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Texans fill out practice squad with Ricky Stanzi

This is the time of year when quarterback depth charts start looking like the Statue of Liberty. So the Texans filled out their roster of tired and poor and huddled masses by adding Ricky Stanzi to the practice squad, according to the Houston Chronicle. He’ll fill out a roster that’s down to Thad Lewis and…

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No Tom Savage this week, leaving Texans scrambling

The Texans can’t even turn to Plan C this week. After losing Ryan Fitzpatrick and Ryan Mallett to season-ending knee injuries, they won’t even be able to turn to rookie Tom Savage this week. Per John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Texans coach Bill O’Brien told reporters that Savage would miss this week and perhaps…

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Cardinals add another quarterback to get them through

As the Cardinals withstand injury after injury to quarterbacks, and try to hang on to the top spot in the NFC playoff seedings, they’ve signed another passer. Sadly, it was not Tim Tebow. Jokes aside (and it was a joke, lighten up Francis), the Cardinals did add a quarterback, adding undrafted rookie Jeff Matthews to…

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Injuries force Texans to bring back Case Keenum

As quarterbacks drop like flies in Houston, the Texans are forced to bring back ones they previously dropped. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans are bringing back Case Keenum to fill the roster spot created when Ryan Fitzpatrick broke his leg yesterday. Keenum was with the team through the preseason, but…

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Savage emerges with leg injury, too

On the same day that Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick suffered a broken leg, his replacement emerged from the game with an injury of his own. Via John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, rookie Tom Savage will undergo on MRI after apparently injuring a knee on the next-to-last play of the the Texans’ loss at Indianapolis.…

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Colts knock off Texans, win AFC South

For the second straight year, the Colts are AFC South champions. Two Andrew Luck first-half TD passes were the difference as the Colts grinded to a 17-10 victory over game-but-hurting Houston on Sunday in Indianapolis. In defeat, the Texans lost quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to a broken leg. Rookie Tom Savage completed 10-of-19 passes for 127…

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Texans trying to hang in vs. Colts

The Colts are having trouble shaking the Texans. Houston has the second half’s only points, with Randy Bullock nailing a 53-yard field goal to cut the Colts’ lead to 14-10 early in the fourth quarter. However, the field goal came only after a holding penalty on receiver DeVier Posey nullified a fourth-down TD run by…

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Ryan Fitzpatrick fractures leg, will miss rest of season

It looks like the Texans will get a couple of games to evaluate rookie quarterback Tom Savage before the end of the regular season. According to multiple reports, Ryan Fitzpatrick fractured his left leg when he was injured in the first half of Sunday’s game against the Colts. Fitzpatrick will miss the rest of the…

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Colts’ offensive advantage gives them lead vs. Texans

Sometimes, a playmaking defense can carry a club. Usually, though, it’s not quite enough. And so we come to the case of the Texans, who trail 14-7 at Indianapolis as the third quarter begins. Houston’s defense has scored the club’s only touchdown, a 27-yard interception return by Kendrick Lewis. Star defensive lineman J.J. Watt has…

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Ryan Fitzpatrick carted off with left leg injury

Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick departed Sunday’s game at Indianapolis after suffering a left leg injury in the second quarter. Fitzpatrick sustained the injury when he was tripped up by Colts outside linebacker Jonathan Newsome, with the quarterback running into the defender’s extended leg. Fitzpatrick got up initially, then sat down, and he was carted off.…

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Titans instability at QB a good indicator of franchise health

There’s a reason some teams get bad and stay bad. And instability at quarterback is one of the quickest ways to get there. As pointed out by Jim Wyatt of the Tennesseean, the Titans are about to have a different leading passer for the eighth straight season. They’re back to Jake Locker this week, with the…

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Texans improve to 7-6 after handling Jaguars

For a team that didn’t get squat from the first pick in the draft, and had such an uninspiring quarterback that they benched him a month ago, the Texans aren’t so bad. Houston improved to 7-6 on the season with a 27-13 win over the Jaguar. It marked the first back-to-back wins since the first…

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Andre Johnson goes to locker room as Texans go back up

The Texans are back on top thanks to the legs of quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. But it appears they might have to go the rest of the way without the hands of wide receiver Andre Johnson. Johnson just walked to the locker room with trainers, after taking a nasty helmet to helmet shot from Jaguars linebacker Telvin…

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Andre Johnson wants to play entire career with Texans

During the offseason, wide receiver Andre Johnson kept his distance from the Texans in hopes of getting traded to another team because he wasn’t sure the franchise was headed in the right direction. Johnson isn’t planning a reprise after the 2014 season. Johnson has played 12 games for new head coach Bill O’Brien and that…

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Ryan Fitzpatrick wins AFC offensive player of the week

Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick was proud for many reasons Sunday, so he brought his son with him to the post-game podium. There, the boy wowed the members of the media with his math skills. He needed to be able to process big numbers to process what his dad did. After throwing for  six touchdowns against…

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