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Texans Interested in Adding FA Schobel?

Earlier this offseason former Buffalo Bills defensive end Aaron Schobel contemplated retirement after nine NFL seasons and 78 career sacks.  From Columbus, Texas, the 32-year old two-time Pro Bowl selection and Second Team All Pro defensive end told John McClain of the Houston Chronicle that if the Bills release him, he’d sign with the Texans. […]

Shanahan Linked to Coaching the Texans?

Sources tell Mike Florio of that there is a belief in some circles that Mike Shanahan, rumored to have the Redskins head coaching job all but locked up, might be interested in the Texans head coaching position if current head coach Gark Kubiak gets fired. Shanahan would be reunited with his son Kyle who […]

Texans Set to Release DE Anthony Weaver is reporting that the Texans are going to make a move that will show DE Anthony Weaver the door soon. Here is the report: As the Texans prepare for the start of a league year that they hope will finish with the first meaningful games played in the first month of the calendar year, […]

Texans to Move Down to Get some Pass Rushing Help?

Today’s Houston Chronicle says that there is a shot that the team could move down to get some pass rushing help in the 09 draft. Here is the report: The Texans prefer to leave Mario Williams on the right side, his best position. If they insist on drafting an end to complement Williams, they’ll probably […]

Texans Could Lose Offensive Coordinator Kyle Shanahan?

From: Houston Chronicle If Mike Shanahan chooses to coach next season, the Texans could lose their offensive coordinator for the third consecutive season. It’s no secret that Mike Shanahan wants to coach with his son, Texans offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, at some point. He coached receivers and quarterbacks in his first two seasons under Gary […]

Window to Trade QB Rosenfels Likely Closed

From: ProFootballWeekly The way we hear it, the feeling in Houston is that the Texans’ window to trade QB Sage Rosenfels likely has closed after the Vikings reportedly had interest in Rosenfels last offseason but no deal came together. With Rosenfels entering the final year of his contract — and coming off a season in […]

RB Slaton Going to Find Playing Time Hard to Come By

From: Pro Football Weekly The way we hear it, the feeling is that Texans rookie RB Steve Slaton has an uphill battle to get significant carries as a rookie, given the presence of veterans Ahman Green, Chris Brown and Chris Taylor.

Texans Say They Have No Interest in Former Bear Benson

There was speculation over the past few days that the Texans may bring in former Bears number one pick Cedric Benson for a visit.  That’s not the case.  Adam Schefter of NFL Network is reporting that the Texans DO NOT have interest in Benson, and that it looks like it could be a long time […]