Posts Tagged ‘antonio smith’

Video: Barber, Urlacher talk Antonio Smith Penalty

Ronde Barber and Brian Urlacher agree that intent needs to be considered as the NFL determines the penalty for Antonio Smith swinging a helmet at Richie Incognito.

Man Found Dead in Swimming Pool at Home of DE Antonio Smith

In a rather bizarre case, a man was found dead early on Sunday in the swimming pool at the home of Texans DE Antonio Smith. Foul play is not suspected, according to the Houston Chronicle, and authorities are investigating the apparent drowning of the victim, who was a 37-year-old male. Approximately 100 people attended a […]

Phillips Says Mario to Stay at DE; Mitchell Likely to Play NT

While changes are being made to the Texans’ defense, Mario Williams will be staying put at defensive end.  The Houston Chronicle reported today that Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said Williams won’t be standing up either. “I think Mario fits in well with what we’re going to do.  He’s a five-technique, an outside rush guy. That’s […]

McClain: Kubiak Says Smith & Cody were Most Consistent DLs on Team Last Season

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle tweeted this afternoon that Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak told the press that defensive lineman Shaun Cody was the second most consistent defensive lineman last season to Antonio Smith.  Mario Williams was not mentioned by Kubiak, although the former Pro Bowl defensive end dealt with a sports hernia […]

Texans Will Keep Defensive Line Coach Kollar

While clearing house on the defensive coaching staff, the newly hired Houston Texans defensive coordinator, Wade Phillips, assured Texans would be keeping defensive line coach Bill Kollar on staff.  Kollar improved boosted the Texans’ defensive line to be a Top 10 statistically ranked rush defense, without DeMeco Ryans for the season and Brian Cushing for four games.  […]

Video: Texans’ Defensive Playmakers Push & Shove in Blowout Loss

No, the Texans-Titans second bout didn’t end up with another Cortland Finnergan-Andre Johnson brawl; rather, the Texans’ linebacker Brian Cushing and defensive end Antonio Smith were found pushing and shoving in the Week 15 blowout loss to the Titans. The video is below.  It took place in the final seconds of the first half.  In […]

Texans Shoot Themselves in the Foot, Toss Jags the Win

The Houston Texans blew a huge opportunity for a win this Sunday.  The Texans and Jaguars hustled four quarters of quality football, grinding to a 24-24 tie into the last five seconds of the game.  The Texans already blew their chance at a Neil Rackers go-ahead field goal opportunity on a Joel Dreessen riddled mistake […]

PFT Wraps Up Texans Fines

Two Texans were fined this week stemming from the Giants win over the Texans at Reliant last Sunday.  ProFootballTalk.com assessed the players fined this week: Texans: From the same game last week, defensive end Antonio Smith was docked $12,500 for late hits, plural.  According to Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star-Ledger, Smith threw a punch at a Giants […]