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Texans release backup offensive tackle Tyson Clabo

Texans release backup offensive tackle Tyson Clabo

chron.com profootballtalk.com Updated 10 hours ago
Tyson Clabo (69) never got a chance to start in his brief stint with the Texans. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle) The Texans released backup offensive tackle Tyson Clabo on Thursday. Waiving Clabo, the swing tackle last season, leaves the Texans with th…
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  • Ex-Texans RB Ben Tate looking for a shot in Dallas

    Ex-Texans RB Ben Tate looking for a shot in Dallas

    chron.com 10 hours ago
    Former Texans running back Ben Tate is working out for the Dallas Cowboys, the National Football Post reported Thursday. Tate played for the Texans from 2011-13, rushing for 1,992 yards and 10 touchdowns. His best season in Houston was 2011, when he ran…
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  • Super Bowl 51 set for February 5, 2017

    Super Bowl 51 set for February 5, 2017

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    You can begin to send out the “Save the Date” cards for Super Bowl 51 in Houston. The game will be held on Sunday, February 5, 2017, the league said Thursday, according to the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee. Reliant Stadium, home of the Texans, is th…
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  • Texans’ Arian Foster cracks NFL’s top 100 list again

    Texans’ Arian Foster cracks NFL’s top 100 list again

    chron.com 17 hours ago
    The NFL Network is unveiling its annual countdown of the top 100 players in the league based on voting by the players. The Texans have their first representative in the survey, with running back Arian Foster checking in at No. 80. He is the 10th-ranked …
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  • Report: Former Texan Antonio Smith being investigated for child…

    Report: Former Texan Antonio Smith being investigated for child abuse

    chron.com 18 hours ago
    Former Texans defensive end Antonio Smith, who played for the team from 2009-13, is being investigated for child abuse in Fort Bend County, TMZ reported early Thursday. Accoridng to the report, Fort Bend County district attorney John Healey confirmed it…
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  • Jets OC Chan Gailey says Geno Smith is team's starting QB

    Jets OC Chan Gailey says Geno Smith is team's starting QB

    yahoo.com May 20 (yesterday)
    When the New York Jets acquired Ryan Fitzpatrick from the Houston Texans, many thought he would compete with Geno Smith for the team’s starting role at quarterback. According to offensive coordinator Chan Gailey, that won’t be the case. Gailey said Wedn…
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  • Bob McNair: Kraft dropping appeal the “smart thing to do”

    Bob McNair: Kraft dropping appeal the “smart thing to do”

    profootballtalk.com May 19 (3 days ago)
    It’s probably not a coincidence that Robert Kraft’s tone changed when he was in the presence of his fellow owners. And those business partners are clearly grateful he’s decided to stand down. Texans owner Bob McNair, who had already come out in support …
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  • Bill O’Brien likes how Jadeveon Clowney’s rehab is progressing

    Bill O’Brien likes how Jadeveon Clowney’s rehab is progressing

    profootballtalk.com May 19 (3 days ago)
    The question of how Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney will bounce back from microfracture surgery this season is on the minds of a lot of people inside and outside of Houston, but coach Bill O’Brien is able to avoid hearing from most of them on a daily…
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  • Bob McNair defends Goodell’s handling of #DeflateGate

    Bob McNair defends Goodell’s handling of #DeflateGate

    profootballtalk.com chron.com May 18 (3 days ago)
    As the NFL and the Patriots reportedly dance around the possibility of working out a resolution to the #DeflateGate scandal, other owners will be chiming in on whether the league office handled the situation properly. Count Texans owner Bob McNair among…
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  • Texans players take to Twitter to congratulate Rockets followin…

    Texans players take to Twitter to congratulate Rockets following Game 7 win

    chron.com May 17 (4 days ago)
    In the latest example of game recognizing game, Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, right, has shown his support of fellow Houston stars James Harden and the Western Conference finals-bound Rockets. (Bill Baptist / Getty Images) Oh, how the times have chang…
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  • Is J.J. Watt the real Terminator?

    Is J.J. Watt the real Terminator?

    chron.com May 14
    Texans star J.J. Watt’s high-profile offseason also includes doing Arnold Schwarzenegger impersonations. Check out the video from Watt’s recent charity softball game. Watt’s impersonation left Schwarzenegger impressed: .@JJWatt, next time I have an offe…
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  • Report: Eight teams attempted to add D.J. Swearinger on waivers

    Report: Eight teams attempted to add D.J. Swearinger on waivers

    The Texans’ decision to waive 2013 second-round pick D.J. Swearinger on Monday didn’t exactly scare off clubs from wanting to bring in the third-year safety from South Carolina. According to ESPN’s Field Yates, eight teams tried to claim Swearinger, who…
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  • Texans sign three players from rookie minicamp

    Texans sign three players from rookie minicamp

    chron.com May 11
    The Texans signed running back Mack Brown (Florida), safety Corey Moore (Georgia) and tackle Joseph Treadwell (Louisiana-Monroe) from the team’s recent rookie minicamp. Guard Jake Cotton was waived Monday, as was defensive end James Rouse, who suffered …
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  • The Sports Update: McClain, Smith on expectations for Texans’ r…

    The Sports Update: McClain, Smith on expectations for Texans’ rookies

    chron.com May 10
    The Houston Chronicle’s John McClain and Brian T. Smith discuss initial expectations for the Texans’ 2015 draft picks. • • •
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  • The Sports Update: Robertson, Smith on Texans’ rookies and cond…

    The Sports Update: Robertson, Smith on Texans’ rookies and conditioning

    chron.com May 9
    The Houston Chronicle’s Dale Robertson and Brian T. Smith take a look at the conditioning of Texans rookies after Day 1 of rookie minicamp. • • •
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  • Texans first-round pick Kevin Johnson adjusting to heat, Bill O…

    Texans first-round pick Kevin Johnson adjusting to heat, Bill O’Brien’s demanding nature

    chron.com May 9
    Cornerback Kevin Johnson, the Texans’ first-round pick, grew up in Maryland and played at Wake Forest. After a day on the practice field at the rookie minicamp, Johnson was one of the many players coach Bill O’Brien said needs to be in better physical c…
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  • Video - Playing through a tough injury 01:58

    Playing through a tough injury

    May 21
    In reaction to J.J. Watt sharing a picture of his large thigh bruise, Herm Edwards and Tedy Bruschi recount the worst injury they ever saw a player play through in the NFL.
  • Video - All eyes will be on QBs Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer 01:12

    All eyes will be on QBs Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer

    May 18
    Texans reporter Tania Ganguli says she'll be watching three things at OTAs, including the competition at quarterback.
  • Video - Texans, Swearinger parting ways 02:51

    Texans, Swearinger parting ways

    May 11
    Jarrett Bell discusses the Texans' decision to part ways with safety D.J. Swearinger after two seasons, and takes a look back at Houston's 2013 draft class.
  • Video - Texans, Mercilus agree to extension 02:12

    Texans, Mercilus agree to extension

    May 4
    ESPN Texans reporter Tania Ganguli breaks down the team's four-year contract extension with outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus.

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