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New Colt Andre Johnson not focused on facing the Texans

New Colt Andre Johnson not focused on facing the Texans

profootballtalk.com chron.com Updated Apr 18 (yesterday)
When the NFL schedule comes out next week, some fans will circle the dates of the Colts-Texans games, when Andre Johnson will face his old team. But Johnson isn’t thinking about that. Johnson, who signed in Indianapolis last month after 12 seasons in Ho…
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  • Texans RB Alfred Blue has a famous workout partner

    Texans RB Alfred Blue has a famous workout partner

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    Texans running back Alfred Blue had a solid rookie season in 2014, racking up 528 yards as Arian Foster’s top backup. As Blue tries to hold his spot and earn a bigger role in his second NFL campaign, he is working with a personal trainer, as the Houston…
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  • PFT Live: Delanie Walker, Antonio Smith, Texans talk with John …

    PFT Live: Delanie Walker, Antonio Smith, Texans talk with John McClain

    profootballtalk.com Apr 17 (2 days ago)
    We’re almost ready for the weekend in these parts, but it won’t be time to sign off for the week until Friday’s edition of PFT Live is finished. Thanks to a great set of guests, the waiting shouldn’t be too difficult. Mike Florio will welcome Titans tig…
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  • John McClain’s 2015 NFL mock draft, version 3.0

    John McClain’s 2015 NFL mock draft, version 3.0

    chron.com Apr 17 (3 days ago)
    Is the third time the charm for the Chronicle’s John McClain? The third incarnation of his mock draft has plenty of moving pieces, including whom the Texans tab with the 16th pick in the first round. Click on the gallery above to see The General’s third…
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  • J.J. Watt, tennis star still chummy

    J.J. Watt, tennis star still chummy

    chron.com Apr 14 (5 days ago)
    That whole J.J. Watt sitting next to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki that got the Twitterverse fired up during last week’s Final Four? Apparently the duo continue to enjoy each other’s company. The Texans’ star defensive end and Wozniacki recently were s…
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  • Former Texans Pro Bowl lineman Wade Smith retires

    Former Texans Pro Bowl lineman Wade Smith retires

    chron.com Apr 14 (5 days ago)
    Wade Smith, who started every game at left guard for the Texans from 2010 to 2013 and went to the Pro Bowl in 2012, announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday via his Instagram account: Our founder Wade Smith announced his retirement today. We are…
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  • Drafting at No. 16: A tale of boom or bust

    Drafting at No. 16: A tale of boom or bust

    chron.com Apr 13 (6 days ago)
    Two weeks from Thursday, the Texans will be picking during the middle of the first round of the NFL draft. So what has history told us about the No. 16 pick? You can find an immortal of the sport at that spot, or a guy who’ll be utterly forgotten in a m…
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  • J.J. Watt's 5-foot-1 inch box jump is pretty ridiculous (Video)

    J.J. Watt's 5-foot-1 inch box jump is pretty ridiculous (Video)

    yahoo.com Apr 13 (6 days ago)
    I know we've seen the whole "J.J. Watt has a ridiculous box jump" thing before, but I'm here to say that I'm not going to tire of it anytime soon. Watt, who should have won NFL MVP last season after having an all-time dominant season with the …
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  • Reebok, J.J. Watt announce new partnership

    Reebok, J.J. Watt announce new partnership

    chron.com Apr 13 (6 days ago)
    On Monday morning, Texans star J.J. Watt announced that he has signed with shoe company Reebok in the most J.J. way possible. Watt posted a video of him making a 61-inch box jump, besting the jump he attempted earlier this year. Watt’s video announced h…
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  • Broncos add ex-Texans TE James Casey on a one-year deal

    Broncos add ex-Texans TE James Casey on a one-year deal

    Add veteran tight end James Casey to the list of former Texans players and coaches to R.S.V.P. for the Gary Kubiak reunion in Denver. Casey, who was drafted by the Texans in the fifth round of the 2009 draft out of Rice, played the first five seasons of…
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  • Houston Astrodome at 50: The Global 'Wonder' Now a Decaying She…

    Houston Astrodome at 50: The Global 'Wonder' Now a Decaying Shell

    nytimes.com Apr 10
    Texans on Thursday marked the 50th birthday of the Houston Astrodome, the world's first fully air-conditioned multipurpose domed stadium, once dubbed a global wonder and now a decaying structure with an uncertain future.
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  • Texans re-sign Cody White

    Texans re-sign Cody White

    The Texans have re-signed a player whom they did not tender in restricted free agency, reaching a deal with offensive guard Cody White. The signing was disclosed in the NFL’s Thursday transactions. The 26-year-old White missed the 2014 season after tear…
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  • Gary Kubiak’s return to Houston highlights Texans’ preseason sl…

    Gary Kubiak’s return to Houston highlights Texans’ preseason slate

    chron.com Apr 9
    The Texans announced their four-game preseason schedule Thursday afternoon, with a visit from their former coach highlighting the slate. Houston’s four exhibition games will be against San Francisco and Denver at NRG Stadium before closing with road con…
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  • John McClain’s 2015 NFL mock draft, version 2.0

    John McClain’s 2015 NFL mock draft, version 2.0

    chron.com Apr 9
    The second version of this year’s mock draft has seen some shuffling in the first round, including the Texans’ projected pick. Click on the gallery above to see John McClain’s second mock draft.
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  • Photos: 2015 Houston Texans cheerleader squad chosen

