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The Houston Texans have signed second-round draft choice D.J. Swearinger and third-rounder Brennan Williams on Tuesday.
All nine of Houston's draft picks are now under contract with training camp beginning Friday.
Swearinger, a safety at South Carolina taken 57th overall, had 79 tackles, two interceptions, seven pass breakups, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries for the nation's second-ranked defense. He finished his career with 244 tackles, six interceptions and four forced fumbles in 52 games, including 33 starts.
Offensive tackle Williams was selected 89th overall out of North Carolina. He started 22 games for the Tar Heels at right tackle.
On Monday, Houston signed its top selection, wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins of Clemson.
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Texans placed Earl Okine on physically unable to perform list
— Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) July 22, 2013
Undrafted rookie defensive end, Earl Okine...
#Texans announce rookie OL Brennan Williams will start training camp on PUP. Had his knee cleaned out this offseason.
— Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) July 23, 2013
The Houston Texans have announced that rookie Brennan Williams will being the 2013 on the PUP list to start the preseason. Williams was injured on the second day of rookie mini camp, and was unable to come back...
The Houston Texans finished signing their 2013 draft class today by getting safety D.J. Swearinger and offensive lineman Brennan Williams under contract.
Texans have signed S DJ Swearinger and OT Brennan Williams.
— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) July 22, 2013
The Texans took Swearinger in the second round and Williams in the third round during this past April’s draft.
The Houston Texans have some company this year. I know you have heard me say that before, but I firmly believe this is a team that will compete with Indianapolis for the AFC South crown. That does not mean this is a team that is going to perish under the pressure of competition. This is an extremely talented team that needs to take that next leap forward and move farther in the playoffs...
According to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, the Houston Texans have agreed to terms with rookie first round pick, wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins.
First-round pick WR DeAndre Hopkins has signed 4-yr deal with Houston
— Jason Cole (@JasonPhilCole) July 22, 2013
While it seems like Andre Johnson is slowing down a little, the Texans need Hopkins to come in and make a difference.
Very little turnover from the 2012 season, the 2013 cornerbacks are together again for another shot.
Joseph played the majority of the 2012 season with sports hernias which slowed him down during the season. He is still one of the top cornerbacks in the NFL and a big reason for the change in the mentality of the defense. He had off season procedures...
Football here in Houston has been littered with upset after upset when it comes to completing the ultimate goal which is getting to the Super Bowl and winning it. If I were to do a poll on this topic, I’m sure that there would be an outpouring of responses. The responses would range from how they felt, to what they did, and where they were at during the time some of these failures...
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans signed first-round pick receiver DeAndre Hopkins on Monday, giving them seven of nine 2013 draft picks now under contract.
Hopkins, who left Clemson after his junior season, is a deep threat who could be the complement for star receiver Andre Johnson that the Texans long have sought.
He caught 82 passes and set school records with 1,405 yards...
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2. Texans - Arian Foster, Hou (8) posted another season with at least 1,600 total yards and 12 total touchdowns. A bit of a red flag on Foster is that we’ve seen his rushing average decline over the past...
John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported on Twitter Monday morning that the Houston Texans signed the 27th overall pick in this year’s draft, DeAndre Hopkins, to a four year deal.
Per McClain, the deal is worth $7.62 million with a $3.92 million signing bonus. What’s more, the first 3 years are guaranteed.
The former Clemson wideout will look to complement Andre Johnson...
According to the Houston Chronicle, the Texans coaching staff doesn't want Arian Foster setting another career high in carries this season like he did last year with 351.Fantasy Spin:Foster has produced 44 rushing touchdowns and six receiving scores in 45 games over the last three seasons, so he'll have major fantasy value even with a reduction in carries. If he can get his...
When the Texans take the field Friday for the first of two-a-day practices, coach Gary Kubiak has a couple of concerns he knows must be addressed during training camp and preseason.
The first concern involves getting all of the injured players healthy. Kubiak’s philosophy is to bring along injured players slowly, even if they’re 100 percent, such as inside linebacker Brian Cushing...
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The Houston Texans may not have made the most headlines during the 2013 NFL Draft, but they seemed to exceed expectations, address almost all of their needs and get great value throughout the three-day festivities. We knew well in advance which position the Texans were going to go with their first round pick, but we weren’t exactly sure which receiver was going to hear his name...
Reaching the playoffs for the last two seasons has made the Houston Texans hungry to do much more in 2013.
''I think we'll always be disappointed if we're not a Super Bowl team, because that's our goal,'' owner Bob McNair said.
As they prepare for the start of camp this week, they certainly have the talent to be among the league's best this season...