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Texans waive John Beck to add safety depth

Texans waive John Beck to add safety depth

profootballtalk.com chron.com Updated Oct 3, 2012
The Texans are more willing to go with two quarterbacks than three safeties. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans have waived quarterback John Beck so they could bring back safety Troy Nolan. The Texans needed Nolan again after…
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  • Texans take aim at costly feral hog problem

    Texans take aim at costly feral hog problem

    chron.com Oct 3, 2012
    Texans take aim at costly feral hog problem Houston Chronicle Copyright 2012 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 10:19 p.m., Wednesday, October 3, 2012 FORT WORTH - T…
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  • RTC: Kareem Jackson's better

    RTC: Kareem Jackson's better

    ESPN.com Oct 3, 2012
    Reading the coverage… Houston Texans “(Rex) Ryan has known (Wade) Phillips since he was a senior at Southwestern Oklahoma. His father, Buddy Ryan, was Philadelphia’s head coach in 1986, and Phillips was his defensive coordinator. Ryan knows what heâ
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  • Absurdly premature 2012 playoff picture: Week 4

    Absurdly premature 2012 playoff picture: Week 4

    yahoo.com Oct 3, 2012
    Top AFC seeds: Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens Other AFC division champs: Denver Broncos, New England Patriots AFC wild cards: Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers Top NFC seeds: Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers Other NFC division champs: Philad…
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  • Jets could bring out best in Texans’ defense

    Jets could bring out best in Texans’ defense

    chron.com Oct 3, 2012
    If the Texans are going to elevate their record to 5-0 with a nationally televised Monday night victory at MetLife Stadium, they’re going to have to show New York Jets coach Rex Ryan something he respects - a physical, nasty defense that dominates.
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Jets Season In Jeopardy 03:03

    NFL32OT: Jets Season In Jeopardy

    Oct 3
    Episode 199: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the injuries plaguing the Jets. Mark Schlereth breaks down Tony Romo and the Cowboys' offensive woes. The NFL32 crew discuss J.J. Watt and the Texans defense.
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: HOU-NYJ 01:20

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: HOU-NYJ

    Oct 3
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Texans-Jets
  • Video - Inside the Huddle with John Clayton 01:28

    Inside the Huddle with John Clayton

    Oct 3
    John Clayton breaks down Matthew Stafford's dropping yards-per-attempt average, J. J. Watts' greatness at DE, young QBs, CBs and WRs.

Sports Columnists

  • Young defensive backs have made their marks

    Oct 3
    At the 2012 draft, wide receivers were the rage, but it's been the rookie DBs who have made a difference, writes John Clayton