Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson shows promise in NFL preseason debut

Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson shows promise in NFL preseason debut

There was a lot to like about Deshaun Watson’s performance in his NFL preseason debut against the Carolina Panthers on Wednesday night. The first-round selection from Clemson showed unusual poise, pocket presence, and elusiveness for a rookie, and made some impressive plays while adjusting to a much higher level of competition. "This is professional football, … Continue reading Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson shows promise in NFL preseason debut

Taco Charlton didn’t impress in his NFL debut, but he didn’t get many opportunities either

Taco Charlton didn’t impress in his NFL debut, but he didn’t get many opportunities either

Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli isn’t one to sugarcoat things, so his blunt assessment of first-round pick Taco Charlton shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. “Wasn’t good enough,” Marinelli said of Charlton’s performance following the Cowboys’ 20-18 victory over the Cardinals in Thursday’s Hall of Fame game. “I need to look at the … Continue reading Taco Charlton didn’t impress in his NFL debut, but he didn’t get many opportunities either

Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers makes fingertip catch for 26-yard touchdown against the Cardinals in Hall of Fame game

Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers makes fingertip catch for 26-yard touchdown against the Cardinals in Hall of Fame game

Rico Gathers has been a huge storyline for the Dallas Cowboys this offseason. Selected in the sixth round of last year’s draft out of Baylor, he is currently trying to make a transition from basketball to football. If Thursday night’s Hall of Fame game was any indication of things to come in the future, Gathers … Continue reading Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers makes fingertip catch for 26-yard touchdown against the Cardinals in Hall of Fame game

Texas native Von Miller in race with Khalil Mack for 30 sacks

Texas native Von Miller in race with Khalil Mack for 30 sacks

For the second year in a row, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr made a bold prediction that teammate Khalil Mack would rack up 30 sacks for the season. It appears that prediction has kicked off a legitimate discussion between the two pass rushers most likely to achieve such an absurd milestone in 2017. Not only did … Continue reading Texas native Von Miller in race with Khalil Mack for 30 sacks

Texans wide receiver Will Fuller V breaks collarbone, out indefinitely

Texans wide receiver Will Fuller V breaks collarbone, out indefinitely

The Houston Texans’ offensive unit just suffered a significant loss. As reported by Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Will Fuller V, the team’s first-round pick in 2016, broke his collarbone during practice. He is expected to be out until at least October, possibly November. While Fuller only hauled in 47 passes on 92 targets, he … Continue reading Texans wide receiver Will Fuller V breaks collarbone, out indefinitely

Ezekiel Elliott receives an overall rating of 90 in Madden 18

Ezekiel Elliott receives an overall rating of 90 in Madden 18

Ezekiel Elliott quickly established himself as one of the best running backs in the game with a breakout rookie season in 2016. He led the league in rushing yards with 1,631 and averaged 108.7 a game. Elliott was the highest ranked back on this year’s annual Top 100 list, but he barely cracked the Top … Continue reading Ezekiel Elliott receives an overall rating of 90 in Madden 18