1. Houston Texans vs. Miami Dolphins: 5 Key Matchups for a Texans Victory

    Last Sunday, the Houston Texans exercised some franchise demons in their drumming of the Indianapolis Colts during the first game of the season...

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  2. Houston Texans: What to Take Away from the Victory over the Indianapolis Colts

    On Sunday, the Houston Texans routed the Indianapolis Colts at home to open the season. The popular reasoning as to why the game was so lopsided was due to the absence of Peyton Manning ...

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  3. Texans vs. Colts: 5 Matchups Key to a Houston Victory

    Heading into the 2010 season, the Houston Texans had beaten the Indianapolis Colts one time. The Texans opened the season by beating the Colts at home and then later lost to them in Indianapolis to bring their franchise record to 2-16...

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  4. Houston Texans: Sorry Fantasy Football, It Makes No Sense to Play Arian Foster

    On Sunday, the Houston Texans will host their divisional opponents the Indianapolis Colts to open their 2011 regular seasons. These two teams feature the two most famous body parts in the NFL...

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  5. Houston Texans: Michael Lombardi Is Not a Fan for All the Wrong Reasons

    NFL players are constantly reminded by their coaches to watch what they say to the media. This task has become more and more difficult in an age of social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter and other Internet blogging sites...

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  6. Houston Texans Offense Might Improve with James Casey at Fullback

    The 2011 NFL free-agency period was a good one for the Houston Texans by most accounts. They signed Johnathan Joseph, widely believed to be the second-best corner back on the ...

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  7. What to Make of the Defensive Success of the Houston Texans Preseason

    The Houston Texans are 3-0… in the preseason. The Texans record in exhibition games is just the latest feather in the cap of the team that has tried to sell the city of ...

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  8. Houston Texans Defense and Their Inability to Stop the Run

    The focus for the Houston Texans this offseason was revamping the defense. More specifically, the pass defense was the focus of the improvement, and for good reason...

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  9. JJ Watt: Houston Texans' First-Round Pick Is Defying Lofty Expectations

    JJ Watt’s preseason statistics for the Houston Texans will not blow you away. In fact, one tackle and one pass defended would lead the casual observer to believe Watt was underperforming for the 11th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft...

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  10. Mario Williams Is an Investment That the Houston Texans Must Let Mature

    Last night, the Houston Texans made their preseason debut against the New York Jets on Monday Night Football...

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  11. Jets vs. Texans Monday Night Preseason: Live Reaction to Game's Biggest Stories

    Tonight is the 2011 debut of Monday Night Football featuring the New York Jets against the Houston Texans ...

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  12. Houston Texans: Questions the Texans Need to Answer Against the Jets on MNF

    Monday night, the Houston Texans will begin their 2011 preseason against the New York Jets at Reliant Stadium. So far, the NFL has seen a dramatic spike in interest of the preseason due to the labor unrest in the offseason...

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  13. Houston Texans: What to Make of the Initial Texans Depth Chart

    The Houston Texans are now a little over a week into training camp and another week away from their first preseason game. In preparation for this, the team has posted the first official depth chart since the end of the 2010 season...

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  14. Houston Texans: Is There Hope for Kareem Jackson in Wade Phillips' Defense?

    The Houston Texans are one week into switching defensive schemes from a 4-3 to the 3-4. With such a transition taking place, many players are undertaking drastic individual changes ...

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  15. Houston Texans Defensive Starters and Their Fit in Wade Phillips' Scheme

    In an effort to learn more about what Wade Phillips ’ defense might look like, I re-watched the Cowboys vs. Texans game from last season. You can find my observations of his scheme in an article I wrote earlier this week...

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  16. Wade Phillips' Defense Against the Houston Texans

    NFL free agency is still in full swing, but the Houston Texans have likely made their most important acquisitions of the period in Johnathan Joseph and Danieal Manning...

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  17. NFL Free Agency: How Johnathan Joseph Solves the Houston Texans' Biggest Need

    After the merciful end of the labor stoppage last week, free agency began with a fury on Monday. Fans of the Houston Texans expected the long awaited answer to the question they ...

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  18. NFL Free Agency: What To Make of Houston Texans Re-Signing Jones and Butler

    Last night, the Houston Texans joined the 2011 NFL free-agency foray by re-signing wide receiver Jacoby Jones and swing tackle Rashad Butler according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter ...

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  19. NFL Free Agency: 5 Teams That Will Make a Splash in Free Agency

    The 2011 NFL Free agency period is in full swing. Yesterday marked the start of the negotiating timeframe, which started slowly but picked up speed later in the day...

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  20. NFL Trade Rumors: Why the Tennessee Titans Do Not Make Sense for Kyle Orton

    Trades in the National Football League became possible at 10:00 EST this morning, and all eyes turned to Kevin Kolb. Another quarterback, however, has stolen some of his spotlight...

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  21. Has Mario Williams Proved to the Houston Texans That He is Worth a New Deal?

    Last week I suggested, in an effort to make more cap room for the splash that Rick Smith claimed that the Houston Texans were going to make in free agency, they should go ahead and extend Mario Williams to cut down on his 2011 base salary...

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  22. The Texans Giving Mario Williams a New Deal Would Help Sign Other Free Agents

    As the lockout languishes in its final hour, the entire NFL is anxiously awaiting the start of free agency, the first non-labor related piece of business to be conducted by the league since the draft...

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  23. Amobi Okoye and Steve Slaton: Possible Casualties of Houston Texans Salary Cap

    It’s just past July 15, and just as Albert Breer predicted some time ago it looks as if there will be a resolution to the labor unrest. With the cessation of the owner installed lockout, free agency will be right around the corner...

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  24. Marketing Genius: How the NFL Has Increased in Popularity Even with the Lockout

    The NFL is by far the most popular sports league in America, and that is no accident. Besides the qualities of the game of football itself that appeals to Americans, the NFL has brought marketing to near perfection...

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  25. NFL: The 16 Biggest Mistakes on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2011

    The NFL Network filled an offseason of labor dispute with a great distraction: the Top 100 Players of 2011. The program was a follow-up of the wildly popular Top 100 Players of All Time...

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