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Watt on Mettenberger: This is the NFL, not high school

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — Zach Mettenberger might want to think twice before his next "Selfie Sunday." The QB's social media antics drew the ire of J.J. Watt, who made the QB pay, mocking in a way you have to see for...
  • 4 days ago
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Arian Foster powers Texans to blowout win over Titans

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Running back Arian Foster is back to his All-Pro form, scoring three touchdowns and compiling 173 yards from scrimmage as the Houston Texans blew out the Tennessee Titans, 30-16, in Nashville.
  • 4 days ago
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Injury roundup: Jadeveon Clowney to play for Texans

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Jadeveon Clowney will return to the field for the first time since injuring his knee in Week 1. The No. 1 overall pick has missed the Houston Texans' past six games.
  • 5 days ago

Injury roundup: Jadeveon Clowney playing for Texans

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Jadeveon Clowney returned to the field for the first time since injuring his knee in Week 1. The No. 1 overall pick has missed Houston's past six games. How do the Texans plan to deploy him?
  • 5 days ago

O'Brien: Jadeveon Clowney has 'good shot to play'

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Jadeveon Clowney may be hobbled by a knee injury, but Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien was optimistic when asked if his rookie pass rusher would play this week against the Tennessee Titans.
  • 6 days ago
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Bill O'Brien: Jadeveon Clowney has 'good shot to play'

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Jadeveon Clowney may be hobbled by a knee injury, but Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien was optimistic when asked if his rookie pass rusher would play this week against the Tennessee Titans.
  • 6 days ago
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Bill O'Brien emotional during news conference

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien was unable to hide his raw emotional state after a difficult 30-23 loss to the Pitsburgh Steelers on "Monday Night Football."
  • 10 days ago
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Big Ben, Steelers stifle Texans in 'MNF' win

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Big Ben and Antonio Brown put on a show Monday night against the Houston Texans. The Steelers launched a 24-point run just before the end of the second quarter to secure the 30-23 win.
  • 10 days ago
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Le'Veon Bell, Antonio Brown carry load in Steelers' win

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Big Ben and Co. put on a show Monday night against the Texans -- while Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell carried the load through the air -- en route to a 30-23 win for the Steelers.
  • 10 days ago
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Steelers end half with avalanche of points vs. Texans

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Big Ben and the Pittsburgh Steelers scored 24 points in less than three minutes of game time, shocking the Houston Texans late in the second quarter Monday night.
  • 10 days ago
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Steelers' offense comes to life in win over Texans

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Big Ben and the Steelers scored 24 points in less than three minutes, shocking the Texans late in the second quarter of Monday's win. The Steelers had just two TDs in the 10 quarters preceding.
  • 10 days ago
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Texans' Jadeveon Clowney out vs. Steelers

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Houston Texans hoped to have Jadeveon Clowney this week, but the rookie pass rusher is out against the Pittsburgh Steelers, per NFL Media's Aditi Kinkhabwala.
  • 10 days ago
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Texans' Jadeveon Clowney out for 'MNF' vs. Steelers

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Houston Texans hoped to have Jadeveon Clowney this week, but the rookie pass rusher is officially out against the Pittsburgh Steelers for "Monday Night Football."
  • 10 days ago
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Texans' Jadeveon Clowney doubtful to play on 'MNF'

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Houston Texans hoped to have Jadeveon Clowney this week, but the rookie pass rusher is doubtful to play against the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to Ian Rapoport.
  • 10 days ago
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Jadeveon Clowney game-time decision vs. Steelers

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Texans pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney (knee) returned to practice on Friday for the first time in six weeks. Looming as a game-time decision, will the rookie behemoth be ready to face the Pittsburgh...
  • 13 days ago
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Texans' Jadeveon Clowney 50-50 shot to play on 'MNF'

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — The 2014 No. 1 overall pick is at the five-week mark in his recovery from knee surgery, but Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien thinks Jadeveon Clowney might be ready to go for "Monday Night...
  • 16 days ago
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Texans' Jadeveon Clowney: 'I want to hit somebody'

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Houston Texans rookie Jadeveon Clowney hasn't played since the season opener. Clowney hopes he'll be able to make his return when the Texans return to the field for Week 7's "MNF" game against the...
  • 20 days ago
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Hopkins accepts blame for failure to recover fumble

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — DeAndre Hopkins appeared to have a golden opportunity to recover the final fumble of the Houston Texans' loss to Thursday night. However, the receiver said he judged the bouncing ball wrong.
  • 20 days ago
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Andrew Luck on fire as Colts knock off Texans

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Houston had a problem with T.Y. Hilton and Andrew Luck on Thursday night. The duo led the Indianapolis Colts to an impressive road victory over the Texans. Find out what else you need to know.
  • 21 days ago
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Dez Bryant's clutch grab sets up another Cowboys win

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Dez Bryant made a huge catch to set up a game-winning field goal, as the Dallas Cowboys beat the Houston Texans on Sunday.
  • 25 days ago
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Blog Articles

Houston Texans News: October 31, 2014

Battle Red Blog (Ryan Dunsmore) — Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, October 31, 2014. Houston Texans News Eagles vs. Texans betting preview and pick – Bounce-back...
  • New: 3 hr 51 min ago

Arian Foster may get his chance for payback on DeMeco Ryans

Houston Chronical (John McClain) — Arian Foster is second in the NFL with 766 yards rushing, despite missing one game with a hamstring injury and rushing for only 6 yards on eight carries against Buffalo. Foster’s former teammate,...
  • 14 hr 29 min ago

