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Houston Texans: When does the 2016 training camp begin?

The Houston Texans are just about to get their 2016 training camp started, we have starting dates here as well as the dates for dates open to the public It’s almost time Houston Texans fans! Football is just around the corner, and for those of us who can’t wait for any sign of football at […] Houston Texans: When does the 2016 training camp begin? - Toro Times - Toro Times...
Via Toro Times
16 hours ago

Houston Texans: Time to give DeAndre Hopkins a new deal

As wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins enters his fourth NFL season the time may be now for the Houston Texans to lock him down with a long-term contract Recently the topic of wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins contract was brought up by Tania Ganguli of ESPN. The Houston reporter said that while the team has exercised the option […] Houston Texans: Time to give DeAndre Hopkins a new deal...
Via Toro Times
19 hours ago

SITE NEWS: Battle Red Blog Signs Free Agent Writer, Hopes He's More Johnathan Joseph Than Ed Reed

BRB has added another featured writer to the fold, and this one has Bill O'Brien's stamp of approval. Or it would, if he knew about it. Ed. Note: We told you we were looking for new voices to add to the screamin' room here at BRB, and we'll be unveiling them one by one over the next few weeks.  Consider this Part II in the series. An extensive search for a writer who personifies...
Via Battle Red Blog
1 day ago

Houston Texans’ 2016 Hope Depends on Brock Osweiler

The Houston Texans managed to make it to the playoffs last year, after overcoming an early season collapse. In week seven of 2015, the Texans stood with a 2-5 record, causing head coach Bill O’Brien to revisit basic tackling with his struggling defense. Thankfully O’Brien’s “back to basics” campaign revitalized the Texans and delivered them to the Wild Card for the first...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: J.J. Watt could be out 10 weeks after back surgery

Fans looking forward to a big season out of the Houston Texans have a reason to be concerned after learning that J.J. Watt underwent back surgery this week. The three-time AP Defensive Player of the Year played through a herniated disk in his back last season (along with other injuries). The herniated disk apparently was aggravated while Watt was doing some training, leading to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans star J.J. Watt reportedly has back surgery, will start camp on PUP list

Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt had back surgery and will start training camp on the physically unable to perform list, according to multiple reports. Watt reportedly will be ready for the season opener.But Watt's timetable might not be as optimistic as initially reported, according to NFL reporter Mike Garafolo.  This is the second time in the past six months Watt has...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texans star J.J. Watt has back surgery

HOUSTON (AP) -- A person familiar with J.J. Watt's condition said the Houston Texans' star defensive end has had back surgery and will begin training camp on the physically unable to perform list.The person spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday night on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't confirmed the surgery or Watts' roster status.Watt, the NFL sacks leader last...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

JJ Watt undergoes back surgery, will open camp on PUP list

J.J. Watt underwent back surgery on Wednesday and will open training camp on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list, but the surgery should not cause him to miss any games this season. The Houston Chronicle's John McClain reported the news on Twitter Thursday about Watt's surgery: JJ Watt has undergone back surgery and will start camp on physically unable 2 perform but should...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans hope Osweiler can help them take next step

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans proved they were serious about upgrading their offense this offseason by luring Brock Osweiler from Denver with a four-year, $72 million contract. Now it's time to see if the quarterback was worth it. All eyes will be on Osweiler when the Texans begin training camp on July 31. Though it's early, coach Bill O'Brien is happy with what he's seen from...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans capsule

HOUSTON TEXANS (9-8) OPEN CAMP: July 31, Houston LAST YEAR: Inconsistency and injuries forced Texans to use four quarterbacks and they lost running back Arian Foster to season-ending Achilles tendon injury in October. Despite those setbacks defense, led by Defensive Player of Year J.J. Watt, helped them win seven of last nine games to shake off 2-5 start, win AFC South and reach...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arian Foster Uses Instagram Videos to Show NFL Teams He's Recovered from Achilles Injury

The Houston Texans released four-time Pro Bowler Arian Foster in March. Foster has battled injuries since 2013, when he had issues with his back. More recently, a torn Achilles tendon in Week 4 cut short his playing time last season. But Foster has not given up and he's been working out to impress other teams. RELATED: Achilles Tendon Ruptures: Prevention and Recovery Foster...
Via Stack
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Braxton Miller Wants to Make an Impact for the Houston Texans

Former Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller will is looking to make an immediate impact for the Houston Texans. Miller was drafted by the Texans after transforming from a QB to a wide receiver during his senior collegiate season. Regardless of his position, the 23-year-old wants to help his new team. “Just a playmaker. I’ll play slot, outside, inside, play running back. Just...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt deserves a huge raise

After watching the events of the 2016 NFL offseason unfold, one thing is crystal clear: J.J. Watt deserves a massive raise. Universally accepted as the top defensive player, and as one of the NFL’s top players at any position, Watt is significantly underpaid as the market is currently constituted. The Houston Texans signed Watt to a six-year deal worth just over $100 million...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

