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Houston Texans Vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Week Eleven Preview
November 18th, 2012 at 8:55 AM
In a matchup of polar opposite teams, the Houston Texans will host the Jacksonville Jaguars on Blue Steel Sunday today at Reliant Stadium. It’s been a two very different seasons for the Texans and Jags. Houston is tied for the league’s best record at 8-1, while the Jaguars are tied...

Houston Texans Midseason Report: Second Half Preview
November 7th, 2012 at 11:35 AM
With the Houston Texans currently at 7-1, the team will travel to Chicago Sunday night to take on the Bears to begin the second half of their season. The first eight games couldn’t have gone much better for the Texans as the team sits alone atop the AFC standings and...

Houston Texans, Peyton Manning Renew Rivalry This Sunday
September 19th, 2012 at 7:24 AM
***PHOTO1*** He may have traded the blue and white for blue and orange, but if the first two weeks are any indication, Peyton Manning is still Peyton Manning. Despite his three first quarter interceptions Monday night against the Atlanta Falcons, Manning has thus far been everything the Denver Broncos could...

Texans101.com’s 2012 AFC South Season Preview
September 8th, 2012 at 3:14 PM
With the 2012 NFL season officially kicking off tomorrow, it’s time for Texans101.com to preview the AFC South. As I wrote in Wednesday’s full NFL preview, I believe the AFC South is the worst division in football from top to bottom. The South is largely a division in transition, with...

Are Expectations Too High for the Houston Texans?
September 4th, 2012 at 8:12 AM
At the start of every NFL season, experts, talking heads, and fans alike all make predictions about division winners, MVPs, and eventual Super Bowl champs. Each year, there are always one or two teams that become trendy picks, everybody’s new favorite team or sleeper team that most believe have serious...

Could the AFC South Be Better than Expected?
August 24th, 2012 at 9:57 AM
I hate the preseason. I hate “what-if” scenarios. But for the sake of discussion, could the AFC South actually better than the widely held public perception that it’s one of, if not the worst, division in football? Through three weeks of the preseason, the Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Tennessee Titans,...

Houston Texans 2012 Schedule Breakdown: Fourth Quarter
June 25th, 2012 at 10:34 AM
Up to this point, Texans 101 has weighed in on the first twelve games of the Houston Texans’ upcoming season. Through analysis and prediction, the Texans sit at 9-3 with four games remaining on the schedule. Heading into the fourth quarter of their schedule, the Texans will be finishing up...

Houston Texans 2012 Schedule Breakdown: Third Quarter
June 24th, 2012 at 11:34 AM
Thus far, Texans 101 has analyzed the first half of the Houston Texans upcoming schedule for the 2012 season. Through eight games, we see the Texans at 7-1, their lone loss coming at home to the Green Bay Packers while taking down the Baltimore Ravens, Denver Broncos, and New York...

Houston Texans 2012 Schedule Breakdown: First Quarter
June 22nd, 2012 at 10:15 AM
***PHOTO1*** Over the next four days, Texans101.com will be taking an in-depth look at the Houston Texans schedule for the upcoming 2012 NFL season. Giving a game-by-game analysis should help to better figure out what to expect from the Texans this year. The breakdown will be split into four quarters,...

Houston Texans Fans are Optimistically Objective
June 16th, 2012 at 3:28 PM
Earlier this week, an article posted by Bleacher Reports’ AFC South blogger Nate Dunleavy entitled “AFC South Blind Side: What Houston Texans Fans Wont Admit,” sparked some online controversy about some of the comments he made regarding the team, those who write about the team, and the fan base in...

Houston Texans Rank a Lowly 24th in Latest ESPN Popularity Poll
May 28th, 2012 at 8:58 AM
Success brings admiration from others. In the NFL, a team needs prolonged success to build a national fan base. ESPN sports polls continually conduct telephone interviews with football fans to gauge which of the 32 NFL teams are the most popular. The most recent poll has the Houston Texans at...

AFC South Draft Recap Analyzing Houston Texans Rivals
May 4th, 2012 at 9:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** Now that we have had almost a week to digest last weekend’s NFL Draft and analyze the Houston Texans picks, it’s worth taking a look at their rivals within the AFC South. Last season, the AFC South was the weakest division in the league in terms on winning percentage,...

Complete NFL Schedules to Be Released Today
April 17th, 2012 at 10:17 AM
At 7PM Eastern Time today, the NFL will release complete schedules for the upcoming 2012 season. Each team’s opponents are already known, but the exact dates and times to this point have been concealed. For football fans, the aspects of tonight’s unveiling of most importance are the primetime games and...

Gone Only Two Weeks, Will Peyton Return to the AFC South?
March 19th, 2012 at 10:25 AM
It will be two weeks ago Wednesday that Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts parted ways after 14 successful seasons together that saw numerous records broken and a Super Bowl XVI victory. While many people love Manning, everybody certainly respects him as one of the greatest QBs in league history,...

Texans a Secret Suitor for Peyton Manning?
March 11th, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Unless you have lived under a rock for the past week, you know that Peyton Manning was cut from the Indianapolis Colts last Wednesday after 14 seasons with the organization. As is to be expected, Manning is arguably one the biggest names to hit the free agency market in the...

Manning Cut by Colts, Changes Landscape of AFC South
March 10th, 2012 at 2:00 PM
The Indianapolis Colts cut quarterback Peyton Manning last Wednesday, March 7th following 14 seasons with organization. Manning was the 1st overall pick of the Colts back in 1998 and was instrumental in transforming the Colts from a perennial NFL doormat into one of the premier clubs in the league. Coming...

Foster Remains Humble, Motivated Following Contract Agreement
March 8th, 2012 at 12:38 PM
After Chris Johnson of the Tennessee Titans failed to live up to his 6-year, $56 million contract in 2011, the Houston Texans went ahead and showed Arian Foster the money. But if you didn’t see Arian Foster’s press conference, you wouldn’t know that his motivation for 2012 isn’t going to...