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The Funniest Athlete Tweets of 2014

To Texan suite sales-I am sorry,but because of recent changes I will Not renew my purchase of a suite.Hope u understand. Wade Phillips — Wade Phillips (@sonofbum) January 6, 2014 When I’m in jail… RT @CheeksAndDekes: @ochocinco are you ever NOT on Twitter? — Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) January 7, 2014 Big weekend! Who well write there way into history!!!! — Michael...
Via Sports Pickle
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Cut Running Backs Tim Cornett & Dennis Johnson

  According to Aaron Wilson, the Houston Texans continue to revamp their backfield, this time by cutting RB Tim Cornett and RB Dennis Johnson. Cornett, 22, signed with the Texans as an undrafted free agent out of UNLV back in May. He happanes to be UNLV’s all-time leading rusher totaling 769 carries for 3,733 yards (4.85 YPC) and 35 career touchdowns. Johnson, 24, appeared in...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Texans Work Out Three Veteran Running Backs

  John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Texans brought in three veteran running backs on Monday for workouts including: Ronnie Brown, Brian Leonard and William Powell. The Texans could use some extra depth at running back as they currently have Andre Brown, Jonathan Grimes, rookie Alfred Blue, and Dennis Johnson competing for roster spots behind Arian Foster....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Jadeveon Clowney Shows off Crazy Speed, Spares RB’s Life at Practice

Remember when Jadeveon Clowney did this? Well it’s taken all of two weeks into training camp for the Houston Texans No. 1 pick to show off that same type of burst off the line of scrimmage. During today’s afternoon session, Clowney flew off the line and had an opportunity to demolish running back Dennis Johnson, but showed better judgement towards his teammate and let him off...
Via Standing O Sports
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jadeveon Clowney nearly blows up his own Houston Texans teammate

When you have a weapon like the Houston Texans do in Jadeveon Clowney you have to handle it carefully. The last thing you want is your nuclear arsenal going off in your own backyard, afterall. Yesterday at Texans training camp it looked like Clowney was about to blow up one of his own teammates, running back Dennis Johnson. Here’s the video: You can see Clowney coming out of nowhere...
Via cover32 - Texans
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Clowney spares Texans running back of massive hit in practice

Often times during the early stages of NFL training camps, defensive players are itching for more with full hits out of the question against their offensive teammates. Houston Texans rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney appears to be yearning to lay down the hurt on some unsuspecting player, but is still limited on what he can do in just the third day of practice. Luckily @CaptRonBRB...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney Nearly Mortal Kombats Running Back With Hit

Jadeveon Clowney's training camp hit was nearly fatal for running back Dennis Johnson. Here's video from Houston Texans practice.
Via Gamedayr
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans 2014: 5 Most Pressing Questions

Last season the Houston Texans are a team that went from first to worst in AFC South Division along with the entire league finishing with a 2-14 record. The only thing the Texans really won last year was the number one overall pick in the 2014 draft where they quickly selected South Carolina Gamecocks star defensive end Jadeveon Clowney.At first it looked like 2013 would be another...
Via Football Nation
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans 2014 NFL Season Preview

Quarterback The Texans went from 12-4 in 2012 to 2-14 in 2013. What happened? Well, for one, the Texans weren’t as good as that 12-4 record suggested in 2012. They finished 11th in DVOA in 2012, as they faced a schedule that was 26th in the NFL in terms of DVOA. They went 5-0 in games decided by a touchdown or less and had about 10.2 Pythagorean Wins. They also finished 3rd in...
Via The Football Fan Spot
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Running Backs Have Blue Balls--Literally

Before you let your mind wonder too close to the gutter--no, the Texans running backs are not doing some crazy 'no sex during OTAs' thing like a World Cup soccer team and than spending all night in a strip club.They are working on not fumbling.via TwitterDuring workouts the running backs are carrying footballs covered with a slippery, blue sleeve in order to force them to think...
Via FatManWriting
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

1st Round Quarterback Discussion

SCOTT HALLERAN & ANDY LYONS/GETTY IMAGES; JOHN RAOUX/A Victor Akintola NFL Writer When considering the teams who could be looking for a QB in the early 1st round, one could conclude that these quarerbacks probably won’t do much in their respective 1st year’s. The Jaguars have nothing to build on. They have absolutely no talent, and if Maurice Jones-Drew leaves, they won...
Via TopSportsReport
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans-Texans inactives, gameday thread

