TEXANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Why are the Houston Texans bystanders in free agency?

Imagine that you’ve been looking forward to a neighborhood cookout for months. It’s going to be right outside your house, with all the food you can imagine, all you have to do is walk out your front door. The only responsibilities you have are a long list of chores that must be completed before you can go outside and enjoy yourself. Just before it starts, you bite the bullet...
Via isportsweb.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texans projected to receive a lot of compensatory draft picks in 2018

The Houston Texans will likely have a lot of draft picks in 2018. There has been a large outcry from fans this offseason after they watched the Houston Texans allow star cornerback A.J. Bouye, starting safety Quintin Demps, and linebacker John Simon all leave as free agents. The good news is that the Texans will […] Texans projected to receive a lot of compensatory draft picks...
Via Toro Times
12 hours ago

Mel Kiper Jr’s latest mock draft has the Texans taking Cam Robinson

I can’t imagine the Houston Texans using their first round pick on a offensive tackle instead of a quarterback. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle as well as most other media members seem to believe the Houston Texans will use their first round pick on quarterback. It looks like ESPN NFL draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. […] Mel Kiper Jr’s latest mock draft has the Texans taking...
Via Toro Times
16 hours ago

2017 NFL Mock Draft: Mel Kiper Says The Texans Will Take...

Mel Kiper’s third mock of the 2017 NFL Draft is up. Find out what he has the Texans doing with all the Tony Romo smoke swirling. I thought that A.J. Bouye’s departure to Jacksonville might result in more mock drafts matching defensive backs with your Houston Texans, particularly with so many observing what a talented cornerback class this is, but it hasn’t really happened...
Via Battle Red Blog
18 hours ago

What They Are Saying: Deshaun Watson

In this edition of What They Are Saying we look at what is being said around Twitter on Deshaun Watson. — Deshaun Watson (@DeshaunWatson4) March 21, 2017 : https://t.co/Ydt5uQXVol pic.twitter.com/jOCbAU8tx5 — Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) March 21, 2017
Via The Clemson Insider
20 hours ago

The Morning Fix: Texans’ draft news and more

Good morning Houston! We have a lot of Houston Texans news for you today. In case you missed it, the Texans attended South Florida as well as North Carolina’s pro days this week. I also gave my reason for why the Texans should trade for Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins. Here’s some Texans’ news from […] The Morning Fix: Texans’ draft news and more - Toro Times...
Via Toro Times
23 hours ago

This week in Texans offseason

See how Texans players have been spending their free time this offseason.
Via HoustonTexans.com
1 day ago

Report: Texans “Aren’t An Option” For Jay Cutler

Texans fans weigh in with whether beggars can in fact be choosers. Although Texans fans are mostly mired in the debate about whether their beloved squad should acquire Tony Romo, there is another veteran quarterback on the market some have believed (feared?) the good guys are destined to end up signing as a free agent. Not for any real tangible reason beyond the music stopping and...
Via Battle Red Blog
1 day ago

Mock Draft Survey 6.0: QB is the call?

The experts agree: the Texans will take a QB with the 25th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.
Via HoustonTexans.com
1 day ago

Michael Irvin: Texans won’t take over Texas if they land Tony Romo

Even if the Texans land Tony Romo in a trade, the Cowboys will always own the state of Texas. At least that’s the opinion of Michael Irvin.Irvin was on The Dan Patrick Show and expressed confusion as to why Houston had not been more aggressive in its pursuit of Romo. That led to Patrick asking the Dallas legend if dealing Romo within the state would cut into the Cowboys’ fanbase...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Browns are (finally) making good moves

It’s been tough for Cleveland Browns fans. In the past 20 years, the team has had only one playoff appearance, losing in the Wild Card round in 2002. They have gone through six head coaches and 18 starting quarterbacks in just the last 10 years. They have botched numerous high draft picks and mishandled millions of dollars in salary cap money. Now, though, it seems the Browns...
Via The Sports Quotient
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans scouts head to Pro Days

Pro Days are in full swing and Texans scouts are headed across the nation to check out the top prospects.
Via HoustonTexans.com
3 days ago

The good and bad of the 2017 free agency for the Houston Texans

As the second week of the 2017 free agency closes, the Houston Texans have been quiet. After failing to re-sign cornerback A.J. Bouye and finally ditching the hefty contract of Brock Osweiler, the Texans have sat back and allowed the chaos of free agency to unfold around them with little participation. Pros Along with getting rid of Brock Osweiler, the Texans brought back both special...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

