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Texans LB Akeem Dent ready to step as starter in Week 1

With Houston Texans starting inside linebacker Mike Mohamed out for Sunday's season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs with a right calf injury, the team will turn to veteran Akeem Dent to fill in. Dent, who started seven games for the Texans last season, said he's prepared for the opportunity. “I have a lot of confidence going into this game,” Dent said, per the Houston Chronicle...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Place OLB Jadeveon Clowney & DE Akeem Dent On PUP List

The Houston Texans placed OLB Jadeveon Clowney and DE Akeem Dent on the active/PUP list on Monday, according to the NFL transactions release. Last we heard regarding Clowney’s recovery from microfracture surgery, Texans team physician Dr. Walt Lowe mentioned that former No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney “looks spectacular” seven months removed from the procedure. ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans Re-Sign LB Akeem Dent To A Two-Year Deal

The Houston Texans have re-signed LB Akeem Dent to a two-year contract, according to his agency Enter-Sports. Congrats to client, @AkeemDent, on agreeing to terms on new 2-year deal with Houston Texans! @AdamSchefter @ProFootballTalk — Enter-Sports (@EnterSportsMgmt) March 24, 2015 Dent’s agent, Hadley Engelhard, previously told Mark Berman of that he had...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans In Talks With ILB Akeem Dent, Has Interest From Two Other Teams

Hadley Engelhard, the agent for free agent ILB Akeem Dent, tells Mark Berman of that he’s been in talks with the Texans about his client. According to Engelhard, they are having “extensive dialogue with two other teams.” The inside linebacker market has been very quiet in recent days, despite some notable players still available. Dent, 27, is ... The post...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans Swap QB T.J. Yates for Falcons LB Akeem Dent

The Houston Texans made a trade yesterday that sent one of their back-up quarterbacks, T.J. Yates, to the Atlanta Falcons for one of their linebackers, Akeem Dent. The trade was a simple player for player swap that was just a couple of teams getting rid of players that they no longer had a use for. Why This Makes Sense for the Texans According to many reports, it seemed as though...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons land quarterback T.J. Yates in trade

The Atlanta Falcons seem to have solved their backup quarterback dilemma on Wednesday, trading linebacker Akeem Dent to the Houston Texans for quarterback T.J. Yates. Yates immediately brings the Falcons the most starting experience of any quarterbacks that are currently behind starter Matt Ryan. Yates has five career starts under his belt and made a name for himself as a rookie...
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking: Atlanta Falcons make an ideal trade with the Houston Texans

In a rather surprising move, The Falcons announced that they traded inside linebacker Akeem Dent to the Houston Texans for quarterback T.J. Yates. Dent, a fourth year veteran, appeared in 15 games last season with 7 starts. He had 51 tackles and 1.5 sacks in the 2013 season. He was an Atlanta fan favorite due to his local roots, he played college football at The University of Georgia...
Via cover32 - Falcons
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 prospects: Inside Linebacker

Atlanta is in dire need of depth at the linebacker position, especially since switching to a 3-4 base defense. In my opinion, Sean Weatherspoon will be most suited for moving inside next to Akeem Dent or emerging second year talent Paul Worrilow, freeing up the LOLB position for an incoming rookie. As of today, it would appear Kroy Biermann is in line to be starting ROLB. Here is...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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