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TEXANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Many Texans Fans Were Actually Upset When Houston Picked J.J. Watt

It may seem hard to believe now, but back when the Houston Texans picked took J.J. Watt with the No.l1 pick in the 2011 draft may fans were actually upset with the team. If they were not upset by it the prevailing thought was "who the heck is this guy?"Lots of people thought the team should have picked Auburn defensive tackle Nick Fairley instead (dodged a bullet there, huh?).@SBNationGIF...
Via FatManWriting
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Updated Houston Texans roster and first round pick analysis

After it seemed like the Houston Texans were done making moves to sign free agents, J.J. Watt reconstructed his contract which freed up just about $8 million dollars for this year’s salary cap. Although this may seem like Watt is getting less money than he had originally signed for, that is not the case. Watt’s bonus for this year has been adjusted and it has increased the bonus...
Via isportsweb.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Hosting Veteran C Chris Myers For A Visit Monday

ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported that the Seahawks are hosting veteran C Chris Myers for a visit on Monday. Since being released by the Texans in a move that cleared $6 million in available cap space, Myers has reportedly found interest from the Broncos and Raiders. Seattle has been meeting with a number of free agents ... The post Seahawks Hosting Veteran C Chris Myers For...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney on rehab: ‘I’m progressing well’

Jadeveon Clowney was selected with the first overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, and he dealt with a knee injury that forced him to miss the majority of his rookie season. He was able to play in just four total regular season games, and recorded just seven tackles throughout his entire season. Needless to say, those numbers aren’t what the Houston Texans were looking for in his...
Via Sports-Glory
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will Vince Wilfork end up being another Ed Reed for the Houston Texans?

Two years ago, the Texans placed their hope and money on Ed Reed. It didn’t work out. This year, the Texans placed their hopes and money on Vince Wilfork, and they really need it to work out. At the time that Reed came in to Houston, he looked to be at or nearing the end of his prime, but the Texans felt that his Super Bowl experience may be the push they needed to get over the...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney Upbeat About Return to Health

Almost a year removed from being the first pick in the 2014 NFL draft, Houston Texans pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney is looking to return to form following what was an injury-plagued rookie campaign. Clowney, who played in just four games in his first NFL season, is encouraged about his recovery from knee surgery. I’m not going to speak on (a timetable), but I’m making progress...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No more limp for former Houston Texans number one pick Jadeveon Clowney

It’s kind of sad what passes for good news when it comes to Jadeveon Clowney these days, but here we go… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen as March comes to a close First and 10: Ten teams that would be great on Hard Knocks According to a report by Tania Ganguli of ESPN Clowney was seen walking around a Puma store today with no visible limp: No...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans owner on Andre Johnson: Players 'never want to acknowledge that they’ve lost a step'

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair thinks it was human nature for his former player, WR Andre Johnson to scoff at a reduced role on team if he had stayed on for 2015. "Every athlete I think would like to play forever," McNair said at the NFL Owner Meetings this week.  "They never want to acknowledge that they’ve lost a step or they can’t quite do what they did before. Just...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Star J.J. Watt Flexes His Vocal Chords in Upcoming Episode of New Girl

There is little that Houston Texans superstar J.J. Watt has not done during his short career in the NFL. He has redefined his position and become the new standard for defensive linemen. He has scored touchdowns on both sides of the ball. He's been recognized as the best in the business twice already. He hasn't made it to the Super Bowl yet, but if he does you can guess who the MVP...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans’ Owner Bob McNair Suggests Andre Johnson is Going Down Hill

Frustrated with recent treatment and the news of a potentially diminished role with the Houston Texans, wide receiver Andre Johnson requested a trade or to be released by the team. After just a couple short weeks, Johnson got his wish. He was released from the Texans earlier this offseason. This came on the heels of Johnson finding the idea of a diminished role quite laughable...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

This needs to be the next Houston Texans jersey in your collection

The Houston Texans have quietly had a very solid offseason. The BIGGEST addition, Vince Wilfork, is the first one to have his jersey go up for sale. A few hrs ago, these went up in the Go Texan store… pic.twitter.com/QPxl0syLdE — Drew Dougherty (@DoughertyDrew) March 26, 2015 Time to add the #75 jersey to your closet. Vince Wilfork jerseys are now available. HERE: http...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Owner Bob McNair Implies That Andre Johnson Has Lost a Step

Andre Johnson will go down as one of the better wide receivers to ever play the game. So when the news broke that he was going to be leaving the Houston Texans it was not received well. Fans hated to see one of the longest tenured Texans go, but management had told him he was going to play a smaller part in the offense going forward and he didn't like that.Some fans wondered why...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt restructures deal to free up $8 million for Texans

