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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

Texans dump Andre Brown, sign William Powell

The Houston Texans waived Andre Brown and Dennis Johnson on Monday. The #Texans have released running back Dennis Johnson. — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) August 11, 2014 Texans release RB Andre Brown, per league source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) August 11, 2014 Houston then signed William Powell. Source: Texans sign RB William Powell to a 2-year deal. — Josina...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans cut three running backs including Andre Brown; sign Ronnie Brown

NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport reported on Monday that the team released running back Andre Brown. Houston also cut runners Dennis Johnson and Tim Cornett, per John McClain of The Houston Chronicle. The moves clear a path for new talent after the Texans worked out journeymen Brian Leonard, Ronnie Brown and William Powell earlier on Monday, per […] The post Texans cut three running backs...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 11, 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

Texans OTAs Day 4 Review: Building Blocks

The Houston Texans returned to the field for their 4th OTA after an extended weekend break. There was some rust to knock off but there was a better intensity from the team shown today that there was all last week. The Texans continued to install their offense and defense and the primary focus this week was on 3rd and longs, pass protection and their team defensive blitzes and offensive...
Via State of the Texans
June 02, 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...
Via FatManWriting
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2014 Texans UDFAs: A Closer Look (Part 3)

 Part Three of the UDFAs Series    Rookie mini camp is arriving at the end of the week through the week and the Houston Texans will have over 30 rookies, drafted and free agents, looking to make a difference on the new season. The Texans have been kind to undrafted free agents with the likes of Tim Jamison, Arian Foster, Justin Tuggle, Dennis Johnson and A.J. Bouye who all arrived...
Via State of the Texans
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2014 Texans UDFAs: A Closer Look (Part 2)

Part Two of the UDFAs Series    Rookie mini camp is arriving at the end of the week through the week and the Houston Texans will have over 30 rookies, drafted and free agents, looking to make a difference on the new season. The Texans have been kind to undrafted free agents with the likes of Tim Jamison, Arian Foster, Justin Tuggle, Dennis Johnson and A.J. Bouye who all arrived...
Via State of the Texans
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2014 Texans UDFAs: A Closer Look (Part 1)

Part One of the UDFAs Series    Rookie mini camp is arriving at the end of the week through the week and the Houston Texans will have over 30 rookies, drafted and free agents, looking to make a difference on the new season. The Texans have been kind to undrafted free agents with the likes of Tim Jamision, Arian Foster, Justin Tuggle, Dennis Johnson and A.J. Bouye who all arrived...
Via State of the Texans
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Roster Evaluation: Running Backs

In this series we look at current Houston Texans who are still on the roster and under contract. We look at their potential role with the new regime and what it could mean for the 2014 season.  Another offensive position for the Houston Texans that will need some work is the running back position. With very little experience besides Arian Foster, this should be a group that should...
Via State of the Texans
February 11, 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...
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...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jonathan Grimes Will Start Sunday for the Texans

Interim Head Coach Wade Phillips announced that second year running back Jonathan Grimes is set to start Sunday against the Tennessee Titans in the final game of the 2013 season. Grimes was signed to the Texans active roster last week after Ben Tate was placed on the injured reserve. The two running backs in front of Grimes are also dealing with injuries, Dennis Johnson is questionable...
Via State of the Texans
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Lose Three For Season Finale

Deji Karim The Houston Texans have been depleted once again for the final game of the season. Interim Head Coach Wade Phillips announced that the Texans will be placing three players on the injured reserve and this will leave the team scrambling to fill roster spots. The Texans will be without starter Johnathan Joseph, who tore a ligament in his foot which will require surgery to...
Via State of the Texans
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Another Game and the Same Story for the Texans

The game was close at one point with the Houston Texans trailing the Denver Broncos 16-13 with the ball in the hands of their offense. Before the Texans could blink after a costly turnover, the game spiraled out of control and led to 21 unanswered points by the Peyton Manning led offense. Manning set an NFL record with most touchdown passes in a season with 51 and he started the...
Via State of the Texans
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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