This is the September 20, 2013 news archive. View today's Texans rumors and news.
By Jeff Zrebiec – The Baltimore Sun After not practicing all week because of a left hip flexor strain, Ravens Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice is doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans. A doubtful designation means that the player has a 25 …Share Tweet
By Aaron Wilson – The Baltimore Sun The education of Ravens rookie free safety Matt Elam is approaching a pivotal early phase, a moment he intends to be ready for. The first-round draft pick already knows what’s heading his way Sunday against the Housto…Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 20, 2013San Francisco’s Aldon Smith was arrested Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence and marijuana possession, after his truck was involved in an accident.Share TweetHOUSTON – Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak made his strongest statement to date about Ed Reed's health Friday. “If Ed is ready to go, Ed would start, yes,” Kubiak said of the veteran safety, who's recovering from offseason hip surgery. Reed, left tackle…Share Tweet
Special teams players put in extra work to fix kicking issuesSpecial teams coach Joe Marciano, punter/holder Shane Lechler and snapper Jon Weeks put in extra work with struggling kicker Randy Bullock this week. The Texans hope the increased detail turns around a disappointing 1-for-5 start on field-goal attempts …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Sep 20, 2013The league’s first reaction to one of Sunday’s big hits was that the contact didn’t merit a fine. The league has since changed its mind. Titans tailback Jackie Battle rammed Texans safety Danieal Manning with the crown of Battle’s helmet. The elements w…Share TweetTexans star running back Arian Foster said Friday the NCAA is a “bully” and has student-athletes “hoodwinked” into accepting a highly flawed system. Standing by recent comments he made in the film documentary, “Schooled: The Price of College Sports,” Fo…Share Tweet
Basketball, interceptions and making of Texans’ DeAndre HopkinsThey knew and believed. They just never thought it would happen this fast. Tommy Plumblee’s first lasting memory of DeAndre Hopkins: The Texans rookie wide receiver is a quiet, skinny 10th-grader at D.W. Daniel High School in Central, S.C. Yet Hopkins i…Share TweetCNNSI.com Sep 20, 2013Week 3 brings reunions and perhaps an AFC title game preview. Chris Burke and Doug Farrar break down all the action.Share Tweet
McClain’s picks for Week 3: Will the Ravens hand the Texans their first loss?Week 3 games Houston (2-0) minus-2 at Baltimore (1-1): Ravens 20-17 San Diego (1-1) plus-3 at Tennessee (1-1): Titans 21-19 Arizona (1-1) plus-7 at New Orleans (2-0): Saints 27-13 St. Louis (1-1) plus-4 at Dallas (1-1): Cowboys 23-20 Cleveland (0-2) plu…Share Tweet
Rob Turner complains about J.J. Watt’s complaints about Turnerprofootballtalk.com Sep 20, 2013Here’s another reason why we wish the Titans and Texans would be resuming their rivalry before Week 17. Titans center Rob Turner has been fined for an illegal cut block on Texans defensive end J.J. Watt. But Turner is now complaining about the fact that…Share Tweet
Week 3 N.F.L. Matchupsnytimes.com Sep 20, 2013New Orleans could just as easily be 0-2 if it wasn’t for Rob Ryan’s revamped defense, but Carson Palmer has been relatively successful in past matchups against Ryan-coached defenses.Share Tweet
'Playbook': Houston Texans vs Baltimore RavensSep 20Can Houston QB Matt Schaub and the Texans offense withstand all the pressure they'll see from the Baltimore Ravens defense? The Playbook crew looks at the key battles.
Houston Texans safety Ed Reed: 'I didn't want this to be my first game'Sep 20Houston Texans safety Ed Reed talks about facing his former team, the Baltimore Ravens, in Week 3. Reed will be a game-time decision.
Houston Texans safety Ed Reed returns to BaltimoreSep 20Houston Texans safety Ed Reed is questionable for Sundays game against his former team the Baltimore Ravens. Kimberly Jones discusses what some of the Raven players think about their former teammate Ed Reed suiting up on Sunday.