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A.J. Green leads Bengals to key win vs. Texans

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals might hate playing against the Texans in the playoffs, but they took care of business 22-13 on the road Sunday. A.J. Green was the biggest reason why.
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Desmond Bryant: Ryan Mallett 'didn't do much'

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — The Texans resolutely downed the Browns on Sunday, but Cleveland defensive end Desmond Bryant was hardly wowed by Houston's debutant starting quarterback, Ryan Mallett.
  • 6 days ago
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Jadeveon Clowney: 'I felt great' against Browns

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Playing in just his third game all season, top overall pick Jadeveon Clowney of the Texans told reporters he "felt great" in Houston's 23-7 win over the Cleveland Browns.
  • 6 days ago

Ryan Mallett-led Texans overwhelm listless Browns

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Ryan Mallett displayed poise in his first NFL start, throwing a pair of scores and lifting the Texans to 5-5 with Houston's 23-7 road win over the Cleveland Browns, who fall to 6-4 on the year.
  • 7 days ago

Arian Foster (groin) won't play against Browns

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Arian Foster has been ruled out for the Houston Texans' Week 11 matchup against the Cleveland Browns. Foster suffered a groin injury in the team's Week 9 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • 8 days ago
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Texans' Arian Foster (groin) inactive against Browns

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Arian Foster is officially inactive for the Houston Texans' Week 11 matchup against the Cleveland Browns. Foster suffered a groin injury in the team's Week 9 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • 8 days ago
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Texans' Arian Foster (groin) a long shot to play Week 11

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Arian Foster (groin) is listed as questionable to play Sunday when the Houston Texans face the Cleveland Browns. However, Foster looks like he'll be a long shot to play.
  • 9 days ago
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Pettine on Mallett: 'We know he has a huge arm'

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Browns coach Mike Pettine didn't take long to identify Ryan Mallett's biggest asset: His arm. The quarterback is scheduled to make his debut for the Houston Texans on Sunday.
  • 11 days ago

Jadeveon Clowney still feeling discomfort in knee

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Jadeveon Clowney told reporters Wednesday that an illness isn't the only reason he sat out Sunday against the Eagles. The Houston Texans' prized rookie admits he's still having issues with his...
  • 17 days ago

Andre Johnson: I support both Mallett and Fitzpatrick

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Despite the Texans' momentous switch from Ryan Fitzpatrick to Ryan Mallett under center, Andre Johnson's take was about as bland as they come from someone about to catch passes from a young QB.
  • 17 days ago

Bill O'Brien tabs Ryan Mallett as Texans' starting QB

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — Texans coach Bill O'Brien on Wednesday named Ryan Mallett the team's starting quarterback. Mallett will replace Ryan Fitzpatrick under center.
  • 18 days ago

Tomlinson: Clowney's 'character flaw' starting to show

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Jadeveon Clowney was never going to have it easy in the NFL. But after spending time on his Instagram account on Sunday, is he finding out just how hard things can be under the public eye?
  • 19 days ago

Ryan Fitzpatrick in danger of losing Texans QB job?

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Texans coach Bill O'Brien plans to evaluate "everything" on offense -- including quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick -- during the bye week. Might the Texans turn to Ryan Mallett?
  • 20 days ago

Andre Johnson: I need to go to an island or something

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — The Houston Texans are 4-5 heading into their bye week, and Andre Johnson sounds like a veteran who is sick and tired of being an also-ran. What does it mean for his future with the only team he's...
  • 20 days ago
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Ryan Mallett tweets he's ready, then later deletes it

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Following a 31-21 loss at home to the Eagles, Texans backup quarterback Ryan Mallett tweeted he's ready to lead his team. Or, as the delete button suggests, maybe not.
  • 20 days ago
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Houston Texans 'frustrated' with Jadeveon Clowney

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Houston Texans are becoming frustrated with No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney after the rookie didn't return from injury as early as they thought and is again questionable to play this week.
  • 21 days ago
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Jadeveon Clowney game-time decision for Week 9

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Jadeveon Clowney could miss his seventh game of the season Sunday when the Houston Texans face the Philadelphia Eagles. Coach Bill O'Brien said "It doesn't look very good" for the No. 1 overall...
  • 23 days ago
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Blog Articles

Texans’ Ryan Mallett has right pec injury; could miss several weeks

Houston Chronical (John McClain) — Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett played Sunday with a right pectoral muscle injury. He will undergo an MRI Monday and could miss several weeks of action. If Mallett can’t play next week...
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Sunday Night Football Open Thread: Cowboys v. Giants

Battle Red Blog (Capt Ron) — The long-standing rivalry between these two NFC East teams ignites tonight at MetLife Stadium. Talk Sunday Night Football on Battle Red Blog in this open thread. Heading into this weekend, the ...
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Ineffective defense, inept offense spell defeat for Texans

