TEXANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Braxton Miller Signs 4-Year Deal With Houston Texans Worth $3.1 Million

Braxton Miller has agreed to a deal with the Houston Texans.  The former Ohio State star, who was taken in the third round of the NFL Draft by the Texans, has a four-year deal with the team.  It’s worth $3.1 million and he’s received a $709,103 signing bonus.  Braxton Miller’s 4 year deal worth $3.11 million. Gets $709,104 signing bonus. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Sign Third-Round WR Braxton Miller To A Four-Year Deal

The Houston Texans have agreed to terms with third-round WR Braxton Miller, according to Mark Berman. Miller, 23, was taken with the No. 85 overall pick by the Texans. According to OverTheCap.com, Miller receives a four-year contract worth $3,049,104 to go along with a signing bonus of $709,104. During his five-year college career at Ohio St., Miller played quarterback for...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Elway: Losing both Peyton Manning and Brock Osweiler was ‘big surprise’

It turns out that the departure of Brock Osweiler caught John Elway off guard, too. The Broncos’ VP and general manager told Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole that Denver anticipated retaining Osweiler even if Peyton Manning retired. “Was it a big surprise that we were in that situation? Yeah,” Elway said of losing Manning and Osweiler in the same offseason. “Because I thought…we...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt to host CMT Awards

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is one of the most recognizable faces and names in the NFL today. He seems to have embraced the full Houston lifestyle as it was announced that he will co-host the CMT Awards this year. CMT announced that he will join Erin Andrews, who co-hosted the event with Brittany Snow last year, on stage at their annual awards show. Watt, who is a known...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pressure on Jadeveon Clowney to buck trend with non-QB top picks

The good news is 2014 No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney finally says he’s 100 percent healthy as his Houston Texans begin their offseason program. The bad news is the injury-prone defensive end has 4.5 sacks in two NFL seasons and is entering what might be a make-or-break campaign at the age of 23. And if Clowney doesn’t come through and avoid becoming a bust, it could indicate...
Via This Given Sunday
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: DeAndre Hopkins signs multi-year deal with Adidas

Houston Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins signed a multi-year deal with adidas on Tuesday, as reported by the Houston Chronicle‘s Matt Young. Hopkins will be the face of adidas Football’s adizero franchise, which the company promotes as the lightest cleat in the industry. Hopkins will be featured in a variety of adidas Football marketing campaigns and collaborate on future adizero...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Osweiler on Bill O’Brien: I want him to be hard on me

On Monday, a few teams around the NFL started their OTAs for the first time this offseason. One of those teams was the Houston Texans, who are trying to improve on what they did last season. It was the first time that quarterback Brock Osweiler and head coach Bill O’Brien worked with each other in a practice environment. After making some mistakes, Osweiler said that O’Brien...
Via No Guts, No Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Osweiler wants Bill O'Brien to coach him hard with the Texans

He's being paid as a franchise quarterback, but that doesn't mean Houston Texans QB Brock Osweiler wants to be coddled. Actually, it's quite the opposite."Today was my first experience in a practice environment with coach (Bill) O'Brien and I loved it," Osweiler said, via NFL.com. "I loved his energy, I loved his fire. He kept us on task and he expects a lot out of us, which as a...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Three most compelling games of the 2016 season

Almost every game for the Houston Texans is going to be packed with numerous story lines based upon their offseason changes. With an entirely new look on offense, there are three games on their schedule that are a must watch for anybody that is a fan of football. Week 7 vs the Denver Broncos One of the most compelling stories in sports is when a player leaves a team and end up...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt unveils new personal logo

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has a brand new logo, which he plans to use within his Reebok campaign “Hunt greatness.” Watt posted the image on his verified Instagram account: A photo posted by JJ Watt (@justinjames99) on May 22, 2016 at 6:28pm PDT According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, the logo is two Js (one backwards) positioned to look like a...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans superstar JJ Watt reveals new logo and slogan with Reebok

He's the reigning two-time Defensive Player of the Year, but Houston Texans star JJ Watt is ready for something new.Watt took to Twitter to reveal his new logo and slogan with Reebok.Watt is taking ownership for everything, stating it's, "My logo. My vision. My goals."Watt signed an endorsement deal with Reebok last year."Kids treat athletes like superheroes and make you a role model...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Braxton Miller Wears Houston Texans Uniform For 1st Time

Braxton Miller sported his full Houston Texans’ uniform for the first time this weekend.  The former Ohio State wide receiver/quarterback was at the NFLPA Rookie Premiere in California.  Here’s what Miller looks like in his No. 13 jersey.  A look at the @HoustonTexans‘ newest wideout, @BraxtonMiller5. He’s the last man to get photographed today by us! pic.twitter.com...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots have ‘preliminary’ interest in signing Arian Foster

