Archive for the ‘Houston Texans’ Category

Bill O’Brien: DeAndre Hopkins trade to Cardinals in Texans’ best interest

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

The Arizona Cardinals have been widely regarded as one of the winners of the offseason. Turning David Johnson — his contract — and a second-round pick into an All-Pro wide receiver in DeAndre Hopkins, the Cardinals and GM Steve Keim made a cannonball of a splash, earning high praise from around the NFL. The same can’t be said for the Texans, who seemingly gave away their best player and a draft pick for a running back who lost his starting job in 2019, a second-round in 2020 and fourth-round pic...

Texans’ Justin Reid makes pitch for brother Eric Reid to Bill O’Brien

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Growing up in Louisiana, NFL safeties Justin Reid and Eric Reid never got to play football together beyond their backyard. For the first time last season, the two brothers competed against each other on the field as the Texans absorbed a 16-10 loss to the Carolina Panthers at NRG Stadium as Eric Reid knocked down a Hail Mary pass from Deshaun Watson and recovered a key fumble. The brothers exchanged jerseys and hugs afterward.

McClain’s Mailbag: Are the Texans low-balling Laremy Tunsil?

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

If you’re talking about the column I wrote this week on what they have to do to try to replace the irreplaceable Hopkins with Watson having to spread the ball around, what exactly did you want me to write? It’s hopeless? The season’s over before it’s started?

Laremy Tunsil Aspires to be the NFL’s Highest Paid Offensive Lineman

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

When the Texans traded two first round picks, and a second round pick for Laremy Tunsil last season, they knew they were going to end up where they are currently at. Tunsil played the fourth year of his rookie contract last season. This will be the fifth.

A plea to trust the process of Texans coach-GM Bill O’Brien

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

could have been a quiet offseason for Houston Texans coach-general manager Bill O’Brien. His team has been subtle in free agency, re-signing cornerbacks Bradley Roby and Vernon Hargreaves while bringing in under-whelming safety Eric Murray from the Cleveland Browns and wide receiver Randall Cobb from the Dallas Cowboys. In fact, Houston was able to make waves amidst the quiet sports background of COVID-19 with the signing of Philadelphia Eagle Tim Jernigan on Wednesday.

Texans’ Justin Reid donates $6,500 to Kids’ Meals Houston to help children affected by COVID-19 crisis

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Houston Texans' safety Justin Reid has donated $6,500 to Kids’ Meals Houston to help children affected by the COVID-19 crisis. In addition to the donation, Reed took time out of his day Thursday to pack snacks for kids who are in need of food they would typically get from their school throughout the day. I want to do my part and help however I can,” said Reed.

Texans’ Justin Reid partners with Kid’s Meals Houston to provide food for youth

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Texans veteran safety Justin Reid arrived at Kid's Meals Houston holding an oversized check and a pair of helping hands Thursday afternoon. Reid delivered a $6,500 check to an organization that boosts the nutrition of children during the coronavirus pandemic. He also got personally involved, rolling up his sleeves to package healthy snacks, including trail mix for youth in the community.

Texans’ Lonnie Johnson Jr. determined to raise his game

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

I’m going harder, just trying to grind as much as I can,” Johnson said. When Kobe came and talked to us, he talked about how hard he worked, not taking days off and getting up early. I try to take that example, then leave football at the door when I return to my family.

Dez and Dak back together again and more NFL social media rumors

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

March 27 Does the trade of DeAndre Hopkins to the Arizona Cardinals have Houston Texans star quarterback Deshaun Watson evaluating his options? A few cryptic updates in the aftermath of the trade of his All-Pro receiver have to make Houston fans wonder. Watson isn't the only NFL player making waves on Twitter.

Michele Tafoya shares some spicy takes with SFGATE

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Welcome to the Two-Minute Drill, where we fill you in on all things Bay Area sports in a handy newsletter you can read in under two minutes. Michele Tafoya, as you probably already know, is an extremely accomplished broadcaster. She recently spent time on the phone with SFGATE editorial director Grant Marek, and the two chatted about a number of subjects, including Tafoya's reaction to hearing that the Olympics, which she was scheduled to work, were postponed for a year.