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Football 101

John Harris (@JHarrisFootball) joined the organization as a Texans Analyst in April 2014. He’s the radio sideline reporter for all Texans contests on KILT/SportsRadio 610, writes articles for HoustonTexans.com, and contributes to Texans Radio and Texans TV on a regular basis.


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  • 17 observations from Texans vs. Patriots

    By John Harris - Posted Jan 16, 2017

    Just after Will Fuller made a fair catch on a Ryan Allen punt with just under 13 minutes in the fourth quarter, we went to a break on the game broadcast.

  • 22 observations from Texans wild card win

    By John Harris - Posted Jan 9, 2017

    What a day it was. Here are 22 observations from the Texans 27-14 win over the Raiders.

  • Football 101: Team defense creates a sack

    By John Harris - Posted Dec 30, 2016

    To say the 2016 Texans defense has been extraordinary may ultimately be the understatement of the entire season.

  • 18 observations from Texans vs. Bengals

    By John Harris - Posted Dec 26, 2016

    If you were in the building, you’ll remember that 12-10 win over Cincinnati for a long while.

  • Football 101: Savage to Griffin

    By John Harris - Posted Dec 22, 2016

    The Texans had done a stellar job of producing points just after halftime the past few weeks. As such, they needed to put points on the board as quickly as possible in this matchup with the Jaguars.

  • 24 observations from Texans vs. Jaguars

    By John Harris - Posted Dec 19, 2016

    Bill O’Brien’s Texans found a way, somehow, to get a win. It didn’t come without its share of talking points, so here’s what happened on Sunday with observations from the day.

  • Football 101: Clowney's run dominance

    By John Harris - Posted Dec 15, 2016

    There have been some great defenders in the football history of the city of Houston, but rarely has there been a player that’s shouldered such pressure like third-year star Jadeveon Clowney.

  • 18 observations from Texans at Colts

    By John Harris - Posted Dec 12, 2016

    The 22-17 win over the Colts was definitely not for the faint of heart. Here are observations from the exhilarating win over the Colts.

  • Football 101: D.J. Reader

    By John Harris - Posted Dec 8, 2016

    Two plays against the Green Bay Packers epitomized how valuable Reader’s been, especially so in short yardage situations.

  • 18 observations from Texans at Packers

    By John Harris - Posted Dec 5, 2016

    Sunday at snowy Lambeau Field was the definition of winnable; alas, it didn’t end with a Texans win. Here are 18 observations from Sunday’s 21-13 loss to Green Bay.

  • 19 observations from Texans vs. Raiders

    By John Harris - Posted Nov 22, 2016

    Driving on the bus to the airport in Toluca, Mexico, I can’t even come up with the right words for what transpired at Estadio Azteca in a 27-20 Texans loss to the 8-2 Oakland Raiders.

  • Football 101: Duane Brown's contribution

    By John Harris - Posted Nov 17, 2016

    There’s no coincidence that the Texans running game has gone up a notch or three with Duane Brown, and a great example of that was in the win over Jacksonville.

  • 23 observations from Texans vs. Jaguars

    By John Harris - Posted Nov 14, 2016

    Throughout the week leading up to Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, I was worried.

  • Football 101: Ryan Griffin on third down

    By John Harris - Posted Nov 4, 2016

    Seeing as though I did Telestrator on Ryan Griffin’s first third down reception of the day against the Lions, it was only fair to do a Football 101 breakdown on his second third down reception against the Lions, which may have been even more important.

  • 29 observations from Texans vs. Lions

    By John Harris - Posted Oct 31, 2016

    What if I told you the Texans would be 5-3 at the halfway mark…