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9-7, 1st in AFC South
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AFC South Awards: MVP, top rookie, more

ESPN's NFL Nation reporters named Colts QB Andrew Luck the AFC South's comeback player of the year, and Texans DE Jadeveon Clowney delivered a breakout season in the absence of All-Pro J.J. Watt. But which coach was named the division's coach of the year? NFL All-Division awards

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Texans get help on back end in Round 1

With Quintin Demps a free agent, Houston could use some help at safety. Mel Kiper Jr. has just the ticket, giving the Texans a pint-sized tackling machine. Mock 1.0 (Insider)

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If not Vikes, Peterson to look at Giants, Bucs

If he were to enter free agency, Vikings RB Adrian Peterson says he would want to go to a Super Bowl-contending team, mentioning the Giants, Texans and Buccaneers as possible destinations.

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Brock not a lock to start in 2017?

Despite his $16 million salary for next season, QB Brock Osweiler doesn't appear to be the answer in Houston. Sarah Barshop expects the Texans to draft another signal-caller this April or possibly hand the starting job to someone else. Predicting big changes

Will O'Brien calling plays make a difference for Texans? (0:47)
DC move next step in Vrabel's quest to become a head coach (0:37)
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Texans promoting Vrabel to DC, source says

Texans linebackers coach Mike Vrabel is being promoted to defensive coordinator. Romeo Crennel, who had been the team's defensive coordinator, will stay on as assistant head coach.


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.

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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.

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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

Team Stats

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

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