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2014 Houston Texans

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9-7-0, Finished 2nd in AFC South Division  · 2014 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.1, Offense: -1.1, Defense: 2.2, SoS: -2.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 372 points (23.2/g), 14th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 307 points (19.2/g), 7th.
 Differential of 65 points (4.1/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 9.8-6.2.

Coach: Bill O'Brien (9-7-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Romeo Crennel

Stadium: NRG Stadium · Buy Tickets
 Training Camp: Houston Texans Training Facility (Houston, Texas)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Ryan Fitzpatrick 32 9 12 197 for 312, 2,483 yards, 17 td, 8 int, & 50 rushes for 184 yards and 2 td St. Louis Rams / 7th / 250th pick / 2005
RB Arian Foster 28 5 13 260 rushes for 1,246 yards, 8 td, & 38 catches for 327 yards and 5 td
WR DeAndre Hopkins 22 1 16 76 catches for 1,210 yards, 6 td Houston Texans / 1st / 27th pick / 2013
WR Andre Johnson 33 11 15 85 catches for 936 yards, 3 td Houston Texans / 1st / 3rd pick / 2003
TE Garrett Graham 28 4 9 18 catches for 197 yards, 1 td Houston Texans / 4th / 118th pick / 2010
LT Duane Brown 29 6 16 Houston Texans / 1st / 26th pick / 2008
LG Ben Jones 25 2 16 Houston Texans / 4th / 99th pick / 2012
C Chris Myers 33 9 16 Denver Broncos / 6th / 200th pick / 2005
RG Brandon Brooks 25 2 15 Houston Texans / 3rd / 76th pick / 2012
RT Derek Newton 27 3 16 Houston Texans / 7th / 214th pick / 2011
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jared Crick 25 2 15 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Texans / 4th / 126th pick / 2012
NT Ryan Pickett 35 13 13 St. Louis Rams / 1st / 29th pick / 2001
RDE J.J. Watt+ 25 3 16 20.5 sacks, 1 interception, 5 fumbles recovered Houston Texans / 1st / 11th pick / 2011
MIKE Brian Cushing 27 5 14 Houston Texans / 1st / 15th pick / 2009
SAM Brooks Reed 27 3 13 Houston Texans / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2011
LCB Kareem Jackson 26 4 13 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Texans / 1st / 20th pick / 2010
RCB Johnathan Joseph 30 8 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 24th pick / 2006
SS D.J. Swearinger 23 1 12 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Texans / 2nd / 57th pick / 2013
FS Kendrick Lewis 26 4 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 136th pick / 2010

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
70 Jeff Adams 25 T 2 0 305 6-5 Columbia 9/6/1989 2
65 Jason Ankrah 23 LB 2 0 262 6-3 Nebraska 2/26/1991 Rook
37 Josh Aubrey 23 DB 2 0 200 5-10 S.F. Austin 4/9/1991 1
39 Lonnie Ballentine 21 FS 0 219 6-3 Memphis 4/23/1993 Rook Houston Texans / 7th / 256th pick / 2014
28 Alfred Blue 23 RB 16 3 223 6-2 LSU 4/27/1991 Rook Houston Texans / 6th / 181st pick / 2014
