1. Wilfork, O'Brien Take Center Stage in Hard Knocks

    Anyone unfamiliar with Texans coach Bill O'Brien's fiery demeanor and competitive spirit were quickly introduced to both in the first scene of the first episode of HBO's Hard Knocks, which aired on Tuesday night...

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  2. O'Brien Kicks off 'Hard Knocks' with F-Bomb Filled Hour

    It took 20 months, but we finally saw the real Bill O'Brien. And we watched it all for an F-bomb filled-hour on national TV.....

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  3. Watch: Garcon Gets Under Watt's Skin on Hard Knocks

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  4. Bill O'Brien Will Be a Surprise Contender for Coach of the Year in 2015

    He'll be a national star after his stellar appearance on Hard Knocks , but Houston Texans second-year head coach Bill O'Brien will end the season in the spotlight because of his coaching ability...

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  5. Texans Asst. Coach Has Great 'Macho Man' Impersonation

    A new season of HBO's Hard Knocks is upon us, and amidst the expected f-bombs and sideshows has emerged a gem: Texans assistant strength coach Sean Hayes pulling off a marvelous “Macho Man” Randy Savage impersonation...

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  6. With Foster Out, Blue Prepared to Step Up for Texans

    HOUSTON (AP) — Alfred Blue isn't daunted at the prospect of filling in for Arian Foster . The second-year player is calm and cool about stepping up for the Houston Texans with Foster out indefinitely after groin surgery...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 6 months ago 407 reads 0 comments

  7. O'Brien: Louis Nix III to Get 'A Lot of Snaps' vs. 49ers

    Nose tackle Louis Nix III has a lot to prove. He'll have ample opportunity this week when the Texans open up their 2015 preseason against San Francisco at NRG Stadium...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 6 months ago 77 reads 0 comments

  8. First Depth Chart Released by Texans

    The Texans have a depth chart. But they still haven't named a starting quarterback. The team released it's first unofficial depth chart of 2015, and under.....

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 6 months ago 614 reads 0 comments

  9. Tight Ends Need to Assert Themselves in Texans' Offense

    Nobody would ever confuse Garrett Graham for Rob Gronkowski . He doesn't have a party bus, and he's not on anybody's future Hall of Famer short list like Gronkowski. And despite spending his...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 6 months ago 112 reads 0 comments

  10. Bill O'Brien Asked Parents Not to Watch 'Hard Knocks'

    Texans coach Bill O'Brien has seen tonight's first “Hard Knocks” episode and, as feared, he may have helped it earn an “R” rating...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 6 months ago 181 reads 0 comments

  11. Starting QB for First Preseason Game Still Up in Air

    Texans coach Bill O'Brien isn't close to naming his starting quarterback for the season or for Saturday's preseason opener against San Francisco ...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 6 months ago 72 reads 0 comments

  12. Andre Hal Adjusts to Switch from Cornerback to Safety

    Andre Hal, then a backup cornerback, was told late last season that it would serve him well to start figuring out what was required of the Texans ' safeties...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 6 months ago 66 reads 0 comments

  13. Brian Hoyer vs. Ryan Mallett: Updates on Texans' QB Battle

    The Houston Texans came into training camp this summer with a quarterback battle on their hands, with Brian Hoyer and Ryan Mallett competing for the starting job. Drew Dougherty of HoustonTexans ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 6 months ago 60,047 reads 51 comments

  14. Hard Knocks FAQ

    The Houston Texans will be featured on the 10th season of “Hard Knocks”. But what exactly does that mean, and what can we expect? “Hard Knocks” is a sports-based reality...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 6 months ago 37 reads 0 comments

  15. Arian Foster Fallout: How Injury Alters Houston Texans, AFC Race

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 6 months ago 78 reads 0 comments

  16. Rookie Linebacker Benardrick McKinney Working Hard to 'Get Better Every Day'

    Benardrick McKinney is about as philosophical as any rookie in the NFL , which is to say there isn't a ton of time for him to reflect on his status. He's far too busy absorbing the playbook...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 6 months ago 51 reads 0 comments

  17. Watch: Wilfork Shows He Can Ball on 'Hard Knocks'

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  18. How Houston Texans Can Replace Arian Foster in Rushing Attack

    The Houston Texans suffered a huge loss with Arian Foster 's injury in training camp, and now they will have to find production elsewhere on the ground...

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  19. DeAndre Hopkins Shines Against Redskins

    The scouting report on DeAndre Hopkins has always included superlatives about how he'll fight for the ball and usually end up on the winning side. But on Thursday in Richmond, he wasn't just fighting for the ball...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 6 months ago 719 reads 0 comments

  20. Vandermeer's View: Texans Band Together

    It's hard to project how Saturday's run-in with the Redskins will affect this team. You could look at it as a 'wasted practice' as Jay Gruden did. Or you could look at it as a moment this team bonded and perhaps defined itself for the season...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 6 months ago 108 reads 0 comments

  21. Versatile SS Eddie Pleasant Aiming to Show Texans He Can Do Even More

    RICHMOND, Va. — Eddie Pleasant knew the football was coming his way, anticipating the underneath route by reading Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III 's eyes...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 6 months ago 244 reads 0 comments

  22. RB Chris Polk Returns to Practice Saturday

    Running back Chris Polk returned to the field on Saturday in time for the Texans final joint practice in Richmond. Polk injured his hamstring in camp and was sidelined for three days of practice...

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  23. Bullough Showing Signs of Progress

    Second-year inside linebacker Max Bullough is playing with the starters in practice against Washington . He's lining up next to Brian Cushing while Akeem Dent is on the physically unable to perform list...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 6 months ago 47 reads 0 comments

  24. Hoyer's Familiarity with Play-Caller Yields Confidence

    Like Ryan Mallett and Tom Savage, quarterback Brian Hoyer is getting used to the play-calling of offensive coordinator George Godsey. Godsey, a former quarterback at Georgia Tech, coached quarterbacks last season...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 6 months ago 28 reads 0 comments

  25. Watt, Wilfork Have 'Big Brother Little Brother Relationship'

    Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt and his playful, irrepressible personality have forged a big dog, little dog relationship with massive new defensive tackle Vince Wilfork...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 6 months ago 40 reads 0 comments