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Will Fuller underwent sports hernia surgery

The Texans went 8-3 with Will Fuller and 2-3 without him this season. They need him, and he needs to stay healthy. The receiver said that “a big goal” for him in 2020 is to play all 16 games, something he has never done. He has played 42 of a possible 64 games since the [more]

Laremy Tunsil hopes to stay in Houston long term

Laremy Tunsil is scheduled to make $10.35 million under the fifth-year option for 2020. Considering what the Texans gave up to get the left tackle, they want to sign him to a long-term deal. After a season in Houston, Tunsil seems to have found a home. “I’m cool with it,” Tunsil told NFL Media on [more]

Gareon Conley has screw removed from ankle

Texans cornerback Gareon Conley will be working on getting his ankle up to 100 percent in the near future. Conley’s Instagram story this week showed the cornerback with his right foot and ankle in a protective boot and a shot of a surgical scar. Conley said he had a screw removed from his ankle and [more]

Report: Justin Reid to have shoulder surgery

Texans safety Justin Reid will reportedly spend part of the offseason recovering from surgery after he spent part of the season playing through a shoulder injury. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that Reid will have surgery to repair a torn labrum. It’s not clear what his outlook is for offseason work, but Reid [more]

J.J. Watt to host Saturday Night Live

Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt would prefer to spend February 1 in Miami, getting ready to play in the Super Bowl the next day. But he’s got a pretty good secondary option in New York that night. Watt will host Saturday Night Live on February 1, the show announced today. Past SNL hosts from the [more]

DeAndre Hopkins broke a rib in loss to Chiefs

Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins injured his ribs at one point in the first half of the team’s playoff loss to the Chiefs and went for X-rays during halftime before returning to action. While that might have suggested a fairly clean bill of health, it appears Hopkins didn’t avoid a broken bone. John McClain of [more]

Texans promoting Anthony Weaver to defensive coordinator

The Texans wasted no time in replacing Romeo Crennel. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Texans are promoting line coach Anthony Weaver to defensive coordinator. The 39-year-old Weaver has been with the Texans since 2016, and has also coached for the Browns, Bills, and Jets. A former second-round pick of the Ravens, he played [more]

Romeo Crennel not expected back as Texans defensive coordinator

The Texans now have another vacancy, and the news might be that Bill O’Brien isn’t going to be the one to fill it. According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, veteran defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel isn’t expected to return, at least with that title, next season. The 72-year-old Crennel’s contract has expired, and he could [more]

Texans fire contract negotiator Chris Olsen

As if it wasn’t obvious before Sunday, the Texans made it even more clear: Bill O’Brien wields the power in the franchise. The Texans fired senior vice president of football administration Chris Olsen, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Olsen negotiated contracts for the Texans, making him responsible for some of the largest deals [more]

Patrick Mahomes showing much more mobility than the last time he faced the Titans

Ten weeks ago, the Chiefs and Titans met, in Week 10. Tennessee won at home, 35-32. The Chiefs could have, and arguably should have, prevailed. Derrick Henry got his yards for the Titans, 188 of them. Patrick Mahomes got his yards for the Chiefs, 446 of them. But it was Mahomes’ first game back from [more]

Report: Texans fire assistant coach John Pagano

Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien said after his team’s postseason-ending loss last weekend that he expects defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel to return. But there are some changes coming to the defensive staff. Texans outside linebackers coach and senior defensive assistant John Pagano has been fired, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. Pagano, [more]

Chris Jones, LeSean McCoy are questionable; Travis Kelce has no designation

The Chiefs want to wait another day before making a decision on defensive tackle Chris Jones, coach Andy Reid said earlier Friday. Thus, it comes as no surprise they list Jones as questionable for the AFC Championship Game on Sunday. Jones’ calf injury kept him out of the divisional-round victory over the Texans, though he [more]

Travis Kelce remained limited Thursday; Chris Jones still out

The Chiefs’ injury report did not change Thursday. Tight end Travis Kelce remained a limited participant with his knee injury. It does not appear any more of a concern than it was last week when Kelce was limited all three practices before catching 10 passes for 134 yards and three touchdowns against the Texans. Defensive [more]

Courtland Sutton replaces DeAndre Hopkins in Pro Bowl

Courtland Sutton finished the 2019 season as the clear No. 1 receiver in Denver and his work in that role has earned him a trip to Orlando for the Pro Bowl. The Broncos announced on Wednesday that Sutton has been named to the AFC Pro Bowl roster as a replacement for Texans wide receiver DeAndre [more]

Pete Carroll: Jadeveon Clowney wants to stay with the Seahawks

Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney wants to play for a contender. That contender could be the team with which he spent 2019. Seattle coach Pete Carroll told reporters on Monday that the team has prioritized re-signing Clowney, and that Carroll believes Clowney wants to stay. Via Gregg Bell of the Tacoma News Tribune, Carroll said [more]

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