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Texans score late in first half to cut Titans lead to 14-7

The Texans finally got on the scoreboard, with DeAndre Hopkins catching 28-yard touchdown pass from Deshaun Watson with 58 seconds left in the first half. It cut their halftime deficit to 14-7. The Titans have two sacks of Watson and three other hits on him, mostly making his life miserable. On his touchdown throw, Watson [more]

Titans using Wildcat offense with Derrick Henry

The Titans are pulling out all the stops against the Texans. They have used a fake punt for one score and five Wildcat snaps to running back Derrick Henry to help get them another one. Despite playing without multiple starters, including their starting quarterback, the Titans lead the Texans 14-0. The Titans have had three [more]

Blaine Gabbert starts for Titans

The Titans are missing their starting offensive tackles and their backup at right tackle. Their starting quarterback has a pinched nerve in his elbow. So it is no surprise that backup quarterback Blaine Gabbert trotted out to start for the Titans against the Texans. Marcus Mariota is active but did not do much throwing in [more]

Week Two early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs. Dolphins at Jets Dolphins: QB Luke Falk, QB David Fales, WR DeVante Parker, CB Cordrea [more]

Jadeveon Clowney not expected to play for Texans

The Texans downgraded a pair of wide receivers to out on Saturday and they’ve reportedly done the same to a key defensive player on Sunday morning. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that linebacker Jadeveon Clowney will not play against the Titans on Sunday afternoon. Clowney was listed as questionable on Friday’s injury report with [more]

Report: Marcus Mariota isn’t able to grip ball normally

Titans head coach Mike Vrabel said on Friday that he expects both of the team’s quarterbacks to play against the Texans on Sunday. Blaine Gabbert relieved Marcus Mariota in last Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins after Mariota injured his right elbow and the injury has continued to be an issue for Mariota all of this [more]

Report: Dennis Kelly hospitalized with virus

The Titans quickly are running out of tackles. Already without starting right tackle Jack Conklin and starting left tackle Taylor Lewan, Titans backup right tackle Dennis Kelly remains in the hospital battling a virus, Paul Kuharsky of paulkuharsky.com reports. The team listed Kelly as questionable with an illness after he didn’t practice Thursday or Friday. [more]

Texans downgrade two to out

Saturdays often mean updates to injury reports, as players from a visiting who were listed as questionable or doubtful don’t make the trip to the city where the game will be played. The Texans, who head to Nashville for an AFC South showdown with the Titans, added a pair of players to the “out” category [more]

Week Two injury report roundup

Week Two of the 2018 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Bengals and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely [more]

Duron Harmon fined $26,739 for hit on DeAndre Hopkins

The Texans were stuck on their own 1-yard-line with less than a minute to go against the Patriots last Sunday when their long odds of coming back to tie the game got a boost from Patriots safety Duron Harmon. Harmon was flagged for unnecessary roughness for a hit on Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, which [more]

Marcus Mariota, Blaine Gabbert both likely to play Sunday

The Titans expect to have rookie linebackers Rashaan Evans and Harold Landry in the lineup after they missed the opener with injuries, but the news isn’t as good on the offensive side of the ball. Titans coach Mike Vrabel said that the team is still going through the evaluation process with quarterback Marcus Mariota‘s elbow [more]

Marcus Mariota limited in Thursday’s practice

Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota was a limited participant in Thursday’s practice as he continues to deal with the elbow injury that forced him to make an early exit from last Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins. Mariota was a full participant on Wednesday and head coach Mike Vrabel said there wasn’t a change in his condition [more]

Report: NFL tells Titans hit on Marcus Mariota was illegal

Officials should have penalized Dolphins defensive lineman William Hayes for the hit that injured Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota, the NFL told Titans coach Mike Vrabel, via Paul Kuharsky of paulkuharsky.com. Vrabel sent the NFL a list of 10 plays he questioned from the third preseason game, and the NFL admitted eight were incorrect, per Kuharsky. [more]

Titans add David Quessenberry to practice squad after his cancer comeback

The Titans added one of the NFL’s great stories this week, perhaps hoping he’ll tell some stories they can use. Via Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, the Titans added former Texans guard David Quessenberry to their practice squad. Quessenberry’s best known for beating cancer and coming back to play. He was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins [more]

Report: Texans to sign cornerback Shareece Wright

The Houston Texans are signing cornerback Shareece Wright after a workout on Tuesday, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. The addition of Wright helps the Texans with depth following the loss of Kevin Johnson to injured reserve for at least half of the season due to concussions. A third-round pick of the San [more]

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