March Madness: NFL Style
Marc Vandermeer joins John Harris to play March Madness: NFL style, with some help from Chris Simms (somehow). Plus, who were Padilla and Travieso? They discuss that and so much more.
Owners Meeting Preview
Marc Vandermeer and John McClain discuss the upcoming NFL Meetings and what the hot topics might be - plus, the Texans free agency moves and strategy.
Getting Better, Bit by Bit
Marc Vandermeer and John Harris discuss the Texans signings and all-time Houston pro QB's.
Texans' Draft Strategy
Tune in for more free agency talk, including what to expect from new tight end Darren Fells. How does the Texans’ draft strategy change with all the recent signings? Plus, a game of True or False as we go around the NFL.
Week 2 of Free Agency Begins
Marc Vandermeer and John Harris talk about free agency with Jaguars voice Frank Frangie.
The Quest to Get Better
Marc Vandermeer and Andre Ware discuss Free agency. Bradley Roby talks about what he does best. Stanford Coach David Shaw on Justin Reid.
Latest on Free Agency
Marc Vandermeer and John McClain discuss the Texans signings so far and what else is going on the AFC.
John Harris talks Houston Texans and huge changes on the team roster.
John Harris talks Texans changes, free agency and so much more.
Free Agency Eve
Tis the eve of Free Agency. Hear Houston Texans football analyst John Harris on his thoughts on the Texans path as well as the rest of the NFL.
John Harris hosts Texans All Access with a special interview showcasing the newly announced QB coach Carl Smith. After Drew Dougherty joins to share their gut reaction on things going on in the Texans as well as the entire League.
Free Agency Looms
Marc Vandermeer and John McClain discuss the calm before the free agency storm. And also wrap up their thoughts on the Combine.
NFL Free Agent: Texans, Would Ya?
John Harris and Marc Vandermeer talk all things free agency with a special interview highlighting new offensive coordinator Tim Kelly.
Tagged - Now what?
Marc Vandermeer and John Harris discuss Jadeveon Clowney and John shares his observations of the Combine.
Cosell and Marvez
Greg Cosell from NFL Films and Alex Marvez from NFL Radio join Marc Vandermeer and John Harris from the NFL Combine in Indianapolis.
Combine Day 2
General manager of the Houston Texans Brian Gaine joins Marc Vandermeer and John Harris to talk free agency and potential prospects. Then, John McClain and the voice of the Titans, Mike Keith visit to talk past, present and future.
Bill O'Brien visits with Marc Vandermeer and John Harris on the Texans approach to the combine and the early part of the offseason. Also, Sage Rosenfels stops by to talk quarterbacking.
Top Five Walk-Off Wins
Marc Vandermeer and John Harris talk about how current and former Texans - and their foes - have done at the NFL Combine. Plus, the top 5 walk-off wins in Texans history.
The Story of Zeus Brown and why it matters as we head into next week. Plus, OBJ, Leveon Bell and Antonio Brown aren't rookies, but might dominate the headlines from next week's Combine.
Marc Vandermeer and John McClain discuss mock drafts. Plus, active quarterbacks who are future hall of famers.
Marc Vandermeer and John Harris talk gut reactions and a fun draft "what-if's."
The Texans Wish List
With the NFL Combine just one week away, we discuss our offensive lineman wish list, what to look for in Combine drills (and what to ignore), plus Marc Vandermeer defends the Vandermock 1.0.
Texans Mount Rushmore
On Presidents Day, Marc Vandermeer and John Harris go over who could be on the Texans Mt Rushmore. Plus Spring League influences on the NFL - past, present and future.
Marc Vandermeer and John Harris review The VanderMock Draft. Drew Dougherty joins the show to talk Texans quarterbacks, past and present.
Early Draft Thoughts
Marc Vandermeer is joined by John McClain and then John Harris to talk about draft possibilities and this week in the NFL.
Deep Slant 48: Marketing, women in sports & more with Texans Senior VP Jennifer Davenport
Houston Texans Senior Vice President of Marketing and Community Development Jennifer Davenport joins the podcast to discuss marketing strategies for both an NFL and NBA team, networking for women in sports, as well as upcoming projects for the 2019 season.
Deep Slant 47: Favorite interview moments
Deepi Sidhu and Drew Dougherty share things they learned about Texans players from interviews in 2018, including J.J. Watt, Deshaun Watson and more.
