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  • Jadeveon Clowney, Eric Rowe fined for divisional round infractions

    Jadeveon Clowney, Eric Rowe fined for divisional round infractions

    Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney hit Patriots quarterback Tom Brady a few times in last Saturday’s Patriots win in the divisional round of the playoffs and one of them led to an animated reaction from Brady when a flag wasn’t thrown. Clowney dragged Brady down on an incomplete pass in the third quarter and Brady was…
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  • Adrian Peterson eyes Texans, Giants, Buccaneers

    Adrian Peterson eyes Texans, Giants, Buccaneers

    So where will Adrian Peterson play in 2018? He’d like to stay with the Vikings, but he has declined to say whether he’ll take a pay cut. If he won’t and if the Vikings will cut him if he doesn’t, Peterson has his eyes on three other teams. Via Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 10:30am -
  • Texans won’t hire an offensive coordinator, Bill O’Brien to call plays

    Texans won’t hire an offensive coordinator, Bill O’Brien to call plays

    In the coaching shuffle the Texans are going through, it appears one spot is going unfilled. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans aren’t going to hire an offensive coordinator to replace the fired George Godsey, and head coach Bill O’Brien will call the plays next year. They’re also shifting wide receivers coach…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 17, 8:55am -
  • Report: Texans making Mike Vrabel DC and keeping Romeo Crennel

    Report: Texans making Mike Vrabel DC and keeping Romeo Crennel

    Texans linebackers coach Mike Vrabel seems to be a rising star in the coaching ranks, but the Texans already a strong defensive coordinator. They seem to have found a way to keep both sides happy. According to Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com, the Texans are promoting the 41-year-old Vrabel to defensive coordinator, while keeping 69-year-old coordinator Romeo…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 17, 6:26am -
  • Carlos Dunlap replaces Jadeveon Clowney in Pro Bowl

    Carlos Dunlap replaces Jadeveon Clowney in Pro Bowl

    The Texans are out of the playoffs, and their star defensive end is out of the postseason all-star game. The Bengals have announced that defensive end Carlos Dunlap will replace Jadeveon Clowney in the Pro Bowl, which will be played later this month in Orlando. Clowney won’t play due to injury. Dunlap joins defensive tackle…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 17, 12:47pm -
  • Texans don’t want to lose Romeo Crennel

    Texans don’t want to lose Romeo Crennel

    The Texans allowed the least yards of any team in the NFL during the regular season, which was the main reason why they were able to win the AFC South and a playoff game despite shoddy quarterback play and the 28th-most points in the league. It’s also the easy explanation for why they’d prefer not…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 17, 8:05am -
  • Texans will pick 25th as 2017 NFL Draft order fills in

    Texans will pick 25th as 2017 NFL Draft order fills in

    They can start planning the offseason in Houston and Kansas City and Seattle and Dallas today, and those teams know where they’ll be picking in the upcoming draft. Four more slots in the order of the annual selection meeting were filled in with this week’s losers. The Texans will pick 25th, followed by the Seahawks,…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 17, 4:13am -
  • A.J. Bouye hopes the Texans want him back

    A.J. Bouye hopes the Texans want him back

    After a breakout season, Texans cornerback A.J. Bouye is headed for free agency. The former undrafted free agent had two interceptions in the playoffs and stands to make significant money from some team for 2017 and beyond, but as the Texans officially closed the book on their 2016 season he said he hopes to return.…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 17, 7:17pm -
  • Texans part ways with George Godsey

    Texans part ways with George Godsey

    At a time when some have been wondering whether the Texans will have a mutual parting with coach Bill O’Brien, the team has indeed experienced a mutual parting, but one level down from the top of the coaching staff. The Texans have announced that they have parted ways with offensive coordinator George Godsey. “I’m grateful for…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 17, 2:09pm -
  • Bill O’Brien not ready to declare Brock Osweiler his 2017 starter

    Bill O’Brien not ready to declare Brock Osweiler his 2017 starter

    Texans coach Bill O’Brien benched Brock Osweiler this year, and he only got his job back when the backup got a concussion. So it makes sense that O’Brien isn’t ready to declare Osweiler his starter for next season. Via Sarah Barshop of ESPN.com, O’Brien stalled when asked about his quarterback’s status Monday. “Before I talk about those…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 17, 1:17pm -

