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San Antonio Express-News
Texans' Duane Brown says he's focused on football, not contractincredible, doing some great things," Brown said. "The line is playing great, g
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 42 minutes ago
incredible, doing some great things," Brown said. "The line is playing great, great running game. Deshaun is a special talent. I think coach [Bill] O'Brien has done a great job of catering to his skill set. It's been great to watch. I'm e... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans' Duane Brown says he's focused on football, not contractincredible, doing some great things," Brown said. "The line is playing great, g
Houston Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
incredible, doing some great things," Brown said. "The line is playing great, great running game. Deshaun is a special talent. I think coach [Bill] O'Brien has done a great job of catering to his skill set. It's been great to watch. I'm e... Read more
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NFL.com
Evolution of NFL offenses could be boon for next wave of QBsyoung quarterbacks, find their groove as playmakers. Look no further than the
NFL.com / Posted 3 days ago
young quarterbacks, find their groove as playmakers. Look no further than the exceptional job Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien has done with Deshaun Watson as proof of the evolution. The veteran coach is as old school as it gets when it... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans' Romeo Crennel enjoying new rolecoach Romeo Crennel is adapting to a new role this season as the Texans' assist
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
coach Romeo Crennel is adapting to a new role this season as the Texans' assistant head coach. He's giving input to coach Bill O'Brien about what he sees from opposing defenses and providing counsel to first-year defensive coordinator Mike... Read more
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SportingNews
Two Super Bowl hangovers for Patriots defense, Falcons offenseKareem Hunt and the veteran-rookie duos of the Saints and Panthers. Creative p
SportingNews / Posted 3 days ago
Kareem Hunt and the veteran-rookie duos of the Saints and Panthers. Creative play-callers such as Andy Reid, Sean Payton, Bill O'Brien, Mike Shula and Dirk Koetter have tried to match Kyle Shanahan by trying to be unpredictable, turning the tables... Read more
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The Christian Post
Houston Texans Rookie Linebacker Dylan Cole Suffers Grade 2 Hamstring Strain, Out at Least Four Weeksthe field. He was on crutches after the game. "It was a great play. He's got g
The Christian Post / Posted 3 days ago
the field. He was on crutches after the game. "It was a great play. He's got good speed, he's got really good instincts," Bill O'Brien said of Cole during a press conference on Monday. "He knew what was coming there basically, and he can run.... Read more
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NFL.com
Offensive player rankings, Week 7: Carson Wentz climbing225 passing yards, three touchdowns, an interception and a 103.4 passer rating.
NFL.com / Posted 6 days ago
225 passing yards, three touchdowns, an interception and a 103.4 passer rating. Watson is great in play-action, and coach Bill O'Brien has done a great job catering his play-calling to Watson's strengths. I'd like to see Watson improve in... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans impressed with rookie linebacker Zach Cunninghamsecond-round draft pick from Vanderbilt ranks third on the defense with 31 tack
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
second-round draft pick from Vanderbilt ranks third on the defense with 31 tackles. “Zach’s done a good job," Texans coach Bill O'Brien said. "He’s a very athletic guy, he’s very instinctive, smart, very coachable and he’s played pretty physical... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans linebacker Dylan Cole has Grade 2 hamstring injuryNFL career, recording two interceptions, returning one for a touchdown, and a s
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
NFL career, recording two interceptions, returning one for a touchdown, and a sack. "It was a great play," Texans coach Bill O'Brien said. "He’s got good speed, he’s got really good instincts. He knew what was coming there basically, and he can... Read more
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NFL.com
Emmanuel Sanders ruled out for Week 7injury in practice on September 20th, according to Paul Dehner, Jr. of The Cinc
NFL.com / Posted 6 days ago
injury in practice on September 20th, according to Paul Dehner, Jr. of The Cincinnati Enquirer. 7. Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien told reporters that he believes cornerback Kevin Johnson (knee) should be back after the bye week. 8.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Watson, Texans looking to build on offensive successroom for improvement in the last 10 games as they chase a third straight playof
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
room for improvement in the last 10 games as they chase a third straight playoff berth. "We have a lot to work on," coach Bill O'Brien said. "I think the bye's coming at a good time. I think it's been decent, but I think that it can be a lot... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans coach Bill O'Brien sporting Astros capDuring his weekly Monday press conference, Texans coach Bill O'Brien was sporti
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
During his weekly Monday press conference, Texans coach Bill O'Brien was sporting a new look. The veteran NFL coach was wearing an Astros ball cap. O'Brien grew up in Massachusetts rooting for the Red Sox, but has become an Astros fan. He's... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans' Deshaun Watson not complacent about quick successto be able to play the way he's played, with the poise that he's played with, d
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
