Quarterback Colin Kaepernick and J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans are among the five finalists for the NFL Players Association's Byron "Whizzer" White Award.
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J.J. Watt, Greg Olsen and Benjamin Watson are finalists for the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year award.
Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, a 14-year NFL veteran and three-time Super Bowl champ, has been hired as the Titans' head coach despite having just four years of NFL coaching experience.
J.J. Watt, who suffered a broken leg on Oct. 8, continues to progress in his rehab as he gave two thumbs up in a video of him running on a zero-gravity treadmill.
The AFC South rookie of the year is split between Deshaun Watson and Leonard Fournette, while the Jaguars earn coach and defensive player of the year.
Few paid much attention last March when the Minnesota Vikings signed Case Keenum to a one-year contract for $2 million -- but that move became one of the most pivotal of the 2017 season. Here's how every team's offseason acquisitions look now.
With a franchise QB in Deshaun Watson, a GM who shares his vision and, now, job security, Bill O'Brien is poised to take Houston to new heights.
The Texans have hired Brian Gaine as their new general manager and given both him and coach Bill O'Brien five-year contracts.
Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer
The Texans have signed new GM Brian Gaine and head coach Bill O'Brien to five-year contracts, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. O'Brien had one year remaining on the deal he signed in 2014. Gaine returns to Houston after less than a season with the Bills.
Tom Brady and Carson Palmer returned after ACL tears and were just as strong, but others in the same situation as Deshaun Watson haven't been as lucky.
Deshaun Watson carried the Texans at the beginning of the season. Jimmy Garoppolo carried the 49ers at the end of the season. But which QB has the most upside? We ranked from 1 to 7 the guys who established themselves as NFL starters in 2017.
Houston boasted not only some of the top rookies in the league, but had a potential NFL MVP in Deshaun Watson before an injury cut his season short.
Having Deshaun Watson healthy will be a huge boost for the Texans next season, but there are other holes they need to fill.
The Patriots have rejected the Texans' request to interview two of their top executives, Nick Caserio and Monti Ossenfort, for their vacant GM job, a source told ESPN.
Houston's star put up his usual strong numbers, but doing so while playing with four different QBs made his production that much more impressive.
Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer
Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins to the All-Pro team for the first time. Hopkins caught 96 passes for 1,378 yards and 13 touchdowns in 15 games while playing with four different quarterbacks. Last month, head coach Bill O'Brien said he thought Hopkins deserved to be named to the All-Pro team and called him "the best receiver in the league."
Steelers WR Antonio Brown joined the Seahawks' Bobby Wagner and Rams' Aaron Donald and Johnny Hekker as the only repeat choices on the AP NFL All-Pro Team from 2016.
After three consecutive 9-7 seasons, the Texans couldn't rebound after injuries to several important players.
The NFL coaching musical chairs season is under way, and many of the Texans' assistants are part of it. Here's where Houston's coaching staff stands.
Along with familiar faces such as Russell Wilson, a new generation of stars emerged to take over the NFL's leaderboards in the regular season.
The Denver Broncos' staff will coach at the Senior Bowl later this month, where the coaches will get an up-close look at Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield, who is one of the college quarterbacks sure to be on their radar as they prepare for the NFL draft.
J.J. Watt is excited to see what his franchise quarterback Deshaun Watson can do for a full season because for seven games he was lighting up the NFL.
Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien said he thinks he'll be back for the 2018 season after having positive and productive talks with team owner Bob McNair about signing a contract extension this offseason.