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INDIANAPOLIS — On the first day of the scouting combine, Texans general manager Rick Smith and coach Gary Kubiak met with the media and answered questions about the team’s goals in free agency and the draft. How the Texans fare in free agency, which bUpvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com Updated Feb 21, 2013Here are tentative round-by-round draft selections for the Houston Texans. The order does not include compensatory selections, which will be awarded at the bottom of Rounds 3-7 and announced next month. Round 1, 27th overall Round 2, 57th overall Round …Upvote Share Tweet
Texans’ Cedric Smith named strength coach of yearINDIANAPOLIS - Congratulations are in order for Cedric Smith, the Texans’ strength and conditioning coach. Smith was voted 2012 NFL Strength Coach of the Year by his peers - the league’s strength coaches. He was honored at a banquet Wednesday niUpvote Share Tweet
Brian Cushing: Defensive players have to be protected, tooprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 21, 2013The torn ACL suffered by Texans linebacker Brian Cushing when he was hit in the knee from behind by Jets guard Matt Slauson may have been the tipping point for a change in NFL rules to emphasize protecting the legs of defensive players. Cushing supports…Upvote Share Tweet
Red flag rule on track to be tweakedprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 21, 2013The Texans-Lions game on Thanksgiving had everything. Included a horrible call that led to a long touchdown run that wasn’t reviewed via replay because Detroit coach Jim Schwartz threw the red challenge flag when he shouldn’t have thrown it. The bluUpvote Share TweetINDIANAPOLIS - General manager Rick Smith heads a Texans contingent that includes every member of the personnel, coaching and medical department for the start of the scouting combine. The combine at Lucas Oil Stadium ends Monday for 333 prospects who hoUpvote Share Tweet
Double Coverage: Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing talks road to recoveryFeb 21Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing calls into "Double Coverage" to discuss the Texans' future and his road to recovery.
Don Banks: Eagles far from giving up on Foles; more combine Day 1 SnapsFeb 21INDIANAPOLIS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a somewhat slow first day at the NFL's annual scouting combine at Lucas Oil Stadium...
NFL combine -- Thursday observations about Bucs, Joeckel, moreFeb 21Greg Schiano made it clear at the combine that Josh Freeman is the Buccaneers' starting quarterback, writes John Clayton.