to be able to play the way he's played, with the poise that he's played with, definitely pleased with that," Texans coach Bill O'Brien said. "I just know that there's a lot of things relative to him and the way he thinks and the way I think that... Read more
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NFL.com
Emmanuel Sanders (ankle) ruled outa knee injury in practice on September 20th, according to Paul Dehner, Jr. of T
NFL.com / Posted 6 days ago
a knee injury in practice on September 20th, according to Paul Dehner, Jr. of The Cincinnati Enquirer. 7. Texans coach Bill O'Brien told reporters that he believes cornerback Kevin Johnson (knee) should be back after the bye week. 8. Redskins... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
New press box names after legendary voices of the Flying Eaglesthe 1970 plane crash that killed multiple football players. Two individual pre
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 days ago
the 1970 plane crash that killed multiple football players. Two individual press rooms were named after radio broadcasters Bill O'Brien, also 'the Voice of the Herd,' and Fred Persinger Sr. Persinger Sr. was the voice of the Flying Eagles for 27... Read more
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NFL.com
Golden Tate (shoulder) dealing with AC joint sprainsince suffering a knee injury in practice on September 20th, according to Paul
NFL.com / Posted 6 days ago
since suffering a knee injury in practice on September 20th, according to Paul Dehner, Jr. of The Cincinnati Enquirer. 5. Texans coach Bill O'Brien told reporters that he believes cornerback Kevin Johnson (knee) should be back after the by... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans defense adjusts to big-name absences(injury), inside linebacker Brian Cushing (suspension) and cornerback Kevin Joh
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
(injury), inside linebacker Brian Cushing (suspension) and cornerback Kevin Johnson (injury) – who began the season. Coach Bill O'Brien said Monday Johnson is expected to return for the Seattle game after the open date this weekend. Going back to... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Bill O'Brien: Texans corner Kevin Johnson to practice next weekThe Texans' secondary should get a boost following their bye. Texans coach Bil
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
The Texans' secondary should get a boost following their bye. Texans coach Bill O'Brien said Monday that he expects cornerback Kevin Johnson to return to practice following the bye in advance of a road game against the Seattle Seahawks. The Texans... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans' Bill O'Brien on Braxton Miller: 'I didn't like the flip'by doing a forward flip into the end zone. Miller had been a healthy scratch f
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
by doing a forward flip into the end zone. Miller had been a healthy scratch for the previous two games. Texans coach Bill O'Brien wasn't a fan of how Miller celebrated the touchdown. "Yeah, I didn't like the flip, I did not like the flip,"... Read more
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Island Packet
Watson shines again as Texans beat Browns 33-17McCourty is off to a good start this season, and has three interceptions and ha
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
McCourty is off to a good start this season, and has three interceptions and has forced two fumbles. WITHOUT WATT Coach Bill O'Brien was pleased with the work of his defense in the first game since J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus sustained... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Deshaun Watson, Texans defense roll in win over Brownsup 24-3 at halftime, a 30-point lead with more than four minutes left in the th
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
up 24-3 at halftime, a 30-point lead with more than four minutes left in the third quarter. Nonetheless, head coach Bill O'Brien admitted later, "I think we can play better. The second half wasn't as good." But O'Brien praised Watson,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans: Reasons for optimism after victory over Brownshad been decided, had three interceptions (two by Jonathan Joseph, one returned
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
had been decided, had three interceptions (two by Jonathan Joseph, one returned for a touchdown) and forced a safety. 5. Bill O'Brien continued to dust off pages in the playbook he wasn't able to use in the past because of the lack of versatility... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans not taking winless Browns lightlythose teams that haven’t won, they’re hungry for a win, maybe they’re more apt
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
those teams that haven’t won, they’re hungry for a win, maybe they’re more apt to take risks, take chances," Texans coach Bill O'Brien said Friday. "I think we better be on high alert. {Browns coach] Hue (Jackson) does a great job with creativity... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bill O'Brien on Astros: 'Can't tell how much it would make me happy to see them beat the Yankees'As a Massachusetts native, Texans coach Bill O'Brien grew up as an ardent Bosto
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
As a Massachusetts native, Texans coach Bill O'Brien grew up as an ardent Boston Red Sox fan. Now that O'Brien is a Houston resident, he's cheering for the Astros. And O'Brien would like nothing better than to see them defeat the New York Yankees in... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Role expanding for Texans OLB Ufomba Kamalutwo for losses and one sack as a rookie last season in four games and one start
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
two for losses and one sack as a rookie last season in four games and one start. “He was in between.," Texans coach Bill O'Brien said of Kamalu's position. "He was a defensive end and then we asked him to lose some weight and play some... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Bill O'Brien on Astros: 'Can't tell how much it would make me happy to see them beat the Yankees'As a Massachusetts native, Texans coach Bill O'Brien grew up as an ardent Bosto
