Texans Rumors & News

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    John McClain @McClain_on_NFL

    Andre Johnson reported to Texans this morning.

  • NFL in LA? It could happen sooner than you think

    Sporting News "At long last, after a 19-year absence, the NFL is ready to return to Los Angeles. It's no longer a matter of if, but when. Expect the NFL to announce a return to America's entertainment capital and the second-biggest market in the next 12 months, with one or two teams debuting in Los Angeles no..." July 24

  • Houston releases Brad Smelley, leaving Jay Prosch as Texans' only fullback

    Alabama.com "The Houston Texans waived former Alabama standout Brad Smelley on Tuesday, leaving Jay Prosch from Auburn as the only fullback on the NFL team's roster. The Cleveland Browns selected Smelley as a tight end in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He ended up on the Browns' practice squad..." July 23

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Veteran OT Tyson Clabo agreed to terms with the #Texans, according to his agent, Chad Speck.

  • Andre Johnson still holding out while staying close to Texans

    Houston Chronicle "Just because Andre Johnson has been seen at NRG Stadium doesn’t mean the veteran wide receiver is about to end his holdout. ESPN reported Tuesday that Johnson was seen at the Texans’ facility and the appearance was a “good sign.” A source with direct knowledge of the situation said Johnson’s..." July 22

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    Jerome Solomon @JeromeSolomon

    Expected to be at camp on time. RT @taniaganguli Good sign for the #Texans: WR Andre Johnson was at NRG Stadium yesterday, sources said.

  • Jadeveon Clowney trying to be ready for Texans camp

    NFL.com "Jadeveon Clowney will be on hand Monday when Houston's gaggle of rookies gather for Texans training camp. Whether he'll be ready for the team's first practice on July 26 is another story. The top overall pick in May's draft told reporters on Friday that he has yet to be cleared after last..." July 18

  • Arian Foster: Andre Johnson 'is Houston'

    Fox Sports Southwest "Andre Johnson continues to be at odds with the Texans as his status for training camp remains uncertain, but fellow star Arian Foster can't see the dynamic receiver playing anywhere else but Houston. "He is Houston," Foster told KPRC in Houston. "I remember when I had my little run where I had..." July 18

  • Count on Johnson to be with Texans when the dust settles

    Houston Chronicle "The Andre Johnson controversy will be resolved one of two ways: He will report to the Texans under the terms of his contract, or he will sit out. Johnson, one of the best receivers in NFL history, will not be traded for several reasons. The Texans want him to finish his career in Houston. They..." July 11

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    On Andre Johnson: Source tells me he would restructure his contract to help a potential new team get under the salary cap. Not a pay cut tho

  • 14d
    Rob Rang @RobRang

    Draft started and is over with no players being selected.

  • Report: Andre Johnson wants a trade, four teams interested

    Pro Football Talk "Andre Johnson has already said he’s not sure he’ll show up for Texans training camp. But what he really wants is to show up for someone else’s. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Johnson has told the Texans he wants to play elsewhere, and four teams are interested in making a..." July 11

  • Andre Johnson: I don’t know if I’ll play for the Texans this year

    Pro Football Talk "Texans receiver Andre Johnson is unsure if he’ll play for the Texans this year. Asked on NFL Network if he’ll be in a Texans uniform for Week One, Johnson answered, “I don’t know. I can’t answer that question.” Johnson, who skipped both voluntary workouts and mandatory minicamp, said he has..." July 10

  • Andre Johnson: 'Hopefully' I'll appear at Texans camp

    NFL.com "Andre Johnson wanted nothing to do with Houston's offseason program, but the All-Pro wide receiver expressed optimism on Wednesday that he'd be in uniform when the Texans open training camp later this month. "Hopefully. We'll see what happens," Johnson told NFL Media's Marcus Smith. "Training..." July 09

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    John McClain @McClain_on_NFL

    Brian Cushing said he's not sure when he'll be able to go full speed but he knows he'll be ready for opener against Washington.

  • Federal Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

    Slate "A federal judge on Monday gave preliminary approval to the concussion compensation deal between the NFL and former players. The ruling comes two weeks after U.S. District Judge Anita Brody raised questions over whether the $675 million cap on damages paid by the league was sufficient to cover the..." July 08

  • Jadeveon Clowney: My goal in the NFL is to sack Andrew Luck

    Pro Football Talk "The first pick in the 2014 NFL draft is eager to get after the first pick in the 2012 NFL draft. Texans pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney said in a video on the Texans’ website that sacking Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is high on his list of priorities in the NFL. “My goal for the rookie season..." July 07

  • Clowney: 'My goal in the NFL is to sack Andrew Luck'

    Fox Sports Southwest "Soon after the Houston Texans drafted Jadeveon Clowney with the No. 1 overall pick, the former South Carolina defensive star said Colts quarterback Andrew Luck "better have his head on a swivel." Two months later, with the season fast approaching, Clowney still has his sights set on getting to..." July 07

