TEXANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

2016 Houston Texans Training Camp: Got Any Tips For Fans Who Haven't Gone Before?

If you've got questions, tips, or advice for fans who've attended training camp with the Houston Texans before, BRB has a forum for you to ask or answer. Your Houston Texans open training camp on Sunday morning, with that day doubling as the first of six (6) practice dates open to the public (tickets required, though). As there's a decent chance there's a Texans fan or two reading...
Via Battle Red Blog
6 hours ago

Houston Texans News: July 28, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, July 28, 2016. Houston Texans news Bell: Brock Osweiler must lift Texans to next levelThere might not be a bigger QB spotlight in the NFL this season than the one in Houston. Free-agent safety James Ihedigbo 'would love to play' for Texans - Houston ChronicleJames Ihedigbo has...
Via Battle Red Blog
10 hours ago

DeAndre Hopkins does Twitter Q&A

The Texans star wide receiver answered fan questions Wednesday night on Twitter.
Via HoustonTexans.com
10 hours ago

2016 NFL Free Agent Tracker: Should James Ihedigbo Interest The Houston Texans?

The veteran free agent safety says he'd love to play for his hometown team. Should the Houston Texans oblige? As training camps throughout the NFL open this week, veterans for whom free agency madness didn’t materialize are keeping a close eye out for opportunities. One such veteran is James Ihedigbo, a 32 year old safety who played for the Lions last year. Aaron Wilson had...
Via Battle Red Blog
1 day ago

Houston Texans: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Linebackers

The Good, Bad and Ugly – The second level of the Texans defense, the linebackers, could be exceptional in 2016. They could also be very average if injuries cause their depth to play a prominent role. Good health is important for any position group, but it is especially important for the Texans linebackers. Injuries happen, but a position […] Houston Texans: The Good, The Bad...
Via Toro Times
1 day ago

Texans-themed fantasy football names

With football on the horizon, so too are fantasy drafts. We thought we’d ask fans for their best Texans-themed team names.
Via HoustonTexans.com
1 day ago

How the Houston Texans Rookies Are Training for the 2016 NFL Season

2-14, 9-7 and 9-7 Those are the won-loss records of the Houston Texans over the past three NFL seasons. Anchored by a ferocious defense led by perennial Pro Bowler J.J. Watt, the Texans have rebounded into a contender under coach Bill O'Brien and his staff. The defense is great. DeAndre Hopkins is a premier NFL receiver. They upgraded the quarterback position with the Brock Osweiler...
Via Stack
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texans put Watt, four other players on PUP list

HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans have put star defensive end J.J. Watt on the physically unable to perform list less than a week before training camp begins.The move, which was expected, comes after Watt recently had back surgery. The NFL sacks leader last season with 17 is expected to be ready for the season opener.The 27-year-old Watt played last season with a herniated disk...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans star J.J. Watt on PUP list after back surgery

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans have put star defensive end J.J. Watt on the physically unable to perform list less than a week before training camp begins. The move, which was expected, comes after Watt recently had back surgery. The NFL sacks leader last season with 17 1/2 is expected to be ready for the season opener. The 27-year-old Watt played last season with a herniated...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

JJ Watt pens dramatic letter to fans about back injury

J.J. Watt is going a bit stir crazy while sidelined with a back injury that is expected to keep him out more than 10 weeks. Over the weekend, the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year killed some time by writing a hand-written letter to Houston Texans fans thanking them for their support. In the note, Watt vowed to be back on the field, “very soon.” pic.twitter.com/x54zmB0ide...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans’ 2016 Hope Depends on Brock Osweiler

The Houston Texans managed to make it to the playoffs last year, after overcoming an early season collapse. In week seven of 2015, the Texans stood with a 2-5 record, causing head coach Bill O’Brien to revisit basic tackling with his struggling defense. Thankfully O’Brien’s “back to basics” campaign revitalized the Texans and delivered them to the Wild Card for the first...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: J.J. Watt could be out 10 weeks after back surgery

Fans looking forward to a big season out of the Houston Texans have a reason to be concerned after learning that J.J. Watt underwent back surgery this week. The three-time AP Defensive Player of the Year played through a herniated disk in his back last season (along with other injuries). The herniated disk apparently was aggravated while Watt was doing some training, leading to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans star J.J. Watt reportedly has back surgery, will start camp on PUP list

Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt had back surgery and will start training camp on the physically unable to perform list, according to multiple reports. Watt reportedly will be ready for the season opener.But Watt's timetable might not be as optimistic as initially reported, according to NFL reporter Mike Garafolo.  This is the second time in the past six months Watt has...
Via FOX Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

