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Justin Reid pushing for Texans to sign his brother, Eric

Texans safety Justin Reid has never played on the same team with his older brother, free agent safety Eric. In 2019, for the first time, the brothers competed against each other when the Panthers beat the Texans 16-10. The Panthers released Eric Reid last month, and Justin Reid has pushed for the Texans to sign [more]

Bill O’Brien: DeAndre Hopkins trade was in best interest of our team

By almost anyone’s analysis, the Texans did not get enough in the trade of DeAndre Hopkins to the Cardinals. David Johnson, a 2020 second-round choice and a 2021 fourth-round choice in return for Hopkins and a 2020 fourth-round choice seems lopsided in the Cardinals’ favor. So why did the Texans make it? Texans General Manager/coach [more]

Laremy Tunsil: Of course I’m looking to be the highest-paid lineman

The Texans have been working on a new contract with left tackle Laremy Tunsil and a recent report indicated that Tunsil is looking for an average annual salary of more than $20 million. That report also indicated that the Texans have offered Tunsil a contract with an average salary of $18.5 million per year. That [more]

Texans agree to deal with Timmy Jernigan

The Texans saw defensive lineman D.J. Reader sign with the Bengals early in free agency, but they didn’t make any additions to the group until Wednesday. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that the team has agreed to a deal with former Eagle Timmy Jernigan. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports it’s a one-year [more]

Bill O’Brien, wife Colleen, donate $100,000 to Houston Food Bank

Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien and his wife, Colleen, are among the many across the sports world stepping up to attempt to help quell the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Via Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, the O’Briens are donating $100,000 to the Houston Food Bank. O’Brien joins the McNair Family, Deshaun Watson [more]

Report: Everson Griffen interested in the Seahawks

A report a couple of weeks ago indicated the Seahawks may have interest in defensive end Everson Griffen. Now comes word the feeling is mutual. Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press reports that Griffen “definitely has interest” in signing with the Seahawks. Griffen has a connection with the Seahawks, having played for coach Pete Carroll [more]

Cardinals have had contract discussions with DeAndre Hopkins

The Texans didn’t want to give DeAndre Hopkins a raise, which led him to become a Cardinal. The Cardinals, it seems, are far more open to the idea. Via Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic, Cardinals chairman Michael Bidwill said General Manager Steve Keim has had discussions with the representatives for his new wide receiver [more]

Laremy Tunsil offers to pay bills for those struggling financially

Left tackle Laremy Tunsil is negotiating with the Texans on a deal that is expected to make him the highest-paid offensive lineman in the league. He isn’t waiting for a new contract to help others less fortunate, though. Tunsil announced Monday he will help Texas and Florida families and individuals struggling during the current COVID-19 [more]

Texans lead the league in cap space, unless they don’t

The same official cap numbers that show the Chiefs as having the least current cap space ($177) show the Texans as having the most, with more than $49 million. Those figures, as noted by Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, don’t include deals that the Texans have reached but not finalized with various 2020 free [more]

Brian Peters donating half of his XFL salary to coronavirus efforts

The XFL has agreed to pay its players for the final five games they didn’t play. Brian Peters, who spent only three days with the Houston Roughnecks before the season ended because of COVID-19, is donating half of each of his paychecks to assist in the fight against the pandemic. “It’s very simple logic,” Peters [more]

Report: Texans offered Laremy Tunsil $18.5 million per year

The Texans traded for left tackle Laremy Tunsil before negotiating a new deal. After giving up two first-round draft picks and a second-rounder to get Tunsil and receiver Kenny Stills from the Dolphins, the Texans now are backed into a corner. They have to do what it takes to get Tunsil signed to a long-term [more]

Who are the best receivers of all time?

In this world without live sports, we’ve got to find something to talk about. Earlier this week, Bills receiver Stefon Diggs helped fill the vacuum with one simple tweet: “Top 5 wideouts to ever play the game . . . GO.” Simms and I did just that on PFT Live, with a five-round draft of [more]

Deshaun Watson feeding nurses on the front lines

Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson fed nurses on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic at a Houston hospital Friday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Watson catered lunch and dinner at Ben Taub Hospital, an acute care facility and Level I trauma center near NRG Stadium. Watson had 200 lunches delivered by Sticky’s Chicken [more]

DeAndre Hopkins donates $150,000 to Arizona relief fund

DeAndre Hopkins didn’t need long to become one of them. Less than two weeks after a trade took him from Houston to Arizona, the All-Pro receiver is doing his part in his new home. Hopkins announced he is donating $150,000 to the AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund, part of the Arizona Together initiative launched Tuesday by [more]

Randall Cobb hasn’t passed physical, hasn’t signed contract

In one of the stranger signs of these strangest of times, the Texans have announced the acquisition receiver Randall Cobb, added him to the roster, and made him available to the media for a conference call even though he has yet to sign a contract with the team and thus is not a member of [more]

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