TEXANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jadeveon Clowney practiced Thursday, considered day-to-day

The Texans practiced without defensive end Jadeveon Clowney on Wednesday because of the elbow and wrist injuries that kept him from playing against the Packers last Sunday, but the news from Thursday’s practice was more positive. Clowney was able to get on the field with his teammates, a development that brightens his chances of playing…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 hour ago

Madden Preview: Texans vs. Colts

Using Madden 17, we preview Sunday's game.
Via HoustonTexans.com
2 hours ago

Texans: The Straw That Broke The Camel’s Back

When the season began the Texans projected starting defense looked dominating. How things have changed. Romeo Crennel should be commended. He lost J.J. Watt – No problem. No Kevin Johnson – still no problem.  John Simon out – defense stays strong. No Jadeveon Clowney – smoke and mirrors, but still tough. Lose Johnathan Joseph – problem…big problem. […] Texans: The...
Via Toro Times
3 hours ago

The Film Room: Joey Bosa v. Texans’ Offensive Line

Join BRB as we break down one of the game brightest new talents and the future of the Texans’ offensive line. I’m bit of a masochist. That’s the conclusion I come to after spending the amount of time I have over the past few weeks watching this Texans’ offense. Spending time to deliberately watch the All-22 of the Texans offense almost feels like I’m wasting it. There are...
Via Battle Red Blog
6 hours ago

Brock Osweiler says he’s ready for a “must win” game vs. Colts

Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler knows just how important Sunday’s game against the Colts is, with the two teams at 6-6 and part of a three-way tie atop the AFC South. “This game Sunday afternoon in Indianapolis, this is the biggest game of our season,” Osweiler said. “I’m viewing our season right now as a one-game…
Via Pro Football Talk
6 hours ago

Shabazz's whirlwind 48 hours

It’s been a crazy 48 hours for Al-Hajj Shabazz, but the newest Texan says he wouldn’t have it any other way.
Via HoustonTexans.com
9 hours ago

Brian Cushing playing with two fractures in his back

The Texans practiced without six members of the 53-man roster on Wednesday, but linebacker Brian Cushing wasn’t on that list. Cushing was listed as limited with back and ankle injuries, although it sounds like the back issue is the more significant of the two problems. Cushing shared the extent of the injury on Wednesday while…
Via Pro Football Talk
9 hours ago

Houston Texans Injury News: Brian Cushing Playing With Two Fractured Bones In Back

But I thought robots didn’t have bones. Lest you think Johnathan Joseph was the only Texans starter dealing with fractured bones, Brian Cushing comes along to remind us all that we are worthless, weak, and should never doubt his desire. #Texans inside linebacker @briancushing56 has been playing for about two weeks with two fractures in his back. pic.twitter.com/vNrv3Dc8S2—...
Via Battle Red Blog
18 hours ago

Texans LB Brian Cushing has been playing with two broken bones in back

Football players find themselves suiting up and playing through injuries most of us could scarcely imagine. The idea of walking around with broken bones in your back is bad enough. Now, think about the fact that Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has been playing under these circumstances, and cringe-worthy comes to mind. Cushing indicated on Wednesday that he’s played through...
Via Sportsnaut
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL WR Andre Johnson spends $19k on toys for underprivileged children

Longtime Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson, who retired in October after 14 seasons, continued his tradition of taking kids in need on a holiday shopping spree Wednesday. 12 children selected by Child Protective Services were brought to a Toys R Us in Houston and given 80 seconds to choose as gifts things as they wanted. Each child had a Houston Texans cheerleader as their...
Via FOX Sports
22 hours ago

Texans talk importance of Colts matchup

The Texans discussed the importance of their matchup with the Colts.
Via HoustonTexans.com
22 hours ago

Houston focused on making playoff push after 3-game skid

HOUSTON (AP) The playoffs are starting early for the Houston Texans. At least that's what coach Bill O'Brien and players are telling themselves after three straight losses capped by Sunday's 21-13 defeat at Green Bay has erased their lead in the AFC South. ''Moving forward, every game is a playoff game, starting next week in Indianapolis,'' quarterback Brock Osweiler said. ''We...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Osweiler: Texans ‘very close to exploding as an offense’

