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Glover Quin Anxious for Move to Free Safety

In his second season in the NFL, Glover Quin took over as the top cornerback on the Texans, tying for the team lead with three interceptions and leading the team with 14 passes defensed. Of course, the Texans ranked 32nd in the NFL in pass defense in 2010. Defensive coordinator Frank Bush was fired and […]

Some Texans that Gained Value to the Team After the Draft

Paul Kuharsky, AFC South Blogger for ESPN, reports on some Texans that have gained value on the team after last weekends draft. Shaun Cody: The Texans insisted prior to the draft that they would be fine in the new 3-4 with Cody and Earl Mitchell as their nose tackles. Many of us wanted to believe […]

Texans Trade Up to Select Miami DB Brandon Harris

The New England Patriots traded their 60th overall pick, second round pick, for the Texans’ 3rd and 5th round picks in this year’s draft.  With the traded pick, the Texans selected Miami defensive back Brandon Harris.  The NFL Channel’s Mike Mayock said the 5’9″, 191 lbs. corner is a traditional nickel. Many see Harris as […]

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 Know 1/2 the Safety Won’t Cut It; Part Ways with Pollard

At one time, Bernard Pollard was credited with tightening the defense together.  Last season, Pollard rather became known for his awful pass coverage skills.  He was the leading tackler and most likely also the leader in showing up too late in coverage.  So when the Texans had the chance to tender him last week, they […]

Glover Quin Could Move to Free Safety in 2011

CB Glover Quin could be in the mix at free safety next season, head coach Gary Kubiak said at the NFL Scouting Combine. The Texans released Eugene Wilson, their starting free safety in 2010, on February 18th. “He likes to play around the box,” Kubiak, speaking to reporters in Indianapolis, said of Quin, who’s entering […]

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 GM Smith Unfamiliar with 3-4 Defense

Heading into the climax stage of draft preparation, 610 AM’s Marc and John in the Morning interviewed Texans general manager Rick Smith who told them he was unfamiliar with the new Texans defensive system.  With the hiring of Wade Phillips, the Texans will be transitioning their defense from a 4-3 to a 3-4.  In the […]