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  • Texans Release WR Sammie Coates

    Pro Football Rumors "Texans wide receiver Sammie Coates has been released, according to a source who spoke with Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle (on Twitter). came to Houston after being waived by the Browns in March, but he was hardly used in 2018.  Coates’ best season..." December 18

  • DeAndre Hopkins: Hard to run during game-winning drive

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins snatched victory for the Texans on Saturday when he made an acrobatic catch over Jets cornerback Morris Claiborne for a touchdown with 2:15 left in the game. Hopkins wound up getting carried off the field by teammates after the score, but it wasn’t..." December 16

  • Lamar Miller leaves early with injury

    247 Sports "The Houston Texans have lost a key contributor on the offense. Early in the opening drive, Houston was on the move behind a 24-yard scramble by Deshaun Watson and an 18-yard pass to DeAndre Hopkins. This offense was rolling and looked to be headed for the end zone, but a very..." December 16

  • Kicker Ka'imi Fairbairn pivotal to Texans' success

    Houston Chronicle "Texans kicker Ka'imi Fairbairn is emerging as an extremely valuable part of the offense, a study in reliability and necessity. With the red zone offense struggling, going 1 for 4 in the red zone and the offense converting just 1 of 9 third downs, Fairbairn was leaned on heavily..." December 16

  • J.J. Watt: Sam Darnold’s got a great future ahead of him

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets lost again on Saturday and the season will end in two weeks regardless of how they fare in their remaining games. Another losing season is no one’s idea of fun and there’s likely to be some changes around the organization as a result, but it looks like there will..." December 16

  • Lamar Miller’s ankle injury isn’t considered “major”

    Houston Chronicle "Texans veteran running back Lamar Miller injured his right ankle in the first quarter and was unable to stay in the game. Miller limped off the field with trainers. He got checked out on the sideline and went back into the game, but was unable to stay in the game. Texans..." December 16

  • Former Texans QB takes shot at fans and Houston media

    Sportsnaut "Following a thrilling win thanks to a game-winning touchdown catch by DeAndre Hopkins on Saturday, former Houston Texans quarterback T.J. Yates took to Twitter to let loose on Houston’s fan base and the media covering the team. Yates, who played in Houston from 2011-’13,..." December 16

  • Texans must find answer for offense's sack problem

    USA Today "Houston Texans offensive line coach Mike Devlin extended his hand. “Way to keep fighting, bro,” he told left tackle Julie’n Davenport. They bumped fists. The Texans had blown a 13-point lead. They converted just one of nine third-down tries. And if not for..." December 16

  • Texans, Bears attempting to go from worst to first in their divisions

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans can clinch the AFC South and the Bears can clinch the NFC North this weekend. That would complete a worst-to-first transformation for both teams. Houston was tied for last place in its division last year, at 4-12, and Chicago had sole possession of last place in its..." December 15

  • Texans downgrade Keke Coutee to out for Saturday

    Houston Chronicle "Texans rookie wide receiver Keke Coutee was ruled out officially Friday as the team downgraded him from questionable on the injury report. Coutee isn't traveling with the team for a Saturday game against the New York Jets. Coutee has a chronic hamstring injury. He was limited in..." December 14

  • Andre Hal questionable

    Yahoo! Sports "The Texans enter Saturday night’s game against the Jets relatively healthy. They have ruled out nobody and list only three players as questionable. Defensive back Kareem Jackson (knee), cornerback Johnathan Joseph (neck) and defensive end J.J. Watt are off the injury..." December 13

  • Texans Designate CB Kayvon Webster For Return

    Pro Football Rumors "The Texans have designated cornerback Kayvon Webster to return from injured reserve, the club announced today. Webster was placed on IR in early October after suffering his a strained quad. Because he’s already missed eight weeks of action, Webster is..." December 13

  • The Houston Texans should have nearly $70 million in cap space

    247 Sports "Houston general manager Brian Gaine received some good news on Tuesday when the league revealed that the salary cap numbers would be increased before the start of free agency. With an injury-prone roster and dreams of winning the Super Bowl while talented players are still young, the Texans..." December 12

  • DeAndre Hopkins is finally out of the QB wilderness. Now what?

