This is the November 22, 2012 news archive. View today's Texans rumors and news.

Houston Texans News and Rumors

Usual suspects responsible for Texans’ comeback

Usual suspects responsible for Texans’ comeback

DETROIT - The Texans troika of quarterback Matt Schaub, receiver Andre Johnson and running back Arian Foster ignited a rally that produced another come-from-behind overtime victory that devastated the Detroit Lions on Thursday. Schaub threw for 315 yard
Upvote Share Tweet
  • Reliant's new turf to get heavy high school playoff duty

    Reliant's new turf to get heavy high school playoff duty

    chron.com Nov 22, 2012
    Reliant's new turf to get heavy high school playoff duty With Reliant Stadium getting artificial turf for the first time, the home of the Texans will feature six games over two days this weekend. The Tigers played in the first high school game at Relian…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Shayne Graham makes most of second chance

    Shayne Graham makes most of second chance

    chron.com Nov 22, 2012
    DETROIT — When Texans kicker Shayne Graham saw the football bounce off the right upright after Lions kicker Jason Hanson attempted a game-winner, he had one simple thought. “I can’t wait for another chance,” Graham said. “That’s the first thin
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Suh draws attention for hitting Schaub below belt

    Suh draws attention for hitting Schaub below belt

    CNNSI.com Nov 22, 2012
    DETROIT (AP) The left cleat of Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh connected with Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in his groin area in their Thanksgiving game.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Justin Forsett follows sound advice for key TD

    Justin Forsett follows sound advice for key TD

    chron.com yahoo.com Nov 22, 2012
    DETROIT — Everybody watching Texans running back Justin Forsett in the third quarter learned a valuable lesson in the 34-31 overtime victory: Never give up on a play. Forsett was tackled by the Lions, but he didn’t think he was down, so he kept going
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Grading the Texans: Week 12

    Grading the Texans: Week 12

    chron.com Nov 22, 2012
    QB: A- For the second time in five days, Matt Schaub brought the Texans from behind to win an overtime game. Also, for the second week in a row, he was able to overcome an interception in overtime. He threw for 315 yards and one touchdown. RB: A- Arian …
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Cutler limited in practice, could start vs. Vikings

    Cutler limited in practice, could start vs. Vikings

    ESPN.com Nov 22, 2012
    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler practiced on a limited basis Thursday for the first time since he suffered a concussion late in the first half of the team's game against the Houston Texans on Nov. 11.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Andre Johnson: Best back-to-back ever

    Andre Johnson: Best back-to-back ever

    ESPN.com Nov 22, 2012
    DETROIT -- Andre Johnson outdid his favorite receiver, Calvin Johnson, Sunday in the Texans’ 34-31 overtime win over the Lions Thursday. Andre Johnson also followed up his career best 14-catch, 273-yard game against Jacksonville with another big day: Ni
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • As good as the early game was, second game as slow

    As good as the early game was, second game as slow

    profootballtalk.com Nov 22, 2012
    With a little luck, you planned your Thanksgiving dinner for about 15 minutes ago. After a frantic back-and-forth first game between the Texans and Lions, the Cowboys and Redskins are the tryptophan coma portion of the day. A scoreless tie at the end of…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Texans prevail in OT after Schwartz's miscue

    Texans prevail in OT after Schwartz's miscue

    ESPN.com Nov 22, 2012
    Shayne Graham's 32-yard field goal with 2:21 left overtime lifted the Houston Texans to a 34-31 win over Detroit on Thursday after the Lions' coach made a costly mistake in regulation.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • 10 things we learned from the Texans’ Thanksgiving Day win

    10 things we learned from the Texans’ Thanksgiving Day win

    1. The Texans, who claimed a 34-31 win, their second overtime win in four days, have finally become residents of Clutch City. Oh, they have sported the name Houston since their inception, but a Clutch City address is reserved for those special citizens …
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Lions miss game-winning field goal

    Lions miss game-winning field goal

    chron.com Nov 22, 2012
    Jason Hanson’s game-winning 47-yard field goal attempt bounced off the right upright, as the Lions missed out on the victory. Lions cornerback Chris Houston intercepted Matt Schaub, setting up the Lions at the Texans’ 41-yard line with seven minutes l
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Epic 97-yard Texans drive ties game at 31

