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Three And Out: 2019 NFL Playoffs Conference Championship Predictions The Houston Texans could be hosting the Tennessee Titans at home, in their first Conference Championship appearance, but they are not, instead, they are at home, watching football like we are watching football after blowing a 24 point lead, allowing 41 points unanswered, and losing 51-31 to the Kansas City Chiefs.

What’s next for the Houston Texans after playoff loss to Chiefs? One week after rallying to win in the wild card round, the Houston Texans collapsed at Kansas City. What does the immediate future hold for the club? For t…

Houston Texans Podcast: 2019 NFL Conference Championship Games Preview San Francisco has an advantage at every position except quarterback. The Packers will need Aaron Rodgers to be as good as Russell Wilson in this game, something that hasn't happened since, like, 2011. It's the 2019 Conference Championships. It's the NFC Championship and AFC Championship Game previews.

McClain's Mailbag: Frustrated Houston fans sound off on Texans, Astros We've endured a lot of disappointments as Houston sports fans, but there's never been a week like this one. And, hopefully, there'll never be another one. Good luck to the Rockets! As always, thanks for your contributions to this Mailbag. We'll do one every Friday, so please send your comments and questions to [email protected]

Houston Texans News: January 17, 2020 Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, January 17, 2020.

3 Way-Too-Early Free Agency Targets For Texans This Offseason The Houston Texans were just eliminated from the postseason. Here's an early look at some players they should go after in free agency.

Travis Kelce remained limited Thursday; Chris Jones still out The Chiefs' injury report did not change Thursday. Tight end Travis Kelce remained a limited participant with his knee injury. It does not appear any more of a concern than it was last week when Kelce was limited all three practices before catching 10 passes for 134 yards and three touchdowns against the Texans.

Houston Sports Teams Are Cursed. This Week Proves It. But that isn't reflected in national rankings; a 2014 Buzzfeed listicle of America's saddest, most tortured sports cities, for instance, ranked Houston as low as number ten.

Houston Texans Free Agency: Backed Into a Bad Corner It's been no secret whatsoever for entirely too long that Houston has a defensive backfield among the worst in recent memory. One could say it all began spiraling out of control when the Texans failed to retain the services of A.J. Bouye after his breakout season in 2016 - a day that will live in defensive infamy for Houston.

Ep. 384: Time for D'Antoni to go? - Astros cheating aftermath - Should Texans fans quit? 1) If it's time for D'Antoni to be let go 2) What's happened to House and Harden: 3) Why Astros players and fans are acting like 6 year olds and mobsters 4) If the Dodgers next to be investigated 5) If Romeo's job is really safe 6) If Texans fans move O'Brien out the door.

USA TODAY 2020 NFL mock draft: Dolphins take OL with Texans' first-round pick The Texans won't have a chance to add to their ranks until the second round. The Tunsil trade worked in the short-term to help the Texans protect quarterback Deshaun Watson's blindside immediately. However, the next phase is to see whether or not gambling on a "win now" mentality costs them young stars that could be the foundation for a new era.

Houston Texans Sack Tracker: Wildcard Round There may have "only" been seven sacks this game, but watching the film over there were about six other plays that should have ended with a sack or ended with a one yard run. It was open season on Watson and that must end next season or we won't have Watson for much longer.

Texans punter Bryan Anger's $8.25 million contract refiled >>> Browse through the gallery for a look at the contract situation for each Houston Texans player in the 2020 NFL offseason… The Texans refiled punter Bryan Anger after his original contract extension was disapproved. PODCAST AT TEXAS SPORTS NATION: What should Texans do with Bill O'Brien?

Just Ok Is Not Ok There's a series of current AT& T commercials where they highlight the importance of not settling for ok. In one such commercial, a man is getting ready to skydive and the instructor mentions it's only his second jump. In another, a man is preparing for surgery when the nurse mentions that the doctor is ok.

Courtland Sutton Replaces DeAndre Hopkins In The Pro Bowl Last Sunday was the last time you’ll see DeAndre Hopkins until the 2020 season.

What does the future hold for Bill O'Brien and the Houston Texans? Soon after blowing a 24-point lead to the Kansas City Chiefs, causes for the capitulation were explored and analysed. A great deal of the blame has landed at the door of Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien. Two flash points from the divisional round defeat stem back to arguably incorrect play calls from O'Brien.

Houston Texans News: January 16, 2020 Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, January 16, 2020.

Evaluating the Houston Texans' 2020 Opponents Man, it's been a quite a week in Houston, starting with the Texans catastrophic collapse against the Chiefs in Kansas City on Sunday, and continuing with the firings of Astros manager A.J. Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow. It's been a week unlike any I've experienced in my 13 years as a media member in this town.

Should Houston move on from Bill O’Brien? The Houston Texans had a collapse for the ages against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Should head coach Bill O'Brien be on the way out? The Houston Texa…

Best of Houston 2020: Best Sports Fans Best Sports Fans: Houston Texans Fans. It takes a special sort of sports fan to ride or die on the fits-and-starts bandwagon that hitches up to the Houston Texans.

Chiefs Star Makes Surprising Admission Following Comeback Over Texans Following a 24-0 first-half deficit against the Texans, Chiefs WR Sammy Watkins admitted that he expected the worst.

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Pro Football Focus: Texans rookie LG Max Scharping highest-rated pass blocker from divisional round Houston Texans rookie offensive guard Max Scharping was the best pass blocker from the divisional round of the playoffs, says to Pro Football Focus.

Texans' DeAndre Hopkins replaced in Pro Bowl by Broncos' Courtland Sutton Hopkins is recovering from a rib injury suffered in the Texans' playoff loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, an injury he played through. Sutton is a Brenham native who caught 72 passes for 1,112 yards and six touchdowns. Meanwhile, Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson and left tackle Laremy Tunsil remain scheduled to participate in the Pro Bowl.

Courtland Sutton replaces DeAndre Hopkins in Pro Bowl Courtland Sutton finished the 2019 season as the clear No. 1 receiver in Denver and his work in that role has earned him a trip to Orlando for the Pro Bowl. The Broncos announced on Wednesday that Sutton has been named to the AFC Pro Bowl roster as a replacement for Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins.

Bill O'Brien Says Texans Trading Picks for Laremy Tunsil, Duke Johnson Paid off Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien stands by his aggressive offseason moves, even if it only resulted in a trip to the AFC Divisional Round. The squad traded multiple first-round picks for Laremy Tunsil and made deals for running backs Carlos Hyde and Duke Johnson before the start of the 2019 season.

Houston Texans Offseason Priorities What do the Texans need to do to turn 2019 into a better 2020?

Texans coach Bill O'Brien says experience, work ethic will make Deshaun Watson better "With all the experiences that he's had early in his career here, plus his work ethic, plus his talent, all those different things, plus who he is as a man, he's going to just keep getting better." Watson threw for 3,852 yards, 26 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions along with collecting 413 yards and seven touchdowns on 82 carries.

2020 NFL Draft: Texans team needs, draft picks, prospects to watch for Houston With their 2019 season over, it's time for Texans fans to turn their attention to the draft.

2019 NFL Playoffs: Ten Things I Liked About The Divisional Round Will Kyle Shanahan or Mike Zimmer win the coaching matchup? Stay tuned. Which outside zone offense would have the most success? San Francisco. Is George Kittle going to be limited by the league's best tight end covering defense? Kind of. Two teams. Two similar styles.

30 trades that shaped the NFL season: Barnwell ranks from worst to first Ryan Tannehill turned around a franchise, and a few other former Dolphins have shaken up the league. These are the trades that shaped the season.

Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue, ex-Giants GM George Young headed to Hall of Fame The class of 10 senior candidates, three contributors and two coaches are part of the hall's celebration of the NFL's 100th season. Tagliabue replaced Pete Rozelle as league commissioner in 1989 and served 17 years, during which there was labor peace, expansion to 32 teams and widespread upgrades in stadiums.

