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Former Texan First Round Pick Okoye Lands On His Feet in Chicago

It didn’t take long for recently released defensive tackle Amobi Okoye to find a new home. Just hours after the Texans let him go, Okoye landed with the Chicago Bears, coming to terms on a one-year deal. “It feels good,” Okoye said. “I’ve been locked out for awhile and now I’m going to get a […]

Okoye Wants to Stay with Texans

Chuck Carroll of FootballNewsNow.com reported that defensive tackle Amobi Okoye, 23, would like to remain a Texan. “At the end of the day this is a business and whatever happens, happens.  But I know in my heart that I love Houston. I love the city. I love the people. I love the team and I […]

Texans GM Smith Unfamiliar with 3-4 Defense

Heading into the climax stage of draft preparation, 610 AM’s Marc and John in the Morning interviewed Texans general manager Rick Smith who told them he was unfamiliar with the new Texans defensive system.  With the hiring of Wade Phillips, the Texans will be transitioning their defense from a 4-3 to a 3-4.  In the […]

Texans Will Keep Defensive Line Coach Kollar

While clearing house on the defensive coaching staff, the newly hired Houston Texans defensive coordinator, Wade Phillips, assured Texans would be keeping defensive line coach Bill Kollar on staff.  Kollar improved boosted the Texans’ defensive line to be a Top 10 statistically ranked rush defense, without DeMeco Ryans for the season and Brian Cushing for four games.  […]

Texans and Titans Prepare for Second Divisional Bout

The Houston Texans and the Tennessee Titans are preparing for their second divisional bout this Sunday.  Unlike last time the teams faced in late November, there will be fewer to no playoff implications, the draft scenarios for a future Titan quarterback come up, and also, of course, the Titans will not bring out rookie quarterback […]

Texans Snap 4-Game Losing Streak, Shutout Titans 20-0 for Win

The Houston Texans weren’t ones to underestimate the Tennessee Titans and starting rookie quarterback Rusty Smith.  From the start, the Houston Texans began with pressuring young Smith with a Mario Williams sack on the Titans’ offense’s first play of the game.  It didn’t stop there, the heavily criticized Williams, Amobi Okoye, Glover Quin, Bernard Pollard […]

Texans Hit Franchise Best 4-2 Record in Wild Comeback Win Over Chiefs

The Houston Texans have reached a franchise best 4-2 record after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs at Reliant Stadium Sunday.  Arguably the second best come back in franchise history, the Texans manufactured a spectacular fourth quarter comeback over the Chiefs’ stingy defense.  The Texans offense was hampered by the Chiefs defense throughout the game, but […]

Texans Look to Rebound against Chiefs in Week Six

Football players have short memories, and the 3-2 Houston Texans are no different.  Coming off a hard-felt Week 5 loss against the New York Giants at home, the Texans will face the 3-1 Kansas City Chiefs.  Last week, the Chiefs took their first loss of the season to the Indianapolis Colts.   The Chiefs were […]