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Five things you need to know before the Houston Texans Week 4 game

Due to Week 3 performances and injuries, there have been some shakeups to the Texans’ 53-man roster. Additionally, some familiar faces may be making very welcome appearances this week. AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Four outcomes that will shock the NFL in Week 4 Fantasy Sleepers: Five steals you need to pick up in daily fantasy for Week 4 First and 10: The NFL’s 10 biggest...
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Arian Foster Returns to Texans

View image | The Houston Texans will have Arian Foster in their backfield today, but expect a limited role.  With Foster mixing in with Alfred Blue and Chris Polk, fantasy football owners should have limited expectations.  The Texans play the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday Night Football and that is when you could expect a full workload for Foster, barring...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Are the Mallett-Led Texans a Top 20 NFL Team?

Houston Texans (1-2) View image | Ranking: 23 Click to see full power rankings In order for the Texans to be successful, they must run the football and play great defense. They did both against the Bucs last week, as Alfred Blue racked up 136 yards on the ground and only gave up 9 points. They failed to register a sack, however, and that is concerning considering...
Via TopSportsReport
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

5 Things to Watch for: Falcons vs. Texans

Battle in the TrenchesThe Falcons offensive line has been a pleasant surprise thus far, leading the league with only 13 pressures allowed through three games. The Texans are third in the league with 21 quarterback hurries, led by J.J. Watt (six) and Jadeveon Clowney (five). This will be the toughest test of the young season for Atlanta’s line, dealing with Watt and Clowney on...
Via Pro Football Spot
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

New season of E:60 features profiles of J.J. Watt, Le’Veon Bell and Esports

The new season of ESPN’s news magazine, E:60, returns on Wednesday, Oct. 7. Beginning with a five-week run, the show will feature profiles of several NFL stars, including the Texans’ J.J. Watt, the Patriots’ Julian Edelman, Connor Barwin of the Eagles and the Packers’ Randall Cobb. E:60‘s fall season will also feature a look at Esports champion The Evil Geniuses, who...
Via Awful Announcing
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Houston Texans Cheerleaders Heat Up Your October With A Pool Party For Freestyle Friday

Summer is over. Fall is officially upon us, and bit by bit temperatures around the country are going to become too cold for us to leave the house without covering as much of our bodies as we can with something thick and warm. However, thanks to the lovely ladies of the Houston Texans Cheerleaders Squad we can all warm up for at least a couple more minutes as we watch the latest edition...
Via FatManWriting
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AFC South Power Rankings: Where Do the Texans Stand?

View image | Ranking: 3 Click to see full AFC South Power Rankings The Houston Texans and Tennessee have a lot of similarities, but the one thing that separates them is the QB. It’s for this reason that I have Houston ranked below the Titans. When you think of the Texans, one name easily comes to mind; J.J. Watt. We all know that Watt is the most dominant pass...
Via TopSportsReport
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Houston Texans Poised to Take Over Andrew Luck-Less AFC South

HOUSTON, TX – SEPTEMBER 27: J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans pumps up the crowd while playing against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first quarter on September 27, 2015 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images) For the Houston Texans and there fans, as you wake up this morning preparing for week four there is good and bad news. The bad news is...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why was HOUSTON so different from NEW ORLEANS? It’s an F Word!

Hoping for a lift, the Bucs were let down on defense after the last missed FG. They must mature past that. I’m hearing a lot of chatter on the radio waves about how the Bucs lost so bad to the Houston Texans, so much that I have to wonder which channel they were watching. Could it be some fans think the fish helmets are Tampa Bays Team? Or “Bay Area” meaning San Francisco...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie LB Benardrick McKinney settles in as starter for Texans

Three games into his NFL career, Texans linebacker Benardrick McKinney already finds himself a starter on Houston's star-studded defense.McKinney, Houston's second-round pick last April, started in place of Akeem Dent at inside linebacker in last Sunday's win over Tampa Bay, lining up next Brian Cushing.The rookie out of Mississippi State played 20 snaps, making two tackles in the...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Arian Foster could play against Falcons in Week 4

    The Houston Texans have struggled to score points through the first three weeks of the season, and a lot of that has to do with Arian Foster being out with a groin injury. Fortunately, it appears that help is on the way. Texans coach Bill O’Brien has labeled Foster a game-time decision for Week 4 against the Atlanta Falcons, according to ESPN’s Ed Werder. O’Brien...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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J.J. Watt wishes great-grandma happy 98th birthday on Twitter

J.J. Watt’s great-grandmother turned 98 on Tuesday and the Houston Texans superstar posted a touching photo of the two hand-in-hand on walk to social media to celebrate the occasion. Happy 98th Birthday Great-Grandma. I love you. — JJ Watt (@JJWatt) September 29, 2015   As noted by Houston’s ABC-13, Watt not only adores his great-grandma...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney Looking More Like The Guy The Houston Texans Expected

