Guide to the game: Players to watch and key questions for Texans-Giants matchup
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When asked about the Texans offense earlier in the week, Jason Pierre-Paul said nothing about the team concerns him. On Sunday, we’ll see if the Texans can humble the confident former All-Pro. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Players to watch Running back Ari…Upvote Share Tweet
Andre Johnson living in the career milestone fastlaneWeek 3: Which team will win? Texans Giants View Results Your vote is being added to the total. Votes are not reflected in the tallies immediately. Loading ... Andre Johnson is on pace to reach 950 career receptions in his 158th game, which would tie him…Upvote Share Tweet
Randy Bullock enjoying a surge of confidence thanks to recent FG streakWeek 3: Which team will win? Texans Giants View Results Your vote is being added to the total. Votes are not reflected in the tallies immediately. Loading ... Placekicker Randy Bullock had made 15 consecutive field goals going back to November before ha…Upvote Share Tweet
Bill O’Brien doesn’t think Texans are getting caught up in own hypeWeek 3: Which team will win? Texans Giants View Results Your vote is being added to the total. Votes are not reflected in the tallies immediately. Loading ... Head coach Bill O’Brien doesn’t believe the Texans’ 2-0 start has turned their heads any. “It’…Upvote Share Tweet
Texans alter travel plans for trip to Big AppleWeek 3: Which team will win? Texans Giants View Results Your vote is being added to the total. Votes are not reflected in the tallies immediately. Loading ... The Texans left for New Jersey immediately after practice Friday rather than departing Saturda…Upvote Share Tweet
Arian Foster questionable for TexansHOUSTON -- After he was limited all week in practice, the Houston Texans have declared running back Arian Foster questionable for Sunday's game against the New York Giants. Foster has rushed for 241 yards in the first two games of the season on 55 carri…Upvote Share TweetWeek 3: Which team will win? 75%Texans 25%Giants Thank You for voting! Loading ... Receiver DeAndre Hopkins returned to practice Friday after missing Thursday because an undisclosed illness and said he’ll be fine for Sunday’s game against the Giants. Le…Upvote Share TweetThe New York Giants won't have starting middle linebacker Jon Beason when they host the Houston Texans on Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
Texans doing well on third downs so farHOUSTON -- Don't get too carried away with the Houston Texans' impressive statistics on third downs. Texans coach Bill O'Brien isn't. "I think it’s important to note that it’s only two games into the season and we need to keep that going, keep that…Upvote Share Tweet
Jason Pierre-Paul isn’t concerned with stopping the Texans offenseprofootballtalk.com Sep 19 (yesterday)The Giants may be 0-2, but defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul isn’t lacking for confidence. Pierre-Paul and the rest of the team’s defense has spent the week preparing to face the Texans and Pierre-Paul made it clear that he hasn’t been impressed by much o…Upvote Share Tweet
Joseph, Fiedorowicz practice fullyESPN.com Sep 18 (2 days ago)HOUSTON -- Two Houston Texans moved from the limited participation list to the Texans' lengthy full participation list on today's injury report -- cornerback Johnathan Joseph (foot) and tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz (foot). Fiedorowicz missed last week's g…Upvote Share Tweet
Texans looking for more balance on offenseCoach Bill O’Brien prefers to have a balanced offense, but he prefers winning more. The Texans are 2-0 going into Sunday’s game at the New York Giants. O’Brien calls the plays. Of the Texans’ 121 plays, 80 have been runs. Arian Foster has carried a leag…Upvote Share Tweet
D.J. Swearinger keys Texans’ success in turnover battleStrong safety D.J. Swearinger has been involved in three of the Texans’ six turnovers and is a major reason they’re plus-5 in turnover differential heading into Sunday’s game against the New York Giants. Swearinger has forced a fumble at the Texans’ 8-y…Upvote Share TweetRight tackle Derek Newton might be the Texans’ most improved player. In his fourth season and his third as a starter, Newton is off to a terrific start as a run blocker and pass protector. In the opening victory over Washington, he kept outside lineback…Upvote Share Tweet
Cushing on Eli Manning: ‘Nothing we’re going to do is going to surprise him’Last week, the Texans traveled to Oakland to play rookie quarterback Derek Carr. On Sunday, the Texans play the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium, where veteran quarterback Eli Manning will try to lead them to their first victory. “He’s (Manning) seen …Upvote Share Tweet
Giants Q&A: Is the arrow on Eli Manning pointing up?Want to have a better sense of the matchup that the Texans will be facing against the Giants? Today’s Q&A participant is long-time Giants reporter Patricia Traina (@Patricia_Traina). She is the senior editor of Inside Football, an independent public…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Sep 18 (3 days ago)The Houston Texans are 2-0, just like they were at this time last season when they lost in Week 3 and didn't win again all season en route to the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft. The New York Giants are 0-2, just like they were at this time last season when…Upvote Share Tweet
'Playbook': Houston Texans vs. New York GiantsSep 19The "NFL Playbook" crew discusses the upcoming match-up between the Houston Texans and New York Giants in Week 3.
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Manning on ManningSep 18ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The challenge of interviewing Peyton Manning is coming up with something new to ask. He might be the most interviewed athlete of this generation. Over the past few years, I’ve struggled to find something—anything—that he hasn’t talked…