Posts Tagged ‘Earl Mitchell’

Texans Second Round Pick Can’t Wait to Get Started with Defensive Talents

The Houston Texans second round pick, Arizona defensive end and upcoming Houston Texans outside linebacker Brooks Reed, is excited to be joining a talented group of front defensive players.  The Texans front seven will include: OLBs Brooks Reed & Connor Barwin, MLBsDeMeco Ryans & Brian Cushing, DEs Mario Williams & J.J. Watt, and DT Earl […]

Phillips Likes DT Mitchell More as a Nose Tackle

The Houston Chronicle talks about 2nd year DT Earl Mitchell, and how defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is liking the idea more and more of him as a nose tackle in the Texans defensive system. The more Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips sees of second-year defensive tackle Earl Mitchell, the more he likes the idea of […]

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 […]

Texans Play Normalcy of Big Tweaks to 30th Ranked Defense

The Houston Texans said two weeks ago not to be surprised if the new defensive regime breaks mold of the 2010 third-worst defense.  Since then, word has come out about (2010 position – name) defensive tackle Earl Mitchell, middle linebacker DeMeco Ryans, outside linebacker Brian Cushing, defensive ends  Connor Barwin and Jesse Nading, cornerback Glover […]

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.  […]

Gary Kubiak: “We as a staff all need to lean on Wade”

Houston Texans Gary Kubiak emphasized yesterday that they will be utilizing Wade Phillips’ career experience in moving forward with personnel decisions.  Whether its the draft, defensive coaching staff or the players in free agency, Gary Kubiak made it clear that he’d be leaning on Phillips: “I’ll be leaning real hard.  He’s been to a lot […]

Texans Announce Inactives

The Houston Texans announced their pregame inactives for the game: QB Matt Lienart, WR Dorin Dickerson, CB Karl Paymah, LB Darryl Sharpton, G Kasey Studdard, DE Jesse Nading, TE Garrett Graham, DT Earl Mitchell.

Two Texans Doubtful Against Colts Monday

The Texans announced their injury list this weekend.  Defensive end Jesse Nading and defensive tackle Earl Mitchell are doubtful and offensive guard Mike Brisiel is questionable.  Brisiel suffered an MCL strain in Week 5 and Antoione Caldwell has stepped up formatively in his place.  The probable Texans include: Xavier Adibi, Keven Bentley, Owen Daniels, Dorin Dickerson, Garrett […]