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Tarpinian released by Texans on deadline to cut roster to 75

The Houston Texans have cut 11 players, including linebacker Jeff Tarpinian, and placed rookie linebacker Reshard Cliett on injured reserve on the deadline to reduce rosters to 75 players. Tarpinian appeared in 22 games for Houston over the last two seasons and had 36 tackles combined in those two years. Cliett, a sixth-round pick out of South Florida, injured his knee early in camp...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing Has A Little Trouble Spelling Opportunity On Hard Knocks

The only bad thing about having cameras around all the time is that they catch everything. If something does something stupid, disgusting, or a little embarrassing it will probably be caught on film. If it is you can rest assured that it will likely make it on the air as well.So when you try to spell 'opportunity' like Brian Cushing apparently did during practice and fail, you can...
Via FatManWriting
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Tarpinian released by Texans on deadline to cut roster to 75

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans have cut 11 players, including linebacker Jeff Tarpinian, and placed rookie linebacker Reshard Cliett on injured reserve on the deadline to reduce rosters to 75 players. Tarpinian appeared in 22 games for Houston over the last two seasons and had 36 tackles combined in those two years. Cliett, a sixth-round pick out of South Florida, injured his knee...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texans Coach Says He’s Keeping Swear Jar During ‘Hard Knocks’

Every year, people seem to lose their minds when watching the hit HBO show Hard Knocks. They can’t seem to believe that players and coaches would use so much foul language while inside the locker room and on the field. This year seems to be no different, as the Houston Texans and their head coach, Bill O’ Brien, have come under fire for their colorful language. But don’t worry...
Via Gamedayr
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texans Owner: J.J. Watt Wouldn’t Destroy His Cell Phone Like Tom Brady

J.J. Watt treats cell phones better than he treats quarterbacks, apparently. Houston Texans owner Bob McNair was asked Tuesday about Deflategate during a radio appearance on Houston’s Sports Radio 610. McNair pulled no punches in his assessment of the saga, even suggesting the Texans’ sack master would have handled the NFL’s investigation much differently than New England...
Via NESN.com
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork in overalls is a sight to behold (photo)

Houston Texans nose tackle Vince Wilfork weighs 325 pounds, so the thought of him rocking overalls, shirtless, is a bit hard to digest. But the big man has no shame and clearly doesn’t care what the public thinks of him. He has a lot of love to give, and has no problem showing himself to the world. Check out this photo featuring a shirtless Wilfork in overalls with head coach Bill...
Via The Sports Daily
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texans head coach Bill O'Brien to make donation for his plentiful F-bombs on 'Hard Knocks'

Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien revealed on Tuesday that he's turning profanity into charity. On this season of HBO's training camp documentary series "Hard Knocks," the fiery coach has frequently been slinging F-bombs and other expletives (and that's only what the final edit reveals). O'Brien's mother Anne has previously expressed dismay over her son's potty mouth, but she...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

McNair: Pats caused problem by not cooperating with Deflategate

    Houston Texans owner Bob McNair believes the Patriots are to blame for the Deflategate scandal in large part because they did not cooperate with the NFL’s investigation. McNair joined Mike Meltser and Seth Payne on Texans Radio Tuesday and shared his opinions on Deflategate. “What escalated the whole thing is that (Tom) Brady and the Patriots were going to cooperate...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair blames Tom Brady, Patriots for Deflategate spiraling out of control

http://blog.masslive.com/patriots/2015/09/tom_brady_deflategate_texans_o.html Posted from PatriotsExtra
Via Patriots Extra
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buy This Houston Texans Tailgate Party Bus — $8,500

Stripper pole!
Via Busted Coverage
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bill O’Brien starts charity swear jar for cursing on ‘Hard Knocks’

When mama isn’t happy then nobody’s happy. So when Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien’s mother wasn’t happy with all his cursing on HBO’s Hard Knocks, he had to do something to get back in her good graces. He didn’t stop swearing, but he has started a swear jar, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. The proceeds from the jar will benefit the...
Via The Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stevie Brown, Alan Bonner Headline Texans' Trim to 75

Despite what seemed to be a solid preseason performance for the Houston Texans, safety Stevie Brown was cut by the team last Friday. Brown was just the first of many as Houston prepared to cut their roster down to 75 players.The players cut by Houston on Monday are as follows:Alan Bonner (WR)Jace Davis (WR)Travis Labhart (WR)Anthony Denham (TE)Aaron Adams (OL)Cody White (OL)Bryan...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texans cut LB Tarpinian as part of moves to reach 75-man limit

Linebacker Jeff Tarpinian, who spent most of the last two seasons as a member of the Houston Texans, was among the players released Tuesday as the team got down to the NFL-mandated 75-player limit. The moves were reported by the Houston Chronicle. Tarpinian, who signed an extension with the team in the offseason, led the Texans in special-teams tackles last season with 12. In all...
Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: What in the world is Vince Wilfork wearing?