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  • Why Tony Romo to Houston makes the most sense
    Cris Carter joins 'Undisputed' to discuss where the Dallas Cowboys QB might land.
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  • The Chosen Twin
    Devin McCourty is making his sixth straight trip to the AFC Championship Game while his brother, Titans cornerback Jason McCourty, has never been to the postseason. Here’s how the Patriots’ safety is getting ready
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  • Could the Dallas Cowboys trade Tony Romo for J.J. Watt?
    Could the Dallas Cowboys trade quarterback Tony Romo to the Houston Texans and get star defensive end J.J. Watt in exchange?Now that the Dallas Cowboys offseason has begun, the headlines in Dallas will be dominated by the potential trade of veteran quarterback Tony Romo. With a new quarterback in ...
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  • 2017 NFL Predictions: Teams That Will Have New Starting QBs
    This round of 2017 NFL predictions will be focused on the mass turnover expected at the quarterback position this coming fall.It's inevitable that at least a handful of starting jobs will shift from one QB to another but this year feels like the chance could be a bit larger than normal. Sever...
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  • 2017 NFL Draft: Houston Texans Post-Season 7-Round Mock Draft
    Complete seven-round mock draft for the Houston Texans following the conclusion to their season and looking at the 2017 NFL Draft.After going 9-7 for the third straight season, and winning the AFC South for the second-straight, the Houston Texans are looking to take their next step. 2015 ended wit...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • A look at events and attractions surrounding Super Bowl LI
    A look at events and attractions surrounding Super Bowl LI
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  • Report: Niners offering coaching job to Falcons' Kyle Shanahan
    The 49ers will reportedly offer their vacant head coaching position to Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan.
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • 2017 NFL Free Agency: 5 Big-Name Targets for Houston Texans
    They have won the AFC South two years in a row and advanced to the Divisional Round this year, but the Houston Texans still have holes to fill in 2017 free agency.No one took the Houston Texans seriously this season, regardless of their record. At one point they were undefeated at home, but their ...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • New Faces, Same Outcome, Texans Takeaways from 2016
    The Houston Texans season has come to an end. Here are the takeaways from the 2016 campaign. What can spectators expect next fall?Saturday night's 34-16 loss to the New England Patriots sparked a familiar feeling for Texan fans around the nation. A third consecutive 9-7 regular season finish,...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • Texans, OC Godsey Mutually Agree to Part Ways
    Offensive coordinator George Godsey and the Houston Texans have parted ways after a season full of offensive turmoil.After their upset bid against the New England Patriots fell short, the Houston Texans have made their first move in an attempt to improve for next season.The team announced Mond...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -

