on to a 27-13 preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. All three Texans quarterbacks led scoring drives. Ryan Mallett, who was upset this past week upon learning he'd be the backup, threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Jaelen...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans take preseason win over Saints

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Brian Hoyer led scoring drives on two of his first three series since being named Houston's starting quarterback, and the Texans went on to a 27-13 preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. All three Texans quarterbacks led scoring drives. Ryan Mallett, who was upset this past week upon learning he'd be the backup, threw a 6-yard touchdown pass...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans take preseason win over Saints 27-13

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Brian Hoyer led scoring drives on two of his first three series since being named Houston's starting quarterback, and the Texans went on to a 27-13 preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. All three Texans quarterbacks led scoring drives. Ryan Mallett, who was upset this past week upon learning he'd be the backup, threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans RB Alfred Blue With The One-Yard Dive Into The End Zone Against New Orleans

The Houston Texans are facing two huge question marks on offense this season: (1) can Brian Hoyer get the job done, and (2) will there be a running game without Arian Foster? Time will tell on Hoyer, but there are signs that make it appear as if the running game might be able to survive until Arian Foster can play.When guys make one-yard dives into the end zone like Alfred Blue did...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals take on Raiders, Saints host Texans on Sunday

A look at what to expect in Sunday night's preseason games (all times EDT): --- TEXANS AT SAINTS, 4 p.m. Brian Hoyer gets his first chance to validate Houston coach Bill O'Brien's decision earlier this week to make him the Texans' starting quarterback over Ryan Mallett. Mallett has acknowledged being a little angry about the decision, but has vowed to keep working hard. With top...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer Comes Out on Top of Houston Texans Quarterback Competition

(Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) The Houston Texans second preseason game yielded rather pedestrian results from the two players fighting for the team’s starting quarterback job, and although neither Brian Hoyer or Ryan Mallett made a strong statement to claim the job, head coach Bill O’Brien apparently saw enough out of Hoyer (or not enough from Mallett) to name the veteran...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett sleeps through Houston Texans practice

Ryan Mallett is not having a good week. Not only did Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien announce earlier this week that Brian Hoyer…not Mallett… would be the Texans starting quarterback, but the decision also aired on HBO’s Hard Knocks series on Tuesday. Now Mallett’s alarm clock is apparently broke as well, because he missed Thursday morning’s Texans practice. ...
Via EndZoneScore
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars owner Shahid Khan’s birthday cake is embarrassingly bad

What do you do on your birthday when you’re a billionaire sports owner? Buy an awesome cake of course! AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier fan bases Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen this week in the preseason First and 10: Contenders that won’t even make the playoffs Fantasy Preview: The top-30 TEs for 2015 Via Xelif on Reddit Oh … okay. I wasn...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

This Brian Hoyer song will make you get emotional about the Texans new QB

Brian Hoyer has officially been named the starting quarterback of the Houston Texans, and it’s about time that we start buying in. This video may be about his days in Cleveland, but it just goes to show how hard the Browns fans fell for Hoyer. Let’s hope he can do the same in Houston. AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier fan bases Bold Predictions: Five things that...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Going to New Orleans with a Starting QB

It's the third preseason game, and the Houston Texans finally have a starter under center. Bill O'Brien announced earlier this week that former Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer will be handling the first team, but as we saw in this weeks Hard Knocks, he isn't afraid to give Ryan Mallett a shot if things doesn't work out with No. 7.BROADCASTING INFORMATION:Saturday, August...
Via Pro Football Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans QB Ryan Mallett missed practice because he overslept

Just two days after being told he was losing the starting quarterback gig to Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallett didn’t show up for practice with the Houston Texans. Now we know why. According to John McClain, long-time beat writer for the Houston Chronicle, Mallett slept in. Ryan Mallett missed practice cause he overslept but showed up later for meetings. Will b at practice Friday, business...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans' won't explain QB Ryan Mallett's absence after being named backup to Hoyer

According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien would not go into detail on the absence of quarterback Ryan Mallett. Two days after he found out fellow signal caller Brian Hoyer would be the starter going into the start of the season, Mallett was not at Texans practice today. "That’s between Ryan and I,” O’Brien said. “That...
Via 60 Max Power O
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Houston Texans Have Held On To Case Keenum?

