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2016 Schedule
9-7, 1st in AFC South
Best moves for Foster, Boldin? (1:27)
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Arian Foster still one of best available

Aging running backs coming off of injury are inherently risky options, but John Clayton thinks Foster could certainly help a team this season. Best remaining FAs

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Time to take Clowney to the next level

The Texans' defense caught fire late last year, and that was with Jadeveon Clowney as a role player. Now, Houston should focus on developing the top overall pick from 2014. Upcoming decisions (Insider)

Roster decisions looming large for these NFL teams (1:49)
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Texans' brass gets high marks

Time will tell whether Brock Osweiler is the answer at QB, but Houston did all it could to upgrade its offense this spring. Our panel was impressed. Offseason grades (Insider)

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Bruschi: J.J. Watt's logo doesn't bother me

ESPN NFL analyst Tedy Bruschi talks about what organized team activities are like, using the bathroom during games, J.J. Watt's logo and players' relationship with the league.

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Will Fuller for Rookie of the Year?

Other offensive rookies might be more likely to grab the honor, but don't sleep on Fuller. His electric ability could lead to huge numbers if the Texans' offense clicks. OROY contenders (Insider)

Healthy Clowney plans to dominate NFL (1:10)
Kellerman: Watt's new logo is 'high motor' (0:51)

Tania Ganguli ESPN Staff Writer 

Texans didn't send people up in scissor lifts to film practice. They've got unmanned cameras above the field and are doing more ground film work. They've also added a sports science element and are using GPS trackers to track player performance.

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Osweiler facing plenty of pressure

The Texans inked Brock Osweiler -- he of seven career NFL starts -- for $72 million, including $37 million guaranteed, this offseason. Now it's time for him to show he's worth it. Most to prove

Tania Ganguli ESPN Staff Writer 

About 11 players, including J.J. Watt and Duane Brown, weren't practicing. Most were working on a side field. Most notable of those working to the side were corners Kevin Johnson and Johnathan Joseph, who both had offseason surgeries.

Tania Ganguli ESPN Staff Writer 

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt and left tackle Duane Brown were not on the field for most of today's first organized team activity practice. Watt and Brown both had major surgeries in January, Watt for five torn core muscles and Brown for a torn right quad tendon.

Where are Texans on Karabell's list?

It's never too early to start planning for your fantasy draft. Here's where the top Texans rank in their respective position groups, according to our Eric Karabell.

  • QB: Brock Osweiler (23)
  • RB: Lamar Miller (9)
  • WR: DeAndre Hopkins (3)
  • K: Nick Novak (13)
  • Defense/Special teams (2)
Karabell's top-100 fantasy rankings for 2016

Team Stats

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

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