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Texans bolster depth by signing eight free agents

Texans bolster depth by signing eight free agents

chron.com Updated Jan 24, 2013
The Texans added eight free agents to their roster Thursday, including former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Stephen McGee, who played at Texas A&M. Case Keenum, who was on the practice squad, also was signed. McGee, a four-year veteran, joins Matt Scha…
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  • Texans sign a couple of quarterbacks

    Texans sign a couple of quarterbacks

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    Matt Schaub isn’t going anywhere as the starting quarterback of the Texans and T.J. Yates will almost certainly be back as the backup, but it looks like the team’s planning a battle for the third spot this offseason. The Texans announced that they’v
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  • Prepare to stay up late: Astros get game times for 2013

    Prepare to stay up late: Astros get game times for 2013

    chron.com Jan 24, 2013
    We’ve had the Astros schedule for their first year in the AL West for quite some time now. But MLB finally released the game times, and if you want to see all the Astros games, prepare to stay up late. The Astros have 20 games that start at 9 p.m. or la
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  • Updating my scouting report for all Senior Bowl Quarterbacks

    Updating my scouting report for all Senior Bowl Quarterbacks

    chron.com Jan 24, 2013
    Last week, I gave you my pre-Senior Bowl scouting reports of four of the QBs who were going to be in attendance. I wanted to give you a chance to familiarize yourself with guys who the Texans could potentially target if they wanted to start the process.…
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  • Astros’ Jarred Cosart on Twitter, Cowboys, Texans, internet mot…

    Astros’ Jarred Cosart on Twitter, Cowboys, Texans, internet motivation

    chron.com Jan 24, 2013
    There are trash-talkers and then there are Twitter trash-talkers. Astros pitching prospect Jarred Cosart is both. And he’s ahead of the game, despite only being 22 and having yet to pitch in the big leagues. Whether it’s the Cowboys, Dallas’ unpredi
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  • RTC: A look at Andrew Luck, minus context

    RTC: A look at Andrew Luck, minus context

    ESPN.com Jan 24, 2013
    Reading the coverage… Houston Texans Relaxing at the Pro Bowl, Matt Schaub said both he and the Texans can play better and are capable of winning the Super Bowl, says Tania Ganguli of the Houston Chronicle. The Texans have issues on special teams that n
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  • Joe Flacco, Matt Schaub: NFL playoff football as overreaction t…

    Joe Flacco, Matt Schaub: NFL playoff football as overreaction theater

    chron.com Jan 24, 2013
    The Houston Texans and the Baltimore Ravens both scored 28 points against the New England Patriots in the playoffs. Baltimore only allowed 13 points. The Texans allowed many more. The narrative says Joe Flacco is clutch, and Matt Schaub is many bad nam.…
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  • Matt Schaub: I still think I can lead the Texans to the Super B…

    Matt Schaub: I still think I can lead the Texans to the Super Bowl

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    Texans quarterback Matt Schaub played some disappointing football down the stretch and in Houston’s playoff-ending loss in New England, but coach Gary Kubiak has said he’s still confident in Schaub. And now Schaub says he’s still confident in himsel
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  • 2013 Astros: Altuve only true option at second base

    2013 Astros: Altuve only true option at second base

    chron.com Jan 24, 2013
    From Joe Morgan to Bill Doran, Craig Biggio to Jeff Kent, the Astros have a history of trotting our second basemen with star power. And on this Astros' team, perhaps no position has as much quality as the spot up the middle on the right side of the diam…
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  • Video - NBA All-Star Reserves 00:31

    NBA All-Star Reserves

    Jan 24
    Spurs and Bulls get two All-Star reserves each.
  • Video - Five Good Minutes: Royce White 06:43

    Five Good Minutes: Royce White

    Jan 24
    Royce White on his mental health and future with the Rockets.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

    Jan 24
    A mock draft in January is the ultimate example of the can't-wait-for-it mindset that prevails in today's world. Never mind that this year's draft class just became finalized days ago, or that NFL teams are still very early in the process of immersing t…