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  • Amazon, Disney in play for Sunday Ticket

    Pro Football Talk "Before the next wave of TV deals will be negotiated, the NFL will surely be doing its biggest deal yet in the environment where much of what used to be viewed on TV is now being consumed. Via NBCNews.com, the NFL could move its out-of-market streaming rights to Amazon or Disney...." April 22

  • Texans GM On Jadeveon Clowney Negotiations: “It’s A Process”

    HoustonTexans.com "The Houston Texans and Jadeveon Clowney continue to work on a long-term contract with the nine-week offseason workout program underway. On March 4, the team placed the non-exclusive franchise designation on the defensive end/outside linebacker. “That’s the spirit of the..." April 20

  • Amina Blue Explains Why She Isn’t Allowed to Speak DeAndre Hopkins Name After Having His Baby

    Black Sports Online "It was reported a few months ago IG model Amina Blue was having DeAndre Hopkins baby. She confirmed it herself, but she didn’t want to speak in depth about it. She did mention that she is single and now that she had the baby her DMs are open. According to Sports Gossip, she..." April 20

  • Texans WR Will Fuller is expected to be ready for Week 1

    Clutch Points "Houston Texans wide receiver Will Fuller has spent the offseason nursing a devastating knee injury. Fortunately, he appears to be on track to make his return for the 2019 NFL season. Fuller suffered a torn ACL during Week 8 of the 2018 NFL season. According to Deepi Sidhu of the..." April 19

  • Texans must consider Stanford running back Bryce Love

    Pro Football Talk "Lamar Miller and D’onta Foreman are the No. 1 and No. 2 running backs for the Houston Texans. General manager Brian Gaine is most likely going to select a running back in this year’s draft. The real question is what running backs should Gaine and Texans be looking..." April 19

  • Texans GM Brian Gaine on D'Onta Foreman: 'He came back in good shape'

    Houston Chronicle "Perhaps no Texans player was under more scrutiny this offseason than running back D'Onta Foreman following a disappointing, injury-plagued year. The Texas City native has worked diligently this offseason to get in better shape and reported for the conditioning program down to a..." April 19

  • NFLPA president: Voluntary means voluntary

    Pro Football Talk "Jaguars executive V.P. of football operations Tom Coughlin say that all players should be present for voluntary offseason workouts. The president of the NFL Players Association says that voluntary doesn’t mean what Coughlin apparently thinks it means. “Our CBA..." April 18

  • Texans Still Planning To Sign Jadeveon Clowney To Long-Term Deal

    NFL Trade Rumors "On Thursday, Texans GM Brain Gaine said that they still plan to sign franchise OLB Jadeveon Clowney to a long-term extension.  “Yes,” Gaine said when asked if the Texans still want to sign Clowney to a new deal, via Aaron Wilson of the..." April 18

  • Texans expect Will Fuller back for season opener against Saints

    Houston Chronicle "When the Texans open the regular season against the New Orleans Saints, they expect speedy wide receiver Will Fuller to be on the field running routes. Fuller is rehabbing from a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered last season against the Miami..." April 18

  • NFL 2019 schedule release: Browns get 4 prime-time slots

    The Score "The NFL released its 2019 schedule on Wednesday and the 17-week slate features a number of juicy matchups. The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers kick things off Thursday, Sept. 5 and the New England Patriots open their title defense against..." April 18

  • Texans K Ka’imi Fairbairn Signs RFA Tender

    Pro Football Rumors "Texans kicker Ka’imi Fairbairn has signed his second-round restricted free agent tender, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle (Twitter link). Defensive tackle Brandon Dunn and linebacker Brennan Scarlett, each of whom was tendered at the original..." April 18

  • Montez Sweat visited Raiders, Texans this week

    Pro Football Talk "The Raiders have spent time with several pass rushing prospects in the weeks leading up to the draft and they added Montez Sweat to that list this week. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Sweat met with the team before moving on to a Wednesday visit with the Texans. Wednesday is..." April 17