    Epic 97-yard Texans drive ties game at 31

    chron.com Nov 22, 2012
    The Texans used an epic 15-play, 97-yard drive to score the game at 31 with 1:55 remaining. Andre Johnson had four catches for 64 yards on the game-tying scoring drive, capped off by a 1-yard Arian Foster. Johnson had three catches on third or fourth do…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Texans tie score 24-24 on field goal

    Texans tie score 24-24 on field goal

    chron.com Nov 22, 2012
    Shayne Graham kicked a 45-yard field goal to tie the score 24-24 with 2:36 left in the fourth quarter. The drive covered 40 yards in seven plays and took three minutes.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Suh's left cleat hits Schaub year after ejection

    Suh's left cleat hits Schaub year after ejection

    ESPN.com Nov 22, 2012
    The Texans-Lions Thanksgiving Day matchup was marked by controversy on both sides of the field Thursday.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • First-half analysis: Texans can’t stop Calvin Johnson

    First-half analysis: Texans can’t stop Calvin Johnson

    DETROIT — The Texans are losing 21-14 at halftime of an entertaining Thanksgiving game because their defensive backs, especially Alan Ball, can’t cover Calvin Johnson. For whatever reason, Ball has stuck with Johnson, who has five catches for 103 yard
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Texans' Reed hurts groin, carted to locker room

    Texans' Reed hurts groin, carted to locker room

    Houston linebacker Brooks Reed has left its game against the Detroit Lions with a groin injury. His return is questionable.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Owen Daniels’ TD catch ties score at 14

    Owen Daniels’ TD catch ties score at 14

    chron.com Nov 22, 2012
    Texans tight end Owen Daniels caught a nine-yard touchdown pass from Matt Schaub to tie the score at 14 with 2:11 left in the first half. The key play on the drive, which went 75 yards on eight plays in 3:49, was a 43-yard juggling catch by Andre Johnso…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Ball’s failed interception grab costs Texans

    Ball’s failed interception grab costs Texans

    chron.com Nov 22, 2012
    For Alan Ball, it was both a great play and a terrible mistake. On first-and-goal from the 5-yard line, Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford threw a fade route to the corner of the end zone for Calvin Johnson. Ball, the Texans cornerback, was in perfect…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Texans cannot slow Megatron

    Texans cannot slow Megatron

    ESPN.com Nov 22, 2012
    DETROIT -- What’s the attraction of the Alan Ball-Calvin Johnson matchup for Wade Phillips? That’s the question we’re all wondering at halftime at Ford Field, where the Lions lead the Texans 21-14. Johnathan Joseph typically follows a team’s best
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Lions' Backus inactive, ending 186-game streak

    Lions' Backus inactive, ending 186-game streak

    ESPN.com Nov 22, 2012
    Detroit Lions offensive tackle Jeff Backus is inactive against the Houston Texans, ending his 186-game starting streak.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Johnathan Joseph out for Texans

    Johnathan Joseph out for Texans

    A short week wasn’t enough for cornerback Johnathan Joseph to recover fully from a hamstring strain last week. Joseph is inactive against the Detroit Lions today and Alan Ball will start in his place. The Texans will also be without nose tackle Shaun Co
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • RTC: Barwin's unique view of Detroit

    RTC: Barwin's unique view of Detroit

    ESPN.com Nov 22, 2012
    Happy Thanksgiving! We're reading the coverage in Detroit... Houston Texans Starting in fourth grade, seeking a bigger challenge in youth basketball, Connor Barwin left suburban Hazel Park to play on a team in a racially segregated Detroit metro area, w…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Video - Houston Texans running back Arian Foster: 'The heart of this team is just resilient' 01:07

    Houston Texans running back Arian Foster: 'The heart of this team is just resilient'

    Nov 22
    NFL Network reporter Albert Breer catches up with Houston Texans running back Arian Foster after the team's second overtime win in five days to ask how the team continues to play at a high level.
  • Video - Texans Get Controversial Win Over Lions 00:47

    Texans Get Controversial Win Over Lions

    Nov 22
    The Texans improved to 10-1 after an overtime win over the Lions.
  • Video - Texans vs. Lions highlights 07:45

    Texans vs. Lions highlights

    Nov 22
    The Houston Texans defeated the Detroit Lions 34-31 in overtime on Thanksgiving Day as Matt Schaub threw for 315 yards in his team's Week 12 victory.
  • Video - Shayne Graham 32-yard game winning field goal 00:26

    Shayne Graham 32-yard game winning field goal

    Nov 22
    Texans kicker Shayne Graham nails a 32-yard kick in overtime to seal the win for the Texans over the Lions 34-31.