Deep Slant 46: TORO Talks!
The Texans beloved mascot, TORO, joins the podcast to answer all our burning mascot questions.
Deep Slant 45: Best of Blue Carpet, player reactions to coaching and more
This week's podcast features the best of the Houston Sports Awards including interviews Mayor Sylvester Turner, former Texans D.C. Wade Phillips and player reactions to the new coaching hires,as well as the best of J.J. Watt this week.
Deep Slant 44: Pro Bowl stuff, Jalen Ramsey and more
Deshaun Watson, Lamar Miller and Benardrick McKinney discuss their Pro Bowl experience while AFC South rival Pro Bowlers dicuss the Texans.
Deep Slant 43: Andre Hal, Texans-Colts Wild Card preview
Andre Hal joins the podcast to talk about his comeback from cancer, plus a preview of the Indianapolis Colts ahead of the AFC Wild Card game.
Deep Slant 42: DeAndre Carter, Jaguars preview
DeAndre Carter joins the podcast to talk about his whirlwind 2018 season and his job as a substitute teacher. Plus, J.P. Shadrick of Jaguars Radio Network discusses the Texans upcoming opponent and a glimpse into their offseason.
Deep Slant 41: Christian Covington, Texans-Eagles preview
Christian Covington talks about his name, Year 4 and d-line shenanigans plus, Eagles beat writer Dave Zangaro joins the podcast.
Deep Slant 40: Ryan Griffin, Texans-Jets preview
Ryan Griffin joins the podcast to discuss the new faces in the TE room plus Randy Lange of Jets.com gives a preview of Saturday's game against the New York Jets.
Deep Slant 39: Demaryius Thomas and a preview of Colts rematch
Demaryius Thomas joins the podcast to discuss his dinners with Deshaun Watson and his early impressions of this team. Plus, Indianapolis Colts reporter Caroline Cann breaks down the Texans Week 14 rival.
Deep Slant 38: Lamar Miller, Cleveland Browns preview
Lamar Miller joins the podcast to discuss his historic TD run, when the last time he practiced running 100 yards and what training with Frank Gore was like. Plus, host of Cleveland Browns Daily talks about Baker Mayfield and the 2018 Browns.
Deep Slant 37: Ka'imi Fairbairn, Titans preview
Ka'imi Fairbairn joins the podcast to discuss the 2018 season as well as his high school playing days with Marcus Mariota. Plus, Jim Wyatt discusses the Titans ahead of Monday night's game.
Deep Slant 36: Meet Shareece Wright, Washington preview
Cornerback Shareece Wright discusses his path to Houston, his friendship with Brian Cushing and the worst injury he's had. Plus, Jake Kring-Schriefels of Redskins.com talks about Sunday's matchup in Washington.
Deep Slant 35: Jordan Thomas, plus Week 9 preview at Denver
Tight end Jordan Thomas joins the podcast plus Andrew Mason of Broncos Radio, DenverBroncos.com breaks down the Demaryius Thomas trade and the 2018 Broncos season.
Deep Slant 34: Brennan Scarlett, Texans-Dolphins preview
Brennan Scarlett joins the podcast to discuss his love for special teams, Shania Twain and thrift shops, plus a preview of the Dolphins with Greg Likens.
Deep Slant 33: Whitney Mercilus on his return and a Jags preview
Whitney Mercilus opens up about his return to the field, speaks in Creole, plus J.P. Shadrick of Jaguars Radio previews the Week 7 game.
Deep Slant 32: Kareem Jackson, Bills preview
Kareem Jackson joins the podcast to talk about his first year at safety, his favorite interception and his hit show KJack TV. Also, we preview the Texans Week 6 game with Bills Insider Chris Brown.
Deep Slant 31: Benardrick McKinney and a Week 5 Cowboys preview
Benardrick McKinney joins the podcast and a preview of the Sunday Night Football game against Dallas with writer David Helman.
Deep Slant 30: Tyler Ervin, Colts preview
Tyler Ervin joins the podcast to talk about his road to recovery, becoming THE returner and when he'll get that real estate license, plus a preview of the Week 4 game at Indianapolis with Andrew Walker of Colts.com.
Deep Slant 29: Will Fuller V and Giants preview
Will Fuller V joins the podcast to discuss his new touchdown celebration, what to eat to gain 20 pounds and what he and Hopkins are like off the field. Plus, John Schmeelk of Giants.com gives insight on the Giants through two games.
