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Aaron Rodgers has some words of wisdom for Deshaun Watson

Based on what he demonstrated as a rookie, Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson soon could be one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL. The man generally regarded as the best quarterback in the NFL likes what he has seen. “He did some amazing things,” Aaron Rodgers recently told the Greenville News regarding Watson, via the [more]

J.J. Watt offers to pay for funerals for Texas school shooting victims

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has offered to pay for the funerals of the 10 people who were killed in a Texas high school on Friday. Nine students and one teacher were killed at Santa Fe High School, about 30 miles from downtown Houston, when a student opened fire. Another 10 people were injured. [more]

Only 76 draft picks remain unsigned three weeks after draft

The days of lengthy training camp holdouts for draft picks has long since passed (unless you’re Joey Bosa) given the current rookie contract slotting system in place with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement. Just three weeks since the NFL Draft came to an end, the vast majority of draft picks have already signed their rookie [more]

Texans work out long snapper Jon Condo

The Texans worked out former Raiders long snapper Jon Condo, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Houston already has veteran long snapper Jonathan Weeks on its roster. Weeks has manned the position for the past eight seasons, playing all 128 games in that stretch. Condo spent the past 11 years with the Raiders before [more]

John Elway the latest to be deposed in Colin Kaepernick collusion case

Denver Broncos General Manager and Vice President of Football Operations John Elway is the latest NFL executive to be questioned in regards to Colin Kaepernick‘s ongoing collusion case against the NFL. According to Mike Klis of 9NEWS, Elway was deposed at Broncos team headquarters on Tuesday. Elway joins Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, Houston Texans [more]

K.J. Malone retires after rookie minicamp

Karl Malone played 19 seasons in the NBA. His son, K.J. Malone, didn’t make it to his first NFL game. The Texans placed the offensive guard on the reserve/retired list Monday. K.J. Malone has decided to pursue other interests outside football, according to Sarah Barshop of ESPN. Malone, who went undrafted out of LSU, attended [more]

Texans sign rookie free agents Kendall Calhoun, Nick Thurman among many moves

The Texans made a bevy of moves official Monday. They announced their claim of quarterback Stephen Morris off waivers from the Seahawks. Houston also signed tackle Kendall Calhoun, a rookie free agent from the University of Cincinnati, and defensive end Nick Thurman, a rookie free agent from the University of Houston. The Texans waived two [more]

Texans claim Stephen Morris off waivers

Quarterback Stephen Morris got waived by the Seahawks over the weekend, but he didn’t have to wait long to land another job. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Texans have claimed Morris and added him to their 90-man roster. Morris spent just under a month with the Seahawks and has spent time with [more]

Bill O’Brien on J.J. Watt: No doubts he’ll be back at full strength

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt said recently that he feels great as he works his way back from last year’s tibial plateau fracture, but added that he could say anything about his condition because “you won’t know until I hit the field.” Texans coach Bill O’Brien isn’t worried about how things will go on that [more]

Texans place Jeff Allen on PUP

The Texans placed starting right guard Jeff Allen on the reserve physically unable to perform list, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Allen no longer counts on the team’s 90-man roster. Allen, 28, has missed six games in the two seasons he has played in Houston since the Texans signed him to a four-year, [more]

Texans college scouting director going to Jets

New Texans General Manager Brian Gaine’s retooling of his front office is continuing. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, Texans college scouting director Jon Carr is leaving the team for the same job with the Jets. The Texans hired former Patriots scout James Liipfert as college scouting director. Assistant G.M. Jimmy Raye III [more]

Texans sign 13 undrafted free agents

The Texans officially announced that they have their full draft class under contract on Friday and also released the names of the 13 undrafted rookies that have signed with the team. The group includes three offensive linemen as the Texans continue to retool their unit after disappointing results last season. One player they hope will [more]

Cop fired after video of him choking former NFL player

Video of a Georgia police officer choking and slamming a former NFL player during an arrest has cost that officer his job. According to Tyisha Fernandes of WSB, Henry County Police Officer David Rose was fired by Chief Mark Amerman, and felony charges against Desmond Marrow were dropped after the incident. Marrow, a cornerback from Toledo, spent time [more]

Texans sign entire draft class

The Texans have signed their entire draft class, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Houston got third-round safety Justin Reid, third-round offensive lineman Martinas Rankin, third-round tight end Jordan Akins, fourth-round receiver Keke Coutee, sixth-round defensive end Duke Ejiofor, sixth-round tight end Jordan Thomas, sixth-round linebacker Peter Kalambayi and seventh-round cornerback Jermaine Kelly under [more]

Texans sign Justin Reid

Safety Justin Reid was the first player selected by the Texans in the 2018 NFL Draft and he’s also the first member of the draft class to agree to a contract. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that Reid has agreed to his four-year rookie deal with the team. The Texans made Reid the 68th [more]

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