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Bum Phillips: “I’m gonna die sometime, but it ain’t now.”

Bum Phillips: “I’m gonna die sometime, but it ain’t now.”

chron.com Updated Feb 22, 2013
When defensive coordinator Wade Phillips didn’t arrive with the Texans’ contingent at the NFL scouting combine this week in Indianapolis, concern surfaced about the health of his father, Bum, the iconic former Oilers coach who has been battling a resp
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  • A&M’s Swope hopes he’s on Texans’ radar

    A&M’s Swope hopes he’s on Texans’ radar

    chron.com Feb 22, 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS - Add Texas A&M’s Ryan Swope to the list of receivers who would like to play for the Texans. Swope, who grew up in Austin and played at Westlake High School, wants to be a Texan just like Baylor receiver Terrance Williams. “I grew up a
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  • Further consideration of Texans and ILB

    Further consideration of Texans and ILB

    ESPN.com Feb 22, 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS -- When the Houston Texans traded DeMeco Ryans after the 2011 season, and as they look to recover from a 2012 filled with injuries at inside linebacker, I’ve maintained that a one-dimensional position doesn’t require big attention. It can
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  • 2013 NFL Combine: Who do you think is “Texans-worthy?”

    2013 NFL Combine: Who do you think is “Texans-worthy?”

    chron.com Feb 22, 2013
    After the Detroit game, Texans quarterback Matt Schaub referred to Ndamakong Suh’s style of play as not being “Texans-worthy.” Schaub is someone who rarely says anything controversial. Perhaps groin kicking and brutal after the throw hits is what...
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  • Eight in the Box: Biggest cap casualty

    Eight in the Box: Biggest cap casualty

    ESPN.com Feb 22, 2013
    Welcome to “Eight in the Box,” a new NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week’s topic: Who will be each team’s biggest salary-cap casualty this offseason? Houston Texans: The one team in the division that cou
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  • Don Banks: Traditional pocket passers becoming extinct? Don't tell this QB…

    Feb 22
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Perhaps the irony of the NFL's incoming quarterback class on display here at the scouting combine is that while the read-option trend seems to be the wave of the future within the league, the future clearly isn't now. At least not in ter…
  • 2013 NFL combine -- Friday observations about offseason, Weeden and more

    Feb 22
    Will the NFL push back the dates on the offseason? Not if the players' union has anything to say about it, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Baltimore Ravens 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 22
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.