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The entirely too long analysis of Texans topics going into 2015

The entirely too long analysis of Texans topics going into 2015

chron.com Updated Jan 27 (2 days ago)
So Watt are the Texans prospects going into 2015? I ask this 1. because you want to know; 2. all articles about the Texans need to have terrible Watt puns. (photo by Stephanie Stradley) Nobody asked me, but here’s my consultant’s analysis of the 2014 Te…
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  • Broncos hiring Wade Phillips as defensive coordinator

    Broncos hiring Wade Phillips as defensive coordinator

    Wade Phillips is back for a second tour with the Broncos. Phillips has agreed to become Denver’s defensive coordinator, the team announced Wednesday night. Phillips, 67, was the Texans’ defensive coordinator from 2011 through 2013, working with head coa…
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  • Colts have league-high 10 players on ESPN.com's All-AFC South t…

    Colts have league-high 10 players on ESPN.com's All-AFC South team

    ESPN.com Jan 27 (2 days ago)
    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Colts are on top of the AFC South in more ways than one. The Colts, who have swept the division each of the past two years, have a league-high 10 players on ESPN.com's All-AFC South team. The Houston Texans had nine playe…
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  • Durant, Watt join same insurance company

    Durant, Watt join same insurance company

    ESPN.com Jan 26 (3 days ago)
    Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance is hoping to raise its profile among the big players in the insurance industry by signing Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant and Houston Texans defensive end J.J Watt.
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  • Texans owner Bob McNair reportedly said most concussions didn’t…

    Texans owner Bob McNair reportedly said most concussions didn’t occur in NFL

    chron.com Jan 26 (3 days ago)
    A new profile of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and the challenges his leadership has faced this season has been published by GQ. In the report, Texans owner Bob McNair is quoted dismissing the NFL’s lingering concussion issue, saying most of the head i…
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  • J.J. Watt shines amongst peers at Pro Bowl

    J.J. Watt shines amongst peers at Pro Bowl

    chron.com Jan 25 (4 days ago)
    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Call the Pro Bowl just another typical day at the office for Texans All-Universe defensive end J.J. Watt. After intercepting a pass and forcing a fumble before a crowd of 63,225 at University of Phoenix Stadium, Watt was voted Defensiv…
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  • Watch J.J. Watt and Odell Beckham show off field-goal skills

    Watch J.J. Watt and Odell Beckham show off field-goal skills

    yahoo.com Jan 25 (4 days ago)
    GLENDALE, Ariz. – J.J. Watt would have fit in perfectly in the single-platoon era, when players stayed on the field and played both sides of the ball. The Houston Texans defensive end is a wrecking machine on defense. He can catch touchdowns from the ti…
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  • Texans hire Paul Pasqualoni as defensive line coach

    Texans hire Paul Pasqualoni as defensive line coach

    profootballtalk.com chron.com Jan 25 (5 days ago)
    The Texans lost a veteran assistant coach last week when defensive line coach Bill Kollar took a job with the Broncos. They’ll replace him with another seasoned coach. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that Paul Pasqualoni will join Bill O’B…
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  • Rick Smith, Texans make front office moves

    Rick Smith, Texans make front office moves

    chron.com Jan 23 (7 days ago)
    General manager Rick Smith has made two more moves in the Texans’ front office. After promoting Brian Gaine from director of pro personnel to director of player personnel last week, Smith has elevated Jon Carr to director of college scouting and hired M…
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  • Report: Texans D-line coach Bill Kollar to join Gary Kubiak in …

    Report: Texans D-line coach Bill Kollar to join Gary Kubiak in Denver

    profootballtalk.com chron.com Jan 22 (7 days ago)
    Denver head coach Gary Kubiak is adding a familiar face to his coaching staff. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Texans defensive line coach Bill Kollar will be joining the Broncos coaching staff in the same position. Houston allowed K…
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  • Rick Smith: Jadeveon Clowney diligent in his rehab

    Rick Smith: Jadeveon Clowney diligent in his rehab

    ESPN.com Jan 22
    Six weeks removed from having had microfracture surgery, Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney is still working through the relatively early stages of rehab. He can't put weight on his surgically repaired right knee just yet. Texans general…
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  • Ravens hire Marc Trestman as offensive coordinator

    Ravens hire Marc Trestman as offensive coordinator

    Gary Kubiak lost his job as the Texans head coach in 2013, spent last year running the Ravens Offense and he’ll kick off the 2015 season as the head coach of the Broncos. Kubiak was the second offensive coordinator in as many years to move to a head coa…
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  • J.J. Watt on cover of ESPN Magazine’s Music Issue

