Texans get bad news regarding TE Daniels

TE Daniels will miss significant time: Just when Texans fans thought the news couldn’t get much worse, it’s now being reported that Owen Daniels will be placed on the IR with designation to return after six weeks. He’ll officially miss 4-6 weeks, but per league rules, the earliest he can return would be Week 14. The official diagnosis on Daniels is a non-displaced fibula fracture — ouch — that happened during Sunday’s blowout loss in San Francisco. This is a huge blow to the Texans offense — not because Daniels was posting monster stats this season (40 catches, 252 yards, 3 TDs) — but with Matt Schaub really struggling to find some consistency, having longtime teammate and friend Daniels as an […]

Ponder’s time as starter winding down?

Cassel closer to starting?: Lezlie Frazier recently said he hopes Christian Ponder plays on Sunday against the Steelers, but I don’t know how broken up the coaching staff would be if they were forced to go with Matt Cassel. Ponder has more INTs (5) this year than TD passes (2), and he has yet to crack 240 passing yards in a game. In other words, he’s been operating at about a C- level all year long.  If Ponder plays well in London, he’ll be given a moratorium. If not, Cassel will likely start after the bye. Jim Brown endorses Richardson trade: The Browns made a huge trade splash by recently sending Trent Richardson to the Colts, and former NFL great […]

Texans’ Owen Daniels says Suh’s kick of Schaub ‘wasn’t unintentional’

Owen Daniels weighs in on the Thanksgiving kick heard round the NFL world.

Dreessen could be a fantasy answer vs. Colts

With Owen Daniels listed as questionable, fantasy owners could turn to Joel Dreessen for help.

Time to change fantasy scoring changes?

The NFL ruled that a fumble by Arian Foster shouldn’t have been one. That’s a ruling that could have major fantasy impacts, especially this late in the season. But is it time to consider a statute of limitations on fantasy scoring changes.

Texans’ Schaub has “significant” foot injury

Matt Schaub’s “significant” injury opens the door for Matt Leinart, but the fantasy matchups don’t seem to favor the new Texans starter.

Texans’ Johnson expected to play

The Texans remain optimistic Andre Johnson can return to action Sunday, even though he has been limited in practice most of the week.

Texans’ Tate, Ward slowly on the mend

With Derrick Ward and Ben Tate nursing injuries, it could be another productive week for Arian Foster.

Texans keep WR Jones, OT Butler

The Texans have agreed to terms with WR Jacoby Jones and OT Rashad Butler, according to a team source.

Texans seek players to fit new 3-4 defense

The Texans struggled on defense last season, surrendering the fourth-most points (26.7 per game) in the NFL, and that led to two key changes.

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