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2005 Houston Texans

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2-14-0, Finished 4th in AFC South Division  · 2005 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -10.0, Offense: -4.4, Defense: -5.7, SoS: 0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 260 points (16.2/g), 26th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 431 points (26.9/g), 32nd.
 Differential of -171 points (-10.7/g), 31st.  Expected W-L: 3.7-12.3.

Coach: Dom Capers (2-14-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Chris Palmer and Joe Pendry
 Defensive Coordinator: Vic Fangio
 Other Notable Asst.: Greg Roman (Assistant Coach)

Stadium: Reliant Stadium
 Training Camp: Houston Texans Training Facility (Houston, Texas)

Starters

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Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB David Carr 26 3 16 256 for 423, 2,488 yards, 14 td, 11 int, & 56 rushes for 308 yards and 1 td Houston Texans / 1st / 1st pick / 2002
RB Domanick Williams 25 2 11 230 rushes for 976 yards, 2 td, & 39 catches for 337 yards and 4 td Houston Texans / 4th / 101st pick / 2003
FB Moran Norris 27 4 5 0 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 1 catch for 4 yards and 1 td New Orleans Saints / 4th / 115th pick / 2001
WR Jabar Gaffney 25 3 13 55 catches for 492 yards, 2 td, & 4 rushes for 13 yards and 0 td Houston Texans / 2nd / 33rd pick / 2002
WR Andre Johnson 24 2 13 63 catches for 688 yards, 2 td, & 6 rushes for 10 yards and 0 td Houston Texans / 1st / 3rd pick / 2003
TE Mark Bruener 33 10 15 2 catches for 22 yards, 0 td Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 27th pick / 1995
LT Chester Pitts 26 3 16 Houston Texans / 2nd / 50th pick / 2002
LG Milford Brown 25 2 12 Houston Texans / 6th / 1st pick / 2002 Supp
C Steve McKinney 30 7 16 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 93rd pick / 1998
RG Zach Wiegert 33 10 12 St. Louis Rams / 2nd / 38th pick / 1995
RT Todd Wade 29 5 9 1 fumble recovered Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 53rd pick / 2000
 Defensive Starters
LDE Gary Walker 32 10 11 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Oilers / 5th / 159th pick / 1995
NT Seth Payne 30 8 14 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Jacksonville Jaguars / 4th / 114th pick / 1997
RDE Robaire Smith 28 5 16 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tennessee Titans / 6th / 197th pick / 2000
LOLB Shantee Orr 24 2 12 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LILB DaShon Polk 28 5 11 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 7th / 251st pick / 2000
RILB Morlon Greenwood 27 4 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 88th pick / 2001
ROLB Antwan Peek 26 2 16 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Houston Texans / 3rd / 67th pick / 2003
LCB Demarcus Faggins 26 3 10 Houston Texans / 6th / 173rd pick / 2002
RCB Dunta Robinson 23 1 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Houston Texans / 1st / 10th pick / 2004
SS C.C. Brown 22 Rook 13 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Texans / 6th / 188th pick / 2005
FS Marcus Coleman 31 9 11 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 5th / 133rd pick / 1996
 Special Teams Starters
K Kris Brown 29 6 0 26 of 34 field goals & 24 of 24 extra points Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 228th pick / 1999
P Chad Stanley 29 6 0 77 punts for a 38.8 average, 0 blocked
PR Phillip Buchanon 25 3 6 12 punt returns for a 8.4 average and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 2002
KR Jerome Mathis*+ 22 Rook 0 54 kick returns for a 28.6 average and 2 td Houston Texans / 4th / 114th pick / 2005