    J.J. Watt on cover of ESPN Magazine’s Music Issue

    chron.com Jan 20
    J.J. Watt hasn’t played a game in nearly a month, but continues to generate headlines. The Texans’ star defensive end is on the cover of ESPN Magazine’s upcoming Music Issue with singer Katy Perry, who’s scheduled to be the halftime performer at Super B…
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  • Watt a Season: A look at J.J. in 2014

    Watt a Season: A look at J.J. in 2014

    chron.com Jan 19
    With the NFL MVP presentation looming, we take a look back at Texans star J.J. Watt's historic 2014 season.
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  • Texans offensive tackle Duane Brown named to Pro Bowl

    Texans offensive tackle Duane Brown named to Pro Bowl

    chron.com Jan 18
    Texans left tackle Duane Brown is going to the Pro Bowl to replace Philadelphia left tackle Jason Peters. This is Brown’s third consecutive appearance in the Pro Bowl. Teams are no longer divided by AFC and NFC. There will be a Pro Bowl draft on Wednesd…
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  • Texans promote Brian Gaine

    Texans promote Brian Gaine

    Former Texans cornerback Dunta Robinson once wrote “pay me, Rick” on his cleats, a message to G.M. Rick Smith that got Robinson fined. Texans director of pro scouting Brian Gaine probably didn’t write “promote me, Rick” on his necktie. Gaine didn’t need…
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  • Texans’ ticket prices going up for 2015 season

    Texans’ ticket prices going up for 2015 season

    chron.com Jan 16
    For the first time since the 2013 season, the Texans have increased ticket prices. Next season, the average general ticket price for a Texans game will be $91.87 a ticket, an increase of 7.5 percent from $85.44 for the last two seasons. Last season, the…
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  • John McClain’s predictions for the AFC & NFC title games

    John McClain’s predictions for the AFC & NFC title games

    chron.com Jan 16
    • • • What grade would you give Bill O'Brien after his first season as Texans coach? A B C D F View Results Your vote is being added to the total. Votes are not reflected in the tallies immediately. Loading ... • • • Last week: 3-1 (.750) straight up; 3…
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  • Report: Ex-Texans coach Kubiak to meet with Broncos

    Report: Ex-Texans coach Kubiak to meet with Broncos

    chron.com Jan 16
    Gary Kubiak apparently is interested in returning to one of his old haunts. After expressing his desire to stay in Baltimore as the Ravens’ offensive coordinator, the former Texans coach will be meeting with the Denver Broncos to discuss their head-coac…
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  • J.J. Watt among player captains for Pro Bowl

    J.J. Watt among player captains for Pro Bowl

    The NFL has selected its four player captains for the Pro Bowl, the league said Thursday. Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown and Texans defensive end J.J. Watt will help pick one Pro Bowl team, with Browns cornerback Joe Haden and Cowboys tailback DeM…
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  • Owen Daniels hopes to return to Ravens

    Owen Daniels hopes to return to Ravens

    The Ravens plucked tight end Owen Daniels off the discard pile after the Texans released him in the spring and the move turned out to be an important one for the team. Daniels stayed healthy and the team needed him after Dennis Pitta dislocated his hip …
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  • Jaguars Notebook: Greg Jones to sign 1-day deal, retire in teal

    Jaguars Notebook: Greg Jones to sign 1-day deal, retire in teal

    Jones to retire as Jag on 1-day deal Fullback Greg Jones will sign a one-day contract Thursday so he can announce his retirement as a member of the Jaguars. Jones, 33, played nine years for the Jaguars before spending the 2013 season with the Houston Te…
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  • Video - JJ Watt Recovers Football 00:26

    JJ Watt Recovers Football

    Jan 25
    Texans linebacker JJ Watt recovers a fumble in the Pro Bowl.
  • Video - Stafford, Watt Named MVPs Of Pro Bowl 00:18

    Stafford, Watt Named MVPs Of Pro Bowl

    Jan 25
    Matt Stafford and J.J. Watt comment on the experience of playing in the Pro Bowl.
  • Video - Late TD Lifts Team Irvin Over Team Carter 01:40

    Late TD Lifts Team Irvin Over Team Carter

    Jan 25
    Matt Ryan connected with Jimmy Graham on a touchdown late in the fourth quarter to give Team Irvin a 32-28 Pro Bowl victory over Team Carter.
  • Video - Texans Overrated, Underrated Players 01:06

    Texans Overrated, Underrated Players

    Jan 23
    Texans reporter Tania Ganguli breaks down the team's most overrated and underrated players.

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