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Posts Tagged ‘Bernard Pollard’

Johnson’s MRI Reveals No Damage; Pollard Fined $40K

Andre Johnson’s six catches for 149 yards on Thursay caught a lot of attention, and so did his brief locker room visit during the game.  Johnson retweaked his season-long ankle injury that was originally suffered in Week 2 against the Washington Redskins.  He had an MRI on Friday morning that revealed no damage on his […]

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 […]

Pollard Doesn’t Want to Let Texans Offense Down; Doesn’t Underestimate Rusty Smith

The Houston Texans starting strong safety has always been the most vocal defensive playmaker for the Texans in 2010.  After practice Friday, he told John McClain of the Houston Chronicle that he doesn’t want to let his offense down. “We have to show our offense that we can go out and not lose a game.” […]

Texans on the Road to Recovery This Week Against Rival Jaguars

The Houston Texans and the Jacksonville Jaguars both sit tied for third/fourth place of the AFC South behind the tied-for-first-place5-3 Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans.  The record fits each team in the division.  Both the Titans and Colts haven’t let injuries hold back their dominance.  The Texans have struggled against the pass and have found […]

Texans Host #1 NFL Offense & Defense in San Diego Chargers in Week Nine

The Houston Texans and San Diego Chargers will battle for better position in the challenging AFC South at Reliant Stadium on Sunday.  While the Chargers sit at a lowly 3-5 record, they also sit with the number one offense and number one defense in the league.  However, while the Texans have a 4-3 record, the […]

Pollard Says His Play Not Good Enough

For the Houston Texans, Bernard Pollard remains one of their few defensive playmakers in the wake of DeMeco Ryan’s achilles tear.  He’s a mean, aggressive, sure-tackle leader on D; however, his coverage skills have been notably suspect this season.  Although acknowledged by Indianapolis Colts head coach Jim Caldwell as the Houston Texans’ Mario Williams of […]

Three Texans Fined in League Crackdown on Illegal Hits

Three Houston Texans players were levied fines on Friday.  Bernard Pollard was fined $5,000 for his late hit, Wade Smith was fined $5,000 for his leg whip, and Adewale Ogunleye for his late hit on Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassell.  The league is currently cracking down on illegal hits, and a boost in hit-related […]

Kubiak Says Mario Williams is a Game-Time Decision

Mario Williams missed two straight days of practice Wednesday and Thursday with a groin injury.  Gary Kubiak called Pro Bowl defensive end a “game-time decision” for Sunday’s game at home against the Kansas City Chiefs.  He also said after practice Thursday that we’ll know more about him on Friday.  Today Williams was limited in practice […]