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Texans' Mallett is No. 31 fantasy QB

If Ryan Mallett loses Houston's starting job to newcomer Brian Hoyer, Eric Karabell says simply slip Hoyer into this same fantasy slot. Quarterback tiers (Insider)

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Foster Belongs In The First Round

Arian Foster might not be likely to play a full 16-game slate, but he's better than most think. He rounds out Eric Karabell's list of first-round fantasy running backs. Running back tiers (Insider)

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Strong could be an undrafted steal

Jaelen Strong will line up opposite of DeAndre Hopkins for the Houston Texans this season. Expect the 6-foot-3 rookie receiver to get plenty of red zone targets thrown his way. Fantasy X factors


NFL Nation Buzz: Houston Texans

Tania Ganguli discusses the return of offensive tackle David Quessenberry to the Texans after he was diagnosed with lymphoma last summer.

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3dRobert Mays

Grantland: The six biggest NFL training camp questions

The battle between Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer won't be breathtaking, but it could determine the fortune of a Texans team that has plenty of talent elsewhere. Who will be Houston's signal-caller?

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Grantland: A day with J.J. Watt

Grantland's Shea Serrano details the time he spent with the Houston Texans' megastar, when he learned that even if you do defensive drills with J.J. Watt, you cannot do defensive drills like J.J. Watt.

Quessenberry prepares for training camp as a milestone (1:15)
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Clowney placed on PUP list

The Texans placed second-year LB Jadeveon Clowney on the active/physically unable to perform list today. As ESPN's Tania Ganguli explains: "don't be alarmed. just means he's not ready yet." Clowney is coming off season-ending microfracture surgery.

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Ganguli: Texans' ceiling is 9 wins

ESPN NFL Nation Texans reporter Tania Ganguli talks to John Clayton about how Houston has improved this offseason and what their ceiling is this year.

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Who Is Football’s No. 1 player?

The answer could come down to if you like your NFL led by offense or defense. That preference may answer the debate. It's tough, but Grantland's Bill Barnwell had to make the call. Top 60 NFL players

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8dTania Ganguli

Houston Texans 53-man roster projection

The Houston Texans open training camp on July 31 at Methodist Training Center in Houston, Texas. Here's a 53-man roster projection.


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