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AP source: Watson plans to report to Houston Texans camp

Sunday, July 25th, 2021

HOUSTON – Deshaun Watson plans to report to Houston Texans training camp Sunday, a person familiar with his decision told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. The person added that the quarterback still wants to be traded and is reporting solely to avoid being fined.

No Watson? No Worry? Texans Training Camp Preview: QBs

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

As the Houston Texans' training camp draws near, will dive into each position group looking at the sure things, battles to watch, and potential sleepers to keep an eye on as the summer progresses. Today: Quarterbacks. Let's start by addressing the elephant in the room.

Solomon: Texans remain one big question mark

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

A first-year general manager, a rookie head coach, and some 50 new players — mostly castoffs from other teams — on a roster that was among the worst in the NFL last season. Need I mention the star-level quarterback whose official status is uncertain, but unofficial status is persona non grata? I’d like to argue that there isn’t enough information to be definitive about what the Texans will be in 2021, but that would be disingenuous.

Uncertainty with Watson overshadows start of Texans camp

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

Tuesday, Aug. 3 at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 6 at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m.

Rodgers, Watson drama tops NFL training camp storylines

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

As all NFL training camps get underway this week, a cloud of uncertainty hangs over two great quarterbacks who want fresh starts and two front offices set against granting those wishes. How landscape-altering are these resolutions going to be? If Rodgers returns to the Packers, they might win the Super Bowl.

Jonathan Greenard begs other NFL players to get vaccine after stepfather dies

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

Several NFL players have pushed back against the league’s stance on COVID-19 vaccinations, but at least one has personal reasons for supporting his football brethren taking their shots. Houston Texans linebacker Jonathan Greenard’s stepfather, Washington Varnum Jr., died at 54 from complications of the virus earlier this year, prompting Greenard to get vaccinated and encourage other players to do so. I’m young and in good health, as most of us NFL players are.

After stepfather’s death, Texans’ Jonathan Greenard has message for NFL players wary of COVID vaccine

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

Texans DL Jonathan Greenard, whose stepfather died of COVID-19 this year, said he doesn't want other NFL players "to have to learn the hard way."

4 big storylines heading into Texans training camp

Friday, July 23rd, 2021

The Houston Texans have four storylines that will surround them as they open up camp on July 27.

Former Texans assistant Greg Knapp dies of injuries after being hit by car

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

Greg Knapp (aka Knapper) was called back home to Heaven, where he will be reunited with his Dad,” the statement said. The family said in the statement that Knapp was struck by a car while riding his bicycle in the city of San Ramon in the San Francisco Bay Area and never regained consciousness. He was surrounded by his mother, wife, three daughters and his brother when he died.

Would Star WR DeAndre Hopkins Quit NFL Over COVID Policy?

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

Opinions have been varied on the COVID-19 vaccine since the pandemic's inception, and now that the NFL has continued to bring down an iron fist to convince players to get the vaccination some stars are speaking out. This comes after the NFL informed teams Thursday that should a COVID-19 outbreak occur amongst a team's unvaccinated players, the team will be required to forfeit that game and credited with a loss.