Found September 12, 2013 on FatManWriting:
When the Houston Texans signed safety Ed Reed away from the Baltimore Ravens it was with both pleasure and concern. When healthy he is one of the fiercest defenders in the NFL. Not healthy--well, you don't sign guys jut so they can stand around on the sideline in a t-shirt. So when Reed turned 35--which is pretty old in football years--the team decided to do something for him that will hopefully help him get on the field sooner rather than later. They bought him a walker!

Danieal Manning buys Ed Reed a walker for his 35th birthday (Photo)

Texans cornerback Danieal Manning bought teammate Ed Reed a walker for his 35th birthday. For Ed Reed's 35th birthday today, @HoustonTexans teammate @ManningUp38 got him a walker -> (via @GregHurstKHOU) — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) September 12, 2013 Reed could use that walker as he works his way back from offseason hip surgery.  The good news is...

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Photo: Old man Ed Reed hooked up with a walker for his birthday

Ed Reed's Houston Texans' teammate, Danieal Manning, scored the future Hall of Fame safety a walker for his 35th birthday.

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Vanilla Ice to perform during Texans' home opener

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Coach Kubiak Wants Ben Tate To Be More Involved

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Arian Foster wants carries but is willing to share load for Texans

Yes Arian Foster is competitive. And yes he wants to carry the ball as much as possible. Especially Monday when the Texans’ star running back returned to his former home city of San Diego for the first time to play as a pro. Foster split rushes with backup Ben Tate during the Texans’ 31-28 come-from-behind victory against the Chargers. He acknowledged that as a competitor he...

Steph Stradley answers Total Titans' questions about the Texans

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The Houston Texans have huge plans for their home opener. Those plans include having Vanilla Ice aka Rob Van Winkle perform at halftime. I would pay money to see Vanilla Ice and Arian Foster to sit down and talk for 20 minutes. The team is asking that fans wear white for the game so maybe that was foreshadowing of an “Ice Ice Baby” performance.

Know Your Opponent with Jimmy Morris of

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