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt has restructured his contract to free up $8 million of salary-cap room for the team, according to ESPN’s Field Yates. Watt, theunanimous choice as NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2014, has agreed to turn a $10 million roster bonus he was due into a signing bonus. In his fourth pro season, Watt had...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Could Star On HBO’s Hard Knocks

The Houston Texans could star on HBO’s Hard Knocks this coming summer. “It’s something we’re considering, but I haven’t decided,” Texans owner Bob McNair said, via John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. “It’s a distraction, but it’s something people like to see. “Our first responsibility is to do everything we can to win on the field. So the question is, what...
Via Gridiron Grit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Projecting Roles For Texans Free Agent Signings

Vince Wilfork View image | gettyimages.com Vince Wilfork was a 4-3 defensive tackle for years for the Patriots.  Though, in his time in New England, his role was to do what many Nose Tackles are supposed to do – occupy blockers and stuff the interior run. Wilfork will move to the Nose Tackle in Romeo Crennel’s 3-4 scheme.  He has a lot of experience with Crennel and...
Via TopSportsReport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sunday web roundup: Houston Texans

Texans' additions not enough to dethrone the Colts in the division ► The Houston Texans have been a handful to deal with for the Indianapolis Colts because of do-everything-defensive star J.J. Watt... Vince Wilfork adds strength, experience to Texans’ 3-4 defense ► There’s nothing new about the Texans and a 3-4 defense. Coach Dom Capers installed the linebacker-heavy...
Via 60 Max Power O
8 days ago  |  Discuss

What the completion of free agency means for the Houston Texans

The Houston Texans have most likely wrapped up their free agent signings this week after both Vince Wilfork and Cecil Shorts signed deals with the team. These are two of the positions that needed to be addressed either through free agency or in the draft. This makes it much easier to predict the Texans’ draft strategy. Signing Wilfork (2 year deal worth $9 million) fills a big...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston? They don’t have much of a problem

The offseason, where signing the big name free agents such as Julius Thomas, Darrelle Revis, and Ndamukong Suh make the biggest headlines, and without a doubt get the most attention from the media. However, some of the most productive and helpful moves can occur without making much noise. A collection of signings to add depth and filling important fundamental roles can elevate a...
Via Total Sports Live
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cecil Shorts Should Start for Texans

The AFC South just seems to be switching around receivers. With Andre Johnson on his way to Indianapolis, a gaping hole has been left on the Houston Texans' offense. Behind DeAndre Hopkins, Houston has little playmaking ability at wide receiver. Enter former Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts III. Once considered a viable option as the No. 1 in Jacksonville, Shorts joins...
Via Pro Football Spot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady bids farewell to Vince Wilfork on Facebook

Tom Brady and Vince Wilfork are two pillars of the New England Patriots’ most successful run. Their run as teammates, however, is over. That tenure came to an end Monday when Wilfork signed with the Houston Texans just a week or so after the veteran defensive tackle learned he wasn’t going to have his option picked up by the Patriots. Wilfork handled his departure with class...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Houston Texans’ recent signings affect key positions

The Houston Texans have been working to fill multiple holes on the roster, by not only re-signing players but also signing new ones. Since free agency officially started on Tuesday, the Texans have re-signed Kareem Jackson, Derek Newton, Ryan Mallett, Damaris Johnson, Jeff Tarpinian, and Eddie Pleasant. Jackson signed a 4 year deal worth $34 million, Newton a 5 year deal worth $26...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney bitten by teammate's dog, visited hospital

Jadeveon Clowney has dealt with a number of injuries over the past year that occurred on the football field. Thanks to D.J. Swearinger’s dog, Clowney suffered at least one injury off the gridiron as well. According to police records obtained by SportsRadio 610 in Houston, Clowney was recently bit by Swearinger’s pit bull and had...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Hoyer expected to sign with Houston Texans

Ryan Fitzpatrick started 12 games for the Houston Texans in 2014 before suffering a season ending injury and the Texans are on the hunt for another signal caller. Will this be the end of Fitzpatrick or Ryan Mallet in Houston? Per source, Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer is planning to sign with the Texans tomorrow. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 9, 2015 Details still need...
Via This Given Sunday
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans are moving on from Andre Johnson

Andre Johnson has a good chance of winding up in the Pro Football Hall of Fame down the road. Johnson, who has starred with the Houston Texans over the past 12 seasons, is about to become a free agent after the organization justifiably decided he is not worth the $16.14 million cap hit in 2015. By cutting Johnson, the Texans will save $8.8 million against the cap while also saying...
Via This Given Sunday
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Five potential landing spots for Andre Johnson

With Andre Johnson now on the trade market and likely to hit free agency, there are going to be a ton of teams interested in his services. The future Hall of Fame receiver may be getting a little long in the tooth, but he’s still able to produce at a starter-caliber level. The seven-time Pro Bowler caught 85 passes for 936 yards and three scores last season. He did so with a wide...
Via Sportsnaut
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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