John Lopez, DeMeco Ryans, Marc Vandermeer, Mike Meltser (credit: Eddie Clarke/CBS Houston)

Vanderblog: Ode To DeMeco Ryans

The departure of DeMeco Ryans reminds us that pro football is not only a brutally tough game on the field but often a cold business off of it.


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NFL Free Agency: Nothing ‘Free’ About It

The offseason got off to a good start with the Texans inking Arian Foster. Then we got the news about Eric Winston and the cold hard reality of the salary cap set in.


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Vanderblog: Injury Virus Threatening Texans’ Greatest Season

A franchise record five game winning steak. A dizzying five games over. 500 and a defense that inhales quarterbacks.


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Vanderblog: Ranking The Top 5 Texas College Teams

Marc Vandermeer has one Big 12 school making his Texas Top 5.


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If You Think Beating Jacksonville Is Easy, You’re Not Paying Attention

If you didn’t believe me when I told you that the Raider game would be tough, will you believe me when I tell you that Jacksonville has the tools to pull off and upset this weekend?


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Vanderblog: Five Yards More, Please

No matter how you slice this game up, the Texans offense had to find a way to score more than six points in the second half.


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‘New’ Texans Go To 2-0

The Texans improve to 2-0 on the season and 6-0 all time against the Dolphins.