Top 10 Worst Arizona Cardinals Draft Busts (Series 5 of 10)

Thank You for sticking with me, as we continue the series counting down the worst draft busts for the Arizona Cardinals. Break out your popcorn as it is only going to get better from here on out, as we now will unveil the player who holds the 6th place honor, or dishonor for that matter. We must take a look in review of the previous four draft busts to be revealed so far. At 10 there...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Mailbag: Picks we want a do-over on

As we get closer to the NFL Draft, our mailbag turns to all-things draft related. This week’s question is about that coulda-woulda-shoulda picks the Cardinals are probably still kicking themselves for. We’re limiting this to players Arizona took in the first round. Which draft picks do the Cardinals wish they had do-overs for?Who would you have taken instead? -Butch in Mesa This...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 Texans WRs, Best in Team History?

DeAndre Hopkins and Andre Johnson The Houston Texans in 2013 might suit up potentially their best ever wide receiver corps in franchise history. If everything falls rights for the Texans, the talent is there for this new look group of 2013. The Texans will line up a wide receiver opposite Andre Johnson not named Kevin Walter for the first time since 2007 and opened the door...
Via State of the Texans
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Make First Round of Roster Cuts

Sunday night the Houston Texans reduced their active roster to 75 players after releasing and making other injury-related roster moves with 15 of their former employed. As always there was a mix of surprises and expected cuts. Season threatening/ending injuries always make the decision a bit easier for the coaches, so since four of the fifteen were walking wounded, the Texans coaches...
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Make First Round of Roster Cuts

Sunday night the Houston Texans reduced their active roster to 75 players after releasing and making other injury-related roster moves with 15 of their former employed. As always there was a mix of surprises and expected cuts. Season threatening/ending injuries always make the decision a bit easier for the coaches, so since four of the fifteen were walking wounded, the Texans coaches...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Is 2012 A Super Bowl-Or-Bust Season?

After attaining their first-ever playoff appearance and postseason victory in franchise history last season, the Houston Texans enter 2012 already as a popular pick among many pundits to make the trip to the big stage in New Orleans. “I think it’s Super Bowl or bust for them,” NFL Network’s Albert Breer said late last week on SportsRadio 610.  ”I asked Andre Johnson...
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August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Training Camp: On the Mend

Entering Day Seven of Houston Texans training camp, the big story in camp was the recent injury to J.J. Watt and the excused absence of wide receiver Lestar Jean. Here are some camp notes from today.         - There were plenty of rumors flying around on the absence of Lestar Jean from Thursday’s practice, but on Friday he was the first one on the field and was working with...
Via State of the Texans
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Offensive Position Battles Heating up on Day Four of Houston Texans Training Camp

Not to beat a dead horse, but in case you’ve been living under a rock this entire offseason, you know that the Houston Texans have question marks on offense at wide receiver and along their offensive line. The uncertainty at starting positions is never good heading into training camp, but in fairness, the Texans did the next best thing and loaded up on talent at these spots in...
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August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Houston Texans: Essential Fantasy Facts

It's preseason, which means it's time to start preparing for your fantasy football draft.  This is a look at last year's AFC South division-winning Houston Texans.  Coming off their best season at 10-6 since joining the league in 2002, the Texans are favored to again win the south.  Head coach Gary Kubiak finally delivered a playoff team in Houston and for now the...
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July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans Training Camp: The Opening Act

Today was a the opening day of Texans 2012 Training Camp, and there was a buzz in the air. So much 5,012 fans showed up as early as 2 a.m. before the gates opened at 7 a.m. Plenty of notes on today’s camp.     Camp Notes   - The first hour of practice was outside, but was soon moved inside. The reason was that they wanted the team to get “acclimated” to the heat. -  Offensive lineman...
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July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Things to Look Out For at Texans Training Camp

For the first time since football has been back in the great city of Houston, there are higher expectations for the Texans than to simply make the playoffs. With that monkey finally off of their collective backs, the goal of 2012 for the players is quite easy to narrow down; anything less than a Super Bowl appearance is a disappointment for them. It’s tough to argue against their...
July 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans Pass On Roy Williams, Bring Back Bryant Johnson, Sign LB

While wide receiver Roy Williams‘ tryout received much more attention, the Houston Texans decided to sign the other former first-round receiver who also worked out for the team on Thursday. Bryant Johnson, the 17th overall pick in 2003 by the Arizona Cardinals, played in all 16 games last season for the Texans and was re-signed by the team, according to John McClain of the Houston...
Via Gridiron Grit
July 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans add WR, LB

