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HOUSTON TEXANS

Sept. 9 at New England Patriots, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 16 at Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 23 vs. New York Giants, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 30 at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 7 vs. Dallas Cowboys, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Oct. 14 vs. Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 21 at Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 25 vs. Miami Dolphins, 8:20 p.m. (FOX/NFLN)

Nov. 4 at Denver Broncos, 4:05 PM (CBS)

Nov. 11 -- BYE

Nov. 18 at Washington Redskins, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 26 vs. Tennessee Titans, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Dec. 2 vs. Cleveland Browns, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 9 vs. Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 15 at New York Jets, TBD (NFLN)

Dec. 23 at Philadelphia Eagles, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 30 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)


INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

Sept. 9 vs. Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 16 at Washington Redskins, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 23 at Philadelphia Eagles, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 30 vs. Houston Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 4 at New England Patriots, 8:20 PM (FOX/NFLN)

Oct. 14 at New York Jets, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 21 vs. Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 28 at Oakland Raiders, 4:05 PM (CBS)

Nov. 4 -- BYE

Nov. 11 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 18 vs. Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 25 vs. Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 2 at Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 9 at Houston Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 16 vs. Dallas Cowboys, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 22 or 23 vs. New York Giants, TBD (TBD)

Dec. 30 at Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS)


JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

Sept. 9 at New York Giants, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 16 vs. New England Patriots, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 23 vs. Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 30 vs. New York Jets, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 7 at Kansas City Chiefs, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 14 at Dallas Cowboys, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 21 vs. Houston Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 28 vs. Philadelphia Eagles (London), 9:30 a.m. (NFLN)

Nov. 4 -- BYE

Nov. 11 at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 18 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Nov. 25 at Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 2 vs. Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 6 at Tennessee Titans, 8:20 p.m. (FOX/NFLN)

Dec. 16 vs. Washington Redskins, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 22 or 23 at Miami Dolphins, TBD (TBD)

Dec. 30 at Houston Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)


TENNESSEE TITANS

Sept. 9 at Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 16 vs. Houston Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 23 at Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 30 vs. Philadelphia Eagles, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 7 at Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 14 vs. Baltimore Ravens, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 21 at Los Angeles Chargers (London), 9:30 a.m. (CBS)

Oct. 28 -- BYE

Nov. 5 at Dallas Cowboys, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Nov. 11 vs. New England Patriots, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 18 at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 26 at Houston Texans, 8:15 PM (ESPN)

Dec. 2 vs. New York Jets, 4:05 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 6 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 8:20 p.m. (FOX/NFLN)

Dec. 16 at New York Giants, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 22 or 23 vs. Washington Redskins, TBD (TBD)

Dec. 30 vs. Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sunday night games in Weeks 5-16 subject to change; Week 17 game TBD


Houston Texans News

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Bill O'Brien trusts Clowney is training hard on his own

 

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney isn't attending organized team activities while his franchise tag remains unsigned. Texans head coach Bill O'Brien trusts Clowney is working hard on his own.

 

J.J. Watt not planning to leave football anytime soon

 

Amidst a Hall of Fame worthy career that was threatened with serious injuries, J.J. Watt doesn't have to rehabilitate himself this offseason and the Texans' star pass rusher has a positive outlook on how long he can go.

 

Deshaun Watson approves of Texans' O-line upgrades

 

The Texans bolstered their offensive line in the 2019 draft, using two picks on offensive tackles Tytus Howard and Max Scharping. Signal-caller Deshaun Watson is pleased with the new acquisitions.

 

Texans sign Jahleel Addae to bolster secondary

 

The Houston Texans continue to tinker with their secondary. Houston signed free-agent safety Jahleel Addae to a one-year contract on Thursday.

 

O'Brien: Howard to be one of Watson's 'bodyguards'

 

The Texans need reinforcements on the offensive line. Enter Tytus Howard. Houston coach Bill O'Brien said Howard was drafted with the 23rd overall pick to be one of Deshaun Watson's "bodyguards."

