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53-Man Roster Cuts Saturday

The NFL mandated 53-man roster trim is set for Saturday, and the Texans’ front office have lots a work ahead of them.  For the most part, many cuts will be predictable. However, the Texans have loads of talent, concentrated in certain positions, leaving the possibility of seeing many good players released.  The Texans are talent […]

McNair Calls Out Mario Williams for Lacking Cushing-Like Intensity

There goes another shot at Mario Williams’ intensity and passion for the game.  Since his earliest days in the NFL for the Texans, Williams’ on-the-field intensity has been questioned.  On Sunday, Matt Loede brought you the report from the National Football Post that Texans owner Bob McNair is pleased with the passion second-year outside linebacker […]

Amobi Okoye a Player to Watch in Camp

Yahoo! Sports reports that one player to watch out for is DT Amobi Okoye as he gets set to enter his 4th season: Defensive tackle Amobi Okoye: He turned 23 in June, but he’s entering a fourth season that should tell if he’s going to be a run-down only player or finally will become a […]

Texans Want a Lot More from Amobi Okoye

The Texans are not taking a very soft patient stance with Amobi Okoye, and they are saying they want to see a lot more from the 23-year-old this season, this 4th in the NFL for the former first round pick: The Houston Texans are taking a hard line stance with Amobi Okoye: either produce or […]

Okoye Says He’s Ready to Reach Another Level as a Player

The Houston Chronicle reports that Amobi Okoye is ready to put excuses aside and have a big season: It is easy to run down the list of reasons — not excuses, legitimate reasons — that Amobi Okoye has yet to play like a high-end top-10 NFL draft pick. Okoye won’t list them, and he doesn’t […]

Progress Being Made by Okoye After Surgery

The Chronicle gives an update on the progress after surgery for DT Amobi Okoye: Texans coach Gary Kubiak also sees progress by defensive tackle Amobi Okoye after a slow start to his camp following offseason surgery. “He’s practicing better,” Kubiak said. “The first few days, I didn’t think he was himself, but then he settled […]

DT Okoye Has Soreness in Knee

The Houston Chronicle reports that defensive tackle Amobi Okoye has a sore left knee that may require an MRI. Okoye said he has developed soreness in his knee while running in the Texans’ conditioning program. “There’s a little soreness there,” he said. “Hopefully, it’s nothing big. We’re taking a look at it. Going out there […]

Texans DT Amobi Okoye Working to Be an Impact Player in 2009

Today’s Houston Chronicle reports that DT Amobi Okoye is working hard to be a force in 2009: Texans defensive tackle Amobi Okoye is working to position himself for a better season this year, and listening to advice offered by new defensive coordinator Frank Bush and new defensive line coach Bill Kollar. “Me and (Kollar) spoke […]