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Ryan Mallett wants to remain in Houston

Texans coach Bill O’Brien wants soon-to-be free agent quarterback Ryan Mallett to remain in Houston. The feeling is mutual. Mallett told John McClain of the Houston Chronicle that he’s hoping he’ll come to terms with the Texans on a new deal that keeps him in Houston, where he started two games last season before suffering…

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Bill O’Brien: We’ll probably have a quarterback competition

The Texans played four different quarterbacks last season, opening the year with Ryan Fitzpatrick as the starter and closing it with Case Keenum playing in a Week 17 win. That win left the Texans with a 9-7 record that had some wondering what Houston might have been able to do in the AFC South if…

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Sunday morning one-liners

Bills DT Marcell Dareus paid a visit to Luke Air Force Base. The wait for a wax likeness of former Dolphins QB Dan Marino has come to an end. Patriots WR Matthew Slater is familiar with Seahawks coach Pete Carroll from his college days facing USC as a UCLA player. The Jets signed T Sean…

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Brian Hoyer won’t rule out a return to Cleveland

The Browns benched Brian Hoyer so they could play first-round pick Johnny Manziel, and then General Manager Ray Farmer said he couldn’t rule out using a first-round pick on a quarterback. Despite all that — or perhaps because of it — Hoyer is open to staying. “He loved Cleveland and he loved the fans, his…

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Texans close strong, just miss the AFC playoffs

A guy who wasn’t sure he wanted to be a Texans player anymore nearly lifted the Texans to the postseason. With veteran wide receiver Andre Johnson leading the way, the Texans grabbed a 23-17 win over the Jaguars, and were close to a playoff berth before the Ravens came back to beat the Browns. Johnson, who…

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Six field goals on Sunday make Randy Bullock the AFC special teamer of the week

The Texans dealt the Ravens’ playoff chances a serious blow last Sunday when they helped force Joe Flacco into an awful performance on the way to a 25-13 win. Houston was able to pull off that victory despite starting Case Keenum at quarterback and scoring just one touchdown over the course of the game. The…

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Case Keenum looks like the Texans’ starter, by default

The Texans have no good options at quarterback this week, as injuries have already cost them their original starter Ryan Fitzpatrick, their second starter Ryan Lindley, and their third starter Tom Savage. So who will their fourth starter be? It looks like Case Keenum, by default. Although Texans coach Bill O’Brien may not announce whether…

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Sen’Derrick Marks has 600,000 reasons to play hard tonight

For teams that are out of playoff contention, motivation might be hard to come by. For many individual players, each game can be invaluable. Jaguars defensive tackle Sen’Derrick Marks has a chance to earn an extra $600,000 tonight, if he can get half a sack in an otherwise unremarkable game against the Titans (a game…

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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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