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Houston’s Reader ready to step in for Wilfork

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) Filling Vince Wilfork’s shoes is daunting. The good news for the Houston Texans and D.J. Reader is that he spent his rookie season being groomed for this job by the nose tackle before he retired this month. Getting to spend a season with Wilfork was a thrill for

Houston’s Reader ready to step in for Wilfork

Filling Vince Wilfork’s shoes is daunting. The good news for the Houston Texans and D.J. Reader is that he spent his rookie season being groomed for this job by the nose tackle before he retired this month. Getting to spend a season with Wilfork was a thrill for Reader, who watched him growing

O’Brien: Deshaun Watson improving every day

Deshaun Watson ‘s learning curve is a steep one in the NFL, but the rookie has made big strides, according to head coach Bill O’Brien. “I think the more reps he’s had, the more meetings from OTAs to where he is now – he’s a smart kid,” O’Brien said Monday. “He works very hard. He

12 observations from #TexansCamp: Day 14

With plenty of physical action expected the next two days, the Texans worked out a little shorter, in shells, on Monday morning in the rain. Here are a few observations from the day’s practice. 1. The rain made the tight cut field a little slick as a handful of players slipped down in coverage or

21 observations from #TexansCamp: Day 13

We’ve reached that stage of this training camp where this is the last Saturday that we’ll spend in West Virginia. At this time next week, we’ll be a few hours away from kickoff of the first preseason game of the year at NRG Stadium. This Saturday (today), though, the Texans put the pads on

Houston Texans sign wide receiver Bruce Ellington

Aug. 12 (UPI) — Wide receiver Bruce Ellington has joined the Houston Texans. Houston announced the signing on Friday. Ellington, 25, was a fourth round pick by the San Francisco 49ers in the 2014 NFL Draft. He had 215 yards and two touchdowns on 19 re…