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Fare Thee Well, Steve Slaton: 2008 Was Special

The Texans' release of Steve Slaton today was not surprising. It does, however, merit a look back at his truly excellent rookie season of 2008.

If Peyton Manning Doesn't Play This Weekend, Do We Still Have To Watch His Commercials?

A statistically driven look at precisely how much Peyton Manning has owned the Texans, and what Kerry Collins could bring to the table in Peyton's absence.

Top 10 Texans Draft Successes - #9: Steve Slaton

Top 10 Texans Draft Successes - #9: Steve Slaton.

Kubiak: Good Chance Jacoby Jones Sees Reps At Kick Returner

After today's practice, Coach Gary Kubiak said that WR/PR Jacoby Jones has a good chance to see reps as a kick returner this Monday. Whether it's all the reps or some is unknown, but there's now a chance the Texans could start a drive at the 20 following a kickoff.

Texans Work Out Nine Players...None of Them Are LBs

According to the National Football Post, the Texans are looking to add some LB help in place of the injured DeMeco Ryans. So, nine players worked out for the team today. The only hitch is that none of them were LBs. Nope, five running backs (Javarris Williams, Alphonso Smith, Clifton Smith, Chris Jennings and Louis Rankin), Two quarterbacks (Tom Brandstater and Jonathan Crompton) and lastly....wait for it...two tight ends (Rob Myers and Derek Schouman)! It would appear the team has lost all faith in Steve Slaton, so that explains the running backs. Kubiak keeps talking about how Matt Leinart is "pushing" Dan Orlovsky for the backup job, so the quarterbacks make some sense if Dan is about to get released. But more tight ends? Seriously?

ARGH! MY EYES! MAKE IT STOP!!!: A Retrospective on Steve Slaton qua Kick Returner

A look at Steve Slaton's kick return adventures. Plus some suggestions for replacement KRs.

What I'd Like To See: Run, Draw, Screen

Battle Red Blog takes a look at an effective way for the Texans to attack Indy's Tampa-2 defense this Sunday.

Kris Brown, Steve Slaton In Walking Boots Yesterday

Kris Brown and Steve Slaton in walking boots yesterday. When oh when will they be in running boots?

Community Projection: Texans RB Du Jour

We asked you to do Matt Schaub, and you did. Now we keep going with whichever Texans RB you like most.

Taking a Closer Look At The Running Back Depth

Battle Red Blog takes a closer look at the running back depth on the current Texans roster.

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