Training Camp Primer: The Tight Ends

It is closing in on Houston Texans 2014 training camp and here at State of the Texans we will cover all of the position groups and players leading up to day one of training camp.   Texans Tight Ends  Top Three Bring Versatility One of the strongest and most versatile position groups has to be the tight end group with Garrett Graham, Ryan Griffin and rookie C.J. Fiedorowicz. ...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

A Look at The Texans 2014 Free Agent Additions

The Houston Texans put together a quiet offseason adding free agents and claiming players off of waivers.  With training camp starting at the end of July, we take a closer look on what to expect from a crop of players the Texans signed to improve their team. Here is a look at the veteran group who have been brought back or added to a roster in need of help.     No Brainer Bringing...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans’ Mini-Camp: Culture Shock

The 2014 Houston Texans hit the field for the first time under Head Coach Bill O’Brien in their first voluntary mini camp. There has been a considerable change in the culture with the Texans and it started today when the Texans hit the field on Tuesday. Here are some notes from day one.      Voluntary Mini-Camp Day One   - It was Bill O’Brien‘s first day on the field with...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Texans Off-Season Rumblings

Here is a running list of the Houston Texans 2014 Off-Season.   Texans Off-Season Rumblings   2.26.2014 Texans sign free agent tight end Zach Potter.   3.3.2014 Bill O’Brien Works out Pitt quarterback Tom Savage after his pro day. A Denver radio station reports the Texans inquired about Broncos back up quarterback Brock Osweiler.   3.4.2014 Bill O’Brien works out Eastern...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans sign former Jaguars tight end Zach Potter

Texans coach Bill O’Brien likes to stockpile tight ends, so he added Zach Potter on Thursday. Potter (6-7, 269) is a four-year veteran who played at Jacksonville but didn’t play last season. He has 11 career receptions. Potter gives the Texans four tight ends under contract and five if you count Brad Smelley, who’s listed as a fullback on the roster but played like an H-back...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans to Sign Zach Potter

Texans are signing tight end Zach Potter today, according to a league source — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) February 26, 2014   Agent Vance Malinovic on former Jags TE Zach Potter signing with the Texans: ” He’s looking for an opportunity. It’s a good place for him” — Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) February 26, 2014 According to multiple sources the Houston Texans will...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Texans Signing TE Zach Potter

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Houston Texans are signing TE Zach Potter on Wednesday. Potter, 27, signed with the Jets as an undrafted free agent out of Nebraska in 2009. He would go on to spend his first four years in the NFL with the Jaguars before signing with the Rams last May. He’s primarily a blocking tight end as he caught just 11 passes...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots hold on to beat Jaguars 23-16

If the New England Patriots need to accomplish anything before the postseason, it probably should be avoiding sluggish starts. The AFC East champions had to rally from a double-digit deficit for the second consecutive week, recovering from an early hole and then holding off the woeful Jacksonville Jaguars 23-16 on Sunday. Tom Brady threw two interceptions in the first quarter but...
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December 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Mularkey Says Patriots Broke Rules at Goal Line Forcing Zach Potter to Jump Offsides

It’s not new to accuse the Patriots of breaking the rules. Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey is blaming the Patriots’ goal line tactics for his tight end, Zach Potter, jumping offsides late in the fourth quarter as Jacksonville was facing a 3rd-and-goal situation on the Patriots’ one-yard line down by seven. Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne was sacked on the next play by Dont’a...
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Jaguars fade late in close loss to Patriots

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Coming off consecutive prime-time games at home and facing one of the NFL's worst teams on the road, the New England Patriots were poised for a letdown. They surely didn't expect a near meltdown. Tom Brady overcame a rough start by throwing two touchdown passes, and the Patriots held on to beat the woeful Jacksonville Jaguars 23-16 on Sunday....
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December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans to Watch: Jacksonville Edition

The Texans travel to Jacksonville to begin AFC South Division play this weekend against rival Jacksonville Jaguars.  The Jaguars limp into this game with an 0-1 record after losing their first game in overtime to the Minnesota Vikings.  Jacksonville opened the season with 10 players on the IR (injured reserve) list and didn’t even dress two of their top defensive starters last...
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September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Jaguars TE Zach Potter questions team over punter draft pick

Those following the NFL Draft on Friday probably had to do a double take when they saw the Jaguars selected Cal punter Bryan Anger with the seventh pick in the third round. It was a pick for which the Jags came under fire — these days taking a punter that early is rarely seen. Even the team’s own players were critical of the selection. Here’s what tight end Zach Potter had...
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April 28, 2012  |  2 Comments

Jags TE rips team's draft pick

Jaguars tight end Zach Potter had some not so nice things to say after seeing who the team drafted in the third round.

April 27, 2012  |  50 Comments

San Diego Chargers 38, Jacksonville Jaguars 14

The Jacksonville Jaguars were overwhelmed by a very motivated San Diego Chargers team last night on Monday Night Football.  Blaine Gabbert completed 19 of 33 passes for 195 yards with 2 TD passes and 1 INT.  He also carried the ball 6 times for 19 yards (3.2 ypc) for the Jaguars last night.  Maurice Jones-Drew was a beast once again for the Jags last night.  He carried the ball...
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December 06, 2011  |  Discuss

The Jacksonville Jaguars need more out of the return game

The Jaguars could really use some more help from the return games to help set up the offense with better starting position.  RB Deji Karim does the heavy lifting on kickoff returns for the Jaguars.  He has returned 20 kickoffs for 468 yards (23.4 avg) so far this year for the Jaguars.  Montell Owens (1 return for 13 yards) and Zach Potter (1 return for 0 yards) have also gotten...
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November 05, 2011  |  Discuss
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