Houston Texans News: February 27, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, February 27, 2017. Houston Texans News AFC South 2017 offseason preview: Needs, fits for Colts, Texans, Titans, Jaguars - CBSSports.comHere's a reference guide for your favorite AFC South team throughout the combine and free agency Why the Houston Texans have to trade for Jimmy...
Via Battle Red Blog
3 hours ago

Texans Combine 40-times

The Combine starts this week in Indianapolis, and here are the 40-yard dash times for the Houston Texans.
Via HoustonTexans.com
5 hours ago

Can J.J. Watt return to form for the Houston Texans in 2017?

The three-time defensive player of the year J.J. Watt has been a constant on the Houston defense for the past several seasons, giving opposing quarterbacks and offensive lineman nightmares. In 2015 Watt had one of his best seasons of his career notching 17.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and defending eight passes. All of this he did while playing through a broken hand, two torn abs...
Via isportsweb.com
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

4 possible landing spots for A.J.Bouye

There are many different places A.J. Bouye could end up this offseason. With the start of the new NFL league year as well as free agency only days away, now’s the time to start pondering where Houston Texans cornerback A.J. Bouye could end up. Bouye is arguably the top corner in this year’s free agent […] 4 possible landing spots for A.J.Bouye - Toro Times - Toro Times - A...
Via Toro Times
1 day ago

49ers sign former Texan Earl Mitchell

Earl Mitchell signs with his third NFL team after starting his career with the Houston Texans. The San Francisco 49ers have signed former Houston Texans defensive tackle Earl Mitchell. #49ers agree to terms with DT Earl Mitchell Details: https://t.co/VJF1LcYx1J pic.twitter.com/G3svvebw8c — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) February 25, 2017 DT Earl Mitchell to the Niners on […] 49ers...
Via Toro Times
1 day ago

2017 NFL Draft: No Compensatory Picks For Houston Texans

Although the Houston Texans didn't get awarded any extra draft picks, you can find out which teams did and where the picks are on Battle Red Blog To the surprise of no one, your Houston Texans did not receive any compensatory draft picks for the 2017 NFL Draft. Here a link to the sixteen teams that did get compensatory selections and in what round they’ll fall. I suppose congratulations...
Via Battle Red Blog
2 days ago

3 reasons why the Texans need to trade Johnathan Joseph

It’s time for the Houston Texans to unload Johnathan Joseph and his contract. Cornerback Johnathan Joseph is one player the Texans should think about trading once the new NFL league year starts on March 9th. Joseph is still a good player, but is on a decline is no longer worth keeping. I’ve come up with […] 3 reasons why the Texans need to trade Johnathan Joseph - Toro Times...
Via Toro Times
3 days ago

Derek Newton “doing great” after double patellar tendon tear

There are plenty of players around the league rehabbing after season-ending injuries right now, but Texans right tackle Derek Newton may be facing the longest road back to the field. Newton tore the patellar tendons in both of his knees during a game against the Broncos last year and it can be tough to make…
Via Pro Football Talk
3 days ago

VanderMock 1.0: Texans Voice has 7-rd mock draft

It’s a tradition unlike any other (because no one else would bother). The annual VanderMock is here! Always celebrated by the front office (laughing is a form of celebration, right?)
Via HoustonTexans.com
4 days ago

LT Duane Brown happy to hone skills this offseason

LT Duane Brown shared his thoughts on the offseason, as well as the future of the Texans offensive line.
Via HoustonTexans.com
4 days ago

Texans, Chiefs make most sense for Romo?

There are a handful of teams that Tony Romo would reportedly like to end up with if and when he is traded or released this offseason, but two of those teams seem to stand out above the rest.In his weekly column for The MMQB, Peter King lays out the reasons why the Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs are the most likely landing spots for Romo. King notes that Texans head coach Bill...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS Offseason Preview: Houston Texans

Between now and the start of the new league year in March, TGS is providing brief summaries looking ahead at the offseason from the perspective of each NFL team. In this edition, we look at the Houston Texans. 2016 record: 9-7 — 1st place, AFC East What’s new? The next time they play a football game, star defensive end J.J. Watt should be healthy. Projected salary cap space...
Via This Given Sunday
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agents the Houston Texans should avoid this offseason

With offseason signing plans and positional reviews in full swing, the decision of the franchise tag looming, and pressure from both fans and ownership, there’s a lot to wrap your head around as a general manager. Rick Smith is already in hot water, not for signing Brock Osweiler but for paying him like a proven veteran quarterback, and he is none of those things. A good strong...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans are gambling favorites to land Tony Romo

The Houston Texans are locked into a nightmare of a contract for at least one more season with Brock Osweiler, but oddsmakers in Las Vegas don’t think that will stop them from pursuing another starting quarterback this offseason.As of Thursday evening, the Texans were the considered the most likely team to land Tony Romo in terms of gambling odds. The Denver Broncos were not far...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Some NFL execs still believe in Tony Romo

Is Tony Romo still worth pursuing? According to a few NFL executives, yes.NFL.com asked five NFL front office guys were asked which available quarterback they’d pursue if their team needed a quarterback. The answers were fairly split, but the Dallas Cowboys quarterback was the only man to draw multiple responses.“If you are close to winning, Romo is by far the best option,...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Clowney's dad pleads guilty in 2015 shootout

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) The father of Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney pleaded guilty in a shootout outside an adult club two years ago. David Morgan, Clowney's father, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault and possession of deadly weapon by a felon, according to York County Judicial records. He was originally charged with attempted murder after allegedly firing shots...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans to hold training camp in West Virginia

HOUSTON (AP) The Texans will hold their 2017 training camp at The Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. It will be the first time the Texans will hold training camp offsite after spending the last 15 seasons at the Houston Methodist Training Center. The resort has a Sports Performance Center that includes two grass fields, one artificial surface field and...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots tried to trade for DeAndre Hopkins

Shortly before ultimately trading linebacker Jamie Collins to the Cleveland Browns back in October, the New England Patriots reportedly engaged in trade discussions with both the Philadelphia Eagles and Houston Texans.Collins ended up being dealt to Cleveland for a conditional third-round pick, but there were certainly more eye-opening scenarios in play here.According to NFL Media’s...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Top priority free agents to resign for the Houston Texans

The Houston Texans made big splashes in free agency last year. They signed Lamar Miller, Brock Osweiler and the diamond in the rough A.J. Bouye exploded onto the scene in the last year of his contract. They also kept two consistencies on the special teams, Shane Lechler, and Nick Novak. All in all, it was an above average offseason that led to a solid season for this young team...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texans will give Savage 'every opportunity' to beat out Osweiler

The Houston Texans are likely stuck with Brock Osweiler for at least one more season because of his contract, but that does not mean they envision him being their starting quarterback next year.According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Texans coach Bill O’Brien plans to give former Pittsburgh quarterback Tom Savage “every opportunity” to win the starting job over Osweiler...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans owner demands more from Brock Osweiler: ‘He needs to step up’

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair is under no illusion about Brock Osweiler and the team’s quarterback position. He knows the entire group needs to get much, much better in 2017. “We need better performance out of that position,” McNair said, according to Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle. “The challenge is trying to figure out what we can do with what we’ve got....
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans owner rips Brock Osweiler, says team will look for young QB

The Houston Texans are coming off yet another division-winning performance. Led by an elite-level defense and one of the best receivers in the NFL, Houston won nine games and defeated the Oakland Raiders in the AFC Wild Card round.Unfortunately for the Texans, their quarterback situation remained an absolute mess. After signing Brock Osweiler to a $72 million contract in the offseason...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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