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Texans release Ryan Griffin

Tight end Ryan Griffin was a member of the Texans when he was arrested in Nashville last month, but he is not a member of the Texans anymore. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Texans have released Griffin after five years with the team. He signed a three-year extension with the club in March [more]

Connor Barwin visits the Dolphins

He’s a 10-year veteran who has played for four teams. He’s now potentially on track for an 11th year and a fifth team. Per multiple reports, Connor Barwin will visit the Dolphins. A second-round pick of the Texans in 2009, Barwin has played for Houston, Philadelphia, the Rams, and the Giants. He has 56.5 career [more]

Texans sign Taiwan Jones

The Texans signed running back Taiwan Jones, Jones’ agent, Doug Hendrickson, announced on social media. Jones spent the past two seasons in Buffalo and served as a captain for the Bills last season. But he played only six games last season and eight in 2017. He is a core special teams player, who has a [more]

Packers claim Mike Tyson off of waivers

The Packers used the waiver wire to make an addition to their secondary on Monday. According to multiple reports, the team has claimed defensive back Mike Tyson off of waivers from the Texans. Wide receiver Matthew Eaton was waived in a corresponding move. Tyson was a sixth-round pick by the Seahawks in 2017, but never [more]

J.J. Watt delivers Wisconsin commencement address

Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt returned to his alma mater and delivered an impressive commencement address in front of University of Wisconsin-Madison graduates this weekend. Watt told the crowd that he didn’t have any help writing the speech and didn’t have any notes in front of him, because everything was going to come off the [more]

Texans add linebacker Xavier Woodson-Luster

The Texans found a tryout player they liked at their rookie minicamp, who isn’t a rookie. Via Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans signed linebacker Xavier Woodson-Luster, and released rookie linebacker Chase Middleton to create the spot. Woodson-Luster has appeared in 18 career games with the Raiders and Browns, and has also spent [more]

Texans sign six of their draft picks, 20 undrafteds

The Texans are working quickly through their draft class. In addition to the previously reported signing of first-rounder Tytus Howard, the team announced the signings of five other picks Friday, along with 20 undrafted rookies. Also signing on the dotted line were second-round cornerback Lonnie Johnson Jr., second-round tackle Max Sharping, fifth-round defensive end Charles [more]

Which teams will see the biggest drop in wins this year?

On Wednesday, PFT Live considered the teams that could gain the most wins in comparison to 2018. On Thursday, we flipped it around. Which teams will experience the greatest dip in victories this season? Simms and I drafted three teams each. And we quickly learned it’s not easy to look at teams with double-digit win [more]

Texans sign first-round pick Tytus Howard

The Texans have their top pick of the 2019 draft under contract. Agent Malki Kawa announced that his client Tytus Howard has signed with the team. Howard’s deal will run four years with a team option for a fifth season. Howard was the 23rd overall pick in this year’s draft. He comes to the Texans [more]

Texans sign three draft choices, including two second-rounders

The Texans got three draft picks under contract as their newest players report to the team facility today for rookie minicamp this weekend. Houston signed second-round choice Lonnie Johnson, second-round pick Max Scharping and seventh-rounder Cullen Gillaspia, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports. Johnson, a cornerback from Kentucky, started 18 of 26 career games [more]

J.J. Watt thinks he has many more good years left in him

With Tom Brady set to play this season at age 42 and Drew Brees at 40, some of the NFL’s biggest stars are playing at advanced ages. But playing quarterback and playing on the defensive line are very different. So how realistic is it to think that J.J. Watt, who turned 30 this offseason, could [more]

Marquette King visiting Texans

Punter Marquette King’s search for a 2019 job has taken him to Houston. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that King is visiting with the Texans. There was word of interest in King’s services from the Dolphins and Bills earlier in the offseason, although a report denying the Bills were interested came in short order. King [more]

Deshaun Watson pleased with Texans drafting offensive tackles

After a season in which the Texans frequently failed to protect quarterback Deshaun Watson, they tried to rectify the situation in the draft. Houston drafted Alabama State left tackle Tytus Howard in the first round and Northern Illinois right tackle Max Scharping in the second round, and Watson is pleased about that. “We just find [more]

Texans, Lions to practice together in August

Two of Bill Belichick’s former assistant coaches will get a chance to catch up while their new teams practice together this summer. Lions head coach Matt Patricia and Texans head coach Bill O’Brien overlapped on the New England staff from 2007 to 2011 and that history may have helped the two teams agree to work [more]

Texans signing Jahleel Addae

The Texans are signing free agent safety Jahleel Addae, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Houston has Tashaun Gipson and Justin Reid as their starting safeties after the retirement of Andre Hal. Addae, 29, has spent all six NFL seasons with the Chargers after signing as an undrafted free agent out of Central Michigan [more]

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