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Double Coverage: Antonio Smith
After getting egg on his face Wednesday, Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie went back to work on Friday, signing former Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith , along with cornerback Tarell Brown , a day after inking linebacker LaMarr Woodley and Justin Tuck .
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Contra Costa Times
Raiders sign Tarrell Brown from 49ers
The Raiders got help at cornerback Friday by signing Tarell Brown, who played his last seven seasons across the bay for the 49ers.
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Inside Bay Area
Antonio Smith, Michael Oher visit Raiders
Baltimore Ravens free-agent offensive tackle Michael Oher, who was portrayed in the movie "The Blind Side," is meeting with the Oakland Raiders.
BWTB: Texans Stay Patient
Sometimes landing a big time free agent is a lot like what people say about buying a boat; you're happiest on the day you get one and the day you get rid of one.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
BWTB: Familiar faces in new places
RB Ben Tate. who ran for a team-high 771 yards in the 2013 season, is in talks with the Cleveland Browns .
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Titans agree to terms with former Steelers defensive lineman
The Titans have agreed to terms with former Steelers defensive tackle Al Woods on a two-year, $5 million deal, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Bryan Braman was a special teams standout for the Texans.
Braman, a three-year restricted free agent who wasn't made a qualifying offer by the Texans, agreed to a two-year, $3.1 million contract with the Eagles today.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Texan players on the move as Free Agency kicks off.
Oct 20, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith rests in a timeout during the first half of the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Ben Tate Age: 25 Experience: 4 years Position: Running back Free-Agent Status: Unrestricted
Deji Karim Age: 27 Experience: 2 years Position: Running back Free-Agent Status: Unrestricted Photo: Smiley N. Pool, Houston Chronicle Multiple teams have expressed interest in running back Ben Tate, defensive end Antonio Smith and nose tackle Earl Mitchell.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Antonio Smith lines up free-agent visits
Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith felt optimistic about returning to the team after talking with head coach Bill O'Brien last month.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Houston Texans Blueprint for Winning Free Agency
The Houston Texans lost their last 14 games in the 2013 NFL season, so it would be nice if they could post a win in free agency.
Free-agency primer: Texans
Key free agents: NT Earl Mitchell , TE Garrett Graham , DE Antonio Smith , LB Darryl Sharpton , G Wade Smith , RB Ben Tate , OT Ryan Harris , FB Greg Jones .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
From Rio with love: The Sugarloaf lookout point and five more tales of spying in sport
It remains to be seen whether Uruguay, Italy or Costa Rica staff will go to those lengths to get a sneak-peak at the Three Lions ' celebrations, but there's certainly a honourable history of espionage within the sporting world.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
General manager Rick Smith said during the NFL combine the team wasn't expecting to use the tag and the organization followed through Monday.
Know the 2014 NFL free agents: Texans DL Antonio Smith
With the free agent season looming, our own Matt Verderame has been profiling various 2014 NFL free agents and their potential fit with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Texans' free agent outlook: Quick turnaround may be in cards
USA TODAY Sports will provide a snapshot of each team's roster and considerations heading into free agency, which officially begins March 11 at 4 p.m. ET: Prominent free agents: TE Garrett Graham, T Ryan Harris, FB Greg Jones, RB Deji Karim, LB Joe Mays, NT Earl Mitchell, LB/ST Darryl Sharpton, DE Antonio Smith, G Wade Smith, RB Ben Tate Issues: ... (more)
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Clowney wants to be one of 'the greatest'
You'd figure he expected to be asked why we should believe that after getting the paycheck of a No.
Free agents' fates change with turnover
Before the season ended, I asked a few pending free agents what their gut feeling was about whether or not they would be back.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
RTC: On Bill O'Brien's impact
Reading the coverage of the Houston Texans... On the eve of the NFL combine, the Texans are set to learn a lot more than they knew before about players they might target in May's draft.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Franchise/transition tags: Texans
A long-term deal is almost always the better option for a player than being placed under the franchise tag.