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Toro Times Oct 19, 2017

Who is Texans’ MVP heading into bye week?

Rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson has been the Houston Texans’ most valuable player this season as they head into their bye week. We’re not quite halfway through the NFL regular season, but I figured now is not a bad time to look back at the first six weeks and talk about who has been the Houston […] Who is Texans’ MVP heading into bye week? - Toro Times - Toro Times - A Houston Texans Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Toro Times Oct 17, 2017

Texans will miss rookie linebacker Dylan Cole

The Houston Texans will miss linebacker Dylan Cole after he went down with an injury this past week. Houston Texans’ undrafted rookie linebacker Dylan Cole has made an instant impact during his first NFL season for the defending AFC South champs. Even though Cole played his college ball at a small school like Missouri State, […] Texans will miss rookie linebacker Dylan Cole - Toro Times - Toro Times - A Houston Texans Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Houston Chronicle Oct 16, 2017

Texans defense adjusts to big-name absences

The Texans' defense is playing without four starters who were first-round picks -- J.J. Watt (injury), outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus (injury), inside linebacker Brian Cushing (suspension) and cornerback Kevin Johnson (injury) – who began the season.
Battle Red Blog Oct 10, 2017
Houston Texans News: October 10, 2017

Houston Texans News: October 10, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Houston Texans News What we learned, didn't learn in Week 5 of 2017 NFL season - Rough Sunday for Odell Beckham Jr. of New York Giants, J.J. Watt of Houston TexansJ.J. Watt and Odell Beckham Jr., two of the NFL's biggest superstars, are out for the season, and their injuries show both sides of the league's economic advantage on players. Here are Week 5's lessons. Texans meeting with Lamarr Houston today – ProFootballTalkThe Texans will be kicking the tires on a veteran...
Houston Chronicle Oct 9, 2017

Texans bullish on rookie LBs Zach Cunningham, Dylan Cole

Texans rookie inside linebackers Zach Cunningham and Dylan Cole have done a nice job filling the void created when veteran Brian Cushing was hit with a 10-game suspension for violating the NFL performance enhancing drug policy.
Battle Red Blog Oct 5, 2017
Houston Texans News: October 5, 2017

Houston Texans News: October 5, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, October 5, 2017. Houston Texans News Texans claim Ben Heeney off waivers from Saints – ProFootballTalkThe Texans claimed linebacker Ben Heeney off waivers from the Saints. He adds depth at inside linebacker, where the Texans are without suspended veteran Brian Cushing. The Raiders made Heeney a fifth-round pick out of Kansas in 2015. Texans O’Brien Wanted To Name Deshaun Watson Starting QB In Preseason « CBS HoustonHouston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien changed quarterbacks just 30...
CSN Houston Sep 22, 2017
The Best Of Mad Radio 9-22

The Best Of Mad Radio 9-22

Today on Mad Radio: Should there be more excitement about Deshaun Watson in Houston? How can the Texans beat the Patriots? Clowney and Watt think the defense is a sleeping giant, Brian Cushing's excuse, Wade Smith's weekly visit and more.
CSN Houston Sep 22, 2017
Cushing’s Trainer Says DHEA Caused Positive Test

Cushing’s Trainer Says DHEA Caused Positive Test

HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) – Texans linebacker Brian Cushing began his 10 game suspension for his second violation of the NFL’s performance enhancing drug policy last week when the Texans faced the Bengals. With nine games […]
Toro Times Sep 21, 2017

Brian Cushing’s personal trainer says he took banned substance

Houston Texans’ linebacker Brian Cushing likely knew he was taking a banned substance. Joe DeFranco, the personal trainer of Houston Texans’ linebacker Brian Cushing, posted a podcast on Thursday and admitted that his client did in fact take a substance that is banned by the NFL, according to Patrick Starr of State of the Texans. […] Brian Cushing’s personal trainer says he took banned substance - Toro Times - Toro Times - A Houston Texans Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Houston Chronicle Sep 21, 2017

Benardrick McKinney is Texans' defensive signal caller with helmet device

Benardrick McKinney had those duties even prior to veteran Brian Cushing being suspended last week for violating the NFL performance-enhancing drug policy.
Houston Chronicle Sep 21, 2017

Texans defense hopes to build on relative success against Patriots

The Texans limited Tom Brady to 18-of-38 for 287 yards and two touchdowns. Brady was sacked twice by Whitney Mercilus and Brian Cushing and intercepted by A.J. Bouye and Andre Hal.
Houston Chronicle Sep 21, 2017

Bill Belichick bullish on Texans' Benardrick McKinney

At 6-4, 260 pounds, McKinney is a rare athlete with 4.65 speed in the 40-yard dash and a 40 1/2 inch vertical leap. He had two sacks in a win last week over the Cincinnati Bengals and is now the Texans' signal caller on defense with middle linebacker Brian Cushing suspended.

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