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  1. AFC South free-agency assessment

    Paul Kuharsky

    Houston Texans Key additions: None. Key losses: OLB Mario Williams, RG Mike Brisiel, CB Jason Allen, TE Joel Dreessen, RT Eric Winston (cut), ILB DeMeco Ryans (traded), FB Lawrence Vickers (cut), QB Matt Leinart (cut). Keepers and finance: N...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  2. Assessing the Texans' free-agent losses

    Paul Kuharsky

    Gary Kubiak conceded the early stages of free agency were rough on the Houston Texans. They re-signed running back Arian Foster before he got to restricted free agency, and managed to keep center Chris Myers after he saw some interest from outside...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  3. Addition and subtraction

    Paul Kuharsky

    A free-agency roundup for the AFC South so far. We're not including a team's own free agents that it has re-signed: Houston Additions: None Subtractions: OLB Mario Williams (Buffalo); RT Eric Winston (cut, Kansas City); CB Jason Allen (Cinci...

    Blog | March 18, 2012
  4. RTC: Dreessen, Brisiel making visits

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans The Texans hope to avoid the worst-case defection scenario, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. (News in here: Tight end Joel Dreessen is headed to New Orleans for a visit. Right guard Mike Brisiel ...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  5. RTC: Texans' Vickers a physical factor

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage... Houston Texans The Texans feel like they became more physical when Lawrence Vickers was inserted at fullback, says Jeffrey Martin of the Houston Chronicle. A win in Baltimore could rival the 1979 Oilers upset of San Die...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  6. RTC: Breaking down sale of the Jaguars

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans T.J. Yates' mistakes might be understandable, but what about the rest of the Texans? A sloppy team saw a seven-game winning streak end, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Based on his observat...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  7. Turner, Jones will play against Texans

    Paul Kuharsky

    HOUSTON -- The Texans' defense won't get any major help from injuries today. Atlanta running back Michael Turner and receiver Julio Jones, who both came into the game as questionable, will play Sunday at Reliant Stadium. Houston will need to sl...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  8. Vickers in, Holliday not for Texans

    Paul Kuharsky

    BALTIMORE -- The Texans will stick with their veteran returners and look to fullback Lawrence Vickers this afternoon against the Ravens. They signed returner Trindon Holliday this week and Gary Kubiak indicated Holliday would take punt returns off...

    Blog | October 16, 2011
  9. Scouts Inc. rankings: Backs and linemen

    Paul Kuharsky

    More Scouts Inc. lists are out, with rankings of running backs, fullbacks and offensive lines. Here's where the AFC South starters and players of note stand. Running backs 2: Chris Johnson 4: Maurice Jones-Drew 6: Arian Foster 22: Jos...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  10. Camp Confidential: Houston Texans

    Paul Kuharsky

    HOUSTON -- Yes, they brought in a top-flight defensive coordinator, drafted well and signed some good-looking free agents. Still, the Texans have been the breakout pick so often in recent years and have come up short that it's completely fair to a...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  11. Observation Deck: Jets-Texans

    Paul Kuharsky

    The Houston Texans are scheduled for only one prime-time game in the regular season, Week 16 at Indianapolis. But the new-look Texans got the Monday Night Football spotlight on the opening weekend of the preseason. Viewers saw a team already thinn...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  12. Mailbag: I take on your best

    Paul Kuharsky

    Kyle Marcil from Jacksonville writes: I just saw the Jaguars added another defensive player in DE/OLB Matt Roth, who was arguably the best defensive player for the Browns. Two questions: Why are the Jags not considered in the top five for off-season ...

    Blog | August 14, 2011
  13. First look: Texans' depth chart

    Paul Kuharsky

    A first look at the Texans' unofficial depth chart gives us these nuggets to consider: James Casey is the No. 1 fullback ahead of Lawrence Vickers. Derrick Ward is the second running back, followed by Steve Slaton and Ben Tate. Shaun Cody is ...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  14. Kubiak: Offensive continuity on hold

    Paul Kuharsky

    Rarely, if ever, does an NFL unit simply pick up where it left off one year as it begins the next. Coaches talk all the time about how you're actually starting from zero every time you start up. Gary Kubiak's been reminding his offense of that, an...

    Blog | August 06, 2011
  15. Post-lockout grades from Scouts Inc.

    Paul Kuharsky

    With my magical user name and password, I cracked into this Insider file. So I am able to share some of the AFC South elements of Scouts Inc.'s Matt Williamson's assessments and grades of free agency. Houston Texans Williamson: "I'm usually ...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  16. Texans find blocking fullback in Vickers

    Paul Kuharsky

    James Casey may still get turns working as the Texans' fullback. But they've got a truer alternative now in the wake of the departure of Vonta Leach to Baltimore. Houston's secured Lawrence Vickers, previously of the Browns. Vickers lives in Houst...

    Blog | August 03, 2011