NFL Notes: 49ers, Dolphins, Falcons, Giants, Ravens & Redskins

49ers TE Vernon Davis said that his ankle is “way better,” and reportedly wasn’t showing any signs of a limp on Tuesday. (Cam Inman) Dolphins Head Coach Joe Philbin will not name QB Ryan Tannehill as his starter this week, noting only that they will play “the best 46 guys.” (Armando Salguero) Falcons Falcons signed OT Reid Fragel to their practice squad and waived OT Terren...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nine players named to Baltimore Ravens practice squad

Yesterday we reported that the Baltimore Ravens had shaved down their roster to 53 players in preparation for the regular season. The next roster moves due for NFL teams is deciding who will play on their practice squads. Here’s a primer on practice squad rules, per The Daily Norseman: Practice squad players are just that. . .guys that practice with the team. They don’t...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens sign nine to their practice squad

The Ravens moved quick to land their practice squad. The team re-signed their draft pick Keith Wenning. QB Keith Wenning DT A.J. Pataiali’i G Ryan Jensen CB Tramain Jacobs TE Phillip Supernaw RB Fitz Toussaint OLB John Simon CB Deji Olatoye DT Jamie Meder The post Ravens sign nine to their practice squad appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

After rookies, Ravens still have money to spend

The estimation at the outset of the draft process and the tail end of free agency — after the Ravens had already made most of their moves — was that Ozzie would have roughly $3 million in salary cap to use after inking all of his rookies. So, as we stand now, let’s see how that figure holds up. According to Aaron Wilson, the Baltimore Ravens are currently working with $5.488...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Signing for veteran depth—the Ravens way…

Scott Brown (the reporter for the Pittsburgh Steelers) ironically was the one who just broke the news on Monday afternoon that the Ravens signed veteran guard Will Rackley. Ht: 6′ 3″ Wt: 310 Age: 24 Born: 10/11/1989, Riverdale, Georgia College: Lehigh NFL Experience: 4th season Drafted: 2011 – Rd 3 (76th overall by the Jaguars) Salary: $639,934 This is a value signing...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Announce Six Roster Moves

  The Ravens announced six roster moves on Monday including three signings and three players who were waived. Baltimore added RB Shaun Chapas, OG Will Rackley and TE Phillip Supernaw to their roster.  Rackley, 24, has the most experience of the trio after starting 25-of-26 games for the Jaguars during his stay with the team. Chapas, 26, was drafted in the seventh round of the...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Cut Six Players

The Houston Texans have released six players heading into their rookie camp this weekend. The following players were released by the team: Chad Spann, Running Back Ray Graham, Running Back Loyce Means, Cornerback Steven Terrell, Safety Rico Richardson, Wide Receiver (picture above) Phillip Supernaw, Tight End All five worked at the Texans voluntary mini camp prior to the draft.
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Cut Six Players

  According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans have released six players on Wednesday including: TE Phillip Supernaw, RB Ray Graham, WR Rico Richardson, CB Loyce Means, FB Chad Spann and S Steven Terrell. Supernaw, 24, signed with the Texans last March, but would only appear in one game during the 2013 season. Graham, 23, signed with the Texans as an undrafted...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Supernaw & Spann Promoted to 53 Man Roster

The #Texans placed Brad Smelley and Garrett Graham on injured reserve. They’ll promote RB Chad Spann and TE Phillip Supernaw from p squad. — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) December 27, 2013   To end the season, the Houston Texans made slight changes to their 53 man roster by promoting tight end Phillip Supernaw and running back Chad Spann from the practice squad.  Both...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans to Bring Back Phillip Supernaw

“@PatDStat: @PSupernaw11 you back?”   The Houston Texans will be bringing back tight end Phillip Supernaw to the practice squad, but it will not be official until announced by the team. Supernaw will be placed on the practice squad after Brad Smelley was promoted to the active roster last week before the Indianapolis game. Supernaw, in his second year out of Ouachita...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Texans’ Tight End Outlook

In this segment we look at the Houston Texans tight ends.   The Tight Ends   Owen Daniels Daniels has been the picture of consistency for the Texans offense in the passing game, and has put together some solid seasons. This season should open up some more space for Daniels with some added skill players to the mix. He is one of Schaub’s favorite targets and this year should not...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans OTAs: Day 10 Recap

The Houston Texans wrapped up their 10th and final OTA of the year and it was the start of some serious Texas hit rolling in for the summer. The Texans used the last day as walk through with no helmets, but hats and headbands were worn by the team. It was a full practice schedule but at a slower pace, but there was plenty of learning on the field. The team looked rejuvenated on the...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Sign TE Adam Shiltz

