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Texans bringing back Brice McCain

Texans bringing back Brice McCain

profootballtalk.com chron.com Updated Mar 19, 2013
The Texans have reached a deal with cornerback Brice McCain, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported Tuesday night. The 26-year-old McCain defended eight passes and had one interception in 12 games for Houston in 2012 (two starts). McCain’s repor
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  • Report: Texans offer Reed three years at around $4 million per …

    Report: Texans offer Reed three years at around $4 million per year

    The Texans and the agents for safety Ed Reed met again in Phoenix, but reports are that they aren’t any closer to a deal. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that the two sides are “not close” on agreeing to terms at this point in their co
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  • Texans’ Kubiak talks free-agent losses and injuries

    Texans’ Kubiak talks free-agent losses and injuries

    chron.com Mar 19, 2013
    PHOENIX - As soon as Texans coach Gary Kubiak took his seat for the AFC coaches breakfast at the NFL meetings, he was bombarded with questions from Philadelphia and Detroit reporters about free safety Glover Quin (Lions), outside linebacker Connor Barwi
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  • NFL Draft: Five potential Texans targets within the first two r…

    NFL Draft: Five potential Texans targets within the first two rounds — Version 1

    chron.com Mar 19, 2013
    Wide Receiver Justin Hunter, Tennessee - Hunter is 6’4 and 196 pounds with 33 inch arms. While he needs to add some weight on his frame (10 pounds would be nice), his size and arm length make him a very good target with a great catch radius. The prob...
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  • J.J. Watt to throw out first pitch for opener

    J.J. Watt to throw out first pitch for opener

    chron.com Mar 19, 2013
    Texans star J.J. Watt will throw out the ceremonial first pitch for the Astros opener against the Rangers on March 31, the team announced. Watt’s pitch will come at 6:57 p.m. as part of the pre-game festivities, which will include a flyover and live mus
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  • Player safety is key, but hitting should remain in football

    Player safety is key, but hitting should remain in football

    chron.com Mar 19, 2013
    This one will be short. The tuck rule is stupid, always has been, and needs to be abolished. The instant replay review rule that allowed the Texans to steal an unearned touchdown against the Lions on Thanksgiving Day is terrible and needs to be abolishe…
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  • Video - 2012 Best of J.J. Watt: Sacks 04:38

    2012 Best of J.J. Watt: Sacks

    Mar 19
    Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt led the NFL with 20.5 sacks in 2012, watch them all here in order.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL owners meetings - RB helmet rule meets resistance

    Mar 19
    The running back helmet rule met resistance, but other rules were approved at the owners meetings, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Some revealing nuggets from the four rookie AFC coaches

    Mar 19
    PHOENIX -- Tuesday morning was the media's chance to share breakfast with the AFC head coaches at the NFL annual meeting, and it just happens to work out that there's a rookie head coach in each of the conference's four divisions: Jacksonville's Gus Bra…
  • Peter King: Many approaches during General Managers' Week, but which is ri…

    Mar 19
    PHOENIX -- There's one week a year that I think of as the General Managers' Week, and we've reached the end of it. The first week of free agency highlights the different jobs general managers have in the league, and what I've done here at the annual spr…
  • NFL owners meetings - Proposed RB helmet rule is only fair

    Mar 19
    Defensive players have been forced to adjust for safety's sake, so offensive players should, too, writes Jeffri Chadiha.