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2015 Schedule
9-7, 1st in AFC South
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54mTania Ganguli

Houston submits bid to host 2017 Pro Bowl

Houston will be hosting Super Bowl LI next year, but they're hoping for more as they bid to bring next season's Pro Bowl to town.

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Houston places bid for 2017 Pro Bowl (0:53)
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Jemele on Peyton: Texans make more sense than Rams (1:38)
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Watch out for Kevin Johnson in Year 2

He doesn't garner a ton of attention, but the Texans rookie showed off his smooth athleticism. Johnson makes Matt Bowen's honorable mention list from the 2015 class. Breakout candidates (Insider)

Tania Ganguli ESPN Staff Writer 

The Texans promoted Amy Palcic to senior director of communications. She is the only woman in the top PR spot for the football side of an NFL team. With her promotion the city of Houston has two women in charge of PR departments for the city's major professional sports teams. The Rockets director of media and player relations is Tracey Hughes.

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Allen Iverson sends J.J. Watt signed shoes

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has posted a picture on Instagram of signed shoes sent to him by former NBA star Allen Iverson.

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Prediction: Watt delivers Houston a title

In a fun glimpse into the future, Thomas Neumann has the Texans appearing in Super Bowls LII and LIX. In the latter, J.J. Watt brings home the title with a whopping four sacks. The next 25 Super Bowls

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Predicting Houston's offseason

It's finally time for the Texans to hand the keys to a young player they intend to develop and turn into the franchise quarterback, according to Tania Ganguli. Offseason predictions

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NFL star securing his financial future (1:58)
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Texans in middle of pack, for now

Yes, Bill O'Brien's club showed it has plenty of talent, especially on the defensive side. But until the Texans find a QB, our panel can't put them in the top 10. Way-too-early Power Rankings

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O'Brien: Peyton knew what he had to do (0:41)
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O'Brien thought Cotchery caught the ball (1:31)

Tania Ganguli ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked about Broncos coach Gary Kubiak, DC Wade Phillips and d-line coach Bill Kollar, JJ Watt said: "They're truly good human beings. I truly wish the absolute best for them." Watt expressed thanks for each man's role in his career. They held the same jobs on the Texans staff when Watt entered the league in 2011.

Tania Ganguli ESPN Staff Writer 

Texans defensive end JJ Watt received 37 of 50 votes for defensive player of the year. He is one of two players to have won the award three times. Los Angeles Rams tackle Aaron Donald got seven votes, Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly got four votes and Panthers cornerback Josh Norman got 2 votes.

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Triple crown: Watt collects his 3rd DPOY award

Texans DE J.J. Watt tied Lawrence Taylor by winning his third Defensive Player of the Year award. Eric Berry (comeback) and Todd Gurley (offensive rookie) also were among the winners.

Team Stats

Passing Yards239.618th
Rushing Yards108.215th
Points For21.2Tied-21st
Points Against19.6Tied-7th

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