Texans Final Roster Cuts

The Texans finished off their final roster cuts with fourteen releases on Saturday.  Among the most interesting cuts were nose tackle Ricardo Mathews, guard Alex Kupper and EZ Nwachukwu.  The Texans decided to keep only eight offensive linemen, which resulted in Kupper’s release as well as fellow lineman James Ferentz. It’s interesting that the Texans […]

August 2014 by Brandon Moffet

2014, The Year Of Rick Smith?

On December 26 2013, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair announced the firing of long time head coach, Gary Kubiak. He was followed to the podium by General Manager Rick Smith, who said “We’ve got to right the ship. We have to move forward as an organization.” The assembled sheep local media lobbed Smith such softball […]

May 2014 by billywitt

Lies, Damn Lies, and NFL Executives Before the Draft

      “He’s lazy…..He’s never worked a hard day in his life!” – anonymous NFL executive regarding Jedeveon Clowney. A funny thing happens in the weeks leading up to the NFL draft. NFL executives, famously tight-lipped the rest of the year (here, here, and here), strangely start opening up to well placed journalists to […]

April 2014 by billywitt

A Look at Prospect Zach Mettenberger

With the NFL Draft quickly approaching, the supposed “Day of Judgment” for the Houston Texans creeps closer and closer.  While there is still no indication as to who the Texans will select, many are claiming that whoever they pick will change the direction of this franchise, whether it be Jadeveon Clowney, Johnny Manziel, Blake Bortles, […]

April 2014 by ethancohen

Arian & CJ2K, a tandem the Texans should consider

  The once vaunted Houston Texans running game, which steamrolled opponents from 2010 to 2012, was rendered as useless as a ventilated condom in 2013. Ranked as high as 2nd in the league in 2011, the Texans running game tumbled to 20th in 2014. Star runner Arian Foster missed most of the season due to […]

April 2014 by billywitt

The Texans Should Draft Jadeveon Clowney without Any Further Hesitation

I will admit that I was one of the folks who was extremely high on Teddy Bridgewater at the end of the college football season.  Bridgewater seemed like he was the most pro-ready prospect available who would seemingly adjust very quickly to the NFL.  He was a complete master a Louisville offense that included checks […]

April 2014 by ethancohen

Will the Houston Texans Trade Away the First Overall Pick?

With rumors flying that the Houston Texans are attempting to move the first overall pick, Texans fans are wondering, “for what?”  According to reports, the Buffalo Bills are interested in trading up all the way from the ninth spot to attain the coveted first overall pick.  Like John McClain, renowned beat writer for the Texans, […]

March 2014 by ethancohen

The Great First Pick Debate of 2014: QB, Clowney, or trade?

It all started with the final offensive play for the Houston Texans on December 29 2013 versus the Tennessee Titans.  Quarterback Matt Schaub had just air mailed a belated Christmas present to an opposing player. Said player, Michael Griffin, as happy to see Matt Schaub throwing in his general vicinity as a child is at […]

March 2014 by billywitt

Deciphering Bill O’Brien’s Recent Comments on Rookie Quarterbacks

For the past few months, numerous draft analysts, mock pundits, and bloggers have pegged the Houston Texans as selecting a quarterback with their first overall pick.  Many believe that head coach Bill O’Brien is leaning towards picking Blake Bortles due to his physical stature, high potential, and connection with George O’Leary, who O’Brien previously worked […]

March 2014 by ethancohen

Thoughts on the Texans’ Moves in Free Agency

After an initial period of inactivity in free agency, Rick Smith and company eventually joined the fun and chaos by re-signing Garrett Graham and signing Jerrell Powe, Ryan Fitzpatrick, and Kendrick Lewis. Graham was a must re-sign after the Texans cut ties with Owen Daniels.  If they had not resigned Graham, the Texans would only […]

March 2014 by ethancohen