Texans look to bright future with Watson after playoff exit

Football 01/06/19, 17:25

Houston's impressive turnaround after a 0-3 start ended in disappointment with a loss to the Indianapolis Colts in the wild-card round.Still, the Texans remain optimistic about their future because they're confident they've finally found their franchise quarterback in Deshaun Watson after years of misfires at the position."Every position is important ...

Texans clinch; look to improve as they chase division title

Football 12/24/18, 16:01

The Houston Texans were on a plane returning from their loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday when they learned that Pittsburgh's loss to New Orleans had clinched their spot in the playoffs.And according to coach Bill O'Brien the team did nothing to celebrate the moment."We were all watching the ...

Texans look ahead to bigger goals after reaching 10 wins

Football 12/16/18, 18:06

The Houston Texans moved closer to clinching the AFC South by bouncing back from last week's loss with a win over the Jets.Now they'll try to get banged-up players DeAndre Hopkins and Lamar Miller healthy before visiting the Super Bowl champion Eagles next week. A win could leave open the ...

O’Brien defends late penalty from Clowney in loss to Colts

Sports 12/10/18, 15:30

Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien on Monday defended Jadeveon Clowney and his late offside penalty that factored into Houston's 24-21 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, which ended a nine-game winning streak."He's an aggressive player and you never want to take away that aggressiveness," O'Brien said. "In that situation, ...

Texans defense looks to improve after 9th straight win

Sports 12/03/18, 18:55

With the defense forcing a season-high four turnovers, the Houston Texans extended their winning streak to nine games with a win over the Browns.But as good as the unit has been, the Texans believe they can get much better down the stretch with the first test coming on Sunday against ...

Texans look to build on big rushing performance

Football 11/27/18, 19:36

The Texans set a team record by running for 281 yards in beating Tennessee.Now they will try to keep their running game going against Cleveland when they attempt to extend their franchise-record winning streak to nine games.Houston's big rushing performance came thanks in large part to the performance of Lamar ...

Houston Texans founder and owner McNair dies at 81

Football 11/23/18, 19:31

Robert "Bob" McNair, billionaire founder and owner of the Houston Texans, has died. He was 81.One of the NFL's most influential owners, McNair had battled both leukemia and squamous cell carcinoma in recent years before dying in Houston on Friday. The team did not immediately release a cause of death, ...

Houston Texans founder and owner McNair dies at 81

Sports 11/23/18, 19:27

Robert "Bob" McNair, billionaire founder and owner of the Houston Texans, has died. He was 81.One of the NFL's most influential owners, McNair had battled both leukemia and squamous cell carcinoma in recent years before dying in Houston on Friday. The team did not immediately release a cause of death, ...

Texans face Titans, go for franchise-record 8th straight win

Sports 11/23/18, 15:37

The Houston Texans have matched a franchise record for most consecutive wins and are the first team since the 1925 New York Giants to win seven straight games after opening a season 0-3.Despite this impressive streak, they're far from satisfied and know they'll have to continue to improve to get ...

Texans look to push streak to franchise-record 8 games

Sports 11/19/18, 18:21

The Texans became the first team since 1925 to win seven straight after starting 0-3 with a victory over Washington on Sunday.They go for a franchise record for consecutive wins when they host AFC South rival Tennessee next Monday night. Despite their streak, they know that they have plenty more ...

Texans roll to sixth straight win entering bye week

Football 11/05/18, 19:22

The Houston Texans have won six straight games for the first time since 2012, leaving their terrible start behind them and putting them firmly in control of the AFC South as they head into their week off.Despite the dramatic turnaround, coach Bill O'Brien and the Texans (6-3) know that they ...

A half-dozen NFL coaches worthy of praise this season

Football 10/29/18, 03:23

Some fans are shaking their heads in wonderment at the performances of some first-year head coaches who keep on losing. Others are campaigning to get rid of an incumbent.Yet there's an impressive number of men doing terrific jobs who deserve to be praised as we approach the halfway mark of ...

Texans’ Will Fuller out for season with torn knee ligament

Football 10/26/18, 12:51

Texans receiver Will Fuller has a torn knee ligament and will miss the rest of the season.He was injured during the fourth quarter of Houston's win over Miami on Thursday night. He became entangled with a defender and tumbled to the ground.Coach Bill O'Brien said Friday he doesn't know when ...

Houston was 0-3, Miami was 3-0. Now both are 4-3.

Football 10/24/18, 17:34

The Houston Texans began the season 0-3 despite high expectations. They've now won four in a row, and those high expectations have returned.Miami had a good start, going 3-0, but now has faltered and stands 4-3 with an uncertain situation at quarterback.Things are looking up for AFC South leader Houston, ...

Texans have quick turnaround as they look to stay on a roll

Football 10/22/18, 22:06

The Houston Texans have put their 0-3 start behind them, winning four straight games capped by Sunday's victory over the Jaguars to move into first place in the AFC South. But they won't have much time to celebrate their recent success with the Dolphins coming to town on Thursday night. "We got ...

Houston’s Hal returns to practice after fight with cancer

Football 10/17/18, 11:22

Safety Andre Hal, who is in remission after being diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma, resumed practicing with the Houston Texans on Wednesday, giving the team 21 days to take him off the non-football illness list and add him to the active roster.Hal was diagnosed with the disease in May and immediately ...

Watson hit 19 times as Texans beat Bills 20-13

Texas 10/15/18, 02:57

Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans got their third straight win on Sunday.But it came with a price as the already-banged up quarterback took 19 more hits in the 20-13 victory over the Buffalo Bills.Watson was sacked seven times and took 12 other hits from the Bills. The second-year player, ...

Texans try to limit Watson’s hits as they prepare for Bills

Football 10/11/18, 16:05

Everyone agrees that Deshaun Watson took far too many hits last week against the Dallas Cowboys.That doesn't mean Houston's quarterback is going to change the way he plays on Sunday when the Texans (2-3) host the Buffalo Bills (2-3).Many of those hits against Dallas came on runs when he simply ...

Houston Texans look to fix red zone woes

Football 10/08/18, 20:51

The Houston Texans got their second straight win on Sunday after an 0-3 start, but they still have plenty of room for improvement.Notably in the red zone where they managed just one touchdown in six trips against the Cowboys."We've got to make major improvements there because we're moving the ball, ...

Watson helps Texans to 19-16 win over Cowboys in overtime

Football 10/08/18, 04:05

Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson has a knack for making big plays, whether it's with his arm or his feet.But after the quarterback took a few too many unnecessary hits in a 19-16 overtime win against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night, his teammates wondered if maybe he should dial things ...

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