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Week 1 2014: Washington Redskins v. Houston Texans - The Bill O'Brien Revolution Will Be Televised

All of Battle Red Blog's content for the week leading up to, and the actual game between, the 2014 season opener between the Houston Texans and the Washington Redskins.

Battle Red Radio: We Waited 357 Days for This?

Stay awhile and listen to Matt Weston, Ryan Dunsmore, and BFD for a hour as they talk about the first Texans win in nearly a year, LIVE at 7 p.m. CDT.

2DH: Your Dreams Were Your Ticket Out

The Two-Day Hangover returns for 2014 with Gabe Kaplan references, homemade bacon, meat-related science, the socioeconomic status of a cartoon character, TV ad annoyances, and a bunch of numbers. It's good to be home.

Oh, Snap! Texans-Redskins Snap Count Report

Here's how Bill O'Brien and Romeo Crennel deployed their roster Sunday against the Washington Redskins.

MNF Open Thread (Part II): Chargers v. Cardinals

The Monday Night Football regular season opener means two games when you'd normally have one. Join Battle Red Blog and talk about Chargers-Cardinals in real time in BRB's MNF Open Thread.

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J.J. Watt Took To Google After Signing His $100,000,000.00 Extension

This is far too good to be true. What's next? Is J.J. Watt going to start saying, "Golly gee wilikers!" after every sack?

MNF Open Thread (Part I): Giants @ Lions

It's a MNF doubleheader! Join Battle Red Blog for the first of two primetime games tonight as a light-ish blue team from Michigan takes on a dark-ish blue team from New York.

The Captain's Log 2014, Game 1: "A New Hope"

The Houston Texans began a new era with Coach Bill O'Brien, and Capt Ron chronicles the season opener against the Redskins. The Captain's Log is back!

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Jadeveon Clowney's Microfracture Surgery

The Houston Texans' first overall pick is going to miss some time with a knee injury. Here's everything known so far about how much time Clowney will miss and the cause.

Bill O'Brien Confirms Clowney Will Miss 4-6 Weeks

The head coach of the Houston Texans met with the media this afternoon and confirmed the No. 1 overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft will miss the next month to month and a half of the season.

Jadeveon Clowney Injury: Is Field At NRG To Blame?

Reports are surfacing that Jadeveon Clowney stepped into "one of the holes" in the field at NRG Stadium, which in turn caused his knee injury. How many more players need to get hurt on the surface before the Texans do something about it?

Hair of the Dog: Winners Again!

In which the BRB staff discusses the Texans' win over Washington, J.J. Watt's dominance, Andre Johnson's awesomeness, and Ryan Fitzpatrick's redeeming qualities (i.e., the beard).

Jadeveon Clowney Injury: Meniscus Surgical Options

After undergoing surgery today, Jadeveon Clowney could be out anywhere from 3-6 weeks to the entire season. Read more about what an orthopedic surgeon has to say about Clowney's prognosis on BRB.

SNF Open Thread: Colts v. Broncos

Peyton Manning hosts Andrew Luck in Denver tonight in this battle of old v. new in a mile-high showdown to start the 2014 season.

Clowney Has Torn Lateral Meniscus, Out 4-6 Weeks

Word is that the No. 1 overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft sustained a knee injury that'll keep him out for the next month or more. Read on for the details.

Final Score: Texans 17, Redskins 6

The defense led the way as expected en route to the first Texans victory in nearly a calendar year. Catch all the details here on Battle Red Blog.

NFL Late Afternoon Games Open Thread: 09/07/14

The party isn't over yet. There are still two games left this afternoon until Sunday Night Football arrives. Comment here while you watch the second round of games.

Clowney Ruled Out For Rest Of Game vs Redskins

Sigh. The Texans will have to make do without their first overall pick Jadeveon Clowney.

Open Game Day Thread: 2Q Texans v. Redskins

Continue the conversation about the Houston Texans-Washington Redskins

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Texans-Redskins Game Day

It's game day for your Houston Texans, which means it's game day on Battle Red Blog.

Open Game Day Thread: Texans v. Redskins

The 2014 NFL regular season for the Houston Texans and Washington Redskins opens at NRG Stadium. Follow and comment on what's happening in real time in Battle Red Blog's open game thread.

Redskins - Texans Inactives: Garrett Graham Out

Need to know who's in and who's out in today's game? We've got you covered.

Week One Infographic: Texans vs. Redskins

Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends, I'm so glad you could attend. Come inside.

Countdown To Kickoff: Texans v. Redskins

It's game day for your Houston Texans, which means it's game day on Battle Red Blog, which means you should probably spend those last few painful hours/minutes/seconds before kickoff with fellow fanatics in BRB's Countdown to Kickoff thread.

Texans Fantasy Football: Week 1 Starts And Sits

Time to answer the all important question in fantasy, start 'em or sit 'em. What should you do with the Houston Texans you drafted?

2014 Houston Texans Season Preview

Matt Weston breaks out his 2014 Houston Texans season preview and answers the question, "Can the Texans really make the playoffs?"

BRB Open Thread: College Football (09/06/14)

It's the second Saturday of college football season, and you know you've got plenty to talk about. Sound off in Battle Red Blog's open thread in real time as all the day's college football games are played.

Texans-Redskins Game Information

Trying to figure out how to catch the Houston Texans' regular season opener against the Washington Redskins? Here's how to do it.

Who Will Be The Most Consistent Texan In 2014?

Because Marshall Faulk and GMC asked, let us call our shot and answer that query as it pertains to your Houston Texans.

Texans-Redskins Predictions

If you're looking for a prediction post about what'll happen in the Texans' 2014 opener against Washington, I suppose this qualifies. As long as you're not one of those people who insist on predictions being right, useful, or of any real benefit.

BRB Staff's 2014 NFL Predictions

The greatest Houston Texans scribes in the galaxy team up together to deliver our 2014 NFL season predictions, including but not limited to how the 2014 Houston Texans will finish.

Introduce Yourself Or GTFO Open Thread

The 2014 season officially kicks off for the Houston Texans this Sunday at NRG Stadium, and our readings indicate there are hundreds, if not thousands, of you lurking right at this very second. Come out of the shadows, you perverts.

Texans Fantasy Football Picks For Week 1

Looking for the best fantasy option for the Texans in Week One?

TNF Open Thread: Packers v. Seahawks

This time, it counts! /Zelasko'd Take those pants off, grab the drink of your choice, grab one for me, make me a sammich, and join us for hawt football action.

Garrett Graham May Be Out Sunday

A back injury may sideline Houston Texans starting TE Garrett Graham for the Texans' season opener on Sunday.

Pre-Game Recon: Five Questions With Hogs Haven

...or get to know a Redskins fan. What insight can our sister blog for all things Redskins provide?

NFL Preseason Stats: How's That QB Working Out?

With all the hysteria surrounding the Texans' QB situation following a disastrous 2013 campaign, fans and analysts wrestled with predictions of what Houston would do in free agency and the draft to address this critical role. Let's look at history.