Texans Linebacker Dylan Cole named Ed Block Courage Award winner
(Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)HOUSTON – The Houston Texans have selected ILB Dylan Cole as the 2020 Ed Block Courage Award winner. “I am honored to be the Ed Block Courage Award recipient this year,” said Cole. “It’s no surprise Dylan Cole was voted by his peers to be this year’s Ed Block Courage Award recipient,” said Texans Interim Head Coach Romeo Crennel. He will be recognized at the 43rd annual Ed Block Courage Awards. The Ed Block Courage Award has become one of the most prestigious awards a player can receive because it marks the only NFL award that is chosen solely by a vote of his peers.
All NFL games on for Week 9 as teams deal with COVID-19
(AP Photo/Terrance Williams, File)All NFL games are on for this weekend while teams deal with COVID-19 issues. The Cincinnati Bengals kept players away from their training facility after two unidentified players tested positive for COVID-19. The Atlanta Falcons canceled practice and worked virtually after a member of the football staff tested positive. ”A Miami Dolphins assistant coach, also unidentified, tested positive for COVID-19 and was quarantined. Coach Matt Nagy said this week that Spriggs tested positive for the coronavirus and Ifedi was put on the list because of a close contact.
Texans drop hints on Twitter in wake of Patrick Mahomes Blockbuster Contract
In case you missed it, ESPN reported Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs have agreed to a 10-year, $450 million extension. After the news of Mahomes contract broke... the Texans players started having a field day via GIFS... implying, of course, that its time for Deshaun to cash out. First came JJ Watt who mentioned Deshaun with the classic Shaq shimmy. Next came Dylan Cole.. who mentioned Deshaun while quoting Shefter. Deshaun weighed in himself.
Houston Texans Free Agents' Likelihood of Returning In 2020
So now, the offseason is here, and it will soon be time for the Texans to make decisions on pending free agents, and for the good players among those free agents to decide if they want to be Houston Texans going forward. Odds of Returning in 2020: 75 percentRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS (2):Dylan Cole, ILBCole tore his ACL in the first half of the 2019 season, continuing his unfortunate injury luck. Odds of Returning in 2020: 65 percentBradley Roby, CBAnother player who, when healthy, performed at a high level in 2019. Odds of Returning in 2020: 50 percentJon Weeks, LSJon Weeks is the only Houston Texan to do his job perfectly every season. Odds of Returning in 2020: 95 percentListen to Sean Pendergast on SportsRadio 610 from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. weekdays.houstonpress.com
It's Official! J.J. Watt Activated To Play This Saturday
The Houston Texans have made it through the seventeen week war of attrition that is the NFL's regular season, and they've managed to survive fairly healthy. pic.twitter.com/PatkEGhOWt Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) December 31, 2019OK, let's attack these one at a time:J.J. Watt is back! If I had to guess, he will be used much more situationally than if he'd been healthy all season. I'm guessing Watt will largely play in obvious pass rushing situations, which should help Whitney Mercilus and (if healthy) Jacob Martin get loose to pressure Bills QB Josh Allen. Considering everyone, including Watt himself, thought his season was over, this is the equivalent of a major free agency signing right before the playoffs.houstonpress.com