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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

Week Three Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Jamaal Charles, J.J. Watt and Darius Reynaud as its Players of the Week.

Power rankings: Texans take over at the top

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
Matt Schaub and the Texans, one of just three remaining undefeated teams, take over at the top of our weekly NFL rankings.

AFC South Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Here is our team-by-team take on the state of the AFC South following Week Three.

Texans hold off Broncos, Manning

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
Matt Schaub outplayed Peyton Manning on Sunday, throwing four touchdown passes to lead the Texans to a 31-25 victory over the Broncos.

AFC South Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
Here is our team-by-team take on the state of the AFC South following Week Two.

Foster, Texans run all over Jaguars

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Arian Foster ran for 110 yards and a touchdown and the Texans dominated from the opening kickoff in a 27-7 win at Jacksonville on Sunday.

Texans' Watt quickly becoming dominant force

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Texans DLE J.J. Watt began the 2012 campaign in similarly dominant fashion to his '11 postseason.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: Texans becoming one of league's best organizations

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
By locking up QB Matt Schaub to a long-term extension, the Texans continued to prove that they understand the right way to build long-term success.

AFC South Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
Here is our team-by-team take on the state of the AFC South following Week One.

Texans sign QB Schaub to extension

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Texans QB Matt Schaub signed a contract extension Sunday that's reportedly worth $62 million over four years.

Texans pick Tannehill three times in 30-10 win

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Houston's defense dominated rookie Ryan Tannehill and Miami in the Texans' 30-10 win over the Dolphins on Sunday.

Texans CB Harris making strides

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
After a very quiet rookie season, Texans CB Brandon Harris was the Texans most improved defensive player this summer.

Texans sign OT Harris

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Texans announced the signing of veteran OT Ryan Harris to replace injured OT Rashad Butler.

Bears trade FB Clutts to Texans for CB McManis

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
The Bears traded FB Tyler Clutts to the Teans for CB Sherrick McManis, PFW correspondent John McClain of the Houston Chronicle first reported.

Fan falls to death at Reliant Stadium

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
A fan who attended a preseason Texans' game at Reliant Stadium fell to his death from an escalator, officials said Friday.

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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