 

Texans GM: Long-term deal for Clowney 'still the plan'

 

Texans general manager Brian Gaine said Thursday sides continue to try to hammer out a long-term solution for pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney before the July 15 deadline.

 

Texans WR Will Fuller (ACL) should be ready for Week 1

 

When the Houston Texans visit the New Orleans Saints to open the 2019 campaign on Monday Night Football, Will Fuller is expected to be in the lineup.

 

Texans safety Andre Hal announces retirement

 

Texans safety Andre Hal announced Tuesday he's retiring after five seasons. Hal, who is in remission following his battle with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, said he's "completely healthy."

 

O'Brien: Clowney negotiations 'will be interesting'

 

The Texans placed the franchise tag on pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney earlier this month. Clowney, however, is seeking a long-term contract. The two have until July 15 to hammer out a deal.

 

Former Pro Bowl OT Matt Kalil signing with Texans

 

Offensive tackle Matt Kalil, who was recently cut by the Panthers, signed with the Houston Texans on Friday, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported via sources.

 

Bradley Roby, Tashaun Gipson set to join Texans

 

The Texans are expected to sign former Broncos cornerback Bradley Roby to a one-year, $10 million deal, NFL Network's James Palmer reports. Houston also signed safety Tashaun Gipson.

 

Kareem Jackson feels 'a little disrespected' by Texans

 

Kareem Jackson enjoyed his nine years playing for the Texans. But after agreeing to a three-year deal with the Broncos, the cornerback admitted he's surprised Houston didn't approach him about a reunion.

 

Texans release former first-rounder Kevin Johnson

 

The Texans have released CB Kevin Johnson, Ian Rapoport reports. Houston drafted Johnson in the first round four years ago. He played just one game in 2018 before going on injured reserve.

 

Texans place franchise tag on Jadeveon Clowney

 

Jadeveon Clowney is staying in Houston. The Texans placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on Clowney, listing him as a defensive end/outside linebacker.

 

Texans receiver Keke Coutee feeling '100 percent'

 

Following a rookie season in which he was plagued by a hamstring injury, Texans receiver Keke Coutee has proclaimed himself to be back and healthy.

 

Texans sign Seantrel Henderson to one-year extension

 

Houston announced it has signed tackle Seantrel Henderson to a one-year extension. The deal is worth a max value of $4.5 million, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.

 


Indianapolis Colts News

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Roundup: Colts sign former Broncos QB Chad Kelly

 

The Indianapolis Colts signed former Broncos backup quarterback Chad Kelly, the team announced on Monday. Kelly entered the league in 2017 as a seventh-round pick out of Ole Miss.

 

Colts LB Darius Leonard recovering from ankle surgery

 

Colts general manager Chris Ballard told reporters that first-team All-Pro linebacker Darius Leonard underwent ankle surgery last week and faces a six-week recovery, per the team's website.

 

Colts take elusive Ohio State WR Parris Campbell

 

The Indianapolis Colts used the No. 59 overall pick on Ohio State wide receiver Parris Campbell. Campbell ran a 4.31 40-yard-dash at the NFL Scouting Combine.

 

Seahawks drawing trade interest for DE Frank Clark

 

Colts, Jets, Chiefs among teams potentially interested in trading for Seattle's franchise-tagged defensive end Frank Clark, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.

 

Frank Reich: Colts want to be top-five rushing team

 

The Colts finished 20th in rushing yards last year. Second-year head coach Frank Reich wants to change that in 2019. Reich wants Indy to be a "top-five, top-seven, rushing team."

 

Jim Irsay applauds Chris Ballard for free agency moves

 

The Colts were initially patient in free agency before Chris Ballard reeled in big fish Justin Houston. Indy owner Jim Irsay appreciated his GM's disciplined approach, believing it will pay off later.

