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Texans Uncertain About D'Onta Foreman and Alfred Blue for Opener

Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien says he is unsure if running backs D'Onta Foreman (groin) and Alfred Blue (ankle) will be available for the team's season opener against Jacksonville. Blue is the most likely to be ruled out, though it wouldn't be a shock to see Foreman inactive as well. Houston starting running back... Read More

3 years ago

Fooled me Once, Not Again - Sophomore Running Backs Set to Bust Again

There were some really strong performances by rookie running backs in 2016. Ezekiel Elliott was a top pick and performed up to--if not better than--expectations. Jordan Howard came out of nowhere to establish himself as a fantasy stud, someone who is getting drafted very high this season. There was...you know, actually there wasn't much happening... Read More

3 years ago

D'Onta Foreman and Alfred Blue May Play In Texans Opener

Houston Texans running backs D'Onta Foreman and Alfred Blue may be available in Sunday's season opener, head coach Bill O'Brien said to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. Both players outperformed starting running back Lamar Miller during the preseason, but it is unknown how their playing time will be distributed and if they will cut... Read More

3 years ago

DeAndre Hopkins Will Play In Season Opener

After missing Houston's final two preseason games with a thumb injury, Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins will play in the team's season-opening game against the Jaguars. Hopkins, who just signed a five-year extension with the team, has said in the past that he is confident in starting quarterback Tom Savage. Owners will get to see... Read More

3 years ago

2017 Running Back Depth Chart Analysis

Running backs are important--you can't win a fantasy league if you don't get at least solid production from the position. But with the increased usage of committees and the high risk of injuries at the position, picking out who to own from a team can feel like a crapshoot. Quality running backs tend to come... Read More

4 years ago

Texans Cut Dres Anderson, Expected To Keep Bruce Ellington

Despite the serious injury concerns that the Houston Texans have at the wide receiver position, the team has cut receiver Dres Anderson. The move signifies that wide receiver Bruce Ellington has made the team, but it still leaves the Texans in a precarious position in Week 1, with Will Fuller injured and Jaelen Strong suspended.... Read More

4 years ago

Texans Cut Nick Novak, Ka'imi Fairbairn Will Be Kicker

The Houston Texans have cut veteran kicker Nick Novak and given the kicker job to second-year player Ka'imi Fairbairn. Fairbairn, who kicked above 80 percent in both of his final two seasons at UCLA, has a stronger leg than Novak and showed improved accuracy during the preseason. Houston's offense isn't expected to be prolific this... Read More

4 years ago

Texans Cut Brandon Weeden, Will Enter Season With Two Quarterbacks

The Houston Texans have cut veteran quarterback Brandon Weeden and will enter the season with just two players at the position -- current starter Tom Savage and rookie Deshaun Watson. There had been talk during the offseason that Weeden would stick around as insurance for an injury to Savage, but the team saw enough positives... Read More

4 years ago

Texans Sign DeAndre Hopkins To Five-Year Extension

The Houston Texans have signed wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins to a five-year contract extension. The extension includes the largest amount of guaranteed money ever given to a wide receiver. Hopkins has been the Texans star at the wide receiver position since Andre Johnson left the team, but he is coming off a disappointing 2016 season,... Read More

4 years ago

Bruce Ellington, Dres Anderson Vye For Roster Spot With Texans

The Houston Texans injury concerns at the wide receiver position have opened up room for an unexpected name to make the team's 53-man roster. Right now, it looks like that spot will come down to either Bruce Ellington or Dres Anderson. Ellington's strong play in Houston's three preseason games seems to be giving him the... Read More

4 years ago

Texans Sign Running Back Jordan Todman

The Houston Texans have signed running back and kick returner Jordan Todman, who spent 2016 with the Indianapolis Colts. Todman comes to Houston at a time where they are dealing with minor injuries to many of the running backs on the roster and are missing Will Fuller (collarbone), who was expected to be the team's... Read More

4 years ago

Alfred Blue Has High-Ankle Sprain

Houston Texans running back Alfred Blue will miss the team's preseason game against the New Orleans Saints with an ankle sprain that was suffered during practice. Blue, who has looked impressive this preseason, is currently second on Houston's depth chart at running back. The team expects him to return soon. The injury could open the... Read More

4 years ago

Jaelen Strong Suspended For Season Opener

Houston Texans wide receiver Jaelen Strong will miss the team's season opener after his appeal of the one-game suspension he received for a February 2016 marijuana arrest was denied. Houston is already struggling with receiver depth -- Will Fuller has been ruled out for Week 1 and the team's other two starters, DeAndre Hopkins and... Read More

4 years ago

RotoBaller Standard Mock Draft Analysis - Rounds 4-6

You're probably getting ready for your league's fantasy draft right now. What better way to prepare than by seeing what the experts here at Rotoballer did in their own standard league mock draft! Over the last couple of weeks, we've dug into each of these players, made tough choices, and tried to draft the best... Read More

4 years ago

Bill O'Brien Confirms Tom Savage Will Be Starting Quarterback

Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien confirmed to the media that the team will enter the season with Tom Savage as the starting quarterback. There had been some question as to whether rookie Deshaun Watson could do anything to claim the starting job in the preseason, but Savage's strong play and familiarity with the offense... Read More

