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Now that Seahawks receiver Percy Harvin has opted for surgery to repair the torn labrum in his hip, the question becomes when and how he got the injury. With the Texans signing safety Ed Reed despite the presence of a torn labrum in his own hip, some ma…Upvote Share Tweet
nytimes.com Updated Jul 30, 2013Matt Flynn received a second chance when the Raiders picked him up from Seattle in the off-season, and he is solidifying his role as the starting quarterback.Upvote Share TweetThe Texans weren’t too worried about running back Arian Foster’s calf injury when they placed him on the PUP list to start training camp and they haven’t been given any reason for concern since then. Josina Anderson of ESPN.com reports that coach Gary K…Upvote Share TweetSafety Ed Reed isn't making any promises that he'll be ready to go Sept. 9 against San Diego.Upvote Share Tweet
Kubiak talks penalties: Balancing discipline with aggressionIn 2012, the Houston Texans had the most penalties they have had as a team since Gary Kubiak was coach. Usually, the Texans are in the top to the middle of the NFL for fewest penalties, averaging in the 5 to 6 per game range. Last year, they were in the…Upvote Share TweetLinebacker Joe Mays hit Matt Schaub so hard in a game last season that the quarterback lost a small chunk of his ear. Now the two players reportedly are teammates with the Houston Texans.Upvote Share Tweet
Coach Coward’s success is one for the booksMany of you remember Robert “Coach” Coward, a diehard Texans fan who frequented my blogs and was never shy about giving his opinion on his favorite team, especially when they weren’t living up to his high expectations. Coach Coward even participated in …Upvote Share Tweet
Texans coach says backup QB Case Keenum is having ‘a really good camp’After the Texans’ morning practice, coach Gary Kubiak was asked about backup quarterbacks T.J. Yates and Case Keenum. “I think T.J. can throw the ball a little better than he’s throwing it,” Kubiak said. “His arm is a little tired right now. They’re all…Upvote Share Tweet
Texans fans get a look at new punter LechlerPunter Shane Lechler made his public debut as a Texan Tuesday morning and special teams coach Joe Marciano put him on the spot immediately as the team went through its first practice that was open to the public “I was mad at Joe for making me kick into …Upvote Share TweetThe Tuesday morning practice was the first of seven for fans to attend training camp. With a few thousand fans in attendance, the players turned up the intensity level a notch and made a lot of terrific plays on offense and defense. In red zone drills, …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Jul 30, 2013Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans Matt Schaub doesn’t harbor any ill will toward new teammate Joe Mays, who messed up Schaub’s ear with a vicious hit last season in the Texans-Broncos game, says Tania Ganguli of the Houston Chronicle. (Mays signed…Upvote Share Tweet
Who is Houston’s most influential sport figure for 2013?Texans defensive end J.J. Watt had an NFL-best 20.5 sacks and won the Defensive Player of the Year award in 2012, but is he the most influential sports figure in Houston for 2013? Check back on Sunday to find out as we reveal our top 10. In the meantime…Upvote Share Tweet
Houston Texans safety Ed Reed speaks on his playing conditionJul 30When will Houston Texans safety Ed Reed be ready to play? How much of an impact will the star make for the team? Find out.
Arian Foster's Calf Not A ConcernJul 30AFC South blogger Paul Kuharsky discusses Arian Foster's recovery from a calf injury.
2013 NFL training camp -- Bills in a hurryJul 30Here are five things John Clayton took away from his visit to the Buffalo Bills' training camp.
One-on-One with ... Antoine WinfieldJul 30One-on-One with ... Antoine Winfield
One-on-One with ... Golden TateJul 30The MMQB crew has hit the road for training camps. Check out all our coverage.
Fixing a HoleJul 30The MMQB crew has hit the road for training camps. Check out all our coverage.