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Texans Cut Two on Day of Deadline

 The Houston Texans didn’t make a trade splash before today’s 4 PM NFL Trade Deadline.  Rather, the Texans released veteran Ephraim Salaam, who played  a reserve role to the formerly suspended offensive tackle Duane Brown, and waived fill-in linebacker, David Nixon.  Nixon played outside linebacker for the Texans this past weekend in the win over the […]

LT Brown Suspended Four Games for PED Violation

The Associated Press broke the news today that the Houston Texans starting left tackle Duane Brown will serve an immediate four game supspension for violating the league’s performance enhancing drug policy.  Brown admitted he used a supplement not knowing it included an NFL-banned substance under the NFL Performance Enhancing Drug Policy.  General manager Rick Smith […]

Texans to Focus on Defesne This Offseason

It looks like upgrading the defense will again be the main off season agenda of Texans GM Rick Smith. The following from seems to point in that direction: Texans general manager Rick Smith is busy evaluating draft prospects and getting ready for free agency. He talked to Texans TV’s Brooke Bentley about the Texans’ […]

Free Agent LB Colvin and Texans Remain in Contact

Yahoo! Sports is reporting that the Texans remain interested and are still talking to free agent linebacker Roosevelt Colvin. GM Rick Smith confirmed that “Talks are ongoing,” and that they have stayed in contact with the agent for Colvin, who was in for a visit last week. Colvin could be a big factor for the […]

GM Rick Smith Gets Four-Year Extension

The Texans have handed GM Rick Smith a four-year extension to try and continue building a team that appears it can be a contender in the AFC in the few years to come.  Smith was entering the final year of a three-year deal, but the team is coming off an 8-8 season, a franchise best, […]