HOUSTON TEXANS NEWS

WATCH: J.J. Watt With an Interception and Fumble Recovery During the Pro Bowl

If there is one player that fans can count on bringing it for the Pro Bowl it is Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt. The Wisconsin product does not know how to go at any other speed than full steam ahead. During practice for the Pro Bowl he was seen catching some passes and even kicking field goals, but so far his contribution has been all on the defensive side--and what...
Via FatManWriting
48 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons the Texans should target a running back early in the draft

I know, Arian foster had a good year and even went to the pro bowl, so why would the Texans want a running back in the early rounds of this years draft? An aging starting running back who was nagged by injuries the past two years is a pretty compelling case. You may also be interested in: Three reasons the Texans should target a running back early in the draft Top five off-season...
Via cover32 - Texans
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Top five off-season team needs for Texans

Quarterback There is almost nothing the Texans can do at quarterback, the draft has two guys that might be franchise quarterbacks and they will be gone long before the Texans get on the board. They could try to trade up but the Texans aren’t that kind of team that will throw around draft picks to move up, and these two guys aren’t sure things. They could try to trade for a team...
Via cover32 - Texans
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Men's Hockey beats UConn and other links

BC needed a hat trick from Ryan Fitzpatrick to beat UConn.The NHL added Johnny Gaudreau to the All-Star game. Of course in Ohio they are making Johnny Football to Johnny Hockey comparisons.The Women's Hockey team remains unbeaten.Women's Basketball lost to Pitt. I appreciate BC trying to get hockey hightlights into the Top 10.We think Thatcher's save near the 1:00-min mark of this...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: J.J. Watt Does Everything At Pro Bowl Practice

Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt isn’t limited to wreaking havoc on defense. One of the top candidates for the NFL’s MVP award (which will likely go to Aaron Rodgers), Watt also found the end zone four times in 2014, with three touchdown receptions near the goal-line and an 80-yard pick-six. Watt has been showing off his incredible and versatile skills in Phoenix...
Via Gridiron Grit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Could J.J. Watt Line up on Offense in Sunday’s Pro Bowl?

We may just see Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt lined up on offense in Sunday’s Pro Bowl. Want some proof? This is Watt catching a pass from Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Kyle Williams. Nice pass for a large guy. We all saw a sampling of Watt’s catching abilities, as evidenced by his three receiving touchdowns during the 2014 season. Watt, who’s trying to work on...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

4 Players Who Shouldn't Return to the Houston Texans in 2015

The Houston Texans finished 2014 with a winning record (9-7), a year after finishing 2-14 due to a colossal Matt Schaub meltdown. They were a Baltimore Ravens loss away from a playoff berth in Week 17. J.J. Watt had a season for the ages (some will even say MVP worthy). New Head Coach Bill O’Brien did an excellent job bringing this Houston organization together, even with a numerous...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How the Houston Texans Should Handle Andre Johnson

It's time to face the fact: The greatest Texan may not be a Texan any longer.The tension between Andre Johnson and the Houston Texans has drastically fluctuated over the last few years. There have been several times where Johnson wanted out of Houston but still played at full strength for the team. Rumors that Johnson would take a pay cut to stay with the Texans in December were...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Looks Like J.J. Watt Could Play Some Offense and Special Teams During the Pro Bowl Sunday

This past season one of the most exciting players in the NFL was Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt. While he made offensive coaches sweat when they lined up against him with how the Texans used him on offense as well even defensive coaches had to be worried about him,If some of the stuff he has been doing during the pro bowl practices is any indication it looks like we might...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texans' Watt finding more ways to display offensive skills in Pro Bowl

Since lining up and catching touchdowns on offense has nearly become routine for J.J. Watt after the 2014 season, the Houston Texans defense star had to find a way to broaden his horizons even more. So now, he's moved on to kicking field goals. During practice in Arizona in the days leading up to the Pro Bowl, where Watt is serving as one of the team captains on 'Team Carter,' he...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans' Watt finding more ways to display offensive skills in Pro Bowl

Since lining up and catching touchdowns on offense has nearly become routine for J.J. Watt after the 2014 season, the Houston Texans defense star had to find a way to broaden his horizons even more. So now, he's moved on to kicking field goals. During practice in Arizona in the days leading up to the Pro Bowl, where Watt is serving as one of the team captains on 'Team Carter,' he...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What could Houston Texans MVP J.J. Watt have to learn from Odell Beckham?

