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Not so fast: The Houston Texans are 2-0 but they haven’t won anything yet

The Texans sit at the top of the AFC south division at 2-0 and the Colts at the bottom at 0-2, but don’t get too excited yet.  The Texans have played the Raiders and Redskins who combined for 7 wins last year. The Colts played the Eagles and Broncos who combined for 23 wins last year.  The Colts were in both those games and are a very good team. I am very pleased with the way...
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Mailbag: J.J. Watt on offense, Giants to watch

Hi Alex. How often do you think the Houston Texans will use J.J. Watt on offense this week, after scoring a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders last week? Allen, Vancouver Hi Allen, Good question. Fortunately for you, Bill O’Brien answered that on Wednesday. According to NFL.com, the head coach is planning to use him more in the redzone. O’Brien said that “He was a tight...
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5 reasons Houston Texans will win on Sunday

The Houston Texans are preparing for a trip to the Meadowlands where they’ll take on the winless New York Giants. The Texans will look to boast their record to 2-0, as they take on a struggling Giants team that’s lacking offensive punch. Here are five reasons why Houston will walk away victorious. You may also be interested in:Mailbag: J.J. Watt on offense, Giants to watch5 reasons...
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5 reasons the Houston Texans could fall to the New York Giants

The Houston Texans are prepared to take on the struggling New York Giants. Houston will look to move 3-0, while the Giants look to win their first game of the season. Here are five reasons why the Texans could lose this week. You may also be interested in:Mailbag: J.J. Watt on offense, Giants to watch5 reasons Houston Texans will win on Sunday5 reasons the Houston Texans could fall...
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Is Andre Johnson falling off as a top tier wide receiver? Mind Blowing Stats

Andre Johnson has been an animal since entering in the NFL, but he has not been very good at getting in the end zone over the past 26 games including the playoffs.  Shoot to be honest in the past three seasons including the playoffs Johnson has only scored a touchdown in 6 games. That is […] The post Is Andre Johnson falling off as a top tier wide receiver? Mind Blowing Stats...
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Newton's development helps improve Texans

HOUSTON (AP) Houston's offensive line has emerged as one of the strengths of the Texans in their 2-0 start. A big reason for the improvement from last season is the development of right tackle Derek Newton. Running back Arian Foster, who has rushed for 241 yards through Houston's first two games, raved about him as the Texans prepare for this weekend's game on the road...
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Houston Texans vs. New York Giants: Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Houston Texans and the New York Giants' game.
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Is the Houston Texans Week 3 tilt with New York a top game to watch?

Some teams are pleasant surprises thus far, making them intriguing to check out in more detail. While others are shocking flops, creating a sense of desperation just two weeks into the season. Both scenarios help create some interesting match-ups on the NFL docket. To see the “Fab Five” – the best games on the docket – for Week 3, CLICK HERE. You may also be interested in...
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NFL Notes: Chiefs, Cowboys, Giants, Patriots, & Texans

  Chiefs Chiefs signed RB Jordan Campbell and TE Justin Jones to their practice squad. Cowboys Cowboys signed RB Nikita Whitlock to their practice squad. Giants Giants signed LB James Davidson to their practice squad. Patriots Patriots re-signed DB Daxton Swanson to their practice squad. Texans HC Bill O’Brien said Wednesday that J.J. Watt will likely be used ...
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After mediocre Week 2, Houston Texans’ Ryan Fitzpatrick drops in QB rankings

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Arian Foster goes off on Alcohol Company Anheuser Busch

The Houston Texans running back’s blood was clearly boiling when he read Anheuser Busch’s statement which said it was “not yet satisfied with the league’s handling of behaviors that so clearly go against our own company culture and moral code.” So Foster took off on the alcohol company via twitter.  Arian Foster @ArianFoster · 16h Selling poison on […] The post Arian...
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Houston Texans RB Arian Foster Pretty Much Puts the Business of the NFL on Blast on Twitter

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster has been doing his talking on the field the last couple weeks. So far when he's 'talked' on Sunday he's talked pretty well, but when it comes to actaully talking to the media he still isn't too crazy about it. He did, however, 'talk' to the world about the current issues of the day plaguing the NFL--domestic violence...
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Arian Foster puts Anheuser-Busch on blast

Texans running back Arian Foster called out Anheuser-Busch today after they released a statement claiming they’re bothered by what’s been going down with the NFL and their players lately. Lol ok, alcohol company. RT @darrenrovell: NFL beer sponsor, Anheuser-Busch, issues strong statement pic.twitter.com/TCEbA4s5Q1 — Arian Foster (@ArianFoster) September 16, 2014 Selling poison...
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Arian Foster Thinks Domestic Violence & Alcohol Are The Same Thing

