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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 4:30 PM - Permalink
The Texans placed veteran center Chris Myers on waivers Wednesday, and he's looking forward to exploring his options and finding his next destination. "I'm super appreciative of everything that happened here," Myers said. "The Texans are a first-class organization from Bob...
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 3:53 PM - Permalink
Mayor Annise Parker discusses Andre Johnson’s pending departure from the Texans at a press conference Wednesday at City Hall...
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 1:26 PM - Permalink
NFL free agency is right around the corner, beginning at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10. The Texans have not been big players in free agency over the years, save for the 2011 signings of defensive backs Johnathan Joseph and Daniel Manning. ESPN Insider KC Joyner predicted Denver tight end...
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 10:16 AM - Permalink
Bill O’Brien: The Texans belong to you. Bob McNair still owns the team. Rick Smith remains the general manager. But the moment Andre Johnson walked away, asking Monday for a trade or his release, O’Brien took total control. The old ways are over. The new world has begun. These are...
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Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 2:13 PM - Permalink
Craig Biggio is the exception to the rule when it comes to Houston sports. Twenty years with the same team and being elected to the Hall of Fame? That doesn’t happen very often. With Monday’s news that franchise icon Andre Johnson asked the Texans to trade or cut him after being told of...
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Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 11:12 AM - Permalink
With Monday’s news that Andre Johnson’s days as a Texans are numbered, there will be plenty of talk about the wide receiver’s legacy with the franchise. It’s a safe bet his No. 80 will be the first one retired by the franchise, and he’ll likely be a candidate for the...
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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 10:27 PM - Permalink
It didn’t take long after news broke Monday that Texans star Andre Johnson wants out for the social media world to take notice. Even before the tributes and opinions started to roll in, the seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver took to Instagram to thank the fans and city of Houston for his 12...
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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9:10 PM - Permalink
Monday’s request by Andre Johnson that the Texans trade or release him caught many off guard. Be it Facebook or Twitter and everything in between, NFL fans everywhere took to social media to express their feelings on the unofficial end of an era in Houston. Johnson, meanwhile, used the same...
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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 8:43 PM - Permalink
With Texans star wide receiver Andre Johnson on Monday asking the team for a trade or to be released, take a look at his 10 best games as a pro in the gallery above...
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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 8:42 PM - Permalink
Andre Johnson and the Texans are closer than ever to parting ways after the greatest player in franchise history requested to be released or traded. Johnson and the Texans have spent years building toward this divide, which showed a clear fracture last offseason, when the seven-time Pro Bowler...
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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 8:25 PM - Permalink
Andre Johnson's Texans career is all but over. The team has given the 12-year receiver's agent, Kennard McGuire, permission to seek a trade, and if a deal cannot be worked out, Johnson will be cut and free to negotiate with any team. The Texans wanted Johnson, who will turn 34 in July and...
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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 6:49 PM - Permalink
NEW YORK �" Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is listed as the world’s 35th wealthiest billionaire for 2015, according to a list released Monday by Forbes Magazine. Both Texans owner Bob McNair and Rockets owner Leslie Alexander made the cut. Michael Jordan, owner of the Charlotte...
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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 12:27 PM - Permalink
The NFL’s salary cap for the 2015 season will be $143.28 million. The Texans enter the week with about $13.1 million in cap room and face several key decisions, including potentially re-signing cornerback Kareem Jackson to a new deal and wide receiver Andre Johnson’s large cap figure...
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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 11:49 AM - Permalink
Texans owner Bob McNair’s net worth has been valued at $2.4 billion, according to Forbes. McNair is the No. 782 richest person in the world and the 276th in the United States. The man who helped return pro football to Houston ranks No. 261 on Forbes’ Top 400. He moved up 87 spots in the...
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Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 2:46 PM - Permalink
Inside linebacker Brian Cushing underwent surgery three times after the season to help him get ready for his seventh season with the Texans. Not only did Cushing undergo surgery to repair a broken right wrist, but he also had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and left ankle. “Left ankle,...
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Friday, February 27, 2015 at 12:57 AM - Permalink
Houston will host its third Super Bowl in February 2017 when Super Bowl LI is played at NRG Stadium. However, the stadium itself requires some significant upgrades over the next two years before the AFC and NFC Champions line up for kickoff. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7:26 PM - Permalink
As far as the NFL is concerned, the Astrodome won't be an issue for Super Bowl LI that will be played at NRG Stadium in February of 2017. Although what to do with the Astrodome is a hot-button issue with the Texans, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and Harris County Judge Ed Emmett,...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7:14 PM - Permalink
Before Houston hosts Super Bowl LI, NRG Stadium needs upgrades, including Wi-Fi installation and improvements to suites and club seats, according to Peter O'Reilly, the NFL's Senior Vice President of Events. O'Reilly on Thursday said the improvements should be paid for by Harris County...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 3:39 PM - Permalink
The Kansas City Chiefs waived veteran tight end Anthony Fasano on Thursday, freeing up about $2 million in salary cap space that they could use to keep All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston. The Chiefs have been unable to come to a long-term deal with Houston, making it likely that they will place the...
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Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 9:33 AM - Permalink
Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory said before the combine that he thinks he’s worthy of being the first overall pick of this year’s draft. With the Buccaneers in need of a quarterback in a year with Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota available, that’s unlikely to happen but at...
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 3:35 PM - Permalink
Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry said Wednesday he is in remission, on a 30-month maintenance program, is working out and hoping to rejoin the team. Quessenberry was diagnosed with lymphoma in June and underwent treatment at MD Anderson. He said he has completed his radiation treatments...
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 2:58 PM - Permalink
During an appearance with teammates at Texas Children's Hospital on Wednesday, quarterback Ryan Mallett made it clear that he's hoping to sign a new contract that will keep him in Houston. "I'd like to come back," Mallett said. "Hopefully, we can get something worked...
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 1:46 PM - Permalink
The Baltimore Raves have cut receiver Jacoby Jones, who played a key role in their Super Bowl triumph two years ago. Jones, who began his career with the Texans, seemingly confirmed his release on Twitter. #RavensNation it’s been real….. #luv �" Jacoby jones...
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 5:40 PM - Permalink
ESPN has unveiled its “great analytics rankings” and unlike their Houston pro sports brethren, the Texans do no appear to be believers. Houston was placed in the “skeptics” category with 11 other teams — six of whom made the playoffs in 2014. Here’s what ESPN had...
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Monday, February 23, 2015 at 1:31 PM - Permalink
The NFL scouting combine lacked big names this year and didn’t have any of the buzz of 2014, when Johnny Manziel, Jadeveon Clowney and Michael Sam were testing their talents on live TV and the Texans held the No. 1 overall pick. But Jameis Winston shined, the 2015 draft is deep at skill...
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