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Houston Texans fire head coach David Culley after one season
The Texans fired head coach David Culley on Thursday after one season with the team. The 66-year-old got his first head coaching opportunity in Houston in 2021, but it lasted just one campaign in which the Texans finished 4-13.
NFL injury updates, latest league news from Thursday, Jan. 13
John Brown is back in the NFL just in time for a run to a ring. The WR signed with the Buccaneers this week. Plus, the latest NFL roster and injury news from Thursday.
Packers RB Aaron Jones suffered mild MCL sprain vs. Seahawks, expected to miss 1-2 weeks
Green Bay will be without Aaron Jones for its next game but, based on the results of Monday's MRI, the team could welcome the star RB back sooner than initially feared.
Packers expected to sign former Texans DE Whitney Mercilus
The Packers will sign defensive end Whitney Mercilus, adding pass-rushing help to a defense averaging 2.3 sacks per game. For Mercilus, it's a new home for a 10-year career spent entirely with the Texans until now.
AFC South training camp preview: Will Julio Jones, Carson Wentz lift new teams? Trevor Lawrence hype!
Will Carson Wentz or Julio Jones tilt the race in their new division? Can Trevor Lawrence live up to the hype? Tom Blair eyes the players and position battles to watch in his AFC South camp preview.
2021 NFL free agency: Wednesday roundup of latest news, buzz
Free-agent defensive end Ryan Kerrigan is set to visit the Cincinnati Bengals today, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, but Washington is also interested in retaining the franchise's all-time sack leader.
Pros and cons for each remaining NFL head-coaching vacancy
Who wouldn't want to coach Justin Herbert? Can Sam Darnold be revived? Ex-NFL GM Charley Casserly runs through the pros and cons of each head-coaching vacancy.
Try Whitney Mercilus' amazing burger recipe
Houston Texans LB Whitney Mercilus kicks off The Checkdown's Sunday Cooking series with a mouthwatering burger you need to try.
2012 NFL Draft do-over: Colts take Luck; Foles saves Browns?
Gil Brandt jumps back eight years and re-picks the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Who goes No. 1 overall? Do teams pounce on Ryan Tannehill, or do the Miami Dolphins get another chance?
2020 NFL Draft: First-round order, top five needs for all 32 teams
With the first wave of NFL free agency in the books, Dan Parr identifies the top five draft needs for all 32 teams. Should the Patriots pick a QB? What areas must the Buccaneers address to improve Tom Brady's supporting cast?
One thing each AFC team can do to dethrone the Chiefs in 2020
Super Bowl LIV's nearly upon us, but 30 teams already have begun the effort to reach Tampa a year from now for Super Bowl LV. Gregg Rosenthal supplies one thing each AFC team can do to supplant the Chiefs as conference champions.
Texans top Bills in OT to advance to Divisional Round
What a comeback. The Houston Texans came back from a 16-point deficit in the second half before edging the Buffalo Bills in overtime, 22-19, in Saturday's wild-card game at NRG Stadium.
2020 NFL Draft order: Top 20 set; Redskins secure second pick
The order for the top 20 picks in the 2020 NFL Draft is set. Have a look at how the board shakes out after the Cincinnati Bengals, who will select first overall next April in Las Vegas.
What we learned from Saturday's NFL games
What we learned from the 49ers' win over the Rams, Patriots' win against the Bills and the Texans' victory over the Buccaneers.
2020 NFL Draft order: Will Giants cede No. 2 pick to Redskins?
Which pick in the 2020 NFL Draft does your team hold, and what are the top needs for all 32 clubs? Have a look at where things stand for every squad coming out of Week 15.
Kenny Stills fitting right in with Texans after trade from Dolphins
Kenny Stills still refers to Miami as "my Dolphins" on certain occasions. But he's found a nice home in Houston as part of a three-headed monster at WR. Michael Silver was on the scene for Stills' two-TD performance in the Texans' big win over the Titans.
Eagles' secondary among five storylines to watch in Week 9
Charley Casserly examines five storylines to watch in Week 9, including how a finally healthy Eagles' secondary will look vs. the Chicago Bears.
2020 NFL Draft order: Dolphins No. 1 at midseason; Giants No. 6
Which pick in the 2020 NFL Draft does your team hold, and what are the top needs for all 32 clubs? Have a look at where things stand for every squad coming out of Week 8.
What we learned from Sunday's Week 8 games
Happy returns! After five weeks away, Drew Brees was back in New Orleans' starting lineup as the Saints claimed their sixth straight win. Here's what we've learned so far from Sunday's Week 8 games.
