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Brady: ‘Hand Isn’t Where I’d Like it to Be’

Brady's hand injury was rumored to be anything from a scratch to ligament sprain. Whatever it was, Brady and the Patriots expected about a three week recovery period. That would be right in time for the Super Bowl. Today the Patriots QB admitted that his hand isn't as far along as he would like. But he also cited that it... Read More

Eagles Owner Grateful to be Underdogs Again

In the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Eagles owner Jeff Lurie wasn’t going to wear any rubber dog masks. But he’s definitely happy that his team is not favored in the Super Bowl. Via Dave Zangaro of NBC Sports Philadelphia, Lurie exulted in the fact the Patriots are favored by anywhere from... Read More

Super Bowl LII Tickets Set to be Costliest Ever

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Want tickets to see Tom Brady win his sixth Super Bowl ring -- or the Philadelphia Eagles their first title? Your wallet will take a linebacker-sized hit. The cheapest ticket on resale markets for the Patriots-Eagles Super Bowl is $4,370, according to TicketIQ. If Super Bowl LII ticket prices hold at Monday morning's level, they would... Read More

Breaking Down Texans’ General Manager Candidates

The Texans already have interviewed two candidates for their open general manager spot. Owner Bob McNair has said he hopes to interview "four to six candidates" and have the position filled "within two weeks." The Texans have run into some roadblocks with the Patriots and Eagles denying them permission to interview some of their front office personnel, so the Texans... Read More

What’s next for Rick Smith, Texans?

After 12 seasons as the Texans general manager, Rick Smith is stepping away from his role to take care of his family as his wife battles breast cancer. We made this decision because family is the most important thing,” Smith said Monday. Tiffany Smith, diagnosed in September during a routine mammogram, is undergoing treatments in Arizona. Smith and his wife... Read More

Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins, OLB Jadeveon Clowney Selected to 2018 Pro Bowl

HOUSTON - Jadeveon Clowney and DeAndre Hopkins will represent the Houston Texans in the 2018 Pro Bowl in Orlando. The NFL announced the selections Tuesday. The game will be played at Camping World Stadium on Jan. 28. It's the 14th consecutive season the Texans have been represented in the Pro Bowl. Clowney is making his second consecutive appearance after setting... Read More

‘Sunday Night Football’ Takes Big Hit as NFL Ratings Still Struggle

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - The NFL's premiere game of the week took a big hit in TV ratings on Sunday night, despite it being a close game. NBC's "Sunday Night Football" match up between the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers brought in 17.2 million viewers on Sunday night. That number was down 35% from last year's Dallas Cowboys and... Read More

O’Brien on Savage Concussion: ‘I Would’ve Never Put Him Back in the Game’

HOUSTON - A day after the Texans fell to 4-9 on the season, head coach Bill O'Brien addressed the loss and specifically the concussion suffered by quarterback Tom Savage. Savage took a big hit early in the second quarter of the 26-16 loss to the San Francisco 49ers and was evaluated and cleared, then returned for one series before being... Read More

JJ Watt, Jose Altuve named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year

HOUSTON - J.J. Watt raised more than $37 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts and Jose Altuve led the Houston Astros to their first World Series title, both giving hope to the city as it picked up the pieces from the devastating storm. On Monday night the two were honored by Sports Illustrated when they were given the magazine's prestigious... Read More

Brian Cushing Returns to Houston Texans After 10-game Suspension

HOUSTON - NRG stadium had a familiar face return on Tuesday when linebacker Brian Cushing rejoined the team after serving a 10 game suspension after being busted by the league for breaking the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy. I just saw him. He’s been away from us for a while, obviously. First things first,  just personally we got to get caught... Read More

Texans Defeat Cardinals 31-21

HOUSTON - Coach Bruce Arians raved about Blaine Gabbert's performance in his first start for the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. He was not so kind to himself and Arizona's receivers after a 31-21 loss to the Houston Texans. The Texans led 24-21 with about 6 1/2 minutes left when the Adrian Peterson was dropped for a 1-yard loss on fourth-and-1.... Read More

‘Thank you Houston’ Texans Trade Duane Brown to Seattle

HOUSTON - About a week after Houston Texans offensive tackle Duane Brown ended his holdout and reported to the team, the Texans have traded him to the Seattle Seahawks, multiple reports say. Brown played Sunday for the Texans in a 41-38 loss to the Seahawks. ESPN.com reports that a source said Brown is headed to Seattle. NFL.com is also reporting the news. The... Read More

McNair Skips NAACP Meeting Over ‘Health Reasons’

HOUSTON - Texans Owner Bob McNair is under scrutiny after controversial comments he made at a recent NFL meeting, while his players face criticism by some, for how they reacted to the comment before Sunday's game in Seattle. McNair not attending NAACP Town Hall Forum Monday night The NAACP along with Community of Faith Church is hosting a town hall meeting... Read More

McNair’s Comments Result in Kneeldown, Change Protest Game for Good

The majority of the Houston Texans football team took a knee before their game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday in response to a controversial remark the team's owner made earlier this month. Texans owner Bob McNair attended an owners' meeting this month in New York on Friday and, according to ESPN The Magazine, said during a discussion about players'... Read More