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  • Steelers hoping pressure blueprint can slow down Brady (The Associated Press)
    Take it from Wade Phillips, slowing down Tom Brady is a goal often sought, but seldom achieved. ''Good luck,'' the new defensive coordinator of the Los Angeles Rams said this week when asked about the difficulty of taking the Patriots quarterback out of his comfort zone. Brady enters Sunday's matchup with the Pittsburgh Steelers with a 6-4 record in AFC championship games, including 4-1 at home.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 2:07pm -
  • NFL fines Sean Davis for helmet hit on Chris Conley (The Associated Press)
    NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL fined Steelers safety Sean Davis $24,309 of his helmet-to-helmet hit on the Chiefs' Chris Conley in the fourth quarter of Pittsburgh's 18-16 win at Kansas City last weekend.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 2:02pm -
  • AFC championship: Can the Steelers' Killer B's lead Pittsburgh past the Patriots? (Shutdown Corner)
    Yes, it’s obvious, but Bell has to be one of the five best players in the NFL right now. The Patriots’ M.O. on defense has long been to do what they can to take away a team’s biggest offensive weapon and make them win with everyone else. The 24-year old has totaled 1,431 yards from scrimmage and nine touchdowns during the Steelers’ current eight-game win streak, and he sat out the regular-season finale against the Browns.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 7:22am -
  • Thursday's Sports in Brief (The Associated Press)
    It started badly for Novak Djokovic, who needed 24 serves, six break-point saves and 15 minutes just to hold his first game in the second round. This was not the close-to-invincible Djokovic that fans were used to seeing at the Australian Open, where he has won a record-equaling six titles, including five in the previous six years. In his earliest loss at a Grand Slam tournament since 2008, Djokovic lost 7-6 (8), 5-7, 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 to No. 117-ranked Denis Istomin, a 30-year-old wild-card entry from Uzbekistan.
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jan 17, 12:04am -
  • Bills agree to hire Rick Dennison as offensive coordinator (The Associated Press)
    Newly hired Bills coach Sean McDermott is placing his trust in former Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Rick Dennison to oversee Buffalo's run-heavy attack. The Bills on Thursday announced an agreement to hire Dennison as their offensive coordinator.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 5:12pm -
  • Wade Phillips eager to work for young boss McVay with Rams (The Associated Press)
    Wade Phillips has done just about everything in his four-decade NFL coaching career, so he wasn't exactly worried by the prospect of working for a head coach less than half his age with the Los Angeles Rams. A week after 30-year-old head coach Sean McVay said the 69-year-old Phillips would be his defensive coordinator, their partnership finally was made official Thursday after Phillips signed his deal with the Rams. ''With Sean, between us, we're 50 years old and we've got 23 years of experience, so I think that'll work out all right,'' Phillips said with a laugh.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 4:19pm -
  • NFL-National Football League roundup (Reuters)
    The Oakland Raiders filed relocation paperwork to move to Las Vegas on Thursday, setting in motion the process to become the third NFL team since January 2016 to change markets. The proposal comes one week after the Chargers announced their decision to relocate from San Diego to Los Angeles, one year removed from the Rams moving to L.A. from St. Louis. - - Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck underwent surgery on his right shoulder to repair a two-year old injury.
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  • Johnny Manziel: Story he's charging for Super Bowl-week selfies 'dumbest thing I've heard' (Shutdown Corner)
    Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, a Texas native, is scheduled to do two appearances with a Houston-area memorabilia shop in the days leading up to Super Bowl LI. “Just had this brought to my attention,” Manziel wrote. “I’m not charging a penny for a damn ‘selfie’ at the super bowl.
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  • Adrian Peterson wants to remain with Vikings but also eyeing Giants, Bucs, Texans (Shutdown Corner)
    The Minnesota Vikings could look a lot different next season if they decide to move on from Adrian Peterson. Peterson has an unwieldy salary-cap number and could be a victim of cost coming off an injury-decimated season and set to turn 32 in March. A lot has to take place,” Peterson said on Thursday.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 11:00am -
  • Patriots look to add to AFC title game streak over Steelers (The Associated Press)
    PITTSBURGH (13-5) at NEW ENGLAND (15-2)
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  • newSaturday Night’s Alright for Commenting (1/21/2017)

    Saturday Night’s Alright for Commenting (1/21/2017)

    Hello, good evening, and welcome to the beginning of the offseason. So here we are again. It’s always such a pleasure. Remember that time you killed me twi—Wait. Hold on.Sorry. This is why one should never play Portal when trying to think of witty ways to start off a SNOT thread.Man, that sounds disgusting.Moving on, if you’ve stumbled onto our little neighborhood during the regular season and haven’t experienced BRB: After Football, then here’s a quick explanation.On Saturdays, we have this thread where people can come in and talk about most of whatever’s on their…
    - 25 mins ago, 21 Jan 17, 3:11pm -
  • newReport: Colts Fire GM Ryan Grigson

    Report: Colts Fire GM Ryan Grigson

    In a move that might have ramifications on your Houston Texans, the Colts have decided enough is enough of Ryan Grigson. It was fun while it lasted, wasn’t it? Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end. Adam Schefter, ESPN’s watchdog of the NFL, announced that Jim Irsay has decided that the Colts no longer will employ Ryan Grigson as their general manager.Colts have relieved GM Ryan Grigson of his duties, league source tells ESPN.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 21, 2017Personally, I thought Grigson did a fantastic job as general manager and that his firing…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 12:34pm -
  • new2017 NFL Draft Scouting Report: A Study On Vision and Corey Clement

    2017 NFL Draft Scouting Report: A Study On Vision and Corey Clement

    We take a look at the RB from Wisconsin and how he wins in between the tackles. Last time, we talked about two players who shared two similar traits and how they utilised them in different ways in order to succeed as running backs. Today we’re going to work in the opposite direction. Whereas the backs we talked about last time worked best when the play broke down, this back that we’re going to talk about today is someone who works best within a pro style system. He can process and read the blocks ahead of him quick enough to counter or punish any defender who might be out of positio…
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  • 2017 NFL Draft: Taco Charlton Scouting Report

