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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
77 3 2

Texans RB Tate developing undesirable reputation

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Texans, when healthy, have arguably the most talented one-two backfield punch in the NFL. But backup Ben Tate is proving that staying healthy is a tall order.

RB Grimes rejoins Texans

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
The Texans claimed RB Jonathan Grimes off waivers from the Jets and waived LB Mister Alexander.

Texans add DT McClain

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
The Texans signed DT Terrell McClain and placed rookie DE David Hunter on injured reserve with a toe injury.

NFL Links: Luck more impressive than RG3?

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
Andrew Luck is still better than RG3, Wade Phillips has the Texans' pass rush humming and Chiefs fans are feeling neglected.

AFC South Spin cycle: Texans send message to rest of AFC

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
The Texans sent an emphatic message to the rest of the AFC in Week Seven: the road to New Orleans appears likely to travel through Houston.

Texans first-rounder Mercilus starting to flash

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
First-round OLB Whitney Mercilus played the best game of his young career in the Texans' Week Seven pasting of the Ravens.

Texans rout Ravens in battle of AFC's best

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Matt Schaub threw two touchdown passes and the Texans dominated a showdown of the AFC's two teams, routing the Ravens 43-13 on Sunday.

AFC South Spin cycle: Texans' mistakes add up

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 3:28 p.m. ET
The Titans got a much-needed win over the Steelers, Glover Quin and the Texans were humbled by the Packers and the Colts were crushed by the Jets.

Packers topple Texans behind Rodgers' six TDs

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers set a career high six touchdown passes, and the Packers routed the previously unbeaten Texans 42-24 on Sunday night.

NFL Links: Texans' offense in no rush

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
The Texans aren't conforming to the NFL's hurry-up trends, Alex Smith is suddenly a savior and Pete Carroll squares off with his old team.

Cushing's absence likely to be felt most in Texans' dime package

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 9:32 p.m. ET
The Texans will miss ILB Brian Cushing in a number of ways, but likely none greater than his coverage abilities in Houston's dime package.

Phillips: Slauson's block on Cushing 'unnecessary'

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 9:16 p.m. ET
Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said the block by Jets OG Matt Slauson that ended LB Brian Cushing's season was "unnecessary."

Broncos add WR-KR Holliday

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The Broncos claimed WR-KR Trindon Holliday off waivers from the Texans, the team announced Thursday.

Texans sign LB Ruud

Posted Oct. 10, 2012 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
The Texans signed LB Barrett Ruud and released KR Trindon Holliday on Wednesday. They placed LB Brian Cushing on injured reserve.

Week Six primer: How deep are the Packers' problems?

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Eric Edholm provides a sneak peek into Week Six, including what to watch for in the big Packers-Texans matchup on Sunday night.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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