  • Brooks Reed getting ready for “totally different” job

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans had a surplus of outside linebackers when they used the first pick in the NFL Draft on Jadeveon Clowney. So they used to to address their shortage inside. Veteran Brooks Reed has been forced inside in the past, but it looks like a full-time job now. “It’s totally different,”..." July 01

  • Jags boast of bigger videoboards with jab at Cowboys, Texans

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars soon will unveil their new video boards with a soccer match and a country music show. (“Hey, you got your peanut butter in my mayonnaise!”) As the team anticipates unveiling the largest such structures in the NFL, the Jags have taken a shot at the team with the giant, hovering..." June 29

  • Texans keep waiting to reward Watt

    Pro Football Talk "The Houston Texans have 99 problems but No. 99 ain’t one. Yet. Defensive end J.J. Watt, a 2011 defensive rookie of the year candidate and the 2012 NFL defensive player of the year, became eligible for a new contract upon completion of the 2013 regular season. But the Texans have shown no..." June 28

  • Surgery gives Clowney 'fresh mind'

    CSN Houston "Johnathan Joseph knows a lot about Jadeveon Clowney and maybe even more about playing with a sports hernia. The Texans cornerback, who said he will be ready for the first day of training camp, is from the same hometown (Rock Hill, South Carolina) as Clowney and has known him for years. Joseph..." June 28

  • NFL agrees to blank check to pay concussion damages

    New York Post "The NFL’s stalled concussion settlement with 4,500 former players appeared to pick up steam again Wednesday when the league agreed to lift the cap on money available to eligible victims. Under the new agreement, the NFL must pay claims for the next 65 years while no longer limiting the fund for..." June 26

  • Why Advertisements are Probably Coming to NFL Jerseys

    ACME Packing Company "The Green Bay Packers wear some of the most iconic uniforms in all of sports. They're simple, clean, a palette of football nostalgia that harkens back to the days where you could drink scotch at work, smoke on airplanes and mustaches were a defining feature of one's manliness. If you like these..." June 22

  • NFLPA collusion lawsuit to proceed

    Covers.com "A court overturned a decision to dismiss the NFLPA's lawsuit against the NFL for collusion stemming from salary cap penalties toward the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins in 2012. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Wednesday reportedly overturned a decision by Judge David..." June 20

  • Texans ship T.J. Yates to Falcons for Akeem Dent

    Pro Football Talk "Reports of T.J. Yates‘ release by the Texans were exaggerated. Or maybe just erroneous. On Tuesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported that Yates had been cut, on the same day coach Bill O’Brien named Ryan Fitzpatrick the starter. Now, a source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT that..." June 19

  • Will the Ravens pursue former Texans quarterback T.J. Yates?

    Baltimore Sun "Now that the Houston Texans have cut former starting quarterback T.J. Yates, there's a lot of talk about whether he'll be reunited with Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak in Baltimore. It makes a lot of sense. Yates has made five regular-season starts and two in the playoffs, and he's..." June 18

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Texans just released TJ Yates, source says

  • O’Brien names Fitzpatrick the starting quarterback in Houston

    Pro Football Talk "New Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt opted to cut Ryan Fitzpatrick in lieu of paying him the reasonable sum of $3.25 million for 2014. New Texans coach Bill O’Brien has embraced Fitzpatrick the team’s new starter. Via multiple reports, O’Brien has named Fitzpatrick the starting quarterback in..." June 17

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Texans have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with offensive tackle Will Yeatman, according to a source

  • Andre Johnson won’t attend minicamp; no movement with Texans

    Houston Chronicle "Veteran wide receiver Andre Johnson won’t attend the Texans’ mandatory minicamp Tuesday through Thursday, his adviser and uncle Andre Melton said Monday. While Johnson’s absence was expected, Melton’s comments confirmed the seven-time Pro Bowler remains at odds with the Texans and there’s no..." June 16

  • Still no indication that the Texans would trade Andre Johnson

    Pro Football Talk "As Texans receiver Andre Johnson continues to be sufficiently unhappy with the team to not show up for offseason workouts, the Texans continue to show no inclination to give him what he wants — a new home. But Johnson remains dug in. With potential fines for skipping mandatory minicamp at only..." June 15

  • Texans’ J.J. Watt dealing with hyperextended knee

    Houston Chronicle "Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt is dealing with a hyperextended knee. Coach Bill O’Brien said Watt’s injury is minor and not a concern. The 2012 NFL defensive player of the year tweaked his knee during practice Thursday." June 14

  • Texans’ Jadeveon Clowney has sports hernia surgery; out until training camp

    Houston Chronicle "Texans rookie defensive end Jadeveon Clowney had sports hernia surgery, coach Bill O’Brien said Friday at NRG Stadium. Clowney, the No. 1 overall pick of the 2014 NFL draft, was dealing with a groin injury. O’Brien said Clowney was evaluated in Philadelphia and the team decided the best option..." June 13

  • Texans tackle David Quessenberry undergoing cancer treatment

    USA Today "Houston Texans tackle David Quessenberry is undergoing treatment after being diagnosed with lymphoma, the team announced Tuesday. Quessenberry "experienced fatigue and a persistent cough over the past week and sought a medical evaluation to find the cause," the team said in a statement. "David..." June 10

