Houston Sports News and Rumors
DeAndre Hopkins' Favorite 4th-Grade Memory? Eating Pudding In Class
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The pictures in this post come to us from a tipster, whose fiancée went to elementary school in Clemson, South Carolina with Houston Texans wideout DeAndre Hopkins. Like many kids, Hopkins aspired to be a professional athlete. Unlike most kid, he actual…Upvote Share Tweet
Guide to the game: Players to watch and key questions for Texans-Bengals matchupchron.com 6 hours agoPlayers to watch Johnathan Joseph, Texans cornerback He’ll be focused on Bengals receiver A.J. Green. Joseph is coming off an outstanding performance in the victory at Cleveland. He’s having a good season. He’s covered well and has been solid against th…Upvote Share Tweet
Bill O’Brien pleased with Texans’ recent practiceschron.com 18 hours agoBill O’Brien hadn’t been overly pleased with the Texans’ Wednesday workout, but he has liked what he has seen since. “We’ve had some good energy, especially the last two days,” he said. “They were flying around out there today, which was good to see. Of…Upvote Share TweetTexans beat writers Dale Robertson and Brian T. Smith preview Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals at NRG Stadium.Upvote Share TweetTexans running back Arian Foster (groin) and linebacker Max Bullough (hamstring) are officially questionable for Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals at NRG Stadium. Cornerback Kareem Jackson (knee) is out. Final injury report: HOUSTON TEXANS We…Upvote Share Tweet
After being humbled by Bengals, Danieal Manning rises again with TexansFriday’s Houston Chronicle has a feature story about Texans safety Danieal Manning. “My thing is old school: I take all of the fortune and none of the fame,” Manning said. Here are some leftovers from the story. Manning on his parents: “They’re totally …Upvote Share TweetAt the last minute Thursday, the Astros seemed to get it right. Then they did what they’ve done so well, so often this year: made it messy. The baseball world was confused Thursday when the Astros decided they would protect a low-ceiling, Class AAA infi…Upvote Share Tweetchron.com Nov 20 (yesterday)Teams with open dates: Carolina & Pittsburgh Last week: 9-5 (.643) straight up; 7-7 (.500) vs. spread. Season: 103-57-1 (.643) straight up; 83-76-2 (.522) vs. spread. twitter.com/mcclain_on_nflUpvote Share TweetThe Astros added infielder Ronnie Torreyes and right-handed pitcher Vincent Velasquez to their 40-man roster on Thursday, which was the deadline to set rosters and protect players them from being selected in next month's Rule 5 Draft.Upvote Share Tweet
Tigers had talks with Astros about acquiring a catcherMLB.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)The Tigers picked up the club option on Alex Avila's contract earlier this week, but they remain in the news surrounding catching. While Major League sources confirmed a report from FOXSports.com that Detroit had talks with the Astros about their catchi…Upvote Share Tweet
Josh Zeid claimed by Tigers on waiversRighthanded pitcher Josh Zeid, who appeared in 48 games the last two seasons for the Astros, has been claimed on waivers by the Tigers, the team announced on its twitter feed. The move leaves the Astros with 37 players on the 40-man roster, which must b…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Wily Kobe Bryant Forces James Harden To Block-Out Francisco Garciadimemag.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)Is this what Kobe Bryant meant by saying that he’d play differently but just as effectively this season? Not specifically, but exercising more of the veteran savvy shown here would surely help Bryant help the Los Angeles Lakers. Watch the future Hall-of…Upvote Share Tweet
Texans WRs Johnson, Hopkins in good place in Week 12Andre Johnson and DeAndre Hopkins are happy heading into what could be a tough matchup with the Bengals. (Patric Schneider/AP) DeAndre Hopkins is happy. Andre Johnson is positive. The Texans’ primary wide receivers are in a good place entering a pivotal…Upvote Share Tweet
Nick Young Defines “Swag” By Evoking Pop Legends Michael Jackson, Princedimemag.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)We might just resort to a “Quote of the Day” post from Nick Young going forward – especially if his swag keeps rubbing off on the Los Angeles Lakers. After helping his team to a road win against the Dwight Howard-less Houston Rockets last night, Young c…Upvote Share Tweet
‘Lone Survivor’ Luttrell, President Bush to participate in Bengals-TexansA huge Houston sports fan, President George H.W. Bush will be on hand for Sunday’s game against the Bengals. (Patric Schneider/AP) The Texans will honor the men and women of the United States Armed Forces during the team’s annual Salute to Service Day o…Upvote Share Tweet
Astros shuffle titles in front office, name new video coordinatorOne of the few remaining holdovers from the last Astros regime will not return for 2015, a decision that seems to fit with the overall, new-age direction general manager Jeff Luhnow is moving. Video coordinator Jim Summers, the former Green Beret who sp…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)When: 1 p.m. ET, Sunday Where: NRG Stadium, Houston TV: CBS The Cincinnati Bengals hold a special place in Houston Texans' lore. The Texans, who have been around since only 2002, have had some of their most memorable moments against the Cincinnati Benga…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)Dwight Howard sat out Wednesday's loss to the Lakers with a sprained right knee, but the Rockets center was still a hot topic of discussion for former teammate Kobe Bryant.Upvote Share Tweet
'Playbook': Cincinnati Bengals vs. Houston TexansNov 21The "Playbook Primetime" crew previews the Cincinnati Bengals' Week 12 matchup against the Houston Texans.
Inside Edge: Bengals-TexansNov 20ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Cincinnati at Houston.
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Planes, Bills and SnowmobilesNov 21I have covered the NFL for 30 years, and I must say I have never heard an NFL executive say he hoped a snowmobile would come up big for his team in advance of a game with big playoff implications. That happened Thursday night. The Buffalo Bills quite po…
As Chicago Bears prepare to face former coach Lovie Smith, it's tough not …Nov 20As the Bears prepare to face former coach Lovie Smith, it's tough not to second-guess their hiring of his successor, Marc Trestman, Michael Wilbon writes.
Three Games With Huge Playoff ImplicationsNov 20Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday