Texans Rumors & News

  • 2015 Pro Bowl: Complete roster

    NFL.com "The rosters for the 2015 Pro Bowl, which will be Jan. 25, 2015 at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN in Glendale, Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIV, were announced Tuesday. Like last year, it's the unconferenced format with players selected without regard to conference in voting by fans, coaches and..." December 24

  • Texans beat Ravens 25-13 to keep playoff hopes alive

    Houston Chronicle "andy Bullock kicked six field goals Sunday afternoon and the Texans’ defense intercepted three Joe Flacco passes in a 25-13 win over Baltimore that kept alive Houston’s slim playoff chances entering next Sunday’s regular-season finale. The Texans improved to 8-7 with the victory at NRG Stadium..." December 22

  • Arian Foster threatened to punch Case Keenum if he cried after win

    SB Nation "Case Keenum needed nine starts to get his first win as an NFL quarterback, but after an 0-8 record in 2013, the third-year quarterback led the Houston Texans to a 25-13 victory over the Baltimore Ravens in Week 16. Keenum was signed by the Texans just last week after injuries to quarterbacks..." December 22

  • Ryan Mallett says he wants to return to Texans next season

    Houston Chronicle "Ryan Mallet’s arm was in a sling and he was careful not to draw attention to himself Friday. But the 6-6 quarterback was impossible to miss in the Texans’ locker room and during practice, which featured Mallett shadowing healthy QBs Case Keenum and Thad Lewis as they prepared for a critical home..." December 20

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    Drew Dougherty @DoughertyDrew

    O'Brien: TE Garrett Graham (high ankle sprain) probably not going to play vs. Baltimore.

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    Dale Robertson @sportywineguy

    BOB: @Nukdabomb definitely day to day. Final decision will be made Sunday morning.

  • Andre Johnson passes concussion protocol, will play vs. Ravens

    Houston Chronicle "Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson said Thursday he passed the NFL’s concussion protocol and will play against the Ravens on Sunday at NRG Stadium. “I feel normal,” Johnson said. He missed last Sunday’s 17-10 road loss to the Colts after suffering a concussion during the Texans’ 27-13 win..." December 18

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Bill O'Brien is delaying an official announcement as long as possible but every expectation Case Keenum starts vs. Ravens on Sunday

  • Andre Johnson practices as Texans weigh quarterback options

    Pro Football Talk "The good news for the Texans passing game is that wide receiver Andre Johnson returned to practice on Wednesday after missing last week while recovering from a concussion. With the Ravens shuffling another new cornerback into their injury-depleted corps this week, having Johnson and DeAndre..." December 17

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    Tania Ganguli @taniaganguli

    #Texans make official: Fitz to IR, Ricky Stanzi to practice squad, Keenum to active roster, Travis Labhart to p squad IR.

  • Duane Brown on Case Keenum: ‘It will be good to have him back’

    Houston Chronicle "Your vote is being added to the total. Votes are not reflected in the tallies immediately. • • • Case Keenum, who’s expected to be signed by the end of the day, could also be thrown as the Texans’ emergency starter Sunday against the visiting Ravens. He was with the Texans through the end of..." December 16

  • Andre Johnson On Track To Return From Concussion Against Ravens On Sunday

    Battle Red Blog "The greatest player in Texans' franchise history is likely to play when the Baltimore Ravens come to town in Week 16 of the 2014 season, according to Bill O'Brien. Read on to see exactly what O'Brien had to say about Andre Johnson's availability. After a concussion suffered against the Jaguars..." December 16

  • No Tom Savage this week, leaving Texans scrambling

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans can’t even turn to Plan C this week. After losing Ryan Fitzpatrick and Ryan Mallett to season-ending knee injuries, they won’t even be able to turn to rookie Tom Savage this week. Per John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Texans coach Bill O’Brien told reporters that Savage would..." December 15

  • Case Keenum is returning to the Texans

    MyFOXHouston.com "The Houston Texans will sign quarterback Case Keenum off of the St. Louis Rams practice squad. The Rams waived Keenum in October, and then added him to the team's practice squad. The Texans are in need of at least one quarterback after starter Ryan Fitzpatrick suffered a fractured tibia in..." December 15

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick (leg) carted off

    ESPN.com "Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick suffered a lower leg injury against the Colts and has been ruled out for the remainder of the game. Fitzpatrick suffered the injury after a 2-yard rush on a second-and-6 play early in the second quarter. He was carted off the field with an air cast..." December 14

  • Colts' Cherilus on Texans' Clowney: 'He's screwed'

    Indianapolis Star "No. 1 overall draft pick Jadeveon Clowney of the Houston Texans made his intentions clear before ever playing in an NFL game, warning AFC South foe Andrew Luck to "have his head on a swivel" because the outside linebacker promised to take him to the ground. Clowney, who is battling a serious..." December 13