Arian Foster knows what he wanted to say, and made great points, he just said it wrong. The Texans star running back wanted to point out the hypocrisy in Anheuser-Busch’s statement ridiculing the NFL for their handling of the leagues-domestic violence issue. While explaining his point, Foster said that “domestic violence and alcohol are damn near synonymous.” Domestic violence...
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Houston Texans RB Arian Foster awarded Week 2 biggest hero honors

Some teams are off to a fast start, others are stumbling out of the gates, and a majority are languishing somewhere in the middle. That’s the NFL landscape after two games. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell into each...
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Texans sign former Clemson standout to 53 man roster

Today the Houston Texans signed Ricky Sapp the former Clemson Tiger standout linebacker to their 53 man roster. @RavensInsider: Texans cut Jason Ankrah, sign Ricky Sapp to active roster, cut Travis Labhart from practice squad, signed Josh Aubrey to practice squad The team also signed former Stephen F. Austin cornerback Josh Aubrey. Aubrey was formerly […] The post Texans sign former...
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Texans Sign LB Ricky Sapp, Make Three Other Moves

Mark Berman of MyFoxHouston.com reports that the Texans have signed LB Ricky Sapp to their active roster on Tuesday. On top of that, Houston cut LB Jason Ankrah and WR Travis Labhart and signed S Josh Aubrey to their practice squad, according to Berman. Sapp, 27, was a former fifth-round pick of the Eagles back in 2010, but he lasted just one year with the team before he was cut...
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Houston Texans DL J.J. Watt is Pretty Fly for a White Guy

You try telling the man he can't dance. I'm not. He hits hard and I bruise easily.@_MarcusD_/Twitter Loading...
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Heroes and Goats: Five who did and didn’t shine in Week 2 of the NFL season

Some teams are off to a fast start, others are stumbling out of the gates, and a majority are languishing somewhere in the middle. That’s the NFL landscape after two games. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell into each...
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Swearinger’s knack for the ball reaping benefits for Texans’ defense

Second-year strong safety D.J. Swearinger has been involved in three of the Texans’ six turnovers during their 2-0 start. Swearinger forced a fumble at the Texans’ 8-yard line in the 17-6 victory over Washington. He recovered a fumble at the Raiders’ 3 in the 30-14 victory at Oakland. He also forced a fumble that cornerback Johnathan Joseph recovered to set up a touchdown...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Now Want To Lessen Foster's Workload

Bad news for Texans running back Arian Foster's fantasy owners as coach Bill O'Brien said he needed to do a better job spreading the workload, according to Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle.Fantasy Spin:He carried the Texans' offense in Week 2 rushing 28 times for 138 yards and a score and could have posted more if the Texans hadn't called off the dogs. He&...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

National media’s confidence in Houston Texans soaring after Week 2

Up and down. Back and forth. Left and right. There’s no telling what direction an NFL team will go from week to week. Just two games into the 2014 season, this fact has already been hammered home. Once again, the league is proving to be a week-by-week proposition, where any team can rise or fall. This makes it tough sometimes to separate the contenders from the pretenders. But...
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J.J. Watt of Houston Texans gets Simpsonized

When you’re having a bad day there’s nothing like good comedy to pick you up. Maybe your significant other just dumped you. Maybe you flunked the big test. Maybe your team’s offensive coordinator is some special kind of stupid. Whatever the case, comedy is always a reliable method of making you feel better, and there’s no better comedy in the world than The Simpsons. This...
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Texans Smash Hapless Raiders: 3 Things We Learned

The Houston Texans traveled to Oakland to meet the Raiders in the famed Black Hole.  The Texans not only won the game, but they dominated. It shouldn't have been a surprise.  But it was because: the Raiders played respectably last week against the New York Jets; and given what transpired with the Texans last season, every game is a mystery. But if the Texans continue to...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The NFL’s wacky Week 2 (including the Houston Texans) featured amazing tweets

If you thought the first Sunday of the NFL season was crazy, yesterday managed to be even wackier. The Bills are alone atop the AFC East, the Saints are 0-2 after losing to the Browns and the defending champs were smacked in the mouth by the Chargers. To finish the day off the Bears stunned the 49ers with an epic comeback on Sunday Night Football. Did you miss any of it? No worries...
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