Cardinals star wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald returning for 2020 season TEMPE, Arizona - Cardinals star wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald is coming back to the team for the 2020 season. There was speculation the 36-year-old Fitzgerald might retire, but the team announced Wednesday he has signed a one-year contract.

The Rundown: Texans Top Team Needs Heading Into 2020 A closer look at the Houston Texans' most important team needs heading into the 2020 offseason.

Houston Texans Free Agency: Choices, Choices, Choices Something tells me O'Brien actually said "…meanT a lot…" but you get the idea. While Miller is the only running back in NFL history with multi-94+ yard touchdowns in his career, he's never fully lived up to his potential in Houston, quite possibly thru no fault of his own.

Bill O'Brien on Texans' trades: Those moves did pay off Bill O'Brien spearheaded a bevy of moves in pursuit of a championship and while the team fell short of its goal, the Houston Texans head coach said he believes that the trades were worth it.

Houston Texans News: January 15, 2020 Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, January 15, 2020.

Houston Texans Free Agents' Likelihood of Returning In 2020 Bill O'Brien and the Texans' "flat organizational structure" have a lot of work to do in free agency, starting with several of their own.

Panthers' Luke Kuechly retiring after 8 seasons in NFL - Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly is retiring from the NFL after eight seasons. The 28-year-old Kuechly made the surprising announcement Tuesday night in a video posted on the team's website. He said, "I think now is the right chance to move on." Kuechly was selected to seven Pro Bowls and was a first-team All-Pro five times.

Week 2 of Playoffs Coach Jimmy Johnson and Coach Bill Cowher received surprise visits from Hall of Fame President David Baker with the news they will be going to Canton, Ohio to the Hall of Fame in July. The rest of the class will be introduced soon. Green Bay vs Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Divisional game.

Texans' impending free-agent Jon Weeks would like to remain in Houston Now that the 33-year-old Baylor graduate's four-year, $4.677 million contract has expired, he's scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent in March. Weeks doesn't want to go anywhere. He would be thrilled to sign another contract to remain with the Texans and in Houston where he's active in the community and has roots with his family.

How is Bill O'Brien still the Texans coach after the 51-31 collapse to the Chiefs? Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien oversaw a colossal playoff collapse to the Kansas City Chiefs, one that most NFL coaches don’t survive.

5 times Patrick Mahomes made football look way too easy during the Chiefs' wild 24-point comeback Our we taking Patrick Mahomes for granted? Maybe, but it’s his fault for being so good.

Should The Texans Fire Bill O'Brien? To get a gauge of how everyone feels, I ask you a simple question, loyal reader: Do you think the Texans should fire Bill O'Brien? Answer the question and then discuss in the Comments.

Final 2019 NFL MVP rankings: Lamar Jackson is obviously No. 1, but who follows? All eight of our expert voters agree that Jackson is the NFL's MVP for the 2019 regular season. Who else is in the mix?

Texans OT Tytus Howard makes PFWA All-Rookie team Houston Texans right tackle Tytus Howard made the Pro Football Writers of America's 2019 All-Rookie Team, the sportswriting organization announced Tuesday. The 2019 first-round pick from Alabama State played in eight games for Houston, starting in all of them, and was a key part of getting the Texans' offensive line turned around.

Red Zone Play: Where Do We Go From Here? We shouldn't feel bad if none of us know the answer; even a guy who gets paid $3.5 million a year and currently has a net worth of $7 million based on being a football expert doesn't know… The question remains: Where does that leave us?

Texans' Roland Ramirez now head athletic trainer, Geoff Kaplan special advisor >>>Browse through the photos for a look at the contract situation for each Houston Texans player in the 2020 NFL offseason… The Texans shifted roles in their athletic trainer leadership during the season as Roland Ramirez was promoted to head athletic trainer and director of rehabilitation.

Houston Texans Podcast: 2019 NFL Playoffs Divisional Round Review In this episode Matt and BFD review the end of the Houston Texans 2019 season. Let's start the show. You can listen directly here. You can listen to the embedded player below. You can subscribe on iTunes here. You can subscribe on Android / Google here.

Houston Texans: Five steps the team must take in the 2020 offseason Up 24-0 with 10:54 remaining in the second quarter it appeared that the Houston Texans were finally going to advance past the Divisional Round of the playoffs and would not only make it to their first AFC Championship game in franchise history but get to host the AFC Championship.

Q&A: Jordan Phillips, Texans loss fallout, prioritizing edge rusher vs wide receiver This week, we discuss Jordan Phillips and the Buffalo Bills' DT position entering the offseason, prioritize edge rusher vs wide receiver, discuss more fallout from the loss to the Houston Texans, Joe Borrow and the Miami Dolphins, and sneak in a little Cody Ford talk.

Houston Texans News: January 14, 2020 Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, January 14, 2020.

Ultimate goal tougher because Texans went all-in with trades The Texans still have several roster needs after their playoff run, but they don't have a first-round pick in the next two drafts.

Texans sign Alex McGough, eight others to reserve-future deals A former Seahawks draft pick from Florida International, McGough was on the Texans' practice squad during the season.

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Bill O'Brien says Texans want to work hard get past let down to the Chiefs "That's what today is. It starts that process today, really just kind of seeing where the players are at, talking to them, reviewing the season a little bit as much as we can today.

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If Bill O'Brien knew he needed to score 50, why kick a field goal? During his postgame press conference, Bill O'Brien explained his decision to run a fake punt deep in his own end while holding a 24-7 lead by saying "we felt like we needed 50 points." The Texans actually needed 52 since the Chiefs scored 51, but who's counting?

Houston Texans face long off-season after collapse against Kansas City Chiefs - TSN.ca HOUSTON - The Houston Texans were up 24-0 in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs and looked to be headed for their first AFC championship game, which they would have hosted. Then everything fell apart.

Houston Texans sign several players to future contracts for 2020 season With the 2019 postseason coming to a bitter end for the Houston Texans, they announced they reached new deals for several players from their practice squad to form part of the 90 man roster in 2020.

Houston Texans 31-51 Kansas City Chiefs: Patrick Mahomes throws five TDs in huge comeback Patrick Mahomes threw five touchdown passes as the Kansas City Chiefs came back from a 24-point deficit to beat the Houston Texans 51-31 and advance to the AFC Championship game. The Chiefs scored 41 unanswered points and touchdowns on seven straight drives to set up a meeting with the Tennessee Titans at Arrowhead Stadium next Sunday.

Houston Texans Sign Ten Players to Reserve / Futures Contracts for the 2020 Season Houston, Texas - On Monday, the Houston Texans signed ten players to reserve / futures contracts for the 2020 season adding to their roster. The Texans signed their entire practice squad from this season to continue in the coming season. You can follow Patrick for Houston Texans Updates in the following places.

Houston Texans are turning into mid-2010s Cincinnati Bengals Following the loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in the Divisional Round of the AFC Playoffs it is crystal clear some changes for the Houston Texans are needed…

Texans Want Deshaun Watson to Spend His Career In Houston The Houston Texans want quarterback Deshaun Watson to spend his entire career with the organization and they are working to make him part of the long term future of the franchise.

Each Texans player's contract heading into 2020 offseason The team's key pieces - Deshaun Watson, DeAndre Hopkins, J.J. Watt, Whitney Mercilus - are all under contract for at least two more years, but there still are lots of decisions to be made.

Bill O'Brien: Texans not planning to hire a general manager O'Brien will continue to operate as the de facto general manager with the Texans not planning to hire a general manager. O'Brien will keep working in tandem with multiple key executives, including Jack Easterby, Matt Bazirgan, Chris Olsen and James Liipfert.

Bill O'Brien doesn't expect Texans to hire GM in 2020 Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien doesn't see the team hiring an official general manager in 2020. O'Brien took on that role last season.

