Found September 05, 2013 on State of the Texans:
Kubiak said Wade Smith is fine, took the full load of practice and “made one heck of a recovery.” #Texans — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) September 5, 2013   The Houston Texans look like they are getting back starting left guard Wade Smith before week one against the San Diego Chargers. Smith missed the entire preseason schedule with a minor procedure on his knee, which put Ben Jones and David Quessenberry getting the bulk of the snaps at left guard. With Quessenberry being placed on the injured reserve with a broken foot, and some inconsistent play from Jones during the preseason, that did not help an offensive line that struggled some during preseason games. Having the Pro-Bowl left guard potentially back for the season opener is a big lift for an offensive line that needs continuity to be successful. If Smith can at least get some work in on Monday night, the Texans could spell him with Ben Jones to get him through the game. A concern would be Smith’s game shape, but reports of him taking a full workload at practice is a good thing for the Texans.

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