ESPN.com "Recently, Football Outsiders produced a chart detailing teams' adjusted games lost, a way to quantify how significantly a team was impacted by injuries. They note that for the past three years, the adjusted games lost statistic (AGL) has grown, giving them new highs in the database in each..." April 19
NFL.com "In the past two seasons Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has played in a grand total of 12 games due to knee injuries. The former Defensive Rookie of the Year tore his ACL in 2012 and broke his fibula and tore his LCL in the same knee seven games into the 2013 season. On Wednesday,..." April 17
RT @FieldYates: Texans have officially exercised the 5th-year option on DE J.J. Watt for 2015, per source. Deadline to do so was May 3.
Texans signed DE Ricardo Mathews
Houston Chronicle "It’s not Anderson “The Spider” Silva or Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell. But it is something a little different for Bill O’Brien’s Texans. Since offseason training began Monday, several players have referred to a new mixed-martial arts setup that has been added by first-year strength and..." April 12
Bengals have signed former Texans draft pick Sam Montgomery, according to a league source
Houston Chronicle "Texans running back Arian Foster said Thursday he’s fully healthy and plans to participate in upcoming OTAs. “I’m fine,” said Foster, during a premier party for Draft Day at Texans Grille. “I got cleared and I’ve been training for about two months now, so I’m feeling good.” Asked if he’ll be..." April 10
Fansided "Houston Texans running back Arian Foster is coming off surgery for a herniated disc. That has some concerned about his future and the decision to let reliable back up Ben Tate leave in free agency, though Tate wasn’t willing to hang around to be a back up. Foster is reassuring everyone that he..." April 09
NFL.com "The National Football League announced today locations and dates for the next two Pro Bowls. The Pro Bowl following the 2014 season will be played on Sunday, January 25, 2015, and televised live on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET from University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIX a..." April 09
USA Today "Are you ready for some experimental football? Granted, it's only the preseason schedule that the league announced Wednesday. Nonetheless, this summer's exhibition season provides a more compelling reason to watch -- at least during the first two weeks of games that won't seem as..." April 09
One year deal for Andre Brown and Texans per a source.
Houston Chronicle "Everyone from Texans vice chairman Cal McNair to backup quarterback T.J. Yates and center Chris Myers said it: Matt Schaub didn’t have to be in Houston on Friday night. But Schaub and his wife, Laurie, chose to be. And the duo continued to give back to the community via their GR8 Hope..." April 05
Baltimore Sun "Former Houston Texans tight end Owen Daniels is joining the Ravens on a one-year contract, according to a league source. Daniels and the Ravens agreed to terms Thursday, a transaction pending a physical. It reunites Daniels with former Texans coach Gary Kubiak, who was hired this offseason as..." April 03
Houston Chronicle "While the Texans prepare for the start of their offseason program, they re-signed veteran cornerback Elbert Mack on Wednesday. The players will be on the practice field Monday for phase one of their two-week conditioning program. Coach Bill O’Brien and his position coaches can’t be on the..." April 03
Pro Football Talk "At the league meetings last week, Texans coach Bill O’Brien said that the team will definitely be drafting a quarterback in May although he cautioned that the team wasn’t set on drafting a quarterback with the first overall pick. O’Brien said there were 10-12 quarterbacks that the Texans were..." April 01
Pro Football Talk "We noted when the Texans signed safety Chris Clemons that it put safety Danieal Manning’s job in jeopardy, and now Manning’s job is gone. The Texans released Manning today, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Manning, who was due to make $4.5 million this season, had been asked to take a pay cut." March 31
ESPN.com "Texans starting safety Danieal Manning has been asked to restructure his contract, a move that would reduce his salary and cap numbers and allow him to stay with the team, a source said. Manning, who turns 32 in August, was scheduled to make a base salary of $4.5 million this season, with a cap..." March 29
SI.com "With the 2014 NFL draft just over a month away, the rumors are beginning to heat up and it appears that several teams are interested in trading down in the first round. According to a report from Dan Pompei of Bleacher Report, the Houston Texans are “trying hard” to trade the No. 1 overall pick..." March 29
Free agent safety Chris Clemons is visiting Texans today. He played at Miami.
The #Texans are signing S Chris Clemons to a 2-year deal.
Houston Chronicle "Defensive end J.J. Watt is considered the best defensive player in the NFL. A lot of Texans fans are wondering how he will fit into new defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel’s 3-4 scheme that’s different from the 3-4 used under Wade Phillips. Watt’s strength is getting off the ball, getting up..." March 26
USA Today "Five rules changes, an extensive crackdown on on-field taunting and abusive language and a two-game preseason experiment that will move extra-point attempts from the 2-yard line to the 20 (effectively a 38-yard try) will bring a new look to the 2014 NFL season. Representatives from all 32 teams..." March 26
Harbaugh confirmed that the #Ravens are discussing the prospect of adding TE Owen Daniels, along with re-signing Ed Dickson.
