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Texans' Bill O'Brien considers this week a dress rehe…

Texans' Bill O'Brien considers this week a dress rehearsal, but not Sunday's game

ESPN.com Updated 11 hours ago
Texans' Bill O'Brien considers this week a dress rehearsal, but not Sunday's game
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  • Texans’ converted cornerback Andre Hal making progress at stron…

    Texans’ converted cornerback Andre Hal making progress at strong safety job

    chron.com 4 hours ago
    When the Texans shifted Andre Hal from cornerback to strong safety, they envisioned a situation where they could upgrade the coverage skills at the position. Hal is battling with Eddie Pleasant for the starting strong safety job. A seventh-round draft p…
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  • Vince Wilfork: Our defense is pretty stacked on paper, but that…

    Vince Wilfork: Our defense is pretty stacked on paper, but that’s not enough

    With running back Arian Foster out after groin surgery and Brian Hoyer starting at quarterback, the Texans’ likeliest path to success early this season probably isn’t going to be using offensive firepower to outscore their opponents in shootouts. That m…
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  • Ryan Mallett missing from Texans practice, but they're not sayi…

    Ryan Mallett missing from Texans practice, but they're not saying why

    The Houston Texans are being mum on the status of Ryan Mallett, who was visibly emotional and upset after losing the starting QB battle to Brian Hoyer this week. Mallett missed Thursday's practice, and the Texans are not saying why. “That’s between Ryan…
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  • Texans’ offensive coordinator George Godsey praises Brian Hoyer

    Texans’ offensive coordinator George Godsey praises Brian Hoyer

    chron.com 8 hours ago
    Offensive coordinator George Godsey spends more time with the Texans quarterbacks than any coach. Godsey spent one season with Brian Hoyer when both were at New England. They were reunited this year. Coach Bill O’Brien anointed Hoyer as the starter over…
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  • Texans running back Jonathan Grimes: ‘The more you can do, the …

    Texans running back Jonathan Grimes: ‘The more you can do, the more valuable you are’

    chron.com 9 hours ago
    Texans running back Jonathan Grimes’ preseason got off to an inauspicious start against the 49ers. He gained just four yards on five carries in the preseason opener, an average of 0.8 yards per carry. Grimes got back on track against the Broncos, though…
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  • Texans rookie Benardrick McKinney has sprained MCL, sources say

    Texans rookie Benardrick McKinney has sprained MCL, sources say

    chron.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Texans rookie inside linebacker Benardrick McKinney has a mildly sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee, according to sources with knowledge of the situation not authorized to speak publicly. The second-round draft pick from Mississippi S…
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  • Kourtnei Brown making right impression on Texans staff

    Kourtnei Brown making right impression on Texans staff

    ESPN.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Kourtnei Brown making right impression on Texans staff
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  • Roster cuts loom for Texans next week

    Roster cuts loom for Texans next week

    chron.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    The Texans’ locker room is about to become a lot less crowded as the regular season approaches Within the next 10 days, the Texans’ current 90-man roster will be cut down to 53 players. Following the Texans’ third preseason game Sunday against the Saint…
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  • Texans defensive end J.J. Watt: ‘I wasn’t very good my rookie y…

    Texans defensive end J.J. Watt: ‘I wasn’t very good my rookie year’

    chron.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    As dominant as Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt is now, the two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year recalls a time when that wasn’t the case. At least not by his gold standard. As a rookie after being drafted 11th overall out of Wisconsin, Watt rec…
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  • Clowney Should Be Ready for Texans' Opener vs Chiefs

    Clowney Should Be Ready for Texans' Opener vs Chiefs

    Jadeveon Clowney is expected to play in Houston's season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sept. 13.
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  • Mike Mohamed draws favorable comparison from Bill O’Brien

    Mike Mohamed draws favorable comparison from Bill O’Brien

    chron.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Bill O’Brien coached a guy with New England in Wes Welker who’d been humbled at the outset of his NFL career, but rebounded sufficiently to become one of the best slot receivers of his generation. O’Brien believes Texans linebacker Mike Mohamed could be…
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  • NFL analyst compares Brian Hoyer to Andy Dalton; NFL executive …

    NFL analyst compares Brian Hoyer to Andy Dalton; NFL executive calls him a ‘caretaker’

    chron.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Brian Hoyer has heard it all before. He’s been an underdog all of his life. Now that he’s been named the Texans’ starting quarterback, that definitely hasn’t changed. While there’s considerable respect for Hoyer around the NFL for his intangibles and fu…
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  • Highlights from “Hard Knocks” episode No. 3

    Highlights from “Hard Knocks” episode No. 3

    chron.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    The Texans’ third of five episodes on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” aired Tuesday. It wasn’t necessarily the most entertaining hour of the show to date, but it had the most momentous moment of training camp to date, with coach Bill O’Brien picking a starting quar…
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  • Video - Where are you drafting him? 01:42

    Where are you drafting him?

    Aug 27
    Field Yates discusses where to take players who have red flags heading into your drafts.
  • Video - O'Brien: Clowney on track for Week 1 00:41

    O'Brien: Clowney on track for Week 1

    Aug 26
    ESPN NFL analyst John Clayton discusses how Texans coach Bill O'Brien can ease linebacker Jadeveon Clowney back onto the field and increase his playing time each week.
  • Video - Houston may have a problem 01:12

    Houston may have a problem

    Aug 25
    ESPN's John Clayton examines the Houston Texans' quarterback situation and whether coach Bill O'Brien can work his magic with Brian Hoyer.
  • Video - Ganguli: Week 1 a possibility for Clowney 00:47

    Ganguli: Week 1 a possibility for Clowney

    Aug 25
    ESPN Texans Reporter Tania Ganguli provides an update on LB Jadeveon Clowney and how his condition is progressing throughout training camp.

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