Bill O'Brien expects defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel to return The Texans gave up two first downs and 46 yards in the first quarter of Sunday's divisional-round game. Of course, two dropped third-down passes by the Chiefs helped. The Chiefs ended up with 434 yards and 51 points in a total team meltdown by the Texans.

Divisional Round Snap Counts: Texans vs. Chiefs Check out yesterday’s Snap Counts.

Crying yet? Houston Texans-Kansas City Chiefs memes that bring back all the feels from devastating home team loss HOUSTON - Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs fans shared their feelings through memes on social media after a devastating Texans loss Sunday. The Texans lost the AFC Divisional Playoff game to the Kansas City Chiefs, 51-31. Here are some of the heartbreaking, but often hilarious memes making the rounds online.

Bill O'Brien: No plans to hire a G.M. Bill O'Brien is not only safe, he's going to keep doing two jobs, according to Bill O'Brien. The Texans coach said Monday - after an incredible playoff collapse against the Chiefs - that the team has no plans to hire a General Manager. "The way I see it right now, it stays the way it is," O'Brien said, via Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle.

Running back Carlos Hyde wants to stay with the Texans Running back Carlos Hyde, who is slated to be a free agent in the offseason, says that he wants to remain with the Houston Texans. The former 2014 San Francisco 49ers second-round pick came to the Texans as part of a trade with the Kansas City Chiefs on Aug.

Kansas City Chiefs vs Houston Texans Review Kansas City looked to be burning up after one quarter of football, but the city is now burning down, having come back from a 24-0 deficit to clinch their second consecutive AFC Championship appearance. The game was one of the most incredible and ridiculous ones in recent memory, so let's get into it.

Texans Won't Hire GM The Texans' offseason is underway and they won't be hiring a new general manager to manage things. On Monday, head coach Bill O'Brien confirmed the team's previously rumored plans to keep the current structure in place without the addition of a new GM.

The Texans should look to the NBA when considering whether to fire Bill O'Brien The Houston Texans might want to take a page out of the Warriors' and Raptors' book when it comes to Bill O'Brien.

Bill O'Brien's fourth-down decisions may have doomed the Texans versus the Chiefs Coach Bill O’Brien’s fourth down decisions may have been the big reason why the Houston Texans lost the lead to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Incompletions: Texans v. Chiefs And still, after all of that, the Texans couldn't hang. The defense was atrocious, the offense was terrible, and the special teams was incredible until it returned the favor. In the end, it's the only way this season could end.

Romeo Crennel Expected To Return As Texans' Defensive Coordinator Despite a rocky end to their 2019-20 campaign, the Houston Texans plan on retaining head coach Bill Brien's defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel. Via Pro Football Talk:.

Houston Texans 31-51 Kansas City Chiefs: Chiefs book spot in AFC Championship game after wild comeback In a wild game at Arrowhead Stadium the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Houston Texans comfortably after going 24-0 down early.

Updated 2020 NFL Draft Order The stage has been set for the conference championships. The Titans, Chiefs, 49ers, and Packers are moving on to the semifinals, while the Texans, Seahawks, Ravens, and Vikings will begin planning for the offseason ahead. Unfortunately for the Texans, their first round pick belongs to the Dolphins.

Tompkins football coach McVey named Houston Texans Coach of the Year Courtesy of Katy ISD Communications. KATY - The new year is off to a great start for Katy Independent School District's Tompkins High School Head Football Coach Todd McVey after finishing a record breaking season. McVey was presented with two prestigious recognitions from the Houston Texans.

Bill O'Brien Doesn't Expect Texans To Hire A GM The Houston Texans were without a general manager all season, and it doesn't look like that will change heading into 2020. Head coach Bill O'Brien, who has been serving as the team's de facto general manager, said that he does not foresee any changes in that capacity this offseason:.

Gimme a C, Gimme an H, Gimme an O – what the hell. In an amazing turn-around, the Houston Texans lost to the Kansas City Chiefs by 20 points after being up 24-0 in the second quarter of Sunday's playoff game. The 44 point swing may be the largest post-season change in NFL history.

5 takeaways from Chiefs' divisional playoff win vs. Texans The Kansas City Chiefs were able to fend off an early deficit and beat the Houston Texans 51-31 in the AFC divisional round. This will be a game that fans will remember forever with one of the largest comebacks the NFL's postseason has ever witnessed.

Deshaun Watson Has Strong Comment On Texans Coach Bill O'Brien Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has a strong comment on his head coach, Bill O'Brien, following the loss.

Where Did That Truck Come From? The great thing about watching any sport or game on TV is you'll eventually see something you've never seen before - as was evidenced in the Houston-Kansas City Super Bowl tournament quarterfinal yesterday.

Hair of the Dog - That's All, Dogs! Ordinarily this is the point where I make some wise remarks about the game at a point where I am calm and rational and not again demanding the head of our favorite head coach. The thoughts I had, red-hot and ready for immediate consumption have been used to create an entire post on its own and will be posted later.

Frank Clark Absolutely Trolls Former Chiefs Teammate After Playoff Win The Chiefs pass rusher did not hold back on the Houston Texans and RB Carlos Hyde following Kansas City's comeback win on Sunday.

Will Fuller's goal to stay healthy in 2020 Will Fuller continued to show yesterday that when he's well, he's a game-changer. But the Texans wide receiver says that changing his availability will be his top priority for next season. "That's a big goal for me to play all 16," Fuller said, via Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle.

NFL Playoffs, Divisional Round: Chiefs 51, Texans 31, Season Over — Four Winners, Four Losers More disturbing is the fact that Mercilus begins a four year, $54 million extension next year, which is pricy for a guy whose impact seems dependent on a top level J.J. Watt being on the field at the same time. Romeo Crennel This is going to be a tough one for Romeo Crennel to come back from.

Spots 1-28 now set for 2020 NFL Draft Yesterday was a crushing loss for the Texans, but at least they can comfort themselves with their future, and how they can use the 26th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft to make a good team better. Oh wait, they already traded that one to the Dolphins. Sorry guys, that was probably too soon.

Houston Texans News: January 13, 2020 Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, January 13, 2020.

The Texans would be better off if they fired Bill O’Brien For one, players - including Watson - have been vocal supporters of the coach. The Houston Chronicle's John McClain, who's covered the Texans for the franchise's entire existence, says there's no chance O'Brien is headed for the exits.

Carlos Hyde Speaks Out On His Future With The Texans Carlos Hyde has a resurgent season with the Houston Texans in 2019 and made it clear that he doesn't want to leave town in free agency.

Smith: Texans need to show Bill O'Brien the door Only McNair's franchise, despite having DeAndre Hopkins and J.J. Watt in their primes. O'Brien inherited both of those players. He has personally clashed with some of the Texans' biggest names in franchise history. Trading up for and drafting Watson wasn't his idea.

Texans plummet after early lead against the Chiefs, 51-31, in the Divisional Playoff game The Kansas City Chiefs are back in the AFC championship game. How they returned to the brink of their first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years was unlike anything anybody could have imagined.

Memes mock Texans' playoff collapse in Kansas City People who like to jump online and talk trash before a sporting event is over learned a tough lesson Sunday. JEROME SOLOMON AT TEXAS SPORTS NATION: Bill O'Brien should leave after Texans-Chiefs disaster. Of course, experienced Houston sports fans know better.

Mahomes stars as Kansas City Chiefs beat Houston Texans in astonishing comeback The Packers held off a Seattle Seahawks comeback to win in Green Bay.

Chiefs offense explodes after being down 24-0 Kansas City had an historic comeback to win the contest. In fact, they are the first team in NFL history to win by 20 or more points after being down by 20 or more points. The Chiefs will host the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, Jan. 19th in the AFC Championship game.

NFL play-offs: Kansas City Chiefs beat Houston Texans after coming back from 24-0 down The Kansas City Chiefs staged a thrilling comeback from 24-0 down to beat the Houston Texans 51-31 and advance to the AFC Championship game. Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes threw for four touchdowns in the second quarter to overhaul the Texans' early lead.

