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Danieal Manning

Danieal Manning - #38 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 210 lbs.
Birthday 08/09/1982
Birthplace Corsicana, TX
College Abilene Christian
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 2nd round, 10th pick by Bears

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Chasing Colts, Texans take CB Jackson

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 10:43 p.m. ET
Alabama CB Kareem Jackson could start immediately as the Texans try to catch the Colts and Peyton Manning in the AFC South.

Texans' D-line young, promising

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The best could be ahead for a Texans defensive line that doesn't have a lineman who will be older than 28 years of age as of Week One currently on the roster.

Competition between Rackers, Brown one to watch in Houston

Posted April 07, 2010 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
The Texans' addition of ex-Cardinal Neil Rackers sets up an intriguing PK competition between Rackers and Kris Brown, who has held the position since the franchise began play in 2002.

Texans' Ryans gets his payday

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
MLB DeMeco Ryans is the latest member of the Texans' vaunted draft class of 2006 to get a big payday, and TE Owen Daniels and DE Mario Williams are also in line to receive lucrative multi-year deals at some point.

Texans sign MLB Ryans to six-year deal

Posted March 30, 2010 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
The Texans signed MLB DeMeco Ryans to a six-year contract on Tuesday, multiple media outlets reported.

Smith's versatility could be asset for Texans

Posted March 18, 2010 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
In newly signed Wade Smith, the Texans have an offensive lineman who can play all three positions, which gives them an array of options as they figure out who will start along the interior of the line.

Texans TE Daniels not ruling out holdout

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 10:22 a.m. ET
TE Owen Daniels told PFW negotiations on a long-term contract appear to be moving in the right direction with the Texans and he's hoping to avoid skipping practices this year.

Report: Texans sign OL Smith

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
The Texans agreed with Chiefs UFA OL Wade Smith on a four-year, $12 million contract on Wednesday, The Houston Chronicle reported.

Texans no longer Super long shots

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 4:31 a.m. ET
How well the Texans can cope with the loss of CB Dunta Robinson will go a long way in determining whether they will be contenders in 2010, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Early winners and losers in free agency

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the teams that have spent the most wisely to this point and which ones overextended themselves after the first weekend of free agency.

Report: Texans re-sign WR Walter

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
The Texans on Friday agreed to terms with WR Kevin Walter on a five-year, $21.5 million contract with $8 million in guaranteed money, The Houston Chronicle reported.

Report: Texans re-sign P Turk to one-year deal

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 8:34 a.m. ET
The Texans re-signed P Matt Turk to a one-year contract, The Houston Chronicle reported Friday morning.

Report: Texans tender RFAs Daniels, Ryans at highest level

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 7:04 p.m. ET
The Texans have tendered RFA TE Owen Daniels and MLB DeMeco Ryans at the highest level, The Houston Chronicle reported Wednesday.

Texans acknowledge re-signing Walter will be challenging

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
Speaking at the NFL Scouting Combine, Texans general manager Rick Smith indicated that re-signing UFA WR Kevin Walter would be challenging.

AFC South team needs

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 9:59 a.m. ET
Steve Slaton's shoulder injury and fumbling problems may have convinced the Texans that they need to acquire an every-down back who can reduce Slaton's load. PFW continues its series evaluating the needs of every team — this time, the ...

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Posted July 29, 2011
Houston agreed to terms with Manning late Thursday.||||||| The 6-foot Manning, a 28-year-old native of nearby Corsicana, started all 16 games for Chicago last season, and also returns kickoffs, another need for the Texans.
Posted May 19, 2010
Manning has signed his one-year tender offer from the Bears.||||||| Manning has started 40 of 61 games played during his four seasons with the Bears. he has six interceptions, six forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. A valuable special teams contributor, Manning has 11 kickoff returns for 40 or more yards over the past two seasons, which leads the NFL. He averaged a league-high 29.7 yards per kickoff return (1,070 yards on 36 returns) in 2008.
Posted Sept. 18, 2009
Manning told reporters he has been told he will start Sunday's home opener against the Steelers after coming back from a hamstring injury. Last week, Kevin Payne started at free safety.||||||| Manning had a pulled hamstring through much of training camp and preseason but played nickel back against Green Bay. Although he's healthy enough to resume his old starting job, Manning expects to be tested by the Steelers. "I'm quite sure they're going to throw deep a lot, especially me coming back from a hammy injury they're going to try to go deep," Manning said.
Posted Oct. 13, 2008
Manning was inactive for Sunday's game because of an injured hamstring.||||||| Corey Graham started in his place.
Posted Sept. 11, 2006
Rookie Danieal Manning picked off Brett Favre for his first career interception in the Chicago Bears' 26-0 win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.||||||| The Bears defense is one of the best in the league, as it shutout Favre for the first time in his career. Last season, the Chicago defense allowed a league-low 12.2 points per game.

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