When the Houston Texans drafted Jadeveon Clowney with the No. 1 pick in the draft a couple of years ago they hoped he would be the perfect weapon to line up next to J.J. Watt. Injuries forced fans to wait another year to find out how Clowney would do in the NFL. Word is he is doing fine, but is not 100 percent yet.If he isn't 100 percent and can still destroy an offensive lineman...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans make change at kicker, release Randy Bullock

Randy Bullock's struggles with the NFL's new extra-point distance have prompted the Houston Texans to make a change at kicker.On Tuesday, the Texans released kicker Bullock, two days after he missed a 43-yard yard field goal an an extra point attempt in the the team's 19-9 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last Sunday.Bullock, who also missed an extra point in the Week 1 loss to...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Week Three recap

AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: How does the NFL stack up after Week 3 of the season? Heroes and Goats: Who stood out in a crazy Week 3? Gut Reactions: Five things that became clear after Week 3 of the NFL season Tweetcap: How did Week 3 of the NFL season play out on Twitter? The Houston Texans got the first win of the 2015 NFL season, putting them in a four-way tie for 1st place...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt visited a boy shot in a Houston drive-by shooting

Yesterday, Texans defensive end J.J. Watt proved, yet again, that athletes can be heros not just on the field, but off the field, as well. According to SB Nation, Watt spent his Monday visiting with 11-year-old Manuel Jimenez, a victim of a drive-by shooting that took place in southeast Houston this past Friday morning. Although Jimenez, who was sleeping in his home during the shooting...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 moments from the Houston Texans first win

AROUND COVER32 Gut Reactions: Five things that became clear after Week 3 of the NFL season Tweetcap: How did Week 3 of the NFL season play out on Twitter? Bold Predictions: Five outcomes that will shock the NFL in Week 3 Fantasy Sleepers: Five steals you need to pick up in daily fantasy for Week 3 Congratulations to the Houston Texans for their first win of the season. Whether you...
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J.J. Watt has tremendous ‘Saved by the Bell’ Twitter exchange

JJ Watt had the kind of social media exchange Sunday that any true child of the ’90s would die for. Watt, who had five tackles in the Texans’ 19-9 win over the Buccaneers, shared a photo on Twitter of him with actor/TV host Mario Lopez. Bayside must have had a BYE week. #WhereIsKellyKapowski — JJ Watt (@JJWatt) September 27, 2015   Watt...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins set to play Sunday

In last Sunday’s game, Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins left early with a concussion. All week, he has been going through the motions with the concussion protocol and he had made enough progress to practice with the team on Friday. According to Pro Football Talk, Hopkins will now be able to play Sunday as the Texans take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He will certainly...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Arian Foster feels ‘wonderful’ but has no timetable for return

Arian Foster has returned to the practice field, but the Houston Texans star running back doesn’t know when he’ll make his 2015 debut. Per Drew Dougherty of Texans TV, though Foster said he feels “wonderful,” the 29-year-old hasn’t fully recovered from groin surgery. "I feel wonderful."-RB Arian Foster. Doesn't have timetable return yet, also said groin "not 100" yet...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans' playcalling a recipe for disaster

Let’s assume for the moment that one of the four teams that make up the AFC South actually wants to win the division. You have the decade-long punching bag, Jacksonville (1-1); the typically underwhelming Tennessee (1-1); the favorites, Indianapolis (0-2); and finally, the J.J. Watt-led Texans (0-2). To Houston’s credit, they’ve lost their first two games by just one possession...
Via The Sports Post
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans switching from natural grass to artificial turf

It’s about time. The Houston Texans are finally switching from natural grass to artificial turf after years of featuring one of the worst fields in the NFL on a regular basis. Mark Berman of Fox 26 in Houston provides the scoop on this development, via Texans general manager Rick Smith. Texans executive VP/GM Rick Smith says surface at NRG Stadium being changed from natural...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill O’Brien: You will know starting QB on first play of game

    The Brian Hoyer era in Houston didn’t get off to the best start, to say the least. Hoyer was benched on Sunday after turning the ball over twice inside the Texans’ 15-yard line. He was eventually replaced by Ryan Mallett during the fourth quarter. Now, head coach Bill O’Brien isn’t saying who is going to start the team’s next game. OBrien "I'm not going to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Texans start Brian Hoyer or Ryan Mallett?

This must be like choosing between an earache and a toothache for Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien. He has to decide whether to start Brian Hoyer or Ryan Mallett at Carolina in Week 2. Hoyer, named the starting quarterback before the season, completed 18 of 34 passes for 236 yards with a touchdown and an interception in Sunday’s 27-20 home loss to the Kansas City...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans QB controversy brewing between Mallett and Hoyer?

Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien made a change late in Sunday’s loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. O’Brien replaced quarterback Brian Hoyer with Ryan Mallett in the fourth quarter, reigniting Houston’s quarterback controversy. It’s unclear who will start Week 2 against the Carolina Panthers. “I’m going to go in there and watch the tape and make an honest evaluation...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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