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Texans | Connor Barwin to challenge for starting job

Houston Texans LB Connor Barwin (ankle) is expected to compete for playing time at strongside linebacker with rookie DL/LB Brooks Reed in defensive coordinator Wade Phillips' new 3-4 defensive scheme. "Connor Barwin certainly has a lot of potential," Phillips said. "Missing a year has hurt him, but he's going ability to rush the passer, and that's what we like."

2011-05-12 00:01:12 | Source: HoustonTexans.com - Nick Scurfield

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