Houston Texans

Mike Petraglia
September 19, 2016 - 7:54 am
[caption id="attachment_94968" align="alignright" width="150"] Josh McDaniels[/caption]FOXBORO -- Josh McDaniels has his hands full this week. Not only does the Patriots offensive coordinator have to plan for J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney and the Texans defense on a short week, he is faced with...
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Mike Petraglia
September 19, 2016 - 6:07 am
[caption id="attachment_111161" align="alignright" width="400"] Garoppolo led the Patriots to a 23-21 win in Week 1. (USA Today)[/caption] There's apparently good reason that Josh McDaniels didn't want to name Jacoby Brissett the starting quarterback for Thursday's game against Houston. According...
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Mike Petraglia
January 09, 2016 - 2:33 pm
[caption id="attachment_104294" align="alignright" width="375"] Knile Davis (34) reacts after retuning the opening kickoff for a touchdown against the Texans Saturday. (John David Mercer/USA TODAY Sports)[/caption] From the moment Knile Davis took the opening kickoff 106 yards for a touchdown, the...
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Mike Petraglia
January 03, 2016 - 7:19 pm
[caption id="attachment_86173" align="alignright" width="375"] Will Andy Dalton play when the Bengals host the Steelers this weekend in the playoffs? (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)[/caption] The Patriots will open the playoffs in a divisional game at 4:35 p.m. ET on Saturday, Jan. 16 at Gillette...
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Mike Petraglia
December 14, 2015 - 1:55 pm
[caption id="attachment_102818" align="alignright" width="400"] Brandon Bolden carried the load in the run game when LeGarrette Blount left with a hip injury. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)[/caption] HOUSTON -- Whether or not Bill Belichick heard the whispers about the lack of a run game to complement...
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Mike Petraglia
December 13, 2015 - 8:38 pm
HOUSTON -- Rob Gronkowski saw the light Sunday night then fortunately he saw the ball. On the single defining play of his return to action against the Texans, the Patriots tight end ran a route on the Patriots' second drive that had him run off the right side of the line and then cross over to the...
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Mike Petraglia
December 13, 2015 - 8:08 pm
HOUSTON -- WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia recaps a 27-6 win for the Patriots over the Texans at NRG Stadium on Sunday night football . Rob Gronkowski returned to action after a one-game absence due to right knee injury and caught four passes for 87 yards and a touchdown in a win that clinches a playoff...
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Mike Petraglia
December 13, 2015 - 3:03 pm
[caption id="attachment_79128" align="alignright" width="150"] Jonathan Kraft [/caption] HOUSTON -- Count Patriots president Jonathan Kraft among those grateful to have Rob Gronkowski back on the field. Speaking on the team's pregame broadcast, Kraft said he was excited when he got word that the...
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Mike Petraglia
December 13, 2015 - 7:51 am
[caption id="attachment_102712" align="alignright" width="400"] NRG Stadium will be the site for a Sunday night showdown between the Patriots and Texans. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)[/caption] HOUSTON -- In a game where the Patriots might be getting back one of their biggest stars, how they handle an...
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Mike Petraglia
December 11, 2015 - 10:52 am
FOXBORO -- Sitting on the sidelines and watching his team while he was nursing a banged up right knee clearly didn't sit well with Rob Gronkowski . He didn't say much in a 14-second statement Friday in the Patriots locker room at the very end of media availability but what he did make clear was...
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