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
As a Massachusetts native, Texans coach Bill O'Brien grew up as an ardent Boston Red Sox fan. Now that O'Brien is a Houston resident, he's cheering for the Astros. And O'Brien would like nothing better than to see them defeat the New York Yankees in... Read more
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Lake Placid News
ON FOOTBALL: Some injuries hurt more than othersBroncos on Sunday night. That's what these types of significant, long-range in
Lake Placid News / Posted 10 days ago
Broncos on Sunday night. That's what these types of significant, long-range injuries do. "It's unfortunate," Texans coach Bill O'Brien says. "You feel for the guys when they get injured: J.J. (and) Whitney missing a year after all the time they... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
ON FOOTBALL: Some injuries hurt more than othersBroncos on Sunday night. That's what these types of significant, long-range in
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
Broncos on Sunday night. That's what these types of significant, long-range injuries do. "It's unfortunate," Texans coach Bill O'Brien says. "You feel for the guys when they get injured: J.J. (and) Whitney missing a year after all the time they... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
ON FOOTBALL: Some injuries hurt more than othersBroncos on Sunday night. That's what these types of significant, long-range in
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Broncos on Sunday night. That's what these types of significant, long-range injuries do. "It's unfortunate," Texans coach Bill O'Brien says. "You feel for the guys when they get injured: J.J. (and) Whitney missing a year after all the time they... Read more
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Connecticut Post
ON FOOTBALL: Some injuries hurt more than othersBroncos on Sunday night. That's what these types of significant, long-range in
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
Broncos on Sunday night. That's what these types of significant, long-range injuries do. "It's unfortunate," Texans coach Bill O'Brien says. "You feel for the guys when they get injured: J.J. (and) Whitney missing a year after all the time they... Read more
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Greenwich Time
ON FOOTBALL: Some injuries hurt more than othersBroncos on Sunday night. That's what these types of significant, long-range in
Greenwich Time / Posted 10 days ago
Broncos on Sunday night. That's what these types of significant, long-range injuries do. "It's unfortunate," Texans coach Bill O'Brien says. "You feel for the guys when they get injured: J.J. (and) Whitney missing a year after all the time they... Read more
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The News-Times
ON FOOTBALL: Some injuries hurt more than othersBroncos on Sunday night. That's what these types of significant, long-range in
The News-Times / Posted 10 days ago
Broncos on Sunday night. That's what these types of significant, long-range injuries do. "It's unfortunate," Texans coach Bill O'Brien says. "You feel for the guys when they get injured: J.J. (and) Whitney missing a year after all the time they... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Bill O'Brien: Texans' Braxton Miller to be active again eventuallyreturn of Will Fuller from a broken collarbone, that doesn't mean his status wi
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
return of Will Fuller from a broken collarbone, that doesn't mean his status will remain inactive every week. Texans coach Bill O'Brien said Thursday that the converted former Ohio State quarterback and third-round draft pick could still figure... Read more
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Island Packet
Watson shines for Texans as Kizer struggles with Brownsthrew for five touchdowns in a loss to the undefeated Chiefs last week. "He ra
Island Packet / Posted 10 days ago
threw for five touchdowns in a loss to the undefeated Chiefs last week. "He rarely makes the same mistake twice," coach Bill O'Brien said. "I think that's something that he does a really good job of and that has to continue because there's no... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans' Benardrick McKinney, Jadeveon Clowney, Johnathan Joseph playing Sundaythey are expected to be on the field Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. "I d
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
they are expected to be on the field Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. "I do expect them to play," Texans coach Bill O'Brien said, adding the caveat that there's still a lot of time between now and kickoff. Clowney is dealing with a... Read more
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FOX Business
Gov. Sununu asks House Speaker Jasper to be ag commissionerinto the future." In 2014, support from Democrats lifted Jasper to an upset wi
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
into the future." In 2014, support from Democrats lifted Jasper to an upset win for the speaker's job over former Speaker Bill O'Brien, who had been the Republican nominee for the post. He faced three challengers in 2016 and won by just five... Read more
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FOX Business
Gov. Sununu asks House Speaker Jasper to be ag commissionerinto the future." In 2014, support from Democrats lifted Jasper to an upset wi
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
into the future." In 2014, support from Democrats lifted Jasper to an upset win for the speaker's job over former Speaker Bill O'Brien, who had been the Republican nominee for the post. He faced three challengers in 2016 and won by just five... Read more
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NFL.com
Unpopular Opinions: 40-year-old Tom Brady tops Aaron Rodgersthe door on them), the AFC North is LOLZ, and hey look, the Chiefs are well ahe
NFL.com / Posted 11 days ago
