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Houston Texans Vs. Chicago Bears: Key Matchup
November 8th, 2012 at 8:45 AM
***PHOTO1***This week’s Sunday Night Football game will feature two 7-1 teams, the Houston Texans and the Chicago Bears. Both have played extremely well through the first half of the season, excelling and even dominating in many facets of the game. Attempting to select just one key matchup this week is...

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 WR Andre Johnson Appears on ESPN’s First Take Program
August 15th, 2012 at 10:16 AM
***PHOTO1*** Following the conclusion of the final double session for the Houston Texans, former Pro Bowl wide receiver Andre Johnson appeared on ESPN’s First Take via call in from the Texans practice facility. For those able to stomach Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith for a couple minutes were treated...

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...

Injured Houston Texans Return to Practice
August 6th, 2012 at 2:42 PM
After a well-deserved day off, the Houston Texans returned to practice today in helmet, shoulder pads, and shorts. Included in that return were injured veterans WR Andre Johnson, LT Duane Brown, and CB Kareem Jackson. As the team prepares for their first preseason game Saturday against the Carolina Panthers, it’s...

Offensive Position Battles Heating up on Day Four of Houston Texans Training Camp
August 1st, 2012 at 9:42 AM
Not to beat a dead horse, but in case you’ve been living under a rock this entire offseason, you know that the Houston Texans have question marks on offense at wide receiver and along their offensive line. The uncertainty at starting positions is never good heading into training camp, but...

Houston Texans Training Camp Sees Injuries in Day Two
July 30th, 2012 at 7:32 AM
Perhaps the theme of the Houston Texans’ 2011 season was injuries and what could have been if the team stayed healthy heading into their first ever playoff appearance. The injury bug made its early appearance yesterday at Texans training camp in a minor fashion, taking down several players and setting...

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 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...

Houston Texans Agree to Deal with Rookie WR DeVier Posey
July 23rd, 2012 at 4:32 PM
With training camp set to begin on Saturday, the Houston Texans have finally come to terms with third round draft pick DeVier Posey from Ohio State. The 6’1”, 205 lbs. wide receiver signed a four-year deal worth $2.69 million according to team sources. Heading into training camp, Posey figures to...

Houston Texans Training Camp Position Battles: Wide Receivers
July 19th, 2012 at 6:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** Thus far, Texans 101 has broken down the position battles, or relative lack thereof, at quarterback and running back for the Houston Texans heading into training camp. Wide receiver has a little bit of the same feel as QB and RB because there is no question who is at...

Will the Houston Texans Make Any Selections in the Supplemental Draft?
July 10th, 2012 at 10:10 AM
The little-publicized NFL Supplemental Draft will take place this Thursday, giving NFL teams a chance to pick up some additional collegiate talent that either did not enter the regular NFL Draft or were restricted from doing so. The way this draft works is if a team decides to select a...

Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson Ranks #15 in the NFL’s Top 100 Players for 2012
June 21st, 2012 at 8:14 AM
In this week’s edition of the NFL’s Top 100 Players on the NFL Network, players ranked 20-11 were announced. After ranking seventh in 2011, Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson was named the fifteenth best player in all of football heading into the 2012 season. The face of the Texans’...

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...

Should the Houston Texans Begin to Worry About Andre Johnson?
June 11th, 2012 at 10:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** For the past decade, Andre Johnson has been one of, if not the, best wide receivers in the NFL. Since being drafted third overall in the 2003 NFL Draft, Johnson has been the face of the Houston Texans franchise and the one steady constant for a struggling expansion team...

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 Continue to Battle Injuries in Third Week of OTAs
June 6th, 2012 at 2:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** Dating back to the 2011 season, injuries have been a running storyline for the Houston Texans. Sure, all NFL teams suffer a number of injuries to their players throughout the year, but the Texans seem to continually get hit where it hurts. Despite their 10-6 record in 2011 and...

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’ Undrafted Free Agent Profiles: Wide Receivers
May 13th, 2012 at 2:58 PM
Wide receiver continues to be a popular position of discussion surrounding the Houston Texans. The team picked up DeVier Posey and Keshawn Martin in last month’s NFL Draft. The Texans still have Pro Bowler Andre Johnson and the steady but unspectacular Kevin Walter. Two week s ago the team decided...

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...