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Ryan Mallett wants to be the Texans’ QB next season

Ryan Mallett wants to be the Texans’ QB next season

profootballtalk.com chron.com ESPN.com Updated 12 hours ago
The Texans’ quarterback situation is a mess right now, with the team down to fourth-stringers Case Keenum and Thad Lewis as the only healthy options. But the quarterback whose injury began this mess hopes he can stabilize the position next year. Ryan Ma…
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  • Playoffs, not revenge, on former Texans running back Justin For…

    Playoffs, not revenge, on former Texans running back Justin Forsett’s mind

    chron.com 6 hours ago
    • • • Who should start for the Texans on Sunday? 89%Case Keenum 11%Thad Lewis Thank You for voting! Loading ... • • • OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Former Texans running back Justin Forsett isn’t making Baltimore fans forget Ray Rice, but he’s doing an exceptiona…
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  • DeAndre Hopkins questionable after sitting out third straight p…

    DeAndre Hopkins questionable after sitting out third straight practice

    The Texans will wait until Sunday to make a call on wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins. After a third straight missed practice, Hopkins (ankle) is listed as questionable on the injury report. According to Drew Dougherty of Texans TV, head coach Bill O’Brien …
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  • Texans focused on Ravens after good practice week, O’Brien says

    Texans focused on Ravens after good practice week, O’Brien says

    chron.com 16 hours ago
    The Texans had to deal with another quarterback change and several key injuries this week. But coach Bill O’Brien and his players said the team is focused and ready for Baltimore on Sunday, following an encouraging week of practice. “It’s been a good we…
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  • Texans’ Louis Nix III working out, running during injury rehab

    Texans’ Louis Nix III working out, running during injury rehab

    chron.com 16 hours ago
    Louis Nix III, the No. 83 overall pick of the 2014 NFL draft, started the year on season-ending injury reserve and has rarely been seen since training camp. Nix said Friday he’s making progress during his rehab and is on schedule. “I’m just doing whatev…
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  • Case Keenum on potentially starting vs. Ravens: ‘It’d mean a lo…

    Case Keenum on potentially starting vs. Ravens: ‘It’d mean a lot’

    Technically, it’s still down to Case Keenum vs. Thad Lewis for the Texans’ starting quarterback spot Sunday against Baltimore at NRG Stadium. Texans coach Bill O’Brien didn’t alter his decision Friday to wait until just before gametime to announce who’l…
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  • Baltimore Ravens at Houston Texans Preview

    Baltimore Ravens at Houston Texans Preview

    nytimes.com 17 hours ago
    Baltimore’s defense has relied on a heavy pass rush this season, with Elvis Dumervil and Terrell Suggs wreaking havoc each week, but it has had no luck keeping its secondary healthy.
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  • Gary Kubiak: ‘I’m very proud of Arian’

    Gary Kubiak: ‘I’m very proud of Arian’

    OWINGS MILLS, MD. – This week, a lot of Gary Kubiak’s former players praised him for the role he played in their careers as the Texans’ head coach from 2006 until he was fired last season. Running back Arian Foster played five seasons for Kubiak. “I got…
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  • McClain’s picks for Week 16: Texans looking for bounce-back win

    McClain’s picks for Week 16: Texans looking for bounce-back win

    chron.com Dec 18 (yesterday)
    Last week: 12-4 (.750) straight up; 9-6-1 (.594) vs. spread. Season: 146-77-1 (.654) straight up; 112-108-4 (.509) vs. spread. twitter.com/mcclain_on_nfl
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  • Texans will get Mercilus back; Hopkins dealing with ankle injur…

    Texans will get Mercilus back; Hopkins dealing with ankle injury

    chron.com Dec 18 (yesterday)
    It was good news and perhaps a little bad news on the injury front for the Texans on Thursday. Coach Bill O’Brien said the team will get back linebacker Whitney Mercilus for Sunday’s game against Baltimore. Mercilus has been dealing with a back issue an…
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  • Young Jets defensive tackle says he’s just as good as Texans st…

    Young Jets defensive tackle says he’s just as good as Texans star J.J. Watt

    chron.com ESPN.com Dec 18 (yesterday)
    The thing about being the best at what you do, especially in sports, is that more often than not you go from being the hunter to the hunted. Here’s the latest reminder that you’re at the top of the food chain, J.J. Watt. While he scored a pair of offens…
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  • Texans WR Johnson expects to play Sunday

    Texans WR Johnson expects to play Sunday

    ESPN.com chron.com Dec 18 (yesterday)
    Houston receiver Andre Johnson expects to play on Sunday against the Ravens after missing last week's game because of a concussion.
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  • Video - Keenum To Start For Texans 00:55

    Keenum To Start For Texans

    Dec 19
    John Clayton discusses Texans coach Bill O'Brien's decision to start Case Keenum at quarterback against the Ravens in Week 16.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Ravens-Texans 00:52

    Inside Edge: Ravens-Texans

    Dec 18
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Baltimore at Houston.
  • Video - What Is The Ravens' Mindset Heading Into Week 16? 02:05

    What Is The Ravens' Mindset Heading Into Week 16?

    Dec 17
    ESPN Ravens reporter Jamison Hensley discusses the Ravens' confidence level heading into the final two weeks of the season, as well as the difficulty the defense will have preparing for an as-yet-to-be-named Texans starting quarterback.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Ravens-Texans 00:35

    NFL Live Prediction: Ravens-Texans

    Dec 17
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Baltimore at Houston.

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