How Texans WR Braxton Miller is Prepping for His NFL Debut

Braxton Miller is arguably one of the most intriguing athletes chosen in the 2016 NFL Draft. He was selected in the third round by the Houston Texans as a receiver after having played the position for just a single season for The Ohio State University. He began his Buckeyes career as a quarterback. And he excelled at the WR position. The 6-foot-1 Miller didn't post jaw-dropping...
Via Stack
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lindsey Vonn flirts with J.J. Watt on red carpet

Lindsey Vonn and JJ Watt seemed to have quite a bit of chemistry during their pre-ESPYS interview on the red carpet Wednesday. Vonn and Watt were presenters for the Best Breakthrough Athlete award, while Watt was also nominated for a football award. Prior to the event, the two conducted an interview with ESPN’s Hannah Storm. Things got flirty when Storm asked if Watt attended...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans See Significant Improvement in WR Jaelen Brown

With training camp just about two weeks away, the NFL season is officially upon us. For the Houston Texans, a new quarterback in Brock Oswieler signals a new era, but head coach Bill O’Brien has new praise for wide receiver Jaelen Brown. “Probably one of the most improved players on our football team is Jaelen Strong, O’Brien said. “From this point where he was last year...
Via The Sports Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Hopkins Addresses Rumor That He’s Dating Johnny Manziel’s Ex Colleen Crowley

Tuesday, Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins posted a photo of himself with Johnny Manziel’s ex – Colleen Crowley – in Malibu. Naturally, the Internet wondered if they are now dating. Turns out – not so much. Thursday, Hopkins took to Twitter to issue a quick statement regarding the matter. He’s single. Btw I’m single and not looking. — Deandre Hopkins (@Nukdabomb...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans have big plans for Braxton Miller

Though Braxton Miller lit up the college landscape (when healthy) as a quarterback while at Ohio State, the quarterback-heavy Buckeyes did not need his services this past season at that position. Therefore, the former Heisman contender transitioned to wide receiver and proved to be a star at the position. Boasting blazing speed and excellent route-running ability, Miller was drafted...
Via EndZoneScore
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Johnny Manziel’s Ex-Girlfriend Hangs With Houston Texans’ Star WR DeAndre Hopkins

Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend, Colleen Crowley, spent part of her Fourth of July weekend hanging out with an NFL All-Pro wide receiver.  Crowley was spotted with Houston Texans’ star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins in California.  Both Crowley and Hopkins, 24, shared a photo on Instagram of themselves together. The photo was captioned, “H-Town in Malibu.”  H-town...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Must-see games 2016: Houston Texans

Every team has must-see games on their schedules for 2016. Even though football is still more than two months away, it is never too early to look ahead to the big games. Who are the Houston Texans playing in 2016? This slideshow breaks down the five most intriguing matchups for the Texans based on these games being either rivalry, longtime conference grudge matches, potential playoff...
Via EndZoneScore
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork on ESPN Body Issue cover: “will give people a different look at what I am”

Vince Wilfork was the cover athlete for ESPN The Magazine’s latest Body Issue that hit newsstands on Wednesday. Wilfork is on the tail end of his career, and has been a force in the NFL since he entered the league in 2004. He’s also known for his large frame. time for number 7⃣5⃣. Here's @wilfork75's @ESPN the Magazine cover for the 'Body' Issue. (h/t Peter Hapak). pic...
Via Awful Announcing
22 days ago  |  Discuss

How Brock Osweiler's wife is helping him study the Texans' playbook

The Houston Texans gave Super Bowl champion Brock Osweiler a ton of money ($72 million!) to become their franchise quarterback over the offseason, and the 25-year-old now faces the difficult task of mastering an entirely different offense before the season kicks off in September. In an illuminating feature by ESPN's Tania Ganguli, Osweiler compared going to a new team to being...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork lands on cover of ‘Body Issue’

Vince Wilfork arguably is one of the most compelling athletes appearing in this year’s edition of the annual ESPN The Magazine Body Issue. Not only that, the 325-plus-pound Houston Texans nose tackle has landed on one of the issue’s covers. time for number.Here's @wilfork75's @ESPN the Magazine cover for the 'Body' Issue. (h/t Peter Hapak). pic.twitter.com/rDUBii3niH ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans GM hopes Jadeveon Clowney is done with injuries

Jadeveon Clowney has had his fair share of injuries since being drafted No. 1 overall in 2014 by the Houston Texans, who hope he’s already met his career quota. General manager Rick Smith, who says Clowney has been “pretty disruptive, pretty impactful” on the field when healthy, wants to believe it’s possible. “It’s just that he has suffered some injuries, which you...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork weighs in on upcoming spot in Body Issue

Vince Wilfork is among the high-profile athletes who will appear in the buff in the upcoming edition of ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue, which may come as a surprise to many given his sturdy 325-pound frame. But the 34-year-old Houston Texans defensive lineman hopes his decision to appear in the issue helps inspire people who don’t fit into what typically is considered “conventional”...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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