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UPDATED: Thu., April 9, 2020

AP Source: L.A. Rams trade WR Brandin Cooks to Texans

A person familiar with the deal says the Los Angeles Rams are trading receiver Brandin Cooks to the Houston Texans.


AP Source: Cardinals get WR DeAndre Hopkins from Texans for RB David Johnson

The Arizona Cardinals have acquired receiver DeAndre Hopkins in a trade that will send running back David Johnson to the Houston Texans.


Chiefs rally from 24-point hole to beat Texans 51-31

The Kansas City Chiefs overcome a 24-0 hole early in the second quarter to beat the Houston Texans 51-31 on Sunday and return to the AFC championship game.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 11, 2020

Deshaun Watson vs. Patrick Mahomes headlines Texans-Chiefs playoff tilt

The Kansas City Chiefs picked Patrick Mahomes over Deshaun Watson in the NFL draft a couple of years ago and the decision has worked out quite well for them.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 5, 2020

NFL’s top seeds ready to step in after wild wild-card round

Working overtime paid off for Minnesota and Houston this weekend. Seattle avoided the extra session and made it a wild-card bonanza, with three of the four road teams winning.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

AFC wild card: Houston Texans roar past Bills for 22-19 win in OT

Deshaun Watson spun out of a would-be sack and coolly completed a pass that set up the winning field goal in overtime as the Texans rallied from a double-digit second-half …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020

Former Eastern Washington standout running back Taiwan Jones embraces special teams role with Houston Texans

The former Eastern Washington running back was fast, slippery and a big reason the Eagles turned the corner in 2010 when they won their first national title.


J.J. Watt to return for Texans in playoffs against Buffalo

J.J. Watt was a rookie in the 2011 playoffs when his spectacular performance against the Cincinnati Bengals led the Houston Texans to the first postseason win in franchise history.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019

DeAndre Hopkins has 2 TDs, Texans beat Colts 20-17 to top AFC South

Deshaun Watson threw two touchdown passes to DeAndre Hopkins and finished with 298 yards to help the Houston Texans beat the Indianapolis Colts 20-17 on Thursday night to take the …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 3, 2019

Minshew a flop in London, no sure starter back in Jax

Rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew’s last chance to stake his claim on Jacksonville’s starting job was a bust


NFL notes: Pittsburgh Steelers dig out of hole, keep Miami Dolphins winless

The Pittsburgh Steelers stopped beating themselves long enough to keep the Miami Dolphins winless. James Conner ran for 145 yards and a touchdown, and Mason Rudolph overcame a shaky start …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 13, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 …