Archive for the ‘Houston Texans’ Category

Texans confirm Deshaun Watson won’t play vs. Panthers despite Tyrod Taylor injury

Monday, September 20th, 2021

Tyrod Taylor suffered a hamstring injury on Sunday against the Browns, and is now listed as day-to-day ahead of their Thursday night matchup against the Panthers.

NFL power rankings: A lesson on what to do — and what not to do — as head coach

Monday, September 20th, 2021

Detroit Lions beat reporter Dave Birkett updates his power rankings after an action-packed Week 2 Sunday.

Mayfield Shakes Injury to Lead Browns to 31-21 Win Over Texans

Monday, September 20th, 2021

First half Though the Browns received the ball first, a third-and-out set up a punt to the visiting Texans. However, a botched return and subsequent recovery by the Browns set Baker Mayfield and the offense up in enemy territory. After a quick score, the Browns found themselves with an early 7-0 lead.

Mayfield shakes off injury, leads Browns past Texans 31-21

Sunday, September 19th, 2021

Mayfield came back after the injury to throw a touchdown pass and run for a TD, leading Cleveland to a 31-21 win Sunday over the Houston Texans, who were in it until starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor hurt his hamstring. Nick Chubb had a 26-yard touchdown run for the Browns (1-1), who bounced back from blowing a double-digit lead and losing at Kansas City to thrill their first capacity home crowd since 2019.

Texans’ Taylor injured, further muddying QB situation

Sunday, September 19th, 2021

Tyrod Taylor suffered a hamstring injury in the first half and didn't return after halftime, forcing the Texans to play rookie Davis Mills the entire second half of a 31-21 loss to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Taylor, who has been slowed by injuries the past few seasons, completed 10 of 11 passes for 125 yards, threw a touchdown pass, ran 15 yards for a score and had the Texans (1-1) tied 14-all at halftime before going to the locker room and being ruled out. Texans coach David Culley said Taylor got hurt late in the second quarter.

Live updates: Cleveland Browns NFL home opener vs. the Houston Texans

Sunday, September 19th, 2021

The Cleveland Browns play their home opener Sunday afternoon at 1 when they welcome the Houston Texans to town. The Browns (0-1) lost their season opener 33-29 last week at Kansas City — blowing a 12-point lead against the Chiefs. The Texans (1-0) were 37-21 winners over the Jacksonville Jaguars, winning David Culley's debut as head coach and spoiling the NFL debut of a more famous coach, Urban Meyer.

Can Texans’ Revamped Defense Slay Browns’ Two-Headed RB Monster?

Saturday, September 18th, 2021

I’ve been saying the same thing over and over just about how I love the aggressiveness of this defense just how guys attack downhill. "I think that the reads are easier in run game. I think that guys are flying to the ball and I think when you have that type of effort, which I think the effort level is way higher as well.

Texans DC Lovie Smith says they need ‘all hands on deck’ along the defensive line

Saturday, September 18th, 2021

The Houston Texans took a hit along the defensive line in Week 1, and defensive coordinator Lovie Smith says they need all hands on deck.

Browns vs. Texans: Week 2 Need to Know

Saturday, September 18th, 2021

The Cleveland Browns open the home portion of the 2021 season on Sunday when they host the Houston Texans at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Browns are coming off a frustrating loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, while the Texans took advantage of rookie quarterback Trevor Lawrence and overmatched head coach Urban Meyer to take down the Jacksonville Jaguars. Cleveland will be looking to mirror the 2020 season, where they lost in Week 1 then used the home opener to embark on a four-game winning streak.

Jadeveon Clowney looks to take off with Browns in Texans reunion: ‘It’ll be personal’

Saturday, September 18th, 2021

In Jadeveon Clowney's world, sushi is a metaphor for Cleveland. Clowney didn't want anything to do with sushi until his high school football coach Bobby Carroll got him hooked on it during the dinners they enjoyed years ago at Red Bowl Asian Bistro in Rock Hill, South Carolina, where the Browns defensive end grew up. Now he loves to eat sushi rolls,” Carroll said Thursday in a phone interview with the Beacon Journal.