Houston Texans Articles

A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 14, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Browns (4-8) at Steelers (9-3) Cleveland’s Colt...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 13, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Eagles (4-7) at Seahawks (4-7) When the schedule...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Everything seems to be pointing toward Houston Texans quarterback Matt Leinart having a successful debut as the team’s starter in Week 13 at Jacksonville. Leinart takes over for Matt Schaub, who went on injured reserve this week. He inherits a...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
Matt Leinart is at quarterback for the Houston Texans this week, and perhaps the remainder of the season as Matt Schaub went on injured reserve with a foot injury. And as one key starter goes down, another is expected to return this week in...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
It’s the last week of byes for the 2011 NFL season. And we lose some powerhouses this week at all four positions. Which means you're going to have dredge the waiver wire to save your team's chances of making the playoffs. Here's a few of the big...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
Marshawn Lynch, RB, Seahawks “Beast Mode” was in full effect in Seattle, as the Hawks powered to a 22–17 victory over the Ravens. With Qwest Field’s “12th Man” rocking, Lynch rumbled for 109 yards and one TD on a workhorse-load of 32 carries,...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
The Houston Texans can't catch a break. Or maybe they're catching too many. After suffering through injuries to seemingly all their star players, the news got even worse this week when head coach Gary Kubiak revealed that quarterback Matt...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Andre Johnson was supposed to play in Week 8. But things don't always play out the way they're supposed to for fantasy football owners. After practicing on Wednesday and Thursday and looking like he was on pace to start this Sunday for the...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 6, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Bills (4-1) at Giants (3-2) The Wide Right Bowl will...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Andre Johnson's hamstring surgery is causing a lot of speculation in fantasy football circles. While the Houston Texans star wide receiver  was originally scheduled to only be out "a couple of weeks" but there is some speculation that he...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
The New York Jets have traded wide receiver Derrick Mason to the Houston Texans for an undisclosed, but allegedly very low, NFL draft pick. The 37-year old Mason had spent eight seasons with the Tennessee Titans (1997-2004) and six seasons...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Last week, it was the best player on offense. This week, the Houston Texans’ best defender went down with an injury. All-Pro defensive end-turned-linebacker Mario Williams will miss the rest of the season with a torn pectoral muscle. He was...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
Attention NFL teams! Need help at wide receiver? If so, Terrell Owens wants you to know he is available. Owens, who had surgery to repair a torn ACL in April, said in an interview this week that he plans to be ready to play in less than a month...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
The Houston Texans suffered a setback on offense in Sunday’s game against Pittsburgh with an injury to receiver Andre Johnson. The exact nature of Johnson’s injury varied over the last couple of days, but reports on Tuesday have indicated he will...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers The Super Bowl XLV MVP broke out his title belt celebration six times during a 49–23 blowout of the Broncos. Accounting for a half-dozen TDs during the rout, Rodgers completed 29-of-38 (76.3 percent) passes for a...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Non-contact injuries are often the worst ones. That was the feeling in Houston yesterday when Texans All-Pro wide receiver Andre Johnson fell untouched to the Reliant Stadium turf. Many speculated that it could be a knee injury – which would...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 4, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Lions (3-0) at Cowboys (2-1) Is it Thanksgiving already...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
-by Ralph Vacchiano You knew that Tom Brady and Drew Brees would be leading the NFL in passing yardage, even this early in the season. But come on, who would’ve guessed that Cam Newton would be third? Darren McFadden as the NFL’s rushing...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
"Game time decision" may be the worst three words fantasy football owners can hear. But that's exactly what owners of Arian Foster and Beanie Wells have to deal with this week. Both players are still struggling with hamstring injuries and...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 2, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Jaguars (1-1) at Panthers (0-2) These 1995 expansion...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
With the season-ending injury to Jamaal Charles and the nagging hamstring injury to Arian Foster, two names have emerged as the "you have to go get" players from your fantasy football waiver wire: Dexter McCluster and Ben Tate. They're two...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
By RALPH VACCHIANO Six months ago, there was no guarantee this would ever happen. Yet here we finally are, in opening week. The lockout scared everyone and threatened take away football, but in the end the NFL hasn’t missed a beat. In fact,...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Peyton Manning’s second neck surgery won’t impact his time-of-possession on television this weekend. No, the pain in the neck won’t stop the No. 1-ranked Nielson Co. ad man, who will continue to dominate the airwaves in spots for MasterCard,...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
It's official, Peyton Manning is out for the majority, if not all, of the 2011 NFL season. The Boogie Man for all the non-Indiana AFC South teams won't be under their bed this year. Which means it's really now or never for the Houston Texans....
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
By RALPH VACCHIANO It's almost impossible for one person to change a game in the NFL. There are no isolation plays, like in basketball. There's no one with the ability to make an impact like a dominant pitcher in baseball or a hot goalie in...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago

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