Roster

No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
50 Charlie Anderson 24 16 0 258 6-4 Mississippi 12/8/1981 1 1 Houston Texans / 6th / 200th pick / 2004
27 Jason Anderson 25 1 0 205 6-0 South Dakota 4/29/1980 Rook 0
88 Derick Armstrong 26 wr 13 3 206 6-2 Ark-Monticello 4/2/1979 2 1
93 Jason Babin 25 lb 12 3 265 6-4 West. Michigan 5/24/1980 1 2 Houston Texans / 1st / 27th pick / 2004
12 Tony Banks 32 3 0 230 6-4 Michigan St. 4/5/1973 9 1 St. Louis Rams / 2nd / 42nd pick / 1996
33 Jason Bell 27 16 0 182 6-0 UCLA 4/1/1978 4 1
85 Corey Bradford 30 wr 16 6 201 6-1 Jackson St. 12/8/1975 7 4 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 150th pick / 1998
24 C.C. Brown 22 FS 16 13 210 6-2 La-Lafayette 1/27/1983 Rook 4 Houston Texans / 6th / 188th pick / 2005
3 Kris Brown 29 K 16 0 206 5-11 Nebraska 12/23/1976 6 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 228th pick / 1999
67 Milford Brown 25 LG 13 12 325 6-4 Florida St. 8/15/1980 2 5 Houston Texans / 6th / 1st pick / 2002 Supp
87 Mark Bruener 33 TE 16 15 260 6-4 Washington 9/16/1972 10 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 27th pick / 1995
31 Phillip Buchanon 25 lcb 10 6 185 5-10 Miami (FL) 9/19/1980 3 2 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 2002
8 David Carr 26 QB 16 16 215 6-3 Fresno St. 7/21/1979 3 10 Houston Texans / 1st / 1st pick / 2002
59 Frank Chamberlin 27 9 0 235 6-1 Boston Col. 1/2/1978 5 0 Tennessee Titans / 5th / 160th pick / 2000
42 Marcus Coleman 31 FS 15 11 210 6-2 Texas Tech 5/24/1974 9 3 New York Jets / 5th / 133rd pick / 1996
95 Jerry DeLoach 28 de 11 1 335 6-2 California 7/17/1977 4 1
26 Glenn Earl 24 ss 10 7 215 6-1 Notre Dame 6/10/1981 1 2 Houston Texans / 4th / 122nd pick / 2004
54 Troy Evans 28 16 0 238 6-1 Cincinnati 12/3/1977 3 1
38 Demarcus Faggins 26 LCB 13 10 178 5-10 Kansas St. 6/13/1979 3 3 Houston Texans / 6th / 173rd pick / 2002
86 Jabar Gaffney 25 WR 16 13 205 6-1 Florida 12/1/1980 3 5 Houston Texans / 2nd / 33rd pick / 2002
56 Morlon Greenwood 27 RILB 16 16 238 6-0 Syracuse 7/17/1978 4 5 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 88th pick / 2001
63 Drew Hodgdon 24 c 4 3 309 6-3 Arizona St. 11/15/1981 Rook 1 Houston Texans / 5th / 151st pick / 2005
25 Tony Hollings 24 2 0 216 5-10 Georgia Tech 12/1/1981 2 0 Houston Texans / 2nd / 1st pick / 2003 Supp
94 Junior Ioane 28 dt 11 1 320 6-4 Arizona St. 7/21/1977 4 1 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 107th pick / 2000
80 Andre Johnson 24 WR 13 13 219 6-3 Miami (FL) 7/11/1981 2 7 Houston Texans / 1st / 3rd pick / 2003
75 Travis Johnson 23 dt 15 3 314 6-3 Florida St. 4/26/1982 Rook 2 Houston Texans / 1st / 16th pick / 2005
97 Alfred Malone 23 2 0 308 6-5 Troy 2/21/1982 Rook 0
13 Jerome Mathis*+ 22 KR 12 0 181 5-11 Hampton 7/26/1983 Rook 3 Houston Texans / 4th / 114th pick / 2005
28 Chris McKenzie 23 3 0 182 5-8 Arizona St. 3/17/1982 Rook 0