 

Ex-Broncos first-rounder Shane Ray visiting with Colts

 

The Colts are hosting ex-Broncos edge rusher Shane Ray for a visit, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports. The Broncos parted ways with the former first-round pick after four seasons.

 

Colts DE Justin Houston: 'I have plenty left in the tank'

 

Justin Houston has a new team and a new position. And after being cut by the Chiefs and signed by the Colts this offseason, the star pass rusher has plenty of motivation.

 

Colts sign All-Pro pass rusher Justin Houston

 

The Indianapolis Colts have agreed to terms on a deal with former Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston, the team announced Thursday, Houston totaled nine sacks during the 2018 season.

 

Indianapolis Colts re-sign vet safety Clayton Geathers

 

Clayton Geathers started a career-high 12 games in 2018. He's slotted to be the Colts' starting strong safety in 2019. Indianapolis announced Wednesday that it re-signed the fifth-year veteran.

 

Reich: Colts 'don't go on reputation' in free agency

 

Colts coach Frank Reich said earlier this week that Indy's locker room is "not just open to any great player. You've got to be the right guy. You've got to be the right player."

 

Colts' Jack Doyle underwent hip surgery; OTAs unlikely

 

Colts general manager Chris Ballard confirmed Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine that Pro Bowl tight end Jack Doyle recently underwent hip surgery but is expected to return by training camp.

 

Dontrelle Inman wants to finish career with Colts

 

Across from T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis does not currently have a bona fide No. 2 option, but one of the Colts' leading pass catchers from 2018, Dontrelle Inman, is hoping he can fill that role next season and beyond.

 

Colts hire Howard Mudd as senior offensive assistant

 

The Indianapolis Colts are bringing back longtime NFL offensive line coach Howard Mudd and also signed Klayton Adams as assistant offensive line coach.

 

Colts' Darius Leonard wins Defensive Rookie of Year

 

Indianapolis Colts LB Darius Leonard was named the NFL's 2018 Defensive Rookie of the Year during Saturday night's NFL Honors. Leonard led the league in total tackles, and tallied seven sacks.

 

Andrew Luck named AP Comeback Player of the Year

 

Colts QB Andrew Luck decisively beat out J.J. Watt to earn Comeback Player of the Year honors. Luck missed the entire 2017 season and went roughly 18 months without throwing due to surgery on his throwing shoulder.

 

Roundup: Colts sign Mark Glowinski to $18M deal

 

Indianapolis signed guard Mark Glowinski to a three-year extension, avoiding free agency, and therefore bringing back all five starters for the Colts' offensive line.

 

Adam Vinatieri headed back to Indy on 1-year deal

 

At 46 years young, Adam Vinatieri is headed back to kick for the Indy. The Colts signed the future Hall of Fame kicker to a one-year contract.

 

Colts fire offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo

 

The Indianapolis Colts parted ways with offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported, a move the team later confirmed.

 

Colts GM: Trade offer for Brissett must 'blow me away'

 

Colts backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett is entering the final year of his rookie deal but Indianapolis has no intention of dealing the signal caller unless they are bowled over by an offer.

 

Adam Vinatieri has no plans to retire if Colts want him

 

Adam Vinatieri might've had the worst game of his future Hall of Fame career in Saturday's loss to the Chiefs, but he has no plans to hang up his kicking boot.

 

T.Y. Hilton gave 'everything' to Colts despite injury

 

Following the Colts' lost to the Chiefs on Saturday, Indianapolis receiver T.Y. Hilton finally went into detail about the ankle injury he's been playing through during his team's hot streak into the playoffs.

 

Injuries: Colts DL Tyquan Lewis out against Chiefs

 

For a second straight game, the Colts will be without defensive lineman Tyquan Lewis (knee), who was downgraded to out for the Divisional Round versus the Chiefs.

 


Jacksonville Jaguars News

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No. 7 pick Josh Allen signs rookie deal with Jaguars

 

Seventh-overall draft pick Josh Allen signed his rookie contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars, the team announced on Thursday -- the same day the pass rusher missed practices with a knee bruise.

