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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

Kubiak: TE Daniels will be back with Texans

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 10:37 p.m. ET
Houston head coach Gary Kubiak has assured the media that Owen Daniels will return next season even though the star tight end endured an injury-plagued campaign, according to AFC South Whispers.

Texans appear to have some 3-4 pieces in place

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
With the Texans hiring Wade Phillips to fix one of the NFL's worst defenses, the focus turns to who will execute his defense.

Texans hire Phillips as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
The Texans hired former Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips as their defensive coordinator on Wednesday, the club announced.

Texans announce Kubiak stays, defense changes

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Texans have announced that head coach Gary Kubiak will be retained for a sixth season in Houston, but his coaching staff will have a different look in 2011.

Week 17 Players of the Week

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 9:47 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Texans RB Arian Foster, Packers OLB Erik Walden and Patriots WR-PR Julian Edelman as its Players of the Week.

Foster, Texans end Jaguars' playoff hopes

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
Arian Foster ran for 180 yards to capture the NFL rushing title, and the Houston Texans ended Jacksonville's playoff hopes with a 34-17 win over the Jaguars on Sunda

Texans WR Johnson to have ankle surgery; will miss season finale

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
Texans WR Andre Johnson will have arthroscopic surgery on his right ankle and miss Sunday's season finale against the Jaguars.

Texans TE Daniels makes late return to form

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 9:20 p.m. ET
In the final weeks of the season, TE Owen Daniels finally started to again consistently show the playmaking ability that has distinguished him in his five-year NFL career.

Reports: Kubiak could be back in Houston with new defensive coordinator

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Embattled Texans head coach Gary Kubiak could be back in 2011, but with a new defensive coordinator, the NFL Network and The Houston Chronicle reported Wednesday.

Texans' inability to stop Tebow a new low

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 12:50 a.m. ET
In a terribly disappointing season for the Texans' defense, its second-half collapse at Denver Sunday may take the cake.

Tebow leads Broncos back in 24-23 win

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
Tim Tebow rallied the Broncos past the Texans 24-23 when he scored on a 6-yard scramble with three minutes left in his first home start Sunday, capping a comeback from a 17-point halftime deficit.

Smith, Cushing say on-field flare-up forgotten

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 5:17 p.m. ET
Houston's Antonio Smith and Brian Cushing say the confrontation between the two during the Week 15 game at Tennessee was a "heat-of-the-moment thing" that has been patched up, according to AFC South Whispers.

Texans' first-half woes prove too much to overcome

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 9:50 p.m. ET
Besides their very disappointing pass defense, slow starts have hampered the Texans all season, as evidenced by a few relevant statistics.

Tebow will remain Broncos starting QB

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
Broncos head coach Eric Studesville announced Monday that Tim Tebow will remain the team's starting quarterback and start against the Texans on Sunday.

Collins, Johnson lead Titans over Houston

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Kerry Collins threw for two touchdowns and 237 yards and Chris Johnson ran for a TD and 130 yards as the Tennessee Titans snapped a six-game skid by beating the Houston Texans 31-17 on Sunday.

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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