NT Interest Says Less About McLendon Than It Does About Fangupo

When it was reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers were meeting with a free agent nose tackle yesterday, this move was no doubt received as a bit of a pleasant surprise by many fans who question the decision to play Steve McLendon at nose tackle. As I have written previously, while McLendon is the best candidate on the roster to fulfill the duties of the nose tackle in this defense...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers 2013 Training Camp Battles: Alameda Ta’amu Versus Hebron Fangupo

In exactly 31 days the Pittsburgh Steelers will report to Latrobe for training camp, so it is now time for us to start previewing the 2013 training camp battles that will take place. First up on the list is the battle between nose tackles Alameda Ta'amu and Hebron Fangupo. Feel free to add your comments below and vote in the poll in addition. Training Camp Battle Setup: 2013...
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June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers NT Hebron Fangupo Still Trying To Break Bad Habits In OTA Sessions

Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Hebron Fangupo arrived in town late in the 2012 season via waivers from the Seattle Seahawks and ever since his arrival, we haven't heard much from him. David Todd of ESPN 970 Radio, however, managed to catch up with the BYU product last week during the first OTA session of 2013 season to see how he is adapting to the nose tackle position in the...
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May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Claim NT Hebron Fangupo Off Waivers From Seahawks

The Pittsburgh Steelers filled the 53rd spot on the roster on Saturday by claiming nose tackle Hebron Fangupo off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks. Fangupo was originally signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent this season after playing his college ball at Southern California and Brigham Young after serving a two-year Mormon mission in Philippines. The 6'...
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December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Training Camp: State of the Texans Talks to Hebron Fangupo

We had a chance to catch up with rookie nose tackle Hebron Fangupo after practice, see what the Texan rookie had to say about his transition to the NFL and why he chose the Texans as his place of destination.   Listen to the exclusive interview with Fangupo here.   You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans and is a draft analyst on Sideline Scouting.
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July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Got That Fire: Texans OTAs

Here are a few notes from Wednesday’s OTAs.   - Brian Cushing and Hebron Fangupo did not practice. The team is hoping Fangupo can return to practice next Monday. - Head Coach Gary Kubiak expects right tackle Rashad Butler to take a hold of the right tackle position despite competition from Derek Newton. Kubiak likes the fact that Butler has starter experience filling in at...
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June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans OTAs, The Red Herring Edition

Here are some quick tidbits from Houston Texans OTAs.     - It looks like UDFA, Hebron Fangupo will not be lost for the season, and looks to be sidelined until late next week. He was rolled up on during practice and ended up with a sprained MCL. - Line Backers coach Reggie Herring had some choice words about  the loss of DeMeco Ryans and the addition of Bradie James.  “I don’t...
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May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

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