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NFL Notes: 49ers, Broncos, Giants, Lions, & Texans

  49ers Before signing with the Colts, RB Philip Tanner visited with the 49ers. (Tom Pelissero) Broncos CB Chris Harris officially passed his physical. (Ian Rapoport) Giants WR Rueben Randle did not practice on Tuesday due to a hamstring issue. (Dan Graziano) Lions Lions placed DE Kalonji Kashama on injured reserve after being waived-injured. Texans The Texans receiving...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Foster Sidelined At Practice With Hamstring Injury

Texans running back Arian Foster has a hamstring injury, according to a Houston Chronicle report.Fantasy Spin:This doesn't appear to be a serious injury, but with Foster you always have to worry. He's got top-five ability, if healthy for a full season, but missed eight games last season and three in 2011.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien crack the list of the 20 best in the NFL?

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
Via cover32 - Texans
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Houston Texans on the rise in preseason edition

It’s finally here; football season has officially started. Every team in the NFL has reported for training camp, starting the process of preparing for opening day. And in the process, we’ve started to learn a little – both good and bad – about all 32 franchises. Some players are already starting to shine, while others are either struggling (best case) or getting injured ...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is this Andre Johnson’s last season with the Houston Texans?

Andre Johnson, who will be a free agent in 2017, is now 33 years old and will surely start regressing in the next couple of receivers. Johnson had requested a trade after frustration with the Houston Texans rebuilding plan and direction. But he reported to the team last week and is in training camp, although he’s nursing a minor hamstring injury. With the Texans “rebuilding,”...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans training camp: Recapping Day 2

Day two of training camp for the Houston Texans was uneventful, say for unfortunate news of Arian Foster injuring himself. According to CBS’ Matt Hammond, Foster appeared to be favoring holding his left hamstring and the lower part of his back. It’s not a serious injury, however. Head coach Bill O’Brien stated gave the Texans faithful some positive news. “As far as I know...
Via cover32 - Texans
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clowney drills another RB, this time at training camp

By now everyone knows that Jadaveon Clowney is a beast but for some reason scouts pre-draft were acting like they forgot. Well it didn’t take too long for him to remind everyone. Here’s a look at one of the training camp running drills where Jadaveon Clowney beats the O-lineman in a blink of an eye and hits the RB before he can even get the handoff. Looks familiar? Well it...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texans Sign RB Tim Cornett & OT Mike Farrell, Cut LB Ricky Sapp

  John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Texans have signed RB Tim Cornett and OT Mike Farrell while releasing LB Ricky Sapp. Cornett, 22, signed with the Texans as an undrafted free agent out of UNLV back in May. He happanes to be UNLV’s all-time leading rusher totaling 769 carries for 3,733 yards (4.85 YPC) and 35 career touchdowns. Farrell, 24, signed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texans Injury Update: Cody White tears Achilles

Texans backup guard Cody White tore his Achilles on Saturday, according to the Houston Chronicle. The third-year pro signed with Houston in 2012 as a free agent, and has spent most of his time backing up right guard Brandon Brooks. He has only appeared in one game.This injury should be fairly concerning to the Texans, as they are already missing two contributors along the offensive...
Via NFL Injury Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jadeveon Clowney nearly blows up his own Houston Texans teammate

When you have a weapon like the Houston Texans do in Jadeveon Clowney you have to handle it carefully. The last thing you want is your nuclear arsenal going off in your own backyard, afterall. Yesterday at Texans training camp it looked like Clowney was about to blow up one of his own teammates, running back Dennis Johnson. Here’s the video: You can see Clowney coming out of nowhere...
Via cover32 - Texans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Training Camp: Jadeveon Clowney Nearly 'Michigans' Poor Running Back in Practice

When the Houston Texans took South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney with the first pick in the draft they knew they were not getting an incredibly strong guy, but that they were getting one of the fastest big men in recent history.It will be a few weeks before we get to see him show that highly regarded speed in a game, but he did give a flash of it in practice when he nearly...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Clowney spares Texans running back of massive hit in practice

Often times during the early stages of NFL training camps, defensive players are itching for more with full hits out of the question against their offensive teammates. Houston Texans rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney appears to be yearning to lay down the hurt on some unsuspecting player, but is still limited on what he can do in just the third day of practice. Luckily @CaptRonBRB...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Early impressions from training camp

