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HOUSTON TEXANS' PRACTICE NOTES FOR WEDNESDAY MORNING
By Lance Zierlein
July 31, 2013
TEXANS RUN A PORTION OF THEIR PRACTICE OUT OF PISTOL FORMATION
Let's get this out of the way right now...
QUARTERBACKS INCONSISTENT IN SCRIMMAGE
After a solid day of practice yesterday, the QBs...
MAYS AND NEWTON WORKING WITH STARTERS
It didn't take long for Joe Mays to...
- DeAndre Hopkins had two unbelievable battles with Johnathan Joseph during one-on-one endzone drills, and he won both, coming down with the TD catch with Joseph draped all over him in both instances. On the first TD, he shook Joseph with a double move, and while Joseph grabbed him (defensive holding is another name for it) to slow Hopkins down, Hopkins still went up over Joseph for the TD catch.
- Roc Carmichael looks so much more confident this year and it is showing on the field. He lost some battles to great catches by the WRs during one-on-ones, but he is staying with them and is doing a great job of breaking on the ball. Right now, Carmichael just needs to finish plays a little more effectively. I fully expect him to make the team if he keeps playing like this.
- While I don't think Syracuse rookie and undrafted free agent WR Alec Lemon...
- Ben Tate showed...
- Veteran CB Elbert Mack...
- CB Brandon Harris is...