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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 11:42 PM - Permalink
When the rookie wage scale grossly restricted the money earned by players taken at the top of the 2011 draft, a theory emerged that once players became eligible for new contracts after their third NFL seasons, plenty of the men who became quality players would hold out until receiving the money...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 10:29 PM - Permalink
The Texans' 2013 draft class is falling in line with the team’s NFL-worst 2-14 season. Tackle Brennan Williams was waived Monday, further depleting an already-thin offensive line and removing another member from a disappointing draft class that's only seen three players make an NFL...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 8:11 PM - Permalink
The Texans admitted another defeat from the 2013 draft on Monday. They released third-round pick Brennan Williams, thus officially going 0-2 in the third round last year.Williams wrote this on twitter:"I want to thank the Texans and the city of Houston for the great opportunity! It didn't work...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 7:11 PM - Permalink
Jadeveon Clowney's rehab from his June surgery is going well enough that the Houston Texans opted not to put him on the physically unable to perform list.Three players were placed on PUP to start training camp: inside linebacker Brian Cushing, nose tackle Louis Nix and linebacker Trevardo...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 7:08 PM - Permalink
Texans place LB Brian Cushing on physically unable to perform list       ...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 6:33 PM - Permalink
The Houston Texans have released offensive tackle Brennan Williams. The 89th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, Williams was waived with the failed physical designation on Monday...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 6:22 PM - Permalink
On the day they placed offensive tackle Brennan Williams on waivers after he failed his physical, the Texans placed inside linebacker Brian Cushing, outside linebacker Trevardo Williams and nose tackle Louis Nix III on physically unable to perform. That means they didn't pass their physicals,...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 5:39 PM - Permalink
Second-year offensive tackle Brennan Williams was waived by the Texans with the “failed physical” designation on Monday. Williams, a third-round pick in 2013, did not play for the Texans last season after undergoing microfracture surgery on his knee. The 2013 draft has mostly been a...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 5:24 PM - Permalink
Any time a team has multiple picks in the first three rounds, it’s a chance to restock their roster with cheap, high-end talent. The Texans now have nothing left from the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Texans have waived offensive tackle Brennan...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 3:25 PM - Permalink
Time will tell if the Browns’ selection of quarterback Johnny Manziel works out, but this much appears true: from a merchandising standpoint, the move has been a home run thus far. According to the NFL, Manziel’s Cleveland jersey has outsold all other jerseys from April 1 through July...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 12:38 PM - Permalink
We love a punter who doesn't take himself too seriously.Shoot, we love anyone who doesn't take himself too seriously in the often humorless world of NFL football.Colts punter Pat McAfee is that man. After Texans rookie outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney told USA Today his goal as a rookie...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 12:20 PM - Permalink
Texans backup linebacker Ricky Sapp was involved in a situation Sunday that resulted in former Destiny’s Child member Farrah Franklin being arrested in Myrtle Beach, S.C., according to authorities. Sapp, 27, played in five games for the Texans last season. The fourth-year pro was drafted by...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 11:55 AM - Permalink
NFL players Da’Quan Bowers and Ricky Sapp were involved in an altercation with Farrah Franklin, formerly a member of the R&B group Destiny's Child, which resulted in Franklin being arrested for disorderly conduct. The Associated Press reports that Bowers told police that he had flown...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 11:21 AM - Permalink
Coming off a 2-14 campaign, the Texans will enter their first training camp under new head coach Bill O’Brien this weekend. John McClain answers the most pressing questions the team faces as it prepares for the 13th season in franchise history...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 11:07 AM - Permalink
There’s a lot of hype that comes with being drafted first overall, but it is nothing new for Jadeveon Clowney. He entered the 2013 season with some calling him one of the best collegiate defensive players in memory and his blend of size and speed was making people prone to hyperbole long...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Permalink
Texans beat writers John McClain and Brian T. Smith discuss the most important position on the field: quarterback. Are the team’s 2014 fortunes tied to Ryan Fitzpatrick?...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 7:46 AM - Permalink
Reading the coverage of the Houston Texans...Andre Johnson deserves special consideration, writes Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle. He calls the handling of Johnson's situation one of general manager Rick Smith's top five bungles and advocates for the Texans guaranteeing...
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Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 4:36 PM - Permalink
New coach, new quarterback, new team. The 2013 Texans were a Super Bowl contender. The 2014 Texans are an unpredictable preseason mess, possessing Pro Bowl talent at some positions while still trying to figure out who will start where and when for a multitude of slots. Not every area is up for...
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Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 5:36 PM - Permalink
Here are PFT’s 2014 preseason power rankings as of Saturday. The top team will be unveiled on Tuesday, July 22. Click on the team name for an in-depth preview entering training camp: 7. Baltimore Ravens. (AFC rank: 3.) 8. Indianapolis Colts. (AFC rank: 4.) 9. Cincinnati Bengals. (AFC rank:...
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Friday, July 18, 2014 at 9:37 PM - Permalink
Jadeveon Clowney is a question mark heading into training camp. After undergoing sports hernia surgery, the No. 1 overall pick isn't sure that he'll be ready when the Texans start camp July 26...
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Friday, July 18, 2014 at 4:31 PM - Permalink
Last we heard from Houston Texans' outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney, he said he was taking things day by day, improving each day from the sports hernia surgery he had in June.Three days before he and the rest of the Texans' rookies have to report for training camp, that hasn't...
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Friday, July 18, 2014 at 3:50 PM - Permalink
No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney hasn’t been cleared to resume activity after sports hernia surgery, but he hopes it won’t be long. He said he hopes to be cleared by next Saturday, when the Texans begin training camp. "I'm going to try," Clowney said, via Brian...
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Friday, July 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM - Permalink
Examining the Houston Texans' roster:QUARTERBACKS (3)Ryan FitzpatrickTom SavageCase KeenumThey traded away T.J. Yates to the Atlanta Falcons and brought in the veteran Fitzpatrick as the starter and drafted Savage in the fourth round in May. Savage isn't ready to start yet, but they...
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Friday, July 18, 2014 at 7:44 AM - Permalink
Reading the coverage of the Houston Texans...DeAndre Hopkins' rookie season coincided with a great deal of turmoil for the Houston Texans' quarterbacks. During it, Michael Schottey of BleacherReport.com didn't feel Hopkins was the player he'd seen in college. He thinks the Texans...
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Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 3:57 PM - Permalink
On Friday, we’ll start counting down the top 10 teams in PFT’s preseason power rankings. In all, five NFC teams and five AFC clubs have landed in the final 10. To recap, here’s how we’ve ranked the clubs thus far, with a link to our team-by-team previews. Each club’s...
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