4 years ago

DeAndre Hopkins Has Not Practiced Since August 9

Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins missed practice on Monday, and ESPN's Sarah Barshop is reporting that Hopkins has not practiced for the team since Aug. 9. Hopkins, who did not play in the team's preseason win against the New England Patriots on Saturday, suffered an injury to his hand in the team's preseason opener.... Read More

4 years ago

Bruce Ellington Looks Strong Against Patriots

The Houston Texans were without their top-three wide receivers on Saturday night against New England, but that didn't stop the first-team offense from producing during their time on the field. A major contributor was the recently-signed Bruce Ellington, who had four catches in the game for 93 yards. Ellington looked explosive after the catch as... Read More

4 years ago

D'Onta Foreman Continues Stellar Play for Texans

For the second preseason game in a row, Houston Texans running back D'Onta Foreman looked like a player who was ready for the NFL. A week after taking nine carries for 76 yards against the Panthers, Foreman picked up where he left off with an impressive display against New England. Though he only ended up... Read More

4 years ago

Tom Savage Thrives Against Patriots, Deshaun Watson Lacks Consistency

If there is a quarterback battle in Houston, Saturday's preseason contest against the New England Patriots went a long way towards settling the debate. Current Texans starter Tom Savage looked outstanding, finishing the game 8-for-9 for 98 yards and a touchdown. Savage looked sharp in his quarter of action despite the team's top three wide receivers... Read More

4 years ago

Deshaun Watson Believes He Can "Control the Offense" in Houston

After three weeks of training camp and one preseason game, Houston Texans quarterback and first-round draft pick Deshaun Watson believes he can "control the offense." Watson believes he has taken a big step forward in head coach Bill O'Brien's system, and O'Brien seems to agree, saying that Watson has looked impressive during joint practice with... Read More

4 years ago

2017 NFL Team Outlook - Houston Texans

At first glance, the 2017 Houston Texans don't look like a fantasy football powerhouse. Despite making the playoffs last season, the team finished 29th in both passing yards and total yards. Behind quarterback Brock Osweiler, the team struggled to move the ball, struggled to score, and struggled to avoid turnovers. In 2017, though, Osweiler is... Read More

4 years ago

DeAndre Hopkins Misses Practice with Hand Injury

Add Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins to the list of banged-up wide receivers. Hopkins has missed practice all week after suffering a hand injury in the team's preseason opener versus Carolina. Head coach Bill O'Brien says that the injury isn't serious, but the team is being cautious anyway with Hopkins. The situation is worth... Read More

4 years ago

C.J. Fiedorowicz Expected To Be Big Part Of Offense

Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien says that tight end CJ Fiedorowicz has improved as a pass catcher and should be a big part of the Texans passing attack in 2017. Fiedorowicz, who split much of his playing time in 2017 with Ryan Griffin, should see the bulk of the playing time at the position... Read More

4 years ago

Alfred Blue Looking More Explosive, Credits Yoga

Houston Texans running back Alfred Blue looked quicker in last Wednesday's preseason game than he has during much of his three-year NFL career, rushing for 33 yards on only five carries. Blue credits this explosiveness to the yoga he started doing during the offseason, saying that it has helped him perform cuts quicker. Blue is... Read More

4 years ago

Braxton Miller has Mild Sprained Ankle

Houston Texans wide receiver Braxton Miller exited last Wednesday's preseason game against the Carolina Panthers with an undisclosed injury. After nearly a week of mystery, the Houston Chronicle's Aaron Wilson reports that Miller is dealing with a mild ankle sprain. The injury is not expected to keep Miller sidelined for long, though the team has... Read More

4 years ago

Deshaun Watson Receives First-Team Reps in Practice, Tom Savage Still The Starter

For the first time in training camp, Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson was taking snaps with the first-team offense, though head coach Bill O'Brien says not to read too much into it. O'Brien attributed the repetitions to the way the team rotated the offensive line during practice, but it's worth noting that Watson had... Read More

4 years ago

Tyler Ervin Sees Reps At Wide Receiver

Nathan Jahnke of Pro Football Focus reports that Houston Texans running back Tyler Ervin, who has seen time at running back and as a returner during training camp, took eight snaps with Houston's first-team in Sunday's practice, all eight of which were either in the slot or split out wide. Ervin had three receptions last... Read More

4 years ago

Texans Linebacker Zach Cunnigham Improves with Help of Veterans

Houston Texans linebacker Zach Cunningham will return to the second string for the team's preseason game against New England, but that doesn't mean the rookie won't be a big part of Houston's defense this season. Cunningham has been impressing coaches and teammates at training camp and credits some of his quick learning to the team's... Read More

4 years ago

Texans Sign Receiver Bruce Ellington

With Houston Texans wide receiver Will Fuller (collarbone) out for at least the next two months and Braxton Miller currently sidelined with an undisclosed injury, the Texans were in dire need of wide receiver depth. They attempted to fix that on Friday by signing former 49er Bruce Ellington. Ellington, who missed 2016 with a hamstring... Read More

4 years ago

D'Onta Foreman Stands Out in First Preseason Game

Houston Texans running back D'Onta Foreman is currently third on the depth chart, but that could change if he continues to play like he did in the team's preseason opener. Foreman, a rookie out of the University of Texas, carried the ball nine times on Wednesday night. Those nine carries produced 76 yards, including one... Read More

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