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1 hr ago | ESPN

Belichick touches on Raiders ... and T-Birds

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick covered everything from the Oakland Raiders to the T-Birds, his middle school football team, during his Wednesday press conference.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, NFL Players, Marcel Reece, New England Patriots

5 hrs ago | The Phinsider

Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing

Weekly, we take a look around the SB Nation family of NFL blogs. Here are the news stories and analysis they are discussing.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Browns, Brian Hoyer, NFL Players, Scott Shanle, Arian Foster

9 hrs ago | CBS Local

Surprising Texans Offer Next Challenge For Reeling Giants

In reviewing the 2014 NFL schedule in the spring, fans of the New York Football Giants may have thought that their week three match-up at home against the Houston Texans would be a gimme. But under former Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien, the Texans have bolted from gate with a 2-0 start after their 30-14 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Andre Johnson, Ryan Fitzpatrick, NFL Players, DeAndre Hopkins, Arian Foster, Garrett Graham

Tue Sep 16, 2014

USA Today

Are NFL's seven 2-0 teams the real deal?

Are NFL's seven 2-0 teams the real deal? Probably so in Denver and Philly. But what about Buffalo? Houston? Check out this story on Since the NFL expanded its playoff field from 10 to 12 teams in 1990, clubs starting the season 2-0 have proven a solid bet to reach postseason having done so 63% of the time.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Buffalo Bills, NFC West, NFC, Clemson Tigers NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, Clemson University NCAA, NCAA Football, Andre Ellington, Cincinnati Bengals

The Washington Post

Foster scoffs at Anheuser-Busch

Arian Foster has a Twitter account and he's not afraid to use it. When Anheuser-Busch released a statement on Tuesday noting company executives were "increasingly concerned" over the NFL's issues with domestic violence, the Texans running back let it be known exactly how he felt about that.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Arian Foster, Greg Hardy, Ray McDonald

Silver And Black Pride

Just Another 1st Round Bust for Oakland...or Maybe Not

Is Khalil Mack all that he was cracked up to be? According to the stat sheet so far, it doesn't seem like it. Mack was one of the most highly touted prospects from the 2014 NFL Draft.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Khalil Mack, NFL Players, Duane Brown, Ryan Fitzpatrick


Houston-born Marine wants date with J.J. Watt

Heather Twigg is a die-hard Texans fan born and raised in Houston. She is stationed in San Jose, California.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, J.J Watt, NFL Players


Houston Texans Roundup: Early look at the NY Giants

Sep 14, 2014; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants wide receiver Rueben Randle celebrates with wide receiver Victor Cruz after scoring a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals in the second quarter during the game at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports The Week 3 opponent for the undefeated Houston Texans will be the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium with a 1 p.m. ET start.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New York Giants, Walter Thurmond, Rueben Randle, Victor Cruz, NFL Players, Andre Johnson

Houston Press

Houston Texans Don't Get Arrested That Often, Compared to Other NFL Teams

The outing of Ray Rice, whose stunning knockout of his fiance was caught on elevator cameras and viewed more than 8.6 million times on YouTube, has caused football fans around the country to take a second look at the NFL stars they thought they knew. Good news for Houston -- the Texans are relatively well behaved.


Related Topix: Sports, Jerome Mathis, NFL Players, NFL Football

Contra Costa Times

Raiders need to stop the run

Raiders coach Dennis Allen isn't about to panic two games into the season. However, he concedes that there's a sense of urgency now that his team is 0-2, struggling in many areas and facing a formidable New England Patriots team in the next game.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Charles Woodson, NFL Players, Rod Streater, Mike Mohamed

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Washington Times

Forcing turnovers key to Houston's early success

Two games into this year, and Houston is tied for second-best in the league in that category at plus-five. The Texans forced four turnovers in Sunday's 30-14 win at Oakland, using a couple of big plays by the secondary to improve to 2-0 after dropping their last 14 games in 2013.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NCAA Sports, James Jones, Houston Cougars NCAA Football, University of Houston NCAA, NCAA Football, Kendrick Lewis, Kareem Jackson, NFL Players, Johnathan Joseph


Texans' Plan to Split Backfield Work Spells Fantasy Trouble for Arian Foster

It was the second straight week that Foster cracked the century mark and the most rushing yardage Foster has gained in a game since Week 6 of the 2013 season. However, before Foster's fantasy owners could even finish patting themselves on the back for drafting the 28-year-old this season, news came out of Houston that put a significant damper on the celebration where Foster's early-season success is concerned.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Alfred Blue, Jonathan Grimes, NFL Players, Arian Foster

Sporting News

Texans aim to go from top to bottom, back to top

This is the fourth straight year they've won their first two games. At least one NFL team has gone from last place in its division to first place the next year in each of the last 11 years.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, AFC South, J.J Watt, Ryan Fitzpatrick, NFL Players, Arian Foster, Buffalo Bills

Houston Chronicle

Texansa Manning & Co. know better than to get caught up in 2-0 start

Safety Danieal Manning has never not started 2-0 with the Texans, so he pointed out how important it is for the team to not get complacent because of their record. "We've been here before," said Manning, who was released by the team during the spring but wound up re-signing after being cut by the Cincinnati Bengals.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Danieal Manning, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Cincinnati Bengals, Buffalo Bills

The Willits News

Oakland Raiders defense fails to stop Houston Texans

Defensive end Justin Tuck sat in his locker chair for a solid 20 minutes Sunday, his face buried in his hands. Apparently, even for the Raiders players, it was as horrible as it looked.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Khalil Mack, Justin Tuck, LaMarr Woodley, NFL Players, Antonio Smith (Arizona Cardinals)

Houston Chronicle

McClain: Texans' positive turnover ratio bodes well

If Romeo Crennel's defense continues to force turnovers at the same frenetic pace of the first two games, the Texans are going north for the winter. So far, the Texans have done just about everything right in their victories over Washington and Oakland , but no statistic is more meaningful than their plus-5 turnover ratio.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Brian Cushing, Kendrick Lewis, NFL Players, Johnathan Joseph, Arian Foster, Brooks Reed

Sun Sep 14, 2014


vs. Texans Postgame Quotes

Opening Statement: "That's a recipe to getting your butt kicked. I told the players in there just now, only people that can change it are the people in that locker room, coaches and players.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, J.J Watt, Ryan Fitzpatrick, NFL Players, Oakland Raiders

Houston Chronicle

Gameday Central: Texans lead 24-0

Texans 27, Raiders 0, 3Q: The Texans continued their dominant ways in the second half, extending the lead to 24-0. Jonathan Joseph returned a fumble, forced by D.J. Swearinger, 49 yards to the Raiders' 21-yard line, and the Texans took advantage with a 12-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick to DeAndre Hopkins.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Randy Bullock, J.J Watt, Ryan Fitzpatrick, DeAndre Hopkins, NFL Players, Arian Foster

Houston Texans

On the Scene: Texans at Oakland

Meet Texans offensive linemen Ben Jones and Brandon Brooks at the Verizon West Road Store, 10721 North Fwy., Houston, TX 77037. Meet Texans defensive back D.J. Swearinger at the Academy Sports + Outdoors located at 16610 US Hwy 59, Sugar Land, TX 77479.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Duane Brown, NFL Players, D.J Swearinger, Brandon Brooks, Ben Jones


Houston Texans vs. Oakland Raiders: 5 Bold Predictions

Sep 7, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick runs for a first down on a keeper during the fourth quarter against the Washington Redskins at NRG Stadium. The Texans defeated the Redskins 17-6.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Alfred Blue, NFL Players, Ryan Fitzpatrick, DeAndre Hopkins, Arian Foster