Houston Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler has been among the NFL’s worst passers in 2016, and the offense he leads has been among the league’s most anemic. Houston also has a minus-50 point differential this year, despite posting a 6-6 record. Yet the offensive deficiencies that have plagued the Texans, thanks in large part to Osweiler’s inability to get the ball into the...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans backup QB taken to hospital with elbow infection

The Houston Texans will be without their primary backup quarterback in Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers, as Tom Savage is being treated for an infection in his elbow. Tracy Wolfson of CBS Sports reports that Savage was taken to the hospital on Sunday after he woke up with pain in his elbow. Told Texans BU QB Tom Savage woke up with an infection in the elbow of his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney not traveling with Texans, out Sunday against Packers

The Houston Texans are heading into a critical road game against the Green Bay Packers without star pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney, a development that will have a huge impact on the contest. As passed along by James Palmer of NFL Network, Clowney will not even travel with Houston as he recovers from elbow and wrist injuries. Texans announce Jadeveon Clowney will not travel with...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt donates $10K to injured high school player in a coma

Houston Texans defensive star J.J. Watt donated $10,000 to a GoFundMe campaign for an injured high school football player who is in a coma. “If there’s anything I can do to help,” Watt added in a message, “please let me know. Sending my best wishes to Grant and the entire Milton family.” During a Woodlands High School game last Saturday, linebacker Grant Milton was critically...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork and Jadeveon Clowney switched jerseys at practice, and it was hilarious

The Houston Texans had some fun at practice Friday when a few players decided to switch jerseys. Defensive lineman Vince Wilfork just so happened to switch jerseys with his much smaller linemate Jadeveon Clowney, and it was hilarious. Via Sarah Barshop of ESPN.com: A few Texans players switched jerseys at practice today, but the Vince Wilfork and Jadeveon Clowney swap is probably...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Watt accidentally confirm relationship with Xmas pic?

J.J. Watt has remained tight-lipped about his relationship with presumed soccer star-girlfriend Kealia Ohai. But the Houston Texans superstar may have let the cat out of the bag by inadvertently confirming the two are an item by way of a holiday-centric photo. Watt recently posted evidence of his holiday handiwork as he prepared his home for Christmas. While the decorating done...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

McKinney's work shines for Houston Texans

HOUSTON (AP) Benardrick McKinney is often overshadowed on a Houston defense filled with first-round picks. But this season it's been hard to ignore the work of the linebacker, who leads the team and is tied for sixth in the NFL with 101 tackles, helping the defense remain the strongest part of the team despite the loss of J.J. Watt. McKinney is in his second year in Houston after...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt donates $10,000 to high school player in coma

HOUSTON (AP) J.J. Watt has donated $10,000 to a Houston-area high school football player who is in a coma after suffering a brain injury in a playoff game last week. Grant Milton, a senior at The Woodlands high school, was injured Saturday during a game in Waco and was rushed to a hospital, where he remains in a coma. A Go Fund Me account was set up to raise money for his medical...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans should fear future with quarterback Brock Osweiler

Entering the previous offseason, the Houston Texans were in a major predicament. Would they continue to string along a group of mediocre quarterbacks or plunge into a major financial risk? On March 10, the highly-regarded backup Brock Osweiler signed a four-year, $72 million contract, including $37 million in guarantees in the first two seasons with the franchise. Last season...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL owners unhappy with concussion settlement payout

If you believe the NFL got one heck of a deal when it came to the concussion lawsuit settlement, you’re likely in the majority of sports fans in the country and the world. But, don’t count the people who are writing the checks in the league amongst those. According to a report by Pro Football Talk, NFL owners are not happy to be the only ones sued and paying out over concussions...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans not benching Brock Osweiler for Tom Savage

Brock Osweiler’s poor play on Sunday will not result in him losing his job. Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien said “no” when asked if Osweiler would be replaced with backup Tom Savage. “No,” O’Brien said, via ESPN. “We’re going to come in here tomorrow, we’re going to correct mistakes, and move on to Green Bay.” Osweiler had arguably his worst game of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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