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Texans claim Andre Ellington

Duke Ellington remains a free agent, but two other Ellingtons now call Houston home. The Texans signed wide receiver Bruce Ellington as a free agent this summer and now they’ve added running back Andre Ellington to their backfield. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that they’ve claimed the former Cardinals running back off of waivers [more]

Texans promoting Cobi Hamilton from practice squad

The Texans are dealing with a couple of injuries at wide receiver and they’ll be adding another one to the active roster ahead of next Monday’s game against the Ravens. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that the team will call wide receiver Cobi Hamilton up from the practice squad this week. Will Fuller [more]

Tom Savage credits “mental toughness” for improved results

The Texans won on Sunday for the first time since quarterback Deshaun Watson went down with torn ACL and the play of Watson’s replacement played a big role in that. It looked like Tom Savage was on track for another rough day as a lost fumble and an interception in the first half both led [more]

AFC playoff picture: Steelers, Patriots atop the conference

Some things never change. The Steelers and Patriots are the two franchises that have played in the AFC Championship Game the most, and the Steelers and Patriots are the two teams atop the AFC this year. Here’s how the AFC playoff picture looks, with each team now having played 10 games: LEADERS 1. Steelers (8-2): [more]

Bruce Arians on fourth-down decision: I cost our team the game

The Cardinals had plenty of time with 6:33 remaining and down only 24-21. So coach Bruce Arians’ decision to go for it on fourth-and-one at his own 34-yard line was curious at the time. After Adrian Peterson was stuffed and the Texans scored on the next play, Arians’ decision invited second-guessing. Count Arians among the [more]

D’Onta Foreman tears Achilles

Rookie running back D'Onta Foreman saw his season end on a 34-yard touchdown run. He tore his Achilles, per John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, in a non-contact injury and will undergo season-ending surgery. Foreman called his day “bittersweet” after scoring two touchdowns. The former University of Texas star was running free when his Achilles [more]

Texans rally in fourth quarter for 31-21 victory over Arizona

The Texans ended a three-game losing streak with their best effort of the season with Tom Savage as their quarterback, beating Arizona 31-21. It was his first victory this season as the starter after three losses. Savage went 22-of-32 for 230 yards with two touchdowns and one interception as the Texans rolled up 357 yards. [more]

D’Onta Foreman carted off with lower leg injury

The Texans can’t catch a break. D'Onta Foreman ran for a 34-yard touchdown, but without even being touched, the rookie running back needed a cart to leave the field. Foreman appeared to injury his lower left leg as it came down at the 2 and he fell into the end zone and immediately grabbed the [more]

Blaine Gabbert has Cardinals up 14-10 at halftime

Blaine Gabbert?! The former first-round pick turned journeyman is having a heck of a debut as the Cardinals’ starting quarterback. With Arizona missing injured quarterbacks Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton, Gabbert completed 11 of 14 passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns in the first half. The Cardinals lead 14-10. He threw a 20-yard touchdown [more]

Larry Fitzgerald scores as Cardinals draw even in Houston

Team medical staff examined Larry Fitzgerald‘s left hand shortly before the Cardinals recovered a Tom Savage fumble. The Cardinals star wide receiver seems to be just fine, doing what Larry Fitzgerald does. He caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from Blaine Gabbert to draw the Cardinals even with the Texans, 7-7. The two-play, 17-yard drive was [more]

Texans score first as Tom Savage is off to a fast start

Tom Savage is off to his best start as a starter this season. He has completed all six passes he has attempted, including a 7-yard touchdown pass to Lamar Miller. Savage drove the Texans 89 yards in 12 plays, using up 6 minutes, 58 seconds for a 7-0 lead early in the second quarter. He [more]

Week 11 early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs. Buccaneers at Dolphins Buccaneers: QB Jameis Winston, CB Vernon Hargreaves, DE William Gholston, OL Caleb Benenoch, [more]

Week 11 injury report roundup

Week 11 kicked off on Thursday with a Steelers win and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should be self-explanatory. Players [more]

Blaine Gabbert will start for Cardinals on Sunday

Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald will celebrate his new contract extension by catching some passes from Blaine Gabbert. The Cardinals will be in Houston and coach Bruce Arians announced on Friday that Gabbert will be the team’s starting quarterback. Drew Stanton has been starting since Carson Palmer broke his arm last month, but Stanton hurt [more]

Tom Savage motivated by Bill O’Brien’s comments

Texans coach Bill O’Brien said on Thursday that it is time for quarterback Tom Savage “to get going” and that Savage’s relative inexperience is no excuse for his ragged play since returning to the lineup in the wake of Deshaun Watson‘s torn ACL. Those comments were designed to light a fire under Savage and the [more]

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