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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

Anderson, Jamison to fill in for Texans' Williams

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
With Texans DE Mario Williams out for the season because of a sports hernia, ex-Bears DE Mark Anderson and former undrafted free agent Tim Jamison will play more.

Texans place DE Williams, two others on I.R.

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The Texans have placed three players on injured reserve, including DE Mario Williams.

Texans to sign former Patriots, Broncos DE Green

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 11:05 a.m. ET
  The Texans will sign former Patriots and Broncos DE Jarvis Green, PFW learned Wednesday.  

Ravens beat Texans in overtime, 34-28

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 12:37 a.m. ET
Josh Wilson intercepted Matt Schaub's pass and returned it 12 yards for a touchdown in overtime. lifting the Baltimore Ravens to a 34-28 win over the Houston Texans on Monday night.

Texans' run defense a positive

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 9:42 p.m. ET
The Texans' defense has had a disappointing season overall, but their play against the run has been a strength.

Faulty radar in Houston

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4 a.m. ET
Mixed signals are once again the order of the day for the skidding Texans, a talented but inconsistent team that just can't ever seem to find a way to seal the deal.

Texans' Williams contends with sports hernia

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Texans DE Mario Williams, the team's top pass rusher, received treatment for a sports hernia the day before the loss to the Eagles and is playing through the injury.   

Vick rallies Eagles past Texans 34-24

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 12:14 a.m. ET
Michael Vick threw for 302 yards and accounted for three touchdowns, rallying the Philadelphia Eagles to a 34-24 victory over the Houston Texans on Thursday night.

CB Samuel out for Eagles

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Asante Samuel is inactive for tonight's game vs. the Texans, who will be without No. 1 TE Owen Daniels.

Texans place S Williams on IR, promote OG Smith

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Texans placed rookie S Torri Williams on injured reserve and promoted rookie OG Shelley Smith to fill his roster spot.

Texans stand up and fight — and get huge break

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 10:30 p.m. ET
Losses by the Jaguars and Colts on Sunday leave the Texans just one game out of first place in the AFC South as they prepare for a road game at Philadelphia on Thursday night. And in more good news for ...

Johnson and Finnegan each fined $25,000 for brawl

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
Texans WR Andre Johnson and Titans CB Cortland Finnegan were each fined $25,000 by the NFL on Monday for fighting in Sunday's game. Neither was suspended.

Brawl overshadows Texans' shutout of Titans

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
The Texans snapped a four-game losing streak while Houston WR Andre Johnson and Tennessee CB Cortland Finnegan were ejected for an ugly two-man brawl in the fourth quarter of a 20-0 Houston win over Tennessee on Sunday.

Johnson and Finnegan ejected for fight

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Texans WR Andre Johnson and Titans CB Cortland Finnegan were each ejected during the fourth quarter of the team's game today after exchanging punches.

Foster's productivity positive for struggling Texans

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
The biggest positive in what has been a disappointing Texans season to date has been the sustained success of RB Arian Foster, who is on pace for more than 1,600 yards rushing and has become a significant factor in ...

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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