Browns missing key players as they prepare for 5-0 Cards
Keeping slippery Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray under control is a difficult challenge for any defense — even in the best of circumstances. Cleveland had an all-star roster of injured players not practicing Wednesday as it began preparing for Murray and the unbeaten Cardinals (5-0). NFL sacks leader Myles Garrett, defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and running backs Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt were among a group of key Cleveland players kept off the field because of injuries.news.yahoo.com
Titans' Henry faces toughest foe and friend Monday in Denver
The Titans traded Casey to Denver this offseason in a salary dump, clearing $11 million in cap space by sending the five-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman to Denver for a seventh-round draft choice. Even with Casey on his side last year, Henry was stifled in a 16-0 loss at Denver, gaining just 28 yards on 15 carries. That was easily the low point in a season in which Henry ran for an NFL-best 1,540 yards. “Having a player of his caliber and his leadership not be out there with us is definitely going to be a blow to the team," Casey said. “He’s a game wrecker,” Henry said.
Titans announce 1-year deal with OLB Jadeveon Clowney
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel, right, talks with special teams coach Craig Aukerman during NFL football training camp Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, Pool)NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with three-time Pro Bowl linebacker Jadeveon Clowney on a one-year contract. The Titans did not announce the terms Sunday. 1 overall pick of 2014, Clowney went into free agency looking for a mega-contract that never came calling. The pandemic shut down travel for physicals, and Clowney didn't visit anyone once the NFL allowed free agents to meet teams in person. Lewan wrote Thursday: We can do this to other peoples teams now.We have an offer out to JD, and we've talked to both him and his agent," Titans coach Mike Vrabel said Friday when talking to reporters.
Houston DE Watt out for season with pectoral injury
J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans looks on from the sidelines during the second half against the Oakland Raiders at NRG Stadium on October 27, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)HOUSTON - HOUSTON (AP) - Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt sustained a season-ending injury to his pectoral muscle on Sunday in a win over the Oakland Raiders. Watt was injured in the second quarter of Houston's 27-24 win and tweeted afterward that he was done for the season. Watt was injured when he tackled running back Josh Jacobs for a 6-yard loss in the second quarter. Watt had three tackles, including one for a loss, and swatted down a pass before he was injured.
Texans work to integrate new players picked up this weekend
HOUSTON - HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Texans made a flurry of moves this weekend to give their team a new look. Now, as they prepare to open the season next Monday at New Orleans, the Texans must see how quickly they can integrate these new pieces. Coach Bill O'Brien said they were just starting preparations for the Saints on Monday, and he expected most of the players they acquired this weekend to play in the opener. Along with discussing the skills Stills brings to the team, O'Brien was asked about the receiver's activism. "My history here with the Houston Texans is I love the players, I have the players' back and we communicate about those things," O'Brien said.
THE SPORTS GUYS: Cowboys contract priorities, Training camp holdouts & more!
Live from Oxnard, California and San Antonio, Greg Simmons and Larry Ramirez break down all of the biggest sports headlines from the week that was, including which contract extensions the Cowboys should prioritize, the strength of Dallas defense, the Texans waiving DOnta Foreman and who will end their hold out first between Ezekiel Elliott and Jadeveon Clowney. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Texans open training camp in Houston
HOUSTON - The defending AFC South champion Houston Texans arrived to training camp Thursday morning ready to work, and for the first time in three years, the team is training in Houston rather than the Greenbrier in West Virginia. As expected, Clowney held out of the first practice, and still has neither signed a long-term deal, nor his franchise tag. He is not required to sign the tag until the the season starts, and cannot be fined for missing camp. This will be the first time he enters training camp without lingering injuries since the 2016 season. Of course we have expectations, but at the same time, we try not to worry about that and focus on one step at a time.The Texans return to pratice in the Houston Methodist Training Center at 9:10 a.m. Friday.
THE SPORTS GUYS: Zeke's holdout, Training Camp preview & more!
Greg Simmons and Larry Ramirez break down all of the week's biggest sports headlines, including Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's potential holdout, the Texans not extending Jadeveon Clowney's contract, training camp previews, and predictions for the 2019 NFL regular season. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
THE SPORTS GUYS: Zeke's holdout, Training Camp preview & more!
Greg Simmons and Larry Ramirez break down all of the week's biggest sports headlines, including Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's potential holdout, the Texans not extending Jadeveon Clowney's... Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Larry's Texans Camp Blog: Clowney returns to practice
HOUSTON – The Houston Texans' quarterback competition took a back seat Monday because linebacker Jadeveon Clowney returned to practice about 8 1/2 months after having microfracture knee surgery. It's been a long time, so I was very excited to be out there today," Clowney said. He was like 'No, it's your first day out here, we're going to take it slow,'" Clowney said. It's going to be great to be out there, rushing the passer and just putting my hands on other guys," Clowney said. Head coach Bill O'Brien remains optimistic Clowney will be ready for the season opener on Sept. 13, when the Texans take on Kansas City at home.
Football is back! Top 12 story lines for new season
Yes my friends, football season is finally upon us and now we can finally go from wishing football was here to watching the action on the gridiron. Let's take look at some of the top college and NFL story lines for the new season. Cowboys, Texans projected win totalsLet's start with the Texans whose projected win total is 7.5. Texas' projected win totalWe'll find out soon how long the honeymoon lasts for Charlie Strong as the Horns gear up for a rough schedule. Happy Football Season everybody.