5:06 AM EDT, Sat September 23, 2017
5 hours ago

Trump says NFL should fire players who kneel during anthem

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he's encouraging spectators to walk out in protest. In an extended riff during a freewheeling rally speech in Alabama Friday night, Trump also bemoaned that football games have become less violent. "They're ruining the game," he complained. Several athletes, including NFL players, have refused to stand during "The Star-Spangled Banner" to protest of the treatment of blacks by police. Trump says those players are disrespecting the flag and deserve...
11 hours ago

Highest-paid player on all 32 NFL teams

Some Texans fans might be surprised that it's not the face of the franchise or the starting quarterback but rather, wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins.
12 hours ago

Texans wide receiver Braxton Miller fined by NFL

Miller was fined for an unnecessary roughness infraction.
13 hours ago

Video: Texans coach Bill O'Brien discusses New England game

The Texans are such big underdogs that betting on the Patriots to win requires giving up as many as 14 points in Las Vegas.
13 hours ago

Texans injury report: RB Alfred Blue is questionable

He was limited all week with a high ankle sprain, but coach Bill O'Brien described his status as doubtful for Sunday's game against the New England Patriots.
15 hours ago

Patriots game a homecoming for Texans' Breno Giacomini

So, Sunday's road game at Gillette Stadium against the Patriots represents a homecoming for the Texans' starting right tackle.
15 hours ago

Texans safety Andre Hal wins team Workhorse award

Hal won the Texans' annual Workhorse award for his performance and attendance in workouts under the supervision of strength and conditioning coach Craig Fitzgerald.
16 hours ago

Texans' Bruce Ellington, Stephen Anderson out of concussion protocol

Under NFL rules governing concussions, players must pass a mandatory baseline neurological exam before they can be medically cleared to play.
16 hours ago

John McClain previews Texans vs. Patriots

The Houston Chronicle's John McClain previews the Texans' Sunday afternoon game against the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots.
18 hours ago

Texans' Whitney Mercilus on Tom Brady: 'Get him off the spot'

If his trademark timing is disrupted, then the four-time Super Bowl Most Valuable Player becomes like most quarterbacks and is prone to errant throws, interceptions and sacks.
19 hours ago

Texans prepping for Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan

Hogan is a big, fast downfield target at 6-1, 210 pounds Hogan played lacrosse at Penn State then transferred to Monmouth for a final year of eligibiity.
19 hours ago

Dynamo prepare for pinpoint finishing of NYCFC's David Villa

Villa has become the most feared attacking player in MLS since arriving in 2015. The 35-year old Spanish international has 60 goals and 21 assists in 89 appearances.
Sep 22, 2017

Twitter reacts to Rams, Niners' TNF thriller

Who saw this one coming? The Rams and 49ers delivered with one of the most exciting Thursday Night Football games in a long while. Browse the photos to see the best reactions from the Rams 41-39 win over the 49ers.  
Sep 21, 2017

Chemistry growing between Texans' DeAndre Hopkins, Deshaun Watson

DeAndre Hopkins spent the entire offseason catching passes from Texans quarterback Tom Savage, building timing and rapport through extra throwing sessions and time spent together off the field.
Sep 21, 2017

Texans' defense must find way to slow Patriots' offense

Coach Bill O'Brien says the Texans' defense has to be ready for the Patriots' up-tempo offense. They've seen it enough to be prepared for it.