Texans Rumors & News

  • 6h
    Dave Zangaro @DZangaro

    Arian Foster, Ben Jones and D.J. Swearinger are questionable for Sunday's game against the Giants. #Texans

  • 2d
    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    Bill O'Brien just said you can expect Texans to use J.J. Watt 'more and more' moving forward as red-zone TE. Watch out league!!

  • Swearinger’s knack for the ball reaping benefits for Texans’ defense

    Houston Chronicle "Second-year strong safety D.J. Swearinger has been involved in three of the Texans’ six turnovers during their 2-0 start. Swearinger forced a fumble at the Texans’ 8-yard line in the 17-6 victory over Washington. He recovered a fumble at the Raiders’ 3 in the 30-14 victory at Oakland. He also..." September 16

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL?

    ThePostGame.com "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • Charles Woodson's blunt take on Raiders after loss to Texans: 'We suck'

    Fox Sports "Charles Woodson is what some might call a "straight shooter." Woodson's Oakland Raiders looked absolutely dismal for the second consecutive week, being shut out for three quarters en route to a 30-14 loss to the Houston Texans. After the game, the veteran cornerback was asked what he thought..." September 16

  • Texans beat Raiders 30-14, improve to 2-0 for fifth straight season

    Houston Chronicle "For the fifth straight season, the Houston Texans are 2-0. Last year, you might remember, the Texans followed with a disastrous 14 consecutive losses. This year, though, already has a different feel to it. The Texans thoroughly dominated the Raiders 30-14 on Sunday, becoming the first team..." September 15

  • Andre Johnson: It’s “good to have” coach with Bill O’Brien’s style

    Pro Football Talk "During the offseason, wide receiver Andre Johnson had a lot of questions about the direction that the Texans were taking after a 2-14 season in 2013. Johnson stayed away from the team until training camp, when he reported for work and started getting some answers. Johnson seems to like what..." September 14

  • NFL Leads Push For Franchise in Europe

    ThePostGame.com "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09

  • Jadeveon Clowney injury caused by Texans field turf?

    Larry Brown Sports "Jadeveon Clowney is expected to miss anywhere from four to six weeks after suffering a torn meniscus in the Houston Texans’ win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday. According to Texans safety DJ Swearinger, the turf at NRG Stadium could be to blame for the injury. “He told me on the field..." September 09

  • Jadeveon Clowney tears meniscus in Texans debut, could miss 4-6 weeks

    Houston Chronicle "Rookie outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney is expected to miss from four to six games after suffering a torn meniscus in his right knee during Sunday’s 17-6 season-opening victory over Washington. Clowney, the first overall pick in the draft, suffered the injury while rushing quarterback Robert..." September 08

  • Texans beat Redskins 17-6 in season opener

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans’ season-opening 17-6 victory wasn’t the prettiest win in franchise history. But considering they haven’t had a regular-season win in 357 days, it was beautiful. New quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick hit DeAndre Hopkins for a 76-yard touchdown pass, Alfred Blue blocked a punt and returned..." September 07

  • 12d
    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Jadeveon Clowney limped off on the last snap, is going to the locker room with a trainer now.

  • 12d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Buffalo's EJ Manuel and Ryan Fitzpatrick already on hot seat. Their teams won't hesitate to turn to backup QBs, Kyle Orton and Ryan Mallett.

  • David Quessenberry present at Texans’ home opener

    Pro Football Talk "Texans offensive tackle David Quessenberry, diagnosed with lymphoma in June, is present for the club’s regular season opener vs. Washington, Kevin Cooper of the club’s media relations staff said Sunday morning. The 24-year-old Quessenberry is on the Texans’ reserve/non-football illness list. He..." September 07

  • 12d
    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Per source, Texans TE Garrett Graham will not play today. That means rookie CJ Fiedorowicz is likely to get the start for Houston.

  • J.J. Watt’s deal looks a lot like Mario Williams

    Pro Football Talk "The official numbers have arrived regarding the J.J. Watt contract. And they look a lot like the details of the deal signed in 2012 by a guy who played with Watt during his rookie year. Per a source with knowledge of the contract, Watt’s deal contains the following payments: (1) $10 million..." September 06

  • Rookie tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz to start if Garrett Graham is unable to play

    Houston Chronicle "Unless veteran tight end Garrett Graham’s tight back gets to feeling better by Sunday morning, the Texans will have a second rookie starting Sunday against Washington. Top draft pick Jadeveon Clowney has been medically cleared to make his NFL debut at outside linebacker, while coach Bill..." September 06

  • Texans 'targeted' Matt Barkley before Ryan Mallett trade

    CBSSports.com "The Patriots and Texans finally ended the most boring game of chicken we've seen a while, with New England dealing backup quarterback Ryan Mallett to the quarterback-starved Texans, where Mallett will work with his old offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien. But according to 790 Sports Talk's Lance..." September 06

  • 14d
    Scott Bair @BairCSN

    #Raiders MLB Nick Roach listed as questionable, Chekwa officially ruled out.