 

Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette fined $303 to resolve arrest

 

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette was fined a little more than $300 to resolve a traffic violation that resulted in his arrest last month.

 

Jags' Campbell, Jack support Telvin Smith's decision

 

In wake of Telvin Smith announcing he's sitting out the 2019 season, Calais Campbell and Myles Jack spoke about their recent communication with the linebacker and their unbridled support of their Jaguars teammate.

 

Doug Marrone on LB Telvin Smith: 'We're here for him'

 

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone addressed the surprising news regarding linebacker Telvin Smith's decision to step away from football for the 2019 season.

 

Jags LB Telvin Smith says he won't play football in 2019

 

Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith said on Instagram on Thursday that he is taking "time away from" football and will not play during the 2019 season.

 

Telvin Smith on trade rumors: 'I'm never leaving Duval'

 

Telvin Smith took to Instagram on Monday night to explain his absence from the Jacksonville Jaguars' voluntary offseason workout program, and cleared up any rumors of the team trading him.

 

Roundup: Jags to sign LBs Ramik Wilson, Najee Goode

 

More depth to the defense in Jacksonville. The Jaguars are signing free-agent linebackers Ramik Wilson and Najee Goode, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports.

 

GM Caldwell feels Jags have 'good situation' after draft

 

Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell believes Jacksonville has a "pretty good situation" around new signal-caller Nick Foles after the 2019 NFL Draft.

 

Jaguars trade up to draft tackle Jawaan Taylor

 

The Jaguars found a formidable first-round pass-rusher on Thursday night in Josh Allen out of Kentucky. One day later, Jacksonville padded the club's offensive line with big-bodied Florida tackle Jawaan Taylor.

 

Jaguars exercise fifth-year option on Jalen Ramsey

 

Jalen Ramsey has quickly shown himself to be one of the top cornerbacks in the NFL. That made the Jaguars' decision to pick up his fifth-year option Thursday an easy one.

 

NFL warns Tom Coughlin about remarks on workouts

 

The NFL sent Jaguars executive vice president Tom Coughlin a warning letter regarding his comments surrounding players not attending voluntary offseason workouts.

 

Jalen Ramsey on absence: 'I'll be ready when it's time'

 

Jalen Ramsey and his agent, David Mulugheta, responded to Jaguars executive vice president Tom Coughlin's comments that all of Jacksonville's players should attend voluntary workouts.

 

NFLPA to Tom Coughlin: Current workouts voluntary

 

Tom Coughlin said a few players were absent from the beginning of the Jags' voluntary offseason workouts. Jalen Ramsey and Telvin Smith are among players who have not be in attendance this week.

 

Marrone won't discipline RB Fournette following arrest

 

Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone says Leonard Fournette will not face team discipline following the RB's arrest. Fournette was charged with knowingly driving with a suspended license.

 


Tennessee Titans News

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Mariota on approach to contract season: 'Let it ride'

 

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is entering the final year of his rookie contract. Mariota, who has yet to play a full 16-game season, says he's going to make the most of the situation.

 

Jurrell Casey: Titans need to take it to 'another level'

 

After missing the Titans' final game of 2018 -- a Week 17 defeat to the Colts that eliminated them from the playoffs -- defensive end Jurrell Casey is focused on returning to the postseason.

 

Titans' Corey Davis aims to play faster in third season

 

Entering his third season in the NFL, Tennessee Titans wide receiver Corey Davis says he wants to get better in all aspects of the game, including playing faster.

 

Titans sign ex-Ravens defensive lineman Brent Urban

 

After five seasons with the Ravens, Brent Urban has signed with the Titans. The veteran defensive lineman is reuniting with defensive coordinator Dean Pees, who coached Urban in Baltimore.

 

Mariota adding weight to stay 'healthy for a full year'

 

Marcus Mariota has missed at least one game in each of his four seasons. The Titans QB added to his 222-pound frame this offseason in hopes of staying on the field for all of 2019.

