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Houston Texans Safety D.J. Swearinger Under Investigation By Houston Police for Stealing His Own Truck

The Houston Texans are a rarity in the NFL. They are a team that does not have many if any players have problems with the law. Historically, the team has been among the lead leaders when it comes to players staying out of trouble. However, that appears to be changing.It looks like safety D.J. Swearinger may be in a little trouble and for stealing his own truck.via BroBibleRead more »
Via FatManWriting
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hartline meeting with the Houston Texans

The Miami Dolphins decided to part ways with wide receiver Brian Hartline earlier this offseason, and he will draw quite a bit of interest in free agency. One team that is already interested in signing him is the Houston Texans, and he is meeting with them this afternoon to discuss a potential contract. #Browns are still in the running for Brian Hartline, but he’s visiting...
Via Sports-Glory
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Should Texans consider moving on from Arian Foster?

Now that the Houston Texans are on the verge of parting ways with future Hall of Fame wide receiver Andre Johnson, focus turns to whether this team is prepared to fully turn the page from its somewhat successful past. Johnson—the team’s longest tenured player—was also its second ever first-round pick back in 2003. He ranks first in franchise history in receptions (1,012), receiving...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Should Texans consider moving on from Arian Foster?

Now that the Houston Texans are on the verge of parting ways with future Hall of Fame wide receiver Andre Johnson, focus turns to whether this team is prepared to fully turn the page from its somewhat successful past. Johnson—the team’s longest tenured player—was also its second ever first-round pick back in 2003. He ranks first in franchise history in receptions (1,012),...
Via Sportsnaut
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texans release center Chris Myers

HOUSTON (AP) -- Veteran center Chris Myers has been released by the Houston Texans. Myers was released Wednesday after playing for the Texans for seven seasons. He started all 112 games in his career in Houston. He holds the NFL's longest active streak for consecutive games played for an offensive lineman (153) and consecutive starts at center (128). The 33-year-old was a sixth-round...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans are moving on from Andre Johnson

Andre Johnson has a good chance of winding up in the Pro Football Hall of Fame down the road. Johnson, who has starred with the Houston Texans over the past 12 seasons, is about to become a free agent after the organization justifiably decided he is not worth the $16.14 million cap hit in 2015. By cutting Johnson, the Texans will save $8.8 million against the cap while also saying...
Via This Given Sunday
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Plan to Cut Chris Myers

Andre Johnson isn't the only Houston Texans veteran skipping town this week.ProFootballTalk.com released the news on Wednesday that veteran center Chris Myers and the Texans will be parting ways soon. Myers, a seven-year starter in Houston, will be a free agent by the time next Wednesday's deadline roles around.Letting go of Myers frees up around $6 million that the Texans would...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Deadspin calls Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt “a lying clownfraud”

Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt is pretty universally well liked and respected. That’s why this was so surprising. J.J. Watt is a lying clownfraud: http://t.co/5uYNaTPFDb — Deadspin (@Deadspin) March 4, 2015 Their blog centers around the cabin in the woods Watt is supposedly living at this offseason. Essentially, it looks pretty damn nice. Apparently Deadspin was disappointed...
Via cover32 - Texans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texans Releasing C Chris Myers, Free Up $6M In Cap Space

Pro Football Talk reports that the Texans have informed veteran C Chris Myers that he’s being released. Myers, 33, still had one year remaining on his four-year, $25 million contract that included $14 million guaranteed. He was set to make a base salary of $6 million for the 2015 season. According to OverTheCap.com, releasing Myers will ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Tip Their Draft Plans When They Told Andre Johnson He's No Longer a Starter?

It's a sad time for fans of the Houston Texans. They are having to say goodbye to one of the team's veteran players, wide receiver Andre Johnson. After being told that he should not expect 40 catches next season he laughed off the notion and said he wants out. The team gave him permission to seek a trade, but Johnson has since gone back and told them to just release him.So--any guesses...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Houston Texans QB Tom Savage at the bottom of latest QB Power Rankings?

