Texans slog past Bengals

More Sports / Football Nov 17, 2015

Texans slog past Bengals

It figures that Cincinnati's first loss would come against a team that has tormented them in the big games. The Houston Texans have a way of making things miserable for Andy Dalton and the Bengals. T.J. Yates took over in the third quarter and led Houston ...

More Sports / Football Oct 27, 2015

Texans RB Foster out for season

Texans running back Arian Foster is out for the season with an Achilles tendon injury, a significant blow for a team that was just blown out for the second time this season. Coach Bill O'Brien said Monday he expects Foster to miss the rest of ...

Johnson catches 2 TDs in win over Texans

More Sports / Football Oct 9, 2015

Johnson catches 2 TDs in win over Texans

Matt Hasselbeck and Andre Johnson showed Thursday night that sometimes old guys can shine in what is certainly a young man's league. The 34-year-old Johnson caught two touchdown passes from the 40-year-old Hasselbeck, the second for 2 yards in the fourth quarter, to help the ...

Freeman plays starring role for Falcons against Texans

More Sports / Football Oct 5, 2015

Freeman plays starring role for Falcons against Texans

Devonta Freeman just wanted a chance. He's sure making the most of it. Dazzling as both a runner and a receiver, Freeman had another three-touchdown game for the Atlanta Falcons, who remained unbeaten with a 48-21 rout of the hapless Houston Texans on Sunday. "Opportunity is everything," ...

More Sports / Football Aug 31, 2015

Hoyer guides Texans past Saints

Brian Hoyer led scoring drives on two of his first three series since being named Houston's starting quarterback, and the Texans went on to a 27-13 preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. All three Texans quarterbacks led scoring drives. Ryan Mallett, who ...

More Sports / Football Jul 14, 2015

Ex-Texans receiver Dawson missing in lake

Authorities are searching for a former Houston Texans receiver who fell out of a rented boat during a family outing at a Dallas-area lake. The Collin County Sheriff's Office said 37-year-old JaJuan Dawson wasn't wearing a lifejacket Sunday night when he fell into Lavon Lake, ...

Texans release longtime star wideout Johnson

More Sports / Football Mar 10, 2015

Texans release longtime star wideout Johnson

Andre Johnson has been released by the Houston Texans, and quarterback Ryan Mallett has agreed to return to the team. A person with knowledge of the move told AP on Monday that the 12-year veteran Johnson's career in Houston is over. The person spoke Monday ...

Watt trying to join elite company

More Sports / Football Dec 27, 2014

Watt trying to join elite company

Should J.J. Watt be the NFL's Most Valuable Player? Many who are paid to find ways to slow down the overpowering defensive end for the Houston Texans say yes. "I'd vote for him," Cincinnati offensive coordinator Hue Jackson said. "I've never had a game in my ...

Steelers rally past Texans

More Sports / Football Oct 21, 2014

Steelers rally past Texans

The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers' confounding season. Good one week and lousy the next, Pittsburgh managed to be both in a 30-23 victory over the ...

Watt shining on gridiron for Texans

More Sports / Football Oct 18, 2014

Watt shining on gridiron for Texans

J.J. Watt has been padding his highlight reel this season by doing things almost unheard of for a defensive end. He swats passes, he sacks quarterbacks. He mugs for TV viewers, he dances for the fans. But mostly, he dominates. Watt's two-handed tip of a pass thrown ...

Colts hang on to top Texans

More Sports / Football Oct 10, 2014

Colts hang on to top Texans

When Indianapolis raced to a big lead over the Houston Texans in the first quarter, Colts coach Chuck Pagano was worried they would let up. They did, but that early lead was so big that they were still able to hold on for a 33-28 ...