Is the New England Veteran Rehabilitation Train about to roll out of the station once again? According to a report by Jason Cole of Bleacher Report on Friday, the Patriots are interested in signing free agent running back Arian Foster, but the interest is said to only be “preliminary” at this point in time. Source said that #Patriots interest in RB Arian Foster is "just preliminary...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Foster ‘probably a week or two’ from passing physical

Free agent running back Arian Foster was once the NFL’s undisputed king of the hill. This spring he’s unemployed after a series of injuries over the years and a big salary forced him out of Houston. Given his history, there is a good chance he’ll be signed soon after he’s ready to prove he has regained his full health, which could come soon. Arian Foster is progressing...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vince Wilfork Plays in J.J. Watt's Charity Softball Game Wearing Overalls With Nothing Underneath

At 6-foot-2 and 325 pounds, Houston Texans defensive lineman Vince Wilfork is a whole lotta man. When he showed up to teammate J.J. Watt's charity softball game wearing nothing but a pair of cutoff overalls, fans got a real sense of how large he really is. .@Wilfork75. Up to bat. In Overalls. Amazing.https://t.co/49M3LsQ0kc — NFL (@NFL) May 17, 2016 Wilfork strolled up...
Via Stack
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork broke out his overalls during J.J. Watt’s celebrity softball game

Vince Wilfork made quite the splash during Hard Knocks last season when he came out into the Texans practice facilities in overalls and cowboy boots. For one, it was unexpected by everybody in the facility, and two, he actually pulled the look off. The 6’2, 325 pound defensive tackle wore them well around his large frame, and he gave us another look on Saturday during J.J. Watt’s...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Hopkins: Texans are team to beat in AFC South

The AFC South, along with the NFC East, was one of two shockingly weak NFL divisions last season. The Houston Texans ended up taking the division crown, but the Indianapolis Colts finished just one game behind them at 8-8 despite not having Andrew Luck for the majority of the season. Will a healthy Luck make the Colts the favorites? DeAndre Hopkins doesn’t think so. At his football...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Hopkins believes Texans are best team in AFC South

The Houston Texans have made some serious improvements this offseason, giving star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins a capable quarterback in Brock Osweiler and some help on the outside with the additions of Braxton Miller and Will Fuller. Houston also signed a talented running back in Lamar Miller, so the re-tooled offense should have plenty of success in 2016. Add in the best defensive...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans owner: 'Everything came together for us in this offseason’

There’s the old saying that everything is bigger in Texas. This was the case with some bold and big moves the Texans underwent this offseason. Speaking about outlook for the team in 2016, owner Bob McNair appears to be happy with his Texans’ offseason activity, via Aaron Wilson of chron.com: “Everything came together for us in this offseason, and we were able to get the...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Osweiler has great line about learning Texans offense

Brock Osweiler was lured away from the Denver Broncos courtesy of a four-year, $72 million contract from the Houston Texans. Now the onus is on the 25-year-old quarterback to learn a new offense and prove he’s worth the megadeal he signed. But adapting to a new offensive system and its philosophies and concepts isn’t without its challenges, Osweiler noted. In fact, he had...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans’ Duane Brown had 10-game suspension overturned

Duane Brown and the Houston Texans recently got good news when the NFL overturned a 10-game suspension. The reason for the ruling, as explained by ESPN, was that Brown tested positive for the chemical clenbuterol, which was a result of eating meat in Mexico last year during a bye week trip down south. This news was further verified by Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle,...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Videos: Will Fuller Is Already Working Out With Houston Texans Teammate Jaelen Strong

Will Fuller became a Houston Texan on Thursday, and he’s wasted no time in getting work in with one of his fellow wide receivers. Fuller and Jaelen Strong, taken by Houston out of Arizona State in the third round last year, are working out with “Footwork King” Rischad Whitfield. Work @jaelenstrong @footwork_king A photo posted by Will Fuller (@will7fuller) on Apr 30...
Via College Spun
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt bemoans ‘cynical world’ of social media

J.J. Watt raised some eyebrows earlier this week when he took to Twitter to rip the media, arguing that it frequently turns non-stories into stories. Stop making stories out of non-stories. A bunch of guys made it to work today, not just me. I'm not retiring. I'm single. Anything else? — JJ Watt (@JJWatt) April 18, 2016 The tweet presumably was in response to the coverage...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Texans scout accidentally texts fan instead of Dak Prescott

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes leading up to the NFL draft? How do teams know how to get in touch with a prospect so we have that made for television moment of them receiving the call from their soon to be employer? Below we get a bit of insight into how that all works except there is one mistake as the text exchange below between a Texans scout is sent to a random person...
Via The Comeback
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss
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