Houston Texans

Monday Morning Quarterback
The Best Players So Far
The Best Players So Far
With nearly a quarter of the season in the books, we take stock of the MVP race and find some new names at the top. Plus, Steve Smith Sr. torches his old team, Teddy Bridgewater’s brilliant debut, Roger Goodell gets an earful in Texas and the night the football world watched baseball
By Peter King
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Episode V
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Episode V
Andy breaks down all the important details of the Week 4 matchups and talks shop with cornerback Kareem Jackson of the Houston Texans.
By Andy Benoit
Film Room
Watching Tape With …  the Chargers’ Dwight Freeney
Watching Tape With … the Chargers’ Dwight Freeney
Every week in the NFL, we see how players perform on the field. But what goes into their mental preparation to play? To find out, Dwight Freeney—one of the great pass-rushers of this generation—invites The MMQB and its readers to the film room. Grab a chair
By Peter King
MMQB Fantasy
Week 3 Fantasy Check
Why you should start the Colts’ T.Y. Hilton, the Texans’ defense and the Chargers’ Danny Woodhead
By Peter King
1Q Interview
J.J. Watt, No Clichés Now, How Do You Keep Elevating Your Game?
By Peter King
Analytics
Which Teams Will Surprise You in 2014?
Which Teams Will Surprise You in 2014?
In their debut piece for The MMQB, numberFire uses efficiency analytics to figure out which teams are most likely to rise or fall in 2014
Business of Football
Mega Watt’s Mega Deal
Mega Watt’s Mega Deal
The Texans held all the cards but did the right thing in extending superstar defensive end J.J. Watt—and paying him like a franchise quarterback
By Andrew Brandt
Open Field
The MMQB’s 2014 Predictions Extravaganza
The MMQB’s 2014 Predictions Extravaganza
Deep Dive
Texans Preview: O’Brien Builds Without a QB
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?
By Andy Benoit
Behind the Face Mask
A Father’s Life Lessons
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
By Robert Klemko