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Texans report: New leg padding makes debut

Texans report: New leg padding makes debut

chron.com ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jul 29, 2013
Matt Schaub and Joe Mays will be staging a reunion Tuesday — as teammates. The last time they were on the field together, Mays was playing linebacker for the Broncos, and he clobbered Schaub with a blind-sided, helmet-to-helmet blow that left the Texans…
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  • Omar Gaither returns to the Raiders

    Omar Gaither returns to the Raiders

    profootballtalk.com Jul 29, 2013
    After five months of free agency, Omar Gaither is back in Oakland. The Raiders announced today that Gaither, who played the second half of the 2012 season in Oakland, has signed with the team again. The 29-year-old Gaither was released by the Texans at …
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  • Scenes from Texans training camp

    Scenes from Texans training camp

    chron.com deadspin.com Jul 29, 2013
    The Texans were back at work on Monday and the Worldwide Leader in Sports was in town to profile the team.
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  • Texans' Cushing ready to hit something in 2013

    Texans' Cushing ready to hit something in 2013

    CNNSI.com Jul 29, 2013
    Brian Cushing went a 'little crazy' after tearing his ACL last year. He's ready to explode in 2013.
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  • On J.J. Watt and the potential for regression

    On J.J. Watt and the potential for regression

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Jul 29, 2013
    J.J. Watt's 2012 performance was off the charts. And when things go off the charts, the expectation is that the follow-up will return to the charts. Stephanie Stradley of the Houston Chronicle Texans blog talked to the Houston Texans defensive lineman a…
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  • Ed Reed may not be playing match game

    Ed Reed may not be playing match game

    chron.com Jul 29, 2013
    New Texans safety Ed Reed was given a hard time Monday morning because the sleeveless T-shirt he was wearing didn’t match the standard team gear. In fact, it seemed to be very close to Ravens purple in color. “No, it’s blue,” Reed protested. “It’s blue.…
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  • Shutdown Countdown: Texans add to air attack, hope a deep playo…

    Shutdown Countdown: Texans add to air attack, hope a deep playoff run is the result

    yahoo.com Jul 29, 2013
    With all the talk about today’s NFL being a game in which quarterbacks rule the day and everything else runs one step behind, the Houston Texans have built a consistently winning team with a decidedly old-school archetype. Their best player in 2012 was …
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  • RTC: What's next is the question for Luck

    RTC: What's next is the question for Luck

    ESPN.com Jul 29, 2013
    Reading the coverage ... Follow me on Instagram at pkuharsky and get pics and even an occasional video like this from camps. Houston Texans J.J. Watt says he is more explosive and more agile than he was last year, when he won defensive player of the yea…
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  • Video - Texans Laying The Foundation 05:43

    Texans Laying The Foundation

    Jul 29
    Texans QB Matt Schaub and WR Andre Johnson discuss Houston's preparations for the upcoming season.

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  • 2013 NFL training camp -- Browns rebuilding project

    Jul 29
    Here are five things John Clayton took away from his visit to the Cleveland Browns' training camp.
  • The Most Overlooked Storyline of Training Camp

    Jul 29
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — What I love about NFL training camps was on display Sunday, around 4:30 in the afternoon, as the sun beat down on the fields where the Super Bowl favorites (in the eyes of many) went through their fourth practice of the summer. Fro…