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The Seattle Seahawks will have to devise a plan to keep Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt in check this Sunday and they may have to do it with backups at both tackle positions. Left tackle Russell Okung is on the short-term injured reserve list wit…Share Tweet
Texans find out firsthand how pick sixes change games in a hurryInterceptions that go all the way the wrong way — the “pick six” in modern football parlance — are continuing at a near-record pace this season after occurring more frequently than ever in 2012. Texans fans likely won’t find this trend surprising. After…Share TweetTexans linebacker Whitney Mercilus was flagged for roughing the passer for a hit on Joe Flacco during Sunday’s loss to the Ravens, and now Mercilus has been hit in the paycheck. Mercilus confirmed that the NFL fined him $15,000 for the hit. “I’m going t…Share TweetTexans defensive end J.J. Watt and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson just missed each other at the University of Wisconsin. What if they had been Badgers at the same time? “After my year at the University of Wisconsin, when we were at the Pro …Share TweetAs the Texans brace for a visit from the Legion on Boom, they won’t know whether they’ll have two key offensive components for Sunday’s game. Coach Gary Kubiak told reporters on Wednesday that both receiver Andre Johnson (shin) and left tackle Duane Bro…Share Tweet
Texans OC Dennison says team will make decision about Foster, TateThe Texans rank ninth out of 32 teams in average rushing yards (128.7) and the initial effort to slowly ramp up Arian Foster while splitting carries with backup Ben Tate has gone fairly well. Still, the Texans’ running attack hasn’t been its normal self…Share Tweet
Texans’ Ed Reed has strong practice; DBs Jackson, Joseph held outVeteran safety Ed Reed had a strong practice Wednesday, coach Gary Kubiak said, and continues to show improvement. “He took his reps with the defense, took a lot of scout team, too,” Kubiak said. “Getting him through last week was huge for him. I like t…Share TweetTexans offensive coordinator Rick Dennison said Wednesday that veteran quarterback Matt Schaub has made “bad decisions” this season and must improve. Schaub is 85-of-128 passing for six touchdowns and 838 yards through three games. He’s also thrown four…Share TweetESPN.com team reporter Tania Ganguli on the Houston Texans' hot topics as they begin preparations for Week 4.Share Tweet
'NFL Films Presents': Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt's inner driveSep 25Most NFL fans know that Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is a star on the football field, but few know of his accolades off the field. NFL Films takes a behind the scenes look at the Texans star.