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Source: Ravens safety Reed set to join Texans

Source: Ravens safety Reed set to join Texans

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com yahoo.com Updated Mar 20, 2013
Free-agent safety Ed Reed has informed the Houston Texans that he will sign with them, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
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  • Arians: I'm confident with Stanton as starting QB

    Arians: I'm confident with Stanton as starting QB

    CNNSI.com Mar 20, 2013
    New Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians says his team isn't looking for a quarterback.
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  • Shane Lechler not total answer for Houston

    Shane Lechler not total answer for Houston

    Special teams hurt the Houston Texans last season. “We were a big penalty team in special teams,” coach Gary Kubiak said recently. “That's a big concern of ours. If I'm looking for a reason why we fell off a little bit, our inside linebacker situati
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  • Khan on Jaguars: No illusion on rebuild

    Khan on Jaguars: No illusion on rebuild

    ESPN.com Mar 20, 2013
    Shad Khan is generally careful not to be too harsh about the term of former general manager Gene Smith. When Khan bought the team late in the 2011 season from Wayne Weaver, he inherited a GM who had just gotten his contract extended, and he stuck with S…
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  • Considering run stops in the AFC South

    Considering run stops in the AFC South

    ESPN.com Mar 20, 2013
    The Indianapolis Colts' work on defense in free agency is clearly aimed at improving the team’s run defense, which ranked 29th in the NFL last season. Wednesday they added early-down run-stopping nose tackle Aubrayo Franklin. Defensive lineman Ricky Jea
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  • RTC: Half season at most for DeVier Posey

    RTC: Half season at most for DeVier Posey

    ESPN.com Mar 20, 2013
    Reading the coverage… My interview with Greg Cossel of NFL Films ran through the Titans new acquisitions and touched on what the Colts have done. (Audio.) Houston Texans The Texans re-signed cornerback Brice McCain while free-agent safety Ed Reed mulls
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  • Jones-Drew about to start foot rehabilitation

    Jones-Drew about to start foot rehabilitation

    Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew is about to take a big step in his path back from a serious foot injury. Per Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union, Jones-Drew will get the boot taken off his surgically repaired left foot this w
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  • Titans receiver Britt found not guilty in DUI trial

    Titans receiver Britt found not guilty in DUI trial

    CNNSI.com Mar 20, 2013
    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) -- A federal magistrate has found that Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt is not guilty of driving under the influence after trying to pass through a security gate at Fort Campbell Army post on the Tennessee-Kentucky state line.
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  • Video - NFL32OT: NFL Passes Helmet Rule 03:37

    NFL32OT: NFL Passes Helmet Rule

    Mar 20
    Episode 292: Suzy Kolber and Herm Edwards discuss the new helmet rule that could affect running backs. Todd McShay breaks down the upcoming NFL draft. The NFL32 crew discuss which free-agent pass-rusher will have the biggest impact on a new team.
  • Video - Reports: Ed Reed To Join Texans 02:08

    Reports: Ed Reed To Join Texans

    Mar 20
    Paul Kuharsky with the latest on Ed Reed and the Texans.
  • Video - Albert Breer: Ed Reed likely to sign with Houston Texans 02:24

    Albert Breer: Ed Reed likely to sign with Houston Texans

    Mar 20
    Free-agent safety Ed Reed tells Albert Breer he expects to sign with the Houston Texans, the next domino to fall in a line of offseason losses for the Baltimore Ravens.
  • Video - Albert Breer: Ed Reed to sign with Houston Texans 02:24

    Albert Breer: Ed Reed to sign with Houston Texans

    Mar 20
    Free-agent safety Ed Reed tells Albert Breer he expects to sign with the Houston Texans, the next domino to fall in a line of offseason losses for the Baltimore Ravens.

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    Mar 20
    PHOENIX -- Emmitt Smith, Matt Forte, Eric Dickerson and running backs everywhere may squawk, but every change the NFL makes these days on behalf of player safety makes somebody squawk, doesn't it? Should the league really care? Not if it feels like it's…
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    Mar 20
    The Pro Bowl will survive for next season, but changes are likely. Plus: playoff expansion talk, rules changes and more from the owners meetings.
  • NFL owners end tuck rule, approve helmet penalty

    Mar 20
    In votes Wednesday, the NFL's owners eliminated the tuck rule and agreed to a rule change that would ban offensive players from using the crown of their helmets against defenders in the open field.