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2017 Schedule
4-12, 3rd in AFC South
Greeny: Hopkins could have been best WR in NFL (1:41)
Watson: 'My game is not changing' (0:47)
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2dSarah Barshop

Watson: My game won't change despite ACL

Despite tearing his ACL last season, Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson says his style of play won't change when he returns.

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7dSarah Barshop

Texans release OT Newton; failed physical

Right tackle Derek Newton has been released by the Texans. Newton reportedly plans to file a grievance over a $500,000 bonus the team says it will not pay.

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is the Texans' preseason schedule: Week 1: at Kansas City Chiefs Week 2: vs. San Francisco 49ers Week 3: at Los Angeles Rams Week 4: vs. Dallas Cowboys

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14dSarah Barshop

Texans owner regrets apology for 'inmates' talk

Texans owner Bob McNair told the Wall Street Journal that he regrets apologizing last year following an uproar directed at his comments that "we can't have inmates running the prison."


Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

Deshaun Watson of the Texans, misses the "First Shot" at tonight's Rockets game, rocking the Hakeem Olajuwon All Star jersey.

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

Bill O'Brien said the Texans will start Tyrann Mathieu at safety and then move him from there. "His versatility is something that really appealed to us, so we'll probably use him at other spots," O'Brien said.

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

Bill O'Brien praised the work J.J. Watt has put into rehabbing his broken leg: “J.J. [Watt] is doing really well. ... I would never bet against J.J. Watt. J.J. Watt is a generational player in this league and he'll be back to full-strength. And I just watch the way he is, and that's why I feel so good about him. He's very positive about where he's at."

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23dMike Reiss

O'Brien: Watson (ACL) still ahead of schedule

Texans head coach Bill O'Brien reiterated what he previously said at the NFL combine, noting Tuesday morning that quarterback Deshaun Watson's recovery from a torn right ACL is progressing well.

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25dKevin Seifert

NFL owners arrive divided on anthem issue

Speaking at the NFL owners meetings, the Jets' Christopher Johnson called trying to quell player protests during the anthem "a fantastically bad idea," while Texans owner Bob McNair insisted that "political statements" have no place on football Sundays.

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25dDavid Newton

Texans owner: Richardson regrets settlements

Panthers owner Jerry Richardson is in the process of selling the team and, according to Texans owner Bob McNair, has explained to some of the owners the allegations of sexual and racial workplace misconduct.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Another kickball action shot from Tyrann Mathieu's charity event in New Orleans: Jets safety Jamal Adams tries to drop one in over the head of pitcher/free agent Saints cornerback Delvin Breaux.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyrann Mathieu said a lot of guys do golf and basketball. But the new Texans safety said he chose kickball for his charity event in his hometown of New Orleans because it reminded him of growing up here. Mathieu was joined by fellow NFL players like Jamal Adams, Antoine Bethea, Tarik Cohen, Tony Jefferson, Robert Alford, Duke Riley and Delvin Breaux, LSU coach Ed Orgeron and boxer Regis Prograis, among many others.

Team Stats

Passing Yards204.921st
Rushing Yards115.114th
Points For21.017th
Points Against27.332nd