Houston Texans

Mike Petraglia
December 11, 2015 - 10:40 am
FOXBORO -- Julian Edelman 's repaired left foot just passed its first significant test. No, it wasn't running around the field during practice Friday for the first time since breaking a bone on Nov. 15 against the Giants . It came early on during a one-minute session with reporters Friday afternoon...
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Mike Petraglia
December 11, 2015 - 8:19 am
[caption id="attachment_102645" align="alignright" width="400"] Romeo Crennel is calling the defense for the Texans now. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)[/caption] FOXBORO -- There will be no one on the field Sunday night that knows Texans defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel better than Bill Belichick...
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Mike Petraglia
December 11, 2015 - 7:39 am
FOXBORO -- One day after Rob Gronkowski created a stir with his return to the practice field, Julian Edelman made an even bigger statement by joining the Patriots on the lower practice field Friday. It was Edelman's first appearance on a practice field in front of reporters since breaking a bone in...
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Mike Petraglia
December 11, 2015 - 5:16 am
[caption id="attachment_102616" align="alignright" width="400"] Bill Belichick celebrates Super Bowl XLIX win with Rob Gronkowski . (Rob Carr/Getty Images)[/caption] FOXBORO -- Bill Belichick was giving low-fives to Rob Gronkowski upon his return to practice on Thursday. But on Friday, the Patriots...
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Mike Petraglia
December 10, 2015 - 2:24 pm
#tbt to a special moment with a great teammate and friend. Take it easy on me this weekend, Vince! Posted by Tom Brady on Thursday, December 10, 2015 For 11 years, the only time Tom Brady had to worry about Vince Wilfork was in practice. That changes Sunday night when the nose tackle, in his first...
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Mike Petraglia
December 10, 2015 - 11:04 am
[caption id="attachment_101914" align="alignright" width="400"] Rob Gronkowski returned to the football field Thursday for the first time since his knee injury in Denver. (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)[/caption] FOXBORO -- The return of Rob Gronkowski to Patriots practice Thursday was predictably...
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December 09, 2015 - 2:16 pm
FOXBORO -- WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price explain how the 10-2 Patriots can handle J.J. Watt and the 6-6 Texans in a Sunday night battle in Houston. The Patriots are on their first two-game losing streak since 2012 and trying to avoid their first three-game skid since losing four...
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Mike Petraglia
December 09, 2015 - 2:08 pm
FOXBORO -- When Bill Belichick watches the film on J.J. Watt, he sees the rare blend of power, speed and quickness that usually is found in a Hall of Fame caliber defensive player. When Belichick is asked to compare players, the defensive gold standard is Lawrence Taylor, something he admitted...
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Mike Petraglia
December 09, 2015 - 8:03 am
FOXBORO -- WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price explain how 10-2 Patriots can handle J J Watt and the 6-6 Texans in a Sunday night battle in Houston. The Patriots are on their first two-game losing streak since 2012 and trying to avoid their first three-game skid since losing four straight...
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Mike Petraglia
December 09, 2015 - 7:57 am
FOXBORO -- The concern is growing over the amount of pounding Tom Brady has been taking as Patriots quarterback. As he prepares to take on J.J. Watt and several other Texans who would like to continue the trend this weekend, Brady was asked how he's holding up. "Feel good, fresh as lettuce," Brady...
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