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Mallett’s dad: Criticism of QB makes his grandmothers cry

Brian Hoyer has been named the Houston Texans’ starting quarterback for Week 6 in a decision that could have serious emotional repercussions. Texans head coach Bill O’Brien chose Hoyer over Ryan Mallett, who was pulled from Thursday night’s loss to the Indianapolis Colts in the second quarter after suffering a minor injury. Mallett has been criticized for his shaky play and...
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Fans Brawling And Falling Down Stairs And Stands During Thursday Night Game

Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien and wide receive DeAndre Hopkins were hanging their heads after one play in the fourth quarter because Hopkins had just committed a stupid penalty, but had they known how some fans were acting up in the stands they probably would have hung them even further.Yes, folks. Fans other than those of the San Franciso 49ers fight in the stands. As if...
Via FatManWriting
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: The Colts display terrible defense on a Brian Hoyer Hail Mary attempt

Right before halftime the Indianapolis whole secondary said f**k trying to cover the Houston Texans receivers as they let Jaelen Strong catch a 42 yard touchdown with about five Colts around him. Kudos to Brian Hoyer for giving his receiver a chance for the ball and Strong for making the play, but the Colts need to slap themselves for allowing this play. Even though they won they...
Via The Front Office News
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

T.Y. Hilton trolled Texans fans with bye-bye wave

T.Y. Hilton had a relatively quiet night in his team’s win over the Houston Texans, but one play he made was arguably the biggest of the game. And he was sure to mock the hometown fans after making it. Hilton made a 43-yard catch on 3rd down with less than two minutes remaining to seal...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

That Was So Very Houston of the Texans

In a surprising turn of events for Thursday Night Football, this game was actually semi-entertaining. I'm saying "semi" because I don't want to get too crazy here, seeing as how there were plenty of trademarks for a Thursday game present. But there was some offense, and a lot of it came from old people. Matt Hasselbeck, Frank Gore, Andre Johnson, and Adam Vinatieri all directly contributed...
Via Razzball Football
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Some Texans players have already 'checked out' on coaches

The Houston Texans appear to be moving in reverse during head coach Bill O’Brien’s second season, and it’s being reported that some players have already started checking out just five games into the 2015 season. Houston fell to 1-4 after being defeated at home by the reeling Indianapolis Colts, who were without starting quarterback Andrew Luck. Luck’s replacement, veteran...
Via Sportsnaut
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Ryan Mallett had bad body language after being benched

Ryan Mallett has long been saddled with questions about his character, and his behavior during Thursday’s Week 5 loss to the Indianapolis Colts did no favors to his reputation. Mallett was knocked out of the game for the Houston Texans after taking a hit from Indianapolis’ Sio Moore in the second quarter. Brian Hoyer entered...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Andre Johnson, Colts down Texans in key division win

The Indianapolis Colts were able to improve to 3-2 on the season with a huge 27-20 victory over the Houston Texans this evening. It was a homecoming for Andre Johnson, who had struggled mightily for the Colts throughout the first four weeks of the season. Tonight was his night, however, and he put up big numbers to help the Colts get past their division rival. Matt Hasselbeck...
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WATCH: Texans rookie WR Jaelen Strong hauls in Hail Mary TD at the half vs. Colts

Houston Texans wide receiver Jaelen Strong was an invisible man on Thursday night against the Indianapolis Colts until there was no time left on the clock in the first half. After a penalty gave Houston another chance with zeroes on the clock, Brian Hoyer reared back and heaved the ball downfield as far as he could, and Strong came down with the ball in the end zone. Really, it looked...
Via Sportsnaut
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Foster’s return to game after head injury raises questions

Arian Foster raised some questions about the NFL’s concussion policy when he exited Thursday’s Houston Texans-Indianapolis Colts game for a play after taking a hit to the head and then quickly returned to the contest. On a first down run in the second quarter, Foster carried on a rush attempt and took a hard hit...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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WATCH: Either Ryan Mallett Threw Too Hard Or Arian Foster Can't Catch

It almost hurts to be a Houston Texans fan. At times the team looks pretty darn good. They generate offense and move the ball down the field, but then something happens and it all goes to crap--like it did on the team's first drive Thursday night against the Colts. Everything was working. The team was getting first downs and moving the ball, but then this happened (see below).Either...
Via FatManWriting
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Frank Gore must step up vs. Texans with Andrew Luck out

After the news broke that Andrew Luck would miss tonight’s game against the Houston Texans, it became apparent that the Indianapolis Colts would need Frank Gore to step up on the ground. He is one of the most talented running backs in the NFL, but he has got off to an incredibly slow start so far this year. Throughout the first four weeks of the season, Gore has carried the...
Via This Given Sunday
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Texans rule out WRs Washington, Shorts for Colts' game

The Colts won't be the only team shorthanded entering their Thursday night game against the Texans, as Houston will be without two of the their top three wide receivers as well.Nate Washington and Cecil Shorts were among five Houston players ruled out of the AFC South matchup.Washington, who is dealing with a hamstring injury, has 13 receptions for 210 yards this season. Shorts,...
Via Fox Sports
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J.J. Watt must dominate for Texans to defeat Colts

J.J. Watt is one of the best defensive players that the NFL has ever seen and he will be asked to show why there has been so much hype surrounding him on Thursday night. The Houston Texans will be taking on their division rival Indianapolis Colts and Watt will be asked to dominate and put pressure on Andrew Luck if the Texans want any chance of coming away with a big victory. ...
Via This Given Sunday
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans reach injury settlement with LB Mike Mohamed

The Houston Texans waived Mike Mohamed from injured reserve on Tuesday after reaching an injury settlement with the linebacker.Per Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans and Mohamed agreed on a three-week settlement for $116,470. With the agreement, Mohamed is free to sign with another team in three weeks. Otherwise, according to league rules, he is eligible to rejoin...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White: I want to catch passes

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White doesn't seem to be too happy with his current role on a team that he's suited up for since the start of the 2005 season. The franchise's all-time leading receiver had this to say following his two-catch performance against the Houston Texans on Sunday (via  "For me, at the end of the day, I want to catch passes. I'm not out here...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Analyzing week four’s loss

Oct 4, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (90) and linebacker Whitney Mercilus (59) walk off of the field after their loss to the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome. The Falcons won 48-21. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports The Houston Texans endured a crushing defeat against the Atlanta Falcons this past Sunday. The final score was 48...
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How did the Houston Texans get to where they are now?

After getting their first win of the season against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Houston Texans suffered a shellacking by their third NFC South opponent, the Atlanta Falcons. Fantasy owners who picked Texans running back Arian Foster this week upon news of his return were sorely disappointed. The primary cog in the Texans offense seemingly has some rust to shake off. Not that Foster...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Arian Foster fumbles after getting stripped by teammate Derek Newton (video)

The Houston Texans have a lot more problems than just the quarterback. The Atlanta Falcons absolutely shredded their defense and stonewalled their running game Sunday, but it was the self-inflicted errors that hurt the most. In this case, the self-inflicted errors were quite literal. Running back Arian Foster was stripped Sunday by his own teammate—offensive lineman Derek Newton...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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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5 days 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 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
10 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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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