The Houston Texans have named Brian Hoyer the team's starting quarterback, but it wasn't exactly a ringing endorsement. O'Brien did say that he was going to have to play well in order to keep the job leaving the door wide open for Ryan Mallett to still have a chance at some point in the season. With the quarterback question--to a degree--still up in the air one can't help but wonder...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans position preview: Quarterbacks

Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer At last, Houston Texans’ Head Coach Bill O’Brien has named a starting quarterback for the season. All summer I was raving about Ryan Mallett, claiming that he would get the starting job. Well I am here to eat my words. O’Brien named Brian Hoyer as the starting quarterback for the Texans this season. Though I favored Mallett over Hoyer, I think...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bill O'Brien picks Houston's quarterback

Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien spent all the offseason program and training camp debating whether to make Brian Hoyer or Ryan Mallett his starting quarterback. Monday, he made his choice, going with Hoyer. Thanks to Houston's participation in this season's installment of 'Hard Knocks,' we got to see how it all went down, with O'Brien breaking the news to his quarterbacks...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Behind the scenes moment when Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien picked a QB (video)

Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien named Brian Hoyer his starting QB on Monday and the Hard Knocks cameras were there to capture every moment. Here’s how it all went down. #HardKnocks takes you behind-the-scenes as Bill O’Brien tells his QBs who won the @HoustonTexans’ starting gig. http://t.co/VdXJJLQRBQ — NFL (@NFL) August 26, 2015 Fascinating. How much fun would it...
Via cover32
8 days ago  |  Discuss

QB Rankings: Based on how angry each of the 32 starters would be if they got benched

This week, Bill O’Brien made a decision at quarterback. The Texans head coach selected Brian Hoyer as his starter, giving him the nod over Ryan Mallett. The move didn’t go over well with the youngster. He was quoted as being “angry” by the choice, believing that he “did enough to win the job.” That got the staff at cover32 thinking about a key question: How would the...
Via cover32
8 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO ‘Hard Knocks’ Episode 3: Texans Choose A Quarterback, Visit NASA

Heading into Tuesday night’s episode of “Hard Knocks” we already knew who won the Houston Texans’ starting quarterback job. However, we didn’t know how that decision was made. This episode gave viewers an inside look at how Texans coach Bill O’Brien came to his decision and ultimately told Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer who won. –The episode went over how both Mallett...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer beats Ryan Mallett for Texans job – WFNY Podcast – 2015-08-25

It’s a quick Tuesday morning podcast and I’m talking about Brian Hoyer winning the Houston Texans starting quarterback job. Brian Hoyer wins the job over Ryan Mallett The neverending Ryan Mallett to the Browns speculation Josh McCown knowing who he is Josh McCown versus Brian Hoyer The quarterback battle versus the quarterback war How everything comes back to Johnny Manziel...
Via Waiting For Next Year
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett Stung By Losing Texans’ Starting QB Job To Brian Hoyer

HOUSTON — Ryan Mallett was still seething on Tuesday, a day after Brian Hoyer beat him out to earn Houston’s starting quarterback job. “Am I disappointed? Yeah. Angry? Little bit,” Mallett said. “Thought I did enough to deserve the job. But it was not seen that way so I’ll do what’s best for the team.” Coach Bill O’Brien, who announced the decision on Monday, said...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans QB Ryan Mallett 'angry' over losing starting job to Brian Hoyer

HOUSTON -- Ryan Mallett was still seething on Tuesday, a day after Brian Hoyer beat him out to earn Houston's starting quarterback job. Mallett says: "Am I disappointed? Yeah. Angry? Little bit. Thought I did enough to deserve the job. But it was not seen that way so I'll do what's best for the team." Coach Bill O'Brien, who announced the decision on Monday, wouldn't expect Mallett...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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