Houston Sports News and Rumors
Texans sign ex-Packer Josh Walker to practice squadchron.com 46 minutes agoHealthy again after dealing with a sprained medial collateral ligament when he played for the Green Bay Packers, offensive lineman Josh Walker joined the Texans' practice squad on Thursday.Share Tweet
Texans salute military at Salute to Service barbecueIn a nod of respect to the military, the Texans hosted their 10th annual Salute to Service military barbecue at NRG Stadium on Thursday.Share TweetBroncos running back C.J. Anderson disputed a report on Thursday that had him telling people that his season is over due to a knee injury suffered in last Monday’s victory over the Texans, but it does appear he’s going to be out of the lineup for a fair…Share Tweet
Texans' Lamar Miller practicing with shoulder injuryTexans star running back Lamar Miller is practicing Thursday in the wake of a shoulder injury he sustained Monday night against the Denver Broncos. It's a positive sign about his availability for Sunday against the Detroit Lions.Share TweetDallas Keuchel is a finalist for his third consecutive Gold Glove Award despite a shoulder injury limiting the Astros ace to 26 starts in 2016.Share Tweetyahoo.com 4 hours agoDenver Broncos fans had DeMarcus Ware’s back. When news broke that Ware’s Super Bowl 50 ring was stolen as the Broncos played on “Monday Night Football” against the Houston Texans, Broncos fans went to work, spreading around pictures of the thieves on s…Share TweetThe Astros are searching for a new bench coach after Trey Hillman accepted a position to become the manager of SK Wyverns in the Korea Baseball Organization. According to Naver Sports, Hillman will get a two-year deal worth $1.6 million.Share TweetThe offseason hardware has begun to roll in for Astros second baseman Jose Altuve. Coming off the best season of his career at 26 years old, Altuve on Thursday was named the Sporting News' MLB Player of the Year, joining Jeff Bagwell (1994) as the only …Share Tweet
Texans' run defense struggling without DE J.J. WattESPN.com 9 hours agoTexans' run defense struggling without DE J.J. WattShare TweetESPN.com 12 hours agoSame old story for Rockets as defense struggles in loss to LakersShare Tweet
Texans, Rick Smith give back to youth football leagueschron.com 18 hours agoOn behalf of the Texans and owner Bob McNair, Smith presented a total of $40,000 in grant funding to seven local area youth football leagues, ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 per league. A Heads Up Football review session was conducted, and former Texans …Share TweetThe Texans placed offensive tackle Derek Newton on injured reserve today and re-signed offensive tackle Jeff Adams, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports. In Monday night’s loss at Denver, Newton suffered season-ending injuries to his patellar t…Share Tweet
Astros reportedly void deal with Cuban LHP Cionel Perezchron.com 21 hours agoThe Astros voided their deal with Cuban lefthander Cionel Perez, a 20-year-old prospect who was set to receive the largest signing bonus for an amateur international free agent in team history, according to multiple reports.Share Tweet
Texans' Corey Moore, Brian Peters still sidelinedchron.com 24 hours agoAlthough the Texans didn't practice Wednesday in order to build in more time to recover from their Monday night loss to the Denver Broncos, they did file an estimated injury report.Share Tweet
Craig Biggio hosts annual Sunshine Kids day at Minute Maid Parkchron.com 24 hours agoCraig Biggio and his wife, Patty, hosted their annual day at Minute Maid Park for the Sunshine Kids and their families Wednesday, the Astros icon and Hall of Famer playing on the field with the 100 children in attendance and posing for photos before all…Share Tweet
Texans' Jadeveon Clowney, Whitney Mercilus impress LionsWhitney Mercilus leads the Texans with 4 1/2 sacks and has 16 1/2 sacks in his last 18 regular-season games.Share Tweet
Riddick, Ebron and Ngata back at practice for Lionsprofootballtalk.com Oct 26 (yesterday)The Lions have been playing without several key players in recent weeks because of injuries, which hasn’t stopped them from reeling off three straight victories. They may be getting some reinforcements as they try to make it four straight wins against t…Share Tweet
Another double-digit drop in prime timeprofootballtalk.com Oct 26 (yesterday)The Texans-Broncos game was pretty much what everyone thought it would be. And so were the ratings. Unmoved by the return of Brock Osweiler to Denver, the needle moved in the wrong direction from a Nielsen standpoint, with a 14-percent decline in rating…Share Tweet
Texans' Lonnie Ballentine sheds rust against BroncosTexans strong safety Lonnie Ballentine hadn't played in a football game in a year, a period of inactivity and rehabilitation as he recovered from a major knee injury.Share Tweet
Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson 'battled' against BroncosFor Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson, it wasn't the kind of return he'd envisioned against the Denver Broncos.Share Tweet
Watt has sights set on Week 1Jul 31J.J. Watt tells reporters his mindset is he will play in Week 1 for the Texans.
More valuable to Texans: Watt or Hopkins?Jul 31Darren Woodson thinks not having DeAndre Hopkins will have a greater negative effect on the Texans than not having J.J. Watt.
Hopkins subject to $40,000 fine per dayJul 30ESPN's Field Yates explains why Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins won't necessarily be held accountable for a $40,000/day fine for holding out of training camp if contract negotiations are settled in a timely manner.
Hopkins has 'outplayed' his contractJul 30ESPN analyst Darren Woodson says Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins matches the skill level of Julio Jones and Odell Beckham Jr. and should be paid accordingly.