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Houston Chronicle 13 hours ago

Texans QB Tom Savage likely out 4-6 weeks with sprained shoulder

Texans third-string quarterback Tom Savage got good news Friday when he learned he will not need surgery on his injured right shoulder. Savage, who was hurt late in the Texans’ 21-14 preseason loss to the Cowboys, has a severe sprain and should be out four to six weeks. After the game, Savage was in excruciating
Battle Red Blog Sep 3, 2015

Houston Texans News: September 3, 2015

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, September 3, 2015. Houston Texans News Report: Texans trade TE Khari Lee to the Bears | ProFootballTalkTight end Khari Lee will need to brush up on his John Fox impersonation. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Texans have traded Lee, who got a spotlight on Hard Knocks thanks to his ability to mimic Texans coach Bill O'Brien, to the Bears. Award-winning chef serves up custom meals for Texans players | abc13.comFrom farm to table, then from the table to the field- that's...

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Houston Chronicle 11 hours ago

NFL Roundtable: Texans’ areas of concern in opener

The Houston Chronicle’s John McClain, Dale Robertson and Aaron Wilson discuss the Texans’ areas of concern heading into the Sept. 13 season opener against Kansas City at NRG Stadium.
Houston Chronicle 11 hours ago

Bill O’Brien reiterates Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney good to go for season opener

The long-anticipated return of Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney remains on schedule. Clowney underwent microfracture knee surgery in December and was limited to seven tackles as a rookie last season after the Texans drafted him first overall. Although Clowney didn’t play in any preseason games, the team believes he’s made significant progress in terms of
Houston Chronicle 12 hours ago

Report: NFL owners to discuss changing Roger Goodell’s disciplinary role

After his latest high-profile loss in court, changes may be looming for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Citing several sources, The Washington Post reported Friday that team owners plan to discuss possibly changing Goodell’s role in the player disciplinary process. “There will certainly be discussion about that,” one owner told the newspaper on the condition of
Houston Chronicle 12 hours ago

Texans rookie offensive lineman Chad Slade to have back surgery

Texans rookie offensive guard Chad Slade is undergoing back surgery today, according to sources who spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to speak publicly. Slade went undrafted out of Auburn. The 6-foot-5, 315-pounder will need several months to recover from the procedure and is a candidate to be placed on injured reserve.
Houston Chronicle 14 hours ago

Texans safety Lonnie Ballentine dealing with knee swelling

Texans reserve safety Lonnie Ballentine is dealing with swelling in his knee, according to sources who spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to speak publicly. Ballentine will get further examination. Ballentine, a seventh-round draft pick and Mr. Irrelevant a year ago as the last pick in the draft, had overcome a hamstring
Houston Chronicle 15 hours ago

Texans cut defensive lineman Tevita Finau, sources say

The Texans cut veteran defensive lineman Tevita Finau, according to sources. Finau had a solid preseason, but also lost outside contain on some long runs. Finau is a 6-foot-5, 288-pound former Utah player. He has previous stints with the Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys and New York Jets.  
Houston Chronicle 19 hours ago

Newly-acquired Texans tackle Chris Clark: ‘This is a tough deal, my head is spinning’

ARLINGTON — It was understandable that newly-acquired Texans offensive tackle Chris Clark was a bit overwhelmed by his new surroundings Thursday night. Clark was acquired in a trade from the Denver Broncos for a 2016 seventh-round draft pick this week and has been involved in a crash course with offensive line coach Mike Devlin to
Houston Chronicle Sep 4, 2015

The Texans face tough decisions after preseason finale

ARLINGTON — Texans coach Bill O’Brien gave an honest appraisal of his team’s performance after the 21-14 loss to Dallas in a game played by reserves. “We didn’t play very well,” he said. “They did. Give Dallas credit.” The roster must be reduced to 53 by 3 p.m. on Saturday. “We’ve got a lot of
Houston Chronicle Sep 4, 2015

Final audition ends as Texans’ bubble players audition for roster spots

ARLINGTON – Standing inside the locker room late Thursday night, reserve cornerback Charles James donned a bright red blazer that perfectly matched the Texans’ team colors. Now, James is hoping that he’s done enough during an encouraging preseason for his wardrobe to continue to match his NFL employment status. The former New York Giants and
Houston Chronicle Sep 3, 2015

Texans tackle Duane Brown says he’s a lock for opener despite thumb injury

ARLINGTON — Texans Pro Bowl left offensive tackle Duane Brown says he’s a lock to play in the season-opener Sept. 13 against the Kansas City Chiefs despite a thumb injury. Brown didn’t require surgery for the injury, but is in a cast to aid the healing process. “I’ll be good to go,” Brown said. “It
Houston Chronicle Sep 3, 2015

Tom Savage injured during fourth quarter, leaves game for examination

ARLINGTON — Texans third-string quarterback Tom Savage got hurt during the fourth quarter against the Cowboys as he was shaken up on a hit where he was roughly brought down to the ground. Savage was in visible pain and was favoring his right shoulder-arm. He was examined by trainers on the field at AT&T Stadium.
Houston Chronicle Sep 3, 2015

Shane Lechler historically hits the Cowboys’ video scoreboard

Texans punter Shane Lechler displayed some serious hang time during a fourth-quarter punt, enough to hit the Cowboys’ massive video scoreboard. It marked the fourth time in the history of AT&T Stadium that a punter has hit the scoreboard, which is placed 90 feet above the field. Under NFL rules, a re-kick is required with
Houston Chronicle Sep 3, 2015

Tom Savage throws interception returned for touchdown, fumbles, defense falters

DALLAS — Texans third-string quarterback Tom Savage had an extremely rough third quarter, unraveling a bit after a strong first half against the Cowboys. Savage was intercepted by cornerback Corey White with a short pass out of his own end zone returned three yards for a touchdown. Savage then lost a fumble in Texans territory,

Texans Player News

  • 1 Jadeveon Clowney

    Jadeveon Clowney

    Bill O’Brien reiterates Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney good to go for season opener

  • 1 Tom Savage

    Tom Savage

    Texans QB Tom Savage likely out 4-6 weeks with sprained shoulder

  • 1 Chris Clark

    Chris Clark

    Newly-acquired Texans tackle Chris Clark: ‘This is a tough deal, my head is spinning’

  • 1 Lonnie Ballentine

    Lonnie Ballentine

    Texans safety Lonnie Ballentine dealing with knee swelling

  • 1 Tevita Finau

    Tevita Finau

    Texans cut defensive lineman Tevita Finau, sources say

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