Mark Berman KRIV-TV HOUSTON - NFL sources told FOX 26 Sports the Houston Texans will sign receiver Bryant Johnson, who played for the Texans last season, and linebacker Keyaron Fox. Johnson, who caught six passes for 90 yards and one touchdown for the Texans in 2011, began his career with the Arizona Cardinals, where he played for five years. He has also played for the San Francisco...
Via Fox Sports Houston
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans add veteran WR Johnson

The Texans agreed to a one-year contract with wide receiver Bryant Johnson, who'll add needed veteran depth in his second season with the franchise. Johnson, 31, played in all 16 games, mostly on special teams, for the Texans in 2011. He was an unrestricted free agent but went unsigned through the offseason. Johnson, a first-round pick in 2003 out of Penn State, has the speed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans Resign Bryant Johnson and a Veteran Linebacker

According to Mark Berman of Houston Fox Sports, the Houston Texans have agreed to bring back veteran wide receiver Bryant Johnson back for one more go during the upcoming training camp. Johnson was brought in last season during the last week of training camp, and ended up making the 53 man roster heading into Week 1 last season. He did appear in all 16 games for the Texans last...
Via State of the Texans
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans vs. Dolphins: Week 2 Snap Counts

Here on the State of the Texans we are going to release the snaps counts of the Texans players on offense and defense for the next few weeks. We wanted to see the snaps that the Texans players accumulated over the season, and also give us a better insight on the personnel packages they used on offense and defense. We looked at snaps, carries, targets, hurries and anything else we...
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July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

But He is a Good Blocking Wide Receiver

This seems to be the battle cry when it comes to fans talking about the wide receiver opposite of Andre Johnson, “but he is a good blocking wide receiver“. Unfortunately for Houston Texans fans and their offense, it sometimes seems acceptable NOT to have a wide receiver that has game breaking ability. I enjoy the idea of having a possession wide receiver in offense but they...
Via State of the Texans
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Conspiracy Theory: The Wide Receivers

In this series we look at moves the Houston Texans have made since the free agency period and during the draft and let you know what is “really” going on at Reliant and with the team in 2012.   All we have heard since we can remember the past few season that the Houston Texans need to get Andre Johnson some help on the other side of him. Since 2006, Kevin Walter has been a cornerstone...
Via State of the Texans
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans Make Moves Heading into 2012

The Houston Texans late Monday evening continued multiple moves to clear up some cap space heading into the 2012 season. The moves are as follows. 3/12/2011 Texans awarded another $1.6 million dollars in cap space for Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys front loaded contracts during the 2011 season. Eric Winston was cut early Monday afternoon. The Texans save $4.5 million against...
Via State of the Texans
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans ready to move on from 23-22 loss to Titans

The Houston Texans didn't spend much time worrying about Sunday's loss to the Tennessee Titans. They had much more important concerns with the first playoff game in franchise history just six days away. Matt Hasselbeck threw two touchdown passes and Houston botched a 2-point conversion at the end of Tennessee's 23-22 victory at Reliant Stadium. The Texans (10-6) will...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Real Recap: Titans Edge Depleted Texans

It was not elegant. It was rarely pretty. They needed some fluke luck to seal the deal. But in the end, the Tennessee Titans got what they didn't get in 2006: a win in the final game of the season to keep their playoff hopes alive against an opponent who know they were playing the next weekend. This time, as in 2006: 23 points, this year's magic number. For the opponent:...
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January 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Quick recap: Titans 23 - Texans 22

I'll write a full recap later tonight, but wanted to get something up immediately.The Titans pulled out a close win against what ended up being a much more reserve-filled Houston Texans squad than anticipated. Matt Hasselbeck found Nate Washington for several long passes in the second half against the Texans' scrubs in the secondary, including what proved to be the game-winning...
Via Total Titans
January 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Concerns Brewing in Houston

  The Houston Texans are sitting at 10-4 and in the midst of their best season of their short franchise history. They just had their 7 game win streak ended by the Carolina Panthers, and the Texans must adjust on the run.   Trying to fix their issues the Texans must get ready for the Indianapolis Colts this Thursday night on a short week. The Texans had 17 players on Monday that...
Via State of the Texans
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Texans Johnson shocked at Penn State scandal

Texans veteran receiver Bryant Johnson played at Penn State from 1999-2002. Johnson was the 17th overall pick in the 2003 draft, selected by the Arizona Cardinals. Johnson was surrounded my members of the Houston media Thursday afternoon, not quite 24 hours after his former coach, Joe Paterno, was fired by Penn State. I know this guy, said Johnson about his former coach. He doesnt...
Via Fox Sports Houston
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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