Weekly Rewind: The importance of the Rams’ O-line; team gets set for Week 1

Here’s a recap of what you may have missed this past week. cover32 Rams Local Content - Rams acquire former Texans quarterback Case Keenum (READ) - The St. Louis Rams offensive line is the key to a successful season (READ) - Reason to be concerned about Greg Robinson? (READ) - Top 5 ways the St. Louis Rams can win against Minnesota (READ) - Chris Long restructures contract...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

One-time rivals Davis and Keenum team up as backup QBs in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS -- The Rams' latest addition at quarterback has a lot in common with the player he'll be challenging for a backup spot. Coach Jeff Fisher said his staff spent several hours evaluating tape before deciding to add Case Keenum, who got a call from St. Louis at about 3 p.m. on Monday. He's eager to learn a new system and play football outside of Houston for the...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams claim QB Case Keenum off waivers

Shortly after trading for New England Patriots QB Ryan Mallett, the Houston Texans decided to waive second-year quarterback Case Keenum. The quarterback needy St. Louis Rams quickly swooped in and claimed the University of Houston product off waivers. Keenum struggled this preseason for the Texans under first-year head coach Bill O’Brien, as reports last week suggested he might...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams Acquire QB Case Keenum

According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, quarterback Case Keenum, who was just dropped by the Houston Texans, has been claimed off the waivers by the St. Louis Rams, .@StLouisRams claim Case Keenum off waivers: — NFL (@nfl) September 1, 2014 Keenum didn’t sit long on the waiver wire, as the Rams made a quick swoop to acquire...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams claim Case Keenum off waivers to add QB depth

ST. LOUIS -- Rams coach Jeff Fisher said Saturday the Rams would address the quarterback position, and it didn't take long for them to make their first move. St. Louis claimed Houston quarterback Case Keenum off waivers Monday afternoon, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. He'll be the team's third quarterback and will require the Rams to cut another player to make...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Case Keenum the Real Winner in Ryan Mallett-to-Houston Texans Deal

When the Houston Texans traded for Ryan Mallett the guys on the roster knew one thing--someone was going to have to go. The team is already paying Ryan Fitzpatrick more than he's worth. Tom Savage was just drafted. That left Case Keenum to be dropped in order to make room--and he was.As much as that might suck for a hometown hero to be let go in the end it appears that Keenum...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Houston Texans quarterback finds a new home

A day after acquiring Ryan Mallett and releasing Case Keenum, it appears as though the former Texans quarterback has found a new home. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the St. Louis Rams won the claim to acquire him. With starting quarterback Sam Bradford out for the season after suffering a torn ACL in the preseason, the Rams needed to find a suitable replacement, and...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams acquire former Texans quarterback Case Keenum

The Rams claimed former Houston Texans quarterback Case Keenum off waivers today. The #Rams have claimed former #Texans QB Case Keenum on waivers. Smart move. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 1, 2014 Keenum, 26, is expected to slide into the no. 2 quarterback role behind Shaun Hill. As of now, Austin Davis remains on the roster and will serve as the no. 3 quarterback. Although...
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Rams Claim QB Case Keenum Off Waivers

With Sam Bradford being out for the season, the Rams could use some quarterback depth. Today, they claimed Case Keenum off waivers. The #Rams have claimed former #Texans QB Case Keenum on waivers. Smart move. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 1, 2014  
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams claim Chase Keenum off waivers

getty images Former Houston Texans starter Case Keenum has been claimed off waivers by the St. Louis Rams. Expendable following the teams acquisition of Ryan Mallett, Keenum never had much of a chance of beating out Ryan Fitzpatrick for the staring job. The Texans will go with three quarterbacks on their 53-man roster with Tom Savage joining Mallett and Fitzpatrick. With the Rams...
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams claim QB Case Keenum off waivers

The St. Louis Rams have claimed quarterback Case Keenum off of waivers following his release from the Texans on Sunday. THIS JUST IN: Rams claimed former Texans QB Case Keenum on waivers. (via @AdamSchefter) — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) September 1, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; ...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams Claim QB Case Keenum Off Waivers From Texans

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Rams have claimed former Texans QB Case Keenum off of waivers on Monday. Keenum was placed on waivers shortly after the Texans acquired Ryan Mallett via a trade with the Patriots. Keenum, 26, has one year remaining on his contract and stands to make $495,000 for the upcoming season. However, he’ll be an exclusive rights free agent, which...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

National confidence level in Houston Texans rises heading into regular season

It’s finally here. No more training camp practices. No scrimmages. No more meaningless exhibitions. Now, it’s actually for real; the NFL regular season is upon us! During the next 17 weeks, 32 teams will vie for 12 playoff spots, all in the hopes of being the last team standing at the end. For some, this is a realistic possibility; for others, it’s nothing but a pipe dream...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Grade Day: The Ryan Mallett trade, Case Keenum release

