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TEXANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Houston Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick Shaves His Massive Beard After Regaining Starting Job

When Ryan Fitzpatrick was the starting quarterback the first time around for the Houston Texans there were two things fans talked about: (1) when are we going to start someone else? and (2) what the heck is up with that Grizzly Adams-on-steroids looking beard? That sucker was so massive it probably could have handled a small bird's nest.Well-- it appeared the first question was answered...
Via FatManWriting
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pass rush power rankings: Is J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans the NFL’s sackmaster?

My how the time flies. 12 Weeks are in the books for the 2014 NFL season, which means now is a great time to update our pass rush power rankings. Let’s go through the list and find out who the top 12 sackmasters are around the league, starting with the guy who was last year’s runner-up for the most sacks in the NFL… 12. Robert Quinn: St. Louis Rams If you don’t know, ask...
Via cover32 - Texans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt Sends Pizza To Houston Fire, Police Departments As Thank You

The season of giving officially is upon us. Texans defensive end J.J. Watt had pizzas delivered to the Houston police and fire departments Tuesday, spreading holiday cheer in appreciation of their work in the community. One firefighter who was the beneficiary of the lunch tweeted a photo of the letter Watt wrote to accompany the pizzas. Pizza delivered...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans QB Ryan Mallett deemed one of Week 12′s biggest goats

Twelve weeks into the 2014 NFL season, the league is starting to take shape. It’s easier and easier to see what teams are contenders and which ones are just not ready for primetime. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell...
Via cover32 - Texans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tom Savage not expected to play unless Texans eliminated from playoff contention

Getty Images The Texans are expected to return the keys to the offense to veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick while they are still in playoff contention. Fitzpatrick was not awful as the Texans starter this season but did little to advance the teams chances of winning. He was replaced by Ryan Mallett two games ago but a pectoral injury to Mallett has Fitzpatrick back for more starts. Rookie...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans move up Power Rankings despite tough Week 12 loss

It’s Thanksgiving week, which means the NFL season is approaching the final stretch. With just over a quarter of the season remaining, every game takes on added significance, with postseason implications seemingly involved with every matchup. In part, that’s because so many teams are still technically “in the hunt.” But reality suggests that not every franchise that is still...
Via cover32 - Texans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texans Injury Update: Ryan Mallett out for season

The Houston Texans thought they were going to have almost half of a season worth of games to evaluate the play of quarterback Ryan Mallett, who took over as the starter in week 11, but unfortunately his season is now over. #459495798 / gettyimages.com It was reported that Mallett may have suffered a torn pectoral muscle during warmups on Sunday, and after an MRI yesterday, those...
Via NFL Injury Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tale of two Texans: Mallett out, Foster targets Week 13 return

Texans RB Arian Foster, who hasn't played since Week 9 due to a groin injury, hopes to return against the Texans in Week 13. On Monday, head coach Bill O'Brien said, "He feels better today, and hopefully, he'll be out there at practice." This information doesn't make Foster a lock to play, but his fantasy owners should stay hopeful and keep a close eye on his practice status as the...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

This Week in Hurt: We hardly knew you, Ryan Mallett

Every injury is horrible, but some injuries also having the added bonus of brutally cruel timing. Welcome to your life, Ryan Mallett. Ryan Mallett learns that sometimes the universe can hate you Over his first three NFL seasons Ryan Mallett attempted four meaningful regular-season passes. That tends to happen when you’re Tom Brady’s backup, but there was an annual early-offseason...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texans to Sign QB Thaddeus Lewis

The Texans took a blow at the QB position with Ryan Mallett out for the season with a torn pectoral muscle. In order to fill the gap, they are reportedly signing former Bills QB Thaddeus Lewis. Something tells me that the Texans may be looking for a QB in the 2015 draft. With Ryan Mallett out for the season, Texans are signing former Bills QB Thaddeus Lewis, per league source. —...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett out for the season with torn pectoral

            Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett will miss the rest of the season because of a torn right pectoral muscle, according to the Houston Chronicle. Mallett injured the muscle in his first career start Nov. 6 against the Cleveland Browns, but he played through the injury during Sunday’s game. Mallett replaced former starter Ryan Fitzpatrick...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Ryan Mallett Out For Season With Torn Pectoral Muscle

After starting just two games, Ryan Mallet’s season is over. The Houston Texans quarterback will miss the rest of the season after suffering a torn right pectoral muscle during warmups before Sunday’s loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports. Mallett underwent an MRI on Monday that confirmed the tear. The injury will require surgery, two...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Houston Texans DL J.J. Watt Get Away With a Little Something Extra Against Cincinnati?

Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt is not known for being a dirty guy. He has an engine that does not stop, and that has caused him to get a penalty or two, but those are the kinds Texans fans are not going to be too mad about. Besides, it's not like they happen all the time.Against the Cincinnati Bengals there was one play he was not flagged on, but Bengals players and fans...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Jadeveon Clowney Still Hampered by Knee Injury

The Houston Texans used the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft on Jadeveon Clowney, but his production on the field this year doesn’t resemble his draft status. Clowney has been hampered by injuries, especially a knee injury he suffered in Week 1, and has only played in four games this season. On Sunday against Cincinnati, he recorded three tackles, one of which was for a...
Via Standing O Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans #1 pick is still blaming his performance on injuries

The No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft has undergone knee surgery and has missed time due to illness already in his rookie season. So after the team’s loss Sunday’s to the Bengals, Jadeveon Clowney admitted that he’s still not close to the player he can be. “Somewhat,” Clowney told the Houston Chronicle […] The post Texans #1 pick is still blaming his performance...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett could be done for the season with torn pectoral

Looks like Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett's dream at being a regular starting quarterback in the NFL is on hold after reports are out that he tore his pectoral muscle during Sunday's loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, per the NFL Network's Marc Sessler. Mallett already had what was called a 'strained chest' injury prior to the game, and seemed to have...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clowney working to make impact soon for Texans

Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney played in back-to-back games for the first time this season after appearing in Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals. So far, however, the rookie has yet to make the impact that was expected of him as the No. 1 overall pick. Clowney has been plagued with injuries this season, most recently undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bald eagle drops in on Texans' pregame 'Salute to Service' ceremonies

Ever wanted to see the world from the perspective of a majestic bald eagle? Here's your chance thanks to Challenger, a 25-year-old bald eagle who had a GoPro camera strapped to his back as he flew into NRG Stadium in Houston during the pregame ceremonies prior to the Texans-Bengals game Sunday afternoon. According to the Houston Texans, the bald eagle is cared for by the non-profit...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Hill Rides Out With Touchdown Dance Against Texans

Jeremy Hill rode out with his touchdown dance after scoring against the Houston Texans.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt Plays Catch with Soldiers Prior to Texans Game

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is one of those guys you root for around the National Football League. Blessed with tremendous talent, he refuses to take it for granted. Continually working his tail off to get better, Watt has turned into one of the best players in the league. Off the field, Watt is an even stronger figure. And this photo courtesy of CBS Sports just magnifies...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Injury Report: Arian Foster, Jadeveon Clowney, Brian Cushing

The 5-5 Houston Texans, who are just one game back of the AFC South leading Indianapolis Colts, head up to Cincinnati to take up on the 6-3-1, AFC North leading, Cincinnati Bengals at one o'clock on Sunday. The Texans were without star running back Arian Foster for their Week 11 contest and his status is still up in the air for clash with the Bengals. #458508596 / gettyimages...
Via NFL Injury Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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