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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

Texans LB Cushing has torn ACL

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
An MRI confirmed a torn ACL for Texans LB Brian Cushing, head coach Gary Kubiak confirmed at his press conference.

AFC South Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Texans remain undefeated after their Monday-night win, and the Colts picked up an emotional win over the Packers.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: Cushing injury a significant blow to Texans

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
The Texans remained undefeated Monday night, but it wasn't without consequence: defensive captain Brian Cushing reportedly suffered a season-ending knee injury.

Power rankings: Watt keeps Texans in top spot

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 10:18 a.m. ET
J.J. Watt had another big game as the Texans avoided an upset in Week Five to remain 5-0 and No. 1 in PFW's Power Rankings.

Brian Cushing suffers knee injury

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 1:13 a.m. ET
Texans star LILB Brian Cushing was knocked out of Houston's 23-17 victory over the Jets with what looked to be a serious knee injury.

Foster runs for 152 yards as Texans top Jets

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 12:06 a.m. ET
Arian Foster ran for 152 yards and a TD, and the Texans stayed unbeaten by defeating the Jets for the first time in team history.

Tate, Keller among Monday night's inactives

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Texans RB Ben Tate and Jets TE Dustin Keller are among the inactive players for the Week Five Monday night game.

Four Jets, including Keller, listed as doubtful

Posted Oct. 06, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Jets TE Dustin Keller, WR Stephen Hill, NT Sione Po'uha and FB John Conner are all doubtful for the Monday night against the Texans.

Texans' ground game a work in progress

Posted Oct. 05, 2012 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
The Texans might be the best team in football with one-quarter of the season in the book, but their running game has yet to hit its stride.

Texans re-sign S Nolan

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
The Texans brought back S Troy Nolan and cut veteran QB John Beck, the team announced Wednesday.

Power rankings: Cardinals fly up the ranks

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 10:46 a.m. ET
The undefeated Cardinals moved up in this week's edition of the PFW Power Rankings, but they still sit behind fellow undefeateds the Texans and Falcons.

AFC South Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
The AFC South continues to look like a one-horse race, as the Texans outclassed the Titans, and the Jaguars failed to take advantage of the Bengals' injury woes.

Texans roll past Titans to get to 4-0

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Danieal Manning and Kareem Jackson returned interceptions for touchdowns and Matt Schaub threw two TD passes in the Texans' 38-14 win over the Titans.

Injury to Jean opens door for rookie Posey

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
A knee injury sustained to first-year WR Lester Jean, just as he was starting to come on, opens the door for third-rounder DeVier Posey to see his first NFL action.

NFL suspends Broncos MLB Mays one game for hit

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Broncos MLB Joe Mays one game for his hit on Texans QB Matt Schaub, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported.

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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