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Hold off on the J.J. Watt MVP talk

Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt is making early headlines after his 80-yard pick six on E.J. Manuel yesterday that gave the Texans the lead that they wouldn’t relinquish. Watt has nine tackles, two sacks, one pick six, three passes defended and even a one-yard touchdown reception. Because of the strong start, many experts are calling him the early MVP. Michael David...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

The rise of Houston's Bill O’Brien

Nearly three years ago, I knew very little about current Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien. Truth be told, I wasn’t exactly enthralled when my alma mater, Penn State, hired O’Brien to be the man tasked with replacing Joe Paterno and popular defensive coordinator Tom Bradley, the man who took over as interim coach after […] The post Not A Sideshow BOB: The Rise Of Bill...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Fitzpatrick gave his Texans teammates a fiery pre game speech (Video)

Texans starting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick gave his teammates quite the pre game speech prior to Sunday’s win over the Bills. h/t CBS Sports var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Ryan Fitzpatrick gave his Texans teammates a fiery pre game speech (Video) appeared first...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Fitzpatrick Delivers Passionate Pregame Speech Before Facing Bills (Video)

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick was fired all the way up before Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills. Although defensive end J.J. Watt and linebacker Brian Cushing typically lead the pregame huddles, the two players decided to turn the honor over to their bearded signal-caller, who was overflowing with emotion about facing his former team. The normally reserved...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney Yet to Make NFL Impact

There has never been an NFL draft prospect quite like Jadeveon Clowney. Clowney is 6-foot-5 and runs a 4.5-second 40-yard dash. His arms are 35 inches long, and his 266 pounds are almost entirely muscle. His freakish physical attributes make Julius Peppers look like an ordinary guy. Clowney’s athleticism is indisputable, and for anybody to […] The post Jadeveon Clowney Yet to...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt was embarrassed by his endzone dance; “You’re White just run it in” (Video)

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt added a bit of swagger when he high-stepped and waved one hand in the air as he crossed the goal line, igniting the home crowd. He said he had no clue what he did, but added that it may have been half Deion Sanders high-step and half a dance […] The post J.J. Watt was embarrassed by his endzone dance; “You’re White just run it in” (Video...
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Watch: Ryan Fitzpatrick, Ryan Mallett Knock Each Other Down

The Houston Texans finally found the end zone with under a minute left in the first half of Sunday’s contest against the Buffalo Bills after quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick found DeAndre Hopkins on a 35-yard strike. But perhaps the most memorable moment of the first half came during the touchdown celebration when Fitzpatrick simultaneously leaped in the air with backup quarterback...
Via Gridiron Grit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans J.J. Watt Returns Interception 80-Yards for a Touchdown

If there is anyone in the world that still wonder why the Houston Texans are paying J.J. Watt the equivalent of the GNP of a small nation it is because of plays like this: an 80-yard interception return for a touchdown.It's his second touchdown of the season.via Bleacher ReportRead more »
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: J.J. Watt returns interception 80 yards for TD

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt proved why he’s the best football player in the NFL on Sunday. Completely dominating the Buffalo Bills offensive line throughout the game, Watt continued his awe-inspiring performance by picking off an EJ Manuel pass and returning it 80 yards for a touchdown. And it was a thing of beauty. The play came with Buffalo holding a 10-7 lead and...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans debatable Power Rankings slot; Olivia Munn stunning photos, more

It finally feels like fall. We’re firmly into the NFL season as the first set of bye weeks have begun and we’re getting an idea of who are the contenders and who are the pretenders. Here are the best cover32 columns from the past week for you to enjoy. National Columns - Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after Week 3 (READ) - QB Ratings: Ranking every starting...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Injury Update: Arian Foster, Shane Lechler

The Houston Texans are trying to get their third win of the season this week, something they could not do last season. It may be tougher than it should be, though. Arian Foster and Shane Lechler are not fully healthy yet, and they are an important part to this Texans team.  #455534024 / gettyimages.comArian Foster is battling a hamstring injury, and is trying to avoid missing...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans predicted to shut out(!) the Bills on Sunday

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans added Ryan Pickett

The Houston Texans signed veteran defensive lineman Ryan Pickett on Wednesday. The #Texans added Ryan Pickett on Wednesday, and he went right to work. READ: http://t.co/itD9MGXkIp pic.twitter.com/AiuRufi2aj — Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) September 24, 2014 “I’m just trying to get in where I fit in,” Pickett said before his first practice with the team. “They can use...
Via Pro Football Zone
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans worked out veteran D-Lineman Ryan Pickett

Free agent DT Ryan Pickett worked out for the Texans on Tuesday according to Field Yates of ESPN. @FieldYates: One more notable recent tryout: NT Ryan Pickett tried out for the Texans. Veteran started 16 games for Green Bay in 2013. Pickett is just two weeks shy of his 35th birthday. The post Texans worked out veteran D-Lineman Ryan Pickett appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Houston Texans should make a change at quarterback

Ryan Mallett could very well be the future of the Texans at quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick had his worst game as a Texan Sunday, and hopefully it will be his last game overall starting. In the first two games, Fitzpatrick was able to lean on a strong running game that kept the defense on their heels. The Oakland Raiders and Washington Redskins defenses are not good, but at times the...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  1 Comment
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