2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
9-7, 1st in AFC South

Should Texans make trade to improve at QB?

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.

Zach Bolinger/Icon Sportswire
3hSarah Barshop

Source: Texans DC Crennel's deal set to expire

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.

Elsa/Getty Images

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)

Texans have to be willing to cut bait with Osweiler (1:28)

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

The Texans announced that they are mutually parting ways with offensive coordinator George Godsey.

ESPN Stats & Information

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

Elsa/Getty Images

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)

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.

1dJohn Clayton

Ranking playoff losers best set up for 2017

So long, Seahawks and Cowboys. Eight teams have been eliminated from the postseason; which has the best shot at returning next season?

ESPN Stats & Info

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)

ESPN Stats & Info

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)

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
3dSarah Barshop

After loss, Texans' O'Brien adamant: 'I'll be back'

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.

Team Stats

Passing Yards198.529th
Rushing Yards116.28th
Points For17.329th
Points Against20.511th

ESPN Fan Shop Powered By

  • Nike Men's Home Game Jersey Houston Texans Arian Foster #23Shop

  • Nike Men's Home Game Jersey Houston Texans J.J. Watt #99Shop