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Houston Chronicle
Benardrick McKinney is Texans' defensive signal caller with helmet deviceCushing being suspended last week for violating the NFL performance-enhancing d
Houston Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
Cushing being suspended last week for violating the NFL performance-enhancing drug policy. Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel indicated Wednesday that McKinney had the green dot on his helmet all year, connoting that status. It's a nod to... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Mike Vrabel on J.J. Watt: 'I think J.J.'s been back for a while'Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel is convinced that defensive end J.J. W
Houston Chronicle / Posted 8 hours ago
Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel is convinced that defensive end J.J. Watt has regained his old form. Vrabel watches the three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year every day and has seen Watt make a strong comeback from a pair of back... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans' Mike Vrabel knows what he's up against facing Tom BradyDefensive coordinator Mike Vrabel knows New England quarterback Tom Brady as we
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 hours ago
Defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel knows New England quarterback Tom Brady as well as anyone. Vrabel and Brady played together for eight seasons. Vrabel won three Super Bowls with Brady. Now it's up to Vrabel to design a game plan that will keep... Read more
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Boston Herald
Tougher defenses now present big hurdle for Tom Brady, PatriotsClowney and Whitney Mercilus off the edge in order to collapse the middle of th
Boston Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
Clowney and Whitney Mercilus off the edge in order to collapse the middle of the pocket. Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel will also have quarterback destroyer J.J. Watt at his disposal this time. Watt missed all but three games last... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Texans and Patriots know each other well, but Houston has yet to gain advantageWatt will play. Another reason for the tough matchup for Brady: O’Brien and hi
The Providence Journal / Posted yesterday
Watt will play. Another reason for the tough matchup for Brady: O’Brien and his defensive coordinator, former Patriot Mike Vrabel, know the Patriots’ system thoroughly. Not only did these two teams play each other twice last season, but they... Read more
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New York Post
Josh McCown has been all over and has the stories to prove itand feeling like, “I’ve never been in this position where my back is to the def
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
and feeling like, “I’ve never been in this position where my back is to the defense.” I turned, and tried to make a move on Mike Vrabel or somebody, and got six or seven yards or whatever. It’s was surreal, man. It was so much fun. Q: You had one... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans' Mike Vrabel looking for improved tackling, fundamentalsa wall," O'Brien said. "We have to tackle better." It wasn't the kind of debut
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
a wall," O'Brien said. "We have to tackle better." It wasn't the kind of debut that new Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel had envisioned at all. "I don't think we tackled very well," Vrabel said. "We missed tackles. That's... Read more
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11 News Houston
5 key Texans players to watch against Cincinnatioff-man coverage to prevent big downfield plays in Romeo Crennel’s bend-but-don
11 News Houston / Posted 7 days ago
off-man coverage to prevent big downfield plays in Romeo Crennel’s bend-but-don’t-break scheme. New defensive coach Mike Vrabel will follow suit to curb Ross’s game breaking speed. Tyler Boyd and Brandon LaFell both have reliable hands and... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans rookies Dylan Cole, Zach Cunningham step in for Brian Cushingwill plug in Cunningham along with special-teams ace Brian Peters. "Everybody'
Houston Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
will plug in Cunningham along with special-teams ace Brian Peters. "Everybody's going to play,'"defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel aid. "Zach will be in there. Dylan will be in there. I'm sure Brian Peters will play in the game, too. All hands... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Mike Vrabel, Texans' defense key in on Jaguars' Leonard FournetteMike Vrabel, linebackers coach for the last three years, is in his first season
Houston Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
Mike Vrabel, linebackers coach for the last three years, is in his first season as the Texans' defensive coordinator and will call the defenses in Sunday's regular-season opener against Jacksonville. Vrabel replaced Romeo Crennel, who was promoted... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans planning versatile role for Jadeveon Clowneythe talents of Pro Bowl pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney is one of the top prioriti
Houston Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
the talents of Pro Bowl pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney is one of the top priorities for new Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel. Toward that goal, Vrabel plans to utilize Clowney in a versatile role. That includes having him operate at the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans see improvement from safety Corey Moorethe defense. He started eight of 16 games and recorded 23 tackles and defended
Houston Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
the defense. He started eight of 16 games and recorded 23 tackles and defended three passes. Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel has recognized the improvements that Moore has made entering his third NFL season. "He's developed," Vrabel... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Can the Patriots Go 19-0?they won’t: The defense isn’t up to snuff with 2007 Many big names from the 20
