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Swearinger taking advantage of increased reps
By Tania Ganguli and Corey Roepken The absence of Ed Reed opened the door rookie D.J. Swearinger to get plenty or repetitions in practice. Swearinger has not only relished it, he spent the Texans’ 10 organized team activity practices impressing his coacUpvote Share Tweet
Gardner will finally get chance to prove worth at left tackleBy Tania Ganguli and Corey Roepken Andrew Gardner has been trying to gain some footing in the NFL for the last four years. Next week he’ll have a chance to show the Texans what he can do as the starting left tackle. All-Pro tackle Duane Brown will missUpvote Share Tweet
Greg Jones and DeAndre Hopkins hope to add zip to Texans’ red-zone tripsWhen he made the decision to join the Texans, fullback Greg Jones paid attention to their running game and how he could improve it. “They got a great running game, a great O-line, a great blocking scheme and the two backs they have do a phenomenal job,âUpvote Share TweetSee the best images from organized team activities at the Methodist Training Center.Upvote Share TweetYesterday after a White House visit, Texans safety Ed Reed said he planned to be back for Week 1, but would be smart with his rehab. Thus, he neither declared he wouldn’t be back nor closed the door on missing games. Today Reed appeared on NFL AM and saUpvote Share Tweet
RTC: Colts' Hilton working on dropsESPN.com Updated Jun 6, 2013Reading the coverage… Houston Texans The Texans are finding ways to challenge their new punter, Shane Lechler, even as he enters his 14th season, says Tania Ganguli of the Houston Chronicle. Finding touchdowns in the red zone is an offseason point of emUpvote Share Tweet
Ed Reed Will Be ReadyJun 6AFC South blogger Paul Kuharsky talks about how the Texans are planning to get a full 16 games out of Ed Reed
Ed Reed discusses White House visit, gives health updateJun 6Houston Texans safety Ed Reed chats with "NFL AM" about his visit to the White House, what he thought of President Barack Obama's jokes about his hair and where he stands with his injury recovery.
Chadiha: Alex Smith bounces backJun 6Alex Smith offers his new Kansas City teammates an invaluable lesson in resilience, writes Jeffri Chadiha.