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Taylor back at practice for Texans for 1st time since injury

Oct. 27, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans quarterback Tyrod Taylor returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since injuring his hamstring in Week 2, but his status for Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams remains uncertain. Taylor opened the season as Houston’s...

Murray vs. Rodgers highlight of Packers-Cardinals showdown

Oct. 27, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's Kyler Murray has become one of the NFL's most exciting quarterbacks, scurrying around in the pocket to avoid would-be tacklers and often finishing with spectacular throws downfield. Come to think of it, that sounds a lot like a...

Texans' McNair apologizes for use of phrase 'China virus'

Oct. 26, 2021 22:30 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans chairman and CEO Cal McNair has apologized for referring to the novel coronavirus as the “China virus” during the team's charity golf tournament in May. The phrase, used frequently by former president Donald Trump, was considered by...

Cruising Cards confident, face big test Thursday vs Packers

Oct. 25, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — It's a play that would have haunted the Arizona Cardinals in previous years: Cornerback Byron Murphy Jr. was called for a taunting penalty after a third-down defensive stop, giving the Houston Texans a chance to continue their drive. This version of...

Terrible Texans drop 6th straight, but could get Taylor back

Oct. 25, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After the Houston Texans dropped their sixth straight game Sunday with a lopsided loss to the Arizona Cardinals, the first question asked to coach David Culley wasn’t even about the game. Following another putrid offensive showing by these Texans led...

Texans' losing streak hits six with 31-5 loss to Cardinals

Oct. 24, 2021 21:35 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Houston had Kyler Murray holding his head after big hits, shaking it after tripping him up several times. The Cardinals' crafty quarterback kept getting up and getting away, leaving Texans flailing in his wake. Unable to...

Cardinals move to 7-0 for season, roll past Texans 31-5

Oct. 24, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tight end Zach Ertz has been with the Cardinals for just nine days and already has the longest touchdown catch of his nine-year career, rumbling 47 yards toward the end zone to put an exclamation point on Arizona's 31-5 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday. ...

The Latest: Bucs off to best start, Raiders 2-0 post-Gruden

Oct. 24, 2021 21:03 PM EDT

The latest from Week 7 of the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay is 6-1 for the first time in franchise history, and Las Vegas is 2-0 without Jon Gruden. Tom Brady's 600th career touchdown pass in...

As NFL trade deadline looms, Dolphins say Tua is 'our QB'

Oct. 22, 2021 13:09 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The story line has not changed over the last couple of months, nor did Miami coach Brian Flores’ answer on Friday from when he was first asked about the future of quarterback Tua Tagovailoa months ago. “Tua’s our quarterback,” Flores...

Packers sign former Texans outside linebacker Mercilus

Oct. 21, 2021 20:20 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Whitney Mercilus’ football fortunes changed over the course of less than 48 hours. In his 10th season with Houston, Mercilus was released by the one-win Texans on Tuesday. Contenders quickly called to express their interest. ...