ESPN.com Updated 6 hours agoThe Tennessee Titans signed cornerback Brandon Harris to a one-year contract, the team announced Friday. Harris had nine tackles and three pass breakups in 11 games for the Titans last season. He spent the first three seasons of his career with the Hous…Share Tweet
Bill O'Brien: DeAndre Hopkins can be one of the bestESPN.com 9 hours agoWhen the Texans released Andre Johnson, DeAndre Hopkins posted a fantastic photo of the two of them on Instagram that perfectly represented their relationship. Hopkins spent his first two NFL seasons learning from Johnson. That tutelage really showed la…Share Tweet
Is the Texans’ Rick Smith one of the NFL’s best talent-procuring GMs?chron.com 15 hours agoTexans general manager Rick Smith often takes lots of heat from his team’s fans for his roster building over the years. However, the numbers may indicate that Smith may be better than he appears to a lot of fans. NFL Media’s Mike Huguenin recently ranke…Share Tweet
Is the Texans’ Bill O’Brien an upper-echelon NFL coach?chron.com Mar 26 (yesterday)In his first season as the Texans’ coach, Bill O’Brien oversaw a seven-win improvement from 2013′s 2-14 campaign. What does that first-year performance rank O’Brien among NFL head coaches? According to CBS Sports writer Pete Prisco’s ranking of NFL head…Share TweetPHOENIX – For one year, the NFL has changed its policy on opening and closing a retractable roof during games. The rule will have no effect on the Texans because they would never open the NRG Stadium roof during the game. But, for your enjoyment – or co…Share Tweet
Atlanta Falcons coaching staff excited to see what Brooks Reed brings to the tablePHOENIX – New Atlanta coach Dan Quinn is excited about his new outside linebacker, Brooks Reed. Quinn, Seattle’s defensive coordinator the last two years, wants the Falcons to have an improved defense that’s more physical. Reed, a starter in his four se…Share Tweet
Keenum’s late-season success in Houston comes as no surprise to Rams coachPHOENIX – After watching quarterback Case Keenum leave St. Louis for the Texans late in the season, Rams coach Jeff Fisher was determined to get him back. It didn’t cost much – a seventh-round pick in 2016 the Texans will use to replace the selection th…Share Tweetyahoo.com Mar 25 (2 days ago)Last year there was intrigue at the top of the draft. The Houston Texans, keeping their trade options open with the first overall pick, never divulged publicly who they'd take until handing in the card on draft day. There's no such intrigue this year. I…Share Tweet
Bob McNair on Andre Johnson: Athletes never want to acknowledge losing a stepESPN.com Mar 25 (3 days ago)PHOENIX -- Houston Texans owner Bob McNair wasn't surprised Andre Johnson bristled at the idea of a reduced role next season. It's just human nature, McNair told me this week at the league's owners meetings at the Arizona Biltmore. "Every athlete I…Share Tweet
Texans move money around, then make free agency moveschron.com Mar 25 (3 days ago)During the buildup to NFL free agency in early March, Texans general manager Rick Smith had breathing room under the league’s hard salary cap of $143.2 million. But the team’s $13 million in available money paled when compared to the deep pockets posses…Share Tweetchron.com Mar 24 (3 days ago)Owner Bob McNair’s admission that the Texans were an option to be featured on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” series this summer makes Houston’s training camp much more intriguing. Teams exempt from “Hard Knocks” are teams who were in the playoffs within the past t…Share TweetPHOENIX -- The Houston Texans re-signed inside linebacker Akeem Dent to a two-year deal Tuesday. Dent came to the Texans in June from Atlanta in the T.J. Yates trade. He suffered a high-ankle sprain that limited him last season, when he had 38 tackles a…Share Tweet
Texans to promote Godsey to offensive coordinatorchron.com Mar 24 (3 days ago)The Texans are going to promote George Godsey to offensive coordinator. Godsey was the Texans quarterback coach last year but also was the de facto offensive coordinator. It will soon be official.Share TweetThe Texans just signed star defensive end J.J. Watt to a gigantic contract extension a year ago, and they’re already fiddling with it. Via John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Watt has restructured his contract to create another $8 million in cap spac…Share TweetPHOENIX – One reason the Texans signed veteran nose tackle Vince Wilfork was to have him become a positive influence on Louis Nix III. Nix, a talented second-year nose tackle, was a third-round pick last year. He spent his rookie season on injured reser…Share Tweet
Bill O’Brien on J.J. Watt: ‘He’s worth every penny’chron.com Mar 24 (4 days ago)PHOENIX – After the season, Texans coach Bill O’Brien watched tape of every player on his team. He watched cutups over and over, and it’s not surprising what player stood out the most. O’Brien came up with an astonishing statistic on defensive end J.J. …Share TweetPHOENIX — The Texans received three compensatory draft choices Monday night from the NFL. The Texans now have 10 picks in the April 30-May 2 draft. The league has a complicated formula for measuring free agents lost compared to free agents signed, inclu…Share TweetESPN.com Mar 23 (4 days ago)PHOENIX -- For nearly the entire time Bob McNair has owned the Houston Texans, they've been looking for a long-term solution at quarterback. "What we have done is we've said we wanted to strengthen ourselves at the quarterback position so we could …Share Tweet
When it comes to starting QBs around the NFL, where do the Texans rank?Much has been made about the Texans’ quarterback play – or lack of it – during their 13-season history. Houston took steps to address that this offseason with the addition of veteran Brian Hoyer and re-signing Ryan Mallett. But is one of them enough to …Share Tweet
Texans’ No. 8 legacy unlikely to resume in 2015If you’re a Texans fan with an eye on numerology, you got some good news Monday. Quarterback Brian Hoyer, who signed with the team two weeks ago, has opted to wear No. 7 for the Texans this season. He previously wore No. 6 in Cleveland and Arizona and N…Share Tweet
Ed Reed fires Twitter shot at former Texans coachesEd Reed’s tenure with the Texans was forgettable for many reasons. However, Reed apparently isn’t one of those who’s forgotten his infamous 2013 season in Houston, though, as evidenced by a tweet he sent over the weekend: “@ESPNNFL: That moment you real…Share TweetPHOENIX -- When the Houston Texans signed Vince Wilfork to a two-year deal last week, the assumption was the Texans' interest came from the organization's ties to the New England Patriots organization, where both Bill O'Brien and Romeo Crennel were once…Share Tweet
Get caught up with the Texans’ busy offseasonchron.com Mar 22 (6 days ago)The Texans have been active this offseason, adding veterans at key positions, retaining some of their important free agents and saying goodbye to some familiar faces. Click on the gallery above for a recap of the team’s 2015 offseason moves so far. Who …Share Tweet
Inside The Huddle: J.J. WattMar 26Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien says J.J. Watt is the league's best defensive player.
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Texans Looking For Godsey To Be OCMar 24Dan Graziano and Tania Ganguli discuss the possibility of George Godsey being named the Texans' offensive coordinator.
Clowney Had His Best Week Yet Of Rehab Last WeekMar 24ESPN Texans reporter Tania Ganguli updates outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney's progress with rehab from his microfracture surgery.
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The Eagles Have AnswersMar 25PHOENIX — Lunch was served just before noon at the annual NFL meetings Tuesday. Lunch’s name was Jeffrey Lurie. Under a scalding sun on a cloudless 87-degree day, Lurie, the owner of the Philadelphia Eagles, stood for a mostly withering 40-minute cross-…