the door on them), the AFC North is LOLZ, and hey look, the Chiefs are well ahead of their blueprint of being the best team in the regular season and then losing (at home) in the divisional round. Now is the time for Bill O'Brien and th... Read more
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The Christian Post
Houston Texans Linebacker Whitney Mercilus Out for the Season With Torn Pectoral Musclewith a torn pectoral muscle and surgery was necessary, per John McClain of the
The Christian Post / Posted 11 days ago
with a torn pectoral muscle and surgery was necessary, per John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Texans head coach Bill O'Brien has also confirmed that Mercilus has been ruled out of the remainder of the season due to the injury, and he... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans’ defense prepares for life without J.J. Watt, againAlthough a lot of the burden for replacing Watt will fall on Clowney's shoulder
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
Although a lot of the burden for replacing Watt will fall on Clowney's shoulders, it will be a group effort. Texans coach Bill O'Brien was encouraged by how the team has reacted in the wake of losing Watt and Mercilus. "Absolutely, it was a very... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Bill O'Brien goes way back with new guard Dorian JohnsonTexans coach Bill O'Brien has a lot of familiarity with new offensive guard Dor
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
Texans coach Bill O'Brien has a lot of familiarity with new offensive guard Dorian Johnson. When O'Brien was at Penn State, he recruited Johnson. Johnson wound up going to Pitt, where the 6-5, 300-pound lineman became an All-Atlantic Coast... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texans’ defense prepares for life without J.J. Watt, againAlthough a lot of the burden for replacing Watt will fall on Clowney's shoulder
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
Although a lot of the burden for replacing Watt will fall on Clowney's shoulders, it will be a group effort. Texans coach Bill O'Brien was encouraged by how the team has reacted in the wake of losing Watt and Mercilus. "Absolutely, it was a very... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans' Deshaun Watson dazzles with sleight of handthem was showing it to me and I just kind of was like, 'I didn't even know I di
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
them was showing it to me and I just kind of was like, 'I didn't even know I did it.' But, it's pretty cool." Texans coach Bill O'Brien joked that it's all coaching when Watson does something like that. "He's got a great instinct, he's got good... Read more
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SportingNews
Facing Deshaun Watson: a brutal reminder of Browns' latest NFL Draft whiffplayer regardless of position, after his stellar college career. Give Houston
SportingNews / Posted 12 days ago
player regardless of position, after his stellar college career. Give Houston general manager Rick Smith and coach Bill O'Brien credit for identifying Watson as a game-changing talent and trading up in the draft to get him. They also have... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Chiefs QB Alex Smith flying high with Kansas City at 5-0than 100 yards and another touchdown during the Chiefs' 5-0 start. "He's reall
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 13 days ago
than 100 yards and another touchdown during the Chiefs' 5-0 start. "He's really good at extending plays," Texans coach Bill O'Brien said. "I'm not sure what he rushed for, but he ran for a lot of yards. He's a great player. He's playing at a... Read more
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The Christian Post
Houston Texans Defensive End J.J. Watt Suffers Tibial Plateau Fracture, Out for the Seasonfracture. According to NFL Network, Watt had to undergo surgery to repair the
The Christian Post / Posted 13 days ago
fracture. According to NFL Network, Watt had to undergo surgery to repair the damage on his leg, and Texans head coach Bill O'Brien has confirmed that his season is over because of the injury. "To have their seasons cut short because of an... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Smith flying high with Kansas City off to 5-0 startthan 100 yards and another touchdown during the Chiefs' 5-0 start. "He's reall
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
than 100 yards and another touchdown during the Chiefs' 5-0 start. "He's really good at extending plays," Texans coach Bill O'Brien said. "I'm not sure what he rushed for, but he ran for a lot of yards. He's a great player. He's playing at a... Read more
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NFL.com
Andrew Luck won't play for Colts vs. Titansexamination Monday on his ankle sprain, and Sterling Shepard is day-to-day with
NFL.com / Posted 13 days ago
examination Monday on his ankle sprain, and Sterling Shepard is day-to-day with a sprained ankle. 3. Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien confirmed that pass rushers J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus will both miss the remainder of the 2017 season with... Read more
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NFL.com
Colts rule Andrew Luck out vs. Titansexamination Monday on his ankle sprain, and Sterling Shepard is day-to-day with
NFL.com / Posted 13 days ago
examination Monday on his ankle sprain, and Sterling Shepard is day-to-day with a sprained ankle. 3. Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien confirmed that pass rushers J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus will both miss the remainder of the 2017 season with... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans' deep threat Will Fuller racking up touchdownsDeshaun Watson for six receptions and 92 yards since returning from his injury.
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
Deshaun Watson for six receptions and 92 yards since returning from his injury. "Yeah, he's played well," Texans coach Bill O'Brien said. "He's worked very hard in the offseason, then he got hurt and he worked very hard to get back from the... Read more
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