Fred and AJ react to the departure of Texans' OC George Godsey, discuss the team's options to upgrade the quarterback position and identify their worst-case scenario.
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The contract of Texans defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel is set to expire next week and the team hasn't yet started contract talks with him, a source told ESPN's Adam Caplan.
Bouye among top free agents-to-be
A.J. Bouye is the only Texan represented on John Clayton's top 50 potential free agents for the 2017 offseason. But the former undrafted free agent will be among to most desired CBs on the open market. Top free agents (Insider)
Cornerback A.J. Bouye was a pleasant surprise this season, but the pending free agent might have played himself out of the Texans' price range.
In a division loaded with players who had big comeback years, Colts QB Andrew Luck rallied from an injury-riddled 2015 to post a stellar campaign.
George Godsey could not get the Texans offense going, so now he is gone from Houston, even after sharing a long history with Bill O'Brien.
Offensive coordinator George Godsey and the Texans and "have mutually agreed to part ways."
Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer
The Texans announced that they are mutually parting ways with offensive coordinator George Godsey.
Brock was divisional round's worst QB
Osweiler struggled passing downfield all season long, and not much changed Saturday night. He completed only one pass of more than 15 air yards and finished with the weekend's lowest Total QBR. Best, worst QBs
Bouye, Lechler should cash in
Mike Sando writes that cornerback A.J. Bouye should command a good price on the market this offseason after a breakout 2016. Punter Shane Lechler should get some looks as well. Due for paydays (Insider)
Texans head coach Bill O'Brien said after seeing the work defensive end J.J. Watt has put in that he's "sure that he is ahead of schedule."
Texans coach Bill O'Brien isn't ready to comment on Brock Osweiler's status on the quarterback depth chart until he evaluates the situation.
Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer
ICYMI: after favorites won and covered the first six NFL playoff games, the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers pulled outright upsets on Sunday. Overall, favorites are 6-2 SU and ATS while overs lead unders 5-3. Furthermore, first-half faves and overs are both 5-3 while second-half faves are 6-1-1 ATS (the push was Dallas -5 as the Cowboys won the second half 18-13 while Kansas City was a 2-point second-half fave and prevailed 9-6) and second-half unders lead 5-3.
Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer
CB A.J. Bouye reiterated that he wants to remain in Houston next season. The free agent said he "wanted to prove to everybody that [he] could play" this year. He certainly did, starting the season as the No. 4 cornerback and now one of the biggest free agent decisions the Texans will have to make.
Great QB performances led some teams to conference championships. Others ended seasons a few weeks earlier than they had hoped.
"There's going to be nobody that works harder this offseason to clean up our offensive issues," Brock Osweiler said, looking ahead to next season.
So long, Seahawks and Cowboys. Eight teams have been eliminated from the postseason; which has the best shot at returning next season?
Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey and Titans RT Jack Conklin, both top-10 draft picks, started from day one and played like future cornerstones.
A fitting end to Brock Osweiler's season
Osweiler has been a major disappointment in Houston, and his performance Saturday night only reinforced the point. He went 1-of-8 with three interceptions on throws that traveled 15-plus yards. (ESPN Stats & Info)
Ray Lewis wasn't exactly sympathetic to Tom Brady's complaints about what the Patriots QB thought was a late hit by Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney.
Favorites continue to cruise to victory
The smallest margin of victory in six playoff games thus far is 13 points, while the average is 18.3. Dating back to last season, 12 straight playoff games have been won by the home team. (ESPN Stats & Info)
The Texans might have the best defense in the NFL, but without even an average QB, it's going to be hard for them to become a championship team.
Vince Wilfork said he thinks the Texans' 34-16 playoff loss to the Patriots on Saturday night might be his final game in the NFL.
Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien addressed speculation that he could be fired or choose to leave after the season, reiterating Saturday night that he'll be back.