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Battle Red Balls - Texans v. Colts

Game balls given out before the Texans even play the Colts. What a country! Welcome back to the most glorious time of the week, when we give out the age old, cherished for eons award of Battle Red Balls. This week, our beloved Houston Texans are traveling to the land of Baby Horses. Last time the Texans were in Indianapolis, they left with a thrill of victory and would love nothing...
Via Battle Red Blog
58 minutes ago

WATCH: AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl Press Conference | Kevin Sumlin 12.9.16

video courtesy Houston Texans/AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl
Via Texas A&M Aggies Athletics
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First Glance: Texans at Colts

Here are 5 things to watch when the Texans face the Colts in Indianapolis.
Via HoustonTexans.com
1 hour ago

Game Status Report: Texans at Colts

Get the final injury report for Sunday's game against the Colts.
Via HoustonTexans.com
2 hours ago

Texans say Jadeveon Clowney will play against Colts

The Texans played without defensive end Jadeveon Clowney while they slumped to a third straight loss in Green Bay last weekend, but they expect to have him back against the Colts this Sunday. Clowney is dealing with elbow and wrist injuries and didn’t practice on Wednesday before returning to the field for the final two…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 hours ago

Three and Out: Useless Predictions for Texans-Colts

The BRB staff predicts Houston’s visit to Indianapolis in a key late-season AFC South matchup. Tim: Texans 21, Colts 17. This isn't an elimination game for the AFC South title and the division's sole playoff berth, but it's close. I choose to believe that the Texans' defense will get into Andrew Luck's kitchen enough to be the difference on Sunday. This prediction assumes...
Via Battle Red Blog
2 hours ago

Bleach Social: Where Are You Watching Texans-Colts?

Texans fans talk about what they have planned for Houston’s gigantic intradivision game against the Colts on Sunday. Your Houston Texans are on a three-game losing streak. Once 6-3, they’re now 6-6, remaining atop the AFC South purely based upon their 3-0 record within the division. They shall travel to Indiana to enter the arena against the 6-6 Indianapolis Colts. To quote...
Via Battle Red Blog
8 hours ago

Jonathan Grimes does "little bit of everything" at RB

RB Jonathan Grimes brings many things to the Texans offense and special teams.
Via HoustonTexans.com
20 hours ago

Houston's Reader flourishes under watchful eye of Wilfork

HOUSTON (AP) By the time D.J. Reader was 10 years old, he already had the body type he has today. And, he realized that if he kept playing football, his place would be on the defensive line. It was then that Reader discovered a rookie nose tackle playing for the New England Patriots: Vince Wilfork . Reader was drafted by the Houston Texans 12 years later and was thrilled at the...
Via Associated Press
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Playoffs Won't Hide Texans' Problems

Despite the fact that they're having a rough season, the Houston Texans are still on track to make the playoffs, if they can win the AFC South. But if they do host a first-round game, it hopefully won't distract the front office from the truth.
Via Sports On Earth
1 day ago

Jadeveon Clowney practiced Thursday, considered day-to-day

The Texans practiced without defensive end Jadeveon Clowney on Wednesday because of the elbow and wrist injuries that kept him from playing against the Packers last Sunday, but the news from Thursday’s practice was more positive. Clowney was able to get on the field with his teammates, a development that brightens his chances of playing…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Texans: The Straw That Broke The Camel’s Back

When the season began the Texans projected starting defense looked dominating. How things have changed. Romeo Crennel should be commended. He lost J.J. Watt – No problem. No Kevin Johnson – still no problem.  John Simon out – defense stays strong. No Jadeveon Clowney – smoke and mirrors, but still tough. Lose Johnathan Joseph – problem…big problem. […] Texans: The...
Via Toro Times
1 day ago

Brock Osweiler says he’s ready for a “must win” game vs. Colts

Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler knows just how important Sunday’s game against the Colts is, with the two teams at 6-6 and part of a three-way tie atop the AFC South. “This game Sunday afternoon in Indianapolis, this is the biggest game of our season,” Osweiler said. “I’m viewing our season right now as a one-game…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Texans LB Brian Cushing has been playing with two broken bones in back

