Archive for the ‘Houston Texans’ Category

Texans caught in fallout from NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

The NFL is dealing with its first major coronavirus outbreak, and the fluid medical situation could impact the Texans’ game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings at NRG Stadium. After three Tennessee Titans players and five football staff members tested positive for COVID-19 following Sunday’s game at Minnesota, the Vikings and Titans’ training facilities were shut down by the league Tuesday. It is unclear when they will reopen so that the teams can resume preparations for this weekend’s games.

Is it fair to let the Texans practice if the Vikings aren’t?

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

The Houston Texans take on the Minnesota Vikings in Week 4, who could be working virtually all week. Does that create a competitive disadvantage?

Despite 0-3 start, Giants a game out in woeful NFC East

Monday, September 28th, 2020

Based on recent history, it would be easy to look at the New York Giants' winless start and write them off. Since the 1981 season, only six NFL teams have overcome an 0-3 start to make the playoffs. The Houston Texans were the most recent do it, turning things around two years ago.

Texans signing defensive tackle Corey Liuget

Monday, September 28th, 2020

The Texans are signing veteran defensive tackle Corey Liuget, according to league sources not authorized to speak publicly. Liuget worked out for the Texans earlier this season and had multiple contract offers from teams. Liuget, 30, is a former Chargers first-round draft pick from Illinois.

Rapid Reaction: Texans fall 28-21 at Pittsburgh in Week 3

Monday, September 28th, 2020

In the second half, an interception proved costly as the Steelers would take the lead for good with a touchdown and 2-point conversion. "Offensively, we have to do a much better job in the second half," head coach and general manager Bill O'Brien said. We ended the first half with a good drive, and then we didn't do anything in the second half.

Steelers stay perfect, keep Texans winless in 28-21 victory

Sunday, September 27th, 2020

Slicing into the backfield relentlessly, the Steelers put the clamps on the Texans in the second half to rally for a 28-21 victory that pushed them to 3-0 for the first time in a decade. Houston managed just 51 yards and two first downs over in the final 30 minutes to fall to 0-3. We didn’t blink, man,” Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said.

Both Watt brothers could have productive day in Texans-Steelers

Saturday, September 26th, 2020

Though Watson is the best signal-caller the Steelers have faced this season, look for the defense to still get a ton of pressure on the quarterback -- and from everywhere on the field. Brooke Pryor Bold prediction: J.J. Watt and T.J. Watt will combine for five sacks. The Watt brothers usually have to check their phones after playing in a game to see how the other pass-rusher did, but on Sunday, they'll get to play in front of each other.

Texans promote running back C.J. Prosise to active roster against the Steelers

Saturday, September 26th, 2020

The Houston Texans have promoted running back C.J. Prosise to the active roster for the second straight week.

Texans ILB Peter Kalambayi ruled out for Steelers

Saturday, September 26th, 2020

Houston Texans inside linebacker Peter Kalambayi has been ruled out for the club's Week 3 encounter with the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field.

The Texans have an identity crisis on offense

Saturday, September 26th, 2020

Deshaun Watson flexed his biceps in celebration, punctuating a successful trick play between himself and his friend. In a moment of chemistry and planning on a play carefully crafted during the bye week last year between the Texans quarterback and wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, Watson handed the football off to running back Duke Johnson who gave it to Hopkins.