 

Titans plan to feed Derrick Henry a lot to start season

 

Derrick Henry rushed for 585 yards in the final four games of the Titans' 2018 season. Head coach Mike Vrabel says he wants to see more out of the workhorse RB to open the 2019 campaign.

 

Marcus Mariota focused on health over new contract

 

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota prepared to let "dominoes fall where they may" entering contract year, as he nurses his way back to health.

 

Titans trade for QB Ryan Tannehill, cut Blaine Gabbert

 

The Miami Dolphins have traded quarterback Ryan Tannehill to the Titans, Tannehill's agency Sports Trust Advisors announced Friday. Tannehill signed a one-year deal with the Titans, who then cut Blaine Gabbert.

 

Tennessee Titans sign G Rodger Saffold to 4-year deal

 

The Titans are signing former Rams guard Rodger Saffold to a four-year, $44 million deal with $22.5 million in guarantees, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.

 

Johnathan Cyprien ready to 'let it all out' after torn ACL

 

Johnathan Cyprien's second season in Tennessee didn't quite go according to plan. In the midst of his recovery, Cyprien wants to make sure he never loses his grip on that starting role again.

 

Titans OC: Derrick Henry will be big part of offense

 

New Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith pledges that the 2019 approach to running back Derrick Henry will continue along the lines of his late-season surge and not his early campaign woes.

 

Titans' Dean Pees on Super Bowl: 'It was gorgeous'

 

Unlike most of the viewers of Sunday's low-scoring Super Bowl, Tennessee Titans DC Dean Pees thoroughly enjoyed the defensive battle.

 

Delanie Walker: Arthur Smith a 'great hire' as Titans OC

 

The Tennessee Titans recently announced the hiring of Arthur Smith as their new offensive coordinator, and although it was a surprise to many, TE Delanie Walker revealed more on the little-known coach.

 

Titans GM Jon Robinson: We won't rush hiring next OC

 

Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson said the team won't rush to hire a new offensive coordinator following the departure of Matt LaFleur to Green Bay.

 

Marcus Mariota 'disappointed,' but won't need surgery

 

Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota was forced to sit out Sunday's season-ending game against the Colts, but on the bright side will not need to undergo offseason surgery for a neck injury.

 

Titans LB Brian Orakpo retiring after 10 seasons in NFL

 

Tennessee Titans linebacker Brian Orakpo announced on Monday he is retiring after 10 seasons in the NFL. Orakpo joined the Titans in 2015 after playing six seasons with the Redskins.

 

Marcus Mariota will do everything in his power to play

 

Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota's status for Sunday's crucial game against the Colts remains up in the air, the signal-caller said he'll "do everything in my power to see if I can go."

 

Mike Vrabel defends 4th-down decision in Titans' loss

 

Titans head coach Mike Vrabel opted to go for it on fourth-and-1 at the Houston's 3-yard-line. Tight end Luke Stocker was stuffed, the Texans got the ball and proceeded to score on the ensuing play.

 

Vrabel on Mariota's unique game: 'Stats are stats'

 

It's not often a quarterback completes 19 straight passes to open a game and still loses. But that's exactly the kind of unusual night Marcus Mariota endured on Monday.

 

Texans run over Titans, maintain lead in AFC South

 

The Houston Texans (8-3) kept their distance from the AFC South pack on Monday evening, running through the Tennessee Titans (5-6) en route to a 34-17 victory, Houston's eighth consecutive win.

 

Malcolm Butler exits game for concussion evaluation

 

Tennessee Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler left for the locker room shortly before halftime to undergo evaluation for a concussion during Monday night's game against the Houston Texans.

 

Marcus Mariota (stinger) expected to start vs. Texans

 

Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota is expected to start on Monday against the Houston Texans. Mariota exited Week 11's game with a stinger and was limited in practice earlier this week.