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Texans Play for Franchise First 4-1 Record against Giants Sunday

The Houston Texans will be coming into Reliant Stadium with a 3-1 record and in first place of their AFC South Division.  In a game where Brian Cushing returns to action, Andre Johnson being a game-time decision, and the New York Giants’ defensive line coming off their best game of the season, the Texans will […]

Foster Benched First Quarter for Missing Team Meeting

The Houston Texans reportedly benched running back Arian Foster today for the first quarter because he missed a team meeting and was late for others.  Kubiak decided to keep Foster, with his helmet on, on the sidelines while Steve Slaton and Derrick Ward ran through the Raiders’ defense.  The two backup running backs played well […]

Foster Sits 1st Quarter, Still Registers 187 Yards and 2 TDs in Texans Win Over Raiders

The Houston Texans put up a great fight Sunday for the 31-24 win over the Oakland Raiders at the Oakland Collesium.  Even though benching the leading NFL rusher and AFC Player of the Month until the six-minute marker of the second quarter, the Texans were led by Foster’s run game and a renewed defensive energy.  The defense stepped up with […]

Texans Travel to Washington for Next Big Test

One week removed from the excitement of beating their biggest rivals, the Houston Texans will head to Washington for their next big test: the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field.  The Redskins are coming off a Week 1 win against the Dallas Cowboys in which both teams’ offenses stuttered and the defenses made plays.  In the […]

Texans First Test: Indianapolis Colts

This Sunday the Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts will kick off their 2010 Regular Season against each other in an all out offensive division rivalry.  The Colts maintain a powerful 12-1 record against the Texans, but this first game of the season may be the start of the Texans franchise’s maturity and prowess. What to […]

Texans Fantasy Impact: Ward joins Foster-Slaton Committee

Running back Arian Foster owners and scouts took a big hit Friday when the Texans announced they will be drafting recent free agent back Derrick Ward.  Ward’s resume is impressive, serving as 1,000 yard rusher as Wind for the Giants’ successful Earth, Wind and Fire committee.  He could serve very useful in a reserve role […]

Report: Texans to add RB Ward to the mix

The Texans will sign free agent running back Derrick Ward, reports John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. The 30-year-old Ward worked out for the Texans on Friday, three days after being released by Tampa Bay. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. A seventh-round pick (235th overall) of the New York Giants in 2004, Ward […]

Slaton, Davis Injury Updates

A few injury updates on the Texans.  HoustonTexans.com reported that Andre Davis, according to Gary Kubiak, “is still up in the air.” His hip and tailbone injuries will likely keep him out for the preseason.  Kubiak said on Davis: “We’ve been told by some (doctors) that he could possibly make it back in a certain […]