Found July 25, 2013 on State of the Texans:
The #Texans also signed NT Daniel Muir & CB Elbert Mack. The 2 have a combined 13 yrs worth of NFL experience. — Drew Dougherty (@DoughertyDrew) July 25, 2013 The Houston Texans have signed two new players to open up training camp, in free agent nose tackle Daniel Muir and cornerback Elbert Mack.  Daniel Muir is in his 5th NFL season out of Kent State where he has played for the Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts and New York Jets. The 29-year-old nose tackle is 6-3 and 322 lbs. and looks to take the place of the recently departed Sunny Harris who was released earlier in the week.  Muir will be competing for the back up nose tackle position with a host of other players behind starter Earl Mitchell. He has appeared in 46 NFL game and has started 26, all of those starts came with the Colts. Elbert Mack Also the Texans signed cornerback Elbert Mack who is entering his 5th season in the NFL. Mack has played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New Orleans Saints. Mack is 5-10 and 175 lbs. and looks to join a very deep secondary and compete for the last spot in the group. Mack has played 65 games while starting 6 with 85 total tackles, 6 career interceptions with 2 touchdowns to his credit. With these moves the Texans had to release second year tight end Phillip Supernaw after he was injured during OTAs with a foot injury.

Williams and Montgomery Cleared for Camp

Texans moved 3rd-rd picks OT Brennan Williams and OLB Sam Montgomery to active roster. Williams passed physical after knee surgery. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) July 25, 2013 The Houston Texans have moved 3rd round daft picks Brennan Williams and Sam Montgomery to the active roster after both were initially not on it. Sam Montgomery Williams was recovering from knee surgery...

D.J. Swearinger Talks to SOTT

Houston Texans rookie D.J. Swearinger talked to SOTT after his first training camp practice. Swearinger talked about the playbook, expectations, the city of Houston and South Carolina.   You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans.  

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Very little turnover from the 2012 season, the 2013 cornerbacks are together again for another shot.   Cornerbacks Johnathan Joseph 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...

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Foster, Reed start camp on PUP

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Arian Foster Still Hindered by Calf Strain

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LB Cushing back for Texans after knee injury

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