Deep Slant 28: Aaron Colvin, Titans headlines
This week's podcast delves deep with cornerback Aaron Colvin and visits with Titans senior writer Jim Wyatt about their Week 2 matchup with the Texans.
Deep Slant 27: Ejiofor, Mercilus, Patriots preview
Rookie outside linebacker Duke Ejiofor joins the podcast, while Whitney Mercilus offers insight on his rookie experience. Ben Volin of the Boston Globe gives a Patriots preview heading into the Texans Week 1 matchup in New England.
Deep Slant 26: Brian Peters, Christian Covington
Brian Peters and Christian Covington join the latest podcast and discuss getting ready for the upcoming season, Dylan Cole has beef with Peters and Covington's unrecognizable Madden player profile.
Deep Slant 25: Coach Midget, Quessenberry, Mercilus
We catch up with secondary coach Anthony Midget, the latest with David Quessenberry and Training Camp Diary #2 with Whitney Mercilus.
Deep Slant 24: Camp with Miller, Coates, Bademosi
We catch up with a trimmer Lamar Miller, training camp diaries with Sammie Coates and find out what Johnson Bademosi adds to special teams and his acai bowl.
On to the Post Season
Regular Season Finale
Jetting to New York
Controlling the Colts
GM on McNair, 8 in a row
Always Places to Approve
Back to The Grind
The Winning Streak
Second Half Begins
More Take-aways, More Wins
AFC South Showdown
Brian Talks Bills
Gaine Plan: 1st Quarter Season Wrap-Up
Pro Scouting and Week 3
The Gaine Plan: Going into Week 2
53 Man Roster
Preseason and Position Groups
In the Lab: Getting Greedy...and Top Free Agent signings in franchise history
3:00 - "Tell me about LSU CB Greedy Williams..."
9:07 - Drew & John pinpoint the greatest FA signing in team history
12:03 - John shares about the 2nd-best FA acquisition
In the Lab: 4 at the Combine who raised an eyebrow
1:15 - Drew and John react to Kevin Johnson release
4:38 - "Johnny, tell me about OU O-lineman Cody Ford..."
11:37 - 2 defensive players at Combine who shined
20:07 - 2 offensive players at Combine who stood out
In the Lab: All-Time Texans Villains Mt. Rushmore
1:10 - "Johnny, tell me about Kaleb McGary..."
7:10 - John re-visits his Texans Mt. Rushmore
10:10 - Drew describes his
13:00 - John & Drew come up with Texans Villains Mt. Rushmore
In the Lab: Found $ for the Texans in 2019
3:30 - 'John, tell me about OT Andre Dillard from Washington St...'
12:20 - Drew reveals who will be 'found money' offensively for Texans next season
15:00 - John's found money offensive player is...
17:25 - John explains who his 'found money' defensive player is
19:35 - Drew's defensive 'found money' player is a pass-rusher
In the Lab: Draft chatter and how coaching changes will impact Deshaun Watson
1:50: "Tell me about Florida OT Jawaan Taylor..."
8:15: New offensive coordinator for the Texans
11:05: The intriguing resume of new QB coach Carl Smith
17:10: Familiar faces back in the building
In the Lab: 8 reasons for optimism about 2019 Texans
7:48 - Offensive optimism because...
12:00 - Watson gets better in this area
16:50 - A reason, or 99, for defensive high hopes
18:25 - A sleeper defender...who isn't really a sleeper
21:30 - Don't forget special teams!
In the Lab: That's a wrap...And hope for the future
0:45 - Recapping what happened in playoffs
10:40 - A story to give hope for the future
In the Lab: Change...Your...Thought Process
1:44 - Blind numbers to consider
3:08 - Trending numbers to remember
3:50 - Prime time numbers to identify
8:20 - Checking out the matchup
In the Lab: Pressure point vs. Jags & Who is Vyncint Smith?
1:20 - Johnny jinxed the Texans in Philly
7:00 - Who is this Vyncint Smith?
15:30 - Do this vs. Jags...and the Texans win
In the Lab: Complementary FB, Run game, Matchups to watch in Philly
2:10 - Complements at the end of Jets game
6:45 - Run game tinkering?
