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Heading into Week 4 of the 2003 NFL regular season, the Donovan McNabb-led Philadelphia Eagles were 0-2 after scoring a combined 10 points. McNabb, coming off two consecutive trips to the NFC Championship Game, struggled through those first two games: 167 yards per game, 45.1 completion percentage, zero touchdowns and three interceptions. Forget that the […]

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An East Texas school superintendent knows about the history and genetic makeup of black NFL quarterbacks but doesn’t know how to use Facebook.

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When you’re a black quarterback in the National Football League, the room for error is smaller, the criticism is louder and racism comes with the job. It’s been that way since Marlin Briscoe took the field for the Broncos in ’68 as the first black quarterback to start in a pro football league. Some things […]

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Colin Kaepernick, Houston Texans, News, NFL, Video -

The Houston Texans are knee-deep in trouble after rumors surfaced about how they were choosing to select their players. The Houston Chronicle reported that the Texans are not in interested in acquiring any players during the forthcoming trade who participated in the kneeling protest sparked by former San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick. “There is no […]

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We all know Jadeveon Clowney’s clap-back game is legendary. Exhibit A: The Houston Texans linebacker took a direct shot at his team’s owner, Bob McNair, donning an orange prison jumpsuit to the team’s Halloween party after McNair’s “inmates running the prison” comment. McNair’s statement (“We can’t have the inmates running the prison”) during a meeting […]

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The NFL has been producing a string of unsettling images of injured players. The latest came from Sunday’s San Francisco 49ers-Houston Texans game. Texans quarterback Tom Savage’s body convulsed as he lay with his eyes closed in his own end zone. A referee stood over him, hesitantly touching his shaking arm. Savage quickly regained consciousness […]

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Game. Blouses. Tom Savage was planted into the turf by two San Francisco 49ers defenders, and as the Houston Texans quarterback lay on the ground, he began to convulse. Officials stood over him, and he was assisted to the Texans’ sideline. He was cleared by the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant to go back into the Texans’ […]

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A.J. Green, Deshaun Watson, Houston Texans, Jalen Ramsey, Magic Johnson, Mike Evans, Shannon Sharpe, What Had Happened Was -

Game. Blouses. The Houston Texans discussed signing free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick after star rookie signal-caller Deshaun Watson tore his ACL in practice on Nov. 2. During a news conference on Monday, when asked about Kaepernick, who has yet to land a job after spending the entire 2016 season sitting and kneeling during the national anthem […]

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game. blouses. Days after nearly leading the Houston Texans to a thrilling victory over the Seattle Seahawks, Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson will miss the remainder of season after tearing the ACL in his right knee. The injury occurred after Watson either tripped or fell during the middle of practice on a grass field on […]

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Game. Blouses. Houston Texans defensive lineman Jadeveon Clowney posted a video on social media of him wearing a prison inmate costume at the team’s Halloween party, supposedly in response to Texans owner Bob McNair referring to NFL players as “inmates” in response to protests during the national anthem. Through a team spokesperson, Clowney later clarified […]

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Houston Texans owner Bob McNair has apologized after making an analogy about the NFL allowing […]

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It’s Week 8 of the NFL season and more drama is unfolding following President Donald Trump’s statements during a speech at a political rally Sept. 22 in Huntsville, Alabama, against kneeling during the national anthem to raise awareness of racial inequalities that started the storm. While some players are still standing in solidarity and exercising […]

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Bob McNair, Color of Change, Commentary, DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans, NFL, Protest, Rashad Robinson, Terry Pegula -

Let’s give Houston Texans owner Bob McNair the benefit of the doubt that he’s truly remorseful for making the worst analogy in the history of analogies about NFL player protests during the national anthem. McNair quickly issued an apology Friday after my colleagues Seth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr. revealed that McNair said, “We […]

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Last week, I was chatting with Bomani Jones on his radio show, The Right Time, and he made me confront an ugly truth that I had been avoiding. My quest to defeat Brads — annoying, ill-informed football opinion-givers — could be backfiring. Rather than write about preseason football, I had planned to give 22 football […]

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AFC South, DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans, NFL -

Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins has nothing left to prove. After four productive seasons, Hopkins clearly is a baller. But even ballers have to bounce back from time to time. Hopkins had a solid season in 2016, catching 78 passes for 954 yards and four touchdowns. Not bad at all. It’s just that Hopkins […]

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A few nights ago I tweeted a random thought about the classic movie franchise, Rocky: I was rooting for Apollo. There, I said it! pic.twitter.com/IixLCUuQVN — Domonique Foxworth (@Foxworth24) April 5, 2017 That very dated hot take probably comes as no surprise to people who’ve been following me throughout the NCAA basketball tournament. In many […]

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Hosted by our senior writer — and former NFL cornerback — Domonique Foxworth, Practice Squad is a weekly variety show that features various segments inspired by our love of the game and filtered through our awkward, weird and subversive minds. This is not your average weekly NFL recap show. This week’s episode features the following […]

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Cincinnati Bengals, Colorado Buffaloes, Denver Broncos, Houston Texans, Miami Dolphins, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Vance Joseph -

The search is over and the choice is made. Vance Joseph was announced as the new head coach of the Denver Broncos on Wednesday, making him the 16th head coach in the franchise’s history. Joseph’s hire puts him in a category with a very small, but very important, fraternity of black coaches in the NFL. […]

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All 22, Houston Texans, NFL -

As a former player, I have grown frustrated with the oversimplification of football analysis. So this season, I will be watching the coaches’ video and analyzing the impact of all 22 players on the field and coaches’ game plans. Of all the teams in the NFL currently leading their division, the Houston Texans are the […]

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Daily Uplift, Devon Still, Father's Day, Get Lifted, Houston Texans, Leah Still, NFL -

Leah Still told her father, Houston Texans defensive tackle Devon Still, he is her hero because he “always saves the day.” When it comes to father-daughter bonds, the Penn State standout and his daughter Leah are the perfect example of love and dedication. Many cried with the Stills and rejoiced as he gave the public […]

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DALLAS (AP) — Six years after entering the NFL as the third player taken in the draft,Vince Young finds himself without a team and with just a fraction of the money he received from a contract that guaranteed him $26 million...

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