    ESPN "ANDRE JOHNSON REMEMBERS the moment he realized DeAndre Hopkins was different. It was two months before Odell Beckham Jr. made a catch -- the catch -- that would vault him from top draft pick to household name in 2014. That September, Hopkins, then in his second year in the NFL, also made a..." December 11

  • Washington signs Kyle Fuller off Texans’ practice squad

    Houston Chronicle "Washington signed center-guard Kyle Fuller off of the Texans' practice squad, according to a league source not authorized to speak publicly. Washington has been eyeing interior offensive line depth for the future. Fuller is a 6-5, 310-pound former seventh-round draft..." December 11

  • Texans place Brennan Scarlett on IR, sign Roderick Johnson

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans placed linebacker Brennan Scarlett on injured reserve due to an ankle injury. Scarlett had been listed as questionable on the injury report. " December 09

  • Deshaun Watson has full practice Thursday

    Pro Football Talk "Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson completed a full practice Thursday. That was good news given he was limited Wednesday with a right shoulder injury. Watson has overcome a collapsed lung and broken rib this season, not missing a game. Rookie safety Justin Reid..." December 06

  • Texans activate RB D'Onta Foreman from reserve-PUP list

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans activated former University of Texas running back D'Onta Foreman from the reserve-physically unable to perform list, a transaction that should bolster an already strong running game. The Texas City native had until Thursday to be activated or miss the remainder of the..." December 04

  • J.J. Watt will “probably” play against Browns

    Yahoo! Sports "Texans defensive end J.J. Watt made an appearance on Friday’s injury report after a week of limited practices. Watt was listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Browns due to a knee issue that kept him from taking on a full workload during the week. That..." December 02

  • Texans bracing for Browns pass rusher Myles Garrett

    Houston Chronicle "When the Texans' offensive line breaks the huddle Sunday, they'll be tasked with blocking one of the most talented young pass rushers in the NFL. Former Texas A&M star and top overall pick Myles Garrett has thrived in his second NFL season. Garrett has started..." November 30

  • Gregg Williams would pass on DeShaun Watson again at No. 1 in favor of Myles Garrett

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns interim coach Gregg Williams pushed hard for Myles Garrett at No. 1 before the 2017 draft, and would do the same thing all over again despite the success of three quarterbacks the Browns passed on. One of those QBs, DeShaun Watson, leads the Texans against the Browns Sunday in..." November 30

  • Texans list J.J. Watt as questionable

    Pro Football Talk "There hasn’t been any talk this week about defensive end J.J. Watt missing Sunday’s game against the Browns, but the Texans’ final injury report calls his participation less than a sure thing. Watt was a limited participant in practice all three days this week with a..." November 30

  • How long until an NFL quarterback has a 100 percent completion day?

    SB Nation "Before Sunday, no player had ever thrown more than 10 passes in an NFL game and finished with a completion percentage over 95. In Week 12, it happened twice. First, Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers completed 28 of his 29 passes for 259 yards and three touchdowns..." November 28

  • Texans RB D'Onta Foreman not ready yet

    Houston Chronicle "Texans running back D'Onta Foreman isn't ready to be activated yet as he remains on the reserve physically unable to perform list. Foreman remains in the 21-day window to be placed on the active roster. "Better, not all the way back yet," Texans coach Bill..." November 27

  • Texans WR Keke Coutee trending toward playing against Browns

    Houston Chronicle "Although Texans rookie wide receiver Keke Coutee continues to be plagued by recurring hamstring issues, this latest one isn't expected to sideline him Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. The fourth-round draft pick from Texas Tech hurt his leg again against the..." November 27

  • On an 8-Game Win Streak, Are the Houston Texans Ready to Join the NFL's Elite?

