Undoubtedly defense is the strength of the Houston Texans -- it has been for a while now.This is the side of the ball where the Texans spent the most money this offseason and where their most high-profile moves came.
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The Texans owned a top-five rushing attack last season, and while the Jaguars and Titans addressed aspects of the run game, those pieces are unproven.
Dick LeBeau is now running the Tennessee Titans defense, which will be in its second year of the 3-4.
New regime has worked to improve defensive front, quarterback play since arriving after the 2012 season.
How did AFC South teams view Titans QB Marcus Mariota heading into the draft?
Are the Houston Texans better now than they were last year?
The Texans have waived rookie defensive tackle Brandon Ivory one day after his arrest on first degree burglary charges in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the team announced Thursday.
The speedy receiver has shown the ability to deliver big plays on special teams and will get an opportunity to make the Texans' roster.
Texans rookie defensive tackle Brandon Ivory was arrested on first degree burglary charges Wednesday morning and sent to the Tuscaloosa County Jail pending a $120,000 bond.
ESPN's NFL Nation reporters discuss the hot topics in video form regarding each of their teams, including Cam Newton, RG III and Carson Palmer.
Future Power Rankings: Texans No. 24
Houston's future is hazy with the starting QB job up for grabs. Our experts slot the Texans at no. 24 after underwhelming draft classes in 2013 and 2014. Future Power Rankings (Insider)
The Texans and the AFC South did not fare well in ESPN's future power rankings.
Louis Riddick, John Clayton and Mike Sando team up to rank every NFL team based on which are best positioned to be successful for the long haul.
Russell Wilson -- He's no backup
Russell Wilson's $1.54M base salary is in line with his draft position, but consider this: Eight backup QBs are scheduled to make a higher base salary than Wilson next season, including THIRD STRINGER Charlie Whitehurst.
Andrew Luck figures to have the best supporting cast of his career, but the Colts' offensive line remains an area of concern.
Watt takes out fan at Summerfest
Do not crash the Zac Brown Band's performance on stage while they're playing in J.J. Watt's homeland. The Texans star made one fan pay in a painful way Sunday night. Watt tackles fan
Watt's appearance on stage looks staged, but it's fun nonetheless and he's home in Wisconsin, where the adoration is apparent.
J.J. Watt produced huge numbers against each AFC South opponent last season.
How many touchdowns will J.J. Watt have this season? Which Houston Texans players are on the hot seat? Tania Gangulia dives into the mailbag.
The Texans coaching staff believes that even if a player's decision-making isn't where it needs to be, it can be improved through coaching.
The Houston Texans coach will be watching the feet of Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer intently in camp.
The Jaguars added to the supporting cast around Blake Bortles this offseason -- who's more important for the young QB's development?
Veteran defensive end is up for best male athlete, against several familiar faces.
Texans vs 49ers
NRG Stadium - Sat 8/15