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Texans release 4 players

The Houston Texans have released 4 players in their attempt to get down to the 53-man limit. The players are: Defensive tackle Louis Nix Running back Kenny Hilliard Defensive lineman Brandon Deaderick Wide receiver Damaris Johnson  
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

AFC South Power Rankings: Where Do the Texans Rank?

View image | gettyimages.com AFC South Ranking: 2 Click to See Full Rankings The Houston Texans may not have a franchise QB on the roster, but they do have a pretty good defensive lineman. Of course I’m referring to J.J. Watt, who was recently voted as the best player in the NFL by his peers. In addition to the reigning defensive player of the year, Houston’s defense is lead...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

3 highlight videos that will have Houston Texans fans amped for the regular season

Are you ready for the start of the season? At this point, we’re so close to actual football that everyday I don’t have football is legitimately painful. I need it! It’s been way too long! AROUND COVER32 Fantasy Football: The top 20 defense in 2015 First and 10: The top-10 candidates for Coach of the Year Top 10: The NFL’s second-tier inside linebackers QB Rankings: Odds...
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Flashback: Dallas Cowboys vs. Houston Texans

In honor of the final preseason game for the Dallas Cowboys Thursday night, here is the history between the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans. These two teams meet most preseasons, but when they don’t they meet in the regular season (every fourth year). The Governor’s Cup and The Houston Oilers The Governor’s Cup (Texas) is the trophy awarded to the winner between the Dallas...
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J.J. Watt's showbiz career was launched by a burrito

Thousands of people flock to Los Angeles each year hoping to find their big break into show business. For Houston Texans defensive standout J.J. Watt, all it took was a line about a burrito. During one of Watt’s “miked up” sessions in 2012, he was caught telling ex-Ravens running back Ray Rice “I’ve eaten burritos bigger than you.”  That quip made it into a montage...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork Wears Overalls, Just About Nothing Else On ‘Hard Knocks’ (Videos)

HBO’s current season of “Hard Knocks” has pulled its weight so far, it largely has Vince Wilfork to thank. The Houston Texans defensive lineman has been one of the more entertaining stars of the show so far. On Tuesday morning, though, we got a hint that he might take things from hilarity to downright absurdity in the latest episode. How well is @wilfork75 adjusting to...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarpinian released by Texans on deadline to cut roster to 75

The Houston Texans have cut 11 players, including linebacker Jeff Tarpinian, and placed rookie linebacker Reshard Cliett on injured reserve on the deadline to reduce rosters to 75 players. Tarpinian appeared in 22 games for Houston over the last two seasons and had 36 tackles combined in those two years. Cliett, a sixth-round pick out of South Florida, injured his knee early in camp...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing Has A Little Trouble Spelling Opportunity On Hard Knocks

The only bad thing about having cameras around all the time is that they catch everything. If something does something stupid, disgusting, or a little embarrassing it will probably be caught on film. If it is you can rest assured that it will likely make it on the air as well.So when you try to spell 'opportunity' like Brian Cushing apparently did during practice and fail, you can...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Coach Says He’s Keeping Swear Jar During ‘Hard Knocks’

Every year, people seem to lose their minds when watching the hit HBO show Hard Knocks. They can’t seem to believe that players and coaches would use so much foul language while inside the locker room and on the field. This year seems to be no different, as the Houston Texans and their head coach, Bill O’ Brien, have come under fire for their colorful language. But don’t worry...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans head coach Bill O'Brien to make donation for his plentiful F-bombs on 'Hard Knocks'

Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien revealed on Tuesday that he's turning profanity into charity. On this season of HBO's training camp documentary series "Hard Knocks," the fiery coach has frequently been slinging F-bombs and other expletives (and that's only what the final edit reveals). O'Brien's mother Anne has previously expressed dismay over her son's potty mouth, but she...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

McNair: Pats caused problem by not cooperating with Deflategate

    Houston Texans owner Bob McNair believes the Patriots are to blame for the Deflategate scandal in large part because they did not cooperate with the NFL’s investigation. McNair joined Mike Meltser and Seth Payne on Texans Radio Tuesday and shared his opinions on Deflategate. “What escalated the whole thing is that (Tom) Brady and the Patriots were going to cooperate...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill O’Brien starts charity swear jar for cursing on ‘Hard Knocks’

When mama isn’t happy then nobody’s happy. So when Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien’s mother wasn’t happy with all his cursing on HBO’s Hard Knocks, he had to do something to get back in her good graces. He didn’t stop swearing, but he has started a swear jar, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. The proceeds from the jar will benefit the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stevie Brown, Alan Bonner Headline Texans' Trim to 75

