Three Reasons Texans WILL NOT Win AFC South in 2015

The Houston Texans had major upgrades done this offseason. It is hopeful for many fans that they could come out on top and win the AFC South title. This, however, may be quite the stretch as they still have some difficult situations to patch for different areas on the team.Quarterback ConundrumLast year was a disaster in terms of injuries dealt to the quarterbacks on the Texans team...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet the quarterbacks for the Houston Texans of 2015

The quarterback situation going into training camp this season looks a lot different than in years past. Last season was the first in Texans history that there was not a guy named Carr or Schaub in a jersey, and again this season we have changes. The only returning face that was in attendance for training camp last season is Tom Savage, a former fourth round draft pick out of Pittsburgh...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos tried to trade Peyton Manning to Houston

The Houston Texans are set to decide whether Ryan Mallett or Brian Hoyer will be their starting quarterback this season, but according to a report, the team held talks this offseason that would have brought a future Hall of Famer to town in a blockbuster trade. According to Denver-based radio host Benjamin Albright, the Denver Broncos attempted to deal Peyton Manning to the Texans...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett working on improving touch with throws

Not all passes are designed to be thrown the same. That's the message Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien has tried to impart to quarterback Ryan Mallett this offseason. With Houston's offseason work now over, O'Brien said he can see a difference in Mallet's throws. "He would throw the 20 yard in cut just like he would throw the checkdown … they were both like 90 miles an hour...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Look To Avoid Distractions During Busy Training Camp

Houston Texans quarterbacks Ryan Mallett (15), Tom Savage (3) and Brian Hoyer (7) workout during NFL football minicamp, Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Bob Levey) There will be plenty of storylines being played out come this fall during the Houston Texans training camp. An on-going quarterback battle, 2nd year head coach Bill O’Brien, Jadeveon Clowney’s recovery...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallett equal in Texans QB battle

Houston Texans' quarterbacks Brian Hoyer and Ryan Mallett both have impressed coach Bill O'Brien, who says that he won't name a starter until training camp. "These two guys are competing really well; they're very bright guys," O'Brien said, via HoustonTexans.com. " I think they've both had really good springs. ... [The starter] might be named next week. He might be named after...
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O'Brien not ready to name starting quarterback

HOUSTON (AP) Houston coach Bill O'Brien wasn't ready to say who will start at quarterback as the team started a mandatory minicamp on Tuesday. He did however discuss the most important factor that will go into his decision whether to go with Ryan Mallett or Brian Hoyer. ''The most consistent guy,'' he said. ''The guy that makes the most consistent, correct decisions, consistently...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer expected to be Texans’ Week 1 starting QB

The Houston Texans have had an open quarterback competition so far this offseason, and both Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer have been locked head-to-head with each other. Both quarterbacks are capable of being the starter, but there appears to be one quarterback that is taking over the lead for the job. I’ve been saying for 2 weeks and I’ll say it again: I believe Brian Hoyer...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill O'Brien: Texans may pick starting QB before training camp

For those hoping to see the Houston Texans' quarterback competition between Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer play out on "Hard Knocks" later this summer, Bill O'Brien may be about to spoil the drama. The Houston head coach told NFL Media's Michael Silver the team expects to choose between Mallet and Hoyer either before or early on in training camp. "That decision may be made before training...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Texans HC Bill O’ Brien looking to name his starting QB real soon

The rest of the league may have given up on quarterbacks Brian Hoyer and Ryan Mallett, but Texans head coach Bill O’ Brien is at ease with his two choices. Which one will come out of this position battle as the starter? O’Brien told NFL Media columnist Michael Silver that his decision could come in the next few weeks. O'Brien told me he may decide on starting QB before training...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will start at quarterback for the Houston Texans?

The Houston Texans are in the midst of OTAs and are preparing for life under the lens, as HBO’s Hard Knocks will be chronicling their offseason practices and front office moves. The cameras will undoubtedly be focused the most on the continuing quarterback battle this offseason. Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallett, and Tom Savage are all vying for the starting role come the regular season...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans name George Godsey offensive coordinator

After going without an offensive coordinator in 2014, Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien has tabbed George Godsey to fill the position. Godsey served as Houston's quarterbacks coach last season. "I just thought he did a heck of a job last year," O'Brien said, according to the team's official website. "Did a really good job of dealing with all the different things that came up...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Still Looking for Their Quarterback

Houston Texans quarterbacks, from left to right, Ryan Mallett, Brian Hoyer and Tom Savage drop back during an NFL football organized team activity, Monday, June 1, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) While the Houston Texans have arguably the best NFL player in J.J. Watt, it’s no surprise that their quarterback situation is a little dicey. With OTAs underway and NFL...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans electrifying receiver is finally getting the credit he deserves

