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UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 13, 2019, 10:47 p.m.

NFL capsules: Deshaun Watson outduels Patrick Mahomes, leads Texans past Chiefs

Deshaun Watson threw for 280 yards and a touchdown while running for two more, outdueling Chiefs counterpart Patrick Mahomes in a matchup of former first-round picks and leading the Houston …

Mature Jordan Akins thrives in NFL after putting baseball aside

Second-year Houston Texans tight end Jordan Akins has a maturity and understanding of being a professional athlete superior to most people with his experience thanks to a career he completed …

Oh, brother: J.J., Derek Watt face each other for first time

Derek Watt and J.J. Watt have played against each other in the yard of their parents’ home in Waukesha, Wisconsin. There will be bigger stakes on Sunday when Derek and …

AP Source: Texans release CB Aaron Colvin

The Houston Texans released cornerback Aaron Colvin after his struggles in the team’s season-opening loss to New Orleans, a person familiar with the move tells The Associated Press.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 10:22 p.m.

Wil Lutz’s 58-yard field goal lifts Saints over Texans, 30-28

Wil Lutz made a 58-yard field goal as time expired, and the New Orleans Saints beat the Houston Texans 30-28 on Monday night in a game that had three scoring …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 6:50 p.m.

AP sources: Seahawks close to landing pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney from Texans

The deal is still pending a physical and has not been completed. Seattle reportedly is sending a third-round pick and two players to Houston.

J.J. Watt healthy and with Houston Texans for first day of camp

J.J. Watt was thrilled to come off the physically unable to perform list in time to join the Houston Texans for their first practice of training camp. Watt returns after …

Texans QB Deshaun Watson surprises mom with home renovation

Deshaun Watson’s mother Deann Watson spent years encouraging him to chase his dreams. Watson has achieved one of his biggest goals of reaching the NFL. Now the Houston Texans quarterback …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 9:45 p.m.

Andrew Luck has 2 touchdowns to lead Colts over Texans 21-7 in wild card

Andrew Luck threw for 222 yards and two touchdowns as the Indianapolis Colts raced out to a big lead and cruised to a 21-7 win over the Houston Texans in …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 4:19 p.m.

Texans, Colts meet in AFC Wild Card after turning around seasons

Saturday’s wild-card game between the Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts is a matchup that seemed improbable early this season after Houston dropped its first three games and the Colts limped …

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 23, 2018, 9:40 p.m.

NFL Capsules: Eagles, behind Nick Foles, stay alive in NFC playoff race

Jake Elliott kicked a 35-yard field goal as time expired and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Houston Texans 32-30 Sunday to keep their playoff hopes alive. The defending Super Bowl …

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 23, 2018, 8:56 p.m.

Eagles stay alive with 32-30 win over Texans

Jake Elliott kicked a 35-yard field goal as time expired after Foles led the offense into position and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Houston Texans 32-30 Sunday to keep their …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

NFL Capsules: Texans beat Denver for sixth straight victory

Brandon McManus missed a 51-yard field goal as time expired, leaving Demaryius Thomas a winner in his homecoming and Houston escaped Denver with a win. The Texans (6-3) won their …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 10:18 p.m.

Deshaun Watson throws 5 TDs as Texans beat Dolphins 42-23

Deshaun Watson tied a career-high with five touchdown passes to lead the Houston Texans to their fifth straight win, 42-23, over the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night. The Texans (5-3) …

Tempers flare as 49ers, Texans practice together

There was plenty of intensity when the Houston Texans and San Francisco 49ers met in the first of two joint practices before this weekend’s preseason. A little too much in …

Matt Calkins: Did Earl Thomas watch and learn from Duane Brown’s holdout?

If you’re Earl Thomas, and you’re looking at the three-year, $36.5 million extension the Seahawks just gave Duane Brown, what are you thinking?

UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 12:47 p.m.

Ex-cheerleaders sue Texans, allege intimidation, low pay

Five former Houston Texans cheerleaders are suing the NFL franchise, alleging the team failed to fully compensate them as required by law and subjected them to hostile work environment in …

NFL star J.J. Watt to pay for funerals of Santa Fe shooting victims

Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt told officials at Santa Fe High School that he will pay funeral costs for the victims of Friday’s mass shooting, according to multiple …

GM Rick Smith says he’ll return to Texans after leave

Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith provided more details on his future with the team on Monday, a day after announcing that he was taking an extended leave of absence …

Steelers clinch first-round bye with 34-6 win over Texans

Ben Roethlisberger told his teammates they didn’t need to make up for Antonio Brown’s absence. He just wanted everyone to do what they could to help out, figuring that would …

T.J. Yates back as starter for Texans after injuries

Third-string quarterback T.J. Yates will get his first start this season for Houston against the Jacksonville Jaguars with Deshaun Watson out for the season with a knee injury and backup …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 9:43 p.m.

Terrell Suggs, Ravens get defensive in 23-16 win over Texans

Terrell Suggs led an aggressive Baltimore defense that kept Houston out of the end zone for the final 51 minutes, and the Ravens went deep in the playbook on offense …

Bill O’Brien says Texans have discussed signing Colin Kaepernick

Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien says he and general manager Rick Smith have discussed signing Colin Kaepernick in the wake of last week’s season-ending injury to Deshaun Watson.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 8:52 p.m.

AP sources: Texans QB Deshaun Watson out for season with ACL tear

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is out for the season after suffering a knee injury in practice. Two people familiar with the injury tells The Associated Press the standout rookie …

Cornerback Jeremy Lane fails physical, will return to Seahawks

Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane failed his physical with the Houston Texans, according to multiple reports from the Houston Chronicle and ESPN, and will no longer be included in a trade …

Deshaun Watson shines, but Houston’s defense struggles without J.J. Watt

Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson continued his record-setting play in a loss to Seattle on Sunday.

Seahawks land needed LT, getting Duane Brown from Texans

The Seattle Seahawks solidified a big area of concern by reaching agreement to acquire veteran left tackle Duane Brown from the Houston Texans on Monday for cornerback Jeremy Lane and …

Reacting to owner Bob McNair’s comments, many Texans kneel during anthem for the first time

Despite the furor that has unfolded this season over whether NFL players should have the right to take a knee during the national anthem, the Houston Texans have stayed out …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 6:49 p.m.

Three takes: Seahawks thrive in no-huddle and it produces wins

Seattle’s success in the no-huddle offense showed again Sunday as the Hawks, trailing by four points with 1 minute, 39 seconds remaining, hurried their way down the CenturyLink Field 80 …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 9:27 p.m.

Believe it: Russell Wilson leads Seahawks to last-minute 41-38 win over Texans

Russell Wilson’s last-minute touchdown pass to Jimmy Graham gave the Seahawks the final lead in a wild 41-38 victory over Houston on Sunday afternoon in Seattle.