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AFC South Q&A: Can the Texans challenge the division?

AFC South Q&A: Can the Texans challenge the division?

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AFC South Q&A: Can the Texans challenge the division?
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  • Ivory release continues new NFL trend

    Ivory release continues new NFL trend

    Before the Ray Rice debacle, NFL teams would react to a player getting arrested by issuing the same kind of perfunctory statement that the Texans issued on Thursday about defensive lineman Brandon Ivory — and then waiting for the legal process to play o…
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  • Bill O’Brien checks in at No. 23 in NFL coach rankings

    Bill O’Brien checks in at No. 23 in NFL coach rankings

    chron.com Jul 2 (4 days ago)
    The NFL offseason has no lack of rankings. The latest set has NFL Media’s Elliot Harrison (the same man who dubbed the Texans the NFL’s worst historical franchise for quarterbacks) ranking the league’s head coaches. Texans coach Bill O’Brien came in at …
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  • Jerry Jones donates $1 million to cancer initiative started by …

    Jerry Jones donates $1 million to cancer initiative started by Bob McNair

    profootballtalk.com chron.com Jun 30 (6 days ago)
    When an NFL owner is trying to raise money for charitable causes, they have 31 places around the league where they know they’ll find people with deep pockets who could help. Texans owner Bob McNair wasn’t looking specifically to NFL owners to help provi…
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  • Source: Tabloid report about J.J. Watt isn’t true

    Source: Tabloid report about J.J. Watt isn’t true

    chron.com Jun 30 (6 days ago)
    The tabloid US Weekly reported Tuesday that Texans star J.J. Watt and tennis player Caroline Wozniacki are an item. However, a source close to Watt has told the Chronicle’s John McClain that the report is not true. Watt and Wozniacki sat next to each ot…
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  • J.J. Watt wipes out fan at concert, with a tackle that likely w…

    J.J. Watt wipes out fan at concert, with a tackle that likely was staged

    profootballtalk.com chron.com Jun 29 (7 days ago)
    Mike Curtis approves this message. On Sunday night, a fan at a Zac Brown Band concert put his toes on the stage — and Texans defensive end J.J. Watt put his ass on the ground. Watt posted the video of the moment on his Twitter page with the message, “No…
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  • Texans star J.J. Watt shows off hockey skills by scoring on NHL…

    Texans star J.J. Watt shows off hockey skills by scoring on NHL goalie (w/ video)

    Texans star J.J. Watt, center, showed off some of the hockey skills he picked up while growing up in Wisconsin at a charity event hosted by his alma mater on Friday night. (David Stluka / UW Athletics) J.J. Watt is a man of many talents. When he’s not r…
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  • Sam Dekker will look to fellow Wisconsin transplant J.J. Watt f…

    Sam Dekker will look to fellow Wisconsin transplant J.J. Watt for weather advice in Houston

    chron.com Jun 26
    Hours after Sam Dekker joked that he would have to ask Texans star J.J. Watt for advice as he adjusts from the Wisconsin to Houston weather, he heard from his fellow Badger. “J.J., I heard from him this morning,” Dekker said. “We’ll have to see what we …
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  • Ex-Texans QB Matt Leinart’s foundation immersed in controversy

    Ex-Texans QB Matt Leinart’s foundation immersed in controversy

    chron.com Jun 25
    The charitable foundation of former Texans quarterback Matt Leinart is embroiled in controversy over using its status as a non-profit to avoid paying $50,000 in rental fees for public fields in Southern California that were used by the Matt Leinart Flag…
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  • Offensive uncertainty gives Texans average offseason grade

    Offensive uncertainty gives Texans average offseason grade

    ESPN.com Jun 24
    Offensive uncertainty gives Texans average offseason grade
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  • Tom Condon says no one talked to him about a Peyton Manning tra…

    Tom Condon says no one talked to him about a Peyton Manning trade

    The report raised plenty of eyebrows. If it’s true, it’s nevertheless being denied by the major players involved in it. The Broncos have said, emphatically, that they did not try to trade quarterback Peyton Manning to the Texans. The Texans separately t…
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  • J.J. Watt eats two breakfasts, between 6,000 and 9,000 calories…

    J.J. Watt eats two breakfasts, between 6,000 and 9,000 calories a day

    chron.com Jun 23
    Texans star J.J. Watt is a freak on the field. That has undeniable over the years. Off the field, Watt’s eating regimen appears fairly mind-boggling as well, as he estimated his daily food intake is between 6,000 to 9,000 calories covering five to six m…
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  • Texans coach Bill O'Brien gives glimpse at how he evaluates QBs

    Texans coach Bill O'Brien gives glimpse at how he evaluates QBs

    ESPN.com Jun 23
    Texans coach Bill O'Brien gives glimpse at how he evaluates QBs
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  • How the Texans reshaped their roster to Bill O'Brien's specific…

    How the Texans reshaped their roster to Bill O'Brien's specifications

    ESPN.com Jun 22
    How the Texans reshaped their roster to Bill O'Brien's specifications
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  • Video - J.J. Watt scored a goal on an NHL goalie 00:10

    J.J. Watt scored a goal on an NHL goalie

    Jun 26
    Texans defensive end J.J. Watt scores goal during charity hockey event with massive slapshot.
  • Video - Jameis Winston looking forward to facing J.J. Watt 03:43

    Jameis Winston looking forward to facing J.J. Watt

    Jun 23
    ESPN NFL Insider Jarrett Bell discusses rookie QB Jameis Winston's comments that J.J. Watt is the player he is most looking forward to facing.
  • Video - Texans' investments lead to a positive offseason grade 00:56

    Texans' investments lead to a positive offseason grade

    Jun 23
    ESPN Texans reporter Tania Ganguli says Houston has made key investments and is hoping for a big return.
  • Video - Texans extend CB Joseph 01:51

    Texans extend CB Joseph

    Jun 18
    Jerome Bettis likes the defensive secondary continuity that is created by the Texans' contract extension with cornerback Johnathan Joseph.

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    Jackson had a good season last year, after bouncing back from an ACL injury. Mel Kiper Jr. believes Alabama will move Jackson from corner to safety to...
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    Mike Martin (Michael J. LeBrecht II/1Deuce3 Photography) This week The MMQB is running a few stories by Peter King from the pages of Sports Illustrated. This story first appeared in the December 12, 2011 issue. With Special Reporting by Matt Gagne, Joan…
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    With the 2015 college football season nearly here, Mel Kiper turns his attention to the 2016 draft, ranking the top 10 prospects at each position.