Posts Tagged ‘Houston Texans’

Raiders’ Jon Gruden optimistic Trent Brown will play Week 8 vs. Texans

Monday, October 21st, 2019

The Raiders didn't have Trent Brown available Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. Head coach Jon Gruden hopes that was a one-game absence. "I think this week he has a better than 50/50 chance," Gruden said.

Texans bemoan penalties, mistakes in loss to Colts

Monday, October 21st, 2019

The Houston Texans lost the AFC South lead this weekend thanks in large part to penalties and mistakes. ''I think these games come down to penalties,'' coach Bill O'Brien said. ''We have too many self-inflicted penalties.

Fantasy football waiver wire: Four non-QBs you should target in Week 8

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Whether you're an optimist or a pessimist, your fantasy team's glass can't be half-empty, nor can it be half-full right now. The waiver wire is your best source to fortify your roster and start off the second half of the fantasy season on a high note. With that in mind, here are four non-quarterback to consider for waiver claims Tuesday morning, all of whom are in positions to be major contributors next week and beyond, and are owned in fewer than 15 percent of Yahoo and ESPN fantasy leagues.

Texans QB Watson: Ref said he was protecting me on key sack

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson said a costly sack called by an official in Sunday's game was made because the referee was looking after the player's health. Watson appeared to throw a touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins that would have given Houston a lead over the Indianapolis Colts, but referee Tony Corrente's crew instead blew the play dead when they ruled that Watson was in the grasp and had been sacked. Instead of scoring on third down from the 4-yard line and taking a would-be 10-7 lead, the Texans were forced to kick a field goal and still trailed 7-6.

Brissett’s career day leads Colts over Texans

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Jacoby Brissett completed 26 of 39 passes for a career-high 326 yards and four touchdowns to lead the host Indianapolis Colts to a 30-23 win over the Houston Texans in a battle for first in the AFC South. The Texans (4-3) closed within 28-23 on a 4-yard touchdown pass from Deshaun Watson to DeAndre Hopkins with 6:38 left. With under three minutes left and forced to punt from its own end zone, Houston elected to take a safety, conceding two points when punter Bryan Anger ran out of the back of the end zone to make it 30-23 with 2:41 remaining.

Early Week 8 fantasy pickups: Hey, remember DeVante Parker?

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Whether you're sitting pretty in your Week 7 matchup or trying to overcome a deficit, Liz Loza and Matt Harmon have you covered with some waiver wire suggestions who could strengthen your team going forward. With Ryan Fitzpatrick under center, Parker is sure to be a focal point in the passing game. Fantasy gamers had to suffer through Kerryon Johnson leaving the game vs. the Minnesota Vikings with a knee injury.

Jacoby Brissett’s best throws vs. Texans | Week 7

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Watch the best throws from Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett in a Week 7 win over the Houston Texans. This game is streaming live on the Yahoo Sports mobile app, or on CBS

Brissett’s career day leads Colts over Texans

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Jacoby Brissett completed 26 of 39 passes for a career-high 326 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Colts to a 30-23 win over the Houston Texans in a battle for first in the AFC South. The Texans (4-3) closed within 28-23 on a 4-yard touchdown pass from Deshaun Watson to DeAndre Hopkins with 6:38 left. With under three minutes left and forced to punt from its own end zone, Houston elected to take a safety, conceding two points when punter Bryan Anger ran out of the back of the end zone to make it 30-23 with 2:44 remaining.

Quick whistle by officials wipes out an amazing Deshaun Watson play

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Deshaun Watson of the Houston Texans had an amazing touchdown taken off the board due to an in-the-grasp call. Deshaun Watson's best play this season didn't even count. Watson escaped from one sack attempt by the Indianapolis Colts, then another.

Sunday’s Patriots-free slate loaded with intrigue

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

The Colts beat KC in KC two weeks ago. Deshaun Watson's completed 58 of his past 75 throws and has six TD passes and a pick. Most importantly, he hasn't been sacked in two games after going down 18 times in the first four.