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ClutchPoints Sep 16, 2018
Texans news: Jadeveon Clowney will not play vs. Titans

Texans news: Jadeveon Clowney will not play vs. Titans

The Houston Texans are set to head into Week 2 action on the road for their first AFC South divisional action against the Tennessee Titans looking for their first win of the season. However, it will be without star defensive end Jadeveon Clowney due to an elbow and back injury that had limited during the […] The post Texans news: Jadeveon Clowney will not play vs. Titans appeared first on ClutchPoints.
NESN.com Sep 12, 2018

Texans Couldn’t Believe How Quick Patriots QB Tom Brady Was Getting Off Passes

The Houston Texans, led by the trio of J.J. Watt, Whitney Mercilus and Jadeveon Clowney, have one of the best... Read More »
www.bostonherald.com Sep 10, 2018

Patriots notebook: Offensive line holds off Texans pass rush

FOXBORO — The Patriots’ pass protection was thrown straight into the fire in Sunday’s season-opening 27-20 win against the Houston Texans and their star-studded group of pass rushers.The results were as good as solid against a defensive line that features three-time Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt plus Pro Bowlers Jadeveon Clowney and Whitney Mercilus.The Patriots kept Tom Brady upright and generally provided him plenty of time to pick apart Houston to the tune of 277 yards, three touchdowns and a 102.2 passer rating. He was sacked twice in 39 dropbacks, both by defensive tackle...
Houston Chronicle Sep 10, 2018

Texans OLB Whitney Mercilus displeased with first game back

During a 27-20 loss to the New England Patriots, Whitney Mercilus had a quiet game with two tackles, no sacks and no hits on quarterback Tom Brady.
Pats Pulpit Sep 10, 2018
Chief Thoughts: Analyzing the Patriots’ week 1 game against the Texans

Chief Thoughts: Analyzing the Patriots’ week 1 game against the Texans

Football is back baby! A weekly column analyzing the previous week of football and what to expect moving forward. A Tale of Two Lines The Texans were an interesting team because of the significant disparity between their offensive and defensive lines. In theory J.J. Watt, Jadeveon Clowney, and Whitney Mercilus help make one of the best defensive lines in football. Contrarily, the offensive line is devoid of a single meaningful talent and could be competing for the title of worst offensive line in football. The extremity of this disparity meant this was a great opportunity to test the...
www.bostonherald.com Sep 4, 2018
Patriots notebook: Trent Brown has 'excused absence' from practice

Patriots notebook: Trent Brown has 'excused absence' from practice

FOXBORO — The Patriots were down to two offensive tackles at yesterday’s practice, as Trent Brown missed his second straight day.This would be a major cause for concern, except Brown had “an excused absence,” according to an ESPN report.The 6-foot-8, 380-pound Brown is expected to return today and play in Sunday’s season opener against the Texans.And Brown will be among the most important players on the field. As the starting left tackle, he figures to draw a steady dose of Jadeveon Clowney and Whitney Mercilus, two of the league’s premier edge defenders.Even though the Tom...
Houston Chronicle Sep 3, 2018

Texans' OLB Whitney Mercilus back from hamstring injury

One of the Texans' top pass rushers, Whitney Mercilus being back provides a big boost to the defense as they prepare to face Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady.
Houston Chronicle Aug 21, 2018

Whitney Mercilus expected back for Texans' opener

Texans veteran outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus isn't expected to be out when the games actually count
Houston Chronicle Aug 21, 2018

Texans' Jadeveon Clowney on Romeo Crennel: 'His defense works, it's proven'

The veteran defensive coordinator and his aggressive 3-4 scheme could allow the Texans to regain their form from two years ago when they were ranked first in the NFL.
Houston Chronicle Aug 21, 2018

Texans' Jadeveon Clowney on Duke Ejiofor: 'He's going to be pretty good'

The Texans' rookie outside linebacker and sixth-round draft pick from Wake Forest had three quarterback hits in his preseason debut against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Houston Chronicle Aug 18, 2018

Texans' J.J. Watt, Jadeveon Clowney, DeAndre Hopkins held out again

The Texans held several starters out for the second week in a row. That includes star defensive end J.J. Watt, outside linebackers Jadeveon Clowney and Whitney Mercilus, safety Tyrann Mathieu, inside linebacker Benardrick McKinney and cornerback Johnathan Joseph.

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