1. Steelers vs Texans: 5 Things We Learned From Houston's 17-10 Win

    What a game. Regardless of some really questionable officiating through the entire game, the Texans persevered and took on adversity with grace and grit in a 17-10 victory to improve to 3-1 on the 2011 season...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about 3 years ago 2,185 reads 11 comments

  2. Steelers vs Texans: 5 Keys to a Houston Victory This Sunday

    With the bad taste from the Saints game starting to get out of the fans' mouths, their attention has begun to shift to the matchup with the Pittsburgh Steelers ...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about 3 years ago 1,456 reads 0 comments

  3. Steve Slaton Further Proves That NFL Stands For Not For Long

    I remember back in 2009 when Steve Slaton , who was coming off a stellar rookie season, was advised by his agent not to hold out of camp in hopes of a long-term deal from the Texans ...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 1,061 reads 3 comments

  4. Steelers vs. Texans: 5 Reasons This Is an AFC Championship Game Preview

    With the Texans coming off of a loss and the Steelers having quite a lackluster performance against the hapless Colts , this may seem an unlikely matchup for a possible conference championship...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 1,477 reads 2 comments

  5. Houston Texans Report Card: Grading Every Week 3 Starter

    This is always a fun task; breaking down and handing out grades for individual starters in a particular game. Fortunately, it was a game of many pros and cons that should make the grades vary plenty...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 978 reads 1 comments

  6. Texans vs Saints: 5 Things We Learned About Houston in 40-33 Loss

    While most of the city of Houston is on suicide watch right now after dropping a game full of missed opportunities against the New Orleans Saints at the Superdome, I'm surprisingly good...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 1,829 reads 4 comments

  7. NFL Power Rankings Week 3: Ranking All 32 Head Coaches

    Two weeks into the 2011 NFL campaign, and there is still time for a 0-2 team to turn it around and vice versa. Headed into this season, there were a handful of coaches who were feeling the hot seat in regards to their jobs...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 21,476 reads 29 comments

  8. 50 Things We Learned in Week 2 and What They Mean to Your Fantasy Team

    Just like I said in my Week 2 grades last night, there are plenty of story lines to go around with this week of the 2011 NFL season in the books...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 4,806 reads 8 comments

  9. NFL Report Card Week 2: Handing Out Grades to All 32 Teams

    After two weeks of the NFL , things are becoming a little more clear as to what may still be an early season aberration and what looks to be for real...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 10,576 reads 27 comments

  10. Fantasy Football Start 'Em Sit 'Em Week 2: 25 Players You Should Bench

    Ah, Week 2 of the NFL season. This is the week where everyone has usually knee-jerked and overreacted to one game and declared their team an overnight sensation or a complete letdown...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 24,359 reads 17 comments

  11. NFL Week 2: The Most Intriguing Storylines for Each Game

    After a thrilling Week 1 in the 2011 NFL regular season, some teams are who we thought they were, while others have disappointed and surprised...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 1,286 reads 2 comments

  12. NFL Awards Week 1: Who Are Front Runners For All Major Awards?

    As the nation mourned the memory of the September 11th attacks one decade later, the league did the same with a special tribute simultaneously for all the early afternoon games...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 5,146 reads 26 comments

  13. Game-by-Game Predictions for the 2011 Houston Texans

    At last, the wait is over. With kickoff taking place in Green Bay last night, what felt like the longest offseason ever finally came to a close...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 584 reads 1 comments

  14. 10 NFL Rookies Fans Want to See Fail

    "It's nothing personal." That's usually the reply most people give when you ask why they don't like a certain athlete...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 3,309 reads 2 comments

  15. NFL Odds: Setting Super Bowl Odds for All 32 Teams

    With the NFL season within striking distance and rosters finally appearing final, the folks in Vegas are placing their final odds on the 2011 season...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 83,660 reads 100 comments

  16. Fantasy Football Sleepers: 50 Gems Available in Your League for Week 1

    With the NFL regular season just a few days away, most fantasy football drafts have been completed. But with injury lists and other facts coming out, many are scrambling to tweak their rosters with some hidden gems or even just one-week fixes...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 1,050 reads 0 comments

  17. 2011 NFL Predictions: Guessing the Texans' Final 53-Man Roster & Practice Squad

    When you watch every single snap of all four preseason games, you can tell a lot about a team. For every guy who is a lock to make the team, there is another “bubble guy” who might never put on pads for the National Football League again...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 1,987 reads 8 comments

  18. 2011 NFL Predictions: Predicting the All-Rookie Team

    God, I love this time of year in the NFL . That time when everyone starts making up their tailgating menu, arranging watch parties and making their personal beer flow chart...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 7,287 reads 51 comments

  19. 10 Rule Changes the NFL Should Implement Immediately

    It seems that every season we are introduced to a new set of changes to some of the rules that have stood in the NFL for dozens and dozens of years...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 4,267 reads 26 comments

  20. 2011 NFL Predictions: 10 Most Surprising Cuts That Might Happen on Tuesday

    With the first set of roster cuts coming up this Tuesday to get teams down to 75 players, there are going to be a lot of guys looking for jobs real soon...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 8,133 reads 11 comments

  21. Unfulfilled Potential: The NFL Journey of Vince Young

    He just wins. This statement was the biggest reason Vince Young enthusiasts believed he would be an elite NFL quarterback. And if going by his achievements at the University of Texas, that statement was indeed hard to argue...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 3,057 reads 27 comments

  22. Ranking Every NFL Team's Two-Minute Offense

    A lot of things go into a two-minute offense in the NFL . While the quarterback gets most of the credit, as he should, if he doesn't have receivers that can catch the ball and get ...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 591 reads 83 comments

  23. Falcons vs. Saints: The Most Underrated Rivalry in Sports

    The Rivalry. It is one of the most passionate things in all of sports. A team can have a losing record, but if they beat their rivals, it makes the agony all worth it...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 203 reads 28 comments

  24. 2011 NFL Predictions: 24 Most Impressive Single-Game Performances This Season

    Ah, the preseason. At this time of year, it's always fun to see how optimistic everyone is about their teams and favorite players. A certain guy is going to have a breakout year or this team is going to be a dark horse as Super Bowl contenders...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 3,725 reads 28 comments

  25. 2011 NFL Predictions: The Houston Texans Will Have the Best Offense in the NFL

    With the primary focus around the league on all things Houston Texans being if Wade Phillips can fix their defense or not, most are overlooking that their offense is one of the best in the game...

    Mike Kerns Written by Mike Kerns about over 3 years ago 4,573 reads 26 comments