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Texans DC Phillips Attending Dancing With the Stars

Vic Carucci tweeted that Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips will be in attendance to tonights’ Dancing with the Stars episode on ABC.  Phillips will be in his first season as defensive coordinator for the Texans in 2011.  He has done remarkably well at defensive coordinator for the Bills and Cowboys; however, his later coaching […]

Kuharsky: Asomugha to Texans Would Be Transformative Move for Franchise

Paul Kuharsky of ESPN.com‘s AFC South Blog wrote that signing Nnamdi Asomugha would put the Texans in playoff contention, at least in his mind.  Kuharsky wrote that although Houston wouldn’t be bold enough to sign the All Pro corner, Asomugha’s reasons in not picking Houston won’t be financial.  ESPN‘s John Clayton thinks he would be a […]

Texans Believe 5th Rd S Shiloh Keo is a “Diamond in the Rough”

The HeraldNet.com of Snohomish County, Washington, reported that Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak believes their fifth round safety pick out of Idaho, Shiloh Keo, is a “diamond in the rough.”  Kubiak said on the 5’11”, 219 lb. 23-year-old safety: “I love this guy’s football IQ when I watch him play, diagnosing routes, formations, and what’s fixing […]

Kubiak Talks Schedule, Defense is Priority in Draft

The American-Statesman reported that Houston Texans Gary Kubiak is gearing up for this year’s draft.  This year, Kubiak stated defense is a big priority, but he’d be fooling himself if there were offensive holes to be filled, as well. “We’ve got a change in scheme on defense. We’re trying to rebuild the defense with Wade’s scheme. That’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

Barwin to Play Big Role in Phillips 3-4; Not Long from 100%

While many Texans fans are loking forward to Connor Barwin’s recovery, the Houston Texans already have plans for his return.  Last offseason, the coaching staff were in the midst of giving Barwin heavy playing time at defensive end behind Antonio Smith opposite Mario Williams.  However his season ended before it began when he dislocated his […]

Texans Hire King to Coaching Staff

SportsDayDFW reported that the Houston Texans hired former Dallas Cowboys coach Bobby King to the Texans coaching staff on Friday.  King worked with the Texans defensive coordinator, Wade Phillips, last season with the Cowboys as a defensive control assistant.  The Texans plan on utilizing King in the same manner this season.  He was a teammate […]