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Houston Texans Make Several Roster Moves Tuesday
October 11th, 2012 at 8:42 AM
The season-ending ACL injury suffered by ILB Brian Cushing has put the Houston Texans in a position where a shake up of their roster has become a necessity. The most important move made in the aftermath of Cushing’s injury was to sign another inside linebacker to add depth and potentially...

Houston Texans Sign OT Ryan Harris, Fill Seven Spots on Practice Squad
September 2nd, 2012 at 8:51 AM
In the immediate aftermath of league-wide release day, the Houston Texans have made several moves to sure up their roster for the 2012 season. First, the team signed former Denver Broncos offensive tackle Ryan Harris. Additionally, the Texans have signed seven out of a maximum eight players to their practice...

Houston Texans, Left Tackle Duane Brown Agree to Extension
August 17th, 2012 at 8:09 AM
The long awaited extension of left tackle Duane Brown was finally inked yesterday to the tune of 6 years and $53.4 million with roughly $22M of it guaranteed.  LT has become such an important, premier position in the NFL, and the Houston Texans have themselves one of the league’s best. A...

Are Contract Extensions for Duane Brown, Connor Barwin Necessary?
August 16th, 2012 at 8:41 AM
Earlier this week, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair expressed his desire to resign both starting LT Duane Brown and OLB Connor Barwin before both men enter free agency at the end of the 2012 season. The Texans have a policy of not negotiating contracts during the regular season, so the...

This Time Around, There is No Question the Houston Texans Will Pass on Chad Johnson
August 14th, 2012 at 9:31 AM
To be honest, it amazes me that I even have to write this article. However, the past several days, I’ve seen and heard from a small group of uninformed Houston Texans fans that believe the team is still in search of a veteran wide receiver and the answer is the...

Houston Texans Sign WR Bryant Johnson, LB Keyaron Fox
July 27th, 2012 at 12:44 PM
Head coach Gary Kubiak as said for months he wanted to add a veteran wide receiver to the team. Following a tryout Thursday, the Houston Texans have finally gone ahead and signed nine-year vet Bryant Johnson, who played for the Texans last season, amassing six catches for 90 yards and...

Could Donovan McNabb Be a Good Fit at Backup Quarterback for Houston Texans?
July 10th, 2012 at 5:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** As training camp nears for the Houston Texans, expectations are running high. The Houston Texans are prepared to make a Super Bowl run this season. However, they could use an insurance policy in case of another Matt Schaub injury. The Texans should consider signing free agent quarterback Donovan McNabb as...

What is Ben Tate’s Future as a Houston Texan?
July 2nd, 2012 at 9:36 AM
Back in early March, Houston Texans running back Arian Foster got the long-term contract he wanted from the organization, a five-year deal worth $43.5 million. With the Texans so committed to a guy who has become one of the league’s elite RB's, second string running back Ben Tate’s free agency...

Will the Houston Texans Consider Braylon Edwards?
June 19th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** No. Just to quickly get that out of the way and give you the direction of the article. Recent reports have indicated that the New York Jets will not be signing their former wide receiver Braylon Edwards, who played for the team from 2009-2010. There had been talk of a...

Newly Extended Houston Texans GM Rick Smith Still Has Work to Do
June 18th, 2012 at 9:01 AM
Last week saw the awaited contract extensions of both Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak and general manager Rick Smith. After finally getting the franchise over the hump and into the playoffs for the first time, both men deserved the extensions to continue building what they’ve started. Kubiak and Smith...

Will the Houston Texans Pursue Terrell Owens, Chad Ochocinco?
June 8th, 2012 at 10:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** Sometimes NFL teams get desperate. Sometimes that desperation can lead to questionable moves. The question is, with Andre Johnson still sidelined with his third injury in two years and with polarizing veteran wide receivers Terrell Owens and Chad Ochocinco on the market, how desperate are the Houston Texans? There...

Houston Texans Begin Week 3 of OTAs, Waive RB Williams
June 4th, 2012 at 8:59 AM
This morning marks the third and final week of organized team activities for the Houston Texans, a four-day week that has the team practicing everyday from today until Thursday. The Texans’ coaching staff will use these final four days to continue to install offensive and defensive packages and plays and...

Houston Texans Sign Former Dallas Cowboys DB Alan Ball
June 3rd, 2012 at 12:33 PM
Following the signing of running back Justin Forsett on Saturday, the Houston Texans have also come to terms with free agent defensive back Alan Ball. A former Dallas Cowboy, Ball was drafted in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft by then Cowboys head coach and current Texans defensive...

Houston Texans, RB Justin Forsett, Agree to Terms
June 2nd, 2012 at 2:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** After a tryout on Wednesday, former Seattle Seahawks running back Justin Forsett has come to terms with the Houston Texans, as was revealed on Twitter via Forsett’s personal account. The details of the deal have not yet been disclosed.  Forsett spent the first four years of his career in Seattle...

Busy Day Sees Houston Texans Tryout Forsett and Sims-Walker, Jones Quits
May 30th, 2012 at 9:50 AM
The Houston Texans will take the field today for OTA practice #5 in what is shaping up to be one of the more action filled days of OTAs. The team will hold tryouts for two veterans today, RB Justin Forsett and WR Mike Sims-Walker. There is also news that undrafted...

Houston Texans Sign Veteran Reserve QB John Beck
May 9th, 2012 at 5:20 PM
Free agent quarterback John Beck has found a new team in the Houston Texans, as was reported by John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, among others. The former BYU Cougar comes to the Texans from the Washington Redskins, where in 2011 he threw for 858 yards and 2 TDs in...

Baltimore Ravens Continue to Add Ex-Houston Texans, Sign Jacoby Jones
May 9th, 2012 at 8:11 AM
Free agent wide receiver Jacoby Jones reached a two-year, $7 million deal with the Baltimore Ravens. Jones was cut last week by the Houston Texans, with whom he spent the first five years of his career. The move by the Ravens has thus far been widely praised because the team...

Former Texans QB Matt Leinart to Visit Oakland Raiders
April 28th, 2012 at 9:37 AM
***PHOTO1***As reported by several media outlets, including ESPN, former Houston Texans QB Matt Leinart is scheduled to meet with the Oakland Raiders next week and will most likely sign with the organization. Leinart spend the past two season in Houston as the team’s second-string QB, having the opportunity to start...

Former Houston Texans Kicker Neil Rackers Signs with the Washington Redskins
April 25th, 2012 at 9:21 AM
Kicker Neil Rackers and the Washington Redskins have come to terms on a one-year contract according to several sources, including Washington Post reporter Mark Maske. Rackers will enter training camp in competition with incumbent kicker Graham Gano. On his move to Washington, Rackers commented, “I am really excited to go...

Houston Texans Sign Bradie James and Tim Dobbins to Add Linebacker Depth
April 12th, 2012 at 2:42 PM
The Houston Texans have addressed their issues at linebacker by signing former Dallas Cowboys ILB Bradie James and re-signing ILB Tim Dobbins. The terms of the deals have not yet been disclosed. Ever since trading Demeco Ryans, the Texans have had a hole at inside linebacker and given their issues...