Despite what seemed to be a solid preseason performance for the Houston Texans, safety Stevie Brown was cut by the team last Friday. Brown was just the first of many as Houston prepared to cut their roster down to 75 players.The players cut by Houston on Monday are as follows:Alan Bonner (WR)Jace Davis (WR)Travis Labhart (WR)Anthony Denham (TE)Aaron Adams (OL)Cody White (OL)Bryan...
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Texans cut LB Tarpinian as part of moves to reach 75-man limit

Linebacker Jeff Tarpinian, who spent most of the last two seasons as a member of the Houston Texans, was among the players released Tuesday as the team got down to the NFL-mandated 75-player limit. The moves were reported by the Houston Chronicle. Tarpinian, who signed an extension with the team in the offseason, led the Texans in special-teams tackles last season with 12. In all...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill O'Brien: Texans running game 'too inconsistent'

With star running back Arian Foster out for the foreseeable future after having surgery on his injured groin in August, the Houston Texans have turned to turned to backups Alfred Blue, Chris Polk, Kenny Hilliard and Jonathan Grimes. Through three games, the Texans rank 13th in the preseason in rushing, averaging 99.7 yards per game, but just 2.8 yards per run. Hilliard, who is filling...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork rocks nothing but suspenders on 'Hard Knocks'

    A lot of good stuff has been happening on the latest season of HBO’s “Hard Knocks,” but the best episode of the series may be airing on Tuesday night. Apparently those who tune in will be treated to Houston Texans defensive lineman Vince Wilfork wearing suspenders with very little — if anything — on underneath them. How well is @wilfork75 adjusting to life...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt 'heartbroken' over Jennifer Aniston's marriage

It’s on to the next chapter for J.J. Watt. Watt has a not-so-secret celebrity crush on actress Jennifer Aniston, so news of her recent marriage to actor Justin Theroux caught the Houston Texans defensive end off guard, to say the least. “She got married a couple weeks ago,” Watt joked Sunday during Houston’s preseason game against the New Orleans Saints when FOX sideline...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Was Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins Robbed Of A Touchdown?

In the first quarter of Sunday's preseason game against the New Orleans Saints it looked like Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins had made a tremendous catch while being interfered with for a touchdown. The refs called it incomplete, but the Texans challenged the call. In the end, the call was upheld with the refs saying he didn't have control of the ball (because he shifted...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans RB Alfred Blue With The One-Yard Dive Into The End Zone Against New Orleans

The Houston Texans are facing two huge question marks on offense this season: (1) can Brian Hoyer get the job done, and (2) will there be a running game without Arian Foster? Time will tell on Hoyer, but there are signs that make it appear as if the running game might be able to survive until Arian Foster can play.When guys make one-yard dives into the end zone like Alfred Blue did...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Playboy model Lindsey Pelas wants a piece of JJ Watt

    JJ Watt is a man in demand. Even one of the hottest girls on Instagram wants a piece of him. Model Lindsey Pelas, who has posed for Playboy, was spotted by TMZ at LAX recently. The cameraman noted the model’s Dodgers cap and asked whether she thought any of the players were cute. Pelas then used that as an opportunity to mention her crush on Watt, who she acknowledged...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans QB Ryan Mallett missed practice because he overslept

Just two days after being told he was losing the starting quarterback gig to Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallett didn’t show up for practice with the Houston Texans. Now we know why. According to John McClain, long-time beat writer for the Houston Chronicle, Mallett slept in. Ryan Mallett missed practice cause he overslept but showed up later for meetings. Will b at practice Friday, business...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett angry about losing starting Texans QB job

The Houston Texans, after their second preseason game, have decided on who will be the starting quarterback for the team. And the winner? Brian Hoyer, who signed with the team in the offseason and beat out Ryan Mallett for the job. And if you think for a second that Mallett isn’t emotional about the decision … well, you’re dead wrong: “Disappointed? Yeah,” Mallett...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans QB situation quickly turning into a nightmare

After Saturday’s preseason game against the Denver Broncos, the Houston Texans quarterback situation looks like a nightmare. If forced to name a starting quarterback between Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer after how terribly each one performed, head coach Bill O’Brien would likely answer “none of the above.” While Mallett, who started for the Texans, completed five of seven...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill O’Brien on Jadeveon Clowney: 'So far, so good'

Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is finally healthy enough to practice, and head coach Bill O’Brien is pleased with the second-year player’s progress through a few sessions. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, O’Brien explained that the team is steadily increasing Clowney’s workload each practice. O’Brien said: “We do a little bit...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill O'Brien's mom taken aback by son's 'Hard Knocks' cursing

Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien recently stated he was wary of having his parents — especially his mother, Anne — watch his performance in HBO’s “Hard Knocks,” mostly due to the fact they might witness some unsavory things coming out of his mouth as he coaches up his players. “She’s not going to be very happy with me,” O’Brien said. Despite his warning...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss
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