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Texans-Chiefs set to kick off NFL season unlike any other

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson throws a pass during an NFL training camp football practice Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Houston. It has been a mere eight months since Patrick Mahomes led Kansas City from a 24-0 hole to beat Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans in the divisional round of the playoffs, a brutally efficient comeback that ultimately propelled the Chiefs to their first Super Bowl title in 50 years. A whole lot has changed, though.(Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle via AP, Pool, File)

Dave Skretta, AP Sports Writer

September 9, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It has been a mere eight months since Patrick Mahomes led Kansas City from a 24-0 hole to beat Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans in the divisional round of the playoffs, a brutally efficient comeback that ultimately propelled the Chiefs to their first Super Bowl title in 50 years. A...

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 3

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 3

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

With yesterday being the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft, let's see if my draft board matched up with the actual selections... FIRST PICK - Cincinnati Bengals Joe Burrow Everyone knew this was gonna happen. SECOND PICK - Washington Redskins Chase Young Since DC did not have the first pick,...

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 2

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 2

April 23, 2020

In part 2, I will show my draft predictions in the first round. Just about everyone knows who the first three draft picks will be, but Picks 4-32 should be fun to speculate. Tomorrow I will post the actual draft selections and see how many I got right. And remember... the Texans do not have any first...

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 1

NFL Draft Day 2020 Part 1

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

For today's NFL Draft, I will looking at players to watch, predict who will be drafted and report the actual draft selection. In Part 1, we will look at some players (recognized and under-the-radar) that are available in this year's draft. Let's begin... JUSTIN HERBERT - QB, OREGON https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlpQ8vTic74 Big, talented full-fi...

NFL Modern Classics: Jets – Patriots 2012

The New York Jets! The NFL's Butt Fumble!

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

During this time where various sports leagues have discontinued games for the foreseeable future, it's best to look back at games from the past. In the first article of a series I will be producing daily, we will relive various modern classic game from the NFL, MLB and NBA. Today, let's look at the 2012...

Super Bowl LIV: A Win for Chief’s Kingdom

Andy Reid wins his first Super Bowl after 20+ years of coaching in the NFL.

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

"You gotta fight...for your right...to LOMBARDI, baby!" - Travis Kelce (Tight End for the Kansas City Chiefs)

Another Year…Another Pro Bowl…

NFC QB Drew Brees passes against the AFC defense during the first quarter of the  2020 Pro Bowl in Orlando.

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

First Quarter (7-14) Unlike last year's Pro Bowl, which was pouring rain from start to finish, yesterday's game was perfect for football. The sun was out and shining and the temperature was a nice sixty-seven degrees Fahrenheit. The game was running slowly, with the momentum coming from the AFC. Wi...

A Battle Red Loss…

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) passes against the Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

After winning an improbable game against the Patriots last Sunday, Houston laid an egg against the visiting Denver Broncos on the day they wear the red jerseys. The main thorn in Houston's side was rookie QB Drew Lock; he threw for 300+ yards and 3 touchdowns. Thankfully, the Texans are still on top...

Texans beat the Patriots for the first time under Bill O’Brien

Deshaun rushes into the endzone against the Pats.

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

The Houston Texans defeat the New England Patriots 28-22 at NRG Stadium. This was Coach Bill O'Brien' s first win against his former team in five games. With the win, the Texans move to 8-4 on the year and the Ravens become the new #1 seed in the AFC. 1st Quarter (7-3) The Texans received the open...

Niners reach the #1 seed in the NFC

The Niners smash the Packers at home, giving them full control of the #1 seed in the NFC.

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

The 49ers win a blowout game against the Packers at home in Levi's Stadium on Sunday Night Football. With the Niners winning the game, they most likely cemented their place as the #1 seed in the NFC, meaning they will have home-field advantage throughout the postseason. First Quarter (10-0) Green Bay received the ...

Texans win a close one against the rival Colts!

Deshuan Watson celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown.

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

The Houston Texans notched a close win against their rival the Indianapolis Colts 20-17. This was a prime-time Thursday Night Football game, which means the Texans donned their Color Rush uniforms. It was also Texans Salute to Service Day, meaning all members of the armed forces were honored for thei...

Monday Night Football: NFL en Mexico Edition!

Monday Night Football: NFL en Mexico Edition!

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

As the proud son of Mexican immigrants, I appreciate the NFL staging regular season games in Mexico, specifically Mexico City. Many Americans may not know this but American football is followed and played by many people south of the border; there is even a professional spring league called the Liga de ...

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