Houston Chronical (Dale Robertson) — The Texans offense couldn’t stay on the field and the Texans’ defense too frequently couldn’t find a way off. That’s a near surefire recipe for defeat and it serves as a Cliff Notes version of why...
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Green sets career high with 12 receptions in win over Texans

Houston Chronical (David Barron) — Bengals receiver A.J. Green’s 12 receptions were a career high, and his 121 yards represented his second consecutive 100-yard game as he continues to recover from an injured toe. Green had four...
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Mallett after loss: ‘I didn’t help the team’

Houston Chronical (Brian T. Smith) — The quarterback with the best and strongest arm some in the NFL have ever seen couldn’t hit a barn Sunday. Ryan Mallett said so himself. “Just couldn’t throw it to my guys,” Mallett said. “I...
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Dalton seizes elusive win on father’s birthday

Houston Chronical (David Barron) — Andy Dalton’s number 14 jersey is sweaty and grass-stained, but it’s probably the best birthday gift he could have gotten his father, Greg. It’s inscribed with the words “Happy Birthday” and the...
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Game balls: Joseph, Crick and Weeks were Texans standouts in loss to Bengals

Houston Chronical (John McClain) — Johnathan Joseph, cornerback With the Bengals leading 16-3 in the third quarter and the Texans’ offense going nowhere, the defense blitzed Andy Dalton. Joseph stepped in front of receiver A.J....
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John McClain’s report card from Texans’ loss to Bengals

Houston Chronical (John McClain) — * * * Overall grade: F-minus What a blown opportunity for the Texans, who waited for the worst time to play their worst offensive game of the season. The defense outscored the offense. Now they’re...
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Bengals-Texans Final Score: Erratic Mallett, Soft Secondary Sink Texans, Playoff Hopes

Battle Red Blog (David Corzo) — The other shoe dropped rather quickly with Ryan Mallett in his home debut. The Texans are now 5-6 after dropping a crucial game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Bengals 22, Texans 13 The Houston...
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Texans’ 22-13 loss to the Bengals by the numbers

Houston Chronical (Dale Robertson) — 1 – Touchdowns scored by the Texans’ defense against the Bengals 0 – Touchdowns scored by the Texans’ offense against the Bengals 1 – Times this season the Texans have failed to score an offensive...
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Playoff Implications Everywhere: It's The Sunday Afternoon Late Games Thread!

Battle Red Blog (kdentify) — A bolo-tie, a forehead so big you can build a row of condos on it, a bag of Skittles, and two teams with more drama than Gone With the Wind will be in evidence this Sunday during the NFL's late...
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Open Game Day Thread: Bengals v. Texans, 4Q

Battle Red Blog (MDC) — Like a pervert under your floorboards, things are looking up. Let's see how it ends. Jonathan Joseph goes Pedro Cerrano, decides to take care of some things himself. Ryan Mallett does ......
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Photos: Texans fans turn out to NRG Stadium for matchup with Bengals

Houston Chronical (Ultimate Texans) — See the best images from the stands.
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John McClain’s first-half observations from Texans-Bengals

Houston Chronical (John McClain) — The Texans are so fortunate to play so bad on both sides of the ball and be behind by only six points at halftime. The Bengals lead 9-3. Here are my five halftime observations from NRG Stadium. 1....
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Open Game Day Thread: Bengals v. Texans, 3Q

Battle Red Blog (MDC) — 6-yard cushions are why we can't have nice things. You might as well call it the Bob Dylan Offense, with how it's tangled up in Blue.* It would be awesome if our corners would play close enough...
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Open Game Day Thread: Bengals v. Texans, 2Q

Battle Red Blog (MDC) — An open thread written in the past, but predicting the future. Sorta. I'm multitasking today by watching this game while I work.  So, to make life a little easier, I'm throwing this post...
  • New: 7 hr 56 min ago

Texans-Bengals Inactives: The Unlucky Seven? Who's Not Putting the Pads On?

Battle Red Blog (kdentify) — As the kittens come to town, which players won't be suiting up for their teams? Check out the full list of Texans-Bengals inactives at Battle Red Blog. Well, in less than two hours, the ...
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Texans’ Arian Foster inactive vs. Bengals

Houston Chronical (Brian T. Smith) — Arian Foster is inactive for Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals at NRG Stadium. Foster will miss his second consecutive game due to a groin injury and has been out for three of the...
  • New: 10 hr 5 min ago

Gameday Central: Texans play host to Bengals

Houston Chronical (Ultimate Texans) — Pre-game stories * Ryan Mallett intent on not becoming a one-hit wonder * Harvey: If Texans are to contend, 3 players must step it up * NFL’s changing culture of playing in pain * Pro sports...
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