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McClain: Texans didn't say 'We choked,' but they did 3, 1993, the Texans lost a game that'll be remembered until they actually take that next step and advance beyond the divisional round. When it comes to the playoffs, Houston is snakebit. CHOKE CITY: Texans' season-ending collapse a new heartache for Houston fans.

Smith: Bill O'Brien coaches Texans to biggest meltdown in team history Then it was immediately 14-0. Up next: 21-0 before the first quarter was complete. Bang. Pow. Kaboom. With 10 minutes, 54 seconds still remaining in the first half, Bill O'Brien's team led the heavily favored Chiefs 24-0, Arrowhead Stadium was stunned into silence and Twitter was blowing up like the Texans had just won their first Super Bowl.

We need to give the Houston Texans' horrific choke job the attention it deserves But let's forget all about that for now and focus on one gigantic thing that happened that's easy to forget about because of how quickly it happened - the Houston Texans coughed up a 24-0 lead to the Chiefs in a matter of minutes and suffered the type of loss that could damage a franchise for years to come.

Texans J.J. Watt struggles in disappointing 51-31 AFC divisional loss to Chiefs The game between Kansas City and Houston was a tale of two quarters after the Texans jumped out to an early 24-0 lead that left everyone at Arrowhead Stadium and around the nation stunned.

Deshaun Watson positive about the future after Houston Texans' playoff exit Deshaun Watson insists the best is yet to come for the Houston Texans after they were eliminated from the playoffs by the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. The Texans relinquished a 24-point lead as Andy Reid's team scored seven-straight touchdowns and 41 unanswered points to seal a spot in the AFC Championship game with a 51-31 victory.

Coaching Rumors: Texans, Kubiaks, Cowboys The Texans got embarrassed Sunday as they blew a 24-point lead in the playoffs to the Chiefs, but don't expect ….

Houston, you have yet another problem Houston called itself "Clutch City" after the Rockets won back-to-back NBA championships in 1994 and 1995. After the last three months, a more appropriate moniker for Houston is "Choke City". It began with the Astros.

Deshaun Watson: "No doubt" Bill O'Brien the right coach for Texans Losing a playoff game you once led 24-0 is going to lead to a lot of questions for and about a team's head coach and Bill O'Brien is facing those questions after losing 51-31 to the Chiefs on Sunday.

Rick Zamperin: Titans hope to ride Derrick Henry all the way to the Super Bowl Is there anyone hotter in the National Football League? The answer is no, and it's not even a discussion. Henry led the NFL with 1,540 rushing yards this season and was tied for first with 16 touchdowns and has been unstoppable of late - and his teammates are feeding off that.

Check out Texans fans braving the cold in Chiefs' Arrowhead Stadium Some Texans fans did their best to make their team feel as comfortable as possible in the 30-degree weather during the Texans-Chiefs second-round playoff matchup Sunday.

Roller-coaster game takes Texans fans on a wild ride Texans fans oohed and ahhed at bars and watch parties across Houston Saturday as the Titans and Chiefs wrangled up and down the field. Fans showed up at The Patio before noon. Almost every table was reserved, said Colleen Sexton, one of the bartenders.

Where Texans' playoff loss to Chiefs ranks in city's most heartbreaking defeats The Texans blew a 24-point lead to the Chiefs in Sunday's playoff game, but it's still not the worst loss in Houston's troubled sports history.

Houston Texans: Momentum, miscues and letdown against Chiefs Sunday was the biggest letdown in Houston Texans playoff history, and that is saying a lot. The Houston Texans allowed so many touchdowns from the second q…

Watson: 'No doubt' O'Brien right coach for Texans Texans QB Deshaun Watson was unequivocal in his support of coach Bill O'Brien after Houston surrendered a 24-0 lead in a loss to the Chiefs: "I love that man. I'm going to play hard for that man…. as long as I'm at quarterback, he's cool with me."

Bill O'Brien explains thinking behind FG call, fake punt For a quarter, it looked as if this would be the weekend of stunning playoff upsets. Two fateful decisions made by Texans coach Bill O'Brien during his team's 51-31 loss to the Chiefs, however, ensured that would not be the case. The Texans held a 21-0 lead early in the second quarter and faced a fourth-and-1 from the Chiefs' 21.

Patrick Mahomes told Chiefs "Let's do something special" when they fell behind The only way the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Texans couldn't have gone any worse for the Chiefs would have been if Patrick Mahomes had been injured. The Texans led 21-0 after 15 minutes and extended that lead to 24-0 before the Chiefs got off the mat.

Andy Reid: Don't criticize Bill O'Brien for fake punt Texans coach Bill O'Brien has taken some criticism for a failed fake punt that helped the Chiefs come back and win today's wild playoff game in Kansas City. But Chiefs coach Andy Reid says that criticism is unfair.

Do Texans need to make changes following colossal collapse? Do the Texans have the right weapons around Watson? The Texans must decide if they have the pieces around Watson to allow him and the franchise to take the next step. Houston has DeAndre Hopkins and Kenny Stills under contract, and currently has wide receiver Will Fuller under a $10.1 million fifth-year option that is guaranteed for injury only.

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Bill O'Brien: 24-0 is a good lead, but no lead is safe against the Chiefs Texans coach Bill O'Brien looked a little shellshocked after his team went from winning 24-0 to losing 51-31 today in Kansas City. O'Brien said at his post-game press conference that the Texans knew coming in that even a big early lead wouldn't necessarily be big enough.

The Chiefs scored so many touchdowns that the stadium ran out of fireworks We can probably expect Arrowhead Stadium to load up on fireworks for Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Texans.

The Houston Texans Were Up Big. Then Patrick Mahomes Happened. The Chiefs were down 24-0 to the Texans. They won 51-31. It was as crazy as it sounds.

Mahomes, Chiefs bury Texans 51-31 in AFC divisional round Quarterback Patrick Mahomes led the Kansas City Chiefs on eight straight scoring drives to overcome a 24-0 second-quarter deficit and beat the Houston Texans 51-31 Sunday afternoon in the AFC divisional round at Arrowhead Stadium.

Chiefs Erase 24-Point Deficit, Defeat Texans 51-31, Reach 2nd Straight AFC Championship The Houston Texans scored three quick touchdowns in the first quarter and jumped out to a stunning 24-0 lead over the Kansas City Chiefs. But Patrick Mahomes willed the Chiefs to victory, scoring a touchdown on seven straight possessions to win 51-31 and advance to the AFC Championship.

Texans should fire Bill O'Brien and hire Eric Bieniemy, who just embarrassed Houston The Chiefs had the top-ranked offense in yards and points per game in 2019. In 2020, while managing Mahomes' knee injury, they finished with the seventh-most yards and the fifth-most points. This comes in the same season when the Los Angeles Rams saw Sean McVay and Jared Goff regress to 11th in points per game and seventh in yardage.

2019 NFL Playoffs Final Score / Post-Game Recap: Texans 31, Chiefs 51 The Texans' 2019 season is over by a final score of 51-31 after they led 24-0. The Chiefs will host the Titans in the AFC Championship Game next Sunday.

Chiefs advance to AFC Championship Game in wild one over Texans It would be nearly impossible to start a game in a worse way than the Chiefs did Sunday. But impossible needs a new definition after what the Chiefs did to the Texans. The Chiefs came back for a 51-31 win in the divisional round, overcoming an early deficit with 41 unanswered points.

2019 NFL Playoffs Live: Seahawks vs. Packers The final spot in next Sunday's Conference Championship Games will go to either the Seahawks or the Packers. The last time the two teams played, this happened:. If we get something similar to that, we're in for a good one! BRB, this is your Seahawks-Packers thread.

