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2017 Schedule
4-12, 3rd in AFC South
The Honey Badger can be a difference maker for the Texans (0:49)
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3dSarah Barshop

Mathieu joining Texans 'with a clean slate'

Tyrann Mathieu said he views signing with the Texans as "a fresh start" and wants to prove that he's one of the best safeties in the NFL.

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Raiders shore up D with Gilchrist, Whitehead

The Oakland Raiders shored up their defense on Thursday with the acquisition of two potential starters in free agency, linebacker Tahir Whitehead and safety Marcus Gilchrist.

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Source: Texans, Kelemete agree on 3-year deal

Offensive lineman Senio Kelemete, one of the most valuable "sixth men" in the NFL over the past three seasons with the Saints, starting a total of 23 games while spending time at all five offensive line positions, will sign with Houston.

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8dSarah Barshop

Sources: Ex-Chief Fulton to sign with Texans

Former Chiefs offensive lineman Zach Fulton intends to sign with the Houston Texans after the start of the new league year at 4 p.m. ET on Wednesday.

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Texans reach extension with punter Lechler

Veteran Shane Lechler, a seven-time Pro Bowl selection who averaged 49 yards per punt last season, has signed a contract extension with the Texans.

Max, Stephen A. agree with Watt on humanitarian work (1:51)
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29dBill Barnwell

Barnwell: Offseason moves to improve every AFC team

The Jags, Jets and Browns will make a run at a quarterback. Jacksonville could have a new top receiver, too. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, has to clear out cap space and sign Le'Veon Bell. Here are five offseason moves to improve all 16 AFC teams.

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Texans tell linebacker Cushing he'll be released

The Houston Texans have informed linebacker Brian Cushing that he will be released before the start of the new league year, which begins on March 14, The Houston Chronicle reported.

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Watt to receive honorary doctorate for relief

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt will receive an honorary doctorate from Baylor College of Medicine for his Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in the Houston area.

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Texans' Foreman has gun, pot charges dropped

Texans running back D'Onta Foreman will have marijuana possession and weapon charges dropped after reaching a plea agreement, according to the player's lawyer.

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45dSarah Barshop

Texans' Watson runs for first time since surgery

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson posted a video on social media of himself running for the first time since having surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee.

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Way-too-early 2018 NFL Power Rankings

The confetti has fallen at Super Bowl LII, and we're already looking forward to next season. Who is at the top of our projection? Here's how our experts have the league stacked.

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47dSarah Barshop

Watt named Man of Year after Harvey efforts

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, who raised more than $37 million in just 19 days for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, was awarded Walter Payton Man of the Year honors on Saturday night.

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48dSarah Barshop

Texans sued by ex-employee for harassment

Kristen Grimes alleges that former director of football operations Jason Lowrey was part of an "Alpha-Male environment, where continuous improprieties toward female employees were not punished."

Team Stats

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