  • QBs Keenum,Yates on the bubble in Houston

    Covers.com "Quarterbacks T.J. Yates or Case Keenum may soon be searching for a new NFL team. The Houston Texans will likely enter training camp with only three quarterbacks, coach Bill O'Brien said Monday at NRG Stadium. If the Texans trim their roster from four to three QBs, either Yates or Keenum is..." June 09

  • Texans could release a quarterback before training camp

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans may enter training camp with only three quarterbacks, coach Bill O’Brien said Monday at NRG Stadium. If the Texans trim their roster from four to three QBs, either T.J. Yates or Case Keenum is expected to be the odd man out. “Any time you have four … I don’t think it’s easy to..." June 09

  • Texans seek offensive stability via trio of tight ends

    Houston Chronicle "During Bill O’Brien’s final year in New England, the Patriots put up offensive numbers with two players at one position the rebuilding Texans can only hope to approach in 2014. Turning Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez into a unified unit, the 2011 Patriots collected 169 receptions, 2,237..." June 08

  • Why the Texans signed Ryan Fitzpatrick

    ESPN.com "When Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien arrived in Houston, he talked about intelligence, good accuracy and solid leadership being what he wanted in a quarterback. It's what he hearkened back to when asked why he liked quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick in free agency. "We really liked his..." June 07

  • Jadeveon Clowney, Texans agree to rookie contract

    SB Nation "Jadeveon Clowney and the Texans have agreed on a four-year deal that will pay the defensive end handsomely, and give Houston a pass rush to rival any in the NFL. Jadeveon Clowney and the Houston Texans have come to an agreement on a rookie contract, according to John McClain of the Houston..." June 07

  • Arian Foster 'ain't too proud to beg' Andre Johnson to stay in Houston

    CBSSports.com "The whole Andre Johnson saga in Houston is weird. The wideout would like to play for someone other than the Texans, mainly because he's sick of losing and/or watching defensive backs run the other way with passes intended for him. But Houston could be better than expected, maybe. He also has this..." June 06

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    Brian McCarthy @NFLprguy

    focusing on 3 cities for now to potentially host next year's Draft (NYC, Chi, LA). other cities remain in the mix

  • Texans’ Arian Foster looking like old self, Duane Brown says

    Houston Chronicle "Reading anything into OTAs is tricky, at best. No pads, no hitting, no real contact. But All Pro left tackle Duane Brown said Thursday it’s clear that star running back Arian Foster, a close friend of Brown’s, is quickly returning to form. “He’s looking good, man,” Brown said Thursday at..." June 05

  • Roman numerals holiday: NFL not using them for Super Bowl 50

    Sporting News "There will be no Super Bowl L. Oh, don't worry, the NFL's annual championship game and crossover sports spectacle will still take place at the San Francisco 49ers' new Levi's Stadium in 2016. It just won't be labeled with a Roman numeral that translates to English shorthand for "loser." The..." June 05

  • Report: NFLPA mulls change on how players get paid

    Fox Sports "The NFL Players Association is proposing an idea, which would assist players in managing their money by changing the pay cycles of their base salaries, according to a USA Today Sports report. The proposal would mean players would be paid on a bi-weekly schedule over a 52-week calendar year,..." June 03

  • Jadeveon Clowney enjoys mixing business with football

    USA Today "Jadeveon Clowney shook hands, fist-bumped with great enthusiasm and gave dozens of hugs as more than a hundred trading card collectors lined up to meet 10 of the most famous NFL rookies Saturday. Clowney, the hulking defensive end who was the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft, by the Houston Texans,..." June 01

  • Texans 'trying to mimic' Patriots on offense

    CBSSports.com "Bill O'Brien comes to the Texans from the Patriots (by way of Penn State) so it's no surprise he's going to do things in a similar fashion. Also: the Patriots are really good, so if, as T.J. Yates claims, the Texans are "trying to mimic" them, it's probably not a bad thing. “Obviously watch..." May 31

  • Chris Johnson wants Jets to get Andre Johnson

    Newark Star-Ledger "Longtime Texans receiver Andre Johnson is unhappy with the situation down in Houston. New Jets running back Chris Johnson thinks the solution—both for Andre Johnson and the Jets—would be to swing a trade to bring Andre Johnson to Florham Park. Or, as Chris Johnson so succinctly phrased it..." May 28

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Texans WR Andre Johnson wasn’t present at OTAs today, as he indicated he wouldn’t be. Team had said talks were positive. Still, no show tho

  • Texans’ QB competition remains ‘wide open’

    Houston Chronicle "Four quarterbacks have a chance to be the Texans’ Week 1 starter. Ryan Fitzpatrick, Case Keenum, T.J. Yates and rookie Tom Savage participated during the first day of OTAs Tuesday at the Texans’ indoor practice facility near NRG Stadium. First-year coach Bill O’Brien said the team will..." May 27

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  1. Just curious about Lonnie Ballentine at OTA's
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