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Bill O’Brien gives Deshaun Watson high marks for poise, confidence

Bill O'Brien gives Deshaun Watson high marks for poise, confidence. During a lengthy interview this week on the state of the Texans after their offseason program, coach Bill O'Brien talked about how impressed he's been with rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson.

John McClain’s Texans’ breakdown: Quarterbacks

The Texans' continued domination of the division under Bill O'Brien, including AFC South titles the last two seasons, should make them the favorite this season, but that's not the case. [...] quarterback is a reason a lot of NFL experts are predicting the Titans will dethrone the Texans as division champions. Looking at Texans' quarterbacks Tom Savage, Deshaun Watson and Brandon Weeden, only one (Weeden) has thrown a touchdown pass in the NFL.

What to expect from the Houston Texans wide receivers and quarterbacks

In the past few seasons the Houston Texans have spent a lot of time trying to find their ideal quarterback. Contrary to this, the receiving corps has not changed much and is led by DeAndre Hopkins.

Report: Raiders QB Derek Carr agrees to $125M extension

(AP) — Raiders quarterback Derek Carr finalized a five-year contract extension Thursday that will keep him with the team through the 2022 season. The contract will be worth $125 million, according to a person familiar with the deal who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because terms were not released.

Raiders’ Derek Carr becomes NFL’s highest paid player

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr cashed in Thursday morning, becoming the highest paid player in the NFL. Carr is a two-time Pro Bowl quarterback who's passed for 11,194 career yards, 81 touchdowns and 31 interceptions in three NFL seasons.

John McClain’s Texans’ breakdown: Tight ends

In Bill O'Brien's third season as coach, veterans C.J. Fiedorowicz and Ryan Griffin and rookie Stephen Anderson combined for 115 catches for 1,094 yards and seven touchdowns.

John McClain’s Texans’ breakdown: Wide receivers

See John McClain's breakdown of the Texans' running backs Because only three positions are secure, don't be surprised if the Texans add another veteran receiver before or during training camp in West Virginia. Last season when they finished 9-7, won a second consecutive AFC South title and a playoff game before being eliminated at New England, the wide receivers combined for only seven touchdown receptions, including four by Hopkins.

10 most shocking developments from NFL offseason

The NFL offseason is always full of surprises, but this past spring seemed to be a bit more shock-inducing than others in recent memory.The New England Patriots won Super Bowl LI yet somehow got signif

Texans pass rusher Whitney Mercilus ‘can beat you several ways’

Spinning around blockers, Texans outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus has a growing repertoire of pass-rushing moves. Mercilus holds the Texans' franchise record with six sacks in the postseason, including one of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during a playoff loss in January to the eventual Super Bowl champions as he passed J.J.

Breaking down Texans’ deals for Breno Giacomini, Sio Moore

The Texans' investment in veteran offensive tackle Breno Giacomini was relatively inexpensive.. The Texans' investment in veteran offensive tackle Breno Giacomini was relatively inexpensive.

John McClain’s Texans’ breakdown: Running backs

When the Texans begin training camp July 26 in West Virginia, running back should be one of the most interesting positions to watch. The addition of third-round pick D'Onta Foreman to go with returning starter Lamar Miller means O'Brien's run-first philosophy isn't expected to change.

Titans agree to terms with wide receiver Eric Decker

(AP) — The Tennessee Titans and wide receiver Eric Decker have agreed to terms on a one-year deal. Decker, who spent his first four seasons with Denver, has three 1,000-yard seasons with 12 100-yard games in his seven-year NFL career.

Joey Porter ‘happy’ with progression of T.J. Watt

The Pittsburgh Steelers have high hopes for T.J. Watt, whom they selected with the 30th overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft.

Vince Young cut by CFL’s Roughriders

A former blue-chip recruit at Madison High School in Houston, Young led the Longhorns to a dramatic national championship victory over USC in the Rose Bowl. During a star-crossed NFL career as a first-round draft pick of the Tennessee Titans, Young dealt with bouts of immaturity.

Texans sign rookie running back D’Onta Foreman

The Texans have signed rookie running back D'Onta Foreman, the last of their seven draft choices to sign. Foreman, represented by Select Sports Group, participated in the Texans' offseason program that ended Wednesday and made a good impression on his coaches and teammates.