11/8KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Texans | Two could be used at NT : Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said DT Earl Mitchell and DE Jared Crick would play at nose tackle in Week...[+] 10 if DT Shaun Cody (ribs) is not able to play.
News -- September 2012
9/6KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Texans | Shaun Cody likely for Week 1 : Houston Texans DT Shaun Cody (back) should be ready for Week 1; however, head coach Gary Kubiak said Cody will split time with...[+] DT Earl Mitchell, who impressed coaches in training camp.
News -- May 2012
5/12KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Texans | Earl Mitchell adds weight: Houston Texans DT Earl Mitchell has bulked up to 308 pounds this offseason after playing at 287 pounds last season. He said he...[+] added to weight to be able to take on double teams more effectively at a nose tackle. 'I just focused on knowing what I needed to do and just kind of the battles that I was going through, knowing that I needed to weigh a little bit more just to withstand those double teams in playing nose tackle. I thought that this was going to be a big year for me, so I approached it very seriously and pretty much just wanted to hit it with a full head of steam to build off of how I was playing in the latter part of the season,' Mitchell said.
News -- January 2012
1/5KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Texans | Seven practice: Houston Texans CB Jason Allen (thumb), DL Shaun Cody (knee), DL Earl Mitchell (knee), C Chris Myers (knee), SS Glover Quin (undisclosed),...[+] OT Eric Winston (calf) and QB T.J. Yates (shoulder) practiced in full Thursday, Jan. 5.
News -- December 2011
12/19KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Texans | 11 players limited: Houston Texans QB T.J. Yates (shoulder), RB Ben Tate (hamstring), FB James Casey (foot), WR Jacoby Jones (foot), TE Joel Dreessen...[+] (knee, wrist), OG Antoine Caldwell (ankle), DE Antonio D. Smith (ankle), DT Earl Mitchell (knee), LB Jesse Nading (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (hamstring) and SS Glover Quin (ankle) were limited during practice Monday, Dec. 9.
News -- May 2011
5/1KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Texans | Believe three second-year players can contribute in 2011: The Houston Texans are optimistic that RB Ben Tate, WR Dorin Dickerson and DT Earl Mitchell will be able to contribute next season....[+]
News -- March 2011
3/14KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Texans | DC likes what he sees from Earl Mitchell: Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said the more he sees DL Earl Mitchell on tape the more believes that Mitchell...[+] could be the starting nose tackle in the team's 3-4 defensive alignment, reports John McClain, of Houston Chronicle.
News -- January 2011
1/7KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Texans | Wade Phillips believes two could play NT: Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said he believes DTs Shaun Cody and Earl Mitchell could play the nose tackle...[+] position in the team's 3-4 defensive alignment, reports John McClain, of the Houston Chronicle.