Man, NFL Sundays used to be so much easier when the Texans sucked.
You knew they were going to lose, they knew they were going to lose, all your friends knew they were going to lose -- what was the sense in putting a lot of effort into watching? Unless you're putting together an Irish wake, you don ... More >>
This Sunday -- finally -- the NFL season begins, at least as far as the Texans are concerned.
And that's what counts here in Houston, of course.
The Texans have been with us since the 2002 season, making this year the 11th time they will be suiting up to elate, enrage or enervate us.
Perhaps no t ... More >>
"Wanna again thank the @HoustonTexans front office and staff for believing in my ability and extending this contract." -- Texans left tackle Duane Brown (@DuaneBrown76 on Twitter), 8/16/12
Left tackle, pass rusher, quarterback.
Not only are they the most pivotal positions on the football field (al ... More >>
Earlier this week we chronicled for you our favorite Super Bowl halftime shows, from Petty and the Who, to the Boss and the Stones. Tonight we will be live-blogging all the musical attractions from Super Bowl XLV from Dallas, er, Arlington.
Lined up in the next few minutes we will see Christina ... More >>
In and of itself, Sunday's collapse against Denver is virtually the same story that has played out countless other times over the past two seasons for the Texans.
Yet the franchise has never been this close to finally breaking through.
In seven days, the nightmare that is 2010 comes to an ... More >>
The owners of NFL teams have been proven right: The Texans are oh-so-close to winning. Which is just another way of saying the Texans are chronic losers, we guess.
The 2010 season has been a bitter disappointment for fans, and it's difficult to see the team winning support back without drastic chan ... More >>
Sad McNair is sadNo matter how beloved the owner of a sports franchise may be, there will always be plenty of reasons for fans to hate him. In a city like Houston, with three major sports franchises, there are bound to be times when owners take a beating, particularly when the teams are losin ... More >>
You don't want to know what's under thereThe Texas Lottery announced a new Houston Texans scratch-off game today, with lots of second-chance prizes like "Autographed authentice Texans jersey from a Texans star player."Scratch-off games can be cruel. Especially when you're dealing with the Texans. ... More >>
Photos by Dave Rosales
7:56 p.m.: After puttering back and forth for 30 minutes, we're finally on a service elevator to get up to the press box. The elevator attendant says she just saw Fergie. She says she was "short and skinny." That's slightly different than how we would've described her. We p ... More >>
As we come up on the end of the decade, I thought I would look back at some of the city's professional sports franchises and throw out some of their highlight moments. I figured I would start with the Houston Texans.1. February 18, 2002: The team's very first draft choice was in the expansion dra ... More >>
So you're Tom Cable and you're the coach of the moribund 1-3 Oakland Raiders.You've just a lost a football game to the Houston Texans, the team which started the legend of Mark Sanchez. And not only did your team lose 29-6 to the Texans, but you were outcoached by Gary Kubiak, a guy who, in his ... More >>
Richard Justice actually had a decent blog post the other day. In it, he attempted to evaluate which of Houston's big three sports franchises was the smartest -- sorry Dynamo fans, he didn't include them because he says the team hasn't been here long enough, and I won't include them because I con ... More >>
Bryan Pittman was suspended by the NFL yesterday. For those of you going Who the hell is Bryan Pittman?, he's the long snapper for the Houston Texans. His job is to snap on punts and kicks.
Pittman is one of six players suspended for the rest of the season. His suspension was for taking Bumetan ... More >>