Texans’ McNair on Anthem Protest: Can’t Have Inmates Running Prison

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- In an ESPN The Magazine report describing this month's meetings between NFL owners and players over the widespread national anthem protest, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair was described as making an upsetting remark during an owners' only summit on the controversy. In a discussion over the business-related backlash of players' protests, McNair as quoted as saying,... Read More

NFL Expects Colin Kaepernick to be Invited to Next Week’s Meeting with Players

The NFL expects to meet with representatives of its players again early next week and expects that the players will invite Colin Kaepernick to that meeting, a league spokesman said Wednesday. Joe Lockhart, the NFL's executive vice president of communications and public affairs, said in a conference call with reporters he does not know whether Kaepernick plans to attend the... Read More

Colin Kaepernick’s Collusion Grievance Against NFL Centered on Trump’s Influence

Trump's tweets, rallies and contact with NFL owners will be a major part of Kaepernick's legal case The influence and power of President Donald Trump will be a central element in Colin Kaepernick's collusion grievance against the NFL, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, identifying the culture fostered by the leader of the free world as a factor in teams... Read More

Eminem Attacks Trump in Furious Freestyle Rap: Here are the 4 Biggest Disses

Eminem unleashed a freestyle rap in which he attacks President Donald Trump’s leadership and calls the commander-in-chief a "racist 94-year-old grandpa.” The rapper, who was widely popular for his controversial rhymes in the early 2000s, lashed out at Trump in a roughly four-minute pre-recorded rap clip revealed during Tuesday night's BET Hip Hop Awards. In the expletive-laced freestyle, which has... Read More

Loss of J.J. Watt Derails Texans’ Momentum, Brings Familiar Challenge

HOUSTON -- Coming off two games in which Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans' offense looked poised to make the team a standout in the AFC South, the defense struggled and Houston lost its two most consistent pass-rushers -- including J.J. Watt -- in Sunday night’s 42-34 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. The Texans lost Watt (tibial plateau fracture to his left leg) and outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus (chest)... Read More

Deshaun Watson named AFC Offensive Player of the Week

It’s beginning to appear that Tom Savage might not have been the answer the Texans were seeking at quarterback. Rookie Deshaun Watson continues to impress since taking over in Week Two, and was just named AFC offensive player of the week for last week’s blowout of the Titans. Watson was 25-of-34 passing for 283 yards and four touchdowns. He did... Read More

Was Jordin Sparks Sending Trump a Message at Cowboys-Cardinals Game?

When Jordin Sparks stepped forward to sing the National Anthem before Monday night's NFL game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Arizona, she didn't take a knee — unlike many of the players. She was more subtle. Sparks, 28, the platinum-selling singer who won the sixth season of "American Idol," belted out "The Star-Spangled Banner" with... Read More

Deshaun Watson Donates First Paycheck to Cafeteria Employees

HOUSTON -- Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson donated his first game check to three women who work in the NRG Stadium cafeteria and who were especially affected by the flooding from Hurricane Harvey. For what you all do for us every day and never complain, I really appreciate you all, so I wanted to give my first game check to... Read More

Deshaun Watson Could Make Things Interesting in New England

The Texans get yet another crack at the Patriots with yet another quarterback. Maybe this time it will be different. Apart from the fact that the New England defense has struggled relative to its past standard in 2017, the Patriots at times have had a hard time corralling and containing quarterbacks who are fleet of foot. Colin Kaepernick stunned them... Read More

Texans Lose Brian Cushing for 10 Games After Second PEDs Violation

Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has been suspended 10 games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, the league announced Wednesday. Cushing will be eligible to return to Houston's active roster on Nov. 28, ahead of the team's game that week against the Baltimore Ravens. It's a significant blow to a Houston team that was routed at home by the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 1.... Read More

Two Teams That Need Colin Kaepernick, but Won’t Sign Him

Let’s see if we can add a little clarity to the debate that never ends: Should Colin Kaepernick be on an NFL roster? There’s no debate Kaepernick is good enough. None. Even if you don’t like his non-stance during the national anthem, or that he’s been average at best since Jim Harbaugh left the Niners, Kaepernick is still better than... Read More

Texans’ Offfensive Line Struggles Without Duane Brown

Texans left tackle (76) is not playing in Sunday's season opener because he is holding out. His absence has been noticed as quarterback Tom Savage has been sacked six times in the first half. The Texans' offensive line struggled mightily without three-time Pro Bowl left tackle Duane Brown. His absence was glaring during a 29-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars,... Read More

Jaguars Owner Says He’s Open To Signing Colin Kaepernick

The Jaguars have a troubling situation at quarterback, and when asked if he would be fine with Colin Kaepernick being called in to solve it, team owner Shad Khan said he would "absolutely" be okay with that move, according to Mike Dempsey of WJXL radio in Jacksonville. It remains a toss up between Blake Bortles and Chad Henne for who... Read More