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Wade Smith

Wade Smith - #74 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 307 lbs.
Birthday 04/26/1981
Birthplace Dallas, TX
College Memphis
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 3rd round, 14th pick by Dolphins

Fantasy spin: Texans WR DeVier Posey

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
Does DeVier Posey have the ability to crack the starting lineup for the Texans, and does he give fantasy owners an option other than Andre Johnson?

Posey addition could mean end of Jones' tenure in Houston

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
Texans fans badly wanted a receiver in the draft – almost as much as their desire to see Jacoby Jones run out of town. It appears both of their wishes will be granted.

Mercilus will help replace Williams in Houston

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 11 p.m. ET
The Titans hope that first-round pick Whitney Mercilus can fill the void created by the departure of OLB Mario Williams to Buffalo.

Report: Redskins add PK Rackers

Posted April 24, 2012 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
The Redskins have signed PK Neil Rackers to a one-year deal, according to PFW correspondent John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.

Source: Playing Casey at FB will hurt Texans

Posted April 21, 2012 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The likelihood of James Casey starting at fullback for Houston may prove to be a mistake, according to PFW's Whispers.

New Texans ILB James signed to develop Sharpton

Posted April 20, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Although new Texans ILB Bradie James has more experience in Wade Phillips' "D" than any of his teammates, it's Darryl Sharpton's starting job to lose.

Texans announce front-office changes

Posted April 18, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
The Texans announced of pair of changes in their front office on Wednesday, promoting D. Cal McNair and Suzie Thomas.

Texans' Quin: Leaders will emerge, we'll be fine

Posted April 13, 2012 @ 7:30 p.m. ET
SS Glover Quin was disappointed Houston parted ways with some locker-room favorites, but he's confident new leaders will emerge.

Texans agree to terms with ILB James

Posted April 12, 2012 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Texans have added another piece to their new-look linebacking corps, agreeing to terms on Thursday with free-agent ILB Bradie James.

Texans' Barwin likely to terrorize QBs even more

Posted April 07, 2012 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
With Connor Barwin healthy and not having to learn a new defense, the linebacker figures to be even better, according to our "Whispers."

Texans re-sign S Demps

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Texans re-signed free-agent S Quintin Demps, the team announced Thursday.

Houston Texans

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Here are the Houston Texans top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

Connecting the draft dots

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers a creative, draft-related perspective on five of the biggest NFL moves so far this offseason.

AFC South draft needs

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 10:16 a.m. ET
With three AFC South teams having wide receiver as their No. 1 need, Notre Dame's Michael Floyd may get some consideration in Round One.

Texans sign P Jones

Posted March 29, 2012 @ 10:46 a.m. ET
The Texans have agreed to a two-year deal with P Donnie Jones.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 11, 2010
Smith, an unrestricted free agent courted for his versatility, has agreed to terms with the Houston Texans, his Nashville-based agent, Brian Parker, confirmed. Smith's four-year deal includes $6.25 million in guaranteed money in the first year and averages about $3 million a season.||||||| An eight-year veteran who started 16 games over the last two seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, Smith is expected to challenge for a starting job at guard or center with the Texans. He also was courted by the Buffalo Bills and Arizona Cardinals.
Posted April 21, 2008
The Chiefs signed Smith to a two-year contract.||||||| Smith has been primarily a tackle in his six-year career, but is expected to compete for the center spot with Kansas City, the Chiefs said Monday. The 6-foot-4, 296-pound Smith played the last two seasons with the New York Jets, primarily as an offensive lineman and on special teams. He's also played with the Miami Dolphins, which picked him in the third round in 2003.
Posted March 12, 2007
Smith, who played in nine games with the Jets last season, re-signed with New York on Monday.||||||| Smith, who is entering his fifth NFL season, signed with the Jets last September. He was originally drafted by Miami in the third round in 2003. He has played in 29 NFL games, starting 18.
Posted March 10, 2007
Smith, a backup offensive lineman, re-signed with the New York Jets for one year, agent Brian Parker said Saturday.||||||| The versatile unrestricted free agent spent most of last season with the Jets, where he was reunited with offensive line coach Tony Wise, who coached him in Miami. The Dolphins selected Smith in the third round of the 2003 draft and released him last year.

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