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NFL Source: Eagles Remain Interested In Trade For Texans QB Deshaun Watson

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Meanwhile, the Eagles are trying to straighten themselves out as well, having traded away Carson Wentz with a tentative plan to hand their QB job to young Jalen Hurts - except that our source insists that Philadelphia's desire to secure Watson remains in place. The timetable? That has likely changed, as while once upon a time this was to be a pre-NFL Draft bidding war, the uncertainly of Watson's future has caused the bidding to dry up.

How long will it take to rebuild the Houston Texans?

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

The Houston Texans are at the beginning of a rebuild. How long will it take for them to get back to being one of the dominant teams in the AFC?

NFL Notes: Kraft optimistic for full crowds in fall

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

The only element of the offseason that is mandatory for players in the mini-camps that typically take place in June. Those three-day gatherings are typically the end of the offseason program for most teams, and they lead into a six-week down period ahead of training camp. Multiple reports indicated NFLPA president JC Tretter is pushing the players to sit out OTAs due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Four Areas the Houston Texans Have Actually Upgraded This Offseason

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

I Support Local Community Journalism Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free. In the midst of all the drama surrounding Deshaun Watson, and with the Texans largely rendered irrelevant in the upcoming NFL Draft (the first night of the draft is two weeks from Thursday) because Bill O'Brien's crappy trades have left them without a first or second round pick, we sometimes need a reminder that the team HAS actually been making an effort to improve its r...

Report states Notre Dame has hired John Aylward as a football analyst

Monday, April 12th, 2021

A Football Scoop report states that the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have hired John Aylward , a former Houston Texans assistant coach, as an analyst. Aylward was with the Texans for the past two years and as an intern the year before — while he was playing on offense for the Division II St. Anslem Hawks football team. In a bio from the Tewksbury Town Crier about Aylward’s hire by the Texans, a fun paragraph included inside: “Before attending St. Anselm, Aylward spent a year at Williston Northampto...

Texans waive G Beau Benzschawel, WR Steven Mitchell

Monday, April 12th, 2021

The Houston Texans have waived guard Beau Benzschawel and receiver Steven Mitchell.

DeAndre Hopkins Trade Named “Best Sports Transaction of the Year” By MIT

Monday, April 12th, 2021

The Houston Texans have made a multitude of roster mistakes over the last few seasons, not the least of which was trading now five-time pro-bowler DeAndre Hopkins to the Arizona Cardinals in March of 2020. That widely-criticized (then and now) trade, which sent Hopkins and a fourth-round pick to the Cardinals in exchange for running back David Johnson, a second-round pick, and a 2021 fourth-round pick, is now once again haunting the embattled Houston franchise, winning the Best Sports Transactio...

Deshaun Watson Trade Rumors: Teams Previously Eyeing QB Have ‘Removed Themselves’

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Teams have reportedly "removed themselves" from discussions about trading for Deshaun Watson amid rampant allegations of sexual assault and misconduct against the Houston Texans quarterback. Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated reported teams would like "clarity" from the situation before deciding whether to proceed with any potential trade. More than 20 women have filed lawsuits against Watson, alleging acts such as unwanted sexual advances and forced oral sex.

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Sunday, April 11th, 2021

In his case, you know, it’s kind of you don’t negotiate with terrorists,” Wilson said on WEEI’s “The Greg Hill Show” on March 19. People are demanding money, they’re asking for money. It kept escalating, it kept going up and up and up.

Texans DC Smith ‘Honored’ To Join Culley’s Staff

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

From the day David Culley was named head coach of the Houston Texans, it appeared coaches were keen to work with him with roles around him filling remarkably quickly. And this certainly seems the case for defensive coordinator Lovie Smith, who described working for Culley's first NFL staff as an "honor." "I thought it was an honor to be a part of his first staff," admitted Smith.