TEXANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

2017 NFL Free Agency: Adrian Peterson Mentions Texans As Possible Landing Spot If Vikings Release Him

Not gonna happen. Adrian Peterson is in the news today after he appeared on “First Take” and discussed the possibility of continuing his NFL career somewhere besides Minnesota. In rattling off a list of potential landing spots in the event the Vikings decide they don’t want to pay him nearly $18,000,000.00 next year, Peterson mentioned a team that is near and dear to those...
Via Battle Red Blog
7 hours ago

Texans "would like" P Shane Lechler back in '17

Bill O'Brien said the Texans "would like" punter Shane Lechler to return in 2017.
Via HoustonTexans.com
14 hours ago

2017 Houston Texans Salary Cap Update: 2016 Carryover

As the Houston Texans prepare to build the team that will take the field in 2017, the resource fueling that effort is the available cap space. See how much they have in the form of “rollover” from 2016 and join the conversation here on Battle Red Blog. It’s time for the Houston Texans to get busy building the roster for the 2017 NFL season, and that all starts with determining...
Via Battle Red Blog
1 day ago

Texans defense excited for 2017 possibilities

The Texans defense is excited about the possibilities of the 2017 season with the return of J.J. Watt and other key starters.
Via HoustonTexans.com
1 day ago

Grade The Houston Texans' 2016 Season

Get out your fattest red marker and scribble all over the Texans' 2016 season. I think of whether or not a season is a success in a dichotomous way. The only purpose of the regular season is to make the playoffs. If a team does, the season is a success. If they don't, it isn't. Like some sort of Madden owner goals, grades add a subjective layer to this pass-fail scenario. The 2016...
Via Battle Red Blog
1 day ago

"Really good future" ahead for NT D.J. Reader

NT D.J. Reader has a bright future with the Texans.
Via HoustonTexans.com
1 day ago

Bill O’Brien will call plays for Texans, won’t hire OC

The Houston Texans fired offensive coordinator George Godsey this week, and they apparently have no interest in filling the vacant position on their coaching staff. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Texans head coach Bill O’Brien is planning to call the offensive plays next season. O’Brien was an offensive assistant for the New England Patriots for five years...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Vrabel replaces Romeo Crennel as Texans DC

The Houston Texans continue to shake up their coaching staff. Mere days after the team parted ways with offensive coordinator George Godsey, Houston is shaking up its defensive coaching staff. According to MMQB’s Albert Breer, Houston is promoting linebackers coach Mike Vrabel to defensive coordinator, replacing long-time assistant Romeo Crennel in the process. Crennel is expected...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Faces, Same Outcome, Texans Takeaways from 2016

The Houston Texans season has come to an end. Here are the takeaways from the 2016 campaign. What can spectators expect next fall? Saturday night’s 34-16 loss to the New England Patriots sparked a familiar feeling for Texan fans around the nation. A third consecutive 9-7 regular season finish, poor quarterback play and another loss in […] New Faces, Same Outcome, Texans Takeaways...
Via Toro Times
2 days ago

Texans, OC Godsey Mutually Agree to Part Ways

Offensive coordinator George Godsey and the Houston Texans have parted ways after a season full of offensive turmoil. After their upset bid against the New England Patriots fell short, the Houston Texans have made their first move in an attempt to improve for next season. The team announced Monday that the Texans and offensive coordinator George […] Texans, OC Godsey Mutually...
Via Toro Times
2 days ago

Texans left with QB questions after divisional playoff loss

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans overcame the loss of J.J. Watt to reach the divisional round of the playoffs. But mistakes by Brock Osweiler doomed Houston in a loss to the New England Patriots and leaves questions about whether he'll be the starter next season. The Texans signed Osweiler to a $72 million contract in the offseason in hopes of upgrading the position after Brian...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

