Texans Rumors & News

  • 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

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

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

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    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

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

  • Falcons RB Antone Smith: Jadeveon Clowney is 'just a guy'

    CBSSports.com "You might've seen this quotable nugget in this week's "Sorting the Sunday Pile" but in case you missed it: Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney blew someone up in the backfield again. That someone was Antone Smith, a running back for the Falcons. It looked something like BAM. Smith, as you..." August 18

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    Brian T. Smith @ChronBrianSmith

    #Texans' O'Brien said Savage was limited throwing because emphasis was on running offense. Still has a long way to go. #NFL

  • Texans bounce back in a major way with big win over Falcons

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans responded from disastrous start to coach Bill O’Brien’s first preseason in resounding fashion Saturday night, pounding the Atlanta Falcons 32-7 Saturday night to secure their first victory of any kind in 335 days. Most significantly, quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick recovered from his..." August 17

  • Texans’ kicking battle remains wide open, O’Brien says

    Houston Chronicle "Randy Bullock vs. Chris Boswell was one of the most interesting position battles when training camp began for the Texans. The competition to be named the team’s Week 1 placekicker remains wide open heading into Saturday’s preseason game against Atlanta." August 15

  • Arian Foster continues to strive to be a good teammate, ignore local media

    CBSSports.com "Consistency has been a hallmark of Arian Foster, professional running back. And the same holds true when it comes to his relationship with the local media. In late July, shortly after the start of training camp, the Texans running back met with reporters and pretty much answered every question..." August 15

  • How the Brian Hoyer, Andre Johnson trade rumor got started

    SB Nation "How did a rumor of the Browns trading Brian Hoyer to the Texans for Andre Johnson fool the Internet for a few hours on Wednesday afternoon? It always comes back to Rex Grossman. Did you hear? Did you hear? The Houston Texans LOVE Brian Hoyer. They love him so much they're going to trade Andre..." August 14

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    Dave Zangaro @DZangaro

    Andre Johnson in pads, ready to practice today. #Texans

  • Who should you draft with the No. 1 pick in fantasy football?

    USA Today "LeSean McCoy is in the best position to succeed Tim Heaney, senior fantasy writer: Why blindly pick last year’s top running back at No. 1? Jamaal Charles is a first-rounder, but 12 rushing scores and 70 receptions are hard to repeat, even with Andy Reid running things. After his monumental..." August 13

  • Brian Cushing looking to prove himself

    ESPN.com "His return to the field Wednesday was huge, though perhaps to everyone except Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing himself. Cushing called it a small step. He still sees a task ahead. And he thinks he has something to prove about what he can do. Twice Cushing mentioned the idea. Once, he..." August 13

  • Texans dump Andre Brown

    Pro Football Talk "The handwriting was on the wall when he didn’t play on Saturday night. It’s now been reduced to a pink slip. Per a league source, the Texans have dumped running back Andre Brown. A fourth-round pick of the Giants in 2009, he has bounced around the league, with four different teams in 2010..." August 11

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    John McClain @McClain_on_NFL

    Texans worked out 3 RBs today: Ronnie Brown, Brian Leonard and William Powell.

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    Tania Ganguli @taniaganguli

    O'Brien said the RB plan was Grimes, then Blue, then Dennis Johnson. No time left for Andre Brown with so few offensive plays. #Texans

  • Vikings hire Joe Marciano to help with special teams

    Pro Football Talk "Vikings special-teams coordinator Mike Priefer will miss the first three, possibly two, games of the season, due to the outcome of the Chris Kluwe investigation. During his absence, the Vikings will rely on veteran special-teams coordinator Joe Marciano. Via Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul..." August 10

  • Arizona Cardinals rout Houston Texans to open preseason

    Arizona Republic "The results of NFL preseason games become little more than footnotes in the back of media guides, but it's better to look good than the alternative. And the Cardinals looked sharp Saturday, beating the Texans 32-0 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Despite missing two of its top..." August 10

  • Houston native hopes to make a strong impression on Texans’ coaches

    Houston Chronicle "North Shore High School is separated from NRG Stadium by just 20 miles. Nearly 1,200 miles separate the Texans’ home base from University of Phoenix Stadium, where J.J. Watt and company will kick off their 2014 preseason at 7:30 p.m. Saturday against the Arizona Cardinals. Houston-born Tim..." August 09

  • McNair: Johnny Manziel wasn't a fit

    ESPN.com "Texans owner Bob McNair knew what he would get if his team had drafted Johnny Manziel. "I knew with Manziel it would be a frenzy," McNair told ESPN.com. "And probably even if he didn't succeed at being an outstanding NFL quarterback for a couple years, the fans would have been..." August 09

  • Cardinals cut Trevardo Williams

    Pro Football Talk "Trevardo Williams lasted less than a week in Arizona. Williams, the linebacker chosen by the Texans in the fourth round of last year’s draft, was waived by the Texans a week ago and picked up by the Cardinals. And now the Cardinals have cut Williams as well." August 08

  • Texans owner Bob McNair announces he's cancer-free

    CBSSports.com "Texans owner Bob McNair never announced he was fighting cancer. He gave an assumed name at his treatment center, and he was given a key to the back door so he could slip in unsuspectingly. He didn't want anyone to know. But this week, he made his first public announcement about it, and it was a..." August 08

  • O’Brien grateful for ‘fantastic owner’ in McNair

    Houston Chronicle "O’Brien addressed the story in this morning’s Chronicle detailing the battle against cancer that Texans owner Bob McNair has been waging in private over the last several months. Anything between myself and Mr. McNair regarding when I found about it will stay between (us),” he said, “but I know..." August 08

  • Bob McNair: We’ll do J.J. Watt deal early if it makes sense

    ESPN.com "Texans end J.J. Watt established himself as one of the premier defensive players in the NFL during his first three seasons in the league. His next contract certainly will reflect that. What's less certain is when that contract will come. If the Texans can't reach a new deal before Watt's..." August 08

  • When will NFL consider marijuana reform?

    USA Today "The NFL has not yet ruled on what’s next for Cleveland’s Josh Gordon, but the Cleveland Plain-Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot is reporting the Browns are bracing for the star wide receiver to be out eight games. Gordon appealed his positive drug test earlier this week. His appeal is based on the..." August 08

  • Clowney will play; Foster, Johnson won't

    CSN Houston "The Texans are unleashing Jadeveon Clowney on the NFL on Saturday night. The No. 1 overall pick, who has missed the last few days of practice, was back on the field Thursday and said he’ll play in the team’s first preseason game against the Cardinals in Arizona. “Oh yeah, I’ll be playing,”..." August 07

  • Texans owner McNair healthy after 10-month cancer battle

    Houston Chronicle "After a 10-month ordeal in which he battled two forms of cancer under an assumed name at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair has been given a clean bill of health by the team of doctors that treated him. McNair's remarkable recovery has included ground-breaking..." August 07

  • Kaplan’s instincts get Quessenberry on path to recovery

    Houston Chronicle "Texans head trainer Geoff Kaplan does not want any credit for helping save the life of offensive lineman David Quessenberry during OTAs in June. Quessenberry reiterated on Tuesday what he said last week – that he could have died on the practice field if not for the quick thinking of..." August 06

  • Arian Foster considered retirement after last season’s back injury

    Pro Football Talk "When Texans running back Arian Foster met the media last week, he didn’t have anything to say other than that he’s trying to be the best teammate that he can be. Foster was more expansive in an interview with Hannah Storm of ESPN, however. Foster discussed the back injury that sent him to..." August 05

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