    Bleacher Report "The Houston Texans are good. They're leading the AFC South by two games after Monday's 34-17 victory over the rival Tennessee Titans at NRG Stadium. But they've yet to reach the rarified air where the New Orleans Saints, New England..." November 27

  • What’s next for Jadeveon Clowney in 2019?

    SB Nation "Jadeveon Clowney is a good NFL pass rusher. The problem is, he could be better. Clowney came into the league in 2014 accompanied by the breathless hype typically reserved for elite quarterbacks. And, with apologies to Michigan tailback Vincent Smith, it was easy to..." November 26

  • DeAndre Hopkins, J.J. Watt expected to play

    Pro Football Talk "Receiver DeAndre Hopkins‘ shoulder injury kept him limited for Saturday’s practice, but the Texans expect him to play. They did not list him on their status report. Defensive end J.J. Watt (knee) also was limited but will play. Houston added receiver Sammie..." November 25

  • Extension Talks Between Texans, Tyrann Mathieu Likely

    Houston Chronicle "When hard-hitting veteran safety Tyrann Mathieu was looking for a new NFL employer in March after being cut by the Arizona Cardinals following a contract dispute, he had specific job requirements that went beyond money. An emotional leader with a rich backstory of perseverance after..." November 24

  • Texans to wear helmet sticker honoring Bob McNair

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans will have "RCM" decals on their helmets on Monday to honor their owner Bob McNair, who passed away on Friday. The Texans host the Titans at NRG. " November 24

  • Texans owner Bob McNair dies at age 80

    CBS Sports "The Houston Texans announced on Friday evening that the team's owner, founder, and chairman Robert C. (Bob) McNair has passed away. He was 80 years old.  McNair, who founded the cogeneration company Cogen Technologies, was awarded the..." November 23

  • Texans Designate Dylan Cole For IR Return

    Pro Football Rumors "The first Texans IR-recall move will involve backup linebacker Dylan Cole. The team announced the second-year player will be designated to come off IR. Cole dislocated his left wrist in Week 3, and could return for the Texans’ Dec. 2 game at the earliest. Houston has 21..." November 21

  • Tyrann Mathieu feeling good about decision to join Texans

    Houston Chronicle "It's safe to say that veteran safety Tyrann Mathieu and the Texans are both feeling really good about his decision to sign with them this offseason. The former Arizona Cardinals All-Pro selection has emerged as an emotional leader for a first-place squad since signing..." November 20

  • Texans rule out LBs Zach Cunningham, Duke Ejiofor

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans ruled out linebackers Zach Cunningham and Duke Ejiofor, downgrading them from questionable. Cunningham has a sprained medial collateral ligament in his knee. He got hurt against the Miami Dolphins. He practiced this week on a limited basis, but is considered to have a..." November 18

  • J.J. Watt “gutted” about Alex Smith’s injury

    Pro Football Talk "Texans defensive end J.J. Watt didn’t get a sack on the play that broke Alex Smith‘s right fibula and tibia, but he helped clean up Kareem Jackson‘s sack of Smith. Smith’s leg got caught underneath him as Watt rolled over the top of him. Watt paid his respects..." November 18

  • Texans Likely To Tag Jadeveon Clowney

    Pro Football Rumors "The Texans aren’t letting Jadeveon Clowney get away. The team plans to apply the franchise tag to him for 2019, as Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com writes. However, the move may come with some controversy. Clowney will argue that he should be tagged as a..." November 18

  • Jadeveon Clowney's 2019 franchise-tag designation to bring clash between NFL and NFLPA

    CBS Sports "Texans star Jadeveon Clowney is headed to a battle with the team over his 2019 franchise tag designation amount, league sources said, with the sides not expected to come to a long-term agreement before February's window to utilize the tag and a difference of opinion over Clowney's..." November 18

  • Keke Coutee travels with Texans to Washington

    Pro Football Talk "As the Texans make the trip to Washington on Saturday, a key member of the receiving corps will be on the plane. Receiver Keke Coutee (hamstring) has not been downgraded from questionable to out, which means that there’s still a chance he’ll play. Linebackers..." November 17