Chiefs rally past Texans for wild AFC divisional win Then, like a big brother spotting his little brother nine points in a game of basketball to 11 in the backyard, Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs created their own chaos, streaking for 41 straight points to blow the game open. went from down big to the lead in the blink of an eye.

Chiefs Erase 24-Point Deficit; Rip Texans 51-31 To Advance To AFC Title Game The Houston Texans led the Kansas City Chiefs 24-0 in the first half of Sunday's AFC Divisional playoff…and then the roof caved in on them. Kansas City scored a touchdown on an NFL playoff record seven straight possessions to defeat the Texans 51-31 to advance back to the AFC Championship Game for the second straight season.

Chiefs lineman Eric Fisher celebrated a TD by smashing two beers over his head Stone Cold Steve Austin, meet Stone Cold Eric Fisher. The Kansas City Chiefs completely flipped the script on the Texans in Sunday's AFC Divisional Game, scoring 28 unanswered points in the first half after trailing 24-0 to start the game.

WATCH: Texans' Deshaun Watson leaps for TD to narrow Chiefs' lead The Houston Texans needed points, as the Kansas City Chiefs scored 41 straight. Deshaun Watson did it himself to get a touchdown.

Texans score, but Chiefs put their foot back down When the Texans appeared to show some fight, the Chiefs moved quickly to take it away from them again. After Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson ran for a touchdown to break a long scoreless drought in the third quarter, the Chiefs answered and pushed their lead back to 48-31.

Chiefs fan says he left game in the first quarter to fuel comeback: 'It's the only hope' With the Chiefs trailing the Texans by 21 points in the first quarter of Sunday's AFC Divisional matchup, one fan felt the need to do his part to make a difference. A Twitter video from @cpenn4thewin showed the Chiefs fan walking through the concourse at Arrowhead Stadium as he claimed he was headed for the exits.

DeAndre Hopkins returns to field after rib X-rays Houston's first-half collapse, after leading 24-0, was punctuated by receiver DeAndre Hopkins suffering a rib injury. According to Tracy Wolfson of CBS, Hopkins received an X-ray. He jogged to the playing area after the third quarter began, but before the Texans had a possession.

Houston Texans Wide Receiver DeAndre Hopkins Gets X-Rays on Ribs According to Tracey Wolfson of CBS, Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins was undergoing X-rays on his ribs on his left side from the final offensive play in the first half. Hopkins had a 38-yard reception from Deshaun Watson to set up a field goal attempt at the end of the first half but he got up holding his left side.

Chiefs defender flexes on Deshaun Watson, leads to funny reaction from Texans QB Deshaun Watson and the Texans absolutely dominated the Chiefs in the first quarter of Sunday's divisional round showdown, taking a 21-0 lead into the break. The problem, forever, is that there are four quarters to the game, and the Chiefs offense completely came alive in the second quarter.

The Chiefs made NFL history with their wild first-half comeback against the Texans And in erasing that 24-point deficit, the Chiefs made NFL history - for both playoffs and regular season. No team had trailed an opponent by 24-plus points and then gone into halftime with the lead - like, ever. The Chiefs are the first team to do that.

Bill O'Brien roasted for hilariously awful fake punt, getting Chiefs back in game The Texans jumped out to a 24-0 lead in Sunday's divisional round showdown against the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium, and they were 93.9 percent favorites to win the contest in the second quarter, at that point. But the Chiefs never stopped fighting.

NFL fans crushed Bill O'Brien for two awful decisions that led to a blown 24-point lead Bill O'Brien and the Houston Texans were looking so darn good in the first half of Sunday's playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs, as they built a 21-0 lead in the first quarter. Then, the wheels fell off… in a hurry.

Chiefs roar back, to take halftime lead on Texans The Chiefs and Texans contain multitudes. After a ridiculous and amazing first half of football, the Chiefs have taken a 28-24 lead. The Texans opened the game by scoring the first 24 points, but then came a hail of special teams miscues of their own and the Chiefs came back to reclaim the lead less than a quarter later.

2019 NFL Playoffs Live: Texans v. Chiefs With one half of football now behind us and thus some evidence of the current state of affairs before you, has your belief about the Texans' prospects of advancing to the AFC Championship Game changed? Chat about that and the third quarter in real time below.

Chiefs roar back thanks to Mahomes, Kelce, big plays on special teams Patrick Mahomes hits Travis Kelce for a trio of Chiefs touchdowns to take the lead before the half after trailing 24-0.

Texans QB Watson stands by coach O'Brien after stunning collapse Houston Texans star Deshaun Watson defended Bill O'Brien after Sunday saw the team blow a 24-0 lead in the divisional round.

Chiefs right back in it, of course The Chiefs began crawling out of the hole the same way they got into it, with big plays on special teams. After a 58-yard kickoff return led to their first touchdown, they cut the lead to 24-14 after a mysterious decision to fake punt by Texans coach Bill O'Brien deep in his own territory.

The Chiefs mascot had the most depressing reaction to the team's awful start Sunday's NFL Playoffs action got off to a wild start, and the Chiefs mascot couldn't handle it.

Deshaun Watson’s Girlfriend Jilly Anais Cheering on QB vs. Chiefs Deshaun Watson does not have a wife but things are getting serious with rumored girlfriend Jilly Anais. Learn more about Anais cheering on the QB in K.C.

Chiefs get on the board after big return The Chiefs waited until they were down a couple dozen points to start. But then, they started quickly, in a relative sense. A 58-yard kickoff return by Mecole Hardman was followed two plays later by a touchdown pass from Patrick Mahomes to Damien Williams, as the Chiefs cut Houston's lead to 24-7.

Texans' season ends with playoff meltdown against Chiefs The 51 points they surrendered equaled the most in a playoff game since Jacksonville pounded Miami 62-7 in January 2000, while the Texans remained winless in four postseason road games and four trips to the divisional round of the playoffs. "Every year, every team is different," defensive tackle D.J.

Houston Texans open with 3 touchdowns vs. Chiefs in 1st quarter A 54-yard touchdown pass on third-and-1, a punt blocked for a touchdown, and a fumbled punt that led to a quick score pushed the Houston Texans into an early 21-0 lead in their Divisional Round game at Arrowhead Stadium against the Kansas City Chiefs.

The NFL world was stunned by the Chiefs' early meltdown against the Texans NFL fans could not believe what happened in the first quarter.

WATCH: Texans capitalize on Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill's muffed punt The crowd at Arrowhead Stadium deflated at the sight of the fumble by their superstar receiver. Even worse, for those in Kansas City, the Texans quickly scored again. After a Deshaun Watson two-yard run, the two-time Pro Bowler connected with his red-zone mate, Darren Fells.

Texans up 21-0 after stunning first quarter The Chiefs were desperate to try to turn things around, trailing 14-0 early in the first quarter, so they put one of their best players in position to make a play. Things promptly got worse.

Chiefs' Chris Jones out; Texans' Will Fuller, Darren Fells active Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones is out against the Texans in an AFC divisional-round playoff game Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. It's a major blow to the Chiefs' defense as he recorded nine sacks during the regular season. This marks the second game Jones has missed against the Texans this year.

Gameday Live: Texans at Chiefs The Texans lead the Chiefs 14-0 in the first quarter of the AFC Divisional Round playoff game Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. The Texans scored on their first possession with a 54-yard touchdown pass from Deshaun Watson to Kenny Stills.

AFC divisional playoff prediction: Kansas City Chiefs vs. Houston Texans A look at what could happen when the Chiefs host the Texans in an AFC divisional playoff game Sunday.

WATCH: Texans' Deshaun Watson, Kenny Stills go deep for opening TD Watch Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson and wide receiver Kenny Stills connect for a deep touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs.

WATCH: Texans block Chiefs punt, return it for a touchdown in AFC divisional If the Houston Texans were going to punch a gorilla in the mouth, they were going to have to give it everything they had. On fourth-and-6 from the Chiefs' 25-yard line with 10:13 to go in the first quarter, outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo blocked a Dustin Colquitt punt and rookie cornerback Lonnie Johnson returned it for a 10-yard touchdown.

