Ryan Mallett: I’ll be ready to start if I’m called on

Texans backup quarterback Ryan Mallett isn’t exactly campaigning to unseat starter Ryan Fitzpatrick. But he says he’ll be ready if that’s what happens. After coach Bill O’Brien said this week that Mallett is putting in work in practice and getting better, Mallett said he’ll be ready to go if O’Brien hands him the ball.
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mallett waiting for his chance with Texans

With every loss this season for the Houston Texans, Ryan Mallett's name is tossed around  more often to replace Ryan Fitzpatrick as the team's starting quarterback. Just in case his time does come this season, Mallett is putting in extra work daily to be ready. However if you ask him, the high workload is no different from his normal routine. "I do what I've always...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans vs Pittsburgh Steelers; Three keys to a Texans’ victory

Jadeveon Clowney will look to provide a spark to the Texans’ pass rush Monday against the Steelers The Houston Texans travel to Pittsburgh to face the Steelers in Week 7. The Texans are looking to end a two game losing streak, while the Steelers are coming off of an embarrassing loss to the Cleveland Browns. The game takes place on Monday night on ESPN at 8:30 pm eastern time,...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Time to write off the Texans?

Alex, the Houston Texans have now lost three out of their last four games, losing to all tough opponents they’ve played. The defense is a mess and Ryan Fitzpatrick is crumbling. Is it time to write off the Texans as playoff contender? Matt, Sacramento Hey Matt, It is definitely far too early to write off the Texans. They’re 3-3, and most teams in the AFC are no better than 4...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Ryan Fitzpatrick, Ryan Mallett Knock Each Other Down

The Houston Texans finally found the end zone with under a minute left in the first half of Sunday’s contest against the Buffalo Bills after quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick found DeAndre Hopkins on a 35-yard strike. But perhaps the most memorable moment of the first half came during the touchdown celebration when Fitzpatrick simultaneously leaped in the air with backup quarterback...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Houston Texans should make a change at quarterback

Ryan Mallett could very well be the future of the Texans at quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick had his worst game as a Texan Sunday, and hopefully it will be his last game overall starting. In the first two games, Fitzpatrick was able to lean on a strong running game that kept the defense on their heels. The Oakland Raiders and Washington Redskins defenses are not good, but at times the...
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September 23, 2014  |  1 Comment

Report: Texans tried to trade for Matt Barkley

According to Lance Zierlein of Sports Talk 790 in Houston,  the Texans tried to trade for Eagles back up quarterback Matt Barkley before they landed Ryan Mallett. For those asking who couldn’t hear the radio show, the QB the Texans targeted before Mallett was Matt Barkley according to two sources. — Lance Zierlein (@LanceZierlein) September 5, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: ...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans new QB Mallett already moving up the depth chart

It sure did not take Ryan Mallett long to move up the depth chart. He is currently the number 2 quarterback in Houston now behind Ryan Fitzpatrick.  Bill O’Brien told Brian Smith of the Houston Chronicle, Ryan understands the system.  “The foundation of what he knows is very similar to what we had in the three […] The post Texans new QB Mallett already moving up the depth...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mallett making smooth transition to Texans from Patriots

New Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett called his first few days in Houston a "whirlwind," but has found the transition moving from the Patriots to be somewhat familiar due to head coach Bill O'Brien's connection to New England. "There are just a few similarities with the playbook, but there are also some differences." Mallett told HoustonTexans.com. "...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett: First Days As A Houston Texan Have Been A ‘Whirlwind’

Ryan Mallett has been a busy, busy man since becoming a Houston Texan. The former New England Patriots backup quarterback, who the Texans traded for on Sunday, addressed the Houston media for the first time Wednesday. But before Mallett dove into life with the Texans, he asked for a moment to thank the team that drafted him in the third round of the 2011 draft. “First, I’m...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Expectations for Ryan Mallett

Hi Alex, Do you think Ryan Mallett will be groomed as the Houston Texans starter at some point, or was this just a trade they made for an insurance option/quarterback depth? Jeremy, Pasadena. Hi Jeremy, I believe the Ryan Mallett trade was made by the Texans in order to be a potential starting quarterback for this team. Granted, he is a free agent next season, and losing him wouldn’t...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Reactions to the Ryan Mallett trade

Ryan Mallett is now part of the Houston Texans after the team made a deal for him on Sunday, giving up a draft pick in 2016 that will either be a sixth or seventh-round selection. Have a look at some of the best tweets regarding the move: I guess the Texans finally responded to the ad…https://t.co/inps3alSbW — Peyton’s Head (@PeytonsHead) August 31, 2014 Re: Mallett trade to...
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

