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Matt Schaub Calls Out Ndamukong Suh, Wouldn’t Want Him as Teammate
November 27th, 2012 at 10:02 AM
***PHOTO1***The NFL ruled Monday that they would not suspend Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh for his actions on Thanksgiving Day that saw his flailing foot connect with the Houston Texans’ QB Matt Schaub below the belt. The thinking is that Suh’s kick, oddly reminiscent of his stomping of Green Bay...

Houston Texans Vs. Detroit Lions: Week Twelve Key Matchup
November 20th, 2012 at 9:22 AM
The Houston Texans will make their Thanksgiving Day game debut this Thursday as they hit the road to take on the Detroit Lions. The Texans enter the game at 9-1 following their thrilling overtime victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars while the Lions are 4-6 following two straight losses. On a...

Houston Texans ILB Tim Dobbins Fined for Hit on Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler
November 15th, 2012 at 7:55 AM
NFL officials came down with a ruling Wednesday afternoon that Houston Texans ILB Tim Dobbins would be fined $30K for his hit on Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler during the Texans’ 13-6 victory this past Sunday night. As most know, the hit led to a Cutler concussion, ruling him out...

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. Green Bay Packers: Week Six Key Matchup
October 12th, 2012 at 12:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** As far as philosophies go, the Houston Texans and Green Bay Packers couldn’t be more different in their approach to winning football games. The Texans are a balanced team, playing solid defense while employing an equal mix of the run and pass offensively. The Packers, on the other hand,...

Will the Houston Texans Jump Start Tebowmania Monday Night?
October 4th, 2012 at 10:25 AM
When the 4-0 Houston Texans travel to New Jersey to take on the New York Jets Monday night, they’re going to be heavy favorites against a team in the early stages of turmoil. Thanks to national media outlets like ESPN, all football fans are aware that the Jets just got...

Houston Texans Vs. Tennessee Titans: Week Four Key Matchup
September 27th, 2012 at 10:35 AM
The first three weeks of the NFL season have gone very differently for the Houston Texans and their week four opponent, the Tennessee Titans. The Texans thus far have been the team everybody expected, one that runs the football and plays defense. The Titans on the other hand have struggled...

Houston Texans Vs. Denver Broncos: Week Three Key Matchup
September 20th, 2012 at 10:34 AM
This week’s key matchup for the Houston Texans is one of the few times all season in which the mental aspect is as, or more, prevalent than the physical component. Their road trip to Denver to take on the Broncos will feature familiar foe QB Peyton Manning. As was touched...

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...

Houston Texans Extend Contracts of QB Schaub, DE Jamison
September 11th, 2012 at 8:54 AM
***PHOTO1*** Following their 30-10 victory over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, the Houston Texans extended the contracts of QB Matt Schaub and DE Tim Jamison. The big news here is the signing of Schaub, who was set to become a free agent at the end of the season. Schaub’s new...

Houston Texans Vs. Miami Dolphins: Week One Key Matchup
September 6th, 2012 at 8:14 AM
When the Houston Texans host the Miami Dolphins Sunday, they’ll be squaring off with a team in transition. The Dolphins have a new head coach in Joe Philbin who has done his best thus far to mold the Dolphins into his team. It’s included trading WR Brandon Marshall to the...

Houston Texans Wrap up First Day of Training Camp
July 28th, 2012 at 6:44 PM
For the first time in nearly six months, the Houston Texans took the field as a team in an official practice to prep for the upcoming 2012 campaign. The approx. 5,000 in attendance witnessed the team’s first double session of the new season, a grueling full practice in the morning...

Houston Texans Remain Quiet, Classy Amid String of NFL Arrests
July 17th, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Within the last several days, a number of NFL players were arrested on various accounts to continue the offseason of league-wide trouble. Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant was arrested for domestic violence, Denver Broncos DE Elvis Dumervil was arrested on a gun charge, and Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch was...

Houston Texans Training Camp Position Battles: Quarterback
July 11th, 2012 at 10:07 AM
In the first of a series of articles that will analyze the position battles heading into training camp for the Houston Texans, Texans 101 will look at the quarterback position. This is a logical place to start because of the importance of solid quarterback play, but most position battles are...

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...

Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub Will Have to Wait for Extension
July 7th, 2012 at 2:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** As Matt Schaub enters the final year of his contract, speculation has begun as to whether the Houston Texans will extend their quarterback or wait to negotiate after the season when Schaub’s contract expires. As was first reported by the Houston Chronicle’s John McClain, Schaub will apparently have to...

Houston Texans Offseason Update: QB Matt Schaub
July 1st, 2012 at 9:27 AM
The offseason has been a relatively quiet one for Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub. After missing the final six games of the 2011 season due to Lisfranc surgery on his right foot, not much has been heard of Schaub outside of small rehab news and speculations as to his return....

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...

Houston Texans 2012 NFL Draft Profiles: Houston Cougars Prospects
April 21st, 2012 at 1:46 PM
Several players from the University of Houston are projected as late round picks in the upcoming NFL Draft. Players like RB Bryce Beall, OLB Sammy Brown, WR Tyron Carrier, OG Jarve Dean, DT David Hunter, RB Michael Hayes, and C Chris Thompson are all players who could hear their named...

Houston Texans’ Voluntary Workouts Underway at Reliant Stadium
April 16th, 2012 at 1:37 PM
Monday morning marked the beginning of voluntary workouts at Reliant Stadium for the Houston Texans. As reported yesterday, the team will embark on a five-week regiment leading up to the official league wide start of OTAs (Organized Team Activities). Following the planned weight lifting and running sessions, several players met...