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Texans | Friday practice report

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:27:40 -0800

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee) and CB Kareem Jackson (knee) have been ruled out for Week 13 after not practicing Friday, Nov. 28. LB Akeem Dent (neck) is questionable. LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), DT Ryan Pickett (back) and S D.J. Swearinger (ankle), LB Max Bullough (hamstring), OT Tyson Clabo (foot), S Kendrick Lewis (knee), LB Mike Mohamed (hip), CB Darryl Morris (thigh) and LB Jeff Tarpinian (knee) are probable.

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Texans | Thursday practice report

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:20:40 -0800

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), LB Akeem Dent (neck) and Kareem Jackson (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 27. LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), DT Ryan Pickett (back) and SS D.J. Swearinger (ankle) were limited during practice, while LB Max Bullough (hamstring), OT Tyson Clabo (foot), FS Kendrick Lewis (knee), LB Mike Mohamed (hip), CB Darryl Morris (thigh) and LB Jeff Tarpinian (knee) fully participate in practice.

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Texans | Wednesday injury report

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:33:51 -0700

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee) and CB Darryl Morris (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 6 against the Indianapolis Colts. RB Alfred Blue (knee), CB A.J. Bouye (groin), OG Brandon Brooks (ankle), LB Brian Cushing (knee), LB Akeem Dent (shoulder), DE Tim Jamison (groin), WR Damaris Johnson (foot), OG Ben Jones (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), P Shane Lechler (hip), OT Derek Newton (ankle), DT Ryan Pickett (knee), S Eddie Pleasant (ankle), S D.J. Swearinger (elbow), LB Jeff Tarpinian (thigh) and DE J.J. Watt (thigh) are probable. Clowney, Morris and Cushing didn't practice Wednesday, Oct. 8. Joseph was limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Texans | Tuesday practice report

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:59:13 -0700

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), LB Brian Cushing (knee), WR Andre Johnson (ankle) and CB Darryl Morris (ankle) did not practice Tuesday, Oct. 7. RB Alfred Blue (knee), CB A.J. Bouye (groin), OG Brandon Brooks (ankle), DE Tim Jamison (groin), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), P Shane Lechler (hip), OT Derek Newton (ankle), DT Ryan Pickett (knee), SS Eddie Pleasant (ankle) and DE J.J. Watt (thigh) were limited. LB Akeem Dent (shoulder), WR Damaris Johnson (foot), OG Ben Jones (knee), SS D.J. Swearinger (elbow) and LB Jeff Tarpinian (thigh) were full participants.

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Texans | Monday practice report

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:15:50 -0700

Houston Texans RB Alfred Blue (knee), CB A.J. Bouye (groin), LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), P Shane Lechler (hip), CB Darryl Morris (ankle), LB Ricky Sapp (hamstring) and DE J.J. Watt (thigh) did not participate in practice Monday, Oct. 6. OG Brandon Brooks (ankle), DL Tim Jamison (groin), OL Derek Newton (ankle), DL Ryan Pickett (knee) and SS Eddie Pleasant (ankle) were limited participants, and LB Akeem Dent (shoulder), WR Damaris Johnson (foot), C Ben Jones (knee), SS D.J. Swearinger (elbow) and LB Jeff Tarpinian (thigh) were full participants.

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Texans | Friday injury report

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:32:29 -0700

Houston Texans CB A.J. Bouye (groin), LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), CB Darryl Morris (ankle) and S Eddie Pleasant (ankle) were ruled out for Week 5 against the Dallas Cowboys. TE Tim Jamison (groin) is questionable, while OT Duane Brown (knee), LB Brian Cushing (knee), LB Akeem Dent (shoulder), WR Damaris Johnson (foot), OG Ben Jones (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), P Shane Lechler (hip), C Chris Myers (ankle), S D.J. Swearinger (elbow) and DE J.J. Watt (thigh) are probable. Bouye, Clowney, Morris and Lechler didn't practice Friday, Oct. 3. Jamison and Watt were limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Texans | Thursday practice report

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:39:34 -0700

Houston Texans CB A.J. Bouye (groin), LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), DE Tim Jamison (groin), P Shane Lechler (hip), CB Darryl Morris (ankle), S Eddie Pleasant (ankle) and DE J.J. Watt (thigh) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 2. LB Brian Cushing (knee), OG Ben Jones (knee) and CB Johnathan Joseph (knee) were limited, while OT Duane Brown (knee), LB Akeem Dent (shoulder), WR Damaris Johnson (foot), C Chris Myers (ankle) and S D.J. Swearinger (elbow) practiced in full.

