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Houston Texans Rumors & News
Newsday 1 hour ago
Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie will be a game-time decision on Sunday vs. the Panthers after he suffered his first career concussion in a collision with teammate Ed Reed last week.
Jets Blog | ESPN New York 4 hours ago
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – Ed Reed missed practice on Thursday after coach Rex Ryan approached him and said he thought the extra rest would help the New York Jets safety on Sundays. “Ed’s on top of everything,” Ryan said. “He’s still leading the meetings with DBs. He’s there sharp. You just...
Houston Chronicle 1 hour ago
Defensive end Antonio Smith insists Wade Phillips, 66, has the energy and enthusiasm of a far younger man and Phillips wouldn’t disagree, saying he’s emphasizing same with his players as he takes over the Texans this week. He wants the Texans to relax and let loose, and that doesn’t surprise Smith. “You’ll catch Wade trying [...]
Battle Red Blog 4 hours ago
Another week in the books, and another week closer to endless free agency rumors and draft speculation. Battle Red Blog continues its weekly series of picks, losing streak be damned. Brought to you by Buffalo Wild Wings. Your Houston Texans are entering Week 15 with two different 11 game losing streaks looming over their heads. We're living in the first one, of course. We're chin-deep in the worst losing streak in the team's short history. The second one is the god-awful losing streak to the Colts in Indianapolis that has aged to imperfection for 11 years running. Sunday is their chance to...
Rotoworld 9 hours ago
Garrett Graham (hamstring) remained out of Texans practice Thursday.
Houston Chronicle 22 hours ago
Nothing hurt Kubiak’s chances of surviving to at least finish the season more than the flood of penalties called on the Texans last Thursday night in Jacksonville. They were in double digits by halftime and wound up being flagged 14 times for a franchise record 177 yards. Phillips’ response. He hired Big 12 officials to [...]
Texans quarterback Case Keenum believes the NFL’s worst team could be trouble for their final three opponents. Keenum said Wednesday the 2-11 Texans are “pissed off” and know they’ve already been counted out. With two AFC South rivals (Indianapolis, Tennessee) and Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos still on the schedule during what has thus far been [...]
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) HOUSTON (2-11) at INDIANAPOLIS (8-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Colts by 6 1/2. RECORD VS. SPREAD - Houston 2-11, Indianapolis 6-6-1
The Indianapolis Colts have clinched the AFC South, but they're hardly playing their best heading into the final three weeks of the season.
One current Texans player and three former members of the team are the leading Pro Bowl vote-getters at their positions. Defensive end J.J. Watt, who was voted NFL Defensive Player of the Year last season, leads all defensive linemen with 329,766 votes. No other current Texans player is leading his position. Watt’s total leads Buffalo [...]
Texans safety Shiloh Keo (flu) and tight ends Jake Byrne (flu) and Garrett Graham (hamstring) were held out of practice Wednesday. Rookie wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (ankle) was limited. Tight end Owen Daniels also didn’t practice. His status remains uncertain for the Texans’ game Sunday at the Indianapolis Colts. All three of the Texans’ quarterbacks [...]
During offensive coordinator Rick Dennison’s weekly news conference with the media, he declined to comment on his close friend, former coach Gary Kubiak. Kubiak and Dennison were teammates at Denver. Then they coached together with the Broncos. When Kubiak was hired by the Texans in 2006, he wanted to bring Dennison with him from Denver, [...]
There was a special visitor at Texans practice on Wednesday: Baylor head coach Art Briles.
Baylor coach Art Briles visited the Texans’ practice today. Briles, the 2013 Big 12 Coach of the Year, has ignited the Bears to a team-record 11-1 season, their first Big 12 championship and their first BCS bowl appearance. Baylor plays the University of Central Florida in the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 1. “I’m in town [...]
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