12:00 - Offensive Eagle to watch
13:30 - Defensive Eagle to watch
15:45 - ITL Storytime "The Last First"
In the Lab: Deciphering the Jets and a Christmas Tree theft
2:00 - Wrapping up the Colts game
9:00 - What is the Jets offense?
16:20 - STORY TIME: John stole a Christmas tree in 1989
In the Lab 35: Mind-boggling stat, Colts matchup & Macho Man storytime
6:00 - Keys to good start vs. Browns
11:20 - Amazing stat in last 2 Texans wins
15:20 - Colts matchup
21:55 - Randy "Macho Man" Savage story time
In the Lab 34: The #19 & the in-game showdown to watch on Sunday
1:20 - Drew explains why the number 19 was important vs. Titans
13:05 - Browns O-line vs. Texans front 7
16:10 - The Cream of the Crop
In the Lab 33: 2 reasons to be wary, 2 reasons to be confident vs. Titans
5:16- Drew gives 2 reasons to be wary of Titans on MNF
6:36- John has 3 things to beware of w/Titans
11:20- Drew's 2 reasons for confidence vs. Titans
15:06- John's 2 reasons for confidence
In the Lab 32: Sneaky Washington stats, DT's difference & matchup to watch
2:00 - Alex Smith's interesting career vs. Texans
4:57 - When the Redskins have lost, they....
8:45 - Texans run D importance magnified this week
11:30 - Hopkins vs. Norman?
14:20 - What's different this week w/Demaryius Thomas
In the Lab 31: Examining J.J. Watt's impact & young players to watch
2:15: J.J. Watt is firmly on 'the list'
3:30: Watt after 9 weeks, historically-speaking
9:45: What Watt might do over next 7 games
20:02: 4 young offensive players to watch over last 7 games
In the Lab: Surprise of 1st 8, Key matchup vs. Broncos
5:45 - Drew reveals his most pleasant Texans surprise through first 8 games
8:25 - John's surprise is a unit, not a player
13:45 - The pick 6 is Drew's favorite first half moment
15:00 - John goes off the field for his fave
19:41 - Drew and John each have key in-game matchups for Texans at Broncos
In the Lab 29: A telling stat vs. Jags & Recipe for W vs. Miami
1:30: What starting field position meant vs. Jags
3:43: John shares his hidden hero at Jacksonville
7:04: TO differential has shifted lately
11:31: It's fairly simple this week against Miami
In the Lab 28: Special teams shrapnel & Jags/Texans eerie similarities
1:50: 1 HUGE stat for Texans in 3-game win streak
3:40: Special teams deep dive
7:25: ST role and humbling yourself
12:40: Which team is this?, Texans vs. Jags stats
In the Lab 27: Bonkers stat vs. Dallas, Texans-Bills underrated matchup
2:30: Drew gives his obscure game ball
3:41: The KEY stat from win over Dallas
6:55: John gives out his obscure game ball
10:45: 1 major turning point
In the Lab 26: Game balls, Turning Points, Battles to Watch
1:45: Drew gives out his obscure game ball
4:24: John's obscure game ball goes to...
7:30: John shares his turning point in win over Colts
9:45: Drew spotlights a key series for Texans at Indy
In the Lab: The '6-fix' ways Texans can get a W
1:25- John describes red zone opportunity for change
3:27- Drew pounces on turnover differential...being different
6:35- Know what you're doing is not as easy as it sounds
In the Lab: Wrapping up Tennessee & the hinge point vs. Giants
1:57: Drew & John examine an offensive area that could've changed game at Tennessee
7:18: The duo talk about something defensively that would've altered outcome
10:30: An underlooked special teams point is evaluated
14:37: A hinge point in Texans vs. Giants is analyzed
In the Lab: Remembering the Titans
Drew Dougherty and John Harris go "in the lab" to discuss what went down at Gillette Stadium and what's to come at Nissan Stadium this weekend.
In the Lab: Previewing the Patriots matchup
2:01- IF the Texans do _, will they win or lose?
6:08- IF Tom Brady is held to __, will the Texans win or lose?
13:04- John Harris gives a few keys to a victory
17:25- Drew Dougherty shares 2 things that could key a Texans win
Changes to the Staff
Bill O'Brien sits down with Marc Vandermeer and John Harris and discusses changes to the coaching staff
On to 2019
Head coach Bill O'Brien discusses the playoff loss to the Colts and how this season went overall, with a glimpse of the future.
