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  1. RTC: Graham to battle Bullock in Houston

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... What to expect from the cornerbacks drafted into the AFC South, from Nate Dunlevy of Bleacher Report. Houston Texans Moving on from Neil Rackers, the Texans signed veteran kicker Shayne Graham to compete with draft p...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  2. RTC: Insight into Blackmon as a Jags fit

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans General manager Rick Smith's expecting a top pick who impacts the team, says Dale Robertson of the Houston Chronicle. Robertson interpreted Smith's comments as suggesting offensive line or linebacker as t...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  3. GM Smith: Texans' needs, draft depth align

    Paul Kuharsky

    When he talked Tuesday about what the Texans need out of the upcoming draft, Houston general manager Rick Smith identified offensive line, receiver and linebacker. And when he talked about areas of depth in the upcoming draft, he hit the same thre...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  4. RTC: Examining Melvin Ingram

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans An NFL Network list of the top Heisman Trophy winners in the NFL ranked Tim Tebow over Earl Campbell, says Nick Matthews of the Houston Chronicle. Free-agent kicker Neil Rackers met with the Redskins, ...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  5. Mailbag: The best answers I can offer

    Paul Kuharsky

    Kevin in Houston writes: Why is it taking so long to sign Chris Meyers, Mike Brisiel, Joel Dreessen and Neil Rackers? It's fairly clear the Texans were not going to be able to sign/afford Mario Williams. Did this not clear up enough room to get some ...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  6. AFC South: Free-agency primer

    Paul Kuharsky

    Houston Texans Key free agents: OLB Mario Williams, C Chris Myers, G Mike Brisiel, TE Joel Dreessen, K Neil Rackers, CB Jason Allen. Where they stand: The Texans did well to lock up running back Arian Foster with a long-term deal, which meant t...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  7. With Foster deal, Myers now Texans' focus

    Paul Kuharsky

    That's a relief. The Houston Texans head into the 2012 league year with several difficult choices. But they've taken care of one major player, agreeing on a five-year contract with running back Arian Foster, according to John McClain of the Housto...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  8. First look at Texans heading for free agency

    Paul Kuharsky

    Early thoughts on the Texans scheduled to become unrestricted free agents come March 13, with thanks to Mac's Football Blog, where you can find complete team-by-team lists that include exclusive rights and restricted free agents. Running back Derr...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  9. The AFC South in Pro Bowl fan voting

    Paul Kuharsky

    Fan results are in for the NFL's popularity contest -- I mean Pro Bowl fan voting. Without any ado, here are AFC South players who finished in the top 5: Running backs: 1) Arian Foster; 2) Maurice Jones-Drew. Fullbacks: 4) James Casey. Tigh...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  10. RTC: Texans welcome quick turnaround

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans The loss to Carolina might have been a wake-up call, and it will be good for the Texans to play again quickly on Thursday night in Indianapolis, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Gary Kubiak ...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  11. The AFC South in Pro Bowl fan voting

    Paul Kuharsky

    My anti-Pro Bowl stance has been spelled out in this space multiple times, and I've avoided updates on fan voting until now. But since fan voting ends soon, I figured I'd offer a look of where AFC South players stand. Titans fans will be unhappy a...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  12. Lewis drop kills Jaguars in first half

    Paul Kuharsky

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jaguars blew a great chance to take control of their game against the Texans in the first half, but perhaps an injury to Matt Leinart creates the possibility of a rare comeback. Houston's top-ranked defense hardly looks w...

    Blog | November 27, 2011
  13. Division's kickers are killing it

    Paul Kuharsky

    Long distance field-goal attempts are finding their way through the uprights at a fantastic rate. Mark Simon of ESPN Stats & Information says overall field-goal attempts are being converted at nearly 86 percent, which would break the season re...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  14. RTC: Jaguars, Texans both top 10 defenses

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans Antonio Smith, Neil Rackers and Matt Leinart see similarities between the Texans and the 2008 Super Bowl Cardinals. Jeffrey Martin of the Houston Chronicles explains. Says Rackers: "We have a quarterback ...

    Blog | October 30, 2011
  15. AFC South Stock Watch

    Paul Kuharsky

    FALLING 1. Matt Turk, Jacksonville Jaguars punter: The Jaguars pride themselves on having a good special-teams unit. They were without one of their premier special-teamers, Kassim Osgood, in Carolina; another standout, Montell Owens, probably will...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  16. Rapid Reaction: Saints 40, Texans 33

    Paul Kuharsky

    NEW ORLEANS -- Thoughts on the Texans' loss to the Saints at the Superdome. What it means: The Texans reverted to their old ways, failing to put away an opponent when they were playing well enough to do just that. They gave the Saints life and wat...

    Blog | September 25, 2011