Injury Report: Texans Getting Healthier At Perfect TimeSitting in first place atop the AFC South Division and riding a three-game winning streak, the Houston Texans are getting healthy at just the right time in order to make a focused run over the six games at the NFL postseason. Maybe Houston can make this season special yet.
No Hard Knocks Moment For Charles James This Week Against Drew BreesCharles James promises the Manning Hard Knock moment was just a one-time thing.
The Saints Offer Big Challenge To The TexansRunning the ball could go a long way in helping the Texans defeat the Saints.
5 Things The Houston Texans Have To Be Thankful For This SeasonThe Houston Texans currently sit atop the AFC South Division with a 5-5 record, and they have a decent shot at their first playoff berth since 2012 if they play well enough in the next six weeks. A lot can happen during an NFL season, and the Texans have much to be thankful for this holiday.
Injury Report: First-Place Texans Have Major Injury Concerns For Week 11Houston Texans starting quarterback Brian Hoyer is definitely out this weekend as he recovers from a concussion suffered in Monday night's win over Cincinnati, while No. 1 wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins missed workouts all week with a knee problem. Hopkins says he will play, but he's officially questionable for Sunday's game against the New York Jets at home. Without these two offensive cogs at 100 percent, the Texans defense once again may have to carry the team.
Only The Texans Can Stop Themselves Now After Big Win At CincinnatiWith a 4-5 record, the Houston Texans are in first place. The AFC South may not be a strong division, but it doesn't matter. The Texans are confident after beating the previously undefeated Cincinnati Bengals on the road.
Injury Report: Houston Defense Won't Have Clowney Or Jackson For MNF Matchup At CincySitting just a half game out of first place in the AFC South, the Houston Texans have a huge game on Monday Night Football on the road against the undefeated Cincinnati Bengals.
Indy's Misfortune Could Be The 'Luck' Houston Needs To Win AFC SouthThe Indianapolis Colts announced this week that star quarterback Andrew Luck could miss the next six weeks, and with only eight games left to play, that hurts the defending AFC South champions.
Bye Week Will Be Good For First-Place Texans As They Prepare For Hard Second-Half ScheduleThe Houston Texans are 3-5 this season and still tied for first place, but they've lost seven players already to the season-ending Injured Reserve list. With six very tough games coming up right after the bye, the Texans will need all the healthy bodies they can get in the second half of the season. With eight players nursing injuries this week, the hope is the extra time off will help them recover enough to be ready in Week 10 for the road contest against the undefeated Cincinnati Bengals.
Studs And Duds: First-Place Texans Get Bye Week To Focus On Second HalfBelieve it or not, the Houston Texans are in first place with their 3-5 record. Perhaps that's just the motivation the team needs to use this bye week as a springboard to a better second half, now that two key issues have been determined (quarterback and running back).
Injury Report: Banged-Up Texans Prep For Titans On SundaySuperman J.J. Watt missed practice on Thursday due to a back issue, although it would be a shocker if he didn't take the field for the Houston Texans' Week 8 home game against the AFC South Division rival Tennessee Titans. However, Watt's situation isn't the only one worth monitoring as the Texans prepare for Sunday's game.
With Foster and Mallet Drama Behind Them, Texans Need To Focus On WinningRunning back Arian Foster is done for the year after tearing his Achilles tendon in Week 7, and one-time starting quarterback Ryan Mallett will no longer be a distraction after getting cut this week.