Disastrous start for the Chiefs continues The Chiefs' postseason struggles have lasted for years. Today, they're landing like an avalanche. The Texans are now up 14-0 in the first five minutes, after a blocked punt was returned for a touchdown by Lonnie Johnson for a touchdown.

Texans jump out to quick lead The Texans didn't need long to take an early lead. And the recent mythology about the Chiefs being better defensively went away just as quickly. The Texans took a 7-0 lead three minutes into their game against the Chiefs, in dramatic fashion. Deshaun Watson hit a wide open Kenny Stills for a 54-yard touchdown.

Texans-Chiefs live blog: 51-31 Chiefs, 4th Q The Houston Texans and the Kansas City Chiefs play for the right to host the AFC Championship Game next week. Can't catch the game conventionally? We have you covered. Have you seen the inactives? By process of elimination, WR Will Fuller is playing. How can the Texans stop the Chiefs?

J.J. Watt Rips Headline for Disrespecting Fiancee Kealia Ohai While some Twitter users defended the news outlet, pointing out it was a mere social headline and that her full name was included in the article, others applauded Watt for sticking up for Ohai and making sure she gets the respect that she deserves in the press.

Houston Texans at Kansas City Chiefs: Game time, TV schedule, odds, streaming, radio and more The first day of the divisional round gave us an easy win and a huge upset. Now, we get the second set of games with whoever will be hosting the AFC Championship Game playing first. Here is everything you need to know about the afternoon game. Who: #5 Houston Texans at #2 Kansas City Chiefs.

Texans vs. Chiefs: Divisional Round inactives includes Chris Jones The Houston Texans and the Kansas City Chiefs have released their inactive players list for the AFC Divisional Round Playoff game for Sunday afternoon at Arrowhead Stadium. Inactive for the Texans are the following players listed on the Texans PR Twitter page:.

Chiefs sacks leader Jones inactive vs. Texans The Chiefs are without Pro Bowl defensive tackle Chris Jones for their divisional playoff game against the Houston Texans after their sacks leader suffered a calf injury in practice this week and struggled through pregame warm-ups.

In their own words: 4 keys for the Texans to beat the Chiefs in the AFC divisional The Houston Texans and the Kansas City Chiefs square off at 2:05 p.m. CT at Arrowhead Stadium. The Texans are one game away from their first AFC Championship Game in franchise history. In order to beat the Chiefs, Texans players and coaches shared their keys to the game.

Chris Jones inactive for Chiefs The Chiefs have suffered a big loss on their defensive line. Chris Jones, who was listed as questionable with a calf injury, tried to work out in pregame warmups and couldn't do it, and the Chiefs have made him inactive today against the Texans. Jones is a key piece in the Chiefs' defense, and they'll miss him.

2019 NFL Playoffs: Texans-Chiefs Inactives After learning earlier in the week that Will Fuller is set to play, and that Jordan Akins and Jahleel Addae didn't make the flight because of reasons totally unrelated to alarm clock malfunctions, none of the rest of the Texans' list of Inactives today is too surprising.

Chiefs-Texans inactives: Who's in, who's out in AFC divisional playoff Kansas City star defensive tackle Chris Jones, the team's leader in sacks this season, is inactive.

Texans-Chiefs inactives: WR Will Fuller is active The Houston Texans announced their inactives ahead of their AFC divisional playoff game with the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. Tight end Jordan Akins and safety Jahleel Addae did not travel with the team.

Can the Houston Texans hold the Chiefs to less than 20 points? In that span of time the Texans have a 94.4-percent winning percentage, and only the New England Patriots have a better winning-percentage since '14 after allowing less than 20 points in a game at 94.6 percent in 56 games. This season, the Chiefs average 28.2 points per game, and have scored under 20 points in just one game this season.

Chris Jones won't play vs. the Houston Texans, per NFL Network View the FanShot on SB Nation.

Texans Wire staff predictions for AFC divisional versus the Chiefs: Who is taking Houston? The Texans Wire staff breaks down who they favor in the AFC divisional playoffs with the Kansas City Chiefs. Who is taking Houston? Who is going with the home team? Find out. Chris Nalls - This is tough once again. The Texans got a win after a very hard fought battle with the Buffalo Bills in last weekends wildcard game.

Houston Texans: 38-Year-Old Mike Adams has a chance to accentuate his career Houston Texans' safety Mike Adams will have an opportunity to accentuate a storied career by stepping into a larger role with the Chiefs today. What's up?…

Kansas City Chiefs rally from 24-0 hole to beat Houston Texans 51-31 in AFC divisional round - Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs are back in the AFC championship game. How they returned to the brink of their first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years was unlike anything anybody could have imagined.

Texans 100: Facts and Figures for AFC Divisional versus the Chiefs, No. 76-100 Facts and Figures for Chiefs, No. 1-25. Facts and Figures for Chiefs, No. 26-50. Facts and Figures for Chiefs, No. 51-75. 76. This is the eighth early afternoon game in the series and just the third one to be held at Arrowhead Stadium. 77. This is the ninth game in the series to be broadcast on CBS.

Texans To Try To Extend Deshaun Watson This Offseason As members of the 2017 draft class, star quarterbacks Deshaun Watson and Patrick Mahomes are both eligible for extensions after the 2019 season comes to a close.

Chiefs Defeat Texans, 51-31, to Complete Largest Comeback in Franchise History The Chiefs tallied the fourth-largest comeback in postseason history on Sunday night.

What Will the Texans Do With Bill O’Brien After That Playoff Collapse? Houston is stacked with talent. Deshaun Watson is one of the league's best quarterbacks, and he's working with DeAndre Hopkins, Will Fuller, and Kenny Stills. The offensive line is still a work in progress, but the defense also has stars in J.J. Watt, Zach Cunningham, and Whitney Mercilus, among others.

Houston Texans Vs. Kansas City Chiefs: NFL Playoffs 2020 Schedule, Odds And Predictions It won't be easy for the club to accomplish that goal, especially not against a well-rested Chiefs team that is now the top surviving team on the AFC side of the 2020 NFL Playoff bracket following the Baltimore Ravens upset by the Tennessee Titans last night.

Patrick Mahomes leads remarkable Kansas City fightback against Houston Texans roared into a 24-0 lead before home side scored 41 unanswered points.

Chiefs obliterate 24-point deficit against Texans to secure AFC Championship berth PATRICK MAHOMES THREW for five touchdowns as the Kansas City Chiefs overturned a 24-point deficit to defeat the Houston Texans 51-31 in a thrilling NFL playoff duel on Sunday.

Winners and losers from Chiefs' incredible divisional round win over Texans The Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans took the field on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium with the opportunity to host the AFC Championship Game on the line. A matchup between two of the NFL's best, young quarterbacks lived up to the hype with a game we'll never forget.

Houston Texans: 10 alarming concerns about Chiefs in divisional game BP: Outside of Patrick Mahomes, which player do you think is going to be due for a breakout game against the Houston Texans? CJ: I'll go with rookie wide receiver Mecole Hardman, especially with tight end Travis Kelce now listed as questionable to play.

Countdown To Kickoff: Texans v. Chiefs Just a berth in the AFC Championship Game and the right to host it on the line. No big deal.

NFL Division Round Update Fifty years ago yesterday, on January 11, 1970, the Kansas City Chiefs pulled the second straight big upset for the old AFL, when they defeated the Minnesota Vikings, in the last AFL vs NFL Super Bowl. Yesterday, the NFC top seed, S.F. 49ers ended the Vikings' 59th season, winning easily at home.

Houston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Keys to a playoff win Game day has finally arrived and the Texans are ready to go after their second win over the Chiefs this season. They won 31-24 at Arrowhead Stadium back in mid-October proving they could beat one of the NFL's top teams. Now it's time to get the job done when the stakes are really high in the playoffs.