David Carr: Texans gave up on Brock Osweiler too soon

Brock Osweiler’s one-season stay with the Houston Texans was cut abruptly short when the team traded him to the Cleveland Browns last Thursday.Becoming the latest member of the Texans Quarterbacks Alumni Association, Osweiler has since met up with NFL Network analyst and former Texans quarterback David Carr.Sharing some of his thoughts after that exchange, Carr gave his opinion...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins discusses how the attitude toward domestic violence needs to change

The NFL has been widely criticized in the past for not taking domestic violence seriously, and in the past it has given tougher suspensions for players found using marijuana than those found guilty of domestic violence. Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins wants to make sure domestic violence is taken more seriously by fans and his colleagues in the NFL. At a breakfast with Houston...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texans interested in Malcolm Butler, would trade second-round pick

The New Orleans Saints are not the only team interested in prying star cornerback Malcolm Butler away from the New England Patriots.According to Erc Edholm of Yahoo Sports, the Houston Texans also want to add Butler to the mix. They would reportedly be willing to send a second-round draft pick to the Patriots. A second-round pick probably wouldn’t be enough, as Butler is a restricted...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Broncos, Texans smart to avoid Tony Romo trade?

The Denver Broncos and Houston Texans don’t seem big on the idea of a trade for Tony Romo.Which is the right way to go about the situation.According to MMQB’s Peter King, both franchises have set a limit to their pursuit of the Dallas Cowboys’ veteran quarterback:I’ve talked to people in Houston and Denver, and who knows what happens if Jerry Jones holds Romo hostage for...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans to draft QB in first round even if they get Romo?

The Houston Texans are in need of a young quarterback that they can develop into an NFL-caliber starter, and they could still be searching for that player even if they acquire Tony Romo this offseason.With the Texans having moved on from Brock Osweiler and his ridiculous salary, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle expects the team to consider selecting a quarterback in the first...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Altercation with O'Brien led to Osweiler being cut

It’s no secret that Bill O’Brien and Brock Osweiler didn’t see eye to eye a few times during the quarterback’s tenure with the Houston Texans.So it’s not surprising that an altercation involving the two in Week 17 was the final straw that broke the camel’s back in terms of Osweiler’s failed stay in Houston.In Week 17 of the 2016 NFL season, Osweiler began the game...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns seeking third-round pick for Brock Osweiler

Brock Osweiler will not be a Cleveland Brown for long, though the team is still trying to get something for him.According to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com, the Browns want a third-round draft pick in exchange for Osweiler, and are willing to throw in a fifth rounder of their own to sweeten the pot. They’re also said to be willing to eat up to half of Osweiler’s $16 million...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Day one of free agency for the Houston Texans

On the first day of free agency, the Texans did something unprecedented in the NFL. They traded Brock Osweiler and his $37 million dollars of guaranteed money, a second round pick in 2018 and a sixth round pick in 2017. In return? The Texans received a fourth-round pick in 2017 but more importantly, they cleared $16 million overall and $10 million in cap space. In this NBA-type...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans trade Brock Osweiler to Browns, who reportedly might cut the QB

The Houston Texans apparently have had enough of Brock Osweiler as their quarterback. A little more than a year after signing him to a four-year, $72 million contract, the Texans dealt the 26-year-old and a second-round pick in 2018 to the Cleveland Browns for a fourth-round pick, according to multiple reports Thursday. The Browns now assume the remainder of Osweiler’s deal, according...
Via FOX Sports
13 days ago

Why J.J. Watt Doesn't Want You to Play Just One Sport

J.J. Watt has strong opinions about young athletes specializing in one sport. The Houston Texans defensive end took to Twitter last night to share his thoughts on what's become a lively debate in the amateur athletic community: Everyone's entitled to make their own decision, but the research supports Watt, who was a four-sport athlete in high school, for what it's worth. Of all the...
Via Stack
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill O’Brien: J.J. Watt ‘doing very well’ in recovery from surgery

Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien provided an encouraging update concerning the status of J.J. Watt’s surgically repaired back.“J.J.’s doing well,” O’Brien said Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine, via ESPN. “I’m not a doctor. I’m not going to stand up here and give you exactly everything that’s going on with him medically, because to be honest with you...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

A pledge to stop shaming teams for selling the farm for potential franchise quarterbacks

I was extremely critical of the Houston Texans’ decision to spend $72 million last offseason on a quarterback with seven career starts and a passer rating of 86.0 on his résumé. And it turns out, a lot of us were right. Brock Osweiler doesn’t appear to be a franchise-caliber quarterback, and the Texans are likely suffering from buyer’s remorse after Osweiler posted the second...
Via This Given Sunday
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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