    Photos: 2015 Houston Texans cheerleader squad chosen

    chron.com Apr 7
    The final 35-member team was chosen from a group of approximately 50 finalists based on performances at private rehearsals and input online from Texans fans.
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  • Wattniacki? J.J. Watt and Caroline Wozniacki set Twitter abuzz

    Wattniacki? J.J. Watt and Caroline Wozniacki set Twitter abuzz

    chron.com Apr 7
    Twitter and sports seem to be made for each other, But Twitter, a major sporting event and the possiblity of a new celebrity couple? That throws things into overdrive. Monday’s sighting of Texans star J.J. Watt and tennis player Caroline Wozniacki at th…
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  • NFL Draft 2015: Houston Texans Team Needs

    NFL Draft 2015: Houston Texans Team Needs

    The Texans had a solid comeback season in 2014 with new head coach Bill O’Brien, and in 2015 they will look to keep moving forward as they look to add to their roster on NFL Draft weekend. Check the new favorite teams to bet on NFL after free-agency mov…
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  • Report:  Brett Hundley visiting Texans

    Report: Brett Hundley visiting Texans

    The Texans have plenty of quarterbacks. But they don’t have a franchise quarterback. And so they continue to look for a franchise quarterback. The search continues Monday, with a pre-draft visit from former UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley, according to I…
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  • J.J. Watt takes issue with officiating in Wisconsin-Kentucky ga…

    J.J. Watt takes issue with officiating in Wisconsin-Kentucky game

    chron.com Apr 4
    Texans star J.J. Watt, seen here in 2010 as a senior at Wisconsin, made his affinity for his alma mater perfectly clear on Saturday night. (John Biever / Sports Illustrated / Getty Images) We already knew that Texans defensive star J.J. Watt isn’t a fan…
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  • Report: Texans hope to have Jadeveon Clowney on field near end …

    Report: Texans hope to have Jadeveon Clowney on field near end of camp

    Last week, Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney gave an update on his condition after having microfracture surgery on his knee. Clowney said he was working hard and making progress toward a 2015 return, but declined to say when he might be ready to get ba…
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  • New Texans teammates Vince Wilfork, J.J. Watt mutually excited

    New Texans teammates Vince Wilfork, J.J. Watt mutually excited

    ESPN.com Apr 3
    New Texans teammates Vince Wilfork, J.J. Watt mutually excited
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  • Former Texan Antonio Smith opts to join Broncos

    Former Texan Antonio Smith opts to join Broncos

    chron.com Apr 2
    Defensive end Antonio Smith, the former Texan the team was interested in bringing back, has instead agreed to terms with the Denver Broncos on a one-year deal. Smith, who played for the Raiders last season before being released, spent five seasons with …
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  • Texans’ OTA, mandatory minicamp dates announced

    Texans’ OTA, mandatory minicamp dates announced

    chron.com Apr 2
    The NFL announced Thursday the dates for the Texans’ 2015 organized team activities. The Texans will hold their OTAs May 26-28 and June 1-2, 4, 8-9 and 11-12. A mandatory minicamp follows from June 16-18. The Texans’ voluntary offseason workout program …
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  • John McClain’s first 2015 mock draft

    John McClain’s first 2015 mock draft

    chron.com Apr 2
    Barring a trade, the Texans will pick smack dab in the middle of the first round of the NFL draft, which begins April 30 in Chicago. Houston has the No. 16 pick, but it’s up for debate which need the Texans will address: Will they get a wide receiver to…
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  • Schedule for Texans organized team activities, minicamp

    Schedule for Texans organized team activities, minicamp

    ESPN.com Apr 2
    Schedule for Texans organized team activities, minicamp
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  • Texans sign Nate Washington

    Texans sign Nate Washington

    The Texans have added another veteran wideout to the group of players vying for playing time alongside DeAngelo Hopkins in their 2015 lineup. The team announced Wednesday that they’ve agreed to a deal with former Titans wide receiver Nate Washington. Ho…
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  • Chuck Pagano on Andre Johnson: You don’t see a huge dropoff

    Chuck Pagano on Andre Johnson: You don’t see a huge dropoff

    Wide receiver Andre Johnson posted his lowest average yards per catch since 2005 while playing for the Texans last season, a development which may have accelerated his departure from Houston in the offseason. It’s not a problem for the Colts, though. In…
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  • Video - Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt's ridiculous 61" box jump 00:15

    Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt's ridiculous 61" box jump

    Apr 13
    Watch Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt box jump 61 inches in this impressive video.
  • Video - Watt has some serious hops 00:23

    Watt has some serious hops

    Apr 13
    Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt successfully lands a box jump of 5 feet, 1 inch.
  • Video - Watt signs with Reebok 03:08

    Watt signs with Reebok

    Apr 13
    Darren Rovell discusses the value Reebok will gain by signing Texans defensive end J.J. Watt to an endorsement deal, even though Watt won't be allowed to display the company's logo on the field.
  • Video - Woz and Watt? 03:13

    Woz and Watt?

    Apr 7
    Jemele Hill and Michael Smith discuss whether it's a big deal that tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and J.J. Watt attended the NCAA championship game together, and whether it will have any impact on the Masters performance of her ex-fiance, Rory McIlro

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