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The Philadelphia Eagles: Grading the Brandon Brooks signing

The Philadelphia Eagles offensive line under-performed this season after cutting guards Evan Mathis and Todd Herremans. In order to give their line a much needed boost, the team signed the massive 6’5 335 Houston Texans’ offensive guard Brandon Brooks to a five year 40 million dollar deal. Despite his enormous stature Brandon Brooks is a physical freak. He ran a 4.89 40 at the...
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Texans guard Brooks returns to practice Wednesday

Houston Texans starting right guard Brandon Brooks returned to practice Wednesday after missing the team's Sunday's 30-21 loss to the Buffalo Bills due to illness.Brooks spent Sunday night in a Buffalo hospital after experiencing symptoms including nausea and vomiting prior to the game. The four-year veteran said food poisoning has been ruled out, but he's awaiting test results to...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans guard Brooks out of hospital, back in Houston

Houston Texans guard Brandon Brooks, who was taken to the hospital prior to Sunday's 30-21 loss to the Bills with nausea, was back in Houston Monday after staying overnight in Buffalo.Per the Houston Chronicle, Texans head coach Bill O'Brien said it's too early to determine if Brooks will be able to play in Houston's Week 14 matchup with the New England Patriots.“I think he was...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans guard Brooks taken to the hospital after feeling ill

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Houston Texans starting right guard Brandon Brooks will not play against Buffalo on Sunday after being taken to the hospital because of an illness. The team made the announcement after Brooks was listed as inactive to play against the Bills. Brooks' illness was not disclosed. Brooks had arrived at Ralph Wilson Stadium when he began not feeling well. Backup...
Via Associated Press
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Watt back at practice, expected to play Sunday against Titans

J.J. Watt was back at practice for the Houston Texans on Friday, and it’s expected he’ll play and start Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, per a tweet from Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. Watt was held out of practice all week until Friday with a back injury, suffered in last Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins. The team, and Watt, has said all week that he would...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

O'Brien can smile after win, healthier team outlook

HOUSTON (AP) A win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers isn't the only thing Texans coach Bill O'Brien is upbeat about. The team is close to being at full strength ahead of Week 4's matchup with the Falcons. Running back Arian Foster, tackle Duane Brown and guard Brandon Brooks are hopeful to play Sunday. O'Brien said of Foster playing at Atlanta: ''I think we're close. I don't know that...
Via Associated Press
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans' Brooks treating contract year like being a high school senior

Houston Texans guard Brandon Brooks enters the final year of his contract with a philosophical take on his future. "I know it's cliché to say, but the only thing that changes for me, I just look at this year (as if) it's really like being a senior in high school," Brooks said, via ESPN. "Just kind of the way I look at it. Leave it all out there and what happens after the season...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

This NFL expert says Brandon Brooks is being sold short as one of the league’s best

For the Houston Texans, right guard has been one of their most solid positions, thanks to Brandon Brooks. In back to back seasons, Brooks has started all 15 games for the Texans. We can also throw in the fact that he has two fumble recoveries and a tackle, as a right guard. AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: The NFL’s divisions are not all created equally Top 10 in 2015: The NFL...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans have high expectations for Brandon Brooks

The Houston Texans may have some uncertainty along the offensive line with the departure of veteran center Chris Myers, but head coach Bill O'Brien is confident with what he'll be getting from right guard Brandon Brooks.O'Brien told Texans' season ticket holders that he's expecting big things from Brooks this season."Brandon Brooks has come back in here in great shape," O'Brien said...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston guard Brooks injured against Ravens

HOUSTON (AP) Texans guard Brandon Brooks left Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens midway through the first quarter with a left ankle injury, and his return is questionable. Brooks, a three-year veteran, was slow to get up after suffering the injury during a 5-yard run by Arian Foster. Brooks limped off the field midway through the quarter and then slowly walked to the locker...
Via Associated Press
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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