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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

Browns-Texans matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Texans game.

OLB Williams feels ahead of schedule

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
Injured Texans OLB Mario Williams says he's healing "extremely fast" in his recovery from a torn chest muscle that will sideline him the rest of this season.

Drowning at Texans DE Smith's home ruled accidental

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
The Galveston County medical examiner's office has ruled the death of a man at the home of Texans DE Antonio Smith an accidental drowning.

Texans 3-0 in division with win over Jags

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
Arian Foster rushed for 112 yards and a touchdown, and the Texans shut down rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert and the NFL's worst offense in a 24-14 win over the Jaguars on Sunday.

Texans DBs Nolan, McCain will see larger roles

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Texans FS Danieal Manning is out indefinitely after fracturing his fibula. Houston will need big contributions from DBs Troy Nolan and Brice McCain in Manning's absence.

Foster, Flowers and Scobee named AFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
Texans RB Arian Foster, Chiefs CB Brandon Flowers and Jaguars PK Josh Scobee were named AFC Players of the Week for Week Seven.

Week Seven Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Arian Foster, Brandon Flowers and Josh Scobee as its Players of the Week.

Texans FS Manning out at least four weeks

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Texans will be without FS Danieal Manning for at least four weeks after he had surgery on his left fibula Monday, head coach Gary Kubiak announced.

Foster rushes Texans to huge win

Posted Oct. 23, 2011 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Arian Foster ran for 115 yards and two touchdowns and added 119 more receiving with a 78-yard TD as the Texans routed the Titans 41-7.

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.

Texans add FS Keo, place SS Barber on I.R.

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 8:59 p.m. ET
The Texans added rookie FS Shiloh Keo to the active roster, replacing SS Dominique Barber, who was placed on the Reserve/Injured list. 

Browns sign RB Ogbonnaya

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
The Browns signed RB Chris Ogbonnaya off Houston's practice squad Tuesday and waived third-string RB Armond Smith, the team announced.

The First Fifteen: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
In this early look at the league's action in Week Seven, we talk Tim Tebow, the rest of the QB changes potentially afoot, and plenty more.

Flacco rebounds as Ravens top Texans

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw for 305 yards and ran for a score, Billy Cundiff kicked five field goals, and the Ravens pulled away to a 29-14 victory over the Texans.

Texans OLB Williams to have surgery Friday

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
According to a story on HoustonTexans.com, Texans OLB Mario Williams is set to have surgery on Friday to repair the left pectoral injury that ended his season after four-plus games.

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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