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Texans OTAs Day 5 Review: Settling In

The Houston Texans hit the halfway point during their three weeks of OTAs with their 5th practice of the 10 allowed by the NFL. The team is still on their extreme pace of work on the field trying to get as much field work before OTAs comes to an end next Friday. The work has been steady and the team is looking more comfortable with what O’Brien is coaching.       Day Five Review...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Travis Labhart Looking For His Opportunity in Houston

Defying the odds is every rookie free agents dream and the Houston Texans have been a destination for success on the NFL level. The likes of Arian Foster, Justin Tuggle, A.J. Bouye, Cody White and Tim Jamsion are a few who gone from the rookie free agent to a roster spot on the 53-man roster. Rookie wide receiver Travis Labhart looks to follow in those steps and prove that he can...
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May 21, 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...
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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...
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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...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Mini Camp: Day Two Review

Day two of the three-day voluntary mini camp continued for the Houston Texans, as the team continued to get acclimated to the new system. Head Coach Bill O’Brien and his staff took to the field and picked up where they left off from day one.     Day Two Notes David Quessenberry - We can’t get over how much bigger offensive tackle David Quessenberry looks this year. Last season...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Roster Evaluation: Outside Linebacker

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.  One of the weakest positions on the Houston Texans, and this will be another group that will need some improvements. With probably one starter among the group, the Texans will have to rethink...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Top 20 of 2013: #20 Justin Tuggle

In this series, we look at the top 20 Houston Texans of the 2013 season.    #20 Rookie linebacker Justin Tuggle defied the odds when he arrived at rookie mini camp in late June in Houston. A man without a position and learning the game on the defensive side which he had only played for 1 1/2 seasons at Kansas State, Tuggle had an upward climb. At training camp, he made the team...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Rookie Class Offering Little Help

This year’s Houston Texans rookie class has fallen short of expectations on the impact they would deliver to this roster. The draft class was built well at the initial glance and looked like they delivered with who they drafted. Injuries, cuts and little real contribution from the rookies have contributed to some of the slow starts for the Texans. It was hard not to be excited...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Tweets of the Week: Vol. 3

That’s right, folks.  It’s time for another exciting addition of Texans Tweets of the Week.  As the Texans get ready to face the Seattle Seahawks this Sunday in Reliant, we bring you the most interesting and noteworthy tweets for your Houston Texans players and other Texans sources. As always, because fooling with Twitter yourself is just way too time consuming, we’ve done...
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September 27, 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...
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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,...
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September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Gameday Prep: New Orleans Edition

The third preseason game is upon us and the Houston Texans are set for the so called “dress rehearsal” for their starters and key rotational players. With the offensive powerhouse New Orleans Saints coming to town, this will be a good test for a Texans’ secondary that struggled all of 2012.  Drew Brees will test the Texans’ defense and the Saints defense has been looking...
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August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Rookie Pulse

Rookies are always the talk of the team during training camp and the preseason around the NFL. The Houston Texans drafted a talented group, but it has been derailed some by injuries. Also, throw in a talented undrafted rookie class, the Texans have had an influx of young talent. In the Texans rookie pulse, we are going to look at the top rookies from the halfway point of the 2013...
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August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

SOTT Post Game with Justin Tuggle

Houston Texans rookie outside linebacker Justin Tuggle took some time out to talk about the win over the Miami Dolphins.   You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans.  
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August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

The Rundown: Vikings Edition

The first preseason game ended in a 27-13 win for the Houston Texans over the Minnesota Vikings. The Texans did not play 20 of their players and were missing some key starters on the offensive and defensive side of the ball. Plenty of positives came out of the game and it was a good step to see the Texans without plenty of their core players on the field.     The Rundown - The...
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August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans To Watch: Minnesota Edition

The Houston Texans are set for another season and it starts with their first preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings. There are 19-20 Texans who are not scheduled to suit up for the game on Friday so there will be some first looks at some of the young talent the Texans have for this season. With the first team offense and defense set to have maybe 10-15 plays, we are going to...
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August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Training Camp: Day Twelve

The Houston Texans wrapped up their work week and used today’s practice to prepare for their upcoming preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings. The practice consisted of fine tuning the offense and defense against what the Vikings could do on Friday. The breeze was nice and made for a quick day for the Texans.   Camp Notes - Head Coach Gary Kubiak said they would probably...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Training Camp: Day Seven

The Houston Texans were back in shells today to get back to some light pad popping to open up Thursday’s practice. Camp Notes   - The fade route looks like it could be used more than once with rookie DeAndre Hopkins now on the team. Matt Schaub has been learning his new wide receiver and today they showed this new part of the arsenal. Hopkins knows how to high point the football...
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August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Texans’ Outside Linebacker Outlook

One familiar face is gone and the Texans are looking to get more athletic on the edge so they brought in a young group to help.   Outside Linebackers   Brooks Reed Brooks Reed Rumors of the third year linebacker moving to the inside were being spoken loudly after the draft and during OTAs Reed was working on the inside. Reed does look like a natural on the inside and looks more...
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July 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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