  • How J.J. Watt regained his mojo, and a new perspective

    Houston Chronicle "Trade him. Cut him. His career is over and it’s time for the Texans to move on. J.J. Watt heard, read and saw it all. And there was a time when there was nothing that the three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year — a Houston hero during Hurricane..." November 16

  • Texans RB D’Onta Foreman (PUP, Achilles) Returning To Practice This Week

    NFL Trade Rumors "Texans HC Bill O’Brien announced Wednesday that RB D’Onta Foreman (PUP, Achilles) will return to practice this week, per Aaron Wilson. This will open up a three-week window of time for Foreman to be added to the Texans’ active roster or he..." November 14

  • D.J. Swearinger says Texans 'bashed my name,' on my revenge radar

    ESPN "The D.J. Swearinger revenge tour already includes wins against former teams Arizona and Tampa Bay this season. Those were warm-up acts for what takes place Sunday: a chance to beat the team the Washington Redskins safety said bashed him like no..." November 14

  • Texans Sign RB Josh Ferguson To PS, Release WR Malachi Dupre

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Houston Texans officially signed RB Josh Ferguson to their practice squad on Monday and released WR Malachi Dupre from their practice squad. Here’s the Texans updated practice squad: OLB Davin Bellamy CB Andre..." November 13

  • Texans DB Kareem Jackson one of Associated Press' most improved players midway through 2018

    USA Today "Houston Texans defensive back Kareem Jackson has come to the rescue for the secondary all throughout 2018. In the advent before training camp, he slid back to safety to cover the void left by Andre Hal, who was battling Hodgkin’s lymphoma. As injuries hit the cornerback group with five..." November 12

  • Texans special teams coach sees growth from Ka'imi Fairbairn

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans' offense has relied heavily on kicker Ka'imi Fairbairn to provide clutch field goals and scoring punch. The former Lou Groza Award winner from UCLA has connected on 19 of 22 field goals, including a game-winning kick against the Denver Broncos. He's also..." November 11

  • Vance Joseph “disappointed” in Demaryius Thomas’ comments

    Pro Football Talk "Vance Joseph doesn’t want to get into a he said/he said with Demaryius Thomas. While taking the high road, the Broncos coach admitted he was “disappointed” with his former receiver’s comments to Orange and Blue AM-760 earlier this week. Thomas..." November 08

  • Texans' Demaryius Thomas critical of John Elway, Broncos' coaches

    Houston Chronicle "Newly acquired Texans wide receiver Demaryius Thomas unloaded Monday in a radio interview during which he was critical of Denver Broncos general manager John Elway, coach Vance Joseph and receivers coach Zach Azzani. Thomas told Orange & Blue radio in Denver that Joseph..." November 06

  • Here's why the NFL and Fortnite are made for each other

    USA Today "I love football and I love Fortnite. Put them together, and it's heaven. On Monday, the NFL and Epic Games announced a partnership that will make gear – known as skins – for all 32 teams available as part of the wildly popular game's Battle..." November 05

  • D’Onta Foreman To Return To Practice

    Pro Football Rumors "Texans RB D’Onta Foreman is expected to return to practice this week, per Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (via Twitter). Foreman has been on the PUP list since the spring as he continues to battle back from a torn Achilles that prematurely ended his rookie campaign last..." November 04

  • Royce Freeman, Johnathan Joseph inactive

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos won’t have rookie running back Royce Freeman against the Texans. They listed him among their inactives with a high-ankle sprain. Phillip Lindsay will start for the second time this season. Lindsay gained 112 yards from scrimmage and scored a touchdown last..." November 04

  • Khalil Mack, Jadeveon Clowney Among Rams' Targets Before Dante Fowler Jr. Trade

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Rams were hoping to add at least one more star to their defensive line prior to acquiring Dante Fowler Jr. at the trade deadline.  Per ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Rams made "multiple inquiries" to the Houston Texans about Jadeveon Clowney in the..." November 04