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State of the Texans:
…honestly my whole career I been overlooked so it wasn’t nothing new for me.
-Lestar Jean, Houston Texans, Wide Receiver #18
At the start of the Houston Texans 2011 training camp, the team brought in a young group of undrafted wide receivers to compete for the active roster. As camp progressed, there was one that was consistently making plays and turning heads of coaches and veterans on the field. That wide receiver was Lestar Jean, an undrafted free agent from Florida Atlantic, and with the nickname of “Big Play” he made his presence felt as a rookie in camp.
At 6’3″ and 213 lbs., Jean is not a small target and more importantly is a vertical threat that can stretch defenses with ease. Coming out of FAU, Jean was consistently double teamed but he made his chances count. In his Senior season at FAU, Jean posted 64 catches for 988 yards and 8 touchdowns. Looking like he had a good chance of making the Texans’ active roster, Jean injured his shoulder in preseason and was put on i...
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With the Houston Texans making some tough decisions, the NFL waits for nobody and the Texans are adjusting on the fly. After a magical 2011 season which brought the franchise’s first division title, playoff appearance and win, the Texans appeared ready for a big 2012 season with a deep roster. With the cap issues that hit the Texans, a once deep roster has to fill the voids left...
On Thursday, the Houston Texans announced the resigning of free agent safety Quintin Demps to a contract. The terms of the contract were not released. Demps provided some stability to the Texans’ defense in 2011 after starter Danieal Manning went down with a leg injury that sidelined him. Demps was released after training camp but was resigned in week 8 and made an immediate...
In much anticipation of the Texans new uniforms Nike released their new look for the 2012 season today.
You can see Nike’s release on the Texans new uniforms.
Texans owner Bob McNair said the combination of salary cap limitations as well as a plan to retain several key players in the future explains most of the club's moves this season, including the shedding of a couple of established veterans.
Beyond losing Mario Williams to the Buffalo Bills, the Texans traded linebacker DeMeco Ryans and cut tackle Eric Winston. Guard Mike Brisiel...
The Houston Texans have re-signed free agent safety Quintin Demps.
The 5-foot-11, 206-pound Demps had a career year with Houston last season with 22 tackles, two interceptions and two passes defended in nine games. He also returned five kickoffs for 169 yards (33.8 average), including a 50-yarder against Carolina, the longest by a Texans player last season.
The fifth-year veteran...
HOUSTON The Houston Texans have re-signed free agent S Quintin Demps, it was announced today. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Demps posted career highs of 22 tackles, two interceptions and four passes defensed in nine games with the Texans last season after signing with the team in October. The fifth-year veteran also returned five kickoffs for 169 yards (33.8 average...
This is the first installment of The Claire Bear who will be a contributor here on State of the Texans.
The NFL guesstimates that of the 313+ million people living in America, 90 million of them are “avid female football fans.” That’s 44% of the total fan base. What is it about the NFL that creates so many “avid” fans of U.S. women? We can point to the adorably bedazzled...
The Houston Texans have re-signed veteran safety Quintin Demps, the team announced.
Demps had a career-high 22 tackles, two interceptions and four pass deflections in nine games last season.
He also returned five kickoffs for 169 yards for a 33.8 average.
He had a team-high 50-yard return against the Carolina Panthers.
The Houston Texans announced that they have re-signed safety Quintin Demps to an undisclosed contract. A 2008 fourth round pick out of UTEP by the Philadelphia Eagles, Demps has 56 tackles, one sack and three interceptions with eight passes defensed and a forced fumble in his 36-game career. Released by the Eagles prior to the start of the 2010 season, Demps joined the Texans a few...
The Claire Bear is at it again.
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NEW UNI DAY IS COMING!!! The anticipation was great, the build-up greater, the unveiling? Sort of snooze worthy. Seattle looks like it belongs in the PAC-12, just now with uniforms that will fit right in. The more “traditional” teams i.e., Chicago, Green Bay, Dallas, appear virtually unchanged. Overall, there aren’t a...