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Texans | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:29:14 -0700

Houston Texans CB A.J. Bouye (groin), OT Duane Brown (knee), LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), LB Brian Cushing (knee), DE Tim Jamison (groin), OG Ben Jones (knee), P Shane Lechler (hip), CB Darryl Morris (ankle), S Eddie Pleasant (ankle) and DE J.J. Watt (thigh) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. WR Damaris Johnson (foot) and CB Johnathan Joseph (knee) were limited, while LB Akeem Dent (shoulder), C Chris Myers (ankle) and S D.J. Swearinger (elbow) practiced in full.

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Texans | Friday injury report

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:08:00 -0700

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), S Shiloh Keo (calf) and S Eddie Pleasant (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 4 against the Buffalo Bills. CB A.J. Bouye (groin) and P Shane Lechler (hip) are questionable, while DE Jared Crick (neck), CB Kareem Jackson (thigh), DE Tim Jamison (groin), OG Ben Jones (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (foot, neck, knee) and S D.J. Swearinger (elbow, hip) are probable. Clowney, Keo, Pleasant, Bouye and Lechler didn't practice Friday, Sept. 26. Joseph and Swearinger were limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Texans | Thursday practice report

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:32:31 -0700

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), S Shiloh Keo (calf), P Shane Lechler (hip) and S Eddie Pleasant (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 25. CB A.J. Bouye (groin) and S D.J. Swearinger (elbow) were limited, while DE Jared Crick (neck), CB Kareem Jackson (thigh), DE Tim Jamison (groin), OG Ben Jones (knee) and CB Johnathan Joseph (foot, neck) practiced in full.

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Texans | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:46:34 -0700

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), S Shiloh Keo (calf), P Shane Lechler (hip) and S Eddie Pleasant (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 24. CB Kareem Jackson (thigh), OG Ben Jones (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (foot, neck) and S D.J. Swearinger (elbow) were limited, while DEs Jared Crick (neck) and Tim Jamison (groin) practiced in full.

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Texans | Friday injury report

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:43:31 -0700

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee) and Shiloh Keo (calf) have been ruled out for Week 3 against the New York Giants. OG Ben Jones (ankle, knee) and S D.J. Swearinger (elbow) are limited, while LB Akeem Dent (hamstring), TE Garrett Graham (ankle) TE C.J. Fiedorowicz (foot), DE Tim Jamison (groin), CB Johnathan Joseph (foot), DT Louis Nix (wrist) and FB Jay Prosch (hand) are probable. Clowney, Keo and Jones didn't practice Friday, Sept. 19. Swearinger was limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Texans | Thursday practice report

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:57:24 -0700

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee) and SS Shiloh Keo (calf) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 18. OG Ben Jones (ankle, knee) and SS D.J. Swearinger (elbow) were limited. LB Akeem Dent (hamstring), TE C.J. Fiedorowicz (foot), DE Tim Jamison (groin), CB Johnathan Joseph (foot), DT Louis Nix (wrist) and FB Jay Prosch (ahnd) fully participated.

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Texans | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:17:19 -0700

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee) and S Shiloh Keo (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. TE C.J. Fiedorowicz (foot), OG Ben Jones (ankle, knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (foot) and SS D.J. Swearinger (elbow) were limited, while LB Akeem Dent (hamstring), DE Tim Jamison (groin), DT Louis Nix (wrist) and FB Jay Prosch (hand) practiced in full.

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Texans | D.J. Swearinger won't be fined

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:35:57 -0700

Houston Texans SS D.J. Swearinger won't be fined for the hit that gave Denver Broncos WR Wes Welker a concussion.

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Texans | Friday injury report for Week 17

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 16:08:18 -0800

Houston Texans WR DeVier Posey (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 17. LB Joe Mays (knee) is listed as questionable. QB T.J. Yates (back), FB Greg Jones (knee), WR DeAndre Hopkins (ankle), TE Ryan Griffin (knee), OG Wade Smith (knee), OT Derek Newton (knee), DE Antonio D. Smith (knee), LB Brooks Reed (thumb), LB Darryl Sharpton (knee), LB Justin Tuggle (elbow), CB Josh Victorian (back) and SS D.J. Swearinger (foot) are listed as probable. Posey did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 27. Jones, Griffin, Mays, Sharpton, Antonio Smith and Wade Smith were limited during practice while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Texans | Thursday practice report for Week 17

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 16:14:26 -0800

Houston Texans FB Brad Smelley (back, calf), WR DeVier Posey (ankle) and LB Joe Mays (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 26. FB Greg Jones (knee), TE Ryan Griffin (knee), OG Wade Smith (knee), DE Antonio D. Smith (knee) and LB Darryl Sharpton (knee) were limited during practice. QB Case Keenum (thumb), QB T.J. Yates (back), WR DeAndre Hopkins (ankle), OT Derek Newton (knee), LB Brooks Reed (thumb), LB Justin Tuggle (elbow), CB Josh Victorian (back) and SS D.J. Swearinger (foot) fully participated in practice.