Quarterback remains the most-important position in all of sports, but that doesn’t mean it’s not evolving. In fact, the past 10 years have seen a drastic shift in the way success is defined behind center. No longer are quarterbacks asked to simply stand in the pocket and deliver passes to receiver. More and more, they are becoming dynamic, two-way threats, players who can torment...
Via cover32 - Texans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andre Johnson laughed upon hearing he wouldn't start

Houston Texans’ wide receiver Andre Johnson has apparently had enough after the team told him he would have to take on a smaller role in 2015. He has since asked for a trade or to be released outright. Johnson had this to say when coach Bill O’Brien told him last week he shouldn’t be expecting to catch more than 40 passes for the upcoming season (via the Houston Chronicle...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Potential Suitors for Andre Johnson

Andre Johnson's time with the Houston Texans has come to an end.Johnson has officially requested that the Texans either trade or cut him before the 2015 season due to contract issues and an inevitable lessened role. Houston has allowed the perturbed wideout to seek a trade in hopes of getting some value out of the 33-year-old.The trade/cut seems to be beneficial for both sides. Johnson...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans fare well in logo power rankings

It’s the symbol that represents a city and a franchise; it’s the mark that fans wear with pride, showing their allegiance to their favorite team. That’s what makes a logo important. And while every NFL team’s signature is recognizable, not all of them are created equal. Some are classic and iconic. Others are modern and cool. But a few are downright putrid, bastions from...
Via cover32 - Texans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Check Out JJ Watt’s Insane $800,000 Cabin In Wisconsin

Houston Texans defensive lineman JJ Watt is spending his offseason in Wisconsin, where he resides in a $800,000 cabin that sits on 36 acres of land he owns. Watt told the media in January that the cabin is “really minimalistic” and located in the “middle of nowhere” – two descriptions that miiiiiight be a little Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans' Andre Johnson on the trade block

Looks like its the end of the road for wide receiver Andre Johnson in Houston, as the team has granted him permission to seek a trade, first reported by the Houston Chronicle's John McClain. This news comes after the team told Johnson that he would have a reduced role in 2015, something that obviously didn't sit well for him. He later requested the team trade or release him....
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five potential landing spots for Andre Johnson

With Andre Johnson now on the trade market and likely to hit free agency, there are going to be a ton of teams interested in his services. The future Hall of Fame receiver may be getting a little long in the tooth, but he’s still able to produce at a starter-caliber level. The seven-time Pro Bowler caught 85 passes for 936 yards and three scores last season. He did so with a wide...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texans Parting Ways With Andre Johnson

The Houston Texans are reportedly parting ways with future Hall of Fame receiver Andre Johnson. Per John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans told Johnson that he would have a reduced role next season, and the seven-time Pro Bowler subsequently requested a trade or his release from the team. The news comes as a surprise to some, partially because just last Christmas, the...
Via Gridiron Grit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: 7 unrestricted free agents

NFL unrestricted free agents - 2015 league year and free agency begins March 10 (4 PM ET)   An unrestricted free agent (a player who has completed four or more accrued seasons) may sign with any team without any compensation owed to his old team through the first scheduled day of training camp in late July.   At that point, if his old team makes a tender offer by June...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans First Round Draft Selection

With the Houston Texans unsure about who will be their starting quarterback for the upcoming season, it is important to make sure there is a strong offensive line to protect whoever it will be. The offensive line played fairly well last year. There were some low points where the quarterback was being pressured way more than he should have been, but overall the line played well together...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans free agency preview: Can Mallett take Houston to next level?

A season after dramatic change at the top, the Houston Texans are on the ascent. Despite getting mediocre play from the quarterback position, Houston was very competitive losing four of their seven defeats by a touchdown or less. Bill O'Brien will be tasked with finding a way to improve the passing game and replacing other key defensive pieces departing in free agency. Ryan Mallett...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agent QB Mallett wants to remain with Texans

The Houston Texans have already made it known they would like to have Ryan Mallett back with the team in 2015, and according to the free agent quarterback himself, he wants to be back.  "I'd love to be here," Mallett said during an appearance at Texas Children's Hospital. "Hopefully we can get something worked out." Earlier in the week, head coach Bill O'Brien and general manager...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans 2015 NFL Draft approach

With the NFL Scouting Combine this weekend we are seeing plenty of talented prospects that are hoping to improve their draft resume. The Houston Texans have a few different paths that they could take with this year’s draft. Obviously this all depends on who they resign. The big two upcoming free agents are Kareem Jackson and Ryan Mallett. It is fairly likely that they will both...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Serious concern’ over Jadeveon Clowney’s knee

Jadeveon Clowney’s rookie season was a disaster and went nothing like he or the Houston Texans would have liked, and now there is “serious concern” about his future. Clowney had sports hernia surgery in June after being drafted No. 1 overall, underwent arthroscopic surgery on his knee after getting hurt in Week 1, returned briefly...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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