  • Quarterback market has exploded in less than two years

    Pro Football Talk "From 2013 through 2016, the quarterback market stagnated. From 2017 through now, the quarterback market has exploded. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers enjoyed an extended stretch as the highest-paid player in the NFL, with a new-money average of $22 million per year, until..." April 16

  • Texans coach Bill O’Brien doesn’t believe Deshaun Watson ‘has a ceiling’

    Clutch Points "Watson was able to follow up on his phenomenal rookie campaign with another stellar outing in the 2018 NFL season. O’Brien said during an appearance on The Adam Schefter Podcast that the sky’s the limit for him. “I don’t think [Watson] has a..." April 16

  • J.J. Watt doesn't want to retire 'anytime soon'

    Sportsnaut "It wasn’t that long ago that Houston Texans superstar J.J. Watt was openly discussing the possibility he’d leave the game earlier than many people expected. Things have certainly changed. Following two injury-filled seasons he was a dominant force once more in..." April 16

  • Texans get their restricted free agents under contract

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans tendered three of their players as restricted free agents this offseason and all three signed their tenders on the first day of the team’s offseason program. The NFL’s daily transaction report brings word that defensive tackle Brandon Dunn, kicker Ka'imi..." April 15

  • Report: Jadeveon Clowney to skip OTAs as 'no deal in sight' with Texans

    Sportsnaut "The Houston Texans will be without star outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney for the foreseeable future as he and the team continue to remain far apart on a contract. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, Clowney will remain away from the team during..." April 15

  • NFL free agency: Who are best remaining players on open market? Ndamukong Suh, Jay Ajayi, more

    Newark Star-Ledger "Less than two weeks before the 2019 NFL Draft, several notable namesremain on the free agent market. Star players like defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, running back Jay Ajayi, defensive end Ezekiel Ansah and wide receiver Michael Crabtree headline a free-agent market..." April 15

  • When will the NFL schedule be released for 2019?

    Sporting News "The NFL schedule for 2019 will be released soon. Though the NFL's exact schedule release date has fluctuated in recent years, we know one thing — the league prefers to release its schedule a week before the draft, which in 2019 begins April 25. The NFL has not yet announced..." April 15

  • A.J. Brown works out for Texans

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans took a look at one of the top wide receivers in this year’s draft class on Friday. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that the Texans held a private workout for former Ole Miss wideout A.J. Brown. " April 13

  • NFL Rumors: Patriots Host Demaryius Thomas, T.J. Yeldon On Free Agent Visits

    NESN "Two notable veterans made appearances at Gillette Stadium on Wednesday. Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas and running back T.J. Yeldon both traveled to the New England Patriots’ facility for free agent visits, according to a report from ESPN’s Field Yates. The..." April 10

  • NFL releases 65-game 2019 preseason schedule

    NFL.com "The NFL on Tuesday announced the 2019 preseason schedule, which features eight matchups on prime-time television. Preseason action kicks off with the nationally televised Hall of Fame Game between the Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons on Aug. 1, in..." April 09

  • Texans' Justin Reid on Antonio Brown: 'I Can't Wait to Smash This Dude'

    Bleacher Report "Antonio Brown's ex-Pittsburgh Steelers teammates won't get a chance to play him in 2019. It appears, however, they've found a friend in Houston Texans safety Justin Reid. The second-year defensive back responded to Brown's critical tweet of JuJu Smith-Schuster on..." April 08

  • Texans hopeful Will Fuller can return for training camp

    Pro Football Talk "Texans coach Bill O’Brien repeatedly has said Will Fuller is “on the right track” in his rehab from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. O’Brien has never offered a timetable but said on Adam Schefter’s podcast the receiver has a chance to..." April 04

  • Andre Hal: You have to love the game to play at high level

    Houston Chronicle "Andre Hal is at peace as he walks away from the Texans, retiring from the NFL with his health and dignity intact. Hal surprised the Texans on Tuesday when he informed coach Bill O'Brien, general manager Brian Gaine and defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel individually at..." April 03

  • Texans safety Andre Hal retiring, says it's not health-related

    Houston Chronicle "A survivor of lymphoma who made an inspirational comeback last season, Texans veteran safety Andre Hal has retired from the NFL. It was a surprise that Hal is walking away from the NFL. In his announcement, Hal emphasized that his decision isn't related to his health...." April 02

  • Is the NFL in danger of making its games too long?