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Texans | Friday injury report for Week 16

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:38:00 -0800

Houston Texans QB Case Keenum (thumb) and WR DeVier Posey (ankle) are out for Week 16. FB Brad Smelley (back) is questionable. FB Greg Jones (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin), LB Darryl Sharpton (ankle), DE Antonio D. Smith (knee), OG Wade Smith (knee), LB Joe Mays (knee), LB Justin Tuggle (elbow), OT Derek Newton (knee), S D.J. Swearinger (foot), CB Josh Victorian (back), DE J.J. Watt (hand), LS Jonathan Weeks (elbow) and QB T.J. Yates are probable. Keenum and Posey missed practice Friday, Dec. 20. Jones, Joseph, Sharpton, both Smiths, Mays, Tuggle and Swearinger were limited while the others practiced in full.

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Texans | Thursday practice report for Week 16

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 13:28:58 -0800

Houston Texans QB Case Keenum (thumb), WR DeVier Posey (ankle) and FB Brad Smelley (back) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 19. FB Greg Jones (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin), LB Darryl Sharpton (ankle), DE Antonio D. Smith (knee), OG Wade Smith (knee), LB Joe Mays (knee) and LB Justin Tuggle (elbow) were limited. OT Derek Newton (knee), S D.J. Swearinger (foot), CB Josh Victorian (back), DE J.J. Watt (hand) and QB T.J. Yates (back) practiced in full.

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Texans | Wednesday practice report for Week 16

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 15:17:29 -0800

Houston Texans FB Greg Jones (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin), QB Case Keenum (thumb), WR DeVier Posey (ankle), LB Darryl Sharpton (ankle), DE Antonio D. Smith (knee) and OG Wade Smith (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 18. LBs Joe Mays (knee) and Justin Tuggle (elbow) were limited. OT Derek Newton (knee), RB Brad Smelley (back), S D.J. Swearinger (foot), CB Josh Victorian (back), DE J.J. Watt (hand) and LB Trevardo Williams (back) practiced in full.

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Texans | Friday injury report for Week 15

Fri, 13 Dec 2013 13:07:55 -0800

Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins (ankle) is questionable for Week 15. FB Greg Jones, LB Darryl Sharpton (wrist), OG Wade Smith (knee), CB Kareem Jackson (ribs), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin), FS Shiloh Keo (illness), LB Joe Mays (knee), CB Brice McCain (groin), OT Derek Newton (knee), S D.J. Swearinger (foot), LB Jeff Tarpinian (groin), CB Josh Victorian (back) and QB T.J. Yates (back) are probable. Hopkins, Jones, Sharpton and Smith were limited in practice Friday, Dec. 13, while the others practiced in full.

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Texans | Thursday practice report for Week 15

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:41:27 -0800

Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins (ankle), FB Greg Jones (knee), LB Darryl Sharpton (wrist) and OG Wade Smith (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 12. TE Jake Byrne (illness), CB Kareem Jackson (ribs), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin), FS Shiloh Keo (illness), CB Brice McCain (groin), OT Derek Newton (knee), S D.J. Swearinger (foot), LB Jeff Tarpinian (groin), CB Josh Victorian (back) and QB T.J. Yates (back) practiced in full.

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Texans | Wednesday practice report for Week 15

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:49:44 -0800

Houston Texans TE Jake Byrne (illness), RB Greg Jones (knee), S Shiloh Keo (illness) and OG Wade Smith (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 11. WR DeAndre Hopkins (ankle) and LB Darryl Sharpton (wrist) were limited. CB Kareem Jackson (ribs), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin), CB Brice McCain (groin), OT Derek Newton (knee), S D.J. Swearinger (foot), LB Jeff Tarpinian (groin), CB Josh Victorian (back) and QB T.J. Yates (back) practiced in full.

