Posts Tagged ‘mario williams’

OLB Mario Williams to Undergo Tests to See Damage on Knee

Texans outside linebacker Mario Williams will undergo tests today to determine the extent of his right knee, Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle reports. “The biggest thing is you don’t want it to tighten up on you, and I was trying to keep it loose,” Williams said. “We have to figure it out tomorrow once […]

Texans to Move Mario Williams to Weakside LB?

The Houston Texans told that defensive end Mario Williams will be standing up next season in Wade Phillip’s 3-4 defensive front.  Williams, who has been the right end for the Texans since he was picked number one overall in the 2006 NFL Draft, will be likely placed at weakside linebacker opposite either third-year Connor […]

Houston Places Leading Sacker Mario Williams on IR

The Texans placed a couple guys on IR Wednesday, but the biggest name of the bunch was DE Mario Williams, who led the team with 8.5 sacks and 19 hits on the QB this season. Guard Mike Brisiel and receiver David Anderson joined Williams on on injured reserve. Williams also had 10 tackles for loss, […]

Sports Hernia For Texans DE Williams Worse Than First Thought

According to Adam Caplan of, Texans starting DE Mario Williams was dealing with a groin injury coming into Thursday night’s game against the Eagles. Apparently, the injury was worse than first thought. “Obviously it’s been bothering him but he’s been fighting through it for the team,” head coach Gary Kubiak said Friday. “I know […]

Why Kansas City might be in for a letdown in Houston

This game “screams” for Mario to stretch out his limbs, extend his dominance, and impose his will on the Kansas City offensive line. Do the Chiefs have enough pass catching weapons to unseat the Texans on the road? Could Chiefs QB Matt Cassel be in for a tantalizing treat complimentary of “Super Mario” Sunday in Houston? […]

Three big-name Texans game-time decisions for Sunday

Gary Kubiak told the Houston press this morning that wide receivers Andre Johnson (ankle) and Jacoby Jones (calf) and defensive end Mario Williams (groin) are all “game-time” decisions for Sunday’s game at noon against the New York Giants in Reliant Stadium.  And although game-time decisions, Andre Johnson and Mario Williams both say they’ll play Sunday. […]

Texans Williams Cleared to Play Saturday’s First Preseason Game

John McClain and Jordan Godwin of the Houston Chronicle reported on Tuesday that Mario Williams was cleared to play in Saturday’s first preseason game in Arizona.  He practices for thirty minutes in Tuesday morning’s practice.  Nick Scurfield of reported after Wednesday’s morning practice: In more defensive end news, Mario Williams (hip/pelvis) upped his work in […]

Texans Owner McNair Calls Out Mario Williams

There goes another shot at Mario Williams’ intensity and passion for the game.  Since his earliest days in the NFL for the Texans, Williams’ on-the-field intensity has been questioned.  On Sunday, Matt Loede brought you the report from the National Football Post that Texans owner Bob McNair is pleased with the passion second-year outside linebacker […]