Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett spent most of Sunday's practice with the first team, just as Brian Hoyer had done the day before.
The Texans coach says he knows what is being written about Brian Hoyer and Ryan Mallett, but he remains confident in both.
Texans defensive end once was on the receiving end of the autograph spectrum and says that's why he enjoys interacting with fans now.
Sunday marked the first time coach Bill O'Brien has offered a timetable for Jadeveon Clowney's return since his microfracture surgery last December.
When will Jadeveon Clowney return?
"I would say the goal is to get him back on the field on Aug. 17," Texans coach Bill O'Brien said. The 2nd-year OLB had microfracture surgery on his right knee in December and was not expected to return until September.
Moving across the country is never easy, so when the #Texans signed former Patriot Vince Wilfork, his daughter made him promise she could meet J.J. Watt. Saturday at training camp, her dream came true.
The Houston Texans feel like they're in better condition this summer, but there are some sloppy points to correct, said coach Bill O'Brien.
Vince Wilfork's daughter, Destiny, said the NFL veteran could sign with Houston if she got to meet J.J. Watt. On Saturday, she did.
When asked if he has an idea of when he will announce his starting quarterback, Bill O'Brien had a quick, simple answer: 'No.'
Why Vince Wilfork is the best dad ever
In order for the DT to sign with the Texans, his daughter Destiny had one condition: She had to meet J.J. Watt. Challenge accepted
Before the Houston Texans hit the field for their first practices of training camp, let's do a quick mailbag.
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)
Brandon Brooks, a third-round draft pick in 2012, has steadily established himself as a dependable and talented guard for the Texans.
The Texans' Whitney Mercilus has a little bit of an understanding of what Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is going through.
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)
Keshawn Martin will begin a challenging path toward remaining with the team that drafted him.
With the return of football comes the return of coverage around the city and the NFL of the Houston Texans and Texans-affiliated topics.
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
J.J. Watt took another step up the Houston sports ladder, if that's possible, by putting on a batting practice show with the Astros.
The Houston Texans will report for training camp Friday. Here's a full schedule of their practices.
Grantland writer Shea Serrano spent time with J.J. Watt at a recent event and conveyed a story that exemplifies Watt's motivation.
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.
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?
On some teams, this is, by default, the quarterback. That's not necessarily the case in Houston.
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.
Texans vs 49ers
NRG Stadium - Sat 8/15