HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans claimed receiver Amari Rodgers off waivers Wednesday a day after he was released by the Green Bay Packers.
The Packers sent two picks to Tennessee to trade up to select him in the third round with the 85th overall pick in last year’s draft.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston coach Lovie Smith spent most of his postgame news conference after his team lost to the Philadelphia Eagles fielding questions about a player who wasn’t on the field.
Smith was peppered with questions about the status of veteran receiver Brandin Cooks after he was inactive two days he wasn’t traded following days of speculation that he would be dealt.
HOUSTON (AP) — Philadelphia cornerback Josiah Scott and Houston receivers Brandin Cooks and Nico Collins were inactive for Thursday night’s game.
There was much speculation this week that Cooks would be traded but no deal was made before the deadline.
HOUSTON (0-3-1) at JACKSONVILLE (2-2)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Jaguars by 7, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans put together a great three quarters Sunday to build a big lead before falling apart late and settling for a 20-20 tie with the Indianapolis Colts.
Despite the collapse, the Texans are encouraged by their performance and believe they’ll be able to build on the many good things they did in the opener as they try to improve on last year’s 4-13 season.
HOUSTON TEXANS (4-13)
New faces: Coach Lovie Smith, DB Derek Stingley, Jr., OL Kenyon Green, DB Jalen Pitre, RB Dameon Pierce, RB Marlon Mack, QB Kyle Allen, LB Christian Harris, LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin, WR Chris Conley, DE Jerry Hughes, CB Steven Nelson, DE Ogbonnia Okoronkwo, DE Rasheem Green, RG A.J.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans led by a touchdown early Sunday before being outscored 23-0 the rest of the way as their offense sputtered in a loss to the San Francisco 49ers.
Rookie Davis Mills threw for 163 yards with a touchdown and an interception as Houston’s two-game winning streak was snapped.
NEW YORK (AP) — Matthew Slater and Lavonte David are nominees for the fourth time for the NFL's Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award.
The league announced Thursday the eight finalists for the honor that recognizes players who best demonstrate the qualities of on-field sportsmanship, including fair play, respect for the game and opponents, and integrity in competition.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans had so many players on the COVID-19 list this week — 16 — that it was tough to keep up with who was on the field Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers.
“I’m still trying to remember everybody’s name,” safety Justin Reid said.
The Pac-12 is tapping into former football stars such as Brock Huard, Toby Gerhart and Lincoln Kennedy as it explores ways to boosts the conference’s fortunes on the field and off.
The conference announced Monday the formation of the Pac-12 Football Alumni Council.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tremon Smith is planning to do something nice for his blockers. He doesn't know what. He doesn't know when. He just knows he needs 10 of whatever he decides to buy in the next few weeks.
HOUSTON (AP) — Coming off an upset of Tennessee, the Houston Texans jumped out to a 14-3 lead over the New York Jets on Sunday and looked as though they were on the way to winning consecutive games for the first time this season.
HOUSTON (AP) — Trailing on the road in the fourth quarter, the New England Patriots needed Mac Jones to deliver on Sunday.
The rookie came through, throwing a touchdown pass to tie it before Nick Folk’s 21-yard field goal with 15 seconds left lifted the Patriots to a 25-22 win over the Houston Texans.
NEW ENGLAND (1-3) at HOUSTON (1-3)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Patriots by 8 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
ATLANTA (AP) — In the past three NFL seasons alone, Brandin Cooks has caught passes from Drew Brees, Tom Brady and Jared Goff while playing for Sean Payton, Bill Belichick and Sean McVay.
"I guess I know how to pick 'em, right?" Cooks asked Tuesday with a laugh.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — To be a productive member of the New England Patriots, it's usually best to approach the game plan each week with adaptive eyes...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Injuries prevented the Texans from finding out exactly what their team could have been last season...
The Los Angeles Rams have surrendered their first and sixth-round picks in this year's draft to the New England Patriots for deep threat receiver Brandin Cooks and a fourth-round selection. Cooks had 65 receptions for 1,082 yards and seven touchdowns in his lone season with the Pats after three seasons with New Orleans.
The Patriots have their foot on the NFL’s throat.
The Super Bowl champions acquired wide receiver Brandin Cooks from the Saints last night in a trade that also included three draft picks, according to a source.
There’s been an interesting trend with the Patriots during the past week. They seem to have a fascination with wide receivers.
There was news of a reported offer for Brandin Cooks, who is being shopped by the New Orleans Saints.
It is no secret that the Philadelphia Eagles wide receivers were a disappointment this past season. It is also not a surprise that they will try to upgrade the position either in the NFL draft or free agency.