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Texans Preview: O'Brien Builds Without a QB

First-year head coach Bill O'Brien has some superstar talent to work with. But will the many holes in their lineup, specifically under center, do them in again?

A Father’s Life Lessons

We asked a dozen men in the NFL—players, coaches and executives—to share the best thing they’ve learned from their dad or an influential father figure. Here’s the wisdom that’s been passed on by mail carriers, businessmen, high school coaches, Hall of Famers, construction workers, educators and military veterans

The Business of Getting Better—and the Best

Injured players are relying on team doctors less and less in their quests to get back on the field. The complicated reasons for getting a second opinion can leave NFL surgeons in an awkward position

The MMQB Podcast: Episode 3

Julius Thomas, Brian Cushing, Cameron Wake, along with The MMQB's Jenny Vrentas and Andy Benoit, join me

A Case Study of the Mondays: Week 1

A battle of mobile QBs as Philadelphia and Washington square off in an NFC East showdown; Cushing returns to the field as Houston looks to rock San Diego’s rebuilding project

Video: Houston's Mega-Watt Power

He emerged as the most dominant defender in the league last year. Now J.J. Watt, and the Texans, can be even better

Brian Cushing Wants to Hit Something

The Texans linebacker went ‘a little crazy’ after a knee injury ended his 2012 season. Just wait till he gets back on the field