Update: 7 Hall of Famers set to announce picks

Sports 04/26/19, 17:43

The Latest on the NFL draft (all times EDT):6:40 p.m.Seven Pro Football Hall of Famers will announce selections for their former teams at the NFL draft.Mississippi State defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons, center, poses with Tennessee Titans owner Amy Adams Strunk, left, and head coach Mike Vrabel, right, during an NFL ...

Hopkins’ big season helps Texans to playoffs

Sports 01/03/19, 15:17

DeAndre Hopkins had the best season of his career, carrying Houston's receivers in a year the group was decimated by injuries.Now the self-described best receiver in the NFL will need another big performance for the Texans to get a win over the Colts in the wild-card game on Saturday."I feel ...

Texans have history of success in wild-card game

Football 12/31/18, 18:37

Wild-card games have been a good place for the Houston Texans.The Texans return to the playoffs Saturday for the third time in four years when they host the Indianapolis Colts in a wild-card game. The Texans have won three of their previous four such games.Their last playoff win came in ...

Texans win AFC South, Patriots earn wild-card bye

Football 12/30/18, 18:01

The New England Patriots have earned a first-round AFC playoff bye.Yawn.More exciting is what Houston has done. The Texans rallied from losing their first three games to win the AFC South and will be the No 3 seed, hosting a wild-card contest next weekend.Houston (11-5) easily handled Jacksonville 20-3 Sunday ...

Texans clinch AFC South title with 20-3 win over Jaguars

Football 12/30/18, 16:17

The Houston Texans clinched the AFC South title as Deshaun Watson threw for 234 yards and ran for a touchdown, and DeAndre Hopkins had 147 yards receiving in a 20-3 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.The Texans (11-5) won nine in a row after starting 0-3 to save their ...

Texans need win against Jags to clinch division

Football 12/27/18, 16:30

The Houston Texans are already in the playoffs but need a win against Jacksonville on Sunday to clinch the AFC South and have a chance for a first-round bye."That's the main thing we're thinking about is clinching this division, nothing else," receiver DeAndre Hopkins said. "In order for us to ...

Hopkins’ great hands have Texans on verge of AFC South title

Football 12/20/18, 19:00

DeAndre Hopkins believes if a ball comes near him he should catch it."That's been my mindset since I've been playing football," he said. "Defense, offense, basketball as well, the ball's in the air, it's mine."That belief has led to some amazing catches, and lately he seems to make at least ...

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 ...

Deshaun Watston, Texans rally to beat Jets 29-22

Football 12/15/18, 19:54

Deshaun Watson threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins with 2:15 left, lifting the Houston Texans to a 29-22 comeback victory over Sam Darnold and the New York Jets on Saturday night.After Darnold and Jets took their first lead of the game on Elijah McGuire's 2-yard touchdown run, Watson ...

Watson leads Texans to 29-22 comeback win over Darnold, Jets

Sports 12/15/18, 19:48

Deshaun Watson threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins with 2:15 left, lifting the Houston Texans to a 29-22 comeback victory over Sam Darnold and the New York Jets on Saturday night.A scrum is formed on the goalie as New York Jets running back Elijah McGuire (25) scores a ...

Colts snap Texans’ 9-game winning streak with 24-21 win

Sports 12/09/18, 16:36

Andrew Luck threw for 399 yards and two touchdowns and T.Y. Hilton had 199 receiving yards to lead the Indianapolis Colts to a 24-21 road win over the Houston Texans on Sunday afternoon.The Colts (7-6) snapped a nine-game winning streak by the Texans (9-4), trimming Houston's lead over the AFC ...

Houston’s Hopkins expresses support for Kaepernick

Football 12/02/18, 19:24

DeAndre Hopkins says he arrived to Houston's game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday in a No. 7 jersey bearing the hashtag "IMWITHKAP" to support Colin Kaepernick and his protests of social and racial injustice because: "he's standing up for what's right."Hopkins was photographed entering the stadium in the black ...

Texans’ Thomas makes quick return trip to Denver

Football 11/01/18, 15:53

The Denver Broncos may have lost a respected voice when they traded former captain Demaryius Thomas to the Houston Texans on Tuesday, but they certainly didn't lose any of their gift of gab."I don't flinch from situations like this," declared rookie receiver Courtland Sutton , whose emergence as a big-play ...

Hopkins wows with nifty catch, leads NFL in yards receiving

Texas 10/11/18, 20:04

DeAndre Hopkins has made a lot of great catches in his time with the Houston Texans, but his latest one might be his best.The 49-yard catch and run that included two nifty spin moves and set up the winning field goal in overtime against Dallas has inspired memes and internet ...

White has plenty weighing on him as Bills prepare for Texans

Football 10/10/18, 18:12

Tre'Davious White had personal reasons for not sticking around to address questions from the media on Wednesday. The second-year cornerback, understandably, has plenty weighing on his mind.On Sunday, White faces the challenge of defending DeAndre Hopkins, the NFL's leading receiver, in Buffalo's game at Houston. Last week, he learned the ...

Garrett’s OT choice speaks to Cowboys’ sputtering offense

Football 10/08/18, 20:34

Jason Garrett decided to trust his defense by punting on a short fourth down in Houston territory in an overtime loss to the Texans.The choice by the Dallas coach also said a lot about a sputtering offense that simply hasn't looked good enough to get the Cowboys where they want ...

Texans beat Cowboys 19-16 after Garrett calls for punt in OT

Football 10/08/18, 04:08

Facing a big decision in overtime on Sunday night, Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett put his trust in the defense.On fourth-and-1 on the Houston Texans' 42-yard line with less than six minutes remaining in overtime, Garrett chose to punt."We just felt like at that point in the game, the ...

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 ...

Fairbairn’s FG in OT lifts Texans over Cowboys 19-16

Football 10/08/18, 00:03

DeAndre Hopkins had 151 yards receiving, including a key reception in overtime and Ka'imi Fairbairn's 36-yard field goal lifted the Houston Texans to a 19-16 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) is held short of the end zone by Dallas Cowboys defensive end ...

Texans blast educator for ‘black QB’ comment about Watson

Sports 09/19/18, 22:20

The Houston Texans fired back Wednesday at an East Texas school superintendent who wrote: "You can't count on a black quarterback," in the comment section of an online news article where he was criticizing quarterback Deshaun Watson.Lynn Redden is superintendent of the Onalaska Independent School District in the Piney Woods, ...

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