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2019 Schedule
1-1, 1st in AFC South
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3dSarah Barshop

Watt says ref admitted he was held on no-call

When Texans DE J.J. Watt looked to the referee for clarification on a no-call during Sunday's game, Watt says the ref told him he saw the hold but didn't throw the flag. "I don't know what to do with that," Watt said.

Cruz: Watson is working towards being an elite QB (0:50)
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8dSarah Barshop

Source: Texans extend Martin for 3 years, $33M

The Texans have extended center Nick Martin on a three-year deal worth $33 million, a source told ESPN's Field Yates, that ties him for the second-highest average salary per year among centers.

Stephen A. on Watson eclipsing Brees this season: 'Hell no' (1:30)
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9dSarah Barshop

Tunsil: Texans' OL needs 'to improve' for Watson

Despite trading for left tackle Laremy Tunsil before the start of the season, the Texans' offensive line conceded six sacks and QB Deshaun Watson was pressured on 45% of his dropbacks in the team's season-opening loss at New Orleans on Monday.

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9dMike Triplett

In win, Saints steamed at another officiating error

Drew Brees called the officiating error that left the Saints 15 seconds short on a drive to close the first half Monday night "a game-changer." Said the QB: "Listen, that can't happen."

Watt optimistic about Texans' playmakers this season (2:39)
Ninkovich: Saints will be motivated after last season (0:38)

Houston, We have a...Trade

Mina and Kevin Clark of The Ringer discuss the Texans trading away Jadeveon Clowney and for Laremy Tunsil (2:11), the sliding doors moment of 2019 (3:53), the merits of French onion soup (41:20), and look ahead to two of the best matchups in Week 1 (45:21)


The Right Time: Clowney trade, Medvedev trolls, LeBron's 'Taco Tuesday' trademark

Bomani dishes on the calamity of trades for the Texans and Bill O'Brien, including Jadeveon Clowney going out and Laremy Tunsil coming in (0:40). CFB has returned and Bo highlights why there's more than one interesting story with Hugh Freeze at Liberty (14:50) as well as why Danil Medvedev was the "baddest" man in tennis until Bo googled him (27:00). Plus, an expanded IYHH with citizens trying to ban "barking" at a dog park near D.C. and Jay-Z's "Inspire Change" NFL apparel line (37:08) as well as your outlandish invention story voicemails in honor of LeBron and "Taco Tuesday" (50:09).

Spears: Clowney isn't in the same conversation as Watt (2:07)
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16dSarah Barshop

O'Brien explains rationale for Texans' big trades

Two days after trading away Jadeveon Clowney and trading for Laremy Tunsil and Kenny Stills, Texans coach Bill O'Brien discussed the moves on Monday.

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Texans complete deal for LT Tunsil, WR Stills

The Texans have finalized a deal to acquire Laremy Tunsil and Kenny Stills from the Dolphins. As part of the package, Miami will receive two first-round draft picks.

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Team Stats

Passing Yards185.524th
Rushing Yards153.05th
Points For20.5Tied-15th
Points Against21.0