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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 reach agreement with OLT Brown

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
The Texans reached an agreement on a new contract with OLT Duane Brown, PFW correspondent John McClain of the Houston Chronicle first reported.

Re-signing OLT Brown high priority for Texans

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
The Texans have a number of prized players with expiring contracts at the end of 2012, but priority No. 1 is re-signing OLT Duane Brown.

Texans OLT Brown injures ankle

Posted Aug. 01, 2012 @ 6 p.m. ET
Texans OLT Duane Brown injured his left ankle in Wednesday’s practice when a teammate fell into his leg.

Texans want to lock up OT Brown

Posted Feb. 25, 2012 @ 11:32 p.m. ET
The Texans face a predicament in how to sign their 2012 free agents, but they also want to be certain to lock up OLT Duane Brown long term, according to AFC Whispers.

Texans must get back to pounding football

Posted Oct. 21, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The Texans' offensive line is beginning to receive praise for being one of the league's better units, but it has struggled in recent weeks.

Jaguars' rookie defensive ends getting chances

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Jacksonville is giving two of its rookies, DEs Austen Lane and Larry Hart, more playing time now that it has demoted underachieving Derrick Harvey, according to AFC South Whispers.

Texans searched players' lockers for banned substances

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 10:40 p.m. ET
Concerned that some of his players might be using illegal substances, Texans owner Bob McNair instructed team staffers to search the players' lockers and remove any substances not approved by the league.

Texans starting OLT Brown suspended four games

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Texans starting OLT Duane Brown has been suspended by the NFL for four games for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.

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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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