If football fans are looking for more incentive to tune into the latest episode of "Hard Knocks," Tuesday the Houston Texans offered a preview of what to expect on the show -  a shirtless Vince Wilfork in a pair of overalls. Judging from the photo, head coach Bill O'Brien isn't quite sure what to make of Wilfork's fashion choice either, but it appears the 6-foot-2, 325-pound nose...
Via Fox Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bill O'Brien: Texans running game 'too inconsistent'

With star running back Arian Foster out for the foreseeable future after having surgery on his injured groin in August, the Houston Texans have turned to turned to backups Alfred Blue, Chris Polk, Kenny Hilliard and Jonathan Grimes. Through three games, the Texans rank 13th in the preseason in rushing, averaging 99.7 yards per game, but just 2.8 yards per run. Hilliard, who is filling...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork rocks nothing but suspenders on 'Hard Knocks'

A lot of good stuff has been happening on the latest season of HBO’s “Hard Knocks,” but the best episode of the series may be airing on Tuesday night. Apparently those who tune in will be treated to Houston Texans defensive lineman Vince Wilfork wearing suspenders with very little — if anything — on underneath them. How well is @wilfork75 adjusting to life in Texas? ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five reasons the Dallas Cowboys will beat the Houston Texans

Heading into the final week of the preseason now seems like as good a time as any to start my regular weekly feature, “Five Reasons the Cowboys Will Win”. Each week this season I will help you turn the page from the previous week whether good or bad, and focus on Dallas’ upcoming opponent and why the Cowboys will beat them. In this first installment, I will give you the reasons...
Via cover32
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Player Most Likely To Break Out In 2015

Replacing Andre Picking a rookie wide receiver as a breakout star in 2015 seems almost a little too obvious after the success of Odell Beckham Jr., Mike Evans, Kelvin Benjamin, Jordan Matthews, Brandin Cooks - the list goes on. But the Houston Texans really need someone to step it up after the loss of long-time star wideout Andre Johnson and his 147 targets, 85 receptions last...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Outstanding Player of the Game - Week 3 (Preseason): Jaelen Strong

Jaelen Strong’s Stats:Targets: 7Receptions: 5Reception Yards: 40Touchdowns: 1Strong came into the game during the Texan’s second offensive drive with the second team offense and continued to play for six straight drives until he finally let up his playing time in the third quarter. Currently, Strong is trying to make the case to be the second or third string wide receiver along...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texans Cut 9 Players

The Houston Texans have begun the process of trimming their roster down to 75 players on Monday, according to John McClain, by cutting nine players including: WR Travis Labhart OT Bryan Witzmann G Cody White WR Alan Bonner OT Aaron Adams LB Jason Ankrah DL Chris Neild WR Jace Davis DE Cameron McLeod Houston also placed ... The post Texans Cut 9 Players appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt 'heartbroken' over Jennifer Aniston's marriage

It’s on to the next chapter for J.J. Watt. Watt has a not-so-secret celebrity crush on actress Jennifer Aniston, so news of her recent marriage to actor Justin Theroux caught the Houston Texans defensive end off guard, to say the least. “She got married a couple weeks ago,” Watt joked Sunday during Houston’s preseason game against the New Orleans Saints when FOX sideline...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans RB Charles James II Breaks Off 73-Yard Run For A Touchdown (that was called back)

Charles James II is an interesting case. He is a defensive back by trade, is listed as one on the Texans roster, and played one during his college career at Charleston Southern. However, on Sunday the Texans inserted him into the game at running back during the fourth quarter of Houston's game against the New Orleans SaintsStrange? Maybe, but since he ran the ball 73 yards downfield...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans DB Charles James plays RB, has 73-yard TD nullified by penalty

Houston Texans cornerback Charles James had a brief moment of glory in Sunday's preseason game against the New Orleans Saints. James, an undrafted cornerback who has played in reserve duty, got an opportunity to show off his versatility at running back. He didn't disappoint. Coach Bill O'Brien and general manager Rick Smith discussed giving James a chance to play running back, which...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans WR Jaelen Strong Finishes Off 16-Play Drive With Six-Yard Touchdown Catch

Ryan Mallet didn't so himself any favors when he 'overslept' and was late to practice last week, but he did do himself a few favors when he guided the Texans on a nice 16-play, 80 yard touchdown drive complete with a six-yard touchdown pass to Jaelen Strong on 4th and two to finish it off.You have to love the little Michael Jackson kick from Strong after the score: Read more »
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Was Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins Robbed Of A Touchdown?

In the first quarter of Sunday's preseason game against the New Orleans Saints it looked like Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins had made a tremendous catch while being interfered with for a touchdown. The refs called it incomplete, but the Texans challenged the call. In the end, the call was upheld with the refs saying he didn't have control of the ball (because he shifted...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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