Football players find themselves suiting up and playing through injuries most of us could scarcely imagine. The idea of walking around with broken bones in your back is bad enough. Now, think about the fact that Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has been playing under these circumstances, and cringe-worthy comes to mind. Cushing indicated on Wednesday that he’s played through...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston focused on making playoff push after 3-game skid

HOUSTON (AP) The playoffs are starting early for the Houston Texans. At least that's what coach Bill O'Brien and players are telling themselves after three straight losses capped by Sunday's 21-13 defeat at Green Bay has erased their lead in the AFC South. ''Moving forward, every game is a playoff game, starting next week in Indianapolis,'' quarterback Brock Osweiler said. ''We...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Osweiler: Texans ‘very close to exploding as an offense’

Houston Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler has been among the NFL’s worst passers in 2016, and the offense he leads has been among the league’s most anemic. Houston also has a minus-50 point differential this year, despite posting a 6-6 record. Yet the offensive deficiencies that have plagued the Texans, thanks in large part to Osweiler’s inability to get the ball into the...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans backup QB taken to hospital with elbow infection

The Houston Texans will be without their primary backup quarterback in Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers, as Tom Savage is being treated for an infection in his elbow. Tracy Wolfson of CBS Sports reports that Savage was taken to the hospital on Sunday after he woke up with pain in his elbow. Told Texans BU QB Tom Savage woke up with an infection in the elbow of his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney not traveling with Texans, out Sunday against Packers

The Houston Texans are heading into a critical road game against the Green Bay Packers without star pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney, a development that will have a huge impact on the contest. As passed along by James Palmer of NFL Network, Clowney will not even travel with Houston as he recovers from elbow and wrist injuries. Texans announce Jadeveon Clowney will not travel with...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt donates $10K to injured high school player in a coma

Houston Texans defensive star J.J. Watt donated $10,000 to a GoFundMe campaign for an injured high school football player who is in a coma. “If there’s anything I can do to help,” Watt added in a message, “please let me know. Sending my best wishes to Grant and the entire Milton family.” During a Woodlands High School game last Saturday, linebacker Grant Milton was critically...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork and Jadeveon Clowney switched jerseys at practice, and it was hilarious

The Houston Texans had some fun at practice Friday when a few players decided to switch jerseys. Defensive lineman Vince Wilfork just so happened to switch jerseys with his much smaller linemate Jadeveon Clowney, and it was hilarious. Via Sarah Barshop of ESPN.com: A few Texans players switched jerseys at practice today, but the Vince Wilfork and Jadeveon Clowney swap is probably...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Watt accidentally confirm relationship with Xmas pic?

J.J. Watt has remained tight-lipped about his relationship with presumed soccer star-girlfriend Kealia Ohai. But the Houston Texans superstar may have let the cat out of the bag by inadvertently confirming the two are an item by way of a holiday-centric photo. Watt recently posted evidence of his holiday handiwork as he prepared his home for Christmas. While the decorating done...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

McKinney's work shines for Houston Texans

HOUSTON (AP) Benardrick McKinney is often overshadowed on a Houston defense filled with first-round picks. But this season it's been hard to ignore the work of the linebacker, who leads the team and is tied for sixth in the NFL with 101 tackles, helping the defense remain the strongest part of the team despite the loss of J.J. Watt. McKinney is in his second year in Houston after...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans should fear future with quarterback Brock Osweiler

Entering the previous offseason, the Houston Texans were in a major predicament. Would they continue to string along a group of mediocre quarterbacks or plunge into a major financial risk? On March 10, the highly-regarded backup Brock Osweiler signed a four-year, $72 million contract, including $37 million in guarantees in the first two seasons with the franchise. Last season...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL owners unhappy with concussion settlement payout

If you believe the NFL got one heck of a deal when it came to the concussion lawsuit settlement, you’re likely in the majority of sports fans in the country and the world. But, don’t count the people who are writing the checks in the league amongst those. According to a report by Pro Football Talk, NFL owners are not happy to be the only ones sued and paying out over concussions...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans not benching Brock Osweiler for Tom Savage

Brock Osweiler’s poor play on Sunday will not result in him losing his job. Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien said “no” when asked if Osweiler would be replaced with backup Tom Savage. “No,” O’Brien said, via ESPN. “We’re going to come in here tomorrow, we’re going to correct mistakes, and move on to Green Bay.” Osweiler had arguably his worst game of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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