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Derek Newton

Derek Newton - #75 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 318 lbs.
Birthday 11/16/1987
Birthplace Utica, MS
College Arkansas State
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 7th round, 11th pick by Texans

Texans OT Butler out for season

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 9 a.m. ET
Texans ORT Rashad Butler will miss the 2012 season after suffering a torn triceps in Thursday’s preseason finale, head coach Gary Kubiak confirmed. 

Newton lands at ORT spot for Texans

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
Texans coach Gary Kubiak said Monday that Derek Newton has beaten out Rashad Butler for the starting job at right tackle.

Gaither, Mondek among Texans' cuts

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
The Texans cut several players, including LB Omar Gaither and sixth-round rookie OT Nick Mondek, on Monday.

Texans place PK Bullock on I.R.

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
The Texans placed rookie PK Randy Bullock on injured reserve Sunday, head coach Gary Kubiak told the media.

Texans could face more OL changes in 2013

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
The rebuilding of the right side of the Texans' offensive line has been a big story this offseason and more changes could be coming in 2013.

Texans reach agreement with OLT Brown

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
The Texans reached an agreement on a new contract with OLT Duane Brown, PFW correspondent John McClain of the Houston Chronicle first reported.

Re-signing OLT Brown high priority for Texans

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
The Texans have a number of prized players with expiring contracts at the end of 2012, but priority No. 1 is re-signing OLT Duane Brown.

Texans sign Gaither, place Fox on I.R.

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
The Texans filled their need at linebacker Thursday, signing Omar Gaither after placing Keyaron Fox on injured reserve.

Texans DE Watt suffers elbow injury

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
Texans DE J.J. Watt left practice on Thursday with an elbow injury.

Texans OLT Brown injures ankle

Posted Aug. 01, 2012 @ 6 p.m. ET
Texans OLT Duane Brown injured his left ankle in Wednesday’s practice when a teammate fell into his leg.

Texans sign DE King

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
The Texans signed former Saints DE Mitch King on Monday.

Texans like Beck's experience for No. 3 QB job

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Veteran QB John Beck is a very strong candidate to earn the No. 3 QB job for the Texans thanks to his five years of NFL experience.

Texans WR Johnson hurts groin, leaves practice

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
WR Andre Johnson left Sunday morning's practice with a pulled groin muscle, but coach Gary Kubiak says the injury doesn't appear significant.

Texans re-sign WR Johnson

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Texans re-signed WR Bryant Johnson on Thursday, according to PFW correspondent John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.

Report: Patriots add DT Bulman

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The Patriots agreed to terms with DT Tim Bulman, according to Pro Football Talk.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 23, 2012
Newton was active for Sunday's game against the Colts.||||||| Newton had been nursing a right knee injury.
Posted Aug. 27, 2012
Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak says Newton has won the starting job at right tackle, beating out Rashad Butler.||||||| The 6-foot-6, 318-pound Newton was a seventh-round draft pick in 2011. Butler, entering his sixth season with Houston, was sidelined much of last season with a left triceps injury. Kubiak met with both players on Monday before announcing his decision.

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