  • Andre Brown, Erin Henderson Suspended

    Pro Football Rumors "Three more suspensions have been announced today by the NFL, but unlike Wes Welker‘s four-game penalty, these late-minute bans won’t have an adverse effect on any teams around the league, since the players being disciplined are all free agents. According to Howard Balzer of The SportsXchange (via..." September 05

  • 15d
    Tania Ganguli @taniaganguli

    Clowney had a concussion. Said it took him a week to get through protocol. He's healthy now. #Texans

  • Clowney suffered a concussion during preseason

    Houston Chronicle "Texans No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney missed time in the preseason with a concussion, but he has been cleared and will play in Sunday’s season opener against the visiting Redskins. Clowney suffered the concussion during a practice against the Broncos in Denver. He did not play in the..." September 04

  • Broncos' Von Miller: Texans' J.J. Watt 'underpaid'

    USA Today "The scrum of television cameras and reporters hovering around Von Miller started to clear away Wednesday afternoon, but the Denver Broncos' star pass rusher had a question. "Doesn't anyone want to know about the chickens?" Miller said. The mercurial pass rusher, who is set to make his full..." September 04

  • J.J. Watt hit the gym at 3 a.m. on night after finalizing huge contract, gets locked out

    Fox Sports "Pro Bowl defensive end J.J. Watt celebrated his record-making contract extension with the Houston Texans on Tuesday by showing up at the team's training facility at 3 in the morning. Watt couldn't sleep. Only problem is, the gym's doors were locked. According to the Houston Chronicle, Watt..." September 03

  • J.J. Watt agrees to six-year, $100 million deal with the Texans

    Houston Chronicle "When Texans defensive end J.J. Watt signs his six-year, $100 million contract extension that includes $51.876 million guaranteed, he will become the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history. Watt’s extension surpasses the previous record set by former Texans defensive end Mario Williams,..." September 02

  • Texans look to future with trade for Mallett

    Houston Chronicle "Eight months of changing the fallen Texans and two years of digging Penn State out of an unthinkable hole partly obscured why Bill O’Brien was chosen as the third coach in Bob McNair’s 12 years of football ownership in Houston. The Texans’ offense became a turnover-filled disaster in 2013...." September 01

  • Danieal Manning, Texans reunite

    ESPN.com "Safety Danieal Manning never wanted to leave the Houston Texans, and after an offseason away, he's getting another opportunity with the team, his agent Russel Hicks said. Manning is flying to Houston on Sunday and is expected to sign with the team on Monday pending a physical "It was just a..." September 01

  • 18d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Rams claimed QB Case Keenum on waivers, per team official. Rams spent a lot time researching Keenum past 24 hours.

  • 18d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Ryan Mallett has been traded to the #Texans, source says

  • Pats get only a conditional 2016 seventh-round pick for Mallett

    Pro Football Talk "There apparently wasn’t much of a trade market for quarterback Ryan Mallett. Despite talk that the Patriots might get a mid-round draft pick in trading Mallett, they gave him up today for only a conditional 2016 seventh-round pick. That’s what the Texans gave up to acquire Mallett, according to..." August 31

  • Chris Clemons out, Danieal Manning expected back in at safety for Texans

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans cut safety Danieal Manning early in the offseason, but there appears to be a reunion in the works. Brian Smith of the Houston Chronicle reports that the team is expected to sign Manning, who was cut by the Bengals, to their 53-man roster if he passes his physical. Manning spent the..." August 31

  • 19d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Texans cut WR Mike Thomas after claiming former #Eagles WR Damaris Johnson, source says.

  • 19d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Some #Columbia #Lions news: OT Jeff Adams was claimed off waivers by the Houston #Texans from the #Titans.