    SB Nation "For the first time in NFL history, coaches will have the chance to challenge penalties. Not all of them — just pass interference calls and non-calls — and, for now, it’ll only be for the 2019 season. Still, it’s relatively uncharted territory for a..." April 01

  • No movement in efforts to persuade NFLPA to agree to loan players to AAF, XFL

    Clutch Points "Because the NFL — and more specifically the NFLPA — has yet to truly engage with the Alliance of American Football, the final two games of the AAF’s Week 8 slate could be the league’s last outings, according to a weekend report from Mike Florio of NBC..." April 01

  • McNair family adjusts to ownership role after death of Texans founder Bob McNair

    Clutch Points "The death of Bob McNair — like the deaths of Paul Allen and Tom Benson — has created a new reality in NFL ownership circles. Women in football have become a huge headline this offseason. The Houston Texans, like Allen’s Seattle Seahawks and Benson’s New Orleans Saints..." March 31

  • Tackle Jordan Mills remains on Texans' radar

    Houston Chronicle "Since former Buffalo Bills starting offensive tackle Jordan Mills visited the Texans, the AFC South franchise signed former Carolina Panthers and Minnesota Vikings offensive tackle Matt Kalil to a one-year, $7.5 million contract. That didn't end their interest in..." March 29

  • Expect The Emergence Of Keke Coutee

    Battle Red Blog "The Houston Texans are shallow at several positions. Most of all, the offensive line and cornerbacks are thinner than flatbread pizza. One position that they will not have to worry about is wide receiver. Nobody needs an explanation on DeAndre Hopkins. We..." March 28

  • Titans say no way to Texans wearing Oilers throwbacks

    paulkuharsky.com "J.J. Watt has a uniform dream he knows will not come true. But as a fan of the game who’s studied his home city’s NFL “Luv Ya Blue” era, he dreams of wearing Oilers’ throwbacks just once. I recently saw a tweet I thought was semi-recent, so I brought it..." March 28

  • How NFL owners trip over themselves despite wealth, power

    USA Today "The billionaire overlords of the NFL arrived here by plane and luxury car this week to gather at a posh landmark resort that’s hosted 13 U.S. presidents as guests since 1932. This was their big annual meeting, a summit for team owners and league executives, all of them well..." March 28

  • Jadeveon Clowney, Texans negotiations will be ‘interesting’

    Houston Chronicle "When the Texans report for their offseason program April 15, outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney is not expected to participate. Nobody will be surprised if the Texans don’t see Clowney until the regular season begins in September when players get the first of their 17..." March 27

  • Demaryius Thomas Pleads Guilty To Careless Driving Charge From February

    Hot New Hip Hop "Thomas will be on probation for a year. Back on February 16th, NFL star wide receiver Demaryius Thomas was driving in a car that ended up crashing violently in Colorado. Witnesses at the scene said that Thomas was lucky to be alive. According to TMZ Sports, Thomas was driving 70..." March 27

  • NFL, NFLPA To Begin CBA Talks In April

    Pro Football Rumors "Two more seasons remain on the 2011 CBA, and the NFL and NFLPA will begin an effort to hammer out a new agreement as early as this offseason. The sides will begin talks in a few weeks, with John Mara informing ESPN.com’s Dan Graziano the league and the union are..." March 27

  • Roger Goodell on Robert Kraft punishment: “After we get all the facts”

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots owner Robert Kraft kept a low profile at this week’s NFL owners meetings, and the NFL leaned back on previous statements when asked about his status following his solicitation of prostitution charges. Commissioner Roger Goodell said at the conclusion of this..." March 27

