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Houston Texans News: J.J. Watt To Return To Practice Next Week?

On a day that's left Texans fans decidedly less cheery than they were yesterday, a ray of sunshine comes through the clouds. Houston Texans fans needed some good news in the face of this morning's confirmation that Nick Martin will miss the entire 2016 season. To the surprise of no one, J.J. Watt delivered. #Texans star DL JJ Watt expects to practice next week, source said. Potentially...
Via Battle Red Blog
1 hour ago

Houston Texans rookie center Nick Martin out for season

The Houston Texans received brutal news this morning, as 2016 second-round pick and formally starting center Nick Martin will miss the 2016 after having ankle surgery. This news was broken by NFL Media insider Ian Rapoport, earlier today. Martin sustained the injury last week during a conjoined practice with the New Orleans saints. Plenty of frustrating things about #Texans C Nick...
Via EndZoneScore
1 hour ago

Report: JJ Watt expects to return to practice next week

Despite reports claiming he could miss the start of the regular season, J.J. Watt is reportedly expected to return to practice before the Houston Texans’ fourth and final preseason game. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, Watt could practice as early as next week. #Texans star DL JJ Watt expects to practice next week, source said. Potentially major development toward...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Duane Brown may start regular season on PUP list

Texans rookie center Nick Martin recently had ankle surgery that could keep him out for the entire season and he may not be the only prospective starter missing from the offensive line when Houston starts the regular season. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that left tackle Duane Brown is not expected to be ready to play…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 hours ago

Expect regression from Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins

The importance of total targets to a receiver cannot be expressed enough when talking in terms of overall fantasy output. The base concept is pretty simple: if a receiver is not being heavily targeted, the odds of him producing relevant stat lines is significantly lower. Unfortunately, it is not that black and white. Take for example Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins:...
Via EndZoneScore
2 hours ago

Nick Martin Expected to Miss 2016 Season

Surgery to repair a high ankle sprain may keep him out for the entire 2016 season. Houston's 2016 second round draft pick had surgery last night to repair a high ankle sprain that ailed him for the majority of training camp. This injury is expected to keep off the field for this season too. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported today, aka sent out a tweet, that all of this happened...
Via Battle Red Blog
5 hours ago

Digital Keepsakes are here.

With a great new Texans app update comes great new Texans fan features, and you could say we are pretty excited.
Via HoustonTexans.com
10 hours ago

Chris Clark taking advantage of opportunities

Eight-year veteran Chris Clark has quietly has stepped in for a Texans offensive line dealing with injuries.
Via HoustonTexans.com
22 hours ago

Coverage units getting better for Texans

The Texans punt and kickoff coverage units are on the upswing, according to Bill O'Brien.
Via HoustonTexans.com
22 hours ago

The (in)Glorious Life of a Texans Staffer--Part II

If you've ever wondered what goes on for the employees of the Houston Texans who aren't players, this three-part interview should pique your interest. Here's Part II in the series. Last Saturday, in Part One of this three-part interview with Texans staffer Kathryn Iribarren, we took a look at what brought her to the point where she was working for the Texans. She shared some of...
Via Battle Red Blog
23 hours ago

Report: Texans won't rush JJ Watt back for Week 1

The Houston Texans are optimistic that J.J. Watt will not end up missing any regular season games, but that does not mean they are planning to bring him back before he is 100 percent healthy. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, Watt’s status for Week 1 and Week 2 remains uncertain because the Texans do not want to rush him back and risk his long-term health. While the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texans release defensive end Alex Carrington

The Texans were looking for defensive line depth, but it didn’t take long for them to realize Alex Carrington wasn’t going to provide it. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans released the veteran defensive end. The former Bills third-rounder was signed a week ago, as they were looking for someone to…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

How Texans Rookie Receiver Will Fuller Recovers After Every Practice

NFL training camp is hard on all players. It doesn't matter what position you play or how long you've been in the league, practice leaves your muscles tired and sore. But although Houston Texans wide receiver Will Fuller is a rookie, he seems to have mastered the way to care for his body. RELATED: How Texans WR Braxton Miller is Prepping for His NFL Debut Fuller has been working...
Via Stack
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texans’ Will Fuller Quietly Emerging as Key Cog for QB Brock Osweiler