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Texans | Wednesday injury report for Week 14

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 14:55:29 -0800

Houston Texans CB Kareem Jackson (ribs), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin), LB Joe Mays (knee), LB Whitney Mercilus (hip), LB Mike Mohamed (hamstring), C Chris Myers (elbow), LB Darryl Sharpton (knee), G Wade Smith (knee) and LB Jeff Tarpinian (groin) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 4, and are probable for Week 14. S Shiloh Keo (neck), CB Brice McCain (hamstring), T Derek Newton (knee), DE Antonio D. Smith (non-injury), S Jawanza Starling (hamstring) and S D.J. Swearinger (foot) all fully practiced and are probable. RB Greg Jones (knee) was limited in practice and is questionable.

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Texans | Tuesday practice report for Week 14

Tue, 03 Dec 2013 16:27:38 -0800

Houston Texans DE Antonio D. Smith (non-injury) did not practice Tuesday, Dec. 3. CB Kareem Jackson (ribs), RB Greg Jones (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin), LB Joe Mays (knee), LB Whitney Mercilus (hip), LB Mike Mohamed (hamstring), C Chris Myers (elbow), LB Darryl Sharpton (knee), OG Wade Smith (knee) and LB Jeff Tarpinian (groin) were limited. S Shiloh Keo (neck), CB Brice McCain (hamstring), OT Derek Newton (knee), S Jawanza Starling (hamstring) and S D.J. Swearinger (foot) practiced in full.

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Texans | Monday practice report for Week 14

Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:45:47 -0800

Houston Texans FB Greg Jones (knee), OG Wade Smith (knee), LB Joe Mays (knee), LB Darryl Sharpton (knee) and CB Johnathan Joseph (groin) did not participate in practice Monday, Dec. 2. C Chris Myers (elbow), LB Whitney Mercilus (hip), LB Mike Mohamed (hamstring), LB Jeff Tarpinian (groin) and CB Kareem Jackson (ribs) were limited during practice. OT Derek Newton (knee), CB Brice McCain (hamstring), FS D.J. Swearinger (foot), SS Shiloh Keo (neck) and SS Jawanza Starling (hamstring) fully participated in practice. The Texans did not practice Monday and this is an estimation.

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Texans | Mental side holding D.J. Swearinger back?

Tue, 13 Aug 2013 09:46:19 -0700

Houston Texans head coach Wade Phillips said FS D.J. Swearinger must prove he is ready intellectually, not just physically, before he is in the conversation for the starting free safety job.

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Texans | Shiloh Keo tops depth chart for now

Tue, 13 Aug 2013 09:45:41 -0700

Houston Texans SS Shiloh Keo is the team's starting free safety for now, ahead of FS D.J. Swearinger and FS Ed Reed (hip). Keo showed well in the team's first preseason game Friday, Aug. 9, against the Houston Texans, recording an interception.

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Texans | D.J. Swearinger contract update

Mon, 22 Jul 2013 15:53:42 -0700

Updating a previous report, Houston Texans FS D.J. Swearinger signed a four-year deal worth $3.49 million.

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Texans | Two draft picks signed

Mon, 22 Jul 2013 10:42:36 -0700

The Houston Texans have signed second-round draft choice FS D.J. Swearinger and third-round draft choice OT Brennan Williams. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

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Texans | D.J. Swearinger will see playing time

Wed, 17 Jul 2013 11:13:09 -0700

Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith said he expects FS D.J. Swearinger to receive a lot of playing time even if FS Ed Reed (hip) is ready for the start of the season. "D.J. operates like he's a veteran. He has awareness. He knows how to disguise things early in his development learning the scheme. ... I do expect him to play a lot of snaps," Smith said.

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Texans | More reps for trio of safeties

Wed, 29 May 2013 20:16:50 -0700

The absence of Houston Texans FS Ed Reed (hip) from organized team activities (OTAs) has meant more work for SS Shiloh Keo, SS Eddie Pleasant and FS D.J. Swearinger.

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Texans | D.J. Swearinger selected 57th overall

Fri, 26 Apr 2013 17:12:16 -0700

The Houston Texans selected South Carolina S D.J. Swearinger with the 57th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

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Jets | Showing interest in two safety prospects

Sun, 07 Apr 2013 10:10:33 -0700

The New York Jets have shown interest in South Carolina S D.J. Swearinger and Florida International S Jonathan Cyprien.

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Browns | D.J. Swearinger will visit

Sun, 31 Mar 2013 21:42:23 -0700

South Carolina S D.J. Swearinger will make visit the Cleveland Browns prior to the 2013 NFL Draft.

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Browns | D.J. Swearinger to visit

Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:38:27 -0700

The Cleveland Browns will have a pre-draft visit with South Carolina S D.J. Swearinger. The Browns are in need of a safety to start opposite of T.J. Ward.

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