Texans Roster Evaluation: Offensive Line

In this series, we look at current Houston Texans who are still on the roster and under contract. We look at their potential role with the new regime and what it could mean for the 2014 season.    The Houston Texans offensive line struggled for portions of the season and it was tough to watch at times. With two spots on the starting offensive line possibly changing for the 2014...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft Grade A Day | Houston Texans

POINTS SCALE Round 1: 0-5 Round 2: 0-4 Round 3: 0-3 Round 4: 0-2 Round 5: 0-1 Round 6 & 7: Same system as undrafted. Points only awarded if player was productive, no scale.   Round 1 – DeAndre “Poop” Hopkins WR, Clemson Analysis - Hopkins didn’t disappoint in year one, catching 52 balls for 802 yards and 2 scores. Score 4/5 Round 2 -  DJ Swearinger S, South...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Rookie Class Offering Little Help

This year’s Houston Texans rookie class has fallen short of expectations on the impact they would deliver to this roster. The draft class was built well at the initial glance and looked like they delivered with who they drafted. Injuries, cuts and little real contribution from the rookies have contributed to some of the slow starts for the Texans. It was hard not to be excited...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Friday Notes

The Houston Texans are going to close week one of the 2013 season in San Diego, but this gives an extra day of news compared to other teams. There has been plenty of news coming out of Houston, and majority of it is news worthy for the upcoming season.   - The Texans are still trying to figure out the severity of David Quessenberry’s foot injury, which was suffered during a non...
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September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans make final cuts to get down to 53-man roster

The Houston Texans have announced their final roster cuts on Saturday. The team released 21 players to shape their final roster.  They have also taken newly acquired safety Ed Reed off the PUP list and activated him on their roster. In addition to the cuts, the Texans placed three rookies on injured reserve to get down to 53 players on their roster. Here is a comprehensive list...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

The Rundown: End of the Preseason

The Houston Texans’ 2013 preseason is finished and they defeated the Dallas Cowboys 24-6. The big stories were the return of DeVier Posey and all of the young players fighting for their NFL futures. Some will be with the Texans and others could be headed to another NFL team. It was good to see some of the Texans rookies get work in a game setting and actually see their hard work...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Team Previews: Houston Texans

Key Additions FB Greg Jones, CB Alan Ball, S Ed Reed, P Shane Lechler, WR DeAndre Hopkins (draft), S D.J. Swearinger (draft), OT Brennan Williams (draft), DE Sam Montgomery (draft), DE/OLB Trevardo Williams(draft), OT/G/C David Quessenberry (draft) Key Losses RB Justin Forsett, WR Kevin Walter, TE James Casey, OT Rashad Butler, DE/OLB Connor Barwin, S Glover Quin, K...
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Gameday Prep: Minnesota Edition

It is finally here and the Houston Texans are scheduled to open their 2013 Preseason schedule against the Minnesota Vikings (7 p.m. kickoff). We have talked to Mike Wobscall from to catch up on what they look like and we have also given some Texans players to watch for the upcoming game.       Vikings Prep Know Your Opponent: Vikings What Texans to Watch against the...
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August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Brennan Williams Gets a MRI

OT Brennan Williams’ knee swelled up and he’s having an MRI. Kubiak says not to read too much into that. #Texans — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) July 30, 2013 Houston Texans rookie right tackle Brennan Williams had an MRI on his surgically repaired knee today after the morning session of practice. Williams injured his knee on the second day of rookie mini camp in May and...
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Brennan Williams to Start the Season on the PUP

#Texans announce rookie OL Brennan Williams will start training camp on PUP. Had his knee cleaned out this offseason. — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) July 23, 2013   The Houston Texans have announced that rookie Brennan Williams will being the 2013 on the PUP list to start the preseason. Williams was injured on the second day of rookie mini camp, and was unable to come back...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Sign 2013 Draft Class

The Houston Texans signed wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins today and will make it official tomorrow of the signings of D.J. Swearinger and Brennan Williams for the upcoming season. Here are the financials of each rookies deals.     DeAndre Hopkins, WR #10 DeAndre Hopkins CONTRACT: 4 Yr(s) / $7,620,000 SIGNING BONUS: $3,920,000 *First three years of deal are guaranteed. ...
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July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans sign rookies D.J. Swearinger, Brennan Williams

The Houston Texans finished signing their 2013 draft class today by getting safety D.J. Swearinger and offensive lineman Brennan Williams under contract. Texans have signed S DJ Swearinger and OT Brennan Williams. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) July 22, 2013 The Texans took Swearinger in the second round and Williams in the third round during this past April’s draft.   Need...
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July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Texans’ Offensive Line Outlook

