Originally written March 12, 2012 on State of the Texans:
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In a shocking move the Houston Texans have released starting right tackle Eric Winston late Monday afternoon. The 28-year-old Winston has been with the Texans since 2006 and has started 87 games at the right tackle position. Winston had this to say via twitter.  
Unfortunately I have bad news. The Texans have decided to release me today. Although it is a surprise, I have nothing but positive memories, and great relationships that I have built over the years. While my future seems uncertain, I am confident I will land on my feet. Let me say thank you to Mr. McNair and the whole Texan organization. They have had big role in the player and person I have become. And last but not least to my fans and teammates. You guys are the absolute best! I will miss all of you more than you know.
  The Houston Texans have confirmed the move. More to follow
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