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2016 SB Nation NFL Preview: Now With Quite A Bit Of Houston Texans Content!

Ready for a comprehensive preview of the 2016 NFL season? One with a fair amount of focus on your Houston Texans? Then have I got a deal for you! On this, the day before the final game of the 2016 NFL Preseason, I present you with the 2016 SB Nation NFL Preview. It includes detailed looks at each NFL team, including five questions and answers with every SB Nation NFL team site...
Via Battle Red Blog
7 hours ago

2016 Houston Texans Preseason Notebook (Week 3): 40 Thoughts From Texans-Cardinals

Bill O'Brien's starters flashed dominance on both sides of the ball against a championship-caliber team last weekend. Here are some observations that you might have missed while enjoying the beatdown. With only one day to go until the Texans' preseason finale in Dallas, I wanted to post my personal notes from watching Week Three's dominant performance against Arizona. The starters...
Via Battle Red Blog
11 hours ago

First Glance: Texans at Cowboys

Here are five things to watch when the Texans face the Cowboys in the preseason finale.
Via HoustonTexans.com
12 hours ago

With Merci: Houston Texans Linebacker Strives To Win On And Off The Field

Texans LB Whitney Mercilus was honored with the Spirit of the Bull Award at Tuesday's annual Texans Luncheon. Whitney Mercilus was an above-average defensive end his sophomore year at Garfield High School in Akron, Ohio. Like so many thousands of other young men playing the game in the tenth grade, he just didn’t stand out."He was really raw," Garfield coach Bob Sax remembered...
Via Battle Red Blog
12 hours ago

Texans open 2016 season with luncheon

What’s better than watching the Texans play on a Sunday? Getting a chance to eat lunch with them on a Tuesday!
Via HoustonTexans.com
18 hours ago

Texans Notable Cuts: August 30

Today was the day that NFL teams needed to trim their rosters to 75 players. There were some notable names released: During training camp and the preseason players get cut. Some of the guys the Texans released today are seeing their NFL dreams coming to an end, while some others are good enough to play […] Texans Notable Cuts: August 30 - Toro Times - Toro Times - A Houston Texans...
Via Toro Times
1 day ago

Texans announce several cuts, roster designations

The Texans announced a number of roster moves Tuesday afternoon as they trimmed their roster to the NFL-mandated size of 75. Safety Lonnie Ballentine was placed on the reserve/physically unable to perform list, meaning he’ll miss at least the first six games of the season. Three players were placed on the team’s injured-reserve list: Rookie…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Here's why it didn't matter who won the Broncos' starting QB job

Unlike most Super Bowl champions, the Denver Broncos entered this offseason having no idea who would start at quarterback in 2016. Peyton Manning retired, Brock Osweiler chose the Houston Texans and Denver was left with one active quarterback on the roster: Trevor Siemian.On Monday, Siemian was named the regular-season starter – a move no one could have predicted a few months ago...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Report: ‘Strong chance’ J.J. Watt will play in Week 1

Workout warrior and reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year, J.J. Watt, is on track to potentially play in Week 1 for the Houston Texans. The defensive end is at the tail end of his recovery from offseason back surgery to repair a herniated disc. It was previously reported that he’d likely miss the first two games of the season. Speaking during Sunday’s broadcast, Jay Glazer...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Osweiler solid in Texans' win over Cardinals

HOUSTON (AP) -- Brock Osweiler threw for 146 yards and a touchdown and Houston intercepted two of Carson Palmer's passes in the Texans' 34-24 exhibition victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.Osweiler led the Texans to scores on three of his four drives. He connected with first-round pick Will Fuller on a 26-yard touchdown pass that extended Houston's lead to 24-10 before sitting...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Osweiler solid in Texans' 34-24 victory over Cardinals

HOUSTON (AP) Brock Osweiler threw for 146 yards and a touchdown and Houston intercepted two of Carson Palmer's passes in the Texans' 34-24 exhibition victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Osweiler led the Texans to scores on three of his four drives. He connected with first-round pick Will Fuller on a 26-yard touchdown pass that extended Houston's lead to 24-10 before sitting...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: JJ Watt expects to return to practice next week