Fox Sports Southwest "Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien confirmed the team will draft a quarterback in the upcoming NFL Draft, but it might not necessarily be with the No. 1 overall pick. "I don't think there is any question that we'll draft a quarterback in the draft." O'Brien said in an interview with NFL..." March 24
Pro Football Talk "The NFL isn’t done playing American football in London. In fact, not only is the NFL putting three games in London in 2014, but the London package may grow to four games in London in 2015. According to Albert Breer of NFL Network, that’s one of the subjects that will be discussed — although not..." March 24
Battle Red Blog "Last year, I was two days late in writing about J.J. Watt's birthday, and then the Houston Texans had a painful 2-14 season. Not a conincidence, and not a mistake I'll make again, thank you very much. The only thing that stinks about birthdays is that you're one year closer to turning another..." March 23
Houston Chronicle "By signing quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and trading Matt Schaub to Oakland, the Texans have given another indication they plan to use their first-round pick on a quarterback. Teddy Bridgewater, Blake Bortles and Johnny Manziel are candidates to be the first overall pick in the May 8..." March 22
Pro Football Talk "Matt Schaub will not need to win a quarterback competition in Oakland to become the Raiders’ starting quarterback. He already is the Raiders’ starting quarterback. Raiders coach Dennis Allen said after Schaub arrived in a trade with the Texans that Schaub will open the season as the No. 1..." March 22
Pro Football Talk "He’s a former Texan because of all the picks-six. So it’s only right that the Texans get a pick in the sixth for Matt Schaub. The Raiders announced that the trade was official Friday afternoon, and John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that the deal was for a sixth-round draft..." March 22
Official: As reported this am, QB Matt Schaub traded to Oakland for a 6th-round pick this year.
Pro Football Talk "The Raiders are reportedly poised to trade for Texans quarterback Matt Schaub. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Raiders are “expected” to deal a late-round selection in May’s draft to Houston for Schaub, the Texans’ starting quarterback for most of the last seven seasons. The..." March 21
Fitzpatrick signed w/Texans yesterday RT @AdamSchefter Raiders expected to trade 2014 late-rd pick to Texans for QB Matt Schaub, per source
Pro Football Talk "The Texans haven’t yet identified their franchise quarterback of the future, but they have identified a veteran who could serve as a short-term starter and/or a veteran mentor to the No. 1 overall pick. Ryan Fitzpatrick, formerly of the Titans, has signed with the Texans today. Ed Werder of..." March 21
Pro Football Talk "Two of the 13 rule changes the NFL is considering involve expanding the use of instant replay by allowing coaches to challenge personal foul penalties — and potentially much more than just that. The first proposal, put forward by Washington, is to make personal fouls reviewable. This has been..." March 20
I still believe Texans will draft a QB with first pick. I have no clue who it'll be. They have not ruled out any of the top 3.
CBSSports.com "With the tenure of NFLPA president Domonique Foxworth coming to an end, three finalists -- free agent tackle Eric Winston, free agent safety Ryan Clark and Saints tight end Ben Watson -- emerged to try to replace him. Winston ranks No. 125 on the CBSSports.com free agent list, and he was..." March 19
Houston Chronicle "Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles impressed a contingent of NFL people, including Texans coach Bill O’Brien and general manager Rick Smith, at his pro day inside the Nicholson Fieldhouse. Bortles (6-5, 232 at the combine) made every throw during a workout that lasted about 30..." March 19
Battle Red Blog "We did something! The Texans signed DT Jerrell Powe, who weighs a massive 331 pounds. As the headline states, your Houston Texans signed DT (NT?) Jerrell Powe today. News via Dave Zangaro on the teh Twitterz machine. Here's a seriously in-depth and personal scouting report on Powe from Bob..." March 18
Fansided "The Oakland Raiders are desperate to find a veteran quarterback. They have been tied to former Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons‘ quarterback Michael Vick and former Minnesota Vikings and Tampa Bay Buccaneers‘ quarterback Josh Freeman, who are free agents. They’ve also been involved in..." March 16
Fansided "Now that Houston Texans‘ running back Arian Foster has returned to Twitter, I think I’ve had an important realization. Following Foster is what it would be like to follow Rust Cohle from True Detective if he was a real person on Twitter. Check out this bit from Foster’s Twitter Bio and tell me..." March 16
Pro Football Talk "Matt Schaub and Mark Sanchez are the two top targets for the Raiders in their quest to add a veteran quarterback. That’s the word from Paul Gutierrez of ESPN.com, who reports that Schaub tops the Raiders’ list and Sanchez is next. Unfortunately for the Raiders, Schaub is still under contract..." March 16
NFL.com "Long months of whispers about Ben Tate becoming a Cleveland Brown are no longer just rumors. The former Houston Texans running back on Saturday signed a two-year deal worth about $7 million, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, citing a source who saw the contract. The Browns later..." March 16
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns are expected to sign free agent running back Ben Tate on Saturday, according to a report. Tate, who's been in Cleveland since Thursday night, should be under contract today as long he passes his physical, John Telich of Fox 8 News tweeted Saturday morning. Tate is coming off..." March 15
Former Texans DE Antonio Smith just signed a 2-year, $9M deal with the Raiders.
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Free agent running back Ben Tate, formerly of the Texans, is in Cleveland meeting with the Browns Thursday night, a league source told cleveland.com Thursday evening. If all goes as expected, the Browns could soon sign Tate, who's averaged 4.7 yards per carry in his three seasons. The club..." March 14
Garrett Graham agrees to deal Texans.