A person familiar with J.J. Watt's condition said the Houston Texans' star defensive lineman had back surgery Thursday and is expected to miss the rest of the season. Watt was placed on injured reserve Wednesday with a back injury. It's his second back surgery in two months after he missed
When the Houston Texans host the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, it will be the first time since 2010 they'll play without J.J. Watt. A person familiar with Watt's condition said the star defensive lineman he had back surgery Thursday and it is expected to miss the rest of the season. Watt was
In the mediocre AFC South, which Houston (2-1) leads, losing its best player could bring the defending division champion back to the field - as uninspiring as the Titans, Colts and Jaguars might be. With the Texans coming off a no-show at New England, visiting Tennessee could be feeling pretty frisky
Houston Texans star J.J. Watt underwent surgery Thursday to repair a herniated disk in his back, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported...
Texans defensive end J.J. Watt underwent surgery on Thursday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, via a source. He will be out for the entire 2016 NFL season.
The New England Patriots head coach is doing some of his best work this season, and the Patriots' 27-0 blanking of the Houston Texans in Week 3 was a maestro performance by him and his team. Bill Belichick had words for referee Walt Coleman. There's interesting stuff throughout, including Belichick
The Houston Texans hold the upper hand in the recent rivalry with the Tennessee Titans , sweeping the season series in three of the last four years and going 8-1-1 against the spread over the last 10 meetings...
Houston Texans defensive star J.J. Watt could miss the remainder of the season after re-injuring his back, reports said Wednesday. Watt, the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year, has been placed on injured reserve meaning he will be kept out of practice for six weeks. The earliest date he could
J.J. Watt, who was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, said in a tweet that he will face this adversity with a positive attitude and promised fans, "I will be back."
The Houston Texans won't dwell on their 27-0 loss to the New England Patriots. ''We've got Tennessee, a division game, coming up, so we've got to get our head screwed on right,'' said Houston nose tackle and former Patriot Vince Wilfork. Coach Bill O'Brien isn't
Sometimes the unexpected matchup allows a fantasy football owner to reap all the benefits and win a week. Look no further than the Week 3 Thursday Night Football encounter between the Houston Texans and New England Patriots...
Check out five of the top NFL headlines from Thursday night and Friday morning. New England Patriots Dominate the Houston Texans With the help of a suffocating defense and ...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Following a flight across the country and only three days to prepare for one of the NFL's elite teams, the Houston Texans never really got started against the New England Patriots.
The hype for the Houston Texans came to a halt after Thursday night's 27-0 loss to the New England Patriots. Chris Wesseling has how the team was out-coached and out-played in Foxborough.
Perhaps the point of no return for the Houston Texans in what was a truly miserable performance Thursday night in a 27-0 loss to the New England Patriots was rookie Tyler Ervin's fumble in the middle of the third quarter that pretty much iced any chance of a comeback. The Patriots had just ground out
The New England Patriots (3-0) handed rookie quarterback Jacoby Brissett the keys to the offense Thursday night, and the rookie delivered in a 27-0 romp over the Houston Texans (2-1) at Gillette Stadium...
The Houston Texans still have tough road games at Minnesota, Denver and Green Bay and all their division games left. Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien has a moment with his quarterback, Brock Osweiler (AP). The Texans were outplayed and outcoached in all three phases of the game and fell to a
The Houston Texans (2-0) and New England Patriots (2-0) meet Thursday night in a battle of unbeaten teams, with the former listed as small road favorites against the latter...
Let there be no confusion here: If Bill Belichick had his druthers he'd be leading New England into Thursday's matchup against the Houston Texans with Tom Brady as his starting quarterback, a healthy Rob Gronkowski as his top offensive receiving weapon and Roger Goodell still wallowing in embarrassment
When J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans last faced the Kansas City Chiefs the defensive end was so badly hurt he only made it a little more than halfway through the demoralizing 30-0 wild-card playoff loss. Watt was healthy again Sunday and Houston's defense was dominant, setting a franchise record
Houston receiver DeAndre Hopkins won't be wearing his Kanye West-designed Yeezy cleats again anytime soon after the shoes earned him a fine from the NFL.
Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing suffered a knee injury in Sunday's season opener against the Chicago Bears , and while he won't need surgery, it is uncertain when he will return to action...
Jay Cutler can envision bigger things for the Chicago Bears' offense. The Bears will step onto the field with a decidedly different cast when they open the season at the Houston Texans on Sunday. ''The talent level is definitely there,'' Cutler said.
J.J. Watt says his cameo in the comedy was "a blast," and got some positive reviews for his performance from his Texans teammates.
The Houston Texans are setting the bar higher than a 9-7 finish, which was good enough to get them into the playoffs last season. The AFC South is ripe for the taking and coach Bill O'Brien knows it.
J.J. Watt questioned whether he would ever play again following January's surgery to replace five abdominal muscles. Find out how the Texans superstar is feeling leading up to Sunday's season opener.
A pair of teams heading in opposite directions meet Sunday as the Houston Texans host the Chicago Bears in a Week 1 matchup at NRG Stadium...
J.J. Watt never doubted he'd play in Houston's season opener while recovering from back surgery that forced him to miss all of training camp. Watt returned to practice this week and will be on the field when the Texans host the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Last year's NFL Defensive Player of
After the Houston Texans released him prior to the start of the 2016 regular season, wide receiver Cecil Shorts is reportedly set for a free-agent visit with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
J.J. Watt will play in the Houston Texans' season opener against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Watt returned to practice Monday for the first time since back surgery in July and coach Bill O'Brien said after practice that he would play. Right tackle Derek Newton also was back at practice after
J.J. Watt took another step forward in his preparation for Week 1. The three-time Defensive Player of the Year returned to the practice field for the first time in months Monday morning.
Brock Osweiler is comfortable in Houston and ready to show the Texans they were right to invest $72 million in him. The quarterback, who started just seven games in his four-year career before the Texans lured him away from Denver with that huge contract, has looked good in preseason. On Sunday, he
J.J. Watt passed his physical on Sunday and will return to practice on Monday, a good sign that he'll be ready for Houston's opener against Chicago on Sept. 11. Watt missed all of training camp and the Texans' four preseason games after surgery to repair a herniated disc in his back in July
J.J. Watt took another step forward in his preparation for Week 1. The Houston Texans announced Sunday that Watt passed a physical and is ready for practice Monday.
J.J. Watt is expected to play Week 1 against the Bears, a league source told ESPN, marking the defensive end's comeback to the field following back surgery in late July.
J.J. Watt apparently won't miss any regular-season games due to back surgery. The Houston Texans defensive end and three-time NFL defensive player of the year will be activated by the Texans as he's made a "speedy recovery" from surgery to repair a herniated disk, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle
Texans left tackle Duane Brown will avoid being put on the PUP list to start the season. The expectation is he'll be back early in the season, just not Week 1, according to Ian Rapoport.
The Houston Texans parted ways with wideout Cecil Shorts III leading up to Saturday's 53-man roster deadline. What other prominent players were cut?
Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien says that injured star J.J. Watt is feeling much better and that it ''looks decent'' for him to play in the season opener against Chicago on Sept. 11. Watt missed the entire preseason on the physically unable to perform list after having back surgery
J.J. Watt spent the offseason rehabbing, but coach Bill O'Brien is optimistic the Defensive Player of the Year will be on the field when the Texans open up against the Bears.
Tom Savage made it through Houston's preseason finale against Dallas unscathed despite getting slammed on his back while scrambling late in the third quarter. The third-year quarterback popped back up after a play that unfolded not far from where he sustained a season-ending shoulder injury on the
T.J. Yates has been cleared to return to football activities, his agent announced Tuesday. Yates tore his ACL last December while playing for the Texans.
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