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Houston Texans Set to Return to Work After Bye Week
October 29th, 2012 at 8:12 AM
After a much-deserved week off to rest and recuperate, the Houston Texans begin a normal workweek today in preparation for Sunday’s contest against the Buffalo Bills. Painful for fans but necessary for the team, the Texans spent their bye week correcting small mistakes and working towards improving in several areas. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Houston Texans Announce 2012 Team Captains
September 8th, 2012 at 3:35 PM
The Houston Texans have selected their 2012 offensive, defensive and special teams captains. QB Matt Schaub and WR Andre Johnson have been named the offensive captains, ILB Brian Cushing and DE Antonio Smith the defensive captains, and ILB Tim Dobbins the special team’s captain. This will mark the fifth consecutive...

Houston Texans Position Battles at Right Tackle, Kicker Finally Over
August 28th, 2012 at 7:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** It didn’t quite take the entire preseason as many expected, but the Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak and his staff has finally made decisions on their starting right tackle and kicker for the upcoming 2012 NFL season. RT Derek Newton will be the final starter along the O-line...

Could Trindon Holliday Really Make the Houston Texans’ Final Roster?
August 20th, 2012 at 1:11 PM
The preseason can serve as an enigmatic time of the year for NFL fans. It’s a time of year where optimism surrounds most franchises, but the excitement level isn’t quite there yet. Diehard fans will watch virtually all preseason games while the more casual fans simply view the preseason as...

Houston Texans Defeat Carolina Panthers 26-13 in Preseason Opener
August 12th, 2012 at 10:02 AM
The starters may have only played less than the first quarter, but there was plenty excitement during Saturday’s preseason opening win for the Houston Texans over the Carolina Panthers. The first team guys did get some solid work in, while the second and third units played outstanding to lead the...

Houston Texans Release First Depth Chart
August 8th, 2012 at 8:45 AM
After the first nine days of training camp, the Houston Texans’ coaches have finally updated their depth chart to reflect the progress of the team and the individual players. The official list can be found on the team’s website here, recreated below. Offense Pos First Second Third Other WR1 Andre Johnson Keshawn Martin Lestar Jean Juaquin Iglesias         Jerrell Jackson LT Duane Brown Andrew Gardner Nathan Menkin   LG Wade Smith Kasey Studdard Cody...

Houston Texans Player Profiles: K Randy Bullock
May 11th, 2012 at 1:21 PM
Following the offseason departure of free agent kicker Neil Rackers, the Houston Texans used their fifth round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft on K Randy Bullock of Texas A&M. While kicker is not a popular draft position, the Texans were in need and pulled the trigger, giving them a...

Houston Texans Sign Veteran Kicker Shayne Graham
May 7th, 2012 at 5:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Veteran kicker Shayne Graham has a new home in Houston as he and the Texans have agreed to a contract. The eleven-year veteran has kicked for seven teams, but spent the majority of his career with the Cincinnati Bengals where he was a Pro Bowl selection in 2005. Last...

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...

Texans Reportedly Sign Free Agent Punter Donnie Jones
March 29th, 2012 at 1:10 PM
The Houston Texans finally make their first free agent signing of the offseason, allegedly coming to terms with free agent punter Donnie Jones. The news was broken through several media outlets, including the team’s official website. The Texans have signed other free agents in Arian Foster and Chris Myers to...