  • Blindside blocks outlawed by NFL after owners' vote

    USA Today "In an attempt to increase player safety, the NFL announced that its ownership voted to eliminate blindside blocks, starting in the 2019 season. According to language in a video posted to the Twitter account of the NFL Football Operations staff, a blindside block “is a foul if a..." March 26

  • NFL Head Coaches Annual Photo Shows An Extreme Lack of Diversity

    Total Pro Sports "On Monday, the National Football League held their annual photo-shoot for all 32 head coaches in the league. On this day, every single team was represented aside from Pete Carroll, Sean McVay, Sean Payton, Bruce Arians, Mike Tomlin and Adam Gase who seemed to have something else..." March 26

  • Teams that must ace the 2019 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "Every team wants to ace the 2019 NFL Draft, but looking around the league it’s clear there are some teams that need to make it happen more than others. Whether it’s the last attempt of a regime before being fired, or whether we’re talking about a team that is on the..." March 24

  • Roger Goodell, NFL Are Strongly Contemplating Ending DirectTV's Sunday Ticket

    Total Pro Sports "There is no doubt that the National Football League is king when it comes to popular sports in the United States, but for many avid fans around the country, it meant having to sign up with DirecTV’s Sunday Ticket in order to watch all games across the league on Sunday. With that..." March 22

  • Texans sign LT Matt Kalil to 1-year contract

    Houston Chronicle "Former Carolina offensive tackle Matt Kalil has signed a one-year contract with the Texans. Kalil, 29, is a left tackle who missed last season with a knee injury and was released by the Panthers last week. Kalil, 6-7, 315, is the sixth free agent the Texans have signed and..." March 22

  • Report: Support growing for limited expansion of NFL's replay system

    The Score "Days away from the NFL's annual meeting, there is growing support on the league's competition committee for making pass interference and limited personal fouls reviewable, sources told Mark Maske of the Washington Post. That support for expanding replay is reportedly..." March 21

  • Texans re-sign QB Joe Webb to $1 million deal

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans have re-signed veteran quarterback Joe Webb. Webb was signed to a one-year, $1 million contract, according to a league source not authorized to speak publicly. Webb operated as the third quarterback for the Texans last season and as a key contributor on..." March 21

  • New backup QB A.J. McCarron joins Texans on $3 million deal

    Houston Chronicle "Former Oakland Raiders quarterback A.J. McCarron has signed a one-year, $3 million contract as the new backup to Pro Bowl quarterback Deshaun Watson. Veteran quarterback Brandon Weeden backed up Watson last year. Weeden and Joe Webb, the third quarterback on the..." March 20

  • Texans sign tight end Darren Fells

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans signed former Cleveland Browns veteran tight end Darren Fells to a one-year contract Monday, according to a league source not authorized to speak publicly. Fells visited the Texans on Monday. Fells, 32, played in every game for the Browns last season and caught 11..." March 18

  • Texans To Meet With A.J. McCarron

    Pro Football Rumors "The Texans are keeping themselves busy in the second week of free agency. On Monday, the Texans will meet with quarterback A.J. McCarron, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter).  Furthermore, the Texans have some interest in former Raiders..." March 18

  • Ex-Bills tackle Jordan Mills visiting Texans

    Houston Chronicle "Former Buffalo Bills offensive tackle Jordan Mills is visiting the Texans on Monday, according to a league source not authorized to speak pubicly. Mills is a former Chicago Bears fifth-round draft pick from Louisiana Tech. He started as a rookie before breaking his foot and..." March 18

  • Texans bring in ex-Browns TE Darren Fells for a visit

    Houston Chronicle "2of5CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 25: Darren Fells #88 of the Cleveland Browns makes a touchdown reception in the back of the end zone against the Cincinnati Bengals during the game at Paul Brown Stadium on November 25, 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cleveland won 35-20. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty..." March 18

  • Kentrell Brice drawing interest from Texans, Colts, Bucs

    Pro Football Talk "Safety Kentrell Brice is drawing interest from several teams. He has visited the Texans and Colts and is headed to the Buccaneers for a Monday visit, Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports. The Packers opted not to tender Brice, even though he started 10 games last season. That..." March 17