16 Alan Bonner 24 WR 0 Jacksonville St. 11/5/1990 1 Houston Texans / 6th / 195th pick / 2013
34 A.J. Bouye 23 CB 14 6 186 6-0 UCF 8/16/1991 1
79 Brandon Brooks 25 G 15 15 343 6-5 Miami (OH) 8/19/1989 2 Houston Texans / 3rd / 76th pick / 2012
76 Duane Brown 29 G 16 16 318 6-4 Virginia Tech 8/30/1985 6 Houston Texans / 1st / 26th pick / 2008
64 Kourtnei Brown 26 DE 0 253 6-4 Clemson 4/17/1988 2
98 Keith Browner 26 DE 3 0 276 6-4 California 4/7/1988 2
4 Randy Bullock 25 K 16 0 205 5-9 Texas A&M 12/16/1989 2 Houston Texans / 5th / 161st pick / 2012
53 Max Bullough 22 ILB 1 0 249 6-4 Michigan St. 2/11/1992 Rook
74 Tyson Clabo 33 T 16 0 314 6-6 Wake Forest 10/17/1981 8
90 Jadeveon Clowney 21 DE 4 2 266 6-5 South Carolina 2/14/1993 Rook Houston Texans / 1st / 1st pick / 2014
93 Jared Crick 25 DT 16 15 279 6-4 Nebraska 8/21/1989 2 Houston Texans / 4th / 126th pick / 2012
56 Brian Cushing 27 LB 14 14 243 6-3 USC 1/24/1987 5 Houston Texans / 1st / 15th pick / 2009
2 Jace Davis 23 WR 0 206 6-1 Northern Colorado 8/22/1991 Rook
81 Anthony Denham 23 TE 4 0 235 6-5 Utah 7/21/1991 Rook
50 Akeem Dent 27 LB 15 7 242 6-1 Georgia 9/27/1987 3 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 91st pick / 2011
74 Matt Feiler 22 T 0 330 6-6 Bloomsburg 7/7/1992 Rook
78 James Ferentz 25 C 0 285 6-2 Iowa 6/5/1989 Rook
87 C.J. Fiedorowicz 23 TE 15 8 265 6-6 Iowa 10/22/1991 Rook Houston Texans / 3rd / 65th pick / 2014
Tevita Finau 28 DT 288 6-5 Utah 1/13/1986 2
14 Ryan Fitzpatrick 32 QB 12 12 221 6-2 Harvard 11/24/1982 9 St. Louis Rams / 7th / 250th pick / 2005
23 Arian Foster 28 RB 13 13 232 6-0 Tennessee 8/24/1986 5
88 Garrett Graham 28 TE 11 9 245 6-3 Wisconsin 8/4/1986 4 Houston Texans / 4th / 118th pick / 2010
84 Ryan Griffin 24 TE 16 2 216 6-6 Connecticut 1/11/1990 1 Houston Texans / 6th / 201st pick / 2013
41 Jonathan Grimes 25 RB 16 0 207 5-10 William & Mary 12/21/1989 2
29 Andre Hal 22 CB 14 0 188 5-10 Vanderbilt 5/30/1992 Rook Houston Texans / 7th / 216th pick / 2014
10 DeAndre Hopkins 22 WR 16 16 214 6-1 Clemson 6/6/1992 1 Houston Texans / 1st / 27th pick / 2013
25 Kareem Jackson 26 DB 13 13 192 5-10 Alabama 4/10/1988 4 Houston Texans / 1st / 20th pick / 2010
31 Charles James 24 CB 0 179 5-9 Charleston Southern 5/14/1990 1
96 Tim Jamison 28 DE 13 1 263 6-3 Michigan 2/26/1986 5
80 Andre Johnson 33 WR 15 15 219 6-3 Miami (FL) 7/11/1981 11 Houston Texans / 1st / 3rd pick / 2003
13 Damaris Johnson 25 WR 16 8 175 5-8 Tulsa 11/22/1989 2
60 Ben Jones 25 C 16 16 304 6-2 Georgia 7/2/1989 2 Houston Texans / 4th / 99th pick / 2012
24 Johnathan Joseph 30 DB 16 16 185 5-11 South Carolina 4/16/1984 8 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 24th pick / 2006
17 Case Keenum 26 QB 2 2 209 6-2 Houston 2/17/1988 2
19 Travis Labhart 23 WR 0 182 5-9 Texas A&M 1/20/1991 Rook
9 Shane Lechler 38 P 16 0 225 6-2 Texas A&M 8/7/1976 14 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 142nd pick / 2000