  • NFL salary cap projected at $138.6 million

    Covers.com "The NFL salary cap is projected to be $138.6 million in 2015, a 4.21 percent increase over this year's $133 million. The projection was revealed to NFL owners at their meeting in Irving, Texas. That number could rise as high as $141 million, two team executives told USA Today. Last year,..." December 11

  • NFL approves new personal conduct policy

    SB Nation "Roger Goodell announced a new personal conduct policy at the NFL owners meetings Wednesday. The new policy will make several changes to how policy violations are handled. For example, accused players are expected to immediately be placed on paid leave after they have been charged. In addition, the..." December 10

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    Adm Schfter @AdamSchefter

    Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney underwent microfracture knee surgery on Monday and is expected to be sidelined nine months, per sources.

  • Kareem Jackson seamlessly returns to Texans’ defense

    Houston Chronicle "Your vote is being added to the total. Votes are not reflected in the tallies immediately. After missing three games because of a sprained medial collateral ligament in his knee, cornerback Kareem Jackson returned to the lineup and didn’t experience any problems. “I felt good,” Jackson said...." December 08

  • Texans have one of those again after their 27-13 victory over the Jaguars

    Battle Red Blog "A winning record! The Texans have one of those again after their 27-13 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Discuss the victory here on Battle Red Blog. The Houston Texans aren't in control of their playoff destiny-- not by a long shot-- but they were in complete control of the Jacksonville..." December 08

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    Brian T. Smith @ChronBrianSmith

    #Texans' O'Brien said Andre Johnson is day-to-day. Will have to pass concussion protocol test to play vs. #Colts. #NFL

  • Andre Johnson tested for concussion

    ESPN.com "Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Jaguars after being evaluated for a concussion. Johnson sustained a helmet-to-helmet hit from Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith in the second quarter. Smith was assessed a personal foul on the play. Johnson's..." December 07

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    Tania Ganguli @taniaganguli

    #Texans inactives: QB Thad Lewis, WR DeVier Posey, CB Andre Hal, S Josh Aubrey, OT Jeff Adams, TE Garrett Graham and Clowney

  • Andre Johnson’s goal: 15 seasons, all in Texans uniform

    Houston Chronicle "Last offseason, veteran wide receiver Andre Johnson wasn’t sure if the Texans were still the team for him. With four regular-season games remaining in the 2014 season, Johnson said Thursday he wants to retire as a Texan. He also outlined the end of his career path for the first time. “I..." December 05

  • Watt acknowledges he has 'no idea' what's going on in offensive huddle

    Fox Sports Southwest "Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt has an unprecedented three offensive touchdowns this season, and five total with his two defensive scores factored in the mix. While Watt is capable of doing many things, knowing what is going on in the huddle on the offensive side of the ball isn't..." December 05

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    Houston Texans @HoustonTexans

    O'Brien update on Clowney: We will place him on IR and he will have surgery on his right knee. #Texans

  • J.J. Watt makes it work on offense

    ESPN.com "In a lot of ways, J.J. Watt is loud. His play is loud and flashy and demands the attention of two, maybe three offensive linemen. He elicits loud cheers from Houston Texans fans -- they chant his name, sometimes "M-V-P" -- and sometimes he yells back. There are times, though, when the..." December 04

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    John McClain @McClain_on_NFL

    Jadeveon Clowney is getting a second opinion on his injured knee from Dr. James Andrews Wednesday.

  • Texans back J.J. Watt for MVP

    SB Nation "The Houston Texans may not even make the postseason, but that doesn't mean they couldn't conceivably have the league's Most Valuable Player on their team. His teammates have noted defensive end J.J. Watt is more deserving of the award than anyone, including Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron..." December 01

  • Bill O'Brien backs Jadeveon Clowney

    ESPN.com "Whatever the external conversation about Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney, his coach wanted one thing understood on Monday. "This guy has worked extremely hard to recover from injuries," Texans coach Bill O'Brien said. "And I want to be real clear about this with him, as it relates to..." December 01

  • Texans’ patchwork secondary getting the job done

    Houston Chronicle "Last week, coach Bill O’Brien said he expected cornerback Kareem Jackson to return at Jacksonville for Week 14. Jackson has been out with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his knee. Cornerback Johnathan Joseph, who had his second interception in two weeks Sunday, left the game with..." December 01

  • Texans rout Titans to get back to .500

    Houston Chronicle "Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, sporting a newly trimmed beard and a new lease on his professional life, threw for 358 yards and a team-record six touchdowns Sunday afternoon to pace the Texans to a 45-21 win over the Tennessee Titans before 71,714 at sun-dappled NRG Stadium. Fitzpatrick,..." December 01