Make no mistake, DeAndre Hopkins is the Houston Texans’ best and most dynamic offensive threat. Hopkins has the production and leadership to prove it. And he’s certainly the biggest asset newcomer quarterback Brock Osweiler has at his disposal. However, while Hopkins will slot in as Osweiler’s go-to answer, rookie receiver Will Fuller could be that elusive second option teams...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt Hopes to be Healthy by Houston Texans’ Regular Season Debut

The Houston Texans look refined in offseason under new quarterback Brock Osweiler. They’ve gone for two wins so far, and look to get their third in Sunday’s matchup against the Arizona Cardinals. And while preseason is hardly indicative of teams’ regular season achievements, the Texans have been missing their main man J.J. Watt since preseason start and have been performing...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: 5 players whose stock is falling

After two preseason games have been completed we take a look at five Houston Texans players who are seeing their stock take a fall Saturday’s game for the Houston Texans was a defensive beatdown. They held the New Orleans Saints to just nine points and did enough to come away with a 16-9 victory. Several […] Houston Texans: 5 players whose stock is falling - Toro Times - Toro...
Via Toro Times
2 days ago

QUIZ: Name every prominent quarterback in the history of the Houston Texans

While there are a few obscure quarterbacks who threw passes for the Houston Texans, the QBs featured in this quiz were the ‘top passer’ for the team that year, according to the number of yards passing. As an expansion team originating in 2001, the Texans have only had 4 quarterbacks, but have struggled to find a real star. How many of them can you name? Clue: Years active  
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans, Brock Osweiler March Over New Orleans Saints

HOUSTON — The Houston Texans improved their preseason record to 2-0 after escaping Saturday’s bout against the New Orleans Saints with a 13-9 win. Texans’ Brock Osweiler, who didn’t particularly have a sound game in the preseason opener against San Francisco, threw his first touchdown in a Houston uniform—a beautiful fade to wide receiver Will Fuller in the first quarter—which...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans expect JJ Watt back 'sooner rather than later'

After learning that J.J. Watt will might not be available for the season’s first two games, Houston Texans fans were given a glimmer of hope from head coach Bill O’Brien. O'Brien on Watt: "I don't think anybody can predict when J.J. will be back. He'll be back sooner rather than later." — Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) August 21, 2016 “Sooner” is certainly encouraging for...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans QB Brock Osweiler Connects With Will Fuller For First Touchdown With The Team

Now if he can throw about 45 more of those this season, the insane amount of money the Texans are paying Brock Osweiler this season may actually be well-spent. Well done Mr. Fuller. Well done Mr. Osweiler.Now do it again! Read more »
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jadeveon Clowney destroys Saints offensive linemen

Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney could end up being one of the greats if he can stay healthy. After missing the first preseason game due to minor knee soreness Clowney made his presence known on Saturday night against the New Orleans Saints. He made a couple of offensive linemen look like rag dolls on two separate plays. Here is Clowney going up against offensive...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

JJ Watt could miss first two games of season

J.J. Watt is said to be progressing nicely in his rehab from back surgery he underwent last month, but there is still some uncertainty over whether he will miss regular season time. On Friday, Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien told ESPN’s Ed Werder that he is unsure if Watt will be ready for Week 1. #Texans HC Bill O'Brien encouraged by @JJWatt recovery from back surgery...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans WRs call out writer for 'unprofessional' tweet about Jadeveon Clowney

A John McClain tweet caused Houston Texans wide receivers DeAndre Hopkins and Cecil Shorts III to come to the defense of teammate Jadeveon Clowney this afternoon. It all started with a John McClain tweet where the longtime Houston Chronicle writer took a heavy shot at the oft-injured Clowney for refusing to speak with reporters. Clowney refused to do interview as he was walking...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Three storylines to watch against the Texans

The San Francisco 49ers play the Houston Texans in their first preseason game of the year. The match-up will be very important from an evaluation standpoint, as the 49ers have more than a few question marks across all of their positions. Let’s look at the three most important storylines for Sunday’s game. DeForest Buckner The 49ers 2016 first round pick will be looking to...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans give punter Shane Lechler a pair of Curry Twos for his 40th birthday

Veteran NFL punter Shane Lechler turned 40 years old on Sunday, and his Houston Texans teammates didn’t hesitate to remind him that he’s now “over the hill”. The team called Lechler up to the team auditorium (you may remember it from last year’s Hard Knocks), and gave him gifts such as a walker, Rogaine… and the Steph Curry dad shoes, the Under Armour Curry Twos. Here’s...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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