Texans’ Scott Quessenberry prepping to start with Justin Britt absent for personal reasons: ‘Next-man-up mentality’
Scott Quessenberry is preparing to step in at center Sunday against the Denver Broncos as veteran center Justin Britt is not expected to play as he is dealing with personal issues related to football.
Texans’ Justin Britt absent Wednesday for ‘personal reasons’
One day after center Justin Britt was critical of his play during the Texans’ season-opening tie against the Indianapolis Colts, the veteran offensive lineman was absent from practice and the training facility Wednesday for “personal reasons.”
Sources: Texans restructure Ka’imi Fairbairn, Cameron’s Johnston’s contracts in salary-cap maneuver
The Texans, in need of some salary-cap space heading into the season, created nearly $2.1 million in total cap savings by restructuring veteran kicker Ka’imi Fairbairn and punter Cameron Johnson’s contracts, according to league sources.
How rookie fullback, converted defensive player Troy Hairston beat the odds to make the Texans’ roster
The roots of how Troy Hairston beat the odds to become the Texans’ starting fullback stretch back to Mount Pleasant, Michigan: a college town with a population of 21,688 and the home of the Central Michigan Chippewas.
Texans visit Uvalde High School football team, surprise them with new Nike uniforms
When the tragedy happened in May at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, the Texans organization and players got involved in the wake of a school shooting that claimed the lives of 19 students and two teachers. They immediately donated $400,000 to the Robb School Memorial Fund to support a grieving community.
Texans re-sign Chris Conley, Royce Freeman, Isaac Yiadom, place 3 on IR
The Texans shuffled their roster with a series of roster moves, placing nickel back and special-teams ace Tavierre Thomas on injured reserve with a quadriceps pull as well as rookie linebacker Christian Harris with a pulled hamstring and rookie tight end Teagan Quitoriano with a knee injury.
Houston Texans: How Dameon Pierce emerged as Texans’ RB1
When the Texans’ rookie running back attacked the line of scrimmage with explosive cuts and a punishing style that combines quick cuts, outstanding balance, and an aggressive manner of lowering his pads and delivering the blow, he served notice that he was the top option on the roster for a running game that was the worst statistically in the league last year.
NFL playoffs offer too much to watch, so take a pass on some of the action
If you like watching pro football, you will love this weekend. There are six National Football League (NFL) playoff games played over three days. The winners move on, and the losers go home. The two top-ranked teams, the Green Bay Packers and the Tennessee Titans, will have their first games playoff next weekend.washingtonpost.com
Q&A with Texans offensive lineman Zach Fulton
HOUSTON The Houston Texans offensive line improved in 2019, giving up 44 sacks vs. the league-high 62 in 2018. 2020 looks to be even better, partially because all five starts will return in the position they played in 2019. This week, KPRC 2 caught up with right guard Zach Fulton on his offseason and the Texans offensive line. In the offseason, Im seeing them grow and be able to lead and work by themselves. Q: What is it like doing offseason work via Zoom meetings?
Prince William Shares His Trick for Overcoming Anxiety Brought on by Public Speaking
Not being able to see clearly may cause some people anxiety, but for Prince William, it's the opposite. In the upcoming documentary Football, Prince William and Our Mental Health, the 37-year-old royal opens up about his own anxiety, brought on by public speaking engagements. Football, Prince William and Our Mental Health shows William exploring aspects of British history that have helped create the culture of silence around mental health. William and his wife, Kate Middleton, share three kids together -- 6-year-old Prince George, 5-year-old Princess Charlotte and 2-year-old Prince Louis. RELATED CONTENT:Prince William Says Becoming a Dad Brought Back 'Traumatic' Emotions of Losing Mom Princess DianaKate Middleton and Prince William Play Bingo With Nursing Home Residents in the Most Wholesome VideoPrince Harry 'Back in Touch' With Prince William After His Move to L.A.
Prince William Says Becoming a Dad Brought Back 'Traumatic' Emotions of Losing Mom Princess Diana
Prince William is getting real about how the death of his mother, Princess Diana, affected him as a parent. The pair share three children -- 6-year-old Prince George, 5-year-old Princess Charlotte and 2-year-old Prince Louis. Football, Prince William and Our Mental Health sees William explore aspects of British history that have helped create the culture of silence around mental health. Football, Prince William and Our Mental Health fits into the U.K.'s ongoing Heads Up: Football Unites for Mental Health program. RELATED CONTENT:Kate Middleton and Prince William Play Bingo With Nursing Home Residents in the Most Wholesome VideoPrince William Writes Letter on Behalf of Himself and Prince Harry to Princess Diana's CharityPrince Harry 'Back in Touch' With Prince William After His Move to L.A.
Did you miss them? Houston Texans returning to the field for preseason Aug. 14
The Texans will open the preseason Aug. 14 against the Minnesota Vikings for the fifth preseason matchup between the two teams. In Week 2 (Aug. 22), the Texans will host the Seattle Seahawks for the teams first-ever preseason matchup. In Week 3 (Aug. 29), the Texans will travel to New Orleans to face the Saints for the 11th time in the preseason. This will mark the 12th preseason matchup between the two Texas franchises, including the third season in a row. The Texans lead the head-to-head preseason series, 6-5.
North Shore OL ready to get out of the shop after ACL tear benched him for 8 months
A season in which North Shore defended its state title. The injury was an ACL tear and he has been rehabilitating over the past 8 months. I'm really into Dodge vehicles." Deblaw has a brother and two cousins who also wore the red and white of North Shore. "North Shore is just different," he said.