  • Texans RB Arian Foster ready to roll

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Texans running back Arian Foster, who's missed two straight games with a groin injury, is active for the game against the Titans after being listed as probable. Foster has run for 822 yards and seven touchdowns in eight games. " November 30

  • J.J. Watt scores 5th TD of season

    ESPN.com "J.J. Watt did it again. His home crowd showered him with chants of "M-V-P," after a strip sack, fumble recovery and 14-yard return, but the Houston Texans defensive end wasn't finished. Two plays later, Watt did what has become normal for him. He caught a 1-yard touchdown pass from Texans..." November 30

  • Jadeveon Clowney to miss game

    ESPN.com "Texans rookie Jadeveon Clowney will miss Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans after suffering a setback in his knee rehabilitation. "Part of it is just being unlucky," Texans coach Bill O'Brien said. "He's had a year here that's been tough for him as far as injuries go. He had the hernia..." November 29

  • Texans Arian Foster likely to start Sunday

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans got some good news Wednesday when running back Arian Foster was able to practice after missing the last two games with a groin injury. "He looked pretty good," coach Bill O'Brien said. Barring a setback, Foster will start Sunday against Tennessee. In an earlier 30-16 victory over..." November 28

  • Clowney: 'A lot of pain' in knee

    ESPN.com "Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney said his surgically repaired knee is swelling on him and caused him to play with a great deal of pain in Houston's last game. Clowney, who has not practiced yet this week, said he will test his knee before Sunday's game in Houston, but his chances of..." November 28

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    Mark Berman @MarkBermanFox26

    Bill O'Brien says there's a good chance Arian Foster will play against the Titans.

  • Savage 'Not Ready to Play' Texans to Rely on Fitzpatrick, Likely Re-Sign Mallett

    Bleacher Report "The Houston Texans defense is one of the most formidable in the AFC with J.J. Watt at the helm, but their offense continues to struggle. With quarterback Tom Savage "not ready to play," the Texans will likely turn back to Ryan Fitzpatrick for the remainder of the season and re-sign Ryan Mallett to..." November 25

  • Texans Arian Foster could return vs. Titans

    Houston Chronicle "Texans coach Bill O’Brien said Monday that running back Arian Foster could return to action Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. Foster has missed the Texans’ last two games due to a groin injury." November 25

  • After losing Ryan Mallett to injury, Texans intend to sign QB Thaddeus Lewis

    Houston Chronicle "With starting QB Ryan Mallett done for the year due to a torn right pectoral muscle, the Texans are in need of another signal caller. The team intends to sign veteran Thaddeus Lewis to round out a unit that features veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick and rookie Tom Savage. The signing was initially..." November 25

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    With Ryan Mallett out for the season, Texans are signing former Bills QB Thaddeus Lewis, per league source.

  • Texans' Ryan Mallett might have torn right pectoral

    NFL.com "Ryan Mallett's run as Houston's starting quarterback is on hold. The Texans passer might have suffered a torn right pectoral muscle before Sunday's 22-13 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals during warmups, which would end his season, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport was told by a source informed of..." November 24

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    John McClain @McClain_on_NFL

    Just left Texans dressing room and I'm told Mallett is out for rest of season.

  • Jadeveon Clowney admits injury not fully behind him

    Houston Chronicle "Jadeveon Clowney’s rookie season has been a disappointment. The No. 1 overall pick acknowledged Sunday he isn’t playing up to his own expectations and is still testing the limitations of his body while recovering from knee surgery. “Somewhat,” said Clowney, when asked if he’s playing at the..." November 24

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    John McClain @McClain_on_NFL

    With Foster missing so much practice time last week, I'll be surprised if he plays. Everyone I've spoken to expects Blue to play.

  • Foster Misses Practice, Unlikely to Play Against Bengals

    Battle Red Blog "Alfred Blue delivered a strong performance last week in Cleveland with 156 yards on a franchise record 36 carries. Jonathan Grimes backed up Blue with 13 carries for 54 yards rushing. Both of these players may need to tote the rock again if Arian Foster is unable to suit-up for the..." November 22

  • Texans’ Arian Foster day-to-day; Alfred Blue will share carries

    Houston Chronicle "Arian Foster (groin) returned to practice Wednesday and is day-to-day heading into Sunday’s matchup against Cincinnati at NRG Stadium. Asked to elaborate about Foster’s status, coach Bill O’Brien didn’t budge. Foster missed the Texans’ Week 11 road victory against Cleveland. “Day-to-day,”..." November 19

  • Mallett, Watt and Blue star in 23-7 win over Browns

    Battle Red Blog "In a game that the Texans absolutely needed to win to maintain any delusion hope of a playoff berth, Ryan Mallett performed admirably in his first NFL start against the Cleveland Browns. After three full seasons behind Tom Brady in New England, the former Arkansas Razorback went 20/30 for 211..." November 17

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