Despite reports claiming he could miss the start of the regular season, J.J. Watt is reportedly expected to return to practice before the Houston Texans’ fourth and final preseason game. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, Watt could practice as early as next week. #Texans star DL JJ Watt expects to practice next week, source said. Potentially major development toward...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans LT Duane Brown could miss the first six games

The Houston Texans are expecting big things from high-priced free-agent signing Brock Osweiler under center. Any type of upgrade from last season’s disastrous quarterback situation would be huge for Houston. After all, this is a team that won the AFC South with the likes of Ryan Mallett, T.J. Yates and Brandon Weeden starting games. As Osweiler looks to begin his first season...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texans won't rush JJ Watt back for Week 1

The Houston Texans are optimistic that J.J. Watt will not end up missing any regular season games, but that does not mean they are planning to bring him back before he is 100 percent healthy. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, Watt’s status for Week 1 and Week 2 remains uncertain because the Texans do not want to rush him back and risk his long-term health. While the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans’ Will Fuller Quietly Emerging as Key Cog for QB Brock Osweiler

Make no mistake, DeAndre Hopkins is the Houston Texans’ best and most dynamic offensive threat. Hopkins has the production and leadership to prove it. And he’s certainly the biggest asset newcomer quarterback Brock Osweiler has at his disposal. However, while Hopkins will slot in as Osweiler’s go-to answer, rookie receiver Will Fuller could be that elusive second option teams...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt Hopes to be Healthy by Houston Texans’ Regular Season Debut

The Houston Texans look refined in offseason under new quarterback Brock Osweiler. They’ve gone for two wins so far, and look to get their third in Sunday’s matchup against the Arizona Cardinals. And while preseason is hardly indicative of teams’ regular season achievements, the Texans have been missing their main man J.J. Watt since preseason start and have been performing...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every prominent quarterback in the history of the Houston Texans

While there are a few obscure quarterbacks who threw passes for the Houston Texans, the QBs featured in this quiz were the ‘top passer’ for the team that year, according to the number of yards passing. As an expansion team originating in 2001, the Texans have only had 4 quarterbacks, but have struggled to find a real star. How many of them can you name? Clue: Years active  
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans, Brock Osweiler March Over New Orleans Saints

HOUSTON — The Houston Texans improved their preseason record to 2-0 after escaping Saturday’s bout against the New Orleans Saints with a 13-9 win. Texans’ Brock Osweiler, who didn’t particularly have a sound game in the preseason opener against San Francisco, threw his first touchdown in a Houston uniform—a beautiful fade to wide receiver Will Fuller in the first quarter—which...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans QB Brock Osweiler Connects With Will Fuller For First Touchdown With The Team

Now if he can throw about 45 more of those this season, the insane amount of money the Texans are paying Brock Osweiler this season may actually be well-spent. Well done Mr. Fuller. Well done Mr. Osweiler.Now do it again! Read more »
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jadeveon Clowney destroys Saints offensive linemen

Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney could end up being one of the greats if he can stay healthy. After missing the first preseason game due to minor knee soreness Clowney made his presence known on Saturday night against the New Orleans Saints. He made a couple of offensive linemen look like rag dolls on two separate plays. Here is Clowney going up against offensive...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

JJ Watt could miss first two games of season

J.J. Watt is said to be progressing nicely in his rehab from back surgery he underwent last month, but there is still some uncertainty over whether he will miss regular season time. On Friday, Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien told ESPN’s Ed Werder that he is unsure if Watt will be ready for Week 1. #Texans HC Bill O'Brien encouraged by @JJWatt recovery from back surgery...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamar Miller headed for a ‘season for the ages’ in 2016?

Some talent evaluators in the NFL believe new Houston Texans running back Lamar Miller could be headed for a historic season in 2016. According to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report, NFL scouts are confident Miller will be “one of the top two runners in football” this season. “More than a few people in football think he is set for a huge season,” Freeman wrote. “Lead the...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans WRs call out writer for 'unprofessional' tweet about Jadeveon Clowney

A John McClain tweet caused Houston Texans wide receivers DeAndre Hopkins and Cecil Shorts III to come to the defense of teammate Jadeveon Clowney this afternoon. It all started with a John McClain tweet where the longtime Houston Chronicle writer took a heavy shot at the oft-injured Clowney for refusing to speak with reporters. Clowney refused to do interview as he was walking...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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