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  • Colts Letting Exec Leave for Promotion Proves Patriots Are a Joke

    12 Up "While it was tough to see a respected personnel man go, Indianapolis Colts GM Chris Ballard allowed VP of player personnel Rex Hogan to bolt in favor of an assistant GM job with the New York Jets. While the Colts lost an important voice in the room, Ballard did the classy thing of letting Hogan..." June 19

  • NFL rumors: Is DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket heading to streaming service? Amazon, ESPN, DAZN in the mix?

    Newark Star-Ledger "There could be some major changes coming with the NFL’s extremely popular Sunday Ticket package with DirecTV. It could be heading to streaming, per Awful Announcing, with some candidates to take it on..." June 19

  • Four Former NFL Stars We Actually Wish Were Coming Out of Retirement

    12 Up "Brett Favre sent shockwaves throughout the football world on Tuesday, as a post from his official Instagram account revealed that the Hall of Fame quarterback would return for the 2020 season. Well, that wasn't the case, as the post was subsequently deleted, with..." June 19

  • Nick Caserio wants to leave Patriots, join Texans

    The Score "The Houston Texans are no longer pursuing Nick Caserio for their general manager vacancy, but the New England Patriots' director of player personnel could still be destined for the AFC South team. Caserio wants out of New England and remains interested in joining the Texans as..." June 17

  • Every NFL Team's Biggest Red Flag Heading into 2019 Season

    Bleacher Report "With the 2019 NFL draft and the bulk of free agency now in the past, the time for plugging major holes has passed. There are still some quality free agents floating around—and the trade market is still open—but most of the big moves that will be made this offseason have..." June 17

  • Which NFL team can finally win its first Super Bowl this season?

    SB Nation "2019 is the year of the first-timer. The St. Louis Blues won their first Stanley Cup. The Toronto Raptors won their first NBA title. And, not long after the NFL’s regular season comes to an end, the Cleveland Browns will win their first Super Bowl. Or..." June 17

  • Texans CBs Bradley Roby, Lonnie Johnson Jr. Dealing With Injuries

    Pro Football Rumors "The Texans are still looking for a GM, they have no clarity on the Jadeveon Clowney situation, and they have some worrisome injury news concerning their cornerbacks. Per Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, new CBs Bradley Roby and Lonnie Johnson Jr. are both dealing with..." June 16

  • The Texans Really Bungled Their GM Situation

    The Big Lead "In one of the more unusual stories of the NFL offseason, theNew England Patriots filed tampering charges against the Houston Texans earlier this week after Houston attempted to steal away Nick Caserio, New England’s director of player personnel, to fill their vacant general manager..." June 15

  • Why aren’t the Texans hiring a G.M.?

    Pro Football Talk "Of the many bizarre twists and turns the Texans have taken over the past eight days, perhaps the most bizarre is this: The team won’t have a General Manager in 2019. So, basically, Brian Gaine was fired (and will be paid), and no one will take his place. The end result..." June 15

  • The Texans are really bad at trying to be the Patriots

    SB Nation "Everyone knows that the New England Patriots have been the epitome of greatness in the NFL over the past 20 years. Nine Super Bowl appearances, six Super Bowl wins, 16 division titles — every team would love to be able to replicate New England’s..." June 14

  • Report: Texans will not hire a G.M.

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans’ General Manager’s office will remain vacant. After trying and failing to lure Nick Caserio from New England, the Texans have decided not to hire anyone at all, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Instead, head coach Bill O’Brien will team up with Executive..." June 14

  • Texans give up Nick Caserio pursuit; Patriots drop tampering charge

    Larry Brown Sports "The Houston Texans and New England Patriots seem to have settled the Nick Caserio matter in an outcome that will not be too satisfying for Houston. The Texans are dropping their pursuit of Caserio for their GM vacancy, while the Patriots have dropped their tampering charge against..." June 14

  • Patriots, Texans Could Ultimately Agree To Deal For Nick Caserio?

