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Do the Houston Texans have any of the top-10 most overrated players in the NFL?

Yesterday, the fine folks at Grantland released the second half of their annual NFL trade value list, which ranks each player in the league based on how much interest they would garner on the open market. It’s an interesting list, one that is fun to compare with a similar piece cover32 posted earlier in the offseason. While there were plenty of similarities between the two...
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Top-60 fantasy running backs for 2014 released- Houston Texans have two guys

With training camps getting underway this week, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of...
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I Hate Thursday: Houston Texans haven’t made decision on Andre Johnson

Overall, the Houston Texans have had a week without huge news, other than the fact that Andre Johnson has finally joined the team at practice facilities after reportedly requesting a trade, and missing  offseason workouts and mandatory minicamp. ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted that the team never had plans to trade him. However, the Houston Texans haven’t made the official decision...
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Houston Texans training camp: Previewing the safeties

The Houston Texans have one of the league’s best defensive lines and overall defenses, but the secondary, primarily the safety position, is a huge question mark. The team signed Chris Clemons, trying to upgrade the position. The five year veteran was solid with the Miami Dolphins, racking up 17 passes defended, four picks and 207 tackles. He should instantly improve the safety...
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Breaking: Houston Texans add depth to offensive line

The Houston Texans already have one of the league’s best offensive lines, with Duane Brown, Chris Myers and upcoming rookie Xavier Su’a Filo anchoring it. However, the team showed today that having too much depth never hurts, after signing right tackle Tyson Clabo to a two-year, $2.4 million contract, per the Houston Chronicle. Clabo, who’s a beast at 6’6″ and 314 pounds...
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Top 5: Best Houston Texans players entering 2014

The Houston Texans have a lot of talent that didn’t live up to the hype last season, recording only two wins last season. There are still plenty of good players on this team, but will they come together and bring this team back to the playoffs? That remains to be seen, but for now, let’s have a look at our rankings for the top five Houston Texans players for 2014. You may also...
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Texans News: Houston signs Tyson Clabo

The Houston Texans have signed 32 year-old offensive tackle Tyson Clabo to a two-year, $2.4 million contract. The journeyman tackle will add much needed depth to the Texans' line just prior to the teams training camp.Clabo will immediately add depth and could challenge Derek Newton for the starting right tackle spot. Newton has been announced as the starter, but he struggled...
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Houston Texans chances of winning the AFC South could hinge on this question

Thank goodness, football is here. All week, training camps open around the NFL, as teams begin the journey toward Super Bowl XLVIX in Glendale, Arizona. Every team in the league has questions that need to be answered, as no one has a clear and easy road map to the Promised Land. But the difference between being a contender and an also-ran usually comes down to one key issue. So as...
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Jadeveon Clowney Has No Clue Who Bill Belichick, Roger Goodell Are

Houston Texans rookie Jadeveon Clowney is lucky that football players aren’t judged based on their pop culture knowledge. The No. 1 overall draft pick sat down with Bleacher Report’s Adam Lefkoe and played a game in which they held index cards with names on them — mostly of sports and pop culture figures — on their foreheads and gave each other clues as to who the person...
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Texans sign OL Tyson Clabo

The Houston Texans have signed free agent offensive lineman Tyson Clabo, according to his agent. Congrats to Tyson Clabo, who has agreed to a deal with @HoustonTexans — Chad Speck (@a3Chad) July 23, 2014 Clabo played for the Dolphins in 2013 after spending time with the Falcons from 2005-2012. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: '...
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Houston releases Brad Smelley, leaving Jay Prosch as Texans' only fullback

The Houston Texans waived former Alabama standout Brad Smelley on Tuesday, leaving Jay Prosch from Auburn as the only fullback on the NFL team's roster. The Cleveland Browns selected Smelley as a tight end in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He ended up on the Browns' practice squad until being activated on Dec. 10, 2012. The Browns released Smelley at the end of...
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Fugly Texans Christmas sweater will change your life forever

If you woke up this morning wondering where can I get a heinously ugly and ironic Houston Texans sweater, well then you’re in luck. Of course I’m aware that Houston isn’t exactly known for having white Christmases, but even if it never gets cold enough to justify wearing one everyone loves a good fugly Christmas sweater. Now I am happy to report that the NFL merchandise folks...
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Houston Texans Strengthen Competition, Depth On Offense

Just two days after parting ways with injury-riddled 2013 third round offensive tackle Brennan Williams, the Houston Texans have found a replacement in free agent offensive tackle Tyson Clabo. Veteran OT Tyson Clabo agreed to terms with the #Texans, according to his agent, Chad Speck. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) July 23, 2014 [RELATED: Age Brings Wisdom: The NFL's All Over...
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Houston Texans have signed veteran lineman