Just last season, Houston Texans explosive receiver DeAndre Hopkins burst onto the scene as one of the best receivers in the league. But how many times do we hear his name in the discussion? Almost never until now, according the NFL Media Analyst Elliot Harrison, Hopkins was an easy choice to make his All-Underrated Team. Elliot says, “Is anyone aware of the numbers Hopkins put...
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No timetable for Houston QB decision

The Houston Texans quarterback battle between Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer is in its early stages and head coach Bill O'Brien says it's unlikely to to be resolved anytime soon.According to ESPN's Tania Ganguil, O'Brien offered no timeframe for when he might choose Houston's starter for the upcoming.  "It’s really early," O'Brien said, according to ESPN's Tania Ganguli. "We do...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans ‘Hard Knocks’ Season Could Give Rare Glimpse Into Patriot Way

The odds of Bill Belichick ever agreeing to appear on “Hard Knocks” are slim to none, but the upcoming season of the HBO show could give fans a glimpse into how the New England Patriots conduct business. The Houston Texans reportedly were named the “Hard Knocks” team for the 2015 season, and Belichick’s influence is scattered throughout the organization. Texans head coach...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Texans Will Be the Featured Team on “Hard Knocks”

Official announcement is expected today that the Houston Texans will be the featured NFL team on the HBO series “Hard Knocks.” This is the first time the Texans will appear on the series which has been airing since 2001. Key storylines are likely to surround animated defensive end J.J. Watt, Jadeveon Clowney who is recovering from micro-fracture knee surgery and the Texans...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans selected for HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

Reality TV is coming to the Lone Star State this offseason, as the Houston Texans have been chosen as the next team to be featured on the popular HBO show “Hard Knocks.” The news broke earlier on Wednesday. While my thoughts on the show in general are less-than-complimentary, the Texans do have a number of interesting stories for cameras to follow this summer. J.J. Watt, arguably...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

HBO wants Texans to be featured on Hard Knocks

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports HBO wants the Houston Texans as the NFL team featured on the 10th edition of the network’s “Hard Knocks” series. It would be the Texans’ first appearance on the series that runs on HBO in August. According to John McLain of the Houston Chronicle, HBO prefers the Texans over Buffalo and Washington.  The Bills have a new coach so they can’t...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The Houston Texans are reportedly “favorites” for Hard Knocks

Now that we’re finally beyond the NFL Draft, we can begin looking forward to training camp and actual exhibition games being played.  I know, I know, looking forward to preseason football is a little bit of a misnomer, but that’s how football-crazy we are. HBO’s Hard Knocks is an annual highlight that chronicles this journey and we may be a step closer to knowing who will...
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May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview of Houston Texans Depth Chart: Offense

Quarterback1. Ryan Mallett2. Brian Hoyer3. Tom Savage4. Kevin RodgersThe Houston Texans head into yet another offseason without knowing for sure who will become the starting quarterback Week 1. It looks as if another quarterback battle is brewing between the unproven Ryan Mallett and veteran Brian Hoyer. Bill O’Brien obviously believes in both of these guys after going out and...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Buffalo Bills Do Not Want to Appear on “Hard Knocks”

It’s being reported that the three finalists to appear on the HBO mini series “Hard Knocks” consist of the Houston Texans, Washington Redskins and Buffalo Bills. After hearing that Washington is not interested, it now appears the Bills don’t want to be featured either. Bills source confirms that the team is still not interested in doing Hard Knocks this summer. — Mike...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans’ QB Brian Hoyer: Re-Learning Bill O’Brien’s Offense Like “Getting Back on the Bike”

Quarterback Brian Hoyer may be new to the Houston Texans, but he’s already quite familiar with head coach Bill O’Brien. The two worked together from 2009 until 2011 when O’Brien was the New England Patriots’ quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator and Hoyer worked as Tom Brady’s backup. And as he said to HoustonTexans.com’s Deepi Sidhu on Monday, re-learning O’Brien’s...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Patriots QB Ryan Mallett On Wells Report: ‘I Play For The Texans’

If former New England Patriots backup quarterback Ryan Mallett knows anything about deflated footballs, he’s not saying. Mallett was asked about the Wells Report on Monday and feigned ignorance. “What’s that?” he asked, via the Houston Chronicle’s John McClain. “I play for the Texans.” Mallett was selected 74th overall by the Patriots in the 2011 NFL Draft. He played...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

D.J. Swearinger: ‘So long’ Houston Texans

Safety D.J. Swearinger announced he was leaving the Houston Texans on his Instagram account early Monday morning. One heck of an opportunity #texannation I appreciate everything and the opportunity and memories!! It’s time for a new chapter and the defining moment of my career!! So long #HOUSTONTEXANS A photo posted by Dj Swearinger (@jungleboi_swaggg) on May 11, 2015...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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