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  • Saints cut Hartley, sign Graham

    December 18, 2013 5:33 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Coach Sean Payton promised changes following the Saints loss, and a fan favorite was the first to go. The Saints released kicker Garrett Hartley on Tuesday. Hartley was integral in the team's Super Bowl run. He made the game-winner in OT against the Minnesota Vikings in... more »
  • Appeal of Houston's Smith denied

    August 23, 2013 5:45 PM

    HOUSTON - Houston coach Gary Kubiak says the NFL has upheld defensive end Antonio Smith's three-game suspension. Smith was suspended Wednesday for the last two preseason games and Houston's season opener for hitting Miami guard Richie Incognito with the Dolphins player's helmet. Smith appealed the suspension, but his appeal was... more »
  • Texans finish signing draft class

    July 23, 2013 6:45 PM

    HOUSTON - The Houston Texans have signed second-round draft choice D.J. Swearinger and third-rounder Brennan Williams on Tuesday. All nine of Houston's draft picks are now under contract with training camp beginning Friday. Swearinger, a safety at South Carolina taken 57th overall, had 79 tackles, two interceptions, seven pass breakups,... more »
  • Reports: Ed Reed to Texans

    March 20, 2013 10:38 PM

    HOUSTON - Free-agent safety Ed Reed is on the verge of becoming a Houston Texan, according to multiple reports. CBSSports.com reported Wednesday night that a deal was in place, and the NFL Network quoted Reed as saying he was headed to Houston "unless something changes." Neither Reed nor his agent,... more »
  • Colts trying to forget mistakes, focus on future

    December 17, 2012 2:22 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis Colts spent Monday going through all their missed opportunities. There was the fumble at the goal line, a penalty that wiped out a touchdown and a blocked punt that Houston returned for a score. For this young team, Sunday's loss was a hard lesson in how... more »
  • Top AFC teams to meet

    December 10, 2012 10:28 AM

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - There's a good matchup of AFC teams this evening in the Monday Night game. Visiting Houston tops the South Division with 11 wins and 1 defeat while New England leads the East with 9 wins and 3 setbacks. The Patriots have wrapped up their division while... more »
  • Foster runs for 152 yards as Texans top Jets 23-17

    October 9, 2012 10:37 AM

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Arian Foster ran for 152 yards and a touchdown, and the Houston Texans stayed unbeaten by defeating the New York Jets for the first time in team history, hanging on for a 23-17 victory Monday night. With a chance to lead the Jets on a... more »
  • Manning comes up short, Texans beat Broncos 31-25

    September 24, 2012 10:06 AM

    DENVER - Matt Schaub outplayed Peyton Manning on Sunday, throwing four touchdown passes against a confused Denver defense to lead the Houston Texans to a 31-25 victory over the Broncos. Schaub finished 17 for 30 for 290 yards to help Houston move to 3-0 for the first time in... more »
  • Holliday trying to become Texans' return man

    August 15, 2012 9:22 AM

    HOUSTON - Trindon Holliday thought about trying out for the U.S. Olympic track team this summer. He quickly dismissed that notion because the London Games overlapped with the start of Houston Texans training camp and Holliday would much rather make this team. The former LSU track star ran back a... more »
  • Tebow earns first win as pro

    December 26, 2010 9:55 PM

    DENVER -- Tim Tebow won on several fronts Sunday. By rallying the Denver Broncos past the Houston Texans 24-23, the raw rookie from Florida secured not only his first victory as a pro but he won over the fans who have suffered through the franchise's worst slump in almost... more »
  • Trindon Holliday out for NFL season

    August 24, 2010 2:59 PM

    Houston Texans rookie kick returner Trindon Holliday is gone for the season. Coach Gary Kubiak says Holliday will have surgery Wednesday on his broken left thumb. Holliday had been wearing a cast on the thumb in recent practices. Holliday fumbled a punt and mishandled a kickoff return in the Texans'... more »
  • Saints, Texans begin joint practices

    August 18, 2010 8:57 PM

    The third consecutive year of joint preseason practices between the New Orleans Saints and Houston Texans began without the fights that popped up all over the field last season. "It's the first day," Houston quarterback Matt Schaub said. "Tomorrow morning is the one that usually gets a little frisky." Four... more »

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