    2017 NFL Draft: Taco Charlton Scouting Report

    The BRB community watches some tape and talks about Taco Charlton. A lot of the time here on BRB, we do pieces centred around our interpretation of an individual player’s play or his role within a team. I had this roughly conceived notion last off-season during draft time to try and create discussion through highlighting one particular prospect and providing game tape on them for you guys to watch and then share your feelings on that prospects tape in the comments below, rather than just reading or watching Brett or Matt’s excellent analysis and posting a comment on the analysis rat…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 2:00pm -
  • Battle Red Balls: 2016 Season Finale

    Battle Red Balls: 2016 Season Finale

    Wherein we praise one Texan from the offense, defense, special teams, and coaching staff for an outstanding 2016 season. With the 2016 season firmly in the rearview mirror, the best column to debut with the name “Battle Red Balls” is coming to an end. Yes, we feel the pain too. Don’t cry. It’ll be alright. For the season finale, we decided to do things a little differently. We’re giving out game balls for the best performances of the season from players and coaches in all three aspects of the game. Even though the Texans failed to advance to the AFC Championship Game and th…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 12:00pm -
  • 2017 NFL Playoffs: Conference Championship Game Predictions

    2017 NFL Playoffs: Conference Championship Game Predictions

    The BRB staff gives their conference championship predictions. One of us will get these right and feel very smart and look pretty in the mirror for once. I am ready to Brock and Roll for these conference championship games. Stream the new Japanroids album if you want to get in the right mood. This album makes me feel how I feel when I think about this Sunday. For my picks, I have Atlanta beating Green Bay 38-31 and New England beating Pittsburgh 27-17. Around Week 10, I made a bet that the Atlanta Falcons would win the Super Bowl. I may actually win something for once. I also am 5-3…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 10:00am -
  • BRB Ministry of Information Special Report: George Godsey

    BRB Ministry of Information Special Report:  George Godsey

    The Ministry of Information wishes to inform football loving fans and players of Houston Texans regarding the circumstances surrounding purge of traitor Godsey. By now, comrades, you may have heard from disreputable non-Ministry sanctioned news sources that George Godsey and our glorious Houston Texans have had “mutual parting of the ways.” Is entirely understandable that such shocking news would be taking with grain of salt due to untrustworthy nature. However, it is with great sadness that ever-impartial, ever-reliable Ministry of Information must announce that these reports are,…
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  • Houston Texans News: January 20, 2017

    Houston Texans News: January 20, 2017

    Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, January 20, 2017. Houston Texans NewsAdrian Peterson has considered Giants, Bucs, Texans - NFL.comAdrian Peterson hopes to return to the Vikings. If the two sides can't agree on a restructured contract, though, he already has at least three potential destinations in mind.Why Tony Romo to the Houston Texans makes the most senseCris Carter joins 'Undisputed' to discuss where the Dallas Cowboys QB might land.Texans defense overcame loss of J.J. Watt, now looks to be even better - Houston Ch…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 4:45am -

