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Houston Texans News: July 17, 2018 Schefter Pod: Wade Phillips On Career, Favorite Players - ESPN.com. Listen to former Texans' DC Wade Phillips talk about his career and his Houston Texans life. Watt donates $10K to family of fallen firefighter - ESPN.com. Watt continues his philanthropic ways.
Ranking the importance of Texans rookie class Rookies could help make or break a bubble team's season, a category the Houston Texans find themselves in 2018. In the right position, a first year youngster in the NFL could help an offensive unit find their identity or help a secondary go from good to great in a matter of snaps.
ESPN NFL Insiders vote Texans Deshaun Watson to best lineup under 25 Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson takes the snaps for ESPN NFL Insiders' list of best players under 25 years old. The 22-year-old Watson is a part of an offense that features Los Angeles Rams running Todd Gurley in the backfield and Minnesota Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs and Kansas City Chiefs wideout Tyreek Hill on the outside.
Over-Unders On Deshaun Watson, Lamar Miller, DeAndre Hopkins To narrow that query to our beloved Texans, I present for your analysis a handful of over-unders on the upcoming regular season performances of Deshaun Watson, Lamar Miller, and DeAndre Hopkins. I believe I'd fire on the over on passing yards and touchdown passes.
Who Was The Worst Free Agent Signing In Texans' Franchise History? If I had to pick the worst free agent signing, it would be Ed Reed. He didn't care. He barely tried. When he even played, he just stood deep in the center of the field and hung out, collecting his enormous check. He was already older and on his way out.
2018 Summer Sleeper: Houston Texans Super Deep Sleepers - Players who aren't roster-worthy in 12-team leagues, but are still worth keeping an eye on.Deep Sleepers - An end of the roster player who is more often than not on the waiver wire in 12-team leagues.Sleeper - A likely rostered player who makes for a good trade target.
Andre Johnson Impressed With Texans' Wide Receivers When Andre Johnson speaks, we listen to what the man has to say. Last week the Houston Chronicle spoke to Johnson about the current group of Texans' wide receivers, and the first inductee into the Texans' Ring of Honor been especially impressed by Will Fuller V, and newest Texan, Keke Coutee.
Houston Texans News: July 16, 2018 Texans release Jeff Allen from PUP list - Houston Chronicle. Jeff Allen's career with the Texans has come to an end. Andre Johnson impressed with Texans rookie Keke Coutee - Houston Chronicle. What does Andre have to say about the Texans' newest receiver?
Offensive Line Rebuild Continues As Texans Release Guard Jeff Allen That said, Brooks is now a Pro Bowler and Allen is unemployed, so the whole sequence definitely has that "Glover Quin-Ed Reed" feel going on, in which the Texans made a bad signing to replace a guy who realized his Pro Bowl potential elsewhere.
Cecil Shorts says Texans DeAndre Hopkins always favored Deshaun Watson Cecil Shorts spent the 2015 with the Houston Texans, and that whole season was filled with DeAndre Hopkins talking up Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson. "Hopkins is saying, 'Cecil, I'm telling you. Deshaun is it,'" Shorts, a former receiver, said on the Deep Slant Podcast with Deepi Sidhu.
Texans players explain what Whitney Mercilus means to the team Media and fans may not recognize the impact of Houston Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus, but his teammates sure do. The 2012 first-round pick has yet to make a Pro Bowl, yet the void he left with the Texans defense in 2017 could have been significant from a tone-setting standpoint.
Scouting Texans' 2018 opponents: Washington Camp outlook: Jay Gruden enters his fifth season with one playoff appearance and a quick exit in 2015. That 9-7 record was Washington's best during the Gruden era. He's had a losing record in each of the past two seasons, and owner Dan Snyder may be running out of patience.
Texans Johnathan Joseph's advice to CB Aaron Colvin: 'Be yourself' There are expectations for the Houston Texans secondary to be supreme, but Johnathan Joseph's words for free agent Aaron Colvin were simple. "I told him, 'Don't press. Just come in here and be yourself,'" Joseph said on June 5 during the final week of organized team activities.
Texans J.J. Watt tops Pro Football Weekly's interior DL rankings Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt may have only played eight games in two seasons, but Pro Football Weekly still honors his talent. The three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year topped Hub Arkush's 2018 interior defensive lineman rankings.
Deshaun Watson ranks No. 1 on the 2018 Houston 10 When I first proposed the "Houston 10" concept six summers ago, our city had a different sporting landscape. Barren would be too harsh a word - the Texans were, after all, coming off their first playoff appearance - but we hardly seemed blessed with an embarrassment of riches.
Scouting Texans' 2018 opponents: Broncos Camp outlook: Coming off a 5-11 season, the Broncos are retooling with veteran quarterback and former University of Houston standout Case Keenum. He was signed to a two-year, $36 million contract. Keenum could energize the offense and provide a boost to wide receivers Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders.
Rookie Keke Coutee made impression on Texans great Andre Johnson Fourth-round rookie Keke Coutee impressed Houston Texans legend Andre Johnson when the franchise's all-time receptions leader visited spring practices. Johnson, who hasn't been a stranger around team facilities this off-season, gave his take on the 21-year-old receiver from Texas Tech.
Houston Texans: Wide receiver corps best in AFC South The Houston Texans are less than two weeks from the start of training camp. The team is seeking to bounce-back from a 4-12 season and it needs people to step up. Fortunately, early reports from within the Texans' camp are extremely promising. This notion rings especially true for the wide receiver corps.
Houston Texans' JJ Watt donates $10K to family of fallen firefighter Houston Texans All-Pro defensive end J.J. Watt has donated $10,000 to the family of a Wisconsin fire captain who was killed in an explosion. Sun Praire Fire Department Capt. Cory Barr responded Tuesday to reports of a gas leak in the downtown Sun Praire, Wis.
Texans reach injury settlement, release guard Jeff Allen The Houston Texans reached an injury settlement and released guard Jeff Allen Friday. The Texans placed the seven-year pro on the reserve / physically unable to perform list on May 14 before the team's first week of organized team activities. Allen had been battling concussion and ankle injuries that cost him four games in 2017.
Texans release Jeff Allen from PUP list The Texans brokered an injury settlement Friday with former starting offensive guard Jeff Allen, releasing him from their from reserve physically unable to perform list. Allen dealt with concussions and ankle injuries over the past two seasons since joining the Texans on a four-year, $28 million contract.
Houston Texans Cut Jeff Allen After two up and down years in Houston, Jeff Allen has been released from the Texans, per Aaron Wilson. Allen came to the Texans in 2016 as a free agent along with Brock Osweiler and Lamar Miller.
Injuries Can't Hold These Houston Texans Back "For me, winning isn't something that happens suddenly on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar. Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream." -Emmitt Smith, one of the greatest RB's of all time.
Running back DeMarco Murray retires after 7 seasons DeMarco Murray is retiring from the NFL. The 2014 Offensive Player of the Year made the announcement on ESPN on Friday, four months after being released by the Tennessee Titans. Murray, 30, lost his job to Derrick Henry last season and was due to make $6.25 million in 2018 when the Titans let him go.
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