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It’s that time of year where the draft season starts taking over and sets the tone for the upcoming 2013 season for the Houston Texans. With speculation and projections for the upcoming draft prospects it will be a long ride until late April and the 2013 NFL Draft.
The Texans are picking 27th overall and have at least 10 picks in the draft, due to compensation picks from lost free agents. General Manager Rick Smith and the scouting department get to show what they are made of for three days in April, with majority of their work happening during the college season.
We look at the “Rick Smith Era” with his draft picks since 2007, and see if we can get an idea where or what he might be looking at.
To understand the map the colored states are where the Texans have drafted players from. The Red indicates that only one player was taken from that state, the Blue indicates more than one player was taken and the number indicates how many players.
* 25 states are...
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A lot of people will point to the Texans as a classic case of peaking too early. After an 11-1 start, they finished 1-3 and dropped all the way down the 3rd seed. After a less than impressive win over the Bengals in the post-season, they lost convincingly in New England to the Patriots. However, their problems started well before the final 4 weeks of the regular season and the post...
According to ProFootballWeekly.com, the Houston Texans will make re-signing safety Glover Quin a priority this offseason.
We hear the top priority is to re-sign FS Glover Quin. There simply isn’t another safety on the roster that has the type ofdiverse skill set that Quin does. He is smart, with good leadership skills and the ability to defend both the run and the pass. The Texans...
Hindsight is 20-20 and for the Houston Texans the 2012 cap situation put the team in some bad spots, and forced their hand to make some moves. We understand in a perfect world you want to keep everyone, but this is the NFL and there has to be moves made for the greater good of the organization.
We list the top five moves that if the Texans could re-do they would at least take a look...
According to Pro Football Weekly the Texans are expected to make retaining FS Glover Quin a priority this offseason.
Houston is entering the free agency period with at least five starters set to become unrestricted free agents. He is considered by many as smart, with good leadership skills and the ability to defend both the run and pass.
Quin, 27, has become a full time starter...
Houston Texans tight end Owen Daniels has been added to the AFC roster for this Sunday's Pro Bowl.
Daniels will make his second Pro Bowl appearance (2008) and becomes the ninth Texan chosen this season. Left tackle Duane Brown, running back Arian Foster, receiver Andre Johnson, cornerback Johnathan Joseph, center Chris Myers, quarterback Matt Schaub, left guard Wade Smith and...
When the Houston Texans were sitting at 11-1 and looking ready to smash every expectation set for them before the season, I pictured that this season review would end up a lot differently than it will now. With the way the last six weeks of the 2012 campaign went, it was like a tale of two teams. But in being the same roster and the same team, Houston fizzled the last quarter of...
Here is a list of players the Houston Texans have started gathering information from at the 2013 Senior Bowl.
The #Texans and every NFL teams mission during this draft time. Talk to as many prospects as they can. 150, the # given to @shanephallam.
— PDS (@PatDStat) January 20, 2013
According to @alexdunlapnfl the #Texans scouts are having a good deal of dialogue with ...
Over the past two seasons teams have found top defensive ends in the Draft.In 2011, the Houston Texans drafted J.J. Watt, and has not been disappointed with his play. In 2012 Watt had 81 tackles, four forced fumbles and 20.5 sacks. His play over the season has earned him AFC Defensive Player of the Year, and a trip to Hawaii for the Pro Bowl.In 2012, the Seattle Seahawks added Bruce...
All I heard leading up to both games verses the Houston Texans was how the Patriots had better fear JJ Watt and his ability to get after the QB and also to swat the ball down. That’s the main reason I’m so happy the Patriots pummeled the Texans so I didn’t have to hear such a fluff story again because the people at ESPN have nothing else to say. Leading up to this game the...