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  • newColts fire general manager Ryan Grigson after 5 seasons
    On Saturday, Colts owner Jim Irsay fired Grigson after five up-and-down years that ended with Indy missing the playoffs in consecutive seasons for the first time since 1997-98. [...] when Grigson's costly misfires like first-round bust Bjoern Werner in 2013, trading a first-round pick for Trent Richardson in 2014 or loading up on a group of aging, high-priced free agents to make a Super Bowl run in 2015 and an anxious fan base, Irsay had no choice. In five seasons, Grigson made 15 trades for players and only one, Pro Bowl cornerback Vontae Davis, played in Indy's season finale. Grigson also…
    - 39 mins ago, 21 Jan 17, 2:57pm -
  • newTexans' Jadeveon Clowney fined for hit on Tom Brady
    Texans Pro Bowl defensive end Jadeveon Clowney was fined $18,231 for an unnecessary roughness penalty for his late hit on New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady, according to the NFL.
    - 19 hours ago, 20 Jan 17, 8:31pm -
  • The Sports Update: John McClain previews NFL conference title games
    Watch the video to see how he sees Sunday's conference title games going and who will win and end up here in Houston for the Super Bowl.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 10:24am -
  • Texans offseason preview position by position
    The Texans need help on both sides of the ball and special teams if they're going to win a third consecutive AFC South title and advance beyond the divisional round of the playoffs.
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  • John McClain's Texans season wrap-up
    John McClain discusses the Texans' season and what to expect in the off-season.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 6:45am -
  • The Sports Update: John McClain recaps the Texans season
    The Houston Chronicle's John McClain looks back on the Texans season and where they go from here.
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  • John McClain's 2016 conference title predictions
    The General predicts winners and scores for the AFC and NFC conference championships.
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  • The Sports Update: Texans offseason questions besides QB
    The biggest question for the Houston Texans in the offseason will revolve around the quarterback position, but there are other things that need to get done in the offseason.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 2:50pm -
  • The Sports Update: What is the Texans future at quarterback?
    If the Texans want to take another step forward, the Texans are going to have to solve the quarterback problem.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 12:48pm -
  • Sorry Cowboys fans, that penalty in the playoff loss was legit
    Ever since the Dallas Cowboys were booted from the playoffs by Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, some Cowboys fans have been complaining about a costly first quarter penalty.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 11:53am -

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  • New Faces, Same Outcome, Texans Takeaways from 2016
    The Houston Texans season has come to an end. Here are the takeaways from the 2016 campaign. What can spectators expect next fall? Saturday night’s 34-16 loss to the New England Patriots sparked a familiar feeling for Texan fans around the nation. A third consecutive 9-7 regular season finish, poor quarterback play and another loss in […]New Faces, Same Outcome, Texans Takeaways from 2016 - Toro Times - Toro Times - A Houston Texans Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 17, 10:10am -
  • Texans, OC Godsey Mutually Agree to Part Ways
    Offensive coordinator George Godsey and the Houston Texans have parted ways after a season full of offensive turmoil. After their upset bid against the New England Patriots fell short, the Houston Texans have made their first move in an attempt to improve for next season. The team announced Monday that the Texans and offensive coordinator George […]Texans, OC Godsey Mutually Agree to Part Ways - Toro Times - Toro Times - A Houston Texans Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 17, 4:04am -
  • Patriots Surge Past Texans in Second Half
    While the Texans put forth a much better effort this time around than they did in the first meeting, the end result looked very similar thanks to plenty of offensive failures to execute. In the first half, the Texans were actually the better team. They got two big turnovers but could push ahead at any […]Patriots Surge Past Texans in Second Half - Toro Times - Toro Times - A Houston Texans Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
    - 7 days ago, 14 Jan 17, 9:26pm -