Head coach Bill O'Brien talks about the road to the AFC South title and the playoff match up with the Colts.
AFC South on the Line
Head coach Bill O'Brien talks about the upcoming game with Jacksonville and how the Philadelphia game played out.
On to the Next
Marc Vandermeer sits down with head coach Bill O'Brien to talk ten wins and what needs to be accomplished for the remainder of the regular season.
Short Week to Bounce Back
Head coach Bill O'Brien talks about the need to bounce back quickly. Also, playing in December weather conditions.
Nine in a Row
Head coach Bill O'Brien discusses how the team defeated Cleveland and the plan for Indy. Plus, an explanation on not 'taking the cheese.'
The Streak Continues
Bill O'Brien talks about honoring Bob McNair and how the Texans beat the Titans to win their 8th game in a row.
Winning and Learning
Bill O'Brien discusses the team's latest win and how the Texans need to continue to improve.
Back from the Bye
Coach O'Brien discusses how the bye week went and how preparation is going for Washington.
Dealing with Denver
Bill O'Brien on the team winning five in a row and getting ready to face the Broncos.
Win Streak, Short Week
OB on the streak, Watson on a bus, Andre Hal. Plus, thoughts on Miami.
Three in a Row
Bill O'Brien talks win over the Bills, the upcoming game against Jacksonville and a little on the Astros-Red Sox series.
Back to Back OT Wins
Bill O'Brien visits with Marc Vandermeer and John Harris to discuss the win over Dallas and preview the match up with the Bills.
Beating Indy, Prepping for Dallas
Bill O'Brien sits down with Marc Vandermeer and John Harris to discuss the thriller in Indy and the upcoming game with the Cowboys.
Bill O'Brien Show: Improvements and Innovation
Marc Vandermeer sits down with head coach Bill O'Brien to talk about what the Texans need to do to turn the season around.
On To The Next
Coach O'Brien talks about the upcoming game with the Giants and reviews the Titans game.
Bill O'Brien Show: Patriots, Watson and Texans Improvements
Head coach Bill O'Brien sits down with Marc Vandermeer and John Harris to break down yesterday's game against the Patriots, improvements the team needs to make to get a W and so much more.
Marc Vandermeer, Drew Dougherty and Deepi Sidhu go live from Fuddruckers with former Texans player and current Texans ambassador Kailee Wong to talk Texans progress and future.
Houston Texans ambassador Travis Johnson joins Marc Vandermeer, Drew Dougherty and Deepi Sidhu for a special episode of Texans Player Show live at Fuddruckers.
Christian Covington joined Marc Vandermeer, Drew Dougherty and Deepi Sidhu for a live radio show at Fuddruckers.
Kendall Lamm joined Marc Vandermeer, Drew Dougherty and Deepi Sidhu for a live radio show at Fuddruckers.
Marc Vandermeer, Deepi Sidhu and Drew Dougherty host a live show at Fuddruckers with special guest Andre Ware to talk Texans history and history in the making.
Marc Vandermeer, Drew Dougherty and Deepi Sidhu sit down with Whitney Mercilus LIVE at Fuddruckers to talk Demaryius Thomas, Denver and so much more.
DJ Reader Returns
DJ Reader joins Marc Vandermeer, Deepi Sidhu and Drew Dougherty for another round of Texans Player Show LIVE at Fuddruckers with questions from teammates, questions from the fans and so much more.
Houston Texans Johnathan Joseph joins Marc Vandermeer, Drew Dougherty and Deepi Sidhu for a special episode LIVE at Fuddruckers with Texans talk and some hair-care advice from the one and only.
Houston Texans Brandon Dunn joins Marc Vandermeer, Drew Dougherty and Deepi Sidhu to talk music choice, what it takes to be a #1 DJ and may or may not have dropped the name of the best and worst DJs on the Texans squad.
Houston Texans Whitney Mercilus joins Marc Vandermeer, Drew Dougherty and Deepi Sidhu to talk massive burgers, technique and so much more.
Houston Texans D.J. Reader joins Marc Vandermeer, Drew Dougherty and Deepi Sidhu to talk game action, team chemistry - and a few special questions from fellow Texans players.
Cecil Shorts III
Houston Texans Ambassador, Cecil Shorts III, joins Marc Vandermeer, Drew Dougherty and Deepi Sidhu to start off the 2018 season of the Texans Player Show LIVE at Fuddruckers.