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Will the Saints’ fullback not be Erik Lorig in 2014?

Sean Payton dropped a nugget of information at his press conference today stating: Our preparation has to be with the idea that, as Erik is rehabbing, we’ve got to be ready to have a fullback Week 1, with the chance it’s not going to be Erik. That to means suggests pretty strongly that Erik Lorig will not be ready for the Falcons game, and maybe beyond. The big question becomes...
Via The Saints Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Predicting the New Orleans Saints’ final roster after preseason Week 2

The New Orleans Saints possess one of the most talented rosters in the National Football League. We knew that coming into preseason. Through two “ugly” football games—as head coach Sean Payton described them in Friday’s night postgame press conference—the Saints have proven, at the very least, that their talent level is commensurate with the expectations. Guessing the final...
Via cover32 - Saints
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints sign FB Greg Jones as power game is hurting

The Saints’ roster stood at 89 yesterday until the latest addition, which was that of veteran Greg Jones. Jones is a fullback that recently turned 33 and played almost his entire career from 2004 to 2012 with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Last season he was on the Houston Texans and he played in 16 games as the starting fullback. Jones is widely known as a one time elite blocking specialist...
Via The Saints Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Sign FB Greg Jones

  The New Orleans Saints announced the signing of veteran FB Greg Jones on Wednesday. Jones, 32, spent the 2013 season with the Texans, but didn’t find much interest as a free agent outside of a workout for the Falcons. The fullback market as a whole has really struggled to find work this year, but he could prove to be a quality signing for the Saints. Last season, Jones totaled...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Current List Of Available NFL Free Agents – Updated

In case you needed to get caught up on the best available players not currently employed by a National Football League team, here you go. Before you is a list of the best of the best or at least the best of the unemployed. With Josh Freeman signing with the G-Men and Chris Johnson going to the New York Jets, this list is looking extremely sad. Some other recent signings include...
Via FF Locker Room
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Free Agent FB Greg Jones Visited Falcons Tuesday

  Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that free agent FB Greg Jones visited with the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday. The Falcons parted ways with former 2012 fifth-round pick Bradie Ewing a few weeks ago, so they could use some help at fullback. Atlanta could also consider veteran options like Vonta Leach and Le’Ron McClain, depending on how things go with Jones...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans FB Jones active against former team

Houston Texans fullback Greg Jones is active in his return to Jacksonville. Jones, who spent the previous nine years playing for the Jaguars, had been questionable with a knee injury. Jacksonville defensive tackle Brandon Deaderick is inactive for the first time this season. Fellow defensive lineman Jeremy Mincey is active after sitting out the last two games. Mincey was benched...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Week 14 Thursday Night Football Actives and Inactives

FFLockerRoom will be giving you a smorgasbord of NFL actives, inactives and weather each and every week leading up to game time during the NFL season. Used correctly, this tool will give you a major advantage over your competition in your fantasy football league(s). Now let’s get into the Week 14 Thursday Night Football Actives and Inactives  brought to you by FFLockerRoom so...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

News and Notes: Game Day against the Texans Jaguars

Lost in the conversation of two NFL teams who were expected to be at different ends of the spectrum this season is one of the players the Jaguars wish they had back on their roster.While Maurice Jones-Drew struggle mightily this season, there must be a thought or two about the fact his Jacksonville Jaguars are lining up to face the Houston Texans and Greg Jones, the full back that...
Via Football Nation
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

All-22: Texans vs. Colts (Almost Doesn’t Get it Done)

We decided to look at certain spots in the Houston Texans game against the Indianapolis Colts. We looked at the touchdowns to Andre Johnson, but found ourselves looking at key plays that the Texans missed on to close out the Colts in the 4th quarter.   All-22 Breakdown vs. Colts Trust your WR. Circle is the ball, look where Andre is. Case throwing him open. Impressive. #Texans...
Via State of the Texans
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Kansas City Edition

The Texans played the Chiefs down to the wire but ended up losing to the only undefeated team in the NFL, 17-16. The Texans are now 3 games out of first place in the AFC South and two games out of a wild card spot going into their bye. There were some positives this game, but the negatives outweighed the positives once again. The Good: Case Keenum showed why the Texans elected to...
Via State of the Texans
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

SOTT Fantasy Recap: Week 7

This week in SOTT Fantasy Recap we will look at all of the contributors to the week 7 matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs.  The Texans appeared inspired and Case Keenum gave them a spark, which was great to see. Unfortunately, the Chiefs’ pass rush proved to be too much for the Texans in the fourth quarter and ultimately was the undoing of the Texans.  Let’s look at how...
Via State of the Texans
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Gameday Prep: Chargers Edition

The Houston Texans are primed and ready to kick off the 2013 NFL season against the San Diego Chargers. The Texans are looking for a win and are 2-3 all time on Monday Night Football. The Texans still have to prove that when the National lights come on they can produce. They have struggled some in the past. Here are some things for your Gameday Prep against the Chargers.   Texans...
Via State of the Texans
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Digging Deep: The Texans 2013 Roster