McClain’s picks for Week 9: Texans in for tough test vs. Eagles

Houston Chronical (John McClain) — Teams with open dates: Atlanta, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Green Bay, Tennessee Last week: 9-6 (.600) straight up; 8-7 (.533) vs. spread. Season: 77-43-1 (.640) straight up; 59-60-2 (.496) vs....
  • 14 hr 35 min ago

Thursday Night Football Open Thread: New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers

Battle Red Blog (HoustonDiehards) — Join us for an NFC South battle, as SOMEONE actually needs to win this division. NFL rules dictate every division must have a winner, yet clearly nobody wants to win the NFC South in 2014. ...
  • 14 hr 36 min ago

The Sports Update: McClain and Smith preview Texans-Eagles matchup (video)

Houston Chronical (Ultimate Texans) — Texans beat writers John McClain and Brian T. Smith discuss a Week 9 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at NRG Stadium.
  • 16 hr 40 min ago

Texans must slow down Eagles on both sides of ball

Houston Chronical (Brian T. Smith) — Powered by Arian Foster, the Texans can slow down Philadelphia’s offense simply by running often, slicing away at the game clock and keeping the ball out of the Eagles’ hands. But the...
  • 17 hr 24 min ago

Week 9 NFL Picks & Pick 'Em Leaderboard Update: TWO PLAYERS LEFT IN SURVIVAL LEAGUE!

Battle Red Blog (David Corzo) — Also, our long time leader board leader has been unseated for at least one week. The Leaderboard Creamy bernaise is, of course, a top-tier sauce choice for your flavor-ite entree, and for...
  • 17 hr 47 min ago

5 Questions With BGN: Chip! Chip! Chipadelphia!

Battle Red Blog (Brett Kollmann) — Brandon Gowton of our sister site, Bleeding Green Nation, stops by to answer all of our biggest questions about this week's opponent, the Philadelphia Eagles. 1 - What the hell is wrong with...
  • 17 hr 51 min ago

Texans’ Cushing, Reed sit out practice; Clowney ‘doing OK’

Houston Chronical (Brian T. Smith) — Texans linebackers Brian Cushing, Brooks Reed and Jeff Tarpinian sat out practice Thursday. Jadeveon Clowney, Arian Foster and Andre Johnson were among those limited. Clowney is “doing...
  • 18 hr 8 min ago

Rare birds: Eagles one of two teams Texans have yet to defeat

Houston Chronical (Ultimate Texans) — With a victory Sunday at NRG Stadium, the Texans can cross the Philadelphia Eagles off their list. The 5-2 Eagles are one of just two teams the Texans have never defeated in their 13-year history....
  • 19 hr 41 min ago

Numbers show Joseph, Jackson are among league’s top CB tandems

Houston Chronical (John McClain) — Since they signed free-agent cornerback Johnathan Joseph in 2011 and inserted him into the lineup next to Kareem Jackson, the Texans have allowed opponents to complete only 56.2 percent of their...
  • 20 hr 8 min ago

Run-stopper Pickett hopes to stick with Texans

Houston Chronical (Dale Robertson) — Since Ryan Pickett became the Texans’ starting nose tackle, they’ve become one of the best run-stopping teams in the league, yielding fewer than 90 yards per game. But the 14-year veteran Pickett,...
  • 20 hr 31 min ago

Texans’ Arian Foster says he’s at his best when back’s against wall

Houston Chronical (Brian T. Smith) — To Arian Foster, 2014 is already feeling like 2009. Foster was an undrafted rookie out of the University of Tennessee six seasons ago. He earned a roster spot on the Texans’ practice squad...
  • 20 hr 51 min ago

Swearinger: No time for lollygagging against Eagles’ up-tempo offense

Houston Chronical (Dale Robertson) — Second-year safety D.J. Swearinger has experience facing the kind of up-tempo offense the Eagles run, having played against Clemson and Auburn when he was in college at South Carolina. What did he...
  • 20 hr 54 min ago

Pass protection a priority as Texans prep for Eagles

Houston Chronical (John McClain) — If the Texans are going to upset Philadelphia at NRG Stadium, their pass protection must improved, especially blitz pickup. Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has been sacked 11 times in the last three...
  • 21 hr 4 min ago

Sponsored Post: Which Former Texans Player Would YOU Bring Back?

Battle Red Blog (Capt Ron) — Because Marshall Faulk and GMC asked, let us call our shot and answer that query as it pertains to your Houston Texans. For Week 9, Marshall Faulk wants to know: Being GMC Professional...
  • 21 hr 51 min ago

Eagles Q&A: Who ends up dazed and confused?

Houston Chronical (Stephanie Stradley) — Today’s Q&A is with Les Bowen (@LesBowen) who covers the Eagles for the Philadelphia Daily News. If you want to get a sense of where the Eagles are at, check out his writing and others...
  • 23 hr 10 min ago

Bleach Social: Where Are You Watching Texans-Eagles?

Battle Red Blog (Tim) — After two weeks on the road, the Houston Texans returns to NRG Stadium to host the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Where will you be watching? You'll have to forgive DeMeco Ryans , Connor...
  • 1 day ago

Houston Texans News: October 30, 2014

Battle Red Blog (Ryan Dunsmore) — Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, October 30, 2014. Houston Texans News Toxic differential: Watch out for Bills, Texans in the...
  • 1 day 3 hr ago

J.J. Watt is no stranger to DeMeco Ryans, Connor Barwin

Houston Chronical (Ultimate Texans) — By Jon Marks PHILADELPHIA — DeMeco Ryans knew it right away. Connor Barwin figured it out somewhere on the way to admiring a 20½-sack season that earned his buddy Defensive Player of the Year...
  • 1 day 16 hr ago