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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

Texans sign first-round CB Jackson

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 11:07 a.m. ET
Houston has signed its first-round draft choice, CB Kareem Jackson, to a five-year contract, PFW's Texans correspondent, John McClain, is reporting on his Twitter account. Details of the deal weren't immediately available.

Reports: Texans agree with rookie RB Tate

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
The Texans and RB Ben Tate, a second-round pick from Auburn, have agreed on a contract, ESPN and The Houston Chronicle reported Thursday. ESPN reported the contract is for four years.

Texans sign rookie TE Graham

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
The Texans signed rookie TE Garrett Graham on Wednesday, the club announced. Terms were not disclosed.

RB Henry vying to stick with Texans

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
RB Chris Henry, who showed promise early in his career before being suspended, is competing for a roster spot with Houston after a couple of unproductive seasons.

AFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 8:41 a.m. ET
In the third installment in our series of training-camp reports, we look at the AFC South teams.

Texans, Falcons hoping to get over hump

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 9:12 a.m. ET
With Houston and Atlanta being the highest-rated teams not to make the playoffs last season, NFList examines how other recent "near-miss" clubs fared the following season.

Texans sign WR Dickerson

Posted July 14, 2010 @ 8 p.m. ET
The Texans signed WR Dorin Dickerson, a seventh-round selection from Pittsburgh, on Wednesday.

Texans have solid reserve options at cornerback

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
One position where the Texans have accumulated solid depth is cornerback.

Okoye sheds weight; will sacks come?

Posted June 22, 2010 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
A lighter Texans DT Amobi Okoye has "been tougher to handle" for the team's offense to handle in offseason workouts, head coach Gary Kubiak told Houston reporters at the end of the club's final minicamp.

Texans sign FB Griffith, two others

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 9:12 a.m. ET
The Texans signed veteran TE Derek Fine, FB Justin Griffith and WR Bobby Williams on Wednesday.

Texans sign OG Smith

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 9:08 a.m. ET
The Texans signed OG Shelley Smith, a sixth-round pick from Colorado State, on Wednesday.

Vikings sign RB Moats

Posted June 15, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
The Vikings have signed RB Ryan Moats to join their crowded running back situation.

Texans TE Daniels, LB Sharpton sign contracts

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
Texans TE Owen Daniels signed his one-year restricted free-agent tender with the club on Friday, the club announced. Also, the Texans signed LB Darryl Sharpton, a fourth-round pick.

Texans' young TEs getting work in Daniels' absence

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
While Texans TE Owen Daniels works his way back from a November knee injury, rookie Garrett Graham and second-year pro James Casey have received a lot of work in OTAs.

Reports: Texans, DT Mitchell agree on deal

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
The Texans and DT Earl Mitchell, a third-round pick from Arizona, have agreed on a contract, The Houston Chronicle and ESPN reported Wednesday.

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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