NFL Week 8 game picks: Pats, 49ers stay perfect; Eagles nip Bills
Will the 49ers and Patriots still be undefeated at the end of this weekend? Can the Eagles right the ship in Buffalo? Who wins Raiders at Texans? Gregg Rosenthal predicts every Week 8 game.
2020 NFL Draft order: Redskins No. 2; Giants slip into top 10
Which pick in the 2020 NFL Draft does your team hold, and what are the top needs for all 32 clubs? Have a look at where things stand for every squad coming out of Week 5.
NFL Week 5 game picks: Cowboys over Packers; Bucs nip Saints
Packers or Cowboys in Sunday's classic showdown? Can the Bucs knock off the Saints in New Orleans? Will the Browns stay hot in San Francisco? Gregg Rosenthal predicts every Week 5 game.
2020 NFL Draft order: Redskins No. 1; Eagles, Jets in top 10
Which pick in the 2020 NFL Draft does your team hold, and what are the top needs for all 32 clubs? Have a look at where things stand for every squad coming out of Week 4.
Whitney Mercilus' speed and power are too much for first sack with Packers
Green Bay Packers defensive end Whitney Mercilus shows great speed and power on a sack of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.
Mercilus, Blacklock, Omenihu converge on Darnold for key third-down sack
Houston Texans defensive end Whitney Mercilus, defensive tackle Ross Blacklock, Charles Omenihu converge on Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold for key third-down sack.
The story behind Whitney Mercilus' WithMerci Foundation
Houston Texans outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus details his WithMerci Foundation, which aims to aid children with cognitive disabilities.
Texans vs. Lions highlights | Week 12
Watch the full-game highlights of the Week 12 game between the Houston Texans and the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving 2020.
Whitney Mercilus explains Texans' mindset heading into Week 10
Houston Texans LB Whitney Mercilus joins "Good Morning Football" and explains the Texans' mindset heading into Week 10.
Jaguars vs. Texans highlights | Week 5
Watch the highlights between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans in their week 5 matchup.
Merciulus throws down Minshew for big sack
Houston Texans linebacker Whitney Merciulus throws down Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew for big sack.
Top defensive plays of the week | Week 4
Watch the best defensive plays of Week 4 of the 2020 NFL season.
Whitney Mercilus slices his way through for his second sack of the game
Houston Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus slices his way through for his second sack of the game.
Whitney Mercilus pushes through for big third-down sack
Houston Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus pushes through for big 3rd down sack.
Down goes Big Ben! Texans plant QB in the turf on huge sack
Houston Texans defensive end Charles Omenihu sacks Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
Texans vs. Buccaneers highlights | Week 16
Watch the Houston Texans vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers highlights from Week 16 of the 2019 season.
Texans vs. Titans highlights | Week 15
Watch the highlights from the Week 15 matchup between the Houston Texans and the Tennessee Titans.
Can't-Miss Play: Whitney Mercilus grabs miracle INT, returns for 86 yards and near-TD
Houston Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus intercepts pass from Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill for 86 yards.
NO MERCY! Mercilus swallows Josh Jacobs in backfield for TFL
NO MERCY! Houston Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus swallows Oakland Raiders rookie running back Josh Jacobs in the backfield for a tackle for loss.
Texans vs. Colts highlights | Week 7
Watch the highlights from the Week 7 between the Houston Texans and the Indianapolis Colts.
Brissett's bobbled snap turns into MAJOR fumble recovery for Texans
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett fumbles the snap and Houston Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus recovers.
Texans defense smothers Brissett on first-down sack
Houston Texans defense sacks Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett.
Texans win scrum for the football after Whitney Mercilus' strip-sack
Houston Texans win scrum for the football after Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus' strip-sack.
Texans recover fumble after Mercilus knocks ball loose from Rivers
Houston Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus forces fumble made by Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers.
Spin cycle! Mercilus spins by Jags O-line for strip-sack
Spin cycle! Houston Texans outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus spins by the Jacksonville Jaguars offensive line for a strip-sack.
Drew Brees throws first red-zone INT since Dec. 2017
Houston Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus intercepts Drew Brees' pass for a critical red-zone turnover.
Lions vs. Texans highlights | Preseason Week 2
See the best moments from the preseason Week 2 game between the Detroit Lions and the Houston Texans.
Whitney Mercilus on wild-card showdown vs. Colts: 'They know us, we know them'
NFL Network's Andrew Siciliano talks with Houston Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus about the game against the Indianapolis Colts.