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With new depth, Washington Redskins can climb from the bottom of the NFC East

Things keep shaping up for the Redskins as the 2014 NFL season is still moving at a crawl. The focus on adding depth to the team had been a significant change in the teams culture, nevertheless they added a cherry on top. At first it was the changing NFC East landscape that lent a hand to the Redskins future promise, where the moves of their rivals allowed for half the work to be...
Via cover32 - Redskins
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Get Defensive in Free Agency

The Washington Redskins spent Thursday addressing many of their defensive needs in free agency, though they still did not get the veteran safety so many believe they need. [Including me.] Washington signed ILB Darryl Sharpton from the Houston Texans, CB Tracy Porter from the Oakland Raiders, DL Clifton Geathers from the Philadelphia Eagles and, finally, DL Jason Hatcher from the...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Free Agency Day 4: Several Visits at Redskins Park today

After a whirlwind Thursday afternoon that saw the Washington redskins reach contract agreements with CB Tracy Porter, LB Darryl Sharpton, and DL Jason Hatcher, the Redskins have three free agents visiting today. Visits Yesterday: Besides the three above listed players that inked deals in Washington, the Redskins also hosted DE Spencer Abraham and S Ryan Clark.  We fully expect decisions...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Free Agency: There is a Pulse (Day 3)

Here is the light day of movement for the Houston Texans in day three of free agency.   Day Three - NFLPA records has the Texans cap space at $12,252,626.00 as of this evening. - Joe Mays who signed with the Kansas City Chiefs had this to say about the process landing with them. “There was interest from a couple of teams, including Houston; they wanted to bring me back in,...
Via State of the Texans
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins Agree To Terms With LB Darryl Sharpton

  Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Redskins and LB Darryl Sharpton have agreed to terms on a one-year deal. PFT adds that Sharpton’s one-year deal will pay him $2 million for the 2014 season. Sharpton, 26, was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth-round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He has spent the past four years with in Houston and managed to put together his best...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Opportunity Knocks For a Few Texans

The Houston Texans’ season could not get any more bleak than what it is right now, and the team is currently sitting at the number one overall draft pick after their tenth straight loss. Players have changed and there has been a semi youth movement put into place by the Texans to see what they have with some players. Once again, the Texans are depending on finishing the season...
Via State of the Texans
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

The Rundown: Groundhog Day (Patriots Edition)

This is not about losses anymore for the Houston Texans, this has turned into the same story each week with all of the outcomes the same. The Texans now sit in the driver’s seat for the 1st overall pick  for the 2014 NFL draft and have four games left to see how this disastrous season comes to a close. The offense started hot and the defense slowed Tom Brady and company in the...
Via State of the Texans
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Injury Report

The Houston Texans are set to square off against division rival Jacksonville tomorrow, and will look to shed the weight of an eight-game losing streak. The Texans will finish their 2013 campaign without two of their brightest stars, with running back Arian Foster and inside linebacker Brian Cushing suffering season-ending injuries.  The Texans will be looking to stop the Jaguars’...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Replacing Cushing: Darryl Sharpton Steps in for Texans

Houston Texans’ middle linebacker Brian Cushing is one of the best run-stuffing linebackers in the entire NFL. It isn’t crazy to think that the Texans will suffer a drop-off defensively as he takes the next eight months to recover from a torn LCL and broken fibula. Stepping into his big shoes will be inside linebacker Darryl Sharpton, and he and Joe Mays must take their game...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Gameday Prep: Chargers Edition

The Houston Texans are primed and ready to kick off the 2013 NFL season against the San Diego Chargers. The Texans are looking for a win and are 2-3 all time on Monday Night Football. The Texans still have to prove that when the National lights come on they can produce. They have struggled some in the past. Here are some things for your Gameday Prep against the Chargers.   Texans...
Via State of the Texans
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Training Camp: Day Twelve

The Houston Texans wrapped up their work week and used today’s practice to prepare for their upcoming preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings. The practice consisted of fine tuning the offense and defense against what the Vikings could do on Friday. The breeze was nice and made for a quick day for the Texans.   Camp Notes - Head Coach Gary Kubiak said they would probably...
Via State of the Texans
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Training Camp: Day Ten

The Houston Texans have taken one step closer to the preseason kickoff against the Minnesota Vikings. There are two more practices before they board the flight and then the season will finally kick off for all of the fans to see.     Camp Notes - The offense looked sluggish today against the defense. With a couple of drops from Andre Johnson and misfires from Matt Schaub to...
Via State of the Texans
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Training Camp: Day Nine