AFC Divisional Preview: Houston Texans vs Kansas City Chiefs The Kansas City Chiefs will be hosting the Houston Texans at 3:05PM ET on Sunday, January 12th. The game will feature a rematch between the two teams who squared off earlier this season in week six where Houston emerged victorious 31-24. Line: Kansas City - 9.5.

Roundup: Texans WRs active; Chris Jones inactive Kenny Stills, tight end Darren Fells and wideout Will Fuller are active against the Kansas City Chiefs. Bill O'Brien told reporters earlier this week that Fuller was considered a game-time decision for the second consecutive week.

Texans-Chiefs Preview : SIX Things To Watch For This time the winner hosts the Titans in the AFC Championship, a place the Texans have never been before, and a place the Chiefs are looking to return to after last year's shivering overtime loss. That's what each team is playing for. The same game just meaning so much more.

Watson, like Mahomes, in line for big extension Deshaun Watson, like Patrick Mahomes, is in line for a lucrative contract extension this offseason. The two QBs could reset the market at the position.

LIVE NFL BETTING BLOG: Houston Texans at Kansas City Chiefs Refresh constantly for minute-to-minute updates on the Texans-Chiefs divisional playoff game. Player props, live line movement, halftime bets and more.

How to watch the Texans vs. Chiefs NFL playoff game without cable Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson. will face off on Sunday when the Kansas City Chiefs host the Houston Texans. The Chiefs are coming off a bye after securing the No. 2 seed for the AFC playoffs, while the Texans squeaked by the Buffalo Bills in overtime last week, thanks to Watson's heroics.

Keys to a Chiefs victory over Texans in AFC divisional playoffs The Kansas City Chiefs will look to advance to their second consecutive AFC championship game with a win over the Houston Texans in the divisional round. The Chiefs are entering this matchup as heavy favorites and will try to avoid a letdown.

Classless Texans fan makes dumb decisions with Tyrann Mathieu football A classless Houston Texans fan makes the dumbest possible choice when gifted a signed football by Tyrann Mathieu. It's going to happen to us all at some po…

Chiefs DT Chris Jones won't play vs. Texans A huge blow to Kansas City’s defensive front as DT Chris Jones won’t play due to an injury suffered in practice.

How Texans can host AFC title game If the Texans defeat the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday in the AFC divisional round, they would host the sixth-seeded Titans in the AFC championship game. The Texans have never advanced past the AFC divisional round, going 0-3 previously at this stage of the postseason.

Titans stun Ravens, head to AFC title game It's working out there." The Titans fear no one, and why should they with Henry rushing - and even throwing - the ball, and a big-play defense making clutch stops and turnovers? One week after dominating defending Super Bowl champion New England, the Titans eliminated Baltimore.

Houston Texans Vs. Kansas City Chiefs Preview, Odds: K.C. Heavy Favorite, Texans Gun For 2nd Upset Of Weekend The Houston Texans go on the road looking to upset the Kansas City Chiefs and reach their first conference championship game in franchise history.

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Texans vs. Chiefs: TV Schedule, Predictions for 2020 AFC Divisional Game Two of the best young quarterbacks in the NFL will face off for the second time this season in the NFL divisional round Sunday. Deshaun Watson's Houston Texans and Patrick Mahomes' Kansas City Chiefs produced a high-scoring affair in Week 6, and the same may occur at Arrowhead Stadium.

Injury Notes: Fuller, Jackson, Addae, Akins By now it's no secret that the Texans offense is a different animal when wide receiver Will Fuller is on ….

Texans vs. Chiefs Prediction: How We’re Betting the AFC Divisional Playoffs The Texans and Chiefs square off on Sunday in the AFC Divisional Playoffs as we break down the betting odds and offer a prediction on the game.

2019 NFL Playoffs Live: Titans vs. Ravens Can the Titans do it tonight to advance to the AFC Championship Game next weekend? BRB, this is your Titans-Ravens thread. Enjoy!

Texans rule out Jahleel Addae, Jordan Akins The Texans downgraded safety Jahleel Addae and Jordan Akins, announcing neither traveled with the team to Kansas City. Addae started against the Bills after starting three regular-season games, and he played 30 snaps before injuring his knee. The Texans have Mike Adams to fill in.

Houston Texans: A frustrated Bill O'Brien recently displayed his true colors Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien recently was caught on tape displaying his true feelings in front of a fan. What did he tell the fan? Let's look. It…

Chiefs vs. Texans divisional playoff: Important details, TV schedule and how to stream online Who: Kansas City Chiefs vs Houston Texans. When: Sunday, January 12th, 2:05 p.m. Where: Arrowhead Stadium - Kansas City, Missouri. Live stream: fuboTV. Jim Nantz and Tony Romo will call the game from the booth. Tracy Wolfson will get the juicy details from the sidelines.

Houston Texans Injury News: Will Fuller Will Play Against Chiefs Tomorrow The Texans’ WR2 will return to action in the 2019 NFL Playoffs after missing the last few games with a groin injury.

Texans' Bill O'Brien apologizes after he was caught swearing at a heckler Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien found himself in trouble after a video surfaced of him yelling explicit language at a heckler. TMZ unearthed the video of his interaction with a fan from the Texans' loss the Denver Broncos in Week 14.

Houston Texans: Will Fuller speaks out in regard to his latest injury The Houston Texans should be tired of quick exits out of the playoffs and they want to make inroads at a strong playoff run to get as close to the Super Bowl as they can. Think about it - they're only two wins away from an opportunity to play in the most ballyhooed event in sports so they must not take the task at hand lightly.

2019 NFL Playoffs Live: Vikings vs. 49ers Can the Vikings pull off the upset and make their third NFC Championship Game in 11 years? Or will the 49ers hold down the homefield advantage and end the Vikings' run? BRB, this is your Vikings-49ers thread. Enjoy!

Texans downgrade TE Jordan Akins, S Jahleel Addae to out versus the Chiefs The Houston Texans have announced that safety Jahleel Addae and tight end Jordan Akins have been downgraded to out versus the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC divisional at Arrowhead Stadium. Addae was originally questionable with a knee while Akins was questionable with a hamstring.

Texans 100: Facts and Figures for AFC Divisional versus the Chiefs, No. 51-75 The Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs face off in the AFC divisional playoffs. Next up, we take a look at facts surrounding Kansas City coach Andy Reid as well as the referee, Shawn Hochuli, who refereed the game from Week 6 at Arrowhead Stadium. Facts and Figures for Chiefs, No.

Suspect Houston Texans Defense a Target for Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs Offense The Texans defense struggled in the second half of the season without J.J. Watt, but the Houston secondary remains a point of weakness.

Buffalo Bills: Cody Ford fined for hit against Houston Texans The Buffalo Bills saw their season essentially end when offensive tackle Cody Ford was called for an illegal blindside hit during overtime against the Houston Texans. The hit occurred on a run by Josh Allen that would have had the Bills within field goal range to win the game.

Houston native welcomes Texans fans to his Kansas City bar ahead of the game Kansas City McFaddens - In the heart of Downtown Kansas City, there is a place where Texans get to call home for the next two days. McFadden's Sports Bar is where Texans don't feel like strangers.

Texans fans rally at Kansas City's Union Station Traveling Texans fans gathered at Kansas City's famed Union Station in support of their team's upcoming playoff game against the Chiefs. The Texans take on Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs at 2:00 p.m.

Texans expect Will Fuller to play Sunday The Texans expect to have wide receiver Will Fuller back on the field on Sunday in Kansas City. Fuller is expected to play against the Chiefs despite a groin injury, James Palmer of NFL Network reports.

