Archive for the ‘Houston Texans’ Category

Defensive-minded Texans become offensive-minded Texans

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Scoring was the Texans’ problem, as they ranked no better than 14th in points the previous four seasons. Amazing how a franchise quarterback can change the identity of a team overnight. “Everything has flipped, turned 180 degrees from last season,” owner Bob McNair said, via John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.

Report: Texans linebacker Dylan Cole has Grade 2 hamstring strain

Monday, October 16th, 2017

According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, Cole sustained a Grade 2 hamstring strain on the play. The injury could keep Cole sidelined for at least four weeks. As he wheeled around to return the ball, Cole attempted to leap over wide receiver Rashard Higgins and was tackled.

Sub-text: Browns’ misery worsened by loss to Watson, Texans

Monday, October 16th, 2017

The incessant failure has been unbearably painful for the Browns and their fans. On Sunday, Deshaun Watson made it feel even worse. Houston's getting-better-by-the-week rookie quarterback, a player Cleveland could have drafted this year but chose to go in a different direction, threw three touchdown passes as the Texans kept the Browns winless with a 33-17 victory.

DeAndre Hopkins believes “anything’s possible” with Deshaun Watson

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson‘s torrid start to his NFL career continued in Sunday’s 33-17 rout of the Browns as he went 17-of-29 for 225 yards and three touchdowns. Watson is setting all sorts of records for rookie quarterbacks and he’s raising the expectations for what the Texans can do even though they suffered a pair of major injuries on defense in Week Five. Wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, who saw plenty of terrible quarterback play over his first four years in Houston, isn’t willing to put any limits on what the team can accomplish with Watson at the helm.

Giants Crush Broncos As ‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Steady In Week 6

Monday, October 16th, 2017

On the night of the Season 3 finale of Fear The Walking Dead and the second National League Championship Series face-off between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers, plus a full slate on the rest of the Big 4 and another day of NFL national anthem controversy, it wasn’t going to be easy for Sunday Night Football this week. The zombie apocalypse and MLB aside, it wasn’t easy for the Denver Broncos either, as the New York Giants whooped them 23-10 in an audacious upset in Colorado.

Fantasy football waiver wire, Week 7: Running back rankings

Monday, October 16th, 2017

The waiver wire begins late Tuesday, so it is time to figure out your best options. Most fantasy football leagues will run their waiver wires late Tuesday or early Wednesday, but we are here to help you get a jump on the best options to consider. Additionally, throughout the week, we will update each of these articles as ownership percentages change and news arrives.

Where have we seen this before? Brock Osweiler comes in for Broncos at QB

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler came in for the Broncos when Trevor Siemian went out with an injury. This time, Brock Osweiler was the Denver Broncos quarterback coming in for the struggling starter, instead of being the struggling starter himself. How strange it was to see Osweiler on the field again for the Broncos on Sunday night, even if it was brief?

Watson shines again as Texans beat Browns 33-17

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Deshaun Watson arrived at the stadium on Sunday paying homage to a quarterback of Houston's past. Watson threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns , becoming the first rookie in NFL history with at least three TD passes in three straight games, helping give the Houston Texans a 33-17 victory over the Cleveland Browns. Watson has thrown 15 touchdown passes this season, the most in NFL history by a rookie in a team's first six games.

Browns remain winless after another QB struggles

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Cleveland started a new quarterback on Sunday. Kevin Hogan became the 28th different starter at quarterback for the Browns since 1999 after rookie DeShone Kizer was benched this week. Hogan picked up where Kizer left off, tossing three interceptions, including one which was returned for a touchdown, in his first NFL start.

Deshaun Watson doing things no rookie quarterback has done

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Deshaun Watson showed up to work wearing a Warren Moon jersey. “I’ve got great respect for Warren Moon,” Watson said, via quotes distributed by the team. Watson completed 17 of 29 passes for 225 yards with three touchdowns and one interception in Houston’s 33-17 victory.