1. Houston Texans: The 5 Most Important Facts About the Texans' Schedule

    The Houston Texans have been a potential breakout team for some time now. Since head coach Gary Kubiak took over, every year they team seemed to improve until the miserable setback of 6-10 came last year...

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  2. Houston Texans: Reading Between the Lines of Rick Smith's MMQB Guest Column

    For years, head coach Gary Kubiak was blamed for the mediocrity of the Houston Texans . Lately though, general manager Rick Smith has taken a fair amount of criticism for the Texans' poor performance, and not just from the fans...

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  3. Houston Texans: Are Fans Too Picky Regarding Nnamdi Asomugha?

    The offseason for the NFL is a desert for its fans. Football is the most popular sport in America by far these days, and the passionate followers of said sport crave news and rumors to peruse and discuss year-round...

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  4. Dorin Dickerson: The Houston Texans Receiver Is a Future Star in the Making

    Every year there are players who defy the expectations bestowed on them by NFL fans and analysts. No one knows this better than followers of the Houston Texans ...

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  5. Andre Johnson: Why the Houston Texans Receiver Is the Best in the NFL

    Since the draft, the NFL Network has filled the lack of programming options in an offseason mired by labor unrest with the Top 100 Players of 2011...

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  6. 2011 NFL Predictions: 8 Teams with No Chance of Winning the Lombardi Trophy

    Every year, there is some widespread speculation for which teams will be in the hunt for the Lombardi Trophy...

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  7. NFL Free Agency: Why the Houston Texans Should Not Target a Wide Receiver

    With a new collective bargaining agreement as realistically close as it's been since the lockout began in March, NFL teams will soon turn their full attention to free agency...

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  8. NFL: The One Injury That Could Ruin Every Franchise's 2011 Season

    Every year, there are one or two teams in the National Football League that are seemingly derailed by one key injury. That one player was so important to the team, for one reason or another, that the team was not able to overcome the loss...

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  9. AFC South: Which Is the Dominant Division Team of the Future?

    The AFC South has, classically, been a one team division. Besides two years that the Tennessee Titans managed to come out on top, the Indianapolis Colts have owned the division...

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  10. Houston Texans: Who Is to Blame for the Historically Bad Defense?

    It is well established that the Houston Texans are a lopsided team. Head coach Gary Kubiak has taken a great deal of criticism for the abysmal defenses of his teams as well ...

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  11. Houston Texans: Owen Daniels Could Be the Finishing Touch on Offense

    The Houston Texans spent most of the offseason focusing on the defensive side of the ball, and understandably so...

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  12. Houston Texans: Will Gary Kubiak Survive the Entire 2011 Season?

    Gary Kubiak took over the Houston Texas as head coach to little fanfare in 2006. The longtime offensive coordinator to Mike Shanahan in Denver was given full control of 2005's worst team in the NFL and the first overall pick that came with it...

    Jake Langenkamp Written by Jake Langenkamp about over 3 years ago 1,629 reads 4 comments

  13. Houston Texans: The Confidence To Be Great on Defense Rather Than Not Bad

    In the National Football League, success breeds confidence. Some might label it arrogance or even hubris of professional athletes, but success requires a certain amount of cockiness ...

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  14. Houston Texans: The Texans Redshirt Rookie Ben Tate

    NFL seasons, despite being only 16 games, are long endeavors. With every passing week, an NFL team changes remarkably...

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  15. Houston Texans: Letting Vonta Leach Walk Is Both Unpopular and Smart

    Of late, one member of the 2010 Houston Texans has had his name discussed more than any other: Vonta Leach . This discussion is both on the national and local level...

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  16. Houston Texans: Why Bob McNair Should Overpay for Nnamdi Asomugha

    Nnamdi Asomugha will be the highest paid free agent of the 2011 NFL season. No matter what the rules are of that eventual free agency period, the former Raider cornerback will draw the biggest contract of any unrestricted free agent...

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  17. The 10 NFL Players Most Likely to Succeed at Other Sports

    Baseball might be America’s pastime, but football is by far the most popular sport in the country today...

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  18. Wade Phillips: Why the Houston Texans Job Is Easier Than You Think

    Much has been made of the 2011 season for the Houston Texans , and for good reason. Success will result in nothing less than a playoff berth...

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  19. Houston Texans: An Early Look at the Defensive Depth Chart

    A couple of weeks ago, I took a look at the Offensive Depth Chart as it stood today before free agency for the Houston Texans . Now it’s the turn of the all important Defensive Depth Chart...

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  20. Houston Texans: 10 Most Important Players for 2011 Season

    2011 will be the most important season in the history of the Houston Texans. That sounds like hyperbole, but if you assess all that is stake this upcoming year, it is not exaggeration...

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  21. Houston Texans: An Early Look at the Offensive Depth Chart

    With the 2011 NFL Draft done and gone, the next step for NFL teams will be free agency. That is backwards from the norm, but that is the reality for the NFL in 2011...

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  22. 2011 NFL Draft Grades: A Review of the Houston Texans Draft with Matt Miller

    The 2011 NFL draft is in the books. By now, you’ve probably seen numerous grades on the 32 respective teams’ efforts in the draft, as that is always a fan favorite...

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  23. 2011 NFL Draft Results: The Houston Texans Select Quarterback T.J. Yates

    The newest member of the Houston Texans is T.J. Yates after being selected 152th in the 2011 NFL draft. Yates is a quarterback from the University of North Carolina ...

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  24. 2011 NFL Draft Results: The Houston Texans Select Safety Shiloh Keo

    The newest member of the Houston Texans is Shilioh Keo after being selected 144th in the 2011 NFL Draft. Keo is a safety from the University of Idaho. The Texans acquired the 144th after trading down with the Redskins from the 105th pick...

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  25. 2011 NFL Draft Results: The Houston Texans Select Cornerback Rashad Carmichael

    The newest member of the Houston Texans is Rashad Carmichael after being selected 127th in the 2011 NFL draft. The Texans acquired the 127th after trading down with the Redskins from the 105th pick...

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