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September 28th, 2013 at 8:45 AM
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Houston Texans Dominated by New England Patriots, Lose 42-14
December 11th, 2012 at 1:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New England Patriots showed up Monday night looking like the Super Bowl caliber team they’ve shown for the past decade and took a win against the Houston Texans, with a final score of 42-14. The Patriots' defense took the life out of the second ranked Texans offense, led by...

Houston Texans Vs. Tennessee Titans: Week Thirteen Key Matchup
November 28th, 2012 at 12:08 PM
All NFL coaches and personnel will always tell you a team has room for improvement. That being said, the levels of each respective team’s need for improvement vary greatly. At 10-1, the Houston Texans are one of those teams with fewer holes to fill when compared to their weekly competition....

Texans101.com’s NFL Week Twelve Game Picks
November 25th, 2012 at 8:05 AM
Last week was another strong week for Texans101.com, going 12-2 picking games. I’ve stayed hot this week, going three for three on Thanksgiving to start strong by taking the Houston Texans, Washington Redskins, and New England Patriots, all via Twitter. Bye weeks are now officially over, meaning more games to...

Houston Texans OLB Brooks Reed to Miss a Month with Groin Injury
November 24th, 2012 at 7:14 AM
The Houston Texans were delivered another injury blow Friday when OLB Brooks Reed was diagnosed with a groin strain. Reed had sustained the injury in the first quarter of the Texans’ Thanksgiving Day victory over the Detroit Lions. Add Reed to a list of injured Texans linebackers that includes Brian...

Houston Texans Down Detroit Lions 34-31 for Second Straight Overtime Win
November 23rd, 2012 at 9:28 AM
The Houston Texans improved to 10-1 on the heels of a second straight week playing, and winning, a game in overtime. Fans once again saw the Texans climb back from a late deficit to force the overtime. Both teams played excellent football and gave fans an exciting back and forth...

Houston Texans Vs. Detroit Lions: Week Twelve Preview
November 22nd, 2012 at 7:49 AM
***PHOTO1***Happy Thanksgiving! As we all prepare to sit down and enjoy some turkey with family and friends, the Houston Texans will take the field at 11 AM CT on the road against the Detroit Lions. The Texans will be making their debut on Thanksgiving Day, and what a perfect year...

Houston Texans Vs. Detroit Lions: Week Twelve Injury Report
November 21st, 2012 at 8:02 AM
As the Houston Texans prepare for their Thanksgiving Day debut on a short week, injuries are playing a key role. Without the normal full week between games, players have less time to recuperate from the previous contest and players already injured have less time to recover. Heading into Thursday’s game...

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 Survive Overtime, Defeat Jacksonville Jaguars 43-37
November 19th, 2012 at 9:46 AM
Yesterday’s game felt like it was taking place in 2009. The Houston Texans were not led by their defense or their dominant run game. Instead, it was an aerial assault that reminded the Texans’ fan base of a time when the entire offense consisted of WR Andre Johnson, QB Matt...

Texans101.com’s NFL Week Eleven Game Picks
November 18th, 2012 at 9:21 AM
Last week was a strange week picking games. I was looking good until that monkey wrench of a tie between the San Francisco 49ers and St. Louis Rams took place. That sort of dumb luck has carried over into the early part of this week after an unsuccessful pick of...

Houston Texans Vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Week Eleven Preview
November 18th, 2012 at 8:55 AM
In a matchup of polar opposite teams, the Houston Texans will host the Jacksonville Jaguars on Blue Steel Sunday today at Reliant Stadium. It’s been a two very different seasons for the Texans and Jags. Houston is tied for the league’s best record at 8-1, while the Jaguars are tied...

Houston Texans Vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Week Eleven Injury Update
November 17th, 2012 at 9:22 AM
The Houston Texans continue to plug along in their 2012 campaign largely injury free. Heading into Sunday’s game with the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Texans are the healthiest they’ve been in weeks. Most everybody has been practicing at least the last few days even if they don’t make it through the...

Houston Texans Vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Week Eleven Key Matchup
November 14th, 2012 at 9:16 AM
***PHOTO1***Each week, Texans101.com analyzes the Houston Texans upcoming opponent and in this article identifies a specific matchup the Texans must win in order to come away from the game victorious. However, this week’s opponent is the Texans’ division rival Jacksonville Jaguars, a team currently 1-8 and riding a six game...

Texans101.com’s NFL Week Ten Game Picks
November 11th, 2012 at 9:06 AM
Texans101.com kept rolling last week, posting a 12-2 record picking games, including of course the Houston Texans’ victory over the Buffalo Bills. This week’s slate of games look slightly tougher on paper, but still feature many clear winners. I’m already 1-0 to start the week after correctly picking the Indianapolis...

Houston Texans Vs. Chicago Bears: Week Ten Preview
November 11th, 2012 at 8:44 AM
Widely penned as a possible Super Bowl preview, the Houston Texans and Chicago Bears will meet tonight in Chicago as a battle between 7-1 teams. Both have rolled to this point, each coincidently only losing to the Green Bay Packers. While all eyes will be on the defenses, the ability...

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: Second Half Preview
November 7th, 2012 at 11:35 AM
With the Houston Texans currently at 7-1, the team will travel to Chicago Sunday night to take on the Bears to begin the second half of their season. The first eight games couldn’t have gone much better for the Texans as the team sits alone atop the AFC standings and...

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 Defeat Buffalo Bills 21-9, Improve to 7-1
November 5th, 2012 at 9:14 AM
It might not have been the prettiest game from start to finish, but the Houston Texans continue their solid play by downing the Buffalo Bills 21-9 Sunday in Houston. RB Arian Foster ran the ball 24 times for 111 yards and a touchdown against the NFL’s worst ranked rushing defense....