Looking Closer at Brooks Reed

“Brooks Reed is, well, Brooks Reed.” That comment really made us think about what outside linebacker Brooks Reed really is for the Houston Texans. Reed is entering his third season for the Texans and there has been plenty of talk on where Reed’s production has gone since his rookie season in 2011. Here we are guilty of being tough on Reed and pointed out he has done very...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans’ Brooks Reed ‘100 percent’ following groin surgery

Houston Texans linebacker Brooks Reed underwent surgery to repair his torn groin in January following the end of the team’s season. Now, as the Texans begin OTAs today, Reed is recovered and completely healthy, according to Dave Zangaro of CSN Houston. The procedure was revealed by defensive coordinator Wade Phillips last week, and Reed told reporters yesterday that he underwent...
Via NFL Injury Report
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Brooks Reed 100 percent healthy following groin surgery

According to, Texans linebacker Brooks Reed is 100 percent healthy following groin surgery that he underwent back in January. “I’m alright. Groin’s OK,” Reed said. “I hurt it way back on Thanksgiving Day. It’s been a while so I’ve had a lot of time to recover.” “I didn’t think about it then,” he said. “It shouldn’t be anything to worry about...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Sources: Texans Thinking of Moving Reed

We just had @nfldraftscout on from radio row and he told us his sources indicated that Texans considering moving Brooks Reed inside — Lance Zierlein (@LanceZierlein) January 29, 2013   As I told @lancezierlein, #Texans are considering moving Brooks Reed to ILB if they can re-sign OLB Connor Barwin. — Matt Miller (@nfldraftscout) January 29, 2013   This move is contingent on...
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January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Injury Report: Brooks Reed Set to Return

Houston Texans linebacker Brooks Reed will return from a groin injury today against the Minnesota Vikings, reports John McClain of The Houston Chronicle. Outside linebacker Brooks Reed said after practice Thursday he’s 100 percent and ready to go. He missed three games with a groin injury that had been bothering him before it sidelined him in the victory at Detroit on Nov. 22...
Via NFL Injury Report
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans lose Brooks Reed for 3-4 weeks

According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, the Houston Texans will be without linebacker Brooks Reed for the next 3-4 weeks after suffering a groin injury. Texans D takes a hit — Brooks Reed expected to miss 3-4 weeks with a groin injury. No surgery, but tough loss as home-field race heats up. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) November 23, 2012 This is another big blow to the...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Brooks Reed Out For a Month

According to NFL Network’s Albert Breer,   Texans D takes a hit — Brooks Reed expected to miss 3-4 weeks with a groin injury. No surgery, but tough loss as home-field race heats up. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) November 23, 2012   This is a big blow for a thin outside linebacker position group, and it looks like rookie Whitney Mercilus will replace Reed in the starting...
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November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans Injury Report: Brooks Reed Out With Groin Injury

The Houston Texans came away with the win on Thanksgiving day against the Detroit Lions.  They pushed their record to 9-1 on the season.  However, it wasn't all good news for Houston.  Brooks Reed had to exit the game and could not return due to an injury. According to, Reed suffered a groin injury in the first quarter of the game.  He was unable to return.  His...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Reed leaves vs. Lions with groin injury

Houston linebacker Brooks Reed has left its game against the Detroit Lions with a groin injury. His return is questionable. Reed appeared to be favoring his left leg as he gingerly walked toward the sideline in the first quarter Thursday. He later was carted toward the locker room. The Texans were already down a linebacker because starter Tim Dobbins was inactive because of a shoulder...
Via Fox Sports
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

The Emergence of Brooks Reed

  When the Houston Texans selected Brooks Reed out of the University of Arizona in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Texans’ fan base went scrambling to find out who he was. The second round draft pick, the 42nd overall selection matched his college number #42, was a potential late first round draft pick who slid to the [...]
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November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

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