Posts Tagged ‘Houston Texans’

J.J. Watt says he picks up snap count off any game tape

J.J. Watt says he tries to get snap count from any game tape.

Duane Brown: Matt Schaub key to Texans’ Super Bowl chances

Andre Johnson and Matt Schaub both went on record earlier this month regarding the Houston Texans’ expections, telling NFL.com and NFL Network’s Albert Breer it was Super Bowl or bust.

On Monday’s edition of “NFL AM” Texans offensive tackle Duane Brown agreed with that assessment.

“I think we made it to the playoffs last year, we got that off our backs, got our first playoff victory and of course you want to take it to next level,” he said.

Tamme lands with Broncos

The Broncos have agreed to terms with TE Jacob Tamme, according to a league source.

Pro Bowl center Myers re-ups with Texans

The Texans are holding on to center Chris Myers, with the sides agreeing to a four-year deal worth $25 million ($14 million guaranteed), according to a league source.

Market for centers heats up as Wells, Myers make visits

Center Scott Wells is visiting the Rams on Thursday after a visit with the Titans, according to league sources. The Titans are also hosting center Chris Myers as the market for centers heats up.

Bills now could be in lead for Mario Williams’ services

Put the brakes on the speculation that Mario Williams will call Soldier Field home in 2012. The Bills now may be the favorite.

Bears expected to come hard after Mario Williams

Mario Williams is a young and dynamic passrusher, the type of player we don’t typically see on the open market. The Texans are unlikely to retain his services, and the Bears could be coming hard for him.

Texans’ Johnson, Cowboys’ Bryant restructure contracts

Two of the league’s most explosive wide receivers — Andre Johnson of the Texans and Dez Bryant of the Cowboys — are among those who are restructuring their deals in order to create more salary cap space for their teams, according to sources.

Teams’ pursuit of Peyton Manning begins in earnest

The Dolphins, Redskins, Seahawks, Broncos and Cardinals have begun pursuing QB Peyton Manning, league sources said Wednesday.

Kubiak: Yates must beat out Leinart for Texans’ backup QB job

T.J. Yates played admirably as the Texans’ starting QB late last season, but coach Gary Kubiak said the second-year pro still must battle Matt Leinart to be Matt Schaub‘s backup in 2012.

Combine isn’t really life or death for NFL careers

Former Washington Redskins and Houston Texans general manager Charley Casserly, who has 24 years of experience in NFL front offices, cautions fans that the NFL Scouting Combine doesn’t factor into a player’s grade as much as they might think.

Emptying the spiral-bound notebook with Brees, Watt

A brief conversation with Drew Brees unfolded Thursday as an NFL Network makeup artist dabbed “blot” powder on the Saints QB’s face.

Three and out: Gerhart to see expanded role in 2012

The number of featured backs around the NFL has been dwindling for years. Now it looks like one of the biggest names in fantasy football could find himself in a time-share next season.

Playbook: Breaking down the divisional round

Four divisional playoff games this weekend to break down. Let’s get right to it.

‘Playbook’ mailbag: Brees gears up for Niner pass rush

The No. 3 seeds (Houston and San Francisco) are feeling pretty good about themselves after big wins in the Wild Card round. What kind of obstacles will they face this week?

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