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Houston Texans start their journey to a 53 man roster

The Houston Texans are on their journey to 53 now. Today Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reported that fullback Toben Opurum has been released.   Aaron Wilson ‏@RavensInsider  27m texans cut fullback toben opurum according to a source The team has until Saturday to get their roster to 53, but I expect them to be released […] The post Houston Texans start their journey to...
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Texans Rumors: What will happen with contract extension talks for J.J. Watt?

The Houston Texans might not have had a very good 2013 campaign, but few can deny the fact that J.J. Watt is one of the best defenders in the game. He is going to be a big reason why Houston turns things around as a franchise. However, currently he is in a somewhat sticky situation regarding his possible contract extension.#454306152 / gettyimages.comPatrick Peterson and Tyron...
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Houston Texans CB Andre Hall Sets New Team Record in Preseason Loss to the 49ers

Not much happened for the Houston Texans in Thursday night's preseason finale against the San Francisco 49ers. The team had hoped either Case Keenum or Tam Savage would take a firm grasp on the No. 2 QB job, but they didn't. Since they couldn't get any offense going it fell to the defense to help out and put some points on the board--so they did.@FanSidedGIF/TwitterCornerback...
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D.J. Swearinger didn’t get fined for his hit on Wes Welker

D.J. Swearinger told reporters after tonight’s preseason game that he didn’t get fined for his hit on Wes Welker last week that caused Welker to suffer a concussion. Swearinger says he did not get fined for the hit on Welker. #Texans — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) August 29, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME&...
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Thursday web roundup: Houston Texans

Houston Texans vs. San Francisco 49ers: Texans Preseason Week 4 Game Preview ► Rookie QB climbs Texans depth chart ► And the meek shall inherit the earth, or in the case of Houston Texans rookie Tom Savage an unexpected promotion in the quarterback hierarchy. RTC: Texans defense will see Kaepernick ► Colin Kaepernick will play against the Texans in their final exhibition...
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Peyton Manning fined $8K for taunting D.J. Swearinger, calls it ‘Money well spent’ (vid)

The NFL has handed down a fine to Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning for his taunting of Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger during Saturday night’s preseason game between the teams. The amount? $8,268, which sounds like an arbitrarily arrived-at number but chances are there is a method to the NFL’s fine amount madness. Manning confronted […] The post Peyton Manning...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can any of these 10 guys to watch be future stars for the Houston Texans?

Tonight, every NFL team plays their final preseason game. The next time we’ll see them on the field, it will be the opening weekend of the season. That means that this weekend, there won’t be any professional football to watch. For the only time until after the Super Bowl, the NFL won’t dominate the conversation and be on nearly every television. So what’s a fan to do with...
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Houston Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick moves up QB 1-32 rankings, nearly cracks top-25

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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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Can Ryan Fitzpatrick toss 30, Foster bouncing back, more

Alex, with the preseason emergence of Ryan Griffin, and C.J. Fiedorowicz looking like he could be a threat in the passing game, along with Andre Johnson and DeAndre Hopkins, is it realistic to believe Ryan Fitzpatrick can toss 30 or more touchdowns this year? That is, if he keeps the job, or is that overly-ambitious? Peter, Pasadena. Hi Peter, Right now, it does look like Ryan Fitzpatrick...
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Houston Texans Are Making Out Like Bandits

The salary structure in the NFL is imperfect because a player’s salary doesn’t always match his production. Often times a player’s only recourse to achieve fair value is to to hold out. We nearly saw that with Kansas City Chiefs star running back Jamaal Charles, who was severely underpaid before getting his well-deserved long-term contract in late July. Charles’ rich new...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans have the number 1 waiver claim

This week could be monsterous for the Texans. Worth noting, whether talking about Ryan Mallett or anyone: Texans have No. 1 waiver claiming priority. Could be a huge weekend for them. If the Patriots do in fact cut Mallett, the Texans would have first dibs on the gun slinger, or anyone that they feel is […] The post Houston Texans have the number 1 waiver claim appeared first...
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Texans begin making roster cuts; 9 players released

Today the Houston Texans began making roster cuts. The team released nine players. William Powell is the biggest name who was recently signed. Texans waived/released RB William Powell, WR Joe Adams, WR Alec Lemon, NT David Hunter, NT Austin Brown, OLB Terrance Lloyd, OLB Lawrence Sidbury, CB Junior Mertile and G Sam Longo. The post Texans begin making roster cuts; 9 players released...
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Tom Savage could begin season No. 2 at QB for Texans

Getty Images The Houston Texans have uncertainty at the quarterback position. With Ryan Fitzpatrick showing little thus far the Texans could be forced to make a switch relatively quick this season. While Case Keenum appeared set to begin the season at No. 2 on the depth chart Texans head coach Bill O’Brien suggested on Sunday that rookie Tom Savage could move ahead of him prior...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning Gets in D.J. Swearinger’s Face, Draws Taunting Penalty

No, that is not an Onion headline. Peyton Manning rolled up on Texans safety D.J. Swearinger and gave the former Gamecock a piece of his MVP mind during the Broncos-Texans preseason tilt in Denver on Saturday night. Swearinger had been provoking Manning and the Broncos all evening therefore the QB decided it was time to dish it back, immediately bolting for him (via Bro Bible): ...
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clowney makes huge hit, gets sack in same series

The Houston Texans got off to another shaky start on Saturday night in their second battle of the preseason against the Atlanta Falcons, but Jadeveon Clowney once again found a way to wreck havoc. As you can see in the video below on the Falcons’ second offensive series of the game, Clowney burst past Falcons guard Justin Blalock and laid a smashing highlight-worthy hit on running...
Via Gridiron Grit
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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