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Opportunity for Keo to Play at Safety With Wilson and Pollard Not Coming Back

With a couple safeties not coming back to the team in 2011, John McClain reports it opens the door for rookie safety Shiloh Keo to come in and get playing time. The Texans represent a great opportunity for safeties. Last year’s starters, Eugene Wilson and Bernard Pollard, won’t return. Phillips coached rookie safety Shiloh Keo […]

Kubiak Presents Questions, Challenges for 2011 Texans Defense

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak is still in the midst of putting together next season’s Texans defense.  This offseason, we’ve seen Zach Diles, Eugene Wilson and Bernard Pollard go nontendered or unsigned.  Glover Quin may move to free safety and Troy Nolan and Dominique Barber could compete […]

Texans Hire New Defensive Backs Coach Vance Joseph

The Houston Texans hired defensive backs coach, Vance Joseph, in another move towards completing the Texans’ defensive coaching staff.  Joseph spent the last six seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, and he’s expected to have his hands full with the Texans this upcoming season.  This past season, the Texans’ secondary easily measured up against the […]

Torrii Williams Placed on IR; Shelley Smith Promoted

The Houston Texans’ 6’2″, 210 lb. backup safety, Torrii Williams, was placed on the injured reserve this past week, adding another problem to the Texans’ secondary.  With the available roster spot, the Texans promoted 6’4″, near-300 lb. guard, Shelley Smith.  Williams played significant special teams time for the Texans, and he was the team’s fourth […]

Texans on the Road to Recovery This Week Against Rival Jaguars

The Houston Texans and the Jacksonville Jaguars both sit tied for third/fourth place of the AFC South behind the tied-for-first-place5-3 Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans.  The record fits each team in the division.  Both the Titans and Colts haven’t let injuries hold back their dominance.  The Texans have struggled against the pass and have found […]

Texans Thursday Injury Report

The Houston Texans released their inury report Thursday for Sunday’s game at noon at Reliant Stadium against the Giants.  The following players were limited in practice: WR Andre Johnson (ankle, game-time decision), DE Mario Williams (groin), TE Owen Daniels (hamstring), RB Derrick Ward (ribs), FS Dominque Barber (ribs), SS Bernard Pollard (neck), FS Eugene Wilson […]

Texans Injury Update: Johnson, Jones, Pollard & Wilson

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported that wide receivers Andre Johnson and Jacoby Jones could be game-time decisions Sunday at home against the New York Giants.  ESPN’s Stephania Bell said he’s feeling better since Week 4 and will practice Thursday.  Jones strained a calf muscle in the second quarter of the Oakland game.  Texans head […]

FS Wilson to Sit, Barber to Start Against Raiders

The Houston Chronicle reported Wednesday that free safety Eugene Wilson will sit this week with a hamstring injury suffered in last week’s lost against the Cowboys.  Dominique Barber will start in his place.  Barber plays a flex role at safety for the Texans and has experience with the starting secondary.  Troy Nolan, another utility safety, will also […]