Watson leads Texans to franchise-record 8th straight win

Sports 11/26/18, 23:17

Deshaun Watson threw for 210 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a third as the Houston Texans set a franchise record with their eighth straight win, 34-17 over the Tennessee Titans on Monday night.Demaryius Thomas scored his first two touchdowns as a Texan and Lamar Miller ran for 162 ...

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 ...

Houston’s unsung rookie class contributing to team’s success

Football 11/21/18, 17:36

The Houston Texans didn't pick until the third round in this year's draft.That hasn't stopped them from getting plenty of contributions from their unsung rookies, led by Justin Reid, a third-round pick whose 101-yard interception return for a TD helped Houston extend its winning streak to seven games last week.Houston ...

Texans beat Redskins 23-21 to extend winning streak to 7

Sports 11/18/18, 17:42

Justin Reid intercepted the ball in the end zone and saw nothing but green grass in front of him."I saw the daylight and I have to hit it," Reid said. "I wasn't going to let anyone stop me."No one's stopping the Houston Texans right now.Reid's 101-yard interception return touchdown was ...

Red-hot Texans visit Redskins in meeting of division leaders

Football 11/15/18, 13:43

Jay Gruden occasionally has to remind people his team is in 6-3 and in first place."That's a heck of deal after nine games," the Washington Redskins' coach said. "But I'm also excited with the fact that we have not played our best yet, and I think the best is yet ...

Peterson, Watt, Luck, A-Rod? Who is top comeback player?

Football 11/02/18, 12:32

Of all the NFL seasonal awards, the one shaping up as the closest and most intriguing is for Comeback Player of the Year.How could it not be with the likes of Aaron Rodgers and Adrian Peterson , who have won league MVP honors, plus three-time Defensive Player of the Year ...

Miami’s defense struggles in loss to Texans

Football 10/26/18, 02:21

Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase couldn't hide his irritation with the team's defense after a 42-23 loss to the Houston Texans on Thursday night. "We've got to get better fast," he said. The Dolphins allowed a season high in points on a night Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson matched a career best with ...

Watson throws 5 TDs as Texans beat Dolphins 42-23

Football 10/25/18, 23:58

Deshaun Watson matched his career high with five touchdown passes to lead the Houston Texans to their fifth straight victory, 42-23 over the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night. The Texans (5-3) have left their 0-3 start behind with their longest single-season winning streak since reeling off six victories in a row ...

Miami’s Osweiler faces team that let him go in Texans

Football 10/24/18, 16:13

When the Texans host the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night it will be a matchup of Houston's quarterback of the future in Deshaun Watson and one of the many failed quarterbacks of the team's past in Brock Osweiler. It will be Osweiler's third straight start in place of Ryan Tannehill, who ...

Watson plays through injury, Texans beat reeling Jags 20-7

Football 10/21/18, 21:13

Deshaun Watson made the 800-mile trip to Jacksonville on a private bus.He slept, studied film, played games and watched television — all because the Houston Texans were concerned about how air pressure from flying would affect his bruised lung and injured ribs.Given how little Watson got hit Sunday, he might ...

Texans look to improve offense, protect Watson better

Football 10/15/18, 19:39

The Houston Texans have turned things around after opening the season 0-3, winning three straight games to move out of the AFC South basement.There's still plenty of work to do though as their offense has struggled to move the ball and protect quarterback Deshaun Watson.Houston beat the Buffalo Bills 20-13 ...

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 ...

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 end losing streak in OT after Vinatieri sets record

Football 09/30/18, 21:56

Ka'imi Fairbairn took advantage of his final chance Sunday.The third-year kicker missed a 59-yarder to win the game at the end of regulation, then a 37-yarder near the end of overtime. But the Indianapolis Colts had called timeout just before that one, and Fairbairn finally made the decisive kick as ...

Focus on roughing the passer giving NFL a black eye

Sports 09/26/18, 16:34

The NFL is getting roughed up over its amplified enforcement of roughing-the-passer penalties that has generated head-scratching calls — and a season-ending injury to a defender trying to comply with the league's mandate not to land fully on the quarterback.In the offseason, NFL owners asked the league's competition committee to ...

Texans visit Colts desperate for 1st win

Sports 09/26/18, 15:53

A season so promising just a few short weeks ago is on the verge of falling apart for the Houston Texans.One of only three winless teams in the NFL, the Texans are desperate to get a victory on Sunday against the Colts and try to salvage their season."We have to ...

Manning throws 2 TDs as Giants beat Texans 27-22 for 1st win

Golf 09/23/18, 16:21

Eli Manning threw for 297 yards and two touchdowns and rookie Saquon Barkley added a score as the New York Giants got their first win with a 27-22 victory over the struggling Houston Texans on Sunday.The Giants (1-2) were up by 14 at halftime but had trouble moving the ball ...

School head resigns over comment about black quarterbacks

Sports 09/22/18, 12:43

A white Texas school superintendent who posted online that "You can't count on a black quarterback" in reference to Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has resigned.In a letter Saturday to the Onalaska Independent School District board, Lynn Redden says his comment posted earlier in the week on the Houston Chronicle's ...

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