    Pro Football Rumors "The Patriots on Wednesday filed tampering charges against the Texans, who are pursuing New England director of player personnel Nick Caserio for their open general manager position. Speculation arose that the Patriots could accept draft pick compensation in..." June 13

  • Texans not backing off pursuit of Patriots' Nick Caserio despite tampering charge

    Yardbarker "The Houston Texans are trying to hire New England Patriots Director of Player Personnel Nick Caserio to be their next general manager, and they are not going to be intimidated by their AFC rival filing tampering charges. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the Texans are..." June 13

  • Bill O’Brien thinks Deshaun Watson has improved perfectly this offseason

    Clutch Points "Houston Texans had much to improve on following a disappointing end to the 2018 NFL season. Fortunately, head coach Bill O’Brien is pleased with quarterback Deshaun Watson’s improvement this offseason. Despite their struggles, the Texans still have high expectations going..." June 13

  • Ex-Texans GM Brian Gaine Accused of Targeting, Firing African American Employees

    Bleacher Report "Former Houston Texans security coordinator Jeff Pope filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging Brian Gaine, the team's general manager until he was dismissed last week, "targeted" African Americans when firing employees during his..." June 13

  • Texans QB Deshaun Watson says he’s improved decision-making

    Clutch Points "Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans had an undeniably successful season in 2019, but it ended in very disappointing fashion. The Texans won the AFC South but got blown out at home in the first round of the playoffs by their division rival Indianapolis Colts. Watson..." June 12

  • Patriots Accuse Texans Of Tampering

    NFL.com "Houston's search for a new general manager has hit a legal snag. The New England Patriots have filed tampering charges against the Texans related to their attempted GM hire of Pats director of player personnel Nick Caserio, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. ESPN..." June 12

  • 5 NFL players who might FINALLY break out in their 4th season

    SB Nation "This week, we’re looking back at the 2016 NFL Draft. You can also check out our rankings of the top 10 players and the 15 quarterbacks who were drafted that year. The 2016 NFL Draft has produced a lot of stars. That class gave the NFL three..." June 12

  • Texans DE J.J. Watt not worrying about injuries this year

    Clutch Points "JJ Watt still believes he has a lot of football left in him. Watt’s belief dates back to last year, when he had to do some soul searching after injuries robbed the now 30-year old of his past two seasons. After dominating the NFL for his first five seasons, he missed..." June 12

  • Deshaun Watson Says Texans Firing GM Brian Gaine 'Caught Him off Guard'

    12 Up "The Houston Texans recent firing of general manager Brian Gaine after just one season, in which they made the playoffs, seemed to come out of left field. It caught just about every pundit, analyst, and fan by surprise. Texans players have been chiming in on the decision, and..." June 11

  • Bill O'Brien punts on discussing Texans GM firing

    NFL.com "Bill O'Brien got in some punting practice at the podium Tuesday afternoon. The Houston Texans coach repeatedly declined to comment on the firing of general manager Brian Gaine over the weekend after just 17 months on the job. Despite multiple overtures, O'Brien deferred to the..." June 11

  • Here's the hefty fine an NFL player can be hit with for skipping mandatory minicamp

    CBS Sports "Most NFL players don't get paid during the offseason, but they can definitely be fined, and several players around the league are going to find that out the hard way this week.  After two months of offseason training activities (OTAs), most teams around the NFLare..." June 11

  • Texans Wasting Deshaun Watson's Potential While They Play Their Game of Thrones

    Bleacher Report "Deshaun Watson should be a superstar by now. Watson led the Texans to the playoffs last year. He threw for 4,165 yards and rushed for 551 more. He's electrifying to watch. He gets to throw to DeAndre Hopkins, arguably the best receiver in the NFL. All..." June 11

  • Texans' DeAndre Hopkins recuperating from brutal season

    Houston Chronicle "Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins said Saturday he played with more pain last season than any time in his six-year career. Despite playing with a nagging foot injury and suffering a serious shoulder injury in the playoff loss to Indianapolis, Hopkins caught 115 passes for 1,572 yards..." June 10

