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Antonio Smith

Antonio Smith - #94 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 284 lbs.
Birthday 10/21/1981
Birthplace Oklahoma City, OK
College Oklahoma State
Years played 9
Drafted 2004, 5th round, 3rd pick by Cardinals

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
30 2 0

The First Fifteen: Week 12

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Previewing the three terrific Turkey Day games; the crucial Giants-Saints Monday-nighter; Matt Leinart's first start for the Texans; and much more.

Texans' Leinart has great weapons, coaching working in his favor

Posted Nov. 17, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Texans new starting QB Matt Leinart has not attempted a regular-season pass in more than two years, but we hear he is in a great position to succeed.

Beware the Ides of November?

Posted Nov. 17, 2011 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
Matt Leinart is getting a second chance to prove he belongs in the NFL, but Tom Danyluk reminds us that November has not been friendly terrain for the Texans.

QB Leinart gets his chance with Texans in need

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
When the Texans return from their bye next week, Matt Leinart will have a first-place team to lead now that Matt Schaub is out indefinitely.

The First Fifteen: Week 11

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
Taking an early look at the Week 11 contests of note, including Falcons-Titans, Bengals-Ravens, Eagles-Giants and plenty more.

Report: Texans QB Schaub done for the season

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 6 p.m. ET
Texans head coach Gary Kubiak announced that Matt Leinart will start at quarterback in Week 12, as Matt Schaub will reportedly miss the rest of the season with a foot injury.

Schaub, Texans have no trouble with Bucs

Posted Nov. 13, 2011 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Matt Schaub threw for two long touchdowns to help the AFC South-leading Houston Texans beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 37-9.

Texans thrilled with FB Vickers

Posted Nov. 11, 2011 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
Texans FB Lawrence Vickers and the Houston rushing attack was so good in James Casey's absence that Vickers has taken over the starting job.

The First Fifteen: Week 10

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
We take an early look at a huge AFC North tussle, another big one in the NFC South and all the rest of the best action in Week 10.

Too much Foster, Tate for Browns

Posted Nov. 06, 2011 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Arian Foster rushed for 124 yards, Ben Tate ran for 115 and both scored touchdowns in the Texans' 30-12 win over the Browns.

Browns-Texans matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 05, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Texans game.

Browns-Texans matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Texans game.

Texans ILB Ryans will resume greater workload

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 11:04 p.m. ET
Texans ILB DeMeco Ryans will be tested following the season-ending quad injury to reserve Darryl Sharpton.

Browns-Texans matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 10:58 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Texans game.

Browns-Texans matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 02, 2011 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Texans game.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 29, 2012
The NFL has reduced its fine on Smith for kicking Miami's Richie Incognito to $11,000.||||||| Smith was initially fined $21,000 by the league for kicking the Dolphins guard. Smith appealed, saying he was retaliating to Incognito's stepping on his right ankle during the season opener. He missed two practices the following week with soreness in the ankle.
Posted Nov. 29, 2012
The NFL has reduced its fine on Smith for kicking Miami's Richie Incognito to $11,000.||||||| Smith was initially fined $21,000 by the league for kicking the Dolphins guard. Smith appealed, saying he was retaliating to Incognito's stepping on his right ankle during the season opener. He missed two practices the following week with soreness in the ankle.
Posted Sept. 14, 2012
Smith says he's been fined $21,000 by the league for kicking Miami guard Richie Incognito during last week's win over the Dolphins. Smith missed two practices this week with a sore right ankle. He says he was only retaliating when Incognito tried to twist his ankle after the whistle.||||||| Smith practiced on Friday and coach Gary Kubiak expects him to play against the Jaguars.
Posted Jan. 19, 2012
Smith was added to the AFC's Pro Bowl roster.||||||| Smith finished with a career-high 6 1/2 sacks for the NFL's second-ranked defense.
Posted Sept. 04, 2011
A man has been found dead at the bottom of the swimming pool at the home of Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith. Fort Bend County sheriff's spokesman Bob Haenel (HAY'-nuhl) says the suspected drowning was reported about 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Smith's home just north of the Houston suburb of Richmond. He says foul play is not suspected, but an autopsy has been ordered.||||||| The 6-foot-4, 295-pound Smith is about to start his eighth season, and third with the Texans. He's started 31 of 32 games for Houston since signing with the team as a free agent before the 2009 season. Smith was originally a fifth-round pick by Arizona in the 2004 draft out of Oklahoma State. "We are aware of the situation," Texans general manager Rick Smith said in a statement Sunday.

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