O'Brien Opens Up Playbook In Win Over JetsWith T.J. Yates starting for the first time since in almost four years against the NFL’s fourth ranked defense, it’s natural to assume the Texans would keep it conservative Sunday at NRG Stadium. They didn’t, and it helped them beat the Jets 24-17.
New Wrinkles Lead to Points and Yards for Texans OffenseCecil Shorts showed off his arm and Jonathan Grimes saw some wildcat snaps as the new wrinkles on offense show up for the Texans.
Texans Honor Military With Salute To Service WeekIt was a special day for Texans players as hosted members of the military at Thursday's practice. The meet-and-greet was preceded by an annual barbecue at NRG Stadium as part of the team's Salute to Service Week.
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.
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.
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.
Watt Misses Practice, While Jackson and Shorts Will Miss GameJ.J. Watt is still dealing with a minor back injury while three starters have been ruled out for Sunday
Injury Report: Texans Head To Miami With Plethora Of Hurt PlayersIgnoring the multitude of players listed as probable by Houston Texans Head Coach Bill O'Brien, the team has a few real concerns heading into the Week 7 road game against the Miami Dolphins. To begin, both the offense and defense will be hurt by starters declared out due to injury, and the depth on defense could be affected, too, by several players listed as questionable. This isn't good as the 2-4 Texans head south to build on the momentum of last week's win over Jacksonville.
Clowney Status Uncertain for Sunday While Jackson, Shorts OutThe Texans could be missing some key players thanks to injury
Shorts Hoping to Play and Make Plays Against Old Team
Texans - Falcons: In A NutshellPaul Gallant recaps the Texans' 48 - 21 meltdown in Atlanta.
Shorts Likely Out Versus Colts; Washington's Status Uncertain