In this edition of Digging Deep, we look at the 2013 Houston Texans roster and how it is broken down.     Digging Deep   14 The amount of new faces on this year’s 53 man roster to start the season. Case Keenum, Cierre Wood, Greg Jones, Ryan Griffin, DeAndre Hopkins, David Quessenberry, Sam Montgomery, Willie Jefferson, Justin Tuggle, A.J. Bouye, D.J. Swearinger, Ed Reed,...
Via State of the Texans
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Houston Texans 53 Man Roster

Here is the 2013 Houston Texans roster at the NFL mandated deadline. The Texans will still have to release a player after Antonio Smith comes off of the suspended list.   The cuts   Texans 53 Man Roster   Offense  (25) Quarterback: Matt Schaub, T.J. Yates, Case Keenum Runningback: Arian Foster, Ben Tate, Cierre Wood Fullback: Greg Jones Tight End: Owen Daniels, Garrett...
Via State of the Texans
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans 53 Man Roster: Final Prediction

The final prediction of the 2013 Houston Texans. Offense (24)   Quarterback: Matt Schaub, T.J. Yates, Case Keenum Runningback: Arian Foster, Ben Tate, Cierre Wood Fullback: Greg Jones Tight End: Owen Daniels, Garrett Graham,Ryan Griffin Wide Receiver: Andre Johnson, DeAndre Hopkins, Keshawn Martin, Lestar Jean, DeVier Posey Offensive Tackles: Duane Brown, Derek Newton...
Via State of the Texans
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans 53 Man Roster: Version 5.0

It’s getting time in Houston for the Texans to make the roster lighter by waiving 15 players. The back end of the roster and outside linebackers seem to be the biggest issues for the roster at the moment. Here is a look at the roster prediction after preseason game three.     Here was last week edition   Texans 53 Man Roster 5.0 Green denotes Rookies   Offense (24)   Quarterback...
Via State of the Texans
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Texans 2013: Most Overrated and Underrated Players

A player who is considered one of the best defensive backs in modern history has a little bit of tread still on his wheels, leaves the reigning Super Bowl champions and signed a free agent contract in Houston. While he will undoubtedly help the secondary and help teach younger players how to play at a high level, within their ability, and to punish opposing receivers.But because...
Via Football Nation
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans 53 Man Roster: Version 4.0

The Houston Texans are heading into the most important part of the preseason and their third game against the New Orleans Saints will help answer some questions with the rosters. The Texans will try to treat the upcoming game as close as they do to a regular season game situation. As the team does, we have adjusted our 53 man roster prediction from the latest game.   You can see...
Via State of the Texans
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Team Previews: Houston Texans

Key Additions FB Greg Jones, CB Alan Ball, S Ed Reed, P Shane Lechler, WR DeAndre Hopkins (draft), S D.J. Swearinger (draft), OT Brennan Williams (draft), DE Sam Montgomery (draft), DE/OLB Trevardo Williams(draft), OT/G/C David Quessenberry (draft) Key Losses RB Justin Forsett, WR Kevin Walter, TE James Casey, OT Rashad Butler, DE/OLB Connor Barwin, S Glover Quin, K...
Via Heff's Sports Blog
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans 53 Man Roster: Version 3.0

The first preseason game is in the books and the Houston Texans have evaluated the roster and are now heading into their second preseason game against the Miami Dolphins. Practice time set the stage for Friday night and there were plenty of surprises from players, and disappointments to go along with it. The position battles have just begun and in this installment of the 53 man roster...
Via State of the Texans
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

40 Best Photos Of Houston Texans Cheerleaders & Superfans

Know Your 2013 Houston Texans: Key Additions: FB Greg Jones, CB Alan Ball, S Ed Reed, P Shane Lechler. Key Losses: RB Justin…
Via Busted Coverage
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Training Camp: Day Five

The Houston Texans conducted their first open practice of training camp for the fans to come watch the team. Over 5,000 fans pack the Methodist Training Center to catch a two-hour practice of the Texans.     Camp Notes   - Greg Jones and Tyler Clutts have really gotten into the flow of what the offense is asking from them. Both were clearing the way for running back and giving...
Via State of the Texans
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Training Camp: Day Four

The first full day of pads and the Houston Texans started showing some tried legs out on the field. ESPN’s Sportscenter was live from camp today and added to a busy day at the Methodist Training Center.   Camp Notes   - Andre Johnson, Johnathan Joseph, Owen Daniels and Owen Daniels were all healthy watchers today at practice. - Nose tackle Terrell McClain had a big day...
Via State of the Texans
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Texans’ Runningback Outlook

We look at one of the most interesting groups heading into training camp. There are only two familiar faces and plenty of rookies in 2013 which should lead to some good competition in training camp.   The Runningbacks   Arian Foster at OTAs. Arian Foster After a calf injury sidelined him for the entire OTAs, Foster is said to be ready heading into training camp. He has been a...
Via State of the Texans
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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