The agent for Tyson Clabo tweeted that the free-agent tackle agreed to a deal with the team on Wednesday. @a3Chad: Congrats to Tyson Clabo, who has agreed to a deal with @HoustonTexans Clabo is a good player, but has not had the best NFL career. He was very solid in Atlanta but has struggled since. The post Houston Texans have signed veteran lineman appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Texans Reach Agreement With Veteran RT Tyson Clabo

  The Houston Texans reached an agreement with veteran RT Tyson Clabo Wednesday, according to agent Chad Speck. Congrats to Tyson Clabo, who has agreed to a deal with @HoustonTexans — Chad Speck (@a3Chad) July 23, 2014 Clabo worked out for the Texans back in June and the Cardinals before that. ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that Clabo receives a two-year contract from Houston....
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Grade Day: Houston Texans management gets a high grade for patience

Two months ago, Andre Johnson said he wasn’t sure if the Houston Texans were the place for him, and then he apparently requested a trade over a week ago. However, he did show up to the team’s practice facility yesterday, and joined the team for the first time in the offseason, after skipping mandatory minicamp and OTas. The Texans made it clear they were not going to trade their...
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Mailbag: How many chances will this Houston Texans starter get?

Alex, with Ryan Fitzpatrick named as the Houston Texans starter, how many chances do you think they;ll give him before benching him, if he doesn’t improve this season? – Joe from Austin Joe, In all honesty, I don’t think he does have much time. I already don’t think he should be the starter, having thrown 93 career interceptions and surrendering 31 fumbles in 84 career games...
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Houston Texans training camp: Previewing the cornerbacks

The Houston Texans do have one of the league’s top defenses, thanks in large part to a dangerous defensive line and depth at the linebacker position. However, they do lack overall talent when it comes to cornerback, and that’s something they failed to address this offseason. Jonathan Joseph has been solid throughout his entire career, but he is now 30 years old, and will start...
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Agent mum on Andre Johnson's training camp report

Agent Kennard McGuire is declining to address reports that Houston Texans receiver Andre Johnson was back at the facilities and ready to join training camp. “I am not refuting, confirming or denying any reports or stories,” McGuire told Mark Berman of FOX 26.  “Per the collective bargaining agreement there’s a period in which veteran players are not allowed to participate...
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Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson May Be Back--But For How Long?

Mondays typically suck, but this past Monday was not a bad one for fans of the Houston Texans. It appears that disgruntled wide receiver Andre Johnson may be coming back to the team in time for the opening of training camp on Friday.It's not a given yet, but since the man was supposedly at the team's facility to work on learning the new offense.@SportsAsToldGood news...
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Andre Johnson’s Agent Remains In Contact With Texans

  Reports from earlier in the day mentioned that Andre Johnson was at the Texans’ facility on Monday, which was taken as a sign that the receiver could be in attendance for the team’s training camp. However, Ian Rapoport confirmed with a source that although Johnson was there yesterday, “it means nothing for camp.” Johnson’s agent, Kennard McGuire, tells Fox 26 Sports...
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‘Madden NFL 15′ Rookie Ratings: Blake Bortles Is Highest-Rated QB (Photos)

One of the surest signs that football season is just around the corner is EA Sports releasing their “Madden NFL Football” ratings. The top 13 rookies were announced recently, and the list has a lot of people talking. Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney topped the list, while Johnny Manziel didn’t even make the cut. Although all of these ratings are only virtual results...
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Texans make a few roster moves today; Sign H-Back

The Houston Texans made a few more moves heading into training camp by releasing fullback Brad Smelley and defensive end Tim Jackson who were with the Texans throughout OTAs and mandatory mini-camp. The Texans have also brought back free agent tight end/ H-Back Chris Coyle who was originally signed after the NFL draft out of […] The post Texans make a few roster moves today; Sign...
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Andre Johnson at Texans’ facility

Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson was spotted at the team’s facility to learn the new offense on Monday, reports ESPN.com. The Texans first practice of training camp is Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m.  It’s unclear if Johnson will report to camp with other veterans on Friday. Johnson skipped the Texans’ voluntary organized team activities and minicamp, and also...
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Report: Andre Johnson will show up to Texans camp on time

Houston Texans fans and fantasy football players can waive a sigh of relief: Andre Johnson is expected to report to training camp on time, according to Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle. Expected to be at camp on time. RT @taniaganguli Good sign for the #Texans: WR Andre Johnson was at NRG Stadium yesterday, sources said. — Jerome Solomon (@JeromeSolomon) July 22, 2014 As...
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