JJ Watt undergoes back surgery, will open camp on PUP list

J.J. Watt underwent back surgery on Wednesday and will open training camp on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list, but the surgery should not cause him to miss any games this season. The Houston Chronicle's John McClain reported the news on Twitter Thursday about Watt's surgery: JJ Watt has undergone back surgery and will start camp on physically unable 2 perform but should...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans capsule

HOUSTON TEXANS (9-8) OPEN CAMP: July 31, Houston LAST YEAR: Inconsistency and injuries forced Texans to use four quarterbacks and they lost running back Arian Foster to season-ending Achilles tendon injury in October. Despite those setbacks defense, led by Defensive Player of Year J.J. Watt, helped them win seven of last nine games to shake off 2-5 start, win AFC South and reach...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Arian Foster Uses Instagram Videos to Show NFL Teams He's Recovered from Achilles Injury

The Houston Texans released four-time Pro Bowler Arian Foster in March. Foster has battled injuries since 2013, when he had issues with his back. More recently, a torn Achilles tendon in Week 4 cut short his playing time last season. But Foster has not given up and he's been working out to impress other teams. RELATED: Achilles Tendon Ruptures: Prevention and Recovery Foster...
Via Stack
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Braxton Miller Wants to Make an Impact for the Houston Texans

Former Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller will is looking to make an immediate impact for the Houston Texans. Miller was drafted by the Texans after transforming from a QB to a wide receiver during his senior collegiate season. Regardless of his position, the 23-year-old wants to help his new team. “Just a playmaker. I’ll play slot, outside, inside, play running back. Just...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt deserves a huge raise

After watching the events of the 2016 NFL offseason unfold, one thing is crystal clear: J.J. Watt deserves a massive raise. Universally accepted as the top defensive player, and as one of the NFL’s top players at any position, Watt is significantly underpaid as the market is currently constituted. The Houston Texans signed Watt to a six-year deal worth just over $100 million...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

How Texans WR Braxton Miller is Prepping for His NFL Debut

Braxton Miller is arguably one of the most intriguing athletes chosen in the 2016 NFL Draft. He was selected in the third round by the Houston Texans as a receiver after having played the position for just a single season for The Ohio State University. He began his Buckeyes career as a quarterback. And he excelled at the WR position. The 6-foot-1 Miller didn't post jaw-dropping...
Via Stack
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans See Significant Improvement in WR Jaelen Brown

With training camp just about two weeks away, the NFL season is officially upon us. For the Houston Texans, a new quarterback in Brock Oswieler signals a new era, but head coach Bill O’Brien has new praise for wide receiver Jaelen Brown. “Probably one of the most improved players on our football team is Jaelen Strong, O’Brien said. “From this point where he was last year...
Via The Sports Journal
16 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Hopkins Addresses Rumor That He’s Dating Johnny Manziel’s Ex Colleen Crowley

Tuesday, Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins posted a photo of himself with Johnny Manziel’s ex – Colleen Crowley – in Malibu. Naturally, the Internet wondered if they are now dating. Turns out – not so much. Thursday, Hopkins took to Twitter to issue a quick statement regarding the matter. He’s single. Btw I’m single and not looking. — Deandre Hopkins (@Nukdabomb...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Johnny Manziel’s Ex-Girlfriend Hangs With Houston Texans’ Star WR DeAndre Hopkins

Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend, Colleen Crowley, spent part of her Fourth of July weekend hanging out with an NFL All-Pro wide receiver.  Crowley was spotted with Houston Texans’ star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins in California.  Both Crowley and Hopkins, 24, shared a photo on Instagram of themselves together. The photo was captioned, “H-Town in Malibu.”  H-town...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork lands on cover of ‘Body Issue’

Vince Wilfork arguably is one of the most compelling athletes appearing in this year’s edition of the annual ESPN The Magazine Body Issue. Not only that, the 325-plus-pound Houston Texans nose tackle has landed on one of the issue’s covers. time for number.Here's @wilfork75's @ESPN the Magazine cover for the 'Body' Issue. (h/t Peter Hapak). pic.twitter.com/rDUBii3niH ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans GM hopes Jadeveon Clowney is done with injuries

Jadeveon Clowney has had his fair share of injuries since being drafted No. 1 overall in 2014 by the Houston Texans, who hope he’s already met his career quota. General manager Rick Smith, who says Clowney has been “pretty disruptive, pretty impactful” on the field when healthy, wants to believe it’s possible. “It’s just that he has suffered some injuries, which you...
Via Sportsnaut
June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork weighs in on upcoming spot in Body Issue

Vince Wilfork is among the high-profile athletes who will appear in the buff in the upcoming edition of ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue, which may come as a surprise to many given his sturdy 325-pound frame. But the 34-year-old Houston Texans defensive lineman hopes his decision to appear in the issue helps inspire people who don’t fit into what typically is considered “conventional”...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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