76 Steve McKinney 30 C 16 16 300 6-4 Texas A&M 10/15/1975 7 7 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 93rd pick / 1998
34 Vernand Morency 25 rb 13 1 212 5-9 Oklahoma St. 2/4/1980 Rook 2 Houston Texans / 3rd / 73rd pick / 2005
11 Donovan Morgan 24 3 0 187 6-2 La-Lafayette 7/29/1981 Rook 0
81 Matt Murphy 25 te 9 2 260 6-5 Maryland 2/23/1980 3 0 Detroit Lions / 7th / 252nd pick / 2002
44 Moran Norris 27 FB 16 5 250 6-1 Kansas 6/16/1978 4 0 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 115th pick / 2001
53 Shantee Orr 24 LOLB 16 12 250 6-0 Michigan 5/28/1981 2 4
91 Seth Payne 30 NT 16 14 303 6-4 Cornell 2/12/1975 8 5 Jacksonville Jaguars / 4th / 114th pick / 1997
98 Antwan Peek 26 ROLB 16 16 237 6-3 Cincinnati 10/29/1979 2 5 Houston Texans / 3rd / 67th pick / 2003
48 Bryan Pittman 28 16 0 275 6-3 Washington 1/20/1977 2 1
69 Chester Pitts 26 LT 16 16 323 6-4 San Diego St. 6/26/1979 3 7 Houston Texans / 2nd / 50th pick / 2002
51 DaShon Polk 28 LILB 16 11 242 6-2 Arizona 3/13/1977 5 4 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 251st pick / 2000
68 Victor Riley 31 LT 10 8 328 6-5 Auburn 11/4/1974 7 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 27th pick / 1998
84 Marcellus Rivers 27 te 16 5 250 6-4 Oklahoma St. 10/26/1978 4 2
23 Dunta Robinson 23 LCB 16 16 172 5-10 South Carolina 4/11/1982 1 5 Houston Texans / 1st / 10th pick / 2004
21 Lewis Sanders 27 db 12 3 210 6-1 Maryland 6/22/1978 5 1 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 95th pick / 2000
30 Jason Simmons 29 db 14 1 198 5-9 Arizona St. 3/30/1976 7 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 137th pick / 1998
99 Robaire Smith 28 RDE 16 16 315 6-4 Michigan St. 11/15/1977 5 5 Tennessee Titans / 6th / 197th pick / 2000
7 Chad Stanley 29 P 16 0 210 6-3 S.F. Austin 1/29/1976 6 1
71 Todd Wade 29 RT 9 9 315 6-8 Mississippi 10/30/1976 5 4 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 53rd pick / 2000
96 Gary Walker 32 LDE 11 11 324 6-3 Auburn 2/28/1973 10 3 Houston Oilers / 5th / 159th pick / 1995
22 Ramon Walker 26 16 0 197 6-0 Pittsburgh 11/8/1979 3 1 Houston Texans / 5th / 153rd pick / 2002
78 Seth Wand 26 13 0 327 6-7 NW Missouri St. 8/6/1979 2 1 Houston Texans / 3rd / 75th pick / 2003
77 Todd Washington 29 15 0 310 6-3 Virginia Tech 7/19/1976 7 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 104th pick / 1998
70 Fred Weary 28 g 4 4 308 6-4 Tennessee 9/30/1977 3 2 Houston Texans / 3rd / 66th pick / 2002
32 Jonathan Wells 26 rb 15 6 252 6-1 Ohio St. 7/21/1979 3 4 Houston Texans / 4th / 99th pick / 2002
72 Zach Wiegert 33 RG 12 12 309 6-5 Nebraska 8/16/1972 10 5 St. Louis Rams / 2nd / 38th pick / 1995
37 Domanick Williams 25 RB 11 11 216 5-9 LSU 10/1/1980 2 11 Houston Texans / 4th / 101st pick / 2003
52 Kailee Wong 29 lilb 5 5 250 6-2 Stanford 5/23/1976 7 2 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 51st pick / 1998
Team Total 26.8 16 248.8 6-1.9 3.7