Eric Karabell previews the AFC South, including Lamar Miller's value, Andrew Luck's hopes for a bounce-back season and running back competitions.
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Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is nearing the end of his rookie contract and would like to be paid fairly in an extension.
ESPN NFL analyst Antonio Pierce weighs in on J.J. Watt's surgery, Eugene Monroe's retirement, players' approach to their careers in the league and Le'Veon Bell's potential suspension.
J.J. Watt on pace with NFL greats
Watt, who reportedly has undergone back surgery this offseason, has totaled 74.5 sacks in his first five seasons. That's 8.5 more than Hall of Famer Derrick Thomas.
Who could be in the mix to replace Watt?
With reports that J.J. Watt has undergone back surgery, which players may step up if the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year is unable to play in Week 1?
Tania Ganguli ESPN Staff Writer
During a Q&A at a Hyundai football camp, a kid asks Texans received DeAndre Hopkins who his best friend on the Texans is. "My best friend is Brock Osweiler. The guy who throws me touchdowns."
Given the amount of pain we know J.J. Watt has played through, the Texans star has earned the right to patience as he heals from offseason surgeries.
The grief from losing his dad and wondering if he could have saved him almost derailed D.J. Reader's career. After accepting help, the Texans rookie is back on the path his father envisioned.
Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has undergone back surgery and will miss at least the entire preseason, sources say.
NFL sets ticket prices for Texans vs Raiders in Mexico City
Free-agent signees Lamar Miller and Brock Osweiler should give the Texans' offense a new look -- and a boost of playmaking -- this season.
Miller's spin move rewarded in Madden
The Madden NFL 17 video game must've noticed Braxton Miller's spin move against Virginia Tech last season. The Texans' third-round pick is rated 91 in spin moves. Madden rookie ratings
Rookie WRs earn high marks in Madden
The Redskins' Josh Doctson, Vikings' Laquon Treadwell and Texans' Will Fuller are rated second, third and fourth, respectively, among rookie WRs in the Madden NFL 17 video game. Who is No. 1? Madden rookie ratings
Texans are NFL's best in dime package
Houston allowed a league-low 4.3 yards per play while using six defensive backs. The Texans were also successful when using six or more pass-rushers, per Football Outsiders. Sneaky strengths (Insider)
The offense is new, as are most of its key personnel, but expectations are high. And the defense is still among league's upper echelon.
Boletos del Texans-Raiders en México ya tienen rango de precios
El martes 26 de julio inicia la preventa de boletos para el juego de Monday Night Football que celebrarán ambos equipos el próximo 21 de noviembre en el Estadio Azteca. Leer
The playoff rematch against Kansas City in Week 2, when the Texans will likely still be coming together on offense, looms for Houston.
Patriots RB Dion Lewis dominated opponents after the catch, while Washington QB Kirk Cousins thrived on play-action. Aaron Schatz delves into the hidden strength of each offense.
Texans @ 49ers
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