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Ryan Mallett named Texans starting QB week 11 vs. Browns

Two former New England Patriots quarterbacks will face off next time the Houston Texans take the field. The Texans, who are on a bye this week, have named Ryan Mallett their starting quarterback for Week 11 against the Cleveland Browns. Fellow ex-Patriots backup QB Brian Hoyer is expected to start for the Browns. Mallett will replace Ryan Fitzpatrick, who is 4-5 as the Texans’...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans finally make a change at quarterback

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who has struggled mightily so far in 2014, has lost his job. O"Brien says Ryan Mallett is now the #Texans starter. — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) November 5, 2014 The 4-5 Texans have seen many super human efforts from J.J. Watt and their defense be for not due to Fitzpatrick’s struggles. The veteran QB had just 11 touchdown...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallet deletes tweet about 'seizing the opportunity"

Bob Levey/Getty ImagesWhen former Patriots quarterback Ryan Mallet was traded to the Houston Texans before the start of the season, many thought it would be to contend for the starting job with Ryan Fitzpatrick. After Fitzpatrick and the Texans have struggled in the first half of the season it just might be Mallet time. And Mallet knows it. He tweeted out Sunday night that he was...
Via Patriots Life
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans won't rule out benching Ryan Fitzpatrick

The Houston Texans have played competitive football through the first nine weeks of the season. But all they have to show for it heading into a Week 10 bye is a 4-5 record. One of the primary reasons Houston hasn’t been on the winning side of the ledger more is the play of starting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who simply isn’t a starter in the NFL anymore. He completed less...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Ryan Fitzpatrick’s mid-way, surprising QB ranking unveiled

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick is Not Who We Thought He Was Going to Be

When the Houston Texans signed journeyman quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick fans of the team everywhere let out a collective groan. With the exception of one really good season in Buffalo he--well, he wasn't that good. He was good enough to be a back-up maybe, but if he was your starting quarterback you better have a solid defense and a good running game.Opinions were pretty low of...
Via FatManWriting
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick Has Very Few Weaknesses

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick will making his fourth-career start against the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night and while the Harvard product has yet to register a win against black and gold, he figures to be a tough opponent nonetheless. For starters, while Fitzpatrick has just as many interceptions as touchdown passes (6), heading into the […] Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick...
Via Steelers Depot
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The rise of Houston's Bill O’Brien

Nearly three years ago, I knew very little about current Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien. Truth be told, I wasn’t exactly enthralled when my alma mater, Penn State, hired O’Brien to be the man tasked with replacing Joe Paterno and popular defensive coordinator Tom Bradley, the man who took over as interim coach after […] The post Not A Sideshow BOB: The Rise Of Bill...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick’s former teammate took a shot at him on twitter

Shawne Merriman has always been a very truthful person, and whether or not you want to hear it, Merriman is not afraid to say what is on his mind.  Well yesterday, Merriman took a shot at his former teammate.  He stated Fitzpatrick is a great quarterback……wait for it…..wait for it…AS A BACK-UP….. OUCH!!! Shawne Merriman    @shawnemerriman  […] The post Texans QB...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 11, 2014  |  1 Comment

VIDEO: Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is smarter than you

When new Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien announced that Ryan Fitzpatrick would be the team’s starting quarterback in June, there was a firestorm of controversy and criticism. The main question centered around whether or not Fitzpatrick is really QB1 material. We’ll leave the analysts and father time to decide that question. What is beyond debate is that Fitzpatrick is...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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