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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

Anderson, Jamison to fill in for Texans' Williams

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
With Texans DE Mario Williams out for the season because of a sports hernia, ex-Bears DE Mark Anderson and former undrafted free agent Tim Jamison will play more.

Texans place DE Williams, two others on I.R.

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The Texans have placed three players on injured reserve, including DE Mario Williams.

Texans to sign former Patriots, Broncos DE Green

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 11:05 a.m. ET
  The Texans will sign former Patriots and Broncos DE Jarvis Green, PFW learned Wednesday.  

Ravens beat Texans in overtime, 34-28

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 12:37 a.m. ET
Josh Wilson intercepted Matt Schaub's pass and returned it 12 yards for a touchdown in overtime. lifting the Baltimore Ravens to a 34-28 win over the Houston Texans on Monday night.

Texans' run defense a positive

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 9:42 p.m. ET
The Texans' defense has had a disappointing season overall, but their play against the run has been a strength.

Faulty radar in Houston

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4 a.m. ET
Mixed signals are once again the order of the day for the skidding Texans, a talented but inconsistent team that just can't ever seem to find a way to seal the deal.

Texans' Williams contends with sports hernia

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Texans DE Mario Williams, the team's top pass rusher, received treatment for a sports hernia the day before the loss to the Eagles and is playing through the injury.   

Vick rallies Eagles past Texans 34-24

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 12:14 a.m. ET
Michael Vick threw for 302 yards and accounted for three touchdowns, rallying the Philadelphia Eagles to a 34-24 victory over the Houston Texans on Thursday night.

CB Samuel out for Eagles

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Asante Samuel is inactive for tonight's game vs. the Texans, who will be without No. 1 TE Owen Daniels.

Texans place S Williams on IR, promote OG Smith

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Texans placed rookie S Torri Williams on injured reserve and promoted rookie OG Shelley Smith to fill his roster spot.

Texans stand up and fight — and get huge break

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 10:30 p.m. ET
Losses by the Jaguars and Colts on Sunday leave the Texans just one game out of first place in the AFC South as they prepare for a road game at Philadelphia on Thursday night. And in more good news for ...

Johnson and Finnegan each fined $25,000 for brawl

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
Texans WR Andre Johnson and Titans CB Cortland Finnegan were each fined $25,000 by the NFL on Monday for fighting in Sunday's game. Neither was suspended.

Brawl overshadows Texans' shutout of Titans

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
The Texans snapped a four-game losing streak while Houston WR Andre Johnson and Tennessee CB Cortland Finnegan were ejected for an ugly two-man brawl in the fourth quarter of a 20-0 Houston win over Tennessee on Sunday.

Johnson and Finnegan ejected for fight

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Texans WR Andre Johnson and Titans CB Cortland Finnegan were each ejected during the fourth quarter of the team's game today after exchanging punches.

Foster's productivity positive for struggling Texans

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
The biggest positive in what has been a disappointing Texans season to date has been the sustained success of RB Arian Foster, who is on pace for more than 1,600 yards rushing and has become a significant factor in ...

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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