There should be little change in 2013 with the entire group is back from last season. Only one position is needed to be decided for the season.   Offensive Line   Duane Brown Duane Brown Had a minor surgery at the end of OTAs to take out a bone spur, and he should be ready for training camp. Brown is a top-notch left tackle, and is the back bone of the Texans offensive line. He...
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Rookie Interested In WWE Career has an interview up with rookie NFL star Brennan Williams of the Houston Texans, who says he “100%” plans to look into a WWE career after he’s had a lengthy career playing football. “I’ve got connections to Jim Ross and Booker T now. Those are opportunities that a lot of guys otherwise wouldn’t have,” said Williams. “Some of the more talented guys [in WWE...
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Rookie Brennan Williams Interested In WWE Career has an interview up with rookie NFL star Brennan Williams of the Houston Texans, who says he "100%" plans to look into a WWE career after he's had a lengthy career playing football. "I’ve got connections to Jim Ross and Booker T now. Those are opportunities that a lot of guys otherwise wouldn’t have," said Williams. "Some of the more talented...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Henry Has A Message for The Shield, Note on The Rock’s Income, More

- Mark Henry tweeted the following on Tuesday about The Shield attacking him on RAW: “This goes out to the wwe universe an anyone that knows the shield. I will hunt you down like dogs, if it takes me forever you ass is mine.” - has ranked the highest paid actors of 2013 – and Dwyane “The Rock” Johnson came in at #5. From June ’12-’13, it’s estimated that...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Talents To WWE Update + Rock’s Insane Income

– has ranked the highest paid actors of 2013 – and Dwyane “The Rock” Johnson came in at #5. From June ’12-’13, it’s estimated that The Rock pulled in approximately $46 million. – has an interview up with rookie NFL star Brennan Williams of the Houston Texans, who says he “100%” plans to look into a WWE career after he’s had a lengthy career...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Brennan Williams Wants to Become WWE Pro Wrestler After Lengthy, Healthy NFL Career Is Over

Houston Texans offensive lineman Brennan Williams hasn’t even begun his rookie training camp yet, but he’s already got his future mapped out. Williams had mentioned back in college that if football didn’t work out, he wanted to become a pro wrestler. So far, as Williams said, “football is going pretty well.” The UNC product was the No. 89 overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft...
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Early Impression: The Impact of the Texans 2013 Draft Class

D.J. Swaeringer #36 The Houston Texans have a deep 2013 draft class and right now all have a legitimate chance to provide some key playing time in the coming season. We take an early look heading out of mini-camp on the draft class and the impact they will have heading into the 2013 season. This list is compiled without work in pads and preseason games, but our impression from the...
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June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans OTAs: Day Seven Recap

It was a hot day for the Houston Texans and probably one of the more fast paced practices of the OTAs. The Texans concentrated on red zone offense and defense which upped the intensity on the field. It was a normal off day for some veterans but the team was running full speed during the last official week of OTAs.   Day Seven - Once again, Head Coach Gary Kubiak is taking care of...
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News & Rumors: Monday 6/3

NFL Notes Ex-Seahawks WR Mike Williams has been released from the CFL’s Toronto Argonauts. (Anwar S. Richardson) Ex-Seahawks QB Josh Portis has been signed by the CFL’s Toronto Argonauts. (Adam Caplan) Bengals WR Dane Sanzenbacher is a “clone” of WR Jordan Shipley. (Paul Dehner Jr.) CB Leon Hall is practicing at OTAs after dealing with a thumb injury. (Geoff Hobson) OT...
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Select Tackle Brennan Williams in Third Round

3.27 Houston Texans Brennan Williams, OT, North Carolina (6-6, 318) Williams is a tall tackle, one that should spend his time in the NFL on the right side. His size certainly helps him out, but he may lack the talent to be a starting tackle at the NFL level. As with the case with a lot of taller players, he tends to play straight up and fail to move his feet, which results in lapses...
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May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans OTAs: Day One Recap

The Houston Texans, all 89 of them, came together for their first OTA session of the 2013 season. This is the first of 10 practices but it is a good sight to finally see more Texans football being put out on display. There are some new faces at Reliant and some that were missing, but still a new outlook for the 2013 season is at hand. Here are some early thoughts on the opening...
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May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans on the Mend

OTAs open up today for the Houston Texans and one of the big storylines heading into them are the injuries the team is dealing with. There have been offseason surgeries the team has dealt with and a few injuries that will effect the roster heading into week one. Here is a look at some injuries to watch moving forward.   Brennan Williams The drafted rookie right tackle took a...
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May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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