After a short break for the Houston Texans, they have started preparing for a trip for their first preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings. The day started out in shells and after some contact, they stripped their pads with the Texas heat creeping in.   Camp Notes - The camp day was highlighted with the return of inside linebacker Darryl Sharpton who was activated off of the...
Via State of the Texans
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Training Camp: Day 6

The second day of open camp lead to the Houston Texans waiting on a much awaited arrival of reinforcements on the inside linebacker position. The deal was finalized yesterday and it led to much anticipation for today’s morning practice.     Camp Notes Joe Mays - It didn’t take long for people to realize who Joe Mays was and despite his short stature he is built solid. Mays...
Via State of the Texans
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Training Camp: Day Two

Day two of Houston Texans training camp started with early rain showers before camp started but the first part of practice was held outside. Special teams work continued inside the Methodist Training Center with the final practice of the day coming later in the day. The Texans once again had a good day and came out without any major injuries.   Camp Notes - Ed Reed (Hip), Arian...
Via State of the Texans
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Texans signed one of the best inside linebackers in the draft as a UDFA

The Houston Texans didn’t waste much time when signing Ja’Gared Davis.  Davis from Southern Methodist is not short on honors. He was named a First Team All-Conference USA pick in his senior season, where he amassed 71 tackles, 2 sacks, 3 fumbles, and 2 interceptions in his final year as a Mustang. Despite the fact that Defensive End Margus Hunt received the majority of the...
Via NFL Draft Zone
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharpton Ready To Move Past Injuries

If there is one Houston Texans player that is under a microscope for the upcoming 2013 season, look no further than inside linebacker Darryl Sharpton. Sharpton was ready to be the linebacker that took the torch from DeMeco Ryans in 2012 to play next to Brian Cushing. Things for the Texans’ defense and Sharpton have not gone as planned and left some questions if the four-year...
Via State of the Texans
June 03, 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...
Via State of the Texans
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

What To Watch Heading into OTAs

On Monday, the Houston Texans open their 2013 OTAs and more football news to come out before training camp opens. The Texans have 10 practices that make up OTAs on the following dates: May 20th- May 21st, May 23rd (Practices 1-3) May 27th- May 29th (Practices 4-6) June 3rd – June 6th (Practices 7-10) A new season is upon Houston and, with rookie mini-camp in the books, the Texans...
Via State of the Texans
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Darryl Sharpton Still Not Cleared by Doctors

Houston Texans inside linebacker Darryl Sharpton has still not be cleared by doctors according to defensive coordinator Wade Phillips in his interview on Sports Radio 610 in Houston. Big takeaway from the Wade Phillips interview was that ILB Darryl Sharpton hasn’t been cleared for offseason work. — Seth Payne (@PayneNFL) May 13, 2013   Sharpton was injured in the a regular season...
Via State of the Texans
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Drafting for the Texans; The Positional Outlook

There are many names floating around from analyst on who the Houston Texans might take at #27 overall in next week’s 2013 NFL Draft. Staying away from names of prospects, we decided to look at the positional needs of the Texans and which ones are the most important for the team’s success. If there is one thing Texans fans are realizing, the #27 pick is not as clear as people...
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April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Drafting for the Texans; The Positional Outlook

There are many names floating around from analyst on who the Houston Texans might take at #27 overall in next week 2013 NFL Draft. Staying away from names of prospects, we decided to look at the positional needs of the Texans and which ones are the most important for the team’s success. If there is one thing Texans fans are realizing the #27 pick is not as clear as people think...
Via State of the Texans
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Enter 2013 NFL Draft With Some Depth At Linebacker

The Houston Texans will head into the upcoming 2013 NFL Draft with at least four inside linebackers on the roster after re-signing linebacker Tim Dobbins to a one-year deal, Dobbins’ agent David Carter announced Wednesday. Dobbins has appeared in 29 contests (with six starts—all last year) and registered 55 tackles, one interception and one forced fumble over the last...
Via Gridiron Grit
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans’ Darryl Sharpton says he’s 100 percent healthy

According to Nick Scurfield of HoustonTexans.com, linebacker Darryl Sharpton says he’s 100 percent healthy after suffering a season-ending hip injury in 2012. The 25 year-old Sharpton only played in seven games last season and recorded 28 tackles and 1 interception.     Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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