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Posts Tagged ‘Darryl Sharpton’

LB Sharpton Suffers Season-Ending Quad Injury in Win

Texans linebacker Darryl Sharpton sustained a season-ending quadriceps injury on Sunday, head coach Gary Kubiak confirmed after today’s 24-14 win over the Jaguars. A 2010 fourth-round pick (102nd overall) out of the University of Miami, Sharpton has 12 tackles in eight games this season, including three on special teams, as a backup inside linebacker in […]

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.  […]

Jets Label Texans the Heartbreak Team with Comeback Win in Final Minute

The Houston Texans came into Sunday’s game fearful of what Rex Ryan would bring at them this year.  However as the game wore on they recognized the New York Jets weren’t the same team that pounded them for the 183-total yard loss last season.  The Texans were able to gain momentum, and by the last […]

Zach Diles Out; Sharpton to Start

The Houston Texans’ WILL linebacker, Zach Diles, has been ruled out for tomorrow’s game at the New Meadowlands.  Diles has been a consistent point at linebacker this season for the Texans.  He was hospitalized this week and found with dizziness an heart palpitations.  The Texans say everything’s “under control.” Rookie Darryl Sharpton will start in […]

Two Texans Doubtful Against Colts Monday

The Texans announced their injury list this weekend.  Defensive end Jesse Nading and defensive tackle Earl Mitchell are doubtful and offensive guard Mike Brisiel is questionable.  Brisiel suffered an MCL strain in Week 5 and Antoione Caldwell has stepped up formatively in his place.  The probable Texans include: Xavier Adibi, Keven Bentley, Owen Daniels, Dorin Dickerson, Garrett […]

Texans Gear Up for Second Bout Against Division Rival Colts on Monday Night

The 4-2 Houston Texans and 4-2 Indianapolis Colts will face off in a Monday Night AFC South Division rivalry showdown in an effort by both teams to tie the Tennessee Titans for the division lead.  The Texans are coming off an eventful bye week.  First, Houston welcomes back starting left tackle Duane Brown, who was […]

Kubiak Names Cushing as MLB Ryan’s Replacement

Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak announced Monday that linebacker Brian Cushing will replace injured middle linebacker DeMeco Ryans (achilles tear) for the team at the middle linebacker position for the rest of the season.  Head coach Kubiak cited Cushing’s talent and leadership as his reasons to replace Ryans with Cushing instead of veteran linebacker […]

Texans Lose Captain Ryans for Season

The Houston Texans lost their starting middle linebacker and defensive captain DeMeco Ryans for the season.  Ryans went down, untouched, near the close of the second half on a Dwayne Bowe touchdown.  He tore his achilles tendon and head coach Gary Kubiak said Ryans would have surgery in a few days and will be lost […]