21 Kendrick Lewis 26 DB 16 16 205 5-11 Mississippi 6/16/1988 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 136th pick / 2010
6 Thaddeus Lewis 29 QB 0 200 6-0 Duke 2/1/1985 3
22 Ben Malena 22 RB 0 200 5-8 Texas A&M 5/29/1992 Rook
15 Ryan Mallett 26 QB 3 2 240 6-6 Arkansas 6/5/1988 3 New England Patriots / 3rd / 74th pick / 2011
27 Danieal Manning 32 DB 16 5 205 6-0 Abilene Christian 8/9/1982 8 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2006
82 Keshawn Martin 24 WR 16 0 190 5-10 Michigan St. 3/15/1990 2 Houston Texans / 4th / 121st pick / 2012
59 Whitney Mercilus 24 DE 15 13 261 6-3 Illinois 7/21/1990 2 Houston Texans / 1st / 26th pick / 2012
54 Mike Mohamed 26 LB 14 2 238 6-2 California 3/11/1988 3 Denver Broncos / 6th / 189th pick / 2011
26 Darryl Morris 24 CB 11 1 188 5-10 Texas St. 9/4/1990 1
55 Chris Myers 33 G 16 16 300 6-5 Miami (FL) 9/15/1981 9 Denver Broncos / 6th / 200th pick / 2005
75 Derek Newton 27 OL 16 16 311 6-5 Arkansas St. 11/16/1987 3 Houston Texans / 7th / 214th pick / 2011
92 Louis Nix 23 DT 0 331 6-2 Notre Dame 7/31/1991 Rook Houston Texans / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2014
17 Uzoma Nwachukwu 24 WR 0 198 5-11 Texas A&M 12/15/1990 1
97 Jeoffrey Pagan 21 DE 16 0 310 6-4 Alabama 6/10/1993 Rook Houston Texans / 6th / 177th pick / 2014
42 Terrance Parks 24 DB 0 218 6-2 Florida St. 4/14/1990 Rook
94 Ryan Pickett 35 DT 13 13 310 6-2 Ohio St. 10/8/1979 13 St. Louis Rams / 1st / 29th pick / 2001
35 Eddie Pleasant 26 SS 14 0 208 5-10 Oregon 12/17/1988 2
11 DeVier Posey 25 WR 1 1 211 6-1 Ohio St. 2/8/1989 2 Houston Texans / 3rd / 68th pick / 2012
95 Jerrell Powe 27 DL 16 3 330 6-2 Mississippi 3/15/1987 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 6th / 199th pick / 2011
45 Jay Prosch 22 FB 16 5 254 6-1 Auburn 8/21/1992 Rook Houston Texans / 6th / 211th pick / 2014
77 David Quessenberry 24 OT 0 302 6-5 San Jose St. 8/24/1990 1 Houston Texans / 6th / 176th pick / 2013
58 Brooks Reed 27 DL 16 13 255 6-3 Arizona 2/28/1987 3 Houston Texans / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2011
20 Jumal Rolle 24 CB 10 0 188 6-0 Catawba 5/28/1990 1
3 Tom Savage 24 QB 2 0 228 6-4 Pittsburgh,Rutgers 4/26/1990 Rook Houston Texans / 4th / 135th pick / 2014
51 John Simon 24 DE 11 0 257 6-1 Ohio St. 10/14/1990 1 Baltimore Ravens / 4th / 129th pick / 2013
71 Xavier Su'a-Filo 23 OG 13 1 307 6-4 UCLA 1/1/1991 Rook Houston Texans / 2nd / 33rd pick / 2014
36 D.J. Swearinger 23 FS 16 12 208 5-11 South Carolina 9/1/1991 1 Houston Texans / 2nd / 57th pick / 2013
52 Jeff Tarpinian 27 LB 14 0 238 6-3 Iowa 10/16/1987 3
57 Justin Tuggle 24 LB 16 8 244 6-3 Kansas St. 1/4/1990 1
99 J.J. Watt 25 DE 16 16 290 6-6 Central Michigan,Wisconsin 3/22/1989 3 Houston Texans / 1st / 11th pick / 2011
46 Jon Weeks 28 C 16 0 255 5-10 Baylor 2/17/1986 4
67 Cody White 26 G 0 301 6-3 Illinois St. 7/1/1988 2
72 Bryan Witzmann T 0 311 6-7 South Dakota State 0/0/0 Rook
73 Will Yeatman 26 TE 0 268 6-5 Notre Dame,Maryland 4/10/1988 3
Team Total 25.1 16 244.5 6-1.9 2.8