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Duane Brown

Duane Brown - #76 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 320 lbs.
Birthday 08/30/1985
Birthplace Richmond, VA
College Virginia Tech
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 26th pick by Texans

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 Aug. 16, 2012
A person with direct knowledge of the deal says the Houston Texans have agreed to a new contract with Brown.||||||| The 6-foot-4, 320-pound Brown has started all but four games since the Texans drafted him with the 26th overall pick in 2008. Brown earned Associated Press All-Pro second team honors in 2011 after helping the Texans set a franchise record for yards rushing (2,448).
Posted Aug. 06, 2012
Brown returned to practice after sustaining a minor injury last week.||||||| Brown hurt his left leg last Wednesday. The starter at left tackle for the past four seasons, Brown took his regular allotment of reps Monday morning.
Posted Oct. 19, 2010
Brown worked out with his team Tuesday after serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on banned substances. "Longest four weeks of my life," Brown said.||||||| Brown, Houston's first-round draft pick in 2008, said he "unknowingly took a supplement tainted with a banned substance." He would not identify the supplement, but acknowledged that he was "naive" for even trying it. The Texans have a bye this week and went through a light morning workout on Tuesday. Coach Gary Kubiak expects Brown to start Houston's next game, at Indianapolis on Nov. 1.
Posted Sept. 21, 2010
Brown has been suspended for four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing drugs.||||||| Brown said Tuesday he "unknowingly took a supplement tainted with a banned substance." Brown's suspension begins immediately, meaning he will miss the undefeated Texans' showdown Sunday with the Dallas Cowboys. His first game back will be Nov. 1 at Indianapolis. The former first-round pick has the crucial role of protecting the blind side of Texans quarterback Matt Schaub. Brown held his own in a season-opening battle with Colts All-Pro end Dwight Freeney.
Posted Dec. 20, 2009
Brown injured his left knee in the third quarter against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. The team said his return was questionable.||||||| It was unclear how Brown was injured. Rashard Butler replaced Brown, the Texans' first-round pick in 2008.

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