Per his agent Frederick Lyles, the #Texans have signed Adam Schiltz, a tight end out of Emporia State. — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) June 5, 2013   According to the Houston Chronicle’s Tania Ganguli, the Houston Texans have signed tight end Adam Schiltz. Schiltz is a rookie free agent from Emporia State who had 44 receptions for 560 yards and four touchdowns this season. The...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans OTAs: Day Four Recap

Texans practice facility on a nice breezy day today at OTAs. Heading into week two and OTA #4 for the Houston Texans, all of the news centered around the exit of one key offensive starter during practice. The Memorial day weekend, the Texans heat and humidity set some players back during practice, mainly the younger players. It was a sluggish practice that had it’s moments of good...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans OTAs: Day Two Recap

Today was day number two and practice number two for the Houston Texans OTAs. There was some news today out of camp and one scary collision that left one Texans player left for further evaluation. Also, some key veterans took the day off to observe practice but helped when needed with the younger players. The temperature was a little humid and the wind once again provided a nice...
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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Rookie Mini Camp Notes: Day 3

The Houston Texans finished up their three-day mini camp for rookies, first year players and veteran tryouts. The three days was a crash course for these players and gave them a small sample size of life in the NFL, but it was a good start for some rookies.   Day Three Notes - The day belonged to rookie quarterback Collin Klein, who started his camp off slow. Today he stood in...
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May 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Draft: Ryan Griffin

With the 201st pick Ryan Griffin The Houston Texans select tight end, from University of Connecticut, Ryan Griffin. Griffin is a big target who has size and height who can play the ball in the air and be a nice target in the passing game. He is also has some ability to run block from the tight end position, which could be a big asset for the team moving forward. Griffin was on...
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April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Bring Back Phillip Supernaw

The Houston Texans have resigned tight end Phillip Supernaw for the upcoming 2013 season. Supernaw was signed as an undrafted free agent from Ouachita Baptist University and impressed enough thorough preseason to make it on the practice squad out of 2012 training camp. His time on the practice squad was cut short after he injured his right foot (stress fracture) that landed...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Bring Back Logan Brock

The Houston Texans brought back tight end Logan Brock to the practice squad to fill a void that was left by rookie tight end Phillip Supernaw who was injured in practice this week. Supernaw beat out Logan for an invite back to the practice squad after cuts were made after the final preseason game. Brock is a 6-3 and 248 lbs. and he was signed before camp out of TCU, where he...
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October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Meet and Greet: The Texans Practice Squad

The cuts and claims appear to be done for the time being and the Houston Texans have set their 53 active roster and set up their practice squad for the 2012 season. There is actually one spot that is still open if the Texans choose to fill it, but for the time being there are seven players on the squad. Even though they are not on the active team, they are still an important part...
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September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Sign OT Ryan Harris, Fill Seven Spots on Practice Squad

In the immediate aftermath of league-wide release day, the Houston Texans have made several moves to sure up their roster for the 2012 season. First, the team signed former Denver Broncos offensive tackle Ryan Harris. Additionally, the Texans have signed seven out of a maximum eight players to their practice squad, all players that spent the preseason with the team but were waived...
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September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans Practice Squad Announced

The wait is over as the Houston Texans filled their 2012 practice squad, and there are some familiar names on the list.   Quick note on the practice squad. Practice squad contracts are negotiable but the minimum is $5700/week & players live week to week. Can be released anytime — David Canter (@davidcanter) September 1, 2012       Practice Squad Case Keenum, Quarterback...
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans Players to Watch: Texans vs. Vikings

  The window is closing on the preseason and plenty of NFL careers by Friday when the Houston Texans roster must be trimmed to 53. With 75 on the current roster, decisions are to me made that will impact the franchise and futures of NFL players after the final whistle on Thursday. The Minnesota Vikings are coming to town for the final assessment to be made on bubble and practice...
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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Training Camp: 3 Days until Showtime

Out at training camp today, at the half way point of “game week”, the Houston Texans were working hard today despite the rising temperature as practice continued. Plenty of small notes to pass around today from camp.         Inside Linebacker Concern Shawn Loiseau #90 Today with Keyaron Fox going down with a “significant” knee injury, Brian Cushing spending the night...
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August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Rookie Texans on Twitter

Here are the new twitter handles of all the new Houston Texans Rookies   Whitney Mercilus @Merci380 DeVier Posey @DPo8 Ben Jones @benjones60 Keshawn Martin @KeshawnMartin82 Jared Crick @JrodVCrick Randy Bullock @randybullock28 Nick Mondek @Mondek62 Dwight Jones @Jones83_ Phillip Supernaw  @PSupernaw11 Mario Louis @meezy_uno Tracy Robertson  @breakingboizoff Nate Menkin...
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May 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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