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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

Injuries have taken toll on Texans O-line

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
The Texans have missed starting ORT Derek Newton the past two weeks — perhaps even more than initially expected.

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.

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.


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.