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Tate and Barwin on Pace to be Back for the 2011 Season

It was tough to be a Texan second-round draft pick last season, as two of them went down with season-ending ankle injuries in a matter of four weeks. Both RB Ben Tate and DE Connor Barwin were lost for the season in the , a 2010 second-rounder from Auburn, was hurt in the Texans’ preseason […]

Texans Second Round Pick Can’t Wait to Get Started with Defensive Talents

The Houston Texans second round pick, Arizona defensive end and upcoming Houston Texans outside linebacker Brooks Reed, is excited to be joining a talented group of front defensive players.  The Texans front seven will include: OLBs Brooks Reed & Connor Barwin, MLBsDeMeco Ryans & Brian Cushing, DEs Mario Williams & J.J. Watt, and DT Earl […]

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 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 Moving Linebackers and Ends, Mario Staying Put for Now

The Houston Texans new linebacker coach, Reggie Herring, shed some new light on the future of the Texans’ defense.  Now a 3-4 defense, players like defensive end Mario Williams and outside linebacker Brian Cushing have been rumored to be moving positions.  However, Herring set the record straight with’s Nick Scurfield.  Herring said he will […]

Texans Will Keep Defensive Line Coach Kollar

While clearing house on the defensive coaching staff, the newly hired Houston Texans defensive coordinator, Wade Phillips, assured Texans would be keeping defensive line coach Bill Kollar on staff.  Kollar improved boosted the Texans’ defensive line to be a Top 10 statistically ranked rush defense, without DeMeco Ryans for the season and Brian Cushing for four games.  […]

Texans Sign Former Bear DE Mark Anderson

The Houston Texans are continuing to improve their defensive line depth with the addition of fifth year pro defensive end Mark Anderson.  Anderson had 12 sacks in 2006 but only 9 1/2 since then.  He was cut by the Bears after Monday’s signing of former UFL and Saint first rounder defensive end Charles Grant.  Anderson has […]

Texans Sign Ogunleye, Denney In Effort to Replace Barwin

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported Wednesday that the Houston Texans signed veteran defensive ends Adewale Ogunleye and Ryan Denney in an effort to replace Connor Barwin on the defensive line.  Barwin had surgery today on his disclocated ankle and he will miss the season.  The injury occurred on Sunday against the Colts at Reliant. […]