Training camp has officially started for the Houston Texans and the rest of the league just this past weekend. It’s the time when coaches can finally get to see what their players can do on the field and find the best way to make their team successful by the time the regular season starts. Training camp for the Texans is going to be very crucial if they want to return to being...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No practice for Arian Foster on Monday

The Texans played much of last season without running back Arian Foster because of a back injury, making life more difficult for their offense and creating some worry when Foster had to leave Sunday’s practice early. The good news is that the reason for his departure, which came with the assistance of a cart, didn’t seem to have anything to do with his back. He was getting his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney Nearly Mortal Kombats Running Back With Hit

Jadeveon Clowney's training camp hit was nearly fatal for running back Dennis Johnson. Here's video from Houston Texans practice.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

James Develin, jack of all trades, is now a roster lock

On December 1, 2013, the Houston Texans must have known the play that Patriots QB Tom Brady called down by the goal line. For a fullback to play all 16 games, and carry the ball only 4 times from scrimmage, Wade Phillips must be a defensive genius. The Texans knew the play, and James still shook off all 4 tacklers to get into the end zone for his only touchdown of the season. If...
Via Patriots Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: The ladies love J.J. Watt

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has earned a reputation as one of the most fierce players in the NFL. In just three seasons he has already earned a ton of individual accolades, including two first team All-Pro selections, the Deacon Jones award and defensive player of the year. Watt’s play has also earned him a lot of lucrative endorsement deals. One area that he’s doing...
Via cover32 - Texans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Fan Kisses J.J. Watt in Training Camp Selfie

J.J. Watt is widely regarded as arguably the best defensive player in the NFL today. The Houston Texans’ star two-time first-team All-Pro defensive end was just voted the No. 12 best player on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2014 and is referred to as a “game-wrecker” and “a menace in the trenches” by his peers. But as much recognition that the 2012 Defensive Player of...
Via Gridiron Grit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans training camp: Recapping the first day

For the Houston Texans, the first day of training camp on Friday went well, according to Texans radio host Deepi Sidhu. Head coach Bill O’Brien was quoted as saying that “the competitiveness was good,” and that they will continue to work hard on staying sharp. During the practice, Jadeveon Clowney could not participate as much as hoped because of his sports hernia surgery that...
Via cover32 - Texans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: What won’t bother Bill O’Brien

Perhaps the one downside towards coaching the Houston Texans for some, would be the steaming hot weather in Texas, where the temperature is going to be around 95. Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien isn’t too worried about it. “It’s Texas. It’s hot. Whatever,” he told the Texans. Playing in such hot weather could be very difficult. It may have taken some time for O’Brien...
Via cover32 - Texans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy or Sell: Arian Foster

Arian Foster was off to a solid start in 2013 before injuries took a toll, ending the one-time-top-fantasy-pick-overall’s season. He’s back and running at full strength – without his one-time backfield mate Ben Tate to steal carries. But there are still plenty of question marks hovering over the head of this aging star. It’s a new era in Houston – new coach, new QB, new...
Via Zone Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans released former draft pick Alan Bonner

Today the Houston texans axed another former draft pickz the team has now released almost all their draft picks from last year. Bonner was a wide receiver from Jacksonville State that was drafted last year. @McClain_on_NFL: WR Alan Bonner, who was waived injured, suffered a fractured foot. The post Texans released former draft pick Alan Bonner appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans offensive line dedicates season to Quessenberry

As Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry prepares to endure his third round of chemotherapy, his teammates have found a way to honor him. “Absolutely, we have dedicated this season to him as a line,” left tackle Duane Brown told FOX 26 and the Houston Chronicle. “He’s in the ultimate battle right now.” Center Chris Myers intends to take it a step farther, finding...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watt relishing in veteran role with Texans

HOUSTON - Entering his fourth season with the Houston Texans, J.J. Watt is already considered one of the 'old guys' on the roster. Chalk it up to his leadership qualities that he has brought with him since his rookie season, but at just 25-years old, the star defensive end is the go-to guy for the less experienced players in the locker room. "I'm like an old man...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Power Rankings, intrigue of Houston Texans camp, overrated NFL players

Training camp is here! The best columns from the cover32 universe this week will help you kill time until the preseason kicks off. National Columns - Fantasy Preview: The top 32 QBs in 2014 (READ) - Power Rankings: Rating the intrigue of each NFL team’s training camp (READ) - Top10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) - Ten most overrated players in the NFL ...
Via cover32 - Texans
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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