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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 Vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Week Two Key Matchup
September 13th, 2012 at 8:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** Building off yesterday’s article, this weekend’s game between the Houston Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars will feature a Texans team attempting to reestablish itself as a dominant, in the trenches, rushing team. During last Sunday’s contest with the Miami Dolphins, the Texan O-line underperformed to their standards in their first...

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 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...

Houston Texans Fall to the New Orleans Saints, 34-27
August 26th, 2012 at 9:13 AM
In what turned out to be a physical third preseason contest, the Houston Texans looked relatively sharp in their 34-27 loss to the New Orleans Saints Saturday night in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Against another quality opponent, the Texans displayed they could equally play with one of the NFL’s elite teams,...

Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints Preseason Game Preview
August 25th, 2012 at 9:29 AM
The long awaited NFL regular season is now only two weekends away. The Houston Texans continue their push towards week 1 by traveling to New Orleans tonight to take on the Saints in the team’s third preseason game. The Texans head into their Saturday night matchup 2-0 in the preseason,...

Houston Texans’ Offensive Line Competition Remains a Huge Storyline
August 21st, 2012 at 8:52 AM
The preseason is all about individual improvement and competition for both roster spots and starting positions. There are dozens of these competitions taking place for every NFL team, with the Houston Texans as no exception. No position battle has been more compelling or covered as the one taking place on...

Houston Texans Trump San Francisco 49ers 20-9 in Preseason Home Opener
August 19th, 2012 at 3:29 PM
Reliant Stadium was buzzing Saturday night as the Houston Texans pulled out their second preseason victory in as many games over the San Francisco 49ers. For the second week in a row, the Texans overall looked solid (with bad moments of course), this time led by some familiar faces.  ***VIDEO1*** The Texans’...

Houston Texans at Carolina Panthers Preseason Game Preview
August 11th, 2012 at 11:55 AM
After seven excruciating long months, the Houston Texans finally take the field again in tonight’s preseason opener against the Carolina Panthers. But as many know, tonight doesn’t actually count for anything, so a full game preview is rather silly. Neither team is game planning or doing any in-game scouting, rather...

Houston Texans LT Duane Brown Injuries Ankle, Will Be Okay
August 2nd, 2012 at 9:00 AM
As if fans of the Houston Texans weren’t already on edge with yet another injury to star wide receiver Andre Johnson, left tackle Duane Brown went down with a left ankle injury Wednesday morning, furthering the unrest among Texan Nation. Brown was taken to the hospital for x-rays, which came...

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 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 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,...

Position Battles Growing as Houston Texans Complete Second Week of OTAs
June 1st, 2012 at 9:58 AM
The storylines heading into training camp are beginning to take form for the Houston Texans. Aside from injury news and predictions for the upcoming season, the main focus for the Texans and their fans will be the numerous position battles currently brewing at OTAs, setting up for drama at training...