The inactives are out for today's game at LP Field between the Tennessee Titans and the Houston Texans, and here they are: HOUSTON TEXANS: RB Dennis Johnson, QB Case Keenum, G Alex Kupper, ILB Joe Mays, FB Toben Opurum, WR DeVier Posey, G Cody White TENNESSEE TITANS: WR Kenny Britt, DT Jurrell Casey, C Kevin Matthews, WR Michael Preston, RT David Stewart, QB Tyler Wilson...
Via Total Titans
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Texans' Week 17 Injury Report: DeVier Posey, Case Keenum, Dennis Johnson

There are few words that can successfully describe just how bad this season has been for the Houston Texans. Losers of 13 straight, the Texans have clearly shifted their focus towards the future.The Texans placed tight end Garrett Graham on the injured reserve earlier this week, partnering him on the sidelines with starter Owen Daniels. Backup Ryan Griffin is expected to fill...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News & Rumors: Friday 12/27

Bills QB Thad Lewis will start Week 17′s game against the Patriots. (NFLTR) QB E.J. Manuel has been ruled out for Week 17. (NFLTR) Contract details regarding DT Alan Branch‘s extension with the Bills. (NFLTR) WR Stevie Johnson did not practice on Friday. Browns TE Jordan Cameron has been cleared to practice. (Mary Kay Cabot) Buccaneers DC Bill Sheridan seemed to suggest...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans-Titans Preview

It's been a forgettable season for the Houston Texans, who haven't tasted victory since beating the Tennessee Titans all the way back in Week 2. They'd really like to go out with another win against them. The Texans again try to snap the longest losing streak in franchise history Sunday when they visit a Titans team that could be playing its last game under coach Mike Munchak....
Via AP on Fox
December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans have 1 more chance to end skid at Tennessee

The Houston Texans have one last chance to end their skid and avoid tying the worst record in franchise history when they travel to Tennessee for the season finale Sunday. Houston's fans might be hoping for a season-ending 14-game slide, since another loss would clinch the No. 1 overall pick in April's NFL draft. The already banged-up Texans will be in even worse shape against...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos at Houston Texans: Three Bold Predictions

This is a case of life not being fair.Just when things started looking worse for the Houston Texans, the team learns it must play Denver - a team that were surprised by the San Diego Chargers last Thursday night.The Broncos were not supposed to lose that game. Not with Peyton Manning at center and not with its talented offensive core. This was supposed to be a statement game, one...
Via Football Nation
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

The Handcuff Report – The Payoff Special

Did you see that? Did you like what I did there? I used Payoff instead of Playoff as a means to be PUNy. *squeezes horn* Yeah, I’m not very funny, the baby’s mama said most people laugh at me instead of with me. Funny I never got that til I met Sky a couple months back. I’m also not very happy right now. I have missed the playoffs almost everywhere, have tried kicking out the...
Via Razzball Football
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Gridiron Gumbo: AFC South Game Preview: Texans @ Jaguars

Houston Texans @ Jacksonville JaguarsStadium/Time: EverBank Field, Jacksonville, FL. 8:25 P.M. ESTLine: -3.0 HOUOver/Under: 43.0Weather: 82 Degrees, Scattered CloudsInjury Reports:--Houston Texans Injury Report--Jacksonville Jaguars Injury ReportThe Jacksonville Jaguars (3-9) play host to the struggling Houston Texans (2-10) at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida tonight, as...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars News and Notes: This Thursday is a Really Big Deal

The skid has to end. After winning three of the past four games they have played, the Jacksonville Jaguars must get a win at home. The three games they have won have all been road victories and while the road is a place where you like to show some strength, home is truly where the advantage and the heart should be. This week, Thursday specifically, the Jaguars strap the helmets on...
Via Football Nation
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Preview: Patriots @ Texans

Last Sunday, the New England Patriots (8-3) experienced a tale of two halves against the Denver Broncos. In the first half, the team had a multitude of fumbles and turnovers that led to the Broncos taking a 24-0 lead into halftime. Then, Bill Belichick's team put it in to high gear with score after score on offense and forcing key turnovers on defense. In the end, it was a muffed...
Via Foxboro Blog
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Five takeaways from Week 12 action

You have gone too far with your concept of parity, NFL. In the mid-90s, when you overtook baseball for supremacy in the American sporting landscape, this strategy made sense. Hell, given the launch of your own TV network and spread of the Internet, this disposition was applicable for the early aughts as well. But, standing weeks away from 2014, the equilibrium state of the league...
Via Fox Sports
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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