Texans 100: Facts and Figures for AFC divisional with the Chiefs, No. 26-50 Next up, we take a look at facts surrounding Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and some stats concerning Texans coach Bill O'Brien. Facts and Figures for Chiefs, No. 1-25. 26. Among quarterbacks left in the playoffs, Mahomes' 26 touchdown passes are tied with Aaron Rodgers, Deshaun Watson, and Kirk Cousins for the fourth-most overall.

Houston Texans: Johnathan Joseph might be playing final game for team Could Houston Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph be playing in his final game with the team against the Chiefs this Sunday? Let's take a look at the latest…

Texans Rundown: No Jahleel Addae, No Jordan Akins, Now What? Both Addae and Akins are vital players for their side of the ball. Without them in the most crucial game of the season, the Texans will have to adjust once again. Addae was injured in the Buffalo Bills Wild Card game after being pinned under a mass of players making a tackle on a running back.

Texans 100: Facts and Figures for AFC divisional with Chiefs, No. 1-25 The Texans are 7-9 in January all-time with an 0-5 record on the road.

Controversial blindside block from Bills-Texans game draws a fine The NFL's discipline process for on-field infractions from time to time falls victim to considerations unrelated to whether discipline of a certain type is warranted. It looks like it has happened again this week, twice.

GameDay: Houston Texans at Kansas City Chiefs Houston Texans at Kansas City Chiefs. Today: 3:05 pm ET, Arrowhead Stadium. TV: CTV/CBS Line: Chiefs by 9 1/2. Weather: 4°C, mix of sun and clouds, Winds 16km/hr. LET 'ER FLY: Two of the game's most exciting young QB's not named Lamar Jackson square off in what could be an explosion of points.

NFL preview: Kansas City Chiefs v Houston Texans Outstanding quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson look certain to put on quite the show when the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans meet at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday.

Houston Texans Podcast: Kansas City Chiefs Playoff Preview Jeff Fedotin covers the Chiefs for Forbes.com and co-hosts the "Bleav In Chiefs" podcast with former Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman Joe Valerio.

How to buy last-second Houston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs tickets - NFL Playoffs, AFC Divisional Round The Kansas City Chiefs, led by quarterback Patrick Mahomes and head coach Andy Reid, meet the Houston Texans, led by quarterback Deshaun Watson and head coach Bill O'Brien, in an AFC Divisional Round game on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.

'He's a magician!' Watch Watson's best five plays Watch the best five plays from Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson before the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. READ MORE: 'Amazing!' Watch Mahomes' top five plays. Watch The NFL Show on Saturday night at 12am on BBC One and on iPlayer. Available to UK users only.

Texans WR Will Fuller a 'Gametime' Decision, But Expected to Play Against Chiefs Texans head coach Bill O'Brien has termed wide receiver Will Fuller a gametime decision for Sundays AFC Divisional Round game against the Chiefs but the expectation is that Fuller will play "unless anything crazy happens between now and gametime" according to James Palmer of NFL Network.

Houston Texans fall to Kansas City Chiefs in heartbreaking NFL playoff game And WorldPoliticsEntertainmentHealthcheckOut and About Contact usABC13 News TeamTV ListingsCareersEnter to WinYour photos and videosContact ABC-13 KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The Texans were in Kansas City, Missouri Sunday taking on the Chiefs for their chance to play in the AFC Championship Game.

Texans vs. Chiefs predictions: Kansas City picked to move on to AFC Championship I don't think there will be a blowout because this is the playoffs, after all, but it will not feel like the Chiefs' victory is in doubt. Byron Smith: Chiefs 34, Texans 21. The Texans have beaten bad and mediocre teams here recently and they've barely done that, resorting to late game heroics from one Deshaun Watson.

Texans Fan Punts Football Signed By Chiefs’ Tyrann Mathieu Into Lake Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu wasn't the only NFL player to call out the Texans fan on Twitter.

Texans vs. Chiefs: Updated Odds, Stat Predictions for 2020 AFC Divisional Game The Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs are projected to be involved in the highest-scoring contest of the NFL divisional round. The two sides produced 55 points in the Week 6 meeting at Arrowhead Stadium that was won by the Texans.

Houston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs LIVE STREAM - How to watch Deshaun Watson, Patrick Mahomes, AFC Divisional Playoffs, NFL football online - Time, Who: Houston Texans at Kansas City Chiefs. Time: 3:05 p.m. Where: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City. Announcers: Jim Nantz, Tony Romo and Tracy Wolfson. Live stream: CBSSports.com; Fubo.tv. FuboTV is a paid affiliate of Advance Local Media LLC. Advance Local Media LLC may receive compensation if you access the FuboTV service through the link above.

Behind Enemy Lines: 6 questions with Texans Wire for divisional playoffs We went behind enemy lines to ask questions about the Chiefs’ opponent in Sunday’s divisional playoff game.

Bill O'Brien: Texans have been ' very attentive' in preparation for Chiefs Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien says his team has been very attentive in preparation for their bout with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Nick Jacobs' game plan: Houston Texans at Kansas City Chiefs - Kansas City is the only NFL team to return to the Divisional Round from the 2018 campaign. The Chiefs also can be the only team to make a return trip to Conference Championship Weekend with a win Sunday against the Houston Texans by effectively executing on these keys to the game:.

Texans TE Jordan Akins is a game-time decision against Chiefs Houston Texans tight end Jordan Akins is questionable but a game-time decision to face the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.

Chiefs Reveal Concerning Injury Updates for 2 Pro Bowlers The Kansas City Chiefs held their final practice of the week on Friday before they host the Houston Texans in Sunday's AFC Divisional matchup. Coming off of a first-round playoff bye week, Kansas City's roster is relatively healthy at this point in the season.

Texans WR Will Fuller is trending in right direction for Chiefs rematch Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien indicates that wide receiver Will Fuller is trending in the right direction to face the Kansas City Chiefs.

Texans vs. Chiefs injury report: Key Texans replacements for divisional playoffs Tight end Darren Fells was a late addition to the "limited participation" group as he was listed with a hip injury. Defensive end J.J. Watt, safety A.J. Moore, and outside linebacker Jacob Martin were able to be upgraded to full participants on Friday.

Johnathan Joseph injury update: Texans cornerback will play against Chiefs It's been a long season for the Houston Texans pass defense as the secondary has struggled to adjust to major offseason losses and injuries, but they will at least get some help in the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs when they welcome back Johnathan Joseph to the fold in preparation to face the Kansas City Chiefs.

'Screw you': Texans' Bill O'Brien hurls expletive-filled insults at heckler in video Texans coach Bill O'Brien lost his temper and directed several expletives at a heckler while heading into the tunnel to the locker room during a December loss to the Denver Broncos at NRG Stadium. The video, seen below, was posted by TMZ Friday morning.

Texans in divisional round: Fourth time's the charm? The results of their three previous trips to the divisional round have all been disappointing. Let's take a look back at those three games. all losses. The most recent trip to the divisional round was a return to New England for Texans head coach Bill O'Brien to face his former team in his first second-round playoff game.

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Texans-Chiefs NFL Playoffs 2019: Schedule, Game Time, TV Channel, Radio, Online Streaming, and Tickets The Texans will attempt to advance to a playoff round they’ve never reached before by beating the Chiefs in Kansas City on Sunday afternoon.

Will Fuller is the biggest x-factor for the Houston Texans offense From his health struggles to his ability to change the momentum of a game in less than four seconds, Will Fuller remains the biggest x-factor for the Houst…

Texans add Darren Fells to injury report, list Johnathan Joseph, Will Fuller as questionable Texans receiver Will Fuller said Friday he is doing everything possible to play Sunday, calling it "the biggest game in team history." But his groin will have to cooperate to make that happen. Texans coach Bill O'Brien called Fuller a game-time decision, and the team lists the receiver as questionable.

Travis Kelce, Chris Jones are questionable The Chiefs list tight end Travis Kelce and defensive tackle Chris Jones as questionable for Sunday's game against the Texans. Kelce was limited in the three practices this week because of a knee injury.