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Houston Texans Midseason Report: Player Awards
November 6th, 2012 at 4:16 PM
The Houston Texans completed the first half of their 2012 campaign to the tune of a 7-1 record. The season has been relatively smooth thus far as the Texans have sailed to several easy victories and for the most part have been in control throughout their seven victories. Now that...

Houston Texans Vs. Buffalo Bills: Week Nine Key Matchup
November 1st, 2012 at 8:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Houston Texans finally take the field Sunday against the Buffalo Bills with both teams coming off their bye weeks. Now that the rest and recuperation is over with, let’s back to football and this week’s key matchup.  One of the areas in which the Texans undoubtedly spent significant time...

Houston Texans Vs. New York Jets: Week Five Key Matchup
October 5th, 2012 at 10:39 AM
The 2012 Houston Texans are very much like the New York Jets of 2-3 seasons ago when their head coach Rex Ryan first arrived in town. Both versions of these teams are/were smash mouth football teams at their core, playing stifling defense while implementing a run-first oriented balanced attack on...

Houston Texans’ Offensive Line Play Still a Work in Progress
September 12th, 2012 at 10:02 AM
Entering the season with two new starting offensive linemen, nobody expected the five-man unit to mesh immediately. However, after Sunday’s showing against the Miami Dolphins, the O-line has more work in front of it than many may have expected. The bread and butter of the Texans’ offense, the run game,...

Houston Texans Training Camp Positional Battles: Offensive Line
July 21st, 2012 at 3:30 PM
Continuing with Texans 101’s breakdown of the Houston Texans’ roster heading into training camp, we arrive at the offensive line. Arguably the top unit across the NFL in 2011, the group has seen some overturn on the right side at guard and tackle. The Texans will return LT Duane Brown,...

Houston Texans Player Profiles: Three Drafted Rookie O-Lineman
May 5th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
By now most Houston Texans fans are aware that the team drafted three offensive linemen in last weekend’s NFL Draft, OG Brandon Brooks out of Miami (Ohio) in the third round, Georgia C Ben Jones in the fourth round, and Purdue OT Nick Mondek in the sixth round. Prior to...

Houston Texans Resign Chris Myers, Lose Mike Brisiel to Oakland Raiders
March 17th, 2012 at 12:59 PM
Texans fans got some good news and some bad news Friday evening. The good news: the organization and Pro Bowl center Chris Myers agreed to terms on a new 4-year deal, $25 million deal, as was first reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The contract includes $14 million guaranteed. The bad...

Free Agency Continues, Houston Texans Remain Quiet
March 16th, 2012 at 11:54 AM
It’s day four of NFL free agency, and short of the news of Dwight Howard agreeing to remain in Orlando for another year, all sports news outlets have been discussing is what player is visiting what team and who is going where. As bizarre as it sounds, it even seems...