Five reasons the Dallas Cowboys will beat the Houston Texans

Heading into the final week of the preseason now seems like as good a time as any to start my regular weekly feature, “Five Reasons the Cowboys Will Win”. Each week this season I will help you turn the page from the previous week whether good or bad, and focus on Dallas’ upcoming opponent and why the Cowboys will beat them. In this first installment, I will give you the reasons...
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Houston Texans: Player Most Likely To Break Out In 2015

Replacing Andre Picking a rookie wide receiver as a breakout star in 2015 seems almost a little too obvious after the success of Odell Beckham Jr., Mike Evans, Kelvin Benjamin, Jordan Matthews, Brandin Cooks - the list goes on. But the Houston Texans really need someone to step it up after the loss of long-time star wideout Andre Johnson and his 147 targets, 85 receptions last...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Was Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins Robbed Of A Touchdown?

In the first quarter of Sunday's preseason game against the New Orleans Saints it looked like Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins had made a tremendous catch while being interfered with for a touchdown. The refs called it incomplete, but the Texans challenged the call. In the end, the call was upheld with the refs saying he didn't have control of the ball (because he shifted...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

6 players to target in fantasy football drafts despite shaky quarterbacks

The wonderful thing about building a fantasy football team is that despite mediocre play from quarterbacks, NFL teams can still offer productive players for your roster. Now, selecting the shaky quarterbacks isn’t necessarily a wise decision, but keeping tabs on their top targets would be a wise choice during your draft. DeSean Jackson, Washington football team While Jackson...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Four receivers geared for a fantasy season breakout

Two injuries have robbed fantasy football owners of great players. So far, Jordy Nelson and Kelvin Benjamin have been lost for the upcoming year; fortunately for fantasy players, wide receiver is the deepest position. There are many promising  players that have the potential to ascend and become top 10 fantasy producers. Coming into this season my projections for  the final top...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Hopkins Looks to Continue his Preseason Success

DeAndre Hopkins #10 of the Houston Texans walks off the field afrter the Texans defeated the Tennessee Titans 45-21 at NRG Stadium. (Mandatory Credit:ESPN/Getty Images) Last season DeAndre Hopkins took a back seat to Andre Johnson who had been the team’s number one receiver for the last 12 years. This year Johnson is in Indianapolis and Hopkins is expected to step up as a leader...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Texans Still Have a Top 20 Offense?

View image | Click to See Full Power Rankings Article The lack of a franchise quarterback lowers Houston’s ranking significantly, as does losing Andre Johnson. They did, however, add Jaelen Strong in the draft and brought in Cecil Shorts and Nate Washington to team up with DeAndre Hopkins. Arian Foster will return at running back when healthy. The offensive...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL 3rd Year Wide Receivers

Whether you really buy the 3rd year breakout, or whether you simply treat it as another tool in your belt as you approach draft day, it’s data worth knowing. After all, the pro game makes for a tough adjustment and it takes some time for it all to become natural. This year’s 3rd year receivers are noted below, in order of their appearance in my 2015 ranks. With the ranks included...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans WR Jaelen Strong Pulls In 10-Yard Touchdown Pass From Tom Savage

The Houston Texans have a solid No. 1 receiver in DeAndre Hopkins. What they need--besides a quarterback and a healthy running back--is a good No, 2. Cecil Shorts helped make his case with a nice 58-yard touchdown reception from Brian Hoyer. Rookie Jaelen Strong would love to be the No. 2 man as well.He countered Shorts' reception with a nice 10-yard catch for his first NFL touchdown...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAngelo Hall trashes DeAndre Hopkins over Hard Knocks, loses again

The Houston Texans are the focus of this season of the hit show Hard Knocks, and the premiere episode that aired the team’s joint practice with the Washington Redskins is already making headlines due to a completely accidental rivalry between Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins and Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall. Hopkins and Hall were trash-talking each other, before Hopkins broke Hall’s...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Hopkins, DeAngelo Hall take ‘Hard Knocks’ feud to Twitter

The first episode of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” aired earlier this week, and it featured some jawing back and forth between DeAndre Hopkins and DeAngelo Hall from when the Houston Texans and Washington Redskins held a joint training camp practice. The beef didn’t end when the cameras stopped rolling. On Thursday, Hopkins retweeted a Vine video that showed him turning Hall around...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Hopkins Destroys DeAngelo Hall’s Ankles After Trash Talk (Video)

We all know DeAngelo Hall can talk the talk. On this particular occasion, however, he certainly didn’t walk the walk. The outspoken Washington Redskins cornerback was matched up against Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins during the teams’ recent joint practices in Richmond, Va. Things got pretty heated throughout the sessions, and Hall got into the action as well...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Would You Rather Have - DeAndre Hopkins or Brandon Marshall

