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Texans to Exercise Fifth-Year Option on QB Deshaun Watson

The Texans are expected to exercise their fifth-year 2021 club option for quarterback Deshaun Watson, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. It’s essentially a procedural formality because team intends to negotiate a huge deal with the two-time Pro Bowl selection. Watson’s fifth-year option is projected to cost $17.3 million. Negotiations haven’t launched yet, per […]

Texans Make Deal for Cardinals Running Back David Johnson; Send WR Hopkins to Arizona

The Texans have been looking for a breakout player to help their run game in 2020, and are hopeful that a mega deal done with the Cardinals has done just that. Houston and Arizona pulled off a big deal, as the Texans send wide out DeAndre Hopkins to the Cardinals for running back David Johnson. […]

What’s the Status of the Texans Receiving Core as Free Agency Closes In?

NFL.com has a new article out discussing how things look to be shaping up with free agency ready to start very soon, and how teams wide receiver cores are looking going into the process. The Texans could use another weapon at the wide out spot, but if they will go get one is another story. […]

Texans Release Former First-Round Pick CB Vernon Hargreaves

The Texans parted ways with a former first-round pick on Friday, that being cornerback Vernon Hargreaves. Hargreaves played in six games last season for the Texans after starting the year with the Buccaneers. Some transactions: The #Texans released CB Vernon Hargreaves, the former first rounder, and the #49ers have cut DT Ethan Westbrook. — Ian […]

Texans Backup OL Greg Mancz Has Ankle Surgery

Texans backup center-guard Greg Mancz underwent arthroscopic ankle surgery, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Mancz is expected to make a full recovery for offseason workouts. Mancz, 27, injured his ankle during the preseason against the Green Bay Packers. He was limited to nine games and one start. He was sidelined for five games […]

CB Gareon Conley Has Screw Removed from Right Ankle

Texans cornerback Gareon Conley underwent surgery to remove a screw from his right ankle according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. The procedure is said to be “minor” and McClain reports that Conley should be fully recovered by the time OTAs start this spring. The No.24-overall pick in the 2017 draft out of Ohio […]

Texans Offensive Tackle Laremy Tunsil Says He’d Love to Stay in Houston

Laremy Tunsil’s world changed plenty in 2019 when he was traded from Miami to Houston. The deal netted the Dolphins a haul of assets, while it provided the Texans with another pass-catching option in receiver Kenny Stills and a cornerstone left tackle the franchise has lacked since the departure of veteran Duane Brown. Tunsil’s play […]

Texans Promote Anthony Weaver as Team’s New Defensive Coordinator

The Texans have promoted defensive line coach Anthony Weaver to be their offensive coordinator in 2020 according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. The 39-year-old Weaver will replace longtime Texans DC Romeo Crennel, whose contract has expired and was not retained by head coach Bill O’Brien. The Texans defense underachieved in 2019, allowing the fifth-most yards […]