Posts Tagged ‘Rusty Smith’

Texans Look to Topple Injured Jaguars with Home Field Advantage Sunday

The Jacksonville Jaguars, like many teams in the AFC South, have seemed to lose footing.  This week the once playoff destiny controlled team sits hoping the Indianapolis Colts lose to the Tennessee Titans and they can pull off a win in Houston.  The Texans know what they’re facing – a heavily injury riddled team; not the Jaguars […]

Texans Snap 4-Game Losing Streak, Shutout Titans 20-0 for Win

The Houston Texans weren’t ones to underestimate the Tennessee Titans and starting rookie quarterback Rusty Smith.  From the start, the Houston Texans began with pressuring young Smith with a Mario Williams sack on the Titans’ offense’s first play of the game.  It didn’t stop there, the heavily criticized Williams, Amobi Okoye, Glover Quin, Bernard Pollard […]

Pollard Doesn’t Want to Let Texans Offense Down; Doesn’t Underestimate Rusty Smith

The Houston Texans starting strong safety has always been the most vocal defensive playmaker for the Texans in 2010.  After practice Friday, he told John McClain of the Houston Chronicle that he doesn’t want to let his offense down. “We have to show our offense that we can go out and not lose a game.” […]

Texans Scouting: Kiper Projected Smith as a Mid-Round Project QB

ESPN”s Mel Kiper delivered his thoughts on Rusty Smith this week on ESPN. com.  He related Smith’s four-year starter experience at FAU, in combination with the team’s pro style offense.  Additionally, Kiper commented: Although Rusty Smith is a no-name to many, even avid followers of the NFL draft, he actually jumped onto the radar of personnel folks in 2007 when […]

Titans OC Heimerdinger to Call Plays at Houston on Sunday

The Tennessee Titans’ offensive coordinator, Mike Heimerdinger, will call the plays for one more game this season before beginning cancer treatment on Monday.  Heimerdinger was recently diagnosed with cancer, but feels “good enough to finish up this week and call the game,” according to Titans head coach Jeff Fisher.  He’s had the privilege this week of […]

Reliant Stadium Hosts First 2010 Texans-Titans Game on Sunday

The (4-6) Houston Texans will host the (5-5) Tennessee Titans on Sunday for what seems, again, to be a a good match-up for the Texans.  Barring a game here and there, the Texans’ opponents have been largely battered and injured for the last month.  From the Colts without Dallas Clark, Joseph Addai and Austin Collie […]

Texans Get First Crack at Titans Starting Rookie QB

As the AFC continues to shake out into real from false contenders, the Tennessee Titans named rookie quarterback Rusty Smith the starter this week versus the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium.  Often-starter Vince Young was placed on the injured reserve earlier this week, and Kerry Collins hurt his calf against Miami two weekends ago and […]