Last season, in our 14 team .5 PPR fantasy football league, there were 12 WRs that put up 150 fantasy points. That group was of course led by Antonio Brown (239.45), Dez Bryant, Demarius Thomas and Jordy Nelson, who each put up 200+ points. The WR2 grouping featured players that were separated by just 20 points, with a nice mix of young studs and veterans. We should see similar...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Washington making positive early impression with Texans

The Houston Texans are looking for a wide receiver to start opposite DeAndre Hopkins this season. So far in training camp, veteran Nate Washington is making a strong case for himself.Washington, an 11-year veteran, signed with Texans as free agent after spending the last six season with the Tennessee Titans. Houston head coach Bill O'Brien said he's been impressed with 31-year-old...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins Getting It Done Early In Training Camp

Some would day that Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Hopkins has some big shoes to fill this season, but the truth of the matter is that he started filling Andre Johnson's shoes last season. Last season he accounted for more of his team's passing yards than any other wide receiver in the NFL (35 percent).Yes, even more than Antonio Brown (his total was 34 percent). #khou11 #texans...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Female Friday: DeAndre Hopkins’ girlfriend has 10 photos that will drop your jaw

For DeAndre Hopkins this is his most anticipated year since being drafted. For the first time in his young career, he will be a No.1 option, rather than having someone in front of him on the depth chart. As long as the Texans come out of training camp with a named starter under center, Hopkins will take care of the rest. He is an absolute animal on the field and off of it, he gets...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Support from Houston Texans Teammates Critical for DeAndre Hopkins’ Continued Success

DeAndre Hopkins #10 of the Houston Texans runs after the catch while Blidi Wreh-Wilson #25 of the Tennessee Titans chases in the fourth quarter in a NFL game on November 30, 2014 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) Expectations have never been higher for Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins. Nor has the pressure for productivity in the...
Via The Sports Journal
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

What will the Houston Texans’ Wide Receiver Corps Look like Post-Andre Johnson?

HOUSTON, TX – DECEMBER 21: DeAndre Hopkins #10 of the Houston Texans is pushed out of bounds by Rashaan Melvin #38 of the Baltimore Ravens at NRG Stadium on December 21, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) The Houston Texans will have to rely on a mostly new-look wide receiver cast in 2015 as the team moves on after the departure of Andre Johnson. Replacing...
Via The Sports Journal
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Predicting the Texans Wide Receiver Production

With the mystery of who will be deemed the starting quarterback in Houston, this makes for an even more difficult, yet interesting article to put together.Brian Hoyer has always been such an average quarterback throughout his career but has never really had stellar receivers to throw to. Ryan Mallett is so unproven and the little evidence we have of him in 2014 can really swing one’s...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Top five NFL WRs next in line to score huge contracts

Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas just put ink to paper, finalizing massive contracts with their respective teams. Five years, $70 million and over $40 million in guaranteed money. The only people happier than Thomas and Bryant (and their families) were these upcoming receivers. Next in line to rake in millions of guaranteed dollars, these young players are hungry. Julio Jones,...
Via Sportsnaut
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: five keys to a successful 2015 season

The Houston Texans finished 9-7 in 2014, but after some transactions during this offseason the Texans are looking to improve on that mark. 2015 is depending on a few factors that must workout consistently throughout the season in order for Houston to have a successful year. Here is a list of five keys to a successful 2015 season for the Texans. Motor behind the Movement: Arian Foster...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Houston Texans that need to step their game up in 2015

The Texans have a strong core of great players on their roster; guys like J.J. Watt, DeAndre Hopkins, and Vince Wilfork. They also have players like Ryan Mallett, Jalen Strong, and Jadeveon Clowney. Guys that haven’t really had the time to prove what they can completely offer. Then there is that tier of players that have had time to play and develop, but have yet to establish themselves...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Best of the best: Three unbelievable catches by DeAndre Hopkins

With the 27th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Houston Texans selected DeAndre Hopkins, wide receiver out of Clemson University. Known for insane ability to bring in any pass that comes his way, the former Tiger is developing into one of the league’s best young receivers. In just two years, he already has 2,012 receiving yards, eight touchdowns a career-long reception of...
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July 06, 2015  |  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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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Recovering DeAndre Hopkins Set to be Houston Texans’ Primary Target

HOUSTON, TX – NOVEMBER 30: DeAndre Hopkins #10 of the Houston Texans walks off the field afrter the Texans defeated the Tennessee Titans 45-21 at NRG Stadium on November 30, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) A decision still needs to be made regarding who will throw the passes for the Houston Texans in the 2015 season, but there is no question who...
Via The Sports Journal
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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