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Steelers Star RB Le’Veon Bell to the Texans? One Exec Says Houston is a Dark Horse for His Services

Pittsburgh Steelers star Running Back Le’Veon Bell isn’t going to play this season after deciding to sit out when he and the team that drafted him could not make a deal. With a year of rest underneath his belt, Bell won’t be in black and gold next season, but how about playing in Houston? Mike […]

Veteran QB help: Texans bring in Delhomme, Garcia

The Houston Texans are working out retired quarterback Jake Delhomme and four-time Pro Bowler Jeff Garcia on Tuesday following the season-ending injury to Matt Leinart, according to Adam Schefter, who cites a league source through ESPN. Delhomme is deciding whether the Houston opportunity is tempting enough to come back to the NFL, the source said. The […]

Arian Foster To Miss 3-4 Weeks?

Could Foster Miss Time During Regular Season? Houston Texans star running back Arian Foster could be in danger of missing the regular season opener against the Colts. Not only is there a legitimate possibility of Foster missing week one against Indy, but he could be sidelined for an even longer period of time. With Derrick […]

Source: Asomugha Heading To Texans?

The Texans are one of a couple of teams in the mix for CB Nnamdi Asomugha, a player who also is talking to the Jets, and reports also say that the 49’ers could be in the running for the former Raiders Pro Bowl CB. While they continue their pursuit of the best free-agent cornerbacks — […]

Kubiak Presents Questions, Challenges for 2011 Texans Defense

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak is still in the midst of putting together next season’s Texans defense.  This offseason, we’ve seen Zach Diles, Eugene Wilson and Bernard Pollard go nontendered or unsigned.  Glover Quin may move to free safety and Troy Nolan and Dominique Barber could compete […]

McClain: Okoye Not Likely to Remain in Texans Future

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle wrote this past week that DT Amobio Okoye’s future with the team is in doubt.  Recognizing Okoye’s lack of size and strength for a 3-4 nose tackle, McClain is also missing Okoye’s potential ability to play the end position in Wade Phillips’ 3-4 system.  Okoye’s set to make $2.5 […]

Steve Slaton on the Trading Block?

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle suggests that running back Steve Slaton will be on the trade block prior to the 2011 season. McClain confirms that it will be hard for Slaton to make the 2011 roster behind Arian Foster, Derrick Ward, and Ben Tate. “Ideally,” writes McClain, “he looks good in preseason and they […]

McClain Thinks Kubiak’s Job is Secure

The Sporting News writer and Houston Chronicle’s Texans beat writer, John McClain, reported after the Denver Broncos game that because Gary Kubiak wasn’t fired from such a horrid end-game performance, he’d likely be back next season.  To add to the mix,’s Jason LaCanfora has introduced rumor-like reports of the Texans and Wade Phillips uniting […]