  • Texans make 22 roster moves, many more on the way

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans made 22 cuts this weekend to get to the 53-man roster limit. But since they hold the first spot in waiver-claim order and need plenty of help, they’ll likely make many more over the coming days and weeks. Other than former second-rounder Brandon Harris, there weren’t many..." August 31

  • 19d
    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Expect Jets to scour wire & explore/inquire about possible trades for CBs. Intriguing name to keep an eye on: Texans' Johnathan Joseph #nyj

  • 20d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    At this point, QB Ryan Mallett is still on the #Patriots roster. If he’s cut, the #Texans are expected to claim him. Hasn’t happened yet tho

  • Texans cut 2011 second-round pick Brandon Harris

    Pro Football Talk "Another recent Texans draft pick has been sent packing. Cornerback Brandon Harris, a 2011 second-round draft pick, was cut by the Texans today, according to James Palmer of CSN Houston." August 30

  • Texans move on from Ricardo Mathews

    Pro Football Talk "After four years with the Colts, defensive lineman Ricardo Mathews joined the Texans, who were looking to replenish depth after the departure of Antonio Smith and Earl Mitchell. The Texans have decided to rely on their defensive-line depth elsewhere. Per a league source, Mathews has been..." August 30

  • 20d
    James Palmer @JPalmerCSN

    Source: #Texans have released CB Brandon Harris. Harris was a 2nd round pick in 2011 (60th overall) by the Texans.

  • Gabbert struggles, Johnson shines in 49ers’ romp over Texans

    San Francisco Gate "Blaine Gabbert ended on an otherwise forgettable performance Thursday night with a touchdown toss. If the 49ers are fortunate, it will be the last in-game pass Gabbert throws this season. With Colin Kaepernick among 19 of the 49ers’ starters taking the fourth preseason game off Thursday..." August 29

  • 21d
    James Palmer @JPalmerCSN

    Kicker Chris Boswell was released by the #Texans this morning. Not enough opportunities in games to beat out incumbent Randy Bullock.

  • D.J. Swearinger not fined for hit that concussed Welker

    Pro Football Talk "Texans safety D.J. Swearinger earned the ire of Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and a penalty for a hit in last week’s preseason game that left Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker with a concussion, but the league didn’t think he did anything that warranted further punishment. PFT has confirmed..." August 29

  • NFLPA hopeful Sean Gilbert proposes $1M minimum salary, 18 games, other changes

    Yahoo! Sports "Sean Gilbert and DeMaurice Smith need to go at it, town-hall style battle-royale style in a debate. After all, these are the two men who could go head-to-head for the NFLPA executive director spot soon, even if the sitting executive director Smith has no plans of leaving his post. Gilbert, the..." August 26

  • The Texans release nine players

    MyFOXHouston.com "The Houston Texans released nine players on Monday and placed offensive tackle David Quessenberry, who is lymphoma, on injured reserve. The Texans waived guard Sam Longo, receivers Joe Adams and Alec Lemon, running back William Powell, nose tackles David Hunter and Austin Brown, outside..." August 25

  • Bill O’Brien says Texans backup QB competition is ‘pretty close now’

    Houston Chronicle "Texans coach Bill O’Brien admitted rookie Tom Savage “closed the gap” with Case Keenum in the competition for the backup quarterback job after the fourth-round draft pick engineered a game-tying touchdown drive in the last two minutes, then added the winning two-point conversation in the 18-17..." August 25

  • Bill O'Brien defends D.J. Swearinger

    ESPN.com "Texans coach Bill O'Brien backed his safety a day after D.J. Swearinger drew the ire of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning for a hit that concussed receiver Wes Welker. "D.J. was not trying to do any harm," O'Brien said. "He was trying to make a play, make a tackle. The call was correct...." August 24

  • Texans rookie QB Tom Savage plays hero in win over Broncos

    Houston Chronicle "Rookie Tom Savage, trying to surge past Case Keenum and claim the Texans’ backup quarterback job, took a major step in that direction by rifling a 31-yard touchdown pass to second-year tight end Ryan Griffin with 59 seconds left Saturday night, then found fellow rookie Travis Labhart for the..." August 24

  • DeVier Posey continues to impress during Texans’ practices with Broncos

    Houston Chronicle "Wide receiver DeVier Posey had a terrific three days of practice against the Broncos, catching everything in sight and continuing a performance that began in the OTAs. Playing in his third season, Posey took advantage of Andre Johnson’s absence in the offseason program to work with the first..." August 22

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams

    Forbes.com "Just because the auction of the Buffalo Bills is having a tough time drawing bids above $1 billion two years after the Cleveland Browns sold for $987 million, and just weeks after the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers were sold for $2 billion, doesn’t mean the National..." August 20

  • J.J. Watt wants to remain with Texans; waiting for extension

    Houston Chronicle "J.J. Watt wants to remain with the Texans as long as possible. The 2012 NFL defensive player of the year also knows he’s in line for a major contract extension. Watt said Tuesday he hasn’t considered holding out because it would keep him off the football field. But the face of the franchise..." August 19