  • Jadeveon Clowney to skip Texans mandatory minicamp, per report

    Sportsnaut "The contract impasse between Jadeveon Clowney and the Houston Texans continues to linger, and now the star pass rusher will reportedly skip mandatory minicamp. The Texans used the franchise tag to keep Clowney from hitting free agency earlier this offseason. However,..." June 10

  • Each NFL team’s backup quarterback right now, ranked by tier

    SB Nation "Quarterback is the most important position in the NFL. So what happens when the centerpiece of one team’s offense gets carted off to the locker room and relinquishes his claim at the top of the depth chart? Then it’s time for Plan B — and for some teams, that’s..." June 10

  • New England Patriots Nick Caserio Favorite for Texans GM Vacancy

    Football Maven "New England Patriots Nick Caserio Favorite to land Houston Texans General Manager Vacancy. The Houston Texans are moving into full speed ahead in the general manager search and just two days after parting ways with general manager Brian Gaine. The Texans are now working to land New..." June 10

  • Texans To Interview Former Lions GM Martin Mayhew

    Pro Football Rumors "Just minutes after our latest update on the Texans’ GM search, we have another one. Former Lions GM Martin Mayhew is in Houston to interview with the Texans, sources told Peter Schrager of Foxsports.com (Twitter link). Mayhew is the second known candidate to get an interview,..." June 09

  • McClain: Texans will hire a GM that gets Bill O’Brien’s OK

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans are still picking up the pieces from Friday’s firing of general manager Brian Gaine, and fans are asking about the fallout and where the team goes after the surprising and controversial decision by chairman Cal McNair. Something that must be kept in mind: Even though..." June 09

  • “Many” candidates under consideration for Texans G.M. job

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans abruptly fired G.M. Brian Gaine on Friday. They’ll apparently cast a broad net when it comes to replacing him. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that there will be “many” candidates for the job. McClain lists as “possible” persons..." June 09

  • Before hiring Brian Gaine, Texans tried to interview multiple other candidates

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans’ abrupt decision to fire General Manager Brian Gaine this afternoon came as a surprise, and firing him after only one season raises the question of whether ownership was ever completely committed to Gaine. Adding to those questions is that the Texans hired Gaine last..." June 08

  • Texans to interview Ray Farmer for G.M. job

    Bleacher Report "The Houston Texans are interviewing ex-Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer for their open GM job. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported the news Saturday, which comes a day after the Texans fired general manager Brian Gaine following his year-and-a-half on the..." June 08

  • DeAndre Hopkins Tore Shoulder Ligament ‘Completely Off The Bone’ During Playoffs

    Total Pro Sports "When it comes to top wide receivers in the National Football League, you wouldn’t name too many players that are ahead of DeAndre Hopkins, who has shown to get it done no matter what quarterback is throwing him the ball. The Houston Texans star wide-out is not only a beast..." June 08

  • Texans will pursue Patriots’ Nick Caserio for GM job

    NBC Sports Boston "Is a Bill O'Brien-Nick Caserio reunion in the works? After parting ways with general manager Brian Gaine on Friday, the Texans will pursue the Patriots' director of player personnel to take his place per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. That is, of course, if the..." June 08

  • Brian Gaine’s strained relationship with Bill O’Brien a factor in his firing

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans, an organization that takes pride in its front-office stability, rocked the NFL on Friday when the franchise fired general manager Brian Gaine after just 17 months. Chris Olsen, senior vice president of football administration who negotiates contracts and oversees the..." June 08

  • Texans fire GM Brian Gaine

    The Score "The Houston Texans have fired general manager Brian Gaine, the club announced on Friday. Gaine held the post for only one season, and four campaigns were left on his contract. "After a thorough evaluation of our football operations, we have decided to relieve Brian..." June 07

