| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:25 PM
To score points against the Texans' top-tier defense, Jay Cutler and the Bears will have to take some shots when they get into the strike zone (20- to 35-yard line). Look for deep inside breaking routes that target the secondary with Brandon Marshall as...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Going into Bears versus Texans, many thought the most important game within the game was the Bears offensive line against the Texans' pass rush.
Well, a review of the tape shows the Bears won that battle convincingly but still lost the war.
| Apr 28, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Rich Eisen went on David Letterman on Wednesday night to talk about The NFL Network's wall-to-wall coverage of the draft. It actually begins at 11 this morning with "Path to the Draft" and the pre-draft stuff continues all day. As for the draft itself, it...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Keeping the blog going today with another capsule to break down Florida State's NFL draft hopefuls. The draft begins Thursday and lasts through Saturday. In Monday's post about former Seminoles center Ryan McMahon, I also wrote about the uncertainty...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Even Vegas likes Cam Newton's chances as No. 1 pick The NFL Draft is Thursday night and while there has much made about the lockout and its impact on the draft, the bigger question still being raised be experts and media folks alike is who will be the No....
| Apr 29, 2011
It was the same beat of the drum Texans fans marched to all season, Houston needed a defense like Charlie Sheen needed Betty Ford Clinic, so when draft day came the sentiments and expectations were unanimous.
The top pick... Wisconsin Defensive End J.J....
| Sep 11, 2011
| 3:57 PM
The deuces were wild during a first quarter flurry in at the south end of Reliant Stadium.
In two consecutive drives, there were two fumbles, two of which were recovered by the Texans within 20 yards of a touchdown.
The end result, however, was one...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 5:41 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger can take a hit.
But even a 6-foot-5, 241-pound guy has a tough time dealing with the beating he’s endured this year.
The quarterback left Houston in a walking boot on his left foot after he was sacked five...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 7:42 PM
Andre Johnson hugged his coach at the end of Houston’s first playoff victory — a moment a decade in the making.
“This is something not just for me, but for the whole organization,” the Texans star receiver said. “It’...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 10:35 AM
HOUSTON - J.J. Watt and Houston spoiled Andy Dalton's homecoming in the AFC Wild Card round at Reliant Stadium in front of 71,725.
Watt stepped in front of Dalton's throw, grabbed the football and turned it into a game-changing 29-yard interception...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:38 AM
Thanks to Clemson’s Orange Bowl no-show and a 2-6 record this bowl season, ACC football’s image problem – details in this post from last week -- shows no sign of easing. But as the weekend’s four NFL playoff games reminded, the...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Can the Texans shoot down the Ravens on Sunday, Jan. 15 in their AFC Divisional Playoff throw down?
"The stakes are higher. The intensity goes up," Kevin Walter, a Texans wide receiver, said. "This is the second-round, the divisional round, [and] what...