1. Why Aaron Schobel Would Be a Great Addition to the Houston Texans

    Let's talk about some football realities first. The Texans have defeated the cream of the AFC South, the Indianapolis Colts, once. In eight (freaking!) years. The Colts have been one of the best passing teams in the NFL for years...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about over 4 years ago 2,614 reads 1 comments

  2. Houston Texans 2010 Training Camp: Rookie Report

    The Houston Texans have relied on a young core of players in recent years to make an effort towards qualifying for the playoffs...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about over 4 years ago 2,404 reads 5 comments

  3. NFL Predictions for 2010 Season: Very Early Look at NFL Playoff Teams

    Deservedly so, the New Orleans Saints, led by quarterback Drew Brees, have basked in the glory of their recent Super Bowl triumph...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about over 4 years ago 5,537 reads 66 comments

  4. Houston Texans: 10 Breakout Players for the 2010 NFL Season

    Every season in the NFL, teams come from out of nowhere to make the playoffs. Likewise, players emerge from out of the blue to become stars. Often, this includes untested rookies fresh from the college game...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about over 4 years ago 3,082 reads 3 comments

  5. Texans News: 10 Ways to Overcome Brian Cushing's Suspension

    We all know Brian Cushing is going to miss the first four games of the 2010 NFL season. Whether you think he's still an emerging star and a leader on the Texans (as I do) or you think ...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about over 4 years ago 1,808 reads 1 comments

  6. The 15 Worst Moves of the 2010 NFL Offseason

    Each offseason, a litany of moves are made and even more are rumored. Often, teams that are close to reaching their potential gamble on adding one more player to put them over the top...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about over 4 years ago 12,147 reads 56 comments

  7. How Andre Johnson's Contract Dispute Could Derail the Texans in 2010

    Let's get this straight first. Andre Johnson is not only the best wide receiver in the NFL, he's the most important (dare I say, valuable?) player in the NFL. Andre is the straw that stirs the NFL's best offense's drink...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about over 4 years ago 1,455 reads 7 comments

  8. Dog Day Questions Facing the Houston Texans: The Running Game

    Today is officially the first day of summer. For those of you away from Houston, you may be surprised to know it's been at or near 100 degrees in Houston for a while now...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about over 4 years ago 1,761 reads 12 comments

  9. Which Houston Texans Could Star in the World Cup?

    With the World Cup in full swing, plenty of Texan fans have been tuning in to watch. It's highly debatable which athletes from other sports could be soccer stars for the Red White and ...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about over 4 years ago 1,237 reads 4 comments

  10. NFL Draft Grades 2010: Full Houston Texans Report Card

    Coming into the 2010 NFL Draft, the Houston Texans were hoping to fill holes in the secondary and in the backfield. An additional need was adding a defensive tackle along with building overall depth throughout the roster...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about over 4 years ago 384 reads 5 comments

  11. Status Check: Where Are the Houston Texans Two Weeks Before the Draft?

    Earlier in the week, we examined the Houston Texans' offense and where it stood before the 2010 NFL Draft. Let's now take a look at the defense. We'll address the current roster, new additions and potential draft options...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about over 4 years ago 1,907 reads 2 comments

  12. Full First Round 2010 NFL Mock Draft

    One of my favorite sporting events (not just in the NFL universe) is the annual NFL draft. Every season, hope springs eternal for most teams. Not the St. Louis Rams, but most teams...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about over 4 years ago 7,990 reads 37 comments

  13. Status Check: Where Are the Houston Texans Two Weeks Before the Draft?

    A little more than two weeks remain before the NFL Draft. Most teams have obvious strengths and weaknesses and the Houston Texans are obviously no exception. With that being said, let's take a look at where the Texans are before the draft...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about over 4 years ago 1,468 reads 2 comments

  14. Which Teams are Most Likely to Dominate Twitter

    Child, please. We all know that Chad Ochocinco is one of the most prolific Tweeters in the NFL. But there are some teams who are likely to dominate the Twitter headlines leading up the the NFL Draft and well into the off season...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about almost 5 years ago 161 reads 0 comments

  15. 2010 FC NFL Mock Draft: At 20, The Houston Texans Select...

    I'll start out agreeing with Jim McCurdy. This mock draft is a boat load of fun. And I'm glad to be part of the mock representing the Houston Texans Nation...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about almost 5 years ago 4,180 reads 9 comments

  16. Houston Texans: Free Agents They Should Target

    Free agency is sometimes about landing a big fish. Think Albert Haynesworth or way back to Reggie White. More often, and especially for good teams, free agency is about adding good players that both fit the system and won't break the bank...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about almost 5 years ago 2,523 reads 2 comments

  17. Gary Kubiak's Extension Could Be a Mistake for the Houston Texans

    Gary Kubiak signing a three-year extension to lead the Texans is a mistake. Yeah, I said it.  And I know I also said I was in favor of him getting one more year to show what he can and can't do as the head coach of the Texans...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about almost 5 years ago 868 reads 32 comments

  18. 2010 NFL Draft: Best and Worst Houston Texans Draft Picks

    In 2002, Bob McNair brought the NFL back to Houston. Throughout the years, there have been some highs and lows. The NFL Draft has been no exception...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about almost 5 years ago 6,706 reads 22 comments

  19. Gary Kubiak Deserves One More Year with the Houston Texans

    (Photo caption: Gary Kubiak applauds my approval of one more year at the helm of the Texans.) I'll be the first to admit it: I'm not a big Gary Kubiak fan. I've written more than once on this site about my dislike for Kubes...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about almost 5 years ago 1,301 reads 29 comments

  20. Houston Texans' First Winning Season: Reason To Celebrate?

    Before we get started, let me ask you to excuse my lack of writing recently.  I started a new job and had my wisdom teeth pulled.  These were both very positive changes in my life, but didn't leave me much time to write about our beloved Houston Texans...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about almost 5 years ago 1,066 reads 9 comments

  21. Don't Be Fooled By Houston Texans' Late-Season Success

    Now, I don't want this to sound overly negative. Any time the Houston Texans win a game is reason to celebrate. And we all know there haven't been enough celebrations throughout the history of the franchise...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about 5 years ago 1,075 reads 6 comments

  22. Steve Slaton Injury Prompts "Wait Till Next Year" Cry from Houston Texans

    By now we've all heard or read that Houston Texans running back Steve Slaton is out for the rest of 2009 with a neck injury. Early reports indicate that the nerve damage is not career-threatening and that Slaton will be ready for next season...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about 5 years ago 1,119 reads 10 comments

  23. Houston Texans Loss Against Jacksonville Jaguars Typical For 2009 Season

    Could there be a more emblematic series than the first half goal line stand where the Texans' defense (with major props to weak side linebacker Zac Diles) fought tooth and nail to keep Jaguar's ...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about 5 years ago 581 reads 2 comments

  24. Houston Texans: Good Enough To Disappoint and Anger

    I don't think it is a stretch to say that this season has been a disappointment for the Houston Texans and their fans. Before the season started, pundits were picking the Texans as a sleeper team to emerge as a playoff contender...

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  25. Fire Gary Kubiak Before Another Season Is Wasted

    The Houston Texans played almost a flawless first half and jumped out to a 20-7 lead at halftime. Sure, some points were left on the field and there were a few mistakes, but leading the Colts by 13 at the half is pretty good...

    Vik Vij Written by Vik Vij about 5 years ago 3,338 reads 20 comments