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.
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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.
A brief conversation with Drew Brees unfolded Thursday as an NFL Network makeup artist dabbed “blot” powder on the Saints QB’s face.
Posted: Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Adrian Peterson, Arian Foster, Daniel Thomas, Houston Texans, Mario Williams, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Vikings, Reggie Bush, Toby Gerhart
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.
Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2012 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Playbook, Baltimore Ravens, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, San Francisco 49ers
Four divisional playoff games this weekend to break down. Let’s get right to it.
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?
When you compare the Texans–Bengals and Giants-Falcons games, they are very much the opposite of one another. Any way you look at it, both add up to great matchups for Wild Card weekend.
The Texans know they can beat the Bengals. They’ve already done it once this season. But can they do it twice with rookie T.J. Yates at quarterback?
Posted: Sunday, January 1st, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL Wild Card Weekend, AFC Wild Card Games, Atlanta Falcons, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, NFC Wild Card Games, Pittsburgh Steelers
With Week 17 in the books, we now know who will play who and when during NFL Wild Card Weekend.
After further review, the Colts would claim the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft if they lose Thursday night to the Houston Texans.
Andre Johnson is out yet again, but fantasy owners shouldn’t quit on the talented wideout just yet.
Congratulations to the Texans, who have clinched the first playoff berth in franchise history. With three weeks left in the season, there are still eight playoff spots up for grabs. And three teams – the Patriots, Ravens and Steelers – all have a chance to officially join the party this weekend.
Adrian Peterson is a game-time decision for Minnesota this week, meaning fantasy owners should stay on alert in case he plays. And have a contingency plan ready in case he doesn’t.
Several big name fantasy players are trying to fight their way back from injuries to play in Week 14, but fantasy owners should be wary of all of them.
With four weeks left in the season, there are still six division crowns and 10 total playoff spots up for grabs. Congratulations to the Packers and 49ers, who have clinched the NFC North and West, respectively. Meanwhile, here’s a look at what can happen this week.