In today’s version of “Grade Day,” we will be grading the moves made by the Houston Texans. A couple of significant changes were made to the roster just a week before the Houston Texans kick off their season against Washington. Trading for Ryan Mallett: A+ The Texans pulled off a big tradethat was rumored for a long time. They acquired Mallett from the New England Patriots...
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September 01, 2014  |  1 Comment

5 things we learned from Houston Texans preseason finale defeat

The Houston Texans had a poor finish to the preseason, even though plenty of starters saw little to no action. After winning two out of three preseason games, they dropped a 40-13 decision to the San Francisco 49ers at home. With preseason in the books and NFL Kickoff set for Thursday, here are five things we learned from the loss. You may also be interested in:Grade Day: The Ryan...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Made Room for QB Ryan Mallet; Cut Case Keenum

Houston Texans Made Room for QB Ryan Mallet; Cut Case Keenum Quarterback Ryan Mallett is on the move as the New England Patriots have traded him to the Houston Texans, reportedly for a 2016 seventh-round draft pick, via NFL Media Insider, Ian Rapoport. This move means the Texans had to … The post Houston Texans Made Room for QB Ryan Mallet; Cut Case Keenum appeared first on Fantasy...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Waive QB Case Keenum Following Ryan Mallett Trade

  ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that the Texans have already informed QB Case Keenum that he will be waived following the trade for QB Ryan Mallett. There has been previous speculation that Keenum could end up in Baltimore with his former head coach Gary Kubiak, who is now running the Ravens’ offense. Keenum, 26, has one year remaining on his contract and stands to make $495...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans vs. San Francisco 49er’s: Tweet of the Game

One of the few highlights for the Texans in their 40-13 loss to the 49er’s, was captured in this tweet from the Texans official twitter account. Pick 6! Andre Hal with his second of the preseason! #TexansPreseason — Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) August 29, 2014 In a game where the defense looked out matched, this play was one of the bright spots for the D.  It was the second...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans CB Andre Hall Sets New Team Record in Preseason Loss to the 49ers

Not much happened for the Houston Texans in Thursday night's preseason finale against the San Francisco 49ers. The team had hoped either Case Keenum or Tam Savage would take a firm grasp on the No. 2 QB job, but they didn't. Since they couldn't get any offense going it fell to the defense to help out and put some points on the board--so they did.@FanSidedGIF/TwitterCornerback...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Grade Day: Houston Texans quarterbacks against Denver Broncos

After a nice win against the Denver Broncos, 18-17 in their third preseason game, the Houston Texans will prepare to close it out on a high note when they visit the San Francisco 49ers before gearing up for the regular season. Now, let’s have a look at how each of the three Texans quarterbacks performed on Monday. Ryan Fitzpatrick- B Fitzpatrick didn’t turn the ball over at all...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Savage could begin season No. 2 at QB for Texans

Getty Images The Houston Texans have uncertainty at the quarterback position. With Ryan Fitzpatrick showing little thus far the Texans could be forced to make a switch relatively quick this season. While Case Keenum appeared set to begin the season at No. 2 on the depth chart Texans head coach Bill O’Brien suggested on Sunday that rookie Tom Savage could move ahead of him prior...
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans rookie QB Tom Savage plays hero in win over Broncos

Rookie Tom Savage, trying to surge past Case Keenum and claim the Texans’ backup quarterback job, took a major step in that direction by rifling a 31-yard touchdown pass to second-year tight end Ryan Griffin with 59 seconds left Saturday night, then found fellow rookie Travis Labhart for the two-point conversation as Houston beat the Broncos 18-17 in Denver. Savage went 5-for...
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Grade Day: Houston Texans unit performances

The Houston Texans dominated the Atlanta Falcons 32-7 after an excellent overall performance. It’s now time to have a look at the units and give them their grades. Offense- B+ The Texans offense finished with 323 total yards of offense in this one. The quarterback play was very strong under Ryan Fitzpatrick, where he had nine passes completed for  97 yards and a touchdown. However...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Preseason Projected 53 Man Roster And Depth Chart

Below is a projected Houston Texans 53 Man Roster and Depth Chart for the upcoming season.  Written by Jon Rodgers. Quarterback #453532690 / Ryan Fitzpatrick – Quite a few people in Houston would love to see Keenum get the start, but Fitzpatrick was brought in for a reason. He may not be a Pro Bowler, but Fitzpatrick still has his moments of magic, and could...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Case Keenum gets first-team reps with Texans

While Houston Texans head coach Bill O’ Brien stated that the Ryan Fitzpatrick would remain the team’s starting quarterback, there was a change at practice on Thursday. After the Texans struggled to move the ball against the Arizona Cardinals in their first preseason game, O’Brien stood behind Fitzpatrick, but left the door open for any possible […]
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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