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MNF Pick: Texans at Colts
Despite what some people think, there are no real rules for betting on pro football. You can subscribe to trends or patterns or never betting against a home favorite of less than 7 points at home against an AFC team in October. One semi rule that a lot of people use as...
3 years, 8 months ago   |   MNF Pick: Texans at Colts ( 0 )
Former Oakland Raider Offensive Coordinator Now a Houston Texan
Gregg Knapp, a man many credit with engineering the run game success enjoyed by the Atlanta Falcons several years ago and the Oakland Raiders more recently when he held the offensive coordinator spot with both teams, is now going in a different direction. Knapp is the l...
4 years, 5 months ago   |   Former Oakland Raider Offensive Coordinator Now a Houston Texan ( 0 )
Houston, here is your problem
There it was, and if it wasn’t staring down at them from the Jumbotron or Funkitron or whatever the hell they call the big screens in Reliant Stadium, the Houston Texans' defense surely later heard of the one eye-popping, team-damning statistic responsible for the team’...
5 years, 9 months ago   |   Houston, here is your problem ( 2 )
Texans place S Brown on IR, sign Sapp
After an arm fracture suffered in last week’s loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars and subsequent surgery, the Houston Texans placed safety C.C. Brown on injured reserve. Commentary: Up against a whole lot of history going into the franchise’s 100th game against the weaken...
5 years, 10 months ago   |   Texans place S Brown on IR, sign Sapp ( 3 )
Williams’ injury suggests NFL needs shorter preseason
Even the most die-hard Houston Texans fans probably had no clue who Harry Williams was before taking on the Dallas Cowboys on Friday night. The preseason is in place to let guys like Williams get some playing time to impress their coaches or raise other teams' eyebrows....
5 years, 11 months ago   |   Williams’ injury suggests NFL needs shorter preseason ( 6 )
Little-known names litter Houston’s offense
Before selecting tackle Duane Brown with their first-round pick in April's NFL draft, the Houston Texans hadn’t used a first-rounder on the offensive side of the ball since taking wide receiver Andre Johnson in 2003. Their defense, of course, is led by former first-da...
5 years, 11 months ago   |   Little-known names litter Houston’s offense ( 5 )
Houston set to dance the “Texan two-sack”
Around this time a year ago, the Houston Texans were still being criticized for allegedly making the wrong selection with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft. Everyone thought that it was a slam dunk that Reggie Bush would be the top choice and become a mainsta...
5 years, 11 months ago   |   Houston set to dance the “Texan two-sack” ( 5 )
Texans running on empty
What would you say if I told you that the Houston Texans and New England Patriots have something in common? You'd probably call me crazy. However, in the wonderful world that is the National Football League, these two teams also share a bond with the Detroit Lions and...
5 years, 11 months ago   |   Texans running on empty ( 7 )
Texans ink fourth-round LB Adibi to four-year deal
Houston and fourth-round linebacker Xavier Adibi came to terms on a four-year contract July 16. No financial terms of the deal were released. Adibi was one of college football's most productive players while at Virginia Tech. His size (6-foot-2, 224 pounds) was said t...
6 years ago   |   Texans ink fourth-round LB Adibi to four-year deal ( 3 )
Fan Pulse: Houston Chronicle writer says Williams isn’t best on the Texans
Texans beat writer John McClain thinks Houston DE Mario Williams is a good player. He's just not the best on his team's roster. Following up on CBS Sportsline writer Pete Prisco's Top 50 Players in the NFL column, which has generated plenty of its own headlines, McC...
6 years ago   |   Fan Pulse: Houston Chronicle writer says Williams isn’t best on the Texans ( 3 )
Fan Pulse: Texans and Benson discussing contract?
A rumor popped up from a poster on Texans Talk about the possibility of former Longhorns RB Cedric Benson returning to the Lone Star State. It doesn't seem Texans fans share any sort of nostalgia when it comes to Benson's college success. A poster started the thread...
6 years, 1 month ago   |   Fan Pulse: Texans and Benson discussing contract? ( 9 )
Texans sign former Patriot Colvin
Former Patriots LB Roosevelt Colvin signed a contract with Houston on Monday. Terms of the deal were not immediately released, but his agent, Kennard McGuire, said "I think you're going to see Roosevelt Colvin here for a long time." Colvin has 52.5 sacks in nine NFL s...
6 years, 1 month ago   |   Texans sign former Patriot Colvin ( 7 )
Texans’ Okoye to turn 21, finally
Tuesday will mean more to one Houston Texans player than the end of the offseason program. For Amobi Okoye it will signal that he will be legally able to drink in most states, as he'll turn 21 years of age. Commentary: Okoye started high school at age 12 and college a...
6 years, 1 month ago   |   Texans’ Okoye to turn 21, finally ( 5 )
Texans sign veteran CB Poole
The Houston Texans have been busy scheduling visits with free-agent defensive backs, but the 35-year-old Tyrone Poole has put an end to that. Houston signed the 13-year veteran on Tuesday, ending a search that included tryouts from Shaun Williams and Raymond Walls, and...
6 years, 11 months ago   |   Texans sign veteran CB Poole ( 1 )
Why don’t the Texans get it?
What is it that Rick Smith doesn't get about the Houston Texans? After inheriting a team essentially built by former General Manager Charley Casserly and including No. 1 overall pick Mario Williams, Smith saw the Texans give up 43 sacks; this represents about 2.7 per g...
7 years, 2 months ago   |   Why don’t the Texans get it? ( 23 )
RealFootball draft blog - Houston Texans
1:57 The "experts" just whined and moaned for five minutes about the pick, but you know what, they do this every single year, and they might be right about half the time. I remember back when the Bengals took Levi Jones, the left tackle out of Arizona State, Kiper a...
7 years, 3 months ago   |   RealFootball draft blog - Houston Texans ( 10 )
Schaub trade may be another big mistake for Texans
There's no doubt that the Houston Texans' Wednesday trade to acquire former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Schaub was an intriguing move. However, one has to wonder if it was the right decision by the Texans, who haven't climbed out of the NFL's basement in the first...
7 years, 4 months ago   |   Schaub trade may be another big mistake for Texans ( 16 )
Plummer and Texans a perfect match
It's not often in today's free-agent market that a player and a team form a perfect match -- especially when that player is technically not even a free agent. But Jake Plummer might as well be. It's almost accepted fact league wide that he'll be removed from Denver th...
7 years, 5 months ago   |   Plummer and Texans a perfect match ( 11 )
Texans bring in a little Oiler blood
On Wednesday, the Houston Texans decided to go old school, bringing former Houston Oilers player and assistant coach Frank Bush to help with various aspects of the defense. Bush's last NFL stop was as an assistant head coach and linebackers coach for the Arizona Cardina...
7 years, 6 months ago   |   Texans bring in a little Oiler blood ( 0 )
Don’t look now, but Carr’s among the league’s best
The Houston Texans have started the 2006 regular season in familiar 0-2 fashion, which isn't necessarily surprising if you look at their troubled history. However, everything's not lost in the Lone Star State. The team's most maligned player since it came into the lea...
7 years, 10 months ago   |   Don’t look now, but Carr’s among the league’s best ( 0 )