1. 2011 NFL Draft Results: The Houston Texans Select Cornerback Brandon Harris

    The newest member of the Houston Texans is Brandon Harris after being selected 60th in the 2011 NFL Draft . Harris was a cornerback at the University of Miami ...

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  2. 2011 NFL Draft Results: The Houston Texans Select Outside Linebacker Brooks Reed

    The newest member of the Houston Texans is Brooks Reed after being selected 42nd in the 2011 NFL Draft. Reed was a defensive end at the University of Arizona , but he will play outside linebacker for the Texans ...

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  3. NFL Draft 2011: Prospects for the Houston Texans on Day 2 of the Draft

    The first round of the 2011 NFL Draft is in the books, and the newest member of the Houston Texans is J.J. Watt. Last night, my initial reaction was mixed...

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  4. 2011 NFL Draft Results: Houston Texans Select J.J. Watt

    JJ Watt, the defensive end of the University of Wisconsin, is the newest member of the Houston Texans after he was selected with the 11th pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. Right off the bat, I am not a fan of this pick for a variety of reasons...

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  5. 2011 NFL Draft: Last Second Thoughts on the Houston Texans Draft

    Happy Draft Day! We’ve all been waiting for this day since...well, since the last regular season game against Jacksonville in Week 17. Some who wrote the season off before that have been waiting even longer...

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  6. NFL Lockout Lifted: Will the Houston Texans Be More Likely to Trade Up in Draft?

    Judge Susan Robert Nelson threw the NFL a curve ball yesterday. She issued a ruling in the Brady vs. NFL case in favor of the players, but that was expected by both sides and just about anyone following the case...

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  7. 2011 NFL Draft: The Top Prospects at Each Position for Houston's 3-4 Defense

    The 2011 NFL Draft is less than five days away. This draft may be the most important for the Houston Texans since its inaugural draft in 2002 when David Carr was selected first overall...

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  8. 2011 NFL Draft: Mock Draft That Shows the Houston Texans Should Trade Down

    Every year, I do several Houston Texans specific mock drafts. Even though they are dismissed by many as irrelevant and a waste of time, they are fun and they serve their purpose...

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  9. 2011 Houston Texans Schedule: Assessing the Season One Quarter at a Time

    Last night, the NFL announced their 2011 regular season schedule. There would normally be nothing strange about this as the schedule is always announced sometime in the month of April...

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  10. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: What If the Houston Texans Did Not Value Character

    The Houston Texans follow many draft philosophies or patterns. For instance, the Texans haven’t drafted a safety prior to round five during Rick Smith’s tenure as general manager...

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  11. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Houston Texans' Projections for All Seven Rounds

    With the 2011 NFL Draft approaching, speculation of teams’ desired draft picks is rampant. The last three weeks or so are commonly referred as "Misdirection Season," to put it cleanly...

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  12. 2011 NFL Draft: Slot Corners Are More Valuable Than Ever for NFL Teams

    In the last two decades or so, the NFL has become a pass-first league. Before this time, championships were thought to be won on the backs of a dominant running attack and a stingy defense...

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  13. Houston Texans: Matt Schaub Will Lead Them to the Playoffs

    This time of year, football fans are primarily focused on the upcoming NFL draft. The position that invariably receives the most attention from NFL front office personnel, draft analysts and common fans is always quarterback...

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  14. NFL Draft 2011: The 5 Prospects Who Scare AFC South Divisional Opponents Most

    Every year, NFL teams put countless hours of preparation in their draft board. Front office personnel and scouts watch hours of film, talk to college coaches and other character ...

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  15. NFL Draft: Avoiding a Corner Early Would Be Disastrous for the Houston Texans

    There are common thoughts among Houston Texans fans regarding the team and the upcoming NFL Draft. Some opinions have been repeated enough that they are now accepted as unquestionable facts...

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  16. NFL Draft Opinions Accepted as Truth: Julio Jones Will Be Best Player Available

    Today, the internet is saturated with media coverage of sports, especially the NFL. Modern technology has made it possible for savvy sports fans without journalism degrees ...

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  17. NFL Draft 2011: Round Two Target Prospects for the Houston Texans

    Every year during the months directly following the NFL season, draft speculation begins. Speculation usually centers on the first round and the first round only...

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  18. Houston Texans: Why Wade Phillips Makes the Texans a Playoff Team

    The ultimate goal of any team is to win championships, but in order to do that you must first make it to the playoffs. The Houston Texans have failed to do just that in its first nine years of their existence...

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  19. NFL Draft 2011: Prince Amukamara Makes Sense for the Houston Texans

    It is now less than a month until the 2011 NFL Draft on April 28th. Usually in the last few weeks preceding the draft, the first round starts to take shape as to who will probably be picked when...

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  20. NFL Draft 2011: Why Julio Jones Will Not Be Selected by the Houston Texans

    There has been an undercurrent of interest amongst fans of the Houston Texans for a few months now to see the team select Alabama wide receiver Julio Jones in the upcoming 2011 NFL draft...

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  21. 2011 NFL Draft: Houston Texans' Best Player Available Could Mean Defensive End

    When it comes to the NFL draft, teams always preach a mantra of “best player available.” Every team has its board based on prospects’ ability, and theoretically it chooses whoever is rated highest, regardless of need...

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  22. Houston Texans: Personnel Decisions Show Wade Phillips Is Providing Direction

    For years, the Houston Texans have languished in mediocrity. While the 37-43 record that Gary Kubiak has garnered as head coach would seemingly be grounds for removal after five years, owner Bob McNair has remained faithful for two reasons...

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  23. Houston Texans Draft: Outside Linebacker at 11 May Not Be the Answer

    The Houston Texans hired Wade Phillips to be their new defensive coordinator and subsequently adopted his version of the 3-4 defense that has made him so successful as a defensive signal caller over the years...

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  24. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: A 7-Round Houston Texans Mock Draft

    2011 will be one of the most important drafts in the short history of the Houston Texans . After a disastrous step back in 2010 from the moderate success in the three prior seasons, ...

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