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Emin Avakian

Emin Avakian

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We Want Mallett

We Want Mallett

Not to pat myself on the back, but....oh, who am I kidding? This is me patting myself on the back, everybody...
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With The First Overall Pick...

With The First Overall Pick...

You would think a column on February 12 regarding the NFL Draft to be held on May 8-10 was premature. But lo and behold, I'm behind! Look around: Mel Kiper, Jr...
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2014, Here We Come

2014, Here We Come

There is a perk to finishing the previous season with the worst record in the league, after all. By virtue of their NFL-worst 2-14 record last season, the Texans will get the last-place teams from the AFC West and the AFC East...
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The Houston Texans Fantasy "Pro Bowl" Draft

The Houston Texans Fantasy "Pro Bowl" Draft

Shortly after the conference championship games play out this weekend and the Super Bowl teams are determined, Jerry Rice and Deion Sanders will choose their Pro Bowl teams in the first-ever Pro Bowl Draft on January 22. Andre Johnson, J.J...
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The O'Brien Era Begins

The O'Brien Era Begins

This week, the Houston Texans introduced Bill O'Brien as the new head coach following Gary Kubiak and Wade Phillips. Phillips, of course, was given the interim tag after Kubiak was fired on December 6...
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Texans' 2013 Not-So Fantasy Football Season

Texans' 2013 Not-So Fantasy Football Season

The 2013 fantasy football season is over! You can all breathe. How did I fare in my leagues? Glad you asked. Two third-place finishes, one runner-up and don't ask about the other one...
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2-12 Texans Approaching History

2-12 Texans Approaching History

The Houston Texans haven't been in the playoff picture for quite some time, so they won't be hearing the beloved sports phrase 'win or go home' any time soon. Instead, the Texans might be hearing 'win and stay off the record book...
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Looking To Next Season...Already, Part 2

Looking To Next Season...Already, Part 2

Let me preface this by letting it be known that I am well aware that the 2013 regular season is not quite over. Some of you may have read the "Looking to Next Season.....
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Case Hit With Collateral Damage In Houston

Case Hit With Collateral Damage In Houston

From the looks of it, Texans former Coach Gary Kubiak did not believe starting quarterback Case Keenum was capable of overcoming a deficit and moving the ball downfield at a faster pace than usual...
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