NBC Connecticut / Posted 15 days ago
they won’t: The defense isn’t up to snuff with 2007 Many big names from the 2007 defensive unit – Tedy Bruschi, Mike Vrabel, Rodney Harrison and Roosevelt Colvin, just to name a few – were on the back nine of their respective careers.... Read more
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Boston Herald
Even at 40, Tom Brady and Patriots offense could surpass numbers of 2007pass catchers were running back Kevin Faulk, whose credentials were well-establ
Boston Herald / Posted 15 days ago
pass catchers were running back Kevin Faulk, whose credentials were well-established, and tight end Ben Watson. Linebacker Mike Vrabel also chipped in a couple scoring grabs. Especially now understanding the complications syncing up with Brady,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jaguars Week 1: Houston Texans scouting reportRG Jeff Allen and RT Breno Giacomini. … Giacomini has 70 NFL starts for Seattle
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
RG Jeff Allen and RT Breno Giacomini. … Giacomini has 70 NFL starts for Seattle and the Jets. Play caller: Coordinator Mike Vrabel. Analysis: Vrabel, 42, takes over the play-calling after spending the last three years the Texans’ linebackers... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Out to Prove He's the GOAT: J.J. Watt Is Back with 'A Brand-New Fire'summer. Whenever he did practice, his production, effort and energy were notice
Bleacher Report / Posted 16 days ago
summer. Whenever he did practice, his production, effort and energy were noticeable, according to defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel. In three preseason games, he played a total of 14 snaps. Against the Patriots, he looked very familiar,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans' undrafted LB Dylan Cole relieved to make rosterbest special-teamer I can be and wherever they need me on defense." Cole credi
Houston Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
best special-teamer I can be and wherever they need me on defense." Cole credited Cushing, McKinney, defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel and linebackers coach Bobby King for providing him with excellent advice and tips. "They've been through it,"... Read more
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NFL.com
NFL head coaches in waiting? Hot coordinators in 2017in a row, no matter how talented the defense, it would seem like a worthwhile e
NFL.com / Posted 20 days ago
in a row, no matter how talented the defense, it would seem like a worthwhile exercise to keep him on the short list.6) Mike Vrabel, defensive coordinator, Houston Texans Vrabel attracted some head-coaching interest from the Los Angeles Rams in... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Dont’a Hightower, Happy To Be Back, Explains What Being A Patriot Meanslist of distinguished Patriots linebackers who have played under Bill Belichick
New England Sports Network / Posted 29 days ago
list of distinguished Patriots linebackers who have played under Bill Belichick, including Willie McGinest, Tedy Bruschi, Mike Vrabel and Jerod Mayo. Hightower knows what it means to be a Patriot. “It’s meant a lot,” Hightower said. “I’ve been... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Brian Cushing on Texans' Mike Vrabel: 'Football IQ through the roof'As a football player, Mike Vrabel was frequently characterized as a feisty, har
Houston Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
As a football player, Mike Vrabel was frequently characterized as a feisty, hard-nosed linebacker whose toughness and intelligence made him an All-Pro. As the Texans' defensive coordinator, his colorful style hasn't changed. "Animated," Texans... Read more
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NFL.com
How Romeo Crennel, Mike Vrabel get most of Texans' defensethree seasons. But with Crennel shifting to a new position -- officially, assis
NFL.com / Posted 1 months ago
three seasons. But with Crennel shifting to a new position -- officially, assistant head coach/defense -- first-time DC Mike Vrabel gets his hand at being in charge of play calling. If I know one thing from my years playing under Crennel and... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Former Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel a hit as Texans defensive coordinatorWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Mike Vrabel isn’t making any drastic changes in
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Mike Vrabel isn’t making any drastic changes in his first season as the Houston Texans’ defensive coordinator. After what the unit did last year he knows that isn’t necessary. The defense was the strength of the team... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Vrabel a hit in 1st year in charge of Texans defenseWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Mike Vrabel isn't making any drastic change
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Mike Vrabel isn't making any drastic changes in his first season as the Houston Texans' defensive coordinator. After what the unit did last year he knows that isn't necessary. The defense was the strength of the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Ageless Brady not slowing down at 40two hours of practice on Wednesday before Brady had a long talk with former tea
Lowell Sun / Posted 1 months ago
two hours of practice on Wednesday before Brady had a long talk with former teammate turned Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel. Afterward he spoke about how he feels as he prepares for another season with the defending Super Bowl champions.... Read more
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Boston Herald
Tom Brady sees an old friend across the sideline now in Mike Vrabelat the Greenbrier Resort yesterday, two old friends got together for a little c
Boston Herald / Posted 1 months ago
at the Greenbrier Resort yesterday, two old friends got together for a little chat before leaving the field. Tom Brady and Mike Vrabel were in deep conversation. They huddled for about 10 minutes at the divider between the two fields. What were... Read more
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