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Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 7:05 PM - Permalink
This is cornerback Johnathan Joseph's fifth training camp with the Texans and his 10th overall. He's starting opposite Kareem Jackson for a fifth consecutive season. "The more you have familiarity with each other — me and Kareem are seeing through the same set of eyes — the...
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Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 6:57 PM - Permalink
Rookie outside linebacker Reshard Cliett left the practice field on a cart and taken back to NRG Stadium after suffering an apparent right knee injury. Also, second-year nose tackle Louis Nix III repaired to the Methodist Training Center possibly because of heat-related issues. Bill O'Brien had...
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Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 5:08 PM - Permalink
The Houston Chronicle’s John McClain and Brian Smith report that last year’s No. 1 overall draft pick, Jadeveon Clowney, could return to practice in as soon as two weeks. (Video produced by Brett Coomer)...
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Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 4:57 PM - Permalink
The Houston Chronicle’s John McClain and Brian T. Smith break down the Texans’ quarterback situation and talk about head coach Bill O’Brien defending his signal-callers. (Video produced by Brett Coomer)...
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Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 4:16 PM - Permalink
For the second consecutive practice, Jeff Adams was working at left guard with the starters, and Xavier Su'a-Filo was working with the second team. Coach Bill O'Brien cautions about reading too much into who's working with the starters and backups because they like to rotate players...
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Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 4:04 PM - Permalink
After a brutal reminder of the Houston heat during Day 1 of Texans training camp, head coach Bill O’Brien’s was back at on Sunday, and the Chronicle was there to capture all the best shots. Click through the above gallery for a look at all the action from NRG Park...
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Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 3:57 PM - Permalink
Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson didn't need to do any research on his new defensive backfield-mate Rahim Moore when the latter signed with the Texans last spring. Jackson and the former Denver Broncos safety were already tight. "I've been knowing Kareem since I came out of...
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Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 3:53 PM - Permalink
Despite a hard practice on a humid morning, J.J. Watt shortchanged nobody afterwards, not the multitude of fans who pleaded for his autograph nor the media, who never run out of questions for the NFL's reigning Defensive Player-of-the-Year. "It never gets old and it's never going to...
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Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 2:47 PM - Permalink
Barring any setbacks, linebacker Jadeveon Clowney will resume practicing with the Texans Aug. 17, when the team returns to work following its first preseason game, coach Bill O'Brien indicated after training-camp practice Sunday. "I would say the goal is to get him back on the field on...
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Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 1:48 PM - Permalink
This is finally Christian Covington's time. It's not quite the time when the Texans rookie and former Rice first-team All-Conference USA defensive lineman runs on the NFL field to the chants of "Cov-ing-ton, Cov-ing-ton." Those are still a few years away. But this is his time to...
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 6:40 PM - Permalink
Houston Chronicle sports writers Brian Smith and Jerome Solomon discuss the Texans quarterback battle after Day 1 of training camp. (Video produced by Brett Coomer)...
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 6:30 PM - Permalink
The Texans went back to work with only three players on the physically-unable-to-perform list. The oft-injured receiver Alan Bonner looked so good in his fitness test, according to O'Brien, that he was activated Friday afternoon. O'Brien didn't address the decision to release offensive...
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 6:29 PM - Permalink
Nose tackle Vince Wilfork is a 12-year veteran and five-time Pro-Bowler with two Super Bowl rings won while he was a Patriot. But he said Saturday one of the big reasons he chose the Texans was because his daughter was fascinated by J.J. Watt and wanted to be introduced to him. That finally...
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 6:21 PM - Permalink
Houston Chronicle sports writers Dale Robertson and Brian Smith talk about the opening of Houston Texans training camp. (Video produced by Brett Coomer)...
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 6:19 PM - Permalink
Houston Chronicle sports writers Dale Robertson and Brian Smith talk about the Texans quarterback situation following the first training camp practice. (Video produced by Brett Coomer)...
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 6:14 PM - Permalink
It may be the first day of training camp, but J.J. Watt mania is in full swing already. Fans reach and yell to get Watt’s attention during an autograph session after practice...
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 4:18 PM - Permalink
On the very first snap of training camp Saturday morning, Brian Hoyer was under center for the Texans' starting offense. That's where he stayed for seemingly most of the practice, too, but seeing wasn't believing according to the man in charge. Coach Bill O'Brien insisted the Texans...
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 3:55 PM - Permalink
Check out the best photos from Texans training camp...
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 3:22 PM - Permalink
Texans coach Bill O'Brien had no complaints about the Texans' fitness or effort level in their first training camp practice Saturday, but the team's execution left much room for improvement, he said, and the fact that it was opening day didn't make the mistakes acceptable. "We...
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 1:53 PM - Permalink
The weirdest quirk regarding the Texans' roster is that six of the team's eight cornerbacks are listed at 188 pounds, although that's unlikely to be accurate because several veterans' weights haven't been updated since last season. For the moment, however, starters Johnathan...
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 1:35 PM - Permalink
Without No. 80 playing opposite him, DeAndre Hopkins will see a lot of double coverage in his third season. Last season, Hopkins caught 76 passes for 1,210 yards and six touchdowns. Andre Johnson, who contributed 85 receptions, was released and signed with Indianapolis. "I feel a lot...
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 1:20 PM - Permalink
Defensive end Jared Crick is a second-year starter and a four-year veteran. Last season, Crick played mostly on run downs but still recorded 3 ½ sacks. This season, he should get more playing time in passing situations. "I thought I did well," Crick said when asked his opinion...
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 1:00 PM - Permalink
This is cornerback Johnathan Joseph's 10th training camp, including his fifth with the Texans. Joseph, who signed a contract extension in the offseason, talked about the first day of practice at coach Bill O'Brien's second training camp. "It was a great first day," Joseph...
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 11:55 AM - Permalink
The actual NFL season hasn’t started, but that doesn’t mean Texans fans aren’t getting rowdy for a little bit of football. The Texans reported to training camp on Saturday to thousands of fans showing full support. The regular season starts September 13 at home against the Chiefs,...
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 10:00 AM - Permalink
Houston Chronicle sports writers John McClain, Brian T. Smith and Dale Robertson discuss the Houston Texans and offer their predictions for the team’s 2015 record...
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