  • NFL can cut the preseason, but hasn’t

    Pro Football Talk "Phil Simms may be right; players may want to play 18 regular-season games (and to earn the money that goes along with that). But the NFL has yet to assume that’s the case. In the pre-2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement, the NFL had the ability to add up to two..." June 06

  • Predicting Which NFL Players Will Earn Big Paydays Out of Prove-It Deals in 2019

    Bleacher Report "When NFL players show promise but have yet to experience sustained success or remain healthy, they often sign one-year "prove-it" deals. Such players typically have to prove they can put together one more strong, healthy season before they earn a lucrative long-term NFL..." June 06

  • Texans Sign Third-Round TE Kahale Warring, Wrap Up Draft Class

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Aaron Wilson, the Houston Texans have signed third-round TE Kahale Warring to a four-year rookie contract. The Texans have now signed all of their seven draft picks.   Warring, 22, was the No. 86 overall pick by the Texans out of San..." June 05

  • Someone Hacked DeAndre Hopkins' Instagram Account and Posted a Bunch of Scandalous Model Photos

    12 Up "With the NFL season a little over three months away, Houston Texans fans are probably checking DeAndre Hopkins' social media accounts left and right to get pumped for the new campaign. But, if you head to the star wide receiver's Instagram page, you're not going..." June 05

  • Texans RB D'Onta Foreman 'Light-Years' Ahead in 2017 Achilles Injury Recovery

    Bleacher Report "Houston Texans running back D'Onta Foreman could be in line for a breakout year after missing most of the 2018 NFL season while recovering from a torn Achilles suffered in November 2017. On Tuesday, Texans running backs coach Danny Barrett said Foreman..." June 05

  • Should NFL players be frowned upon for skipping voluntary offseason workouts?

    CBS Sports "Outside of Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell and Odell Beckham Jr. are arguably the two biggest names to change NFL teams this offseason, and yet both are just now showing up to their respective spring programs after forgoing voluntary workouts with their new..." June 04

  • 8 NFL players looking for payback against their former teams this season

    SB Nation "There are few things more satisfying than showing up people who don’t believe in your true potential. Everyone can relate to that feeling, but it really manifests itself in the NFL. The amount of transactions and roster shuffling leaves the league ripe with players looking to prove why..." June 04

  • NFL wants an 18-game regular season. Here's what players should ask for in return.

    Yardbarker "Since the dawn of the Roger Goodell era in 2006, expanding the NFL regular season to 18 games has been the white whale for the league’s ownership and commissioner. The matter has come up for debate every so often in the years since, but it’s when labor contracts are set to..." June 04

  • NFL free agency: Who are best remaining players on open market?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Several notable free agents remain on the open market with organized team activities (OTAs) under way around the NFL. Teams with needs at defensive end, defensive tackle, safety and running back still have plenty of options in free agency. Players like Andre..." June 04

  • NFL shouldn’t try to objectively define “Hail Mary” for replay purposes

    Pro Football Talk "The tangled web that Rich McKay is weaving when it comes to the decision to make pass interference generally subject to replay review but not subject to replay review in specific situations inadvertently has exposed that the NFL uses rules not on the books when officiating “Hail..." June 03

  • Jordan Thomas has the look of Texans’ starting TE

    Houston Chronicle "Extending his fingertips and stretching his body to create an opening for quarterback Deshaun Watson, Texans tight end Jordan Thomas beat veteran safety Tashaun Gipson. Thomas’ acrobatic catch happened while being covered by a safety regarded as among the most adept..." June 01

  • Who should REALLY be the 2019 NFL MVP favorite?

    SB Nation "What we all love about the NFL is there’s always something to talk about, no matter the time of the season. It should be a dead period of news, but we have 2021 CBA negotiation discussion and now, NFL MVP talk thanks to Louis Riddick. Earlier this week, Riddick..." May 30

  • D’Onta Foreman: “Coming with something to prove”

    Pro Football Talk "Texans running back D'Onta Foreman was a year out from a torn Achilles, but he never got much of a chance to prove it last year. This year, he seems to think things will be very different. Via Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans running back said he was..." May 29