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Ryan Hannable
December 01, 2019 - 11:38 pm
The Patriots lost their second game of the year Sunday in Houston.
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Alex Reimer
January 07, 2019 - 12:27 pm
Bill O’Brien is no longer the darling of the Bill Belichick coaching tree. In his first three seasons with the Texans, he led them to three straight 9-7 campaigns, including two playoff berths. Most impressively, his quarterbacks during that stretch were Ryan Fitzpatrick, Ryan Mallett, Case Keenum...
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John Tomase
September 12, 2018 - 1:22 pm
Here's what Bill Belichick's disciples never seem to get right when they attempt to grow beyond the shadow of his coaching tree: the Patriots Way only works for the Patriots. From Charlie Weiss to Eric Mangini to Josh McDaniels and perhaps now Matt Patricia, the same insults followed each of...
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Ryan Hannable
September 10, 2018 - 1:16 pm
One of the most controversial plays in the Patriots-Texans game occurred at the end of the first half when Rob Gronkowski made a catch on a seam route for a 28-yard completion to get down to the Texans' 31-yard line. From some angles it appeared the ball came loose, but Brady raced to the line and...
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Alex Reimer
September 10, 2018 - 10:14 am
It was looking good for Bill O’Brien. The Texans’ head coach appeared to be the one Bill Belichick disciple who could make it on his own, rather than putting on a second-rate Hoodie tribute act en route to sub-.500 finishes. At Penn State, O’Brien brought the Nittany Lions back to respectability in...
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Ryan Hannable
September 05, 2018 - 10:33 am
FOXBORO -- It's been seven years since Texans coach Bill O'Brien was Tom Brady's offensive coordinator with the Patriots, and even though Brady is now in his 40s, O'Brien has noticed one area of his game improve since he left. His mobility. "I mean, there’s – to me, like I think he’s actually...
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Ryan Hannable
August 15, 2017 - 10:51 am
The Patriots and Texans will share a practice field the next two days at The Greenbrier in West Virginia as the two teams are holding joint practices together before the second preseason game on Saturday. Not only have the two teams met on the field three times in the last two seasons, and again in...
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Ryan Hannable
August 14, 2017 - 1:56 pm
FOXBORO -- Following the last open training camp session of the summer at Gillette Stadium on Monday morning, the team will depart for a week with the Texans. It will begin with two joint practices at The Greenbrier in West Virginia on Tuesday and Wednesday before transitioning to Houston and the...
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Ryan Hannable
July 11, 2017 - 11:21 am
Bill O'Brien hasn't been with the Patriots for five years now, but he still spent a great deal of time with Tom Brady serving as his quarterbacks coach from 2009-10 and offensive coordinator in 2011. Now the head coach of the Texans, in an interview with Sports Radio 610 , O'Brien discussed how it'...
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Ryan Hannable
June 14, 2017 - 9:33 am
It's official, the Patriots will have joint practices with the Texans this summer. On Tuesday, the Patriots announced they will conduct two days of joint training camp practices with the Texans on Tuesday, Aug. 15 and Wednesday, Aug. 16 when they travel to The GreenBrier in White Sulphur Springs,...
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