5 bold predictions for Houston Texans 2014 season

The Houston Texans are entering a new era. Unlike last season, expectations aren’t high and they aren’t expected to be a playoff team. Bill O’Brien is the new head coach, Romeo Crennel is the new defensive coordinator and Ryan Fitzpatrick is the new starting quarterback, with Tom Savage and Ryan Mallett as backups, and Case Keenum and T.J. yates out. In what could be another...
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Case Keenum the Real Winner in Ryan Mallett-to-Houston Texans Deal

When the Houston Texans traded for Ryan Mallett the guys on the roster knew one thing--someone was going to have to go. The team is already paying Ryan Fitzpatrick more than he's worth. Tom Savage was just drafted. That left Case Keenum to be dropped in order to make room--and he was.As much as that might suck for a hometown hero to be let go in the end it appears that Keenum...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Houston Texans quarterback finds a new home

A day after acquiring Ryan Mallett and releasing Case Keenum, it appears as though the former Texans quarterback has found a new home. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the St. Louis Rams won the claim to acquire him. With starting quarterback Sam Bradford out for the season after suffering a torn ACL in the preseason, the Rams needed to find a suitable replacement, and...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett trade: was it worth it?

Stew Milne/US PresswireYesterday, Ryan Mallett was traded to the Houston Texans for a 6th round pick. A shock? Definitely not. It's clear that the Patriots had chosen Jimmy Garappolo as the heir apparent to Tom Brady if and when Brady retires. A good move? Yes. It makes sense for all parties involved. For Mallett, he gets a chance to start. He's been backing up Tom Brady...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Banner: Ryan Mallet of “A lot of hype about nothing”

Former Browns executive Joe Banner bragged on Twitter that they got more for Colt McCoy than the Patriots did for Ryan Mallett. We got a lot more for colt McCoy than Pats got for Mallet. A lot of hype about nothing. — Joe Banner (@JoeBanner13) September 1, 2014 A lot more Joe?  Really?  You got a 5th and 7th round pick for McCoy.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551'...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Grade Day: The Ryan Mallett trade, Case Keenum release

In today’s version of “Grade Day,” we will be grading the moves made by the Houston Texans. A couple of significant changes were made to the roster just a week before the Houston Texans kick off their season against Washington. Trading for Ryan Mallett: A+ The Texans pulled off a big tradethat was rumored for a long time. They acquired Mallett from the New England Patriots...
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September 01, 2014  |  1 Comment

5 things we learned from Houston Texans preseason finale defeat

The Houston Texans had a poor finish to the preseason, even though plenty of starters saw little to no action. After winning two out of three preseason games, they dropped a 40-13 decision to the San Francisco 49ers at home. With preseason in the books and NFL Kickoff set for Thursday, here are five things we learned from the loss. You may also be interested in:Grade Day: The Ryan...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

“Quarterback Stashing”: Debating Ryan Mallett as a Worthy Investment for New England and What it Means for Future

After first being reported by Ian Rapoport of NFL.com and confirmed multiple places since, now-former New England Patriots quarterback Ryan Mallett has been traded to the Houston Texans. This shouldn’t come as a major shock to any, as Mallett seemed to be on the trading block for the entire off-season. As he was entering the final year of his rookie contract and after the team...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots trade QB Ryan Mallett to Texans

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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots trade QB Ryan Mallett to Texans

(Credit: sportsglory.com) The Houston Texans have acquired QB Ryan Mallett from the New England Patriots for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2016. The 6-foot-6, Ryan Mallett, will enter the season competing for the starting quarterback job with veteran QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. To make room for Mallett, the Texans have officially waived QB Case Keenum. The 26-year-old Mallett...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL News: Houston Texans acquire Patriots QB Ryan Mallett

During the last two NFL seasons, several trade rumors have surrounded New England Patriots backup quarterback Ryan Mallett. Just days before the start of the 2014 NFL regular season, Mallett is finally traded. New England shipped the Arkansas product to the Houston Texans in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft according to several sources. Mallett...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans acquire QB Ryan Mallett from Patriots

In a move that had been speculated all off-season, the New England Patriots have traded quarterback Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans in exchange for a 2016 seventh-round pick. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport first reported the deal. Ryan Mallett has been traded to the #Texans, source says — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 31, 2014 Why […]
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett Acquired By Texans

Ryan Mallett Acquired By Texans: A move that has been heavily speculated since Bill O’Brien took over as Head Coach in Houston finally comes to fruition as Ryan Mallett was traded from the New England Patriots to the Houston Texans for a 2016 conditional 7th round pick. FFLockerRoom Sports: Hyped for years as the “next big backup” to land a starting gig somewhere Ryan Mallett...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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