How good is Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt? Supposedly he goes through some of the same pre-game rituals as New York Giants wideout Odell Beckham, who is arguably the best receiver of his class and looks like he’s going to give Jerry Rice a run for his money. According to Dan Salomone of Giants.com, Watt and Beckham share a pre-game ritual: practicing one-hand catches...
Via cover32 - Texans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt takes a page out of New York Giants star Odell Beckham’s practice playbook

How insanely versatile and talented is Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt? He goes through some of the same pre-game rituals as New York Giants wideout Odell Beckham, who is arguably the best receiver of his class and looks like he’s going to give Jerry Rice a run for his money. According to a report by Dan Salomone of Giants.com, Watt and Beckham share a pre-game ritual:...
Via cover32 - Giants
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans promote Brian Gaine, Jon Carr

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans have promoted Brian Gaine to director of player personnel and Jon Carr to director of college scouting, the team said Friday. Gaine joined the Texans in February 2014 as the director of pro personnel after a five-year tenure with the Miami Dolphins' player personnel department, last serving as assistant general manager from 2012-13. Gaine, who will...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three options when it comes to Kareem Jackson

The Texans have a lot of work to do this offseason and they are going to need to create cap room somehow. Kareem Jackson is a free agent he played well this year and is looking to cash in, but does his one year of outstanding play merit a huge contract from the Texans? The Texans have three options to choose from in dealing with Jackson. You may also be interested in: Three options...
Via cover32 - Texans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans GM Smith: Clowney 'diligent' in rehab from knee surgery

Six weeks have passed since Jadeveon Clowney's rookie season ended early due to microfracture knee surgery, and at this time the Houston Texans linebacker's timetable to return in time for the 2015 season is still in question. According to Texans general manager Rick Smith, Clowney is still in the early stages of his rehab and is unable to put any weight on his surgically repaired...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans GM Smith: Clowney 'diligent' in rehab from knee surgery

Six weeks have passed since Jadeveon Clowney's rookie season ended early due to microfracture knee surgery, and at this time the Houston Texans linebacker's timetable to return in time for the 2015 season is still in question. According to Texans general manager Rick Smith, Clowney is still in the early stages of his rehab and is unable to put any weight on his surgically repaired...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Bengals, Packers, Saints, & Texans

49ers ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported that the 49ers have hired former Raiders interim HC Tony Sparano as TEs coach. Bengals ESPN’s Adam Schefter mentioned on Thursday’s NFL Insiders that he doesn’t expect Vance Joseph to be coaching with the Bengals next year, even though the team prevented him from taking the Broncos’ DC job. Packers Former Packers QB B...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Did the Texans miss out by passing on Derek Carr

I know that the last name Carr is a hard one to say for most Texans fans, and it’s a big reason that Derek Carr was probably over looked by the Texans in last year’s draft. I have to say though did the Texans pass up the chance for a decent quarterback? Looking just at how he performed as a rookie, he was 1st in completions and 1st in pass yards with 3,270 he completed 58% of...
Via cover32 - Texans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Top 3 Free Agent Positions To Target in 2015

 The Houston Texans are a team on the rise. After posting the worst record in the league in 2013 they rebounded with a 9-7 record this past season. Many expected the Texans to address the QB position in last year's draft but they elected to draft linemen on both sides of the ball with their top draft picks. Their top pick Jadeveon Clowney was hampered all season with injury and...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Would you participate in the 2015 Pro Bowl if you were selected?

We're up to our 13th pick at quarterback for the 2015 Pro Bowl. Would you participate in the Pro Bowl if you were selected for it? The post QOTD: Would You Participate In The 2015 Pro Bowl If You Were Selected? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick Hooks His Offensive Line Up With Custom Coolers

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is not a spring chicken. He's been playing for a number of years now and usually not for very good teams--so he got hit a lot. After playing in Houston behind a pretty decent offensive line he must have felt pretty grateful. So like many quarterbacks, running backs, and wide receivers are prone to doing he decided to hook his boys up with...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Three New Year's Resolutions For 2015

Texans guard Duane Brown is back in his familiar surroundings again as he was named to the Pro Bowl for a third consecutive season. Brown, as explained in a story on houstontexans.com, made his Pro Bowl debut following the 2012 season, and joins teammates DE J.J. Watt, who will also serve as a Pro Bowl captain, and RB Arian Foster (not participating) as representatives from the Texans...
Via Football Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Katy Perry, J.J. Watt paired on cover of ESPN The Magazine’s ‘Music Issue’ (photo)

With the stunning pop music starlet set to take the stage as the halftime performer at Super Bowl XLIX and the Houston Texans all-world player perhaps the greatest defensive player in the NFL, it was arguably a great match to pair Katy Perry and J.J. Watt on one of the covers of ESPN The Magazine’s...Read More The post Katy Perry, J.J. Watt paired on cover of ESPN The Magazine’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

3 reasons Andre Johnson shouldn’t take a pay cut

There are a lot of reasons that Andre Johnson shouldn’t take a pay cut, he will eventually take one either by being cut and signed elsewhere or by renegotiating his contract with the Texans. It is the way the NFL works and why when players sign these huge multimillion dollar contracts that turn heads, they almost are never worth what they claim to be. Johnson is set to make 10...
Via cover32 - Texans
6 days ago  |  Discuss
Texans News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

49 Stops to Super Bowl XLIX

Chris Berman isn't happy at the Pro Bowl

Brandon Jennings out 6-9 months

Josh Gordon tests positive for alcohol

Report: A-Rod's apology meeting request gets rejected

Harbaugh rapidly landing recruits

WATCH: 'SNL' spoofs Deflategate

NFL tried to catch Pats in act?

Bill Nye: Belichick didn't make sense

Is it time for Tom Izzo to worry?

Jennings suffers horrific injury

Seahawks GM: I love Lynch's act

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.