This is the September 23, 2013 news archive. View today's Texans rumors and news.
Texans’ offense hurts reputation of defense
The Texans’ defense is guilty by association, and it’s not fair. The embarrassing 30-9 loss at Baltimore reflected poorly on the team, including a defense that allowed only one touchdown, but it was a wretched performance by the offense and punt coverag…Upvote Share Tweet
Texans receiver Andre Johnson (bruised shin) and offensive tackle Duane Brown (toe) will be day-to-day this week, according to coach Gary Kubiak. Johnson, who left Sunday’s 30-9 loss at Baltimore after getting kicked in the shin, should be able to play …Upvote Share TweetThe Texans’ defense deserved a better fate than the 30-9 whipping the team suffered at Baltimore. The Texans allowed only 236 yards. In three games, the defense is surrendering only 249 yards a game, including 91.3 rushing. The Texans gave up one defens…Upvote Share TweetHouston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson is considered day to day with a shin injury, coach Gary Kubiak said Monday.Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Updated Sep 23, 2013Last week we cringed to the news that the Astros drew an average local viewership of 1,000 people for a game—less than for an out-of-market WNBA game on at the same time. How bad could it get for yesterday's 9-2 loss at Cleveland, which went up against …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Sep 23, 2013Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt raised a stink last week about the team’s decision to bench him for a spell against the Texans as a commentary about his sloppy blocking and route running. Britt objected to the rationale for the move, so we’ll have to w…Upvote Share TweetBaltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones, who did not play against the Texans due to injury on Sunday, reportedly suffered another injury off the field early Monday morning. According to TMZ, the Pro Bowl kick returner was hit in the head with a cham…Upvote Share TweetFollowing Sunday’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens, Texans quarterback Matt Schaub has been taking heat in our comments section and on message boards all over the web. Now, someone has decided to post his or her distaste for the quarterback on a bridge. Sp…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Sep 23, 2013You might have missed this nugget prior to the Texans' 30-9 loss to the Baltimore Ravens: "Cleveland already has its eyes on Trent Richardson's replacement. The Browns covet Texans running back Ben Tate, whose contract expires after this season, an…Upvote Share Tweet
GameDay: Texans vs. Ravens highlightsSep 23The Baltimore Ravens ruin Houston Texans safety Ed Reed's return to Baltimore, knocking off the Texans 30-9 on Sunday.
Strange Days Are Ruling the Season’s StartSep 23The Giants are 0-3, the Jets are 2-1 and the Saints’ defense is shining. Who knew? (Evan Pike/CSM/Landov :: Rich Kane/Icon SMI :: Stacy Revere/Getty Images) “You never pick up where you left off from one year to the next,’’ Bill Parcells used to say. (M…