Notes from Bill O’Brien’s Town Hall Meeting

The Houston Texans had a closed event to media and open to season ticket holders in their annual Town Hall Meeting with Head Coach Bill O’Brien. O’Brien fielded questions from the fans and here are some notes from the event.   #Texans head coach Bill O’Brien introduced at the townhall Q & A. pic.twitter.com/xOdbMzLyCw — Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) March 31, 2014...
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Texans' Swearinger pushing for Clowney to be top pick

When it comes to the No. 1 overall pick for the Texans in the upcoming draft, it seems that everyone has an opinion on who to take or what to do with it amongst current players. Star wide receiver Andre Johnson thinks the team should trade it, and now second-year safety D.J. Swearinger is lobbying for Houston to pick South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. Clowney, who is...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Top 20 of 2013: #15 D.J. Swearinger

In this series, we look at the top 20 Houston Texans of the 2013 season.    #15   The second round pick out of South Carolina was a work in progress for the Houston Texans, and D.J. Swearinger had enough of a positive impact for the defense when needed. Forced into action when Danieal Manning was placed on the injured reserve, Swearinger started 10 games while appearing in all...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

DJ Swearinger commits bonehead taunting, holding penalties

Houston Texans rookie safety DJ Swearinger cost his team three points with a couple of boneheaded penalties he committed before halftime against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday. After stopping the Jags on a 3rd and 2 play, the second-round pick from South Carolina taunted his opponent and was penalized. Instead of the Jags having to […]
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Hartline rips Texans safety

Dolphins wideout Brian Hartline ripped Texans safety DJ Swearinger's explanation for why he went low on Dustin Keller on a play that ended the tight end's season.

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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

DB hit Keller low to avoid fine

Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller will miss the entire 2013 season because of a knee injury, and the defensive back who hit him says he went low to avoid a potential fine.

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August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Swearinger's swagger a boost to Houston secondary

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.) By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer Texans rookie safety D.J. Swearinger doesn't know exactly what made him so confident. His fearlessness was helped by an encouraging mother and her karate teacher who shared what he called a warrior's creed with a young Swearinger. That creed, which is tattooed on the back of his right triceps, begins with...
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August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

D.J. Swearinger Talks to SOTT

Houston Texans rookie D.J. Swearinger talked to SOTT after his first training camp practice. Swearinger talked about the playbook, expectations, the city of Houston and South Carolina.   You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans.  
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

D.J. Swearinger making case for Ed Reed’s release

The Houston Texans have been consistent playoff contenders and needed that one player who could get them over the top, enter Ed Reed. While becoming more famous for singing ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ before Free Agency, it seemed Reed’s ticket to paradise was to stay in Baltimore. With a ring on his hand, Reed chased the money that Baltimore wasn’t willing to give him while...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

SOTT Talks to D.J. Swearinger

On the first day of rookie mini camp, we caught up with second round draft pick safety D.J. Swearinger. Impressive the entire three days, we talked to Swearinger about his leadership, his promise to South Carolina before he signed, what it means to be with Sam Montgomery in Houston and much more.     You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans.  
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May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

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