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  • newHouston Texans have reasons for optimism in 2017
    As expected the Houston Texans faltered down the stretch against a tough New England Patriots team, large in part because of quarterback Brock Osweiler and his inability to move the offense down the field and keep the ball out of harms way. Although the quarterback situation for next season looks grim, the Texans have quite a few reasons to be optimistic heading into the offseason.J.J. Watt: After reinjuring his back and missing the entire season, J.J. Watt should be back for the 2017-2018 season. The Houston Texans allowed the least total yards overall without Watt’s services and having hi…
    - 36 mins ago, 21 Jan 17, 3:00pm -
  • newJadeveon Clowney fined $18k for hit on Tom Brady during playoffs
    Jadeveon Clowney will be a little lighter in the pockets for a hit on Tom Brady.During the third quarter of the Texans’ 34-16 loss to the Patriots in their Divisional Round playoff game, Jadeveon Clowney hit Tom Brady just after he released the ball. You can see the play here. After the play, Brady was visibly upset and was seen having words with officials. However, no flag was thrown.On a separate play, during the fourth quarter, Clowney was flagged for roughing the passer after Brady completed a pass to Dion Lewis. It was that one that will cost the Texans defensive end over $18,000. After…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 11:13am -
  • Rams punter Johnny Hekker calls for expansion, not relocation
    The Oakland Raiders’ decision to file relocation papers for Las Vegas is bound to bring up some strong emotions. Los Angeles Rams punter Johnny Hekker, a man certainly familiar with team relocation, expressed his thoughts on Twitter. Hekker is partially right. If the NFL wants to reach new markets (or reconnect with old ones, in the case of the Rams), expansion is preferable. That way, no jilted fans are left cussing out owners.Unfortunately, expansion has problems attached with it, as well.One, it does water the product down. The NFL has 32 teams. The other three major leagues (MLB, NBA, NH…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 3:57pm -
  • Adrian Peterson lists Texans among teams he’s interested in
    It seems to be a foregone conclusion that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will not be back with the team next season.Peterson is coming off a 2016 campaign that saw him miss all but three games to injury. In fact, the 31-year-old running back has played in a total of 20 games since the end of the 2013 season.Peterson is also set to count $18 million against the cap in 2017 should the Vikings exercise his option next month. That seems highly unlikely at this point.Despite his recent injury issues, Peterson is just one season removed from leading the NFL in rush attempts (327),…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 9:20am -
  • Bill O’Brien will call plays for Texans, won’t hire OC
    The Houston Texans fired offensive coordinator George Godsey this week, and they apparently have no interest in filling the vacant position on their coaching staff.According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Texans head coach Bill O’Brien is planning to call the offensive plays next season.O’Brien was an offensive assistant for the New England Patriots for five years from 2007-2011, including one season as offensive coordinator before he left to take the head coaching job at Penn State. While he has plenty of experience calling plays, head coaches in the NFL typically assign that…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 17, 9:19am -
  • Report: Mike Vrabel replaces Romeo Crennel as Texans DC
    The Houston Texans continue to shake up their coaching staff. Mere days after the team parted ways with offensive coordinator George Godsey, Houston is shaking up its defensive coaching staff.According to MMQB’s Albert Breer, Houston is promoting linebackers coach Mike Vrabel to defensive coordinator, replacing long-time assistant Romeo Crennel in the process. Crennel is expected to stay on as assistant head coach.Per sources, the Texans are promoting LBs coach Mike Vrabel to defensive coordinator. Romeo Crennel expected to stay, likely as ass't HC.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) January…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 17, 9:01am -
  • JJ Watt said to be ahead of schedule in back injury recovery
    The Houston Texans’ season ended in a whimper with a loss to the New England Patriots in the divisional round this past weekend, but it sounds like they have reason for optimism heading into next year.Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reported on Monday that defensive end J.J. Watt is “ahead of schedule” in his recovery from back surgery.“No idea about the time table for the offseason, but I can tell you he’s doing well,” Texans head coach Bill O’Brien said of Watt. “He’s in there working very hard to get better. He’s been in there every day. You can see him out on th…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 17, 2:27pm -
  • Bill O'Brien refuses to commit to Osweiler as Texans' starter
    Less than a year after giving him $37 million in guaranteed money, the Houston Texans sound ready to make Brock Osweiler earn their quarterback job.Coach Bill O’Brien refused to commit to Osweiler as his 2017 starter in his year-end news conference Monday.Bill O'Brien said it's too early to know if Brock Osweiler will be the starting QB next season because they have a lot of evaluating to do.— Sarah Barshop (@sarahbarshop) January 16, 2017Houston is likely stuck with Osweiler on the roster whether they like it or not. It would cost $25 million for the team to release him, so that’s…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 17, 11:57am -
  • Jadeveon Clowney: Texans rattled Tom Brady
    Tom Brady and the New England Patriots may have put away the Houston Texans on Saturday, but things were not made easy for the superstar quarterback.Texans defensive lineman Jadeveon Clowney believes that the Texans had Brady rattled despite the fact that they lost 34-16.Clowney on Texans defense against Brady: "Oh yeah, he was rattled."— Ryan Hannable (@RyanHannable) January 15, 2017Brady was sacked twice, pressured frequently, and threw two interceptions after having thrown just two in the entire regular season. Those numbers would back up Clowney’s assertion, as would this third q…
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  • Earl Thomas throws shade at Tom Brady, Patriots
    Earl Thomas threw some shade at Tom Brady while watching the Patriots beat the Houston Texans in the playoffs on Saturday.Upset about his Seahawks losing to the difficult Falcons on Saturday, Thomas sent the following tweet about Brady and the Pats:It’s easy to see where the frustration comes from.First off, Thomas is out for the season with a broken leg, so he’s unable to help his team. Secondly, his Seahawks lost earlier in the day and had a much more difficult match-up than New England. Third, the Pats beat the Seahawks in the Super Bowl two seasons ago, so there is a rivalry betwe…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Jan 17, 8:26pm -

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