JJ Watt said to be ahead of schedule in back injury recovery

The Houston Texans’ season ended in a whimper with a loss to the New England Patriots in the divisional round this past weekend, but it sounds like they have reason for optimism heading into next year. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reported on Monday that defensive end J.J. Watt is “ahead of schedule” in his recovery from back surgery. “No idea about the time table...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans offensive coordinator Godsey won't return

HOUSTON (AP) Houston Texans offensive coordinator George Godsey will not return next season. The team announced the move Monday afternoon saying that the team and Godsey ''have mutually agreed to part ways.'' Coach Bill O'Brien says in a release that he is ''grateful for the tireless work ethic and contributions George has made to our team over the last three years.'' Godsey...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill O'Brien refuses to commit to Osweiler as Texans' starter

Less than a year after giving him $37 million in guaranteed money, the Houston Texans sound ready to make Brock Osweiler earn their quarterback job. Coach Bill O’Brien refused to commit to Osweiler as his 2017 starter in his year-end news conference Monday. Bill O'Brien said it's too early to know if Brock Osweiler will be the starting QB next season because they have a lot...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Houston Texans should cut Brock Osweiler, despite the hefty cost

The Houston Texans could have beaten the New England Patriots in their AFC Divisional Round playoff matchup Saturday.The Texans played just as well — if not better — than the host Pats in nearly every aspect of the game.The Texans' defense, arguably the best in the NFL, made Tom Brady look mortal. The Houston defensive line laid a beating on the 39-year-old quarterback, and...
Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Brock Osweiler hopes to ‘write a great ending’ to Texans’ season

Brock Osweiler hopes to turn the page on a nightmarish start to his Houston Texans career by writing “a great ending” to it in the playoffs, starting with Saturday’s divisional-round match-up with the New England Patriots. Osweiler arguably had his best game as a Texan in last weekend’s 27-14 victory over the Oakland Raiders. While Osweiler only went a pedestrian 14-of...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Houston Texans the NFL’s worst “good” franchise?

The Houston Texans beat the Oakland Raiders on Saturday and it didn’t make a ripple. In the opening game of this season’s NFL Playoffs, the Oakland Raiders had lost starting quarterback Derek Carr near the end of the regular season, rendering a very promising season effectively dead. The Houston Texans, though experiencing their own quarterback issues, had the NFL’s best defense...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Patriot Vince Wilfork looks to lead Texans

HOUSTON (AP) -- After spending his first 11 seasons with the Patriots before joining the Texans last season, Vince Wilfork has influenced plenty of players on both teams, which meet Saturday in a divisional playoff game ."He was huge for me," New England defensive back Devin McCourty said. "He taught me a lot about being a pro, being a good football player -- and this is coming from...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans have never beat the Patriots in New England

To advance in the AFC playoffs, the Houston Texans will have to win in New England for the first time in the franchise’s short history. According to ESPN Stats and Information, the Texans have never beat the Patriots in New England—with an 0-4 overall record and a scoring margin of -101. Texans: 0-4 all-time at New England (including playoffs)The 4 losses have been by a...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bill O'Brien wants Belichick-type power

The narrative surrounding Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien continues to intrigue. Texans owner Bob McNair says Bill O’Brien isn’t going anywhere after this season, no matter what happens. O’Brien himself made comments after his team’s big win over the Oakland Raiders on Saturday that indicate he’s not interested in going anywhere else. Yet there persists an idea...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rams have interest in Mike Vrabel as head coach

The Los Angeles Rams have been linked to a variety of names ranging from Pete Carroll to milder options. Now Houston Texans linebackers coach Mike Vrabel has entered the fray. NFL Network’s Albert Breer reported the surprising news: Here's an interesting one -- the Rams have received permission to interview Texans LBs coach Mike Vrabel for their head coaching vacancy. ...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Osweiler to start Texans' next playoff game

The Houston Texans will not be messing with a winning formula. Right after Brock Osweiler helped deliver the team a wild card round win over the Oakland Raiders, Bill O’Brien announced that Osweiler will start in the divisional round. #Texans coach Bill O'Brien says post-game that QB Brock Osweiler will start next week in the divisional round — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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