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Mario Williams and the Hometown Discount

Mario Williams is probably headed towards a big contract somewhere else, and it's not because Houston is cheap.

PUT YOUR NAME ON IT: Will Mario Williams Be A Texan Come September 2012?

Will Mario Williams be a Houston Texan when the 2012 season starts? Texans fans weigh in.

With Mario Williams Set To Become A Free Agent, DeMarcus Ware's Contract Could Prove Instructive

Is DeMarcus Ware's contract a good template for the Texans to use when considering how to handle a new deal for Mario Williams?

"I don’t know if you saw it during the game, but he jumped over a back. I mean, (Hall of Fame...

"I don’t know if you saw it during the game, but he jumped over a back. I mean, (Hall of Fame linebacker) Rickey Jackson could do that, but I haven’t had many, especially at 280 pounds, that have that kind of athletic ability. That fired me up as much as anything. He can do those things, and if you can do those things, you can play."

-Wade Phillips, on Mario Williams

Texans Links: Kubiak Announces Who'll Be Returning Kicks For The Texans

Texans links, for the end of the day on August 24, 2011.

Reggie Herring Thinks Everyone Should Chill Out With All The Worrying About Mario Williams Moving To OLB

All that freaking out about Mario Williams moving to OLB in the new Wade Phillips scheme? Reggie Herring--you know, the Texans linebackers coach--thinks everyone should chill.

Clockwork Battle Red

Deep in the bowels of Indianapolis, a quarterback and his coach have a secret rendezvous after the 2011 NFL draft in their undisclosed bunker...

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Elephant

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Elephant. What is Wade cooking up in his laboratory and which ingredient is Mario?

"They say ‘3-4’, ‘4-3’, all that," Phillips said at the Texans' annual Charity Golf Classic. "We...

"They say ‘3-4’, ‘4-3’, all that," Phillips said at the Texans' annual Charity Golf Classic. "We really play a 5-2. We play five defensive linemen that can rush the passer and two inside 'backers who can tackle people. And we think Mario certainly fits in there."

-Wade Phillips, attempting to clarify what Mario Williams will be doing in the new scheme

"To be honest,'' Schatz said, "I don't think Mario Williams as outside linebacker is that crazy....

"To be honest,'' Schatz said, "I don't think Mario Williams as outside linebacker is that crazy. The strongside linebacker [in Phillips' defense] only rarely drops into coverage and the weakside linebacker almost never drops into coverage. Last year, our game charters had Ware in coverage on six passes. That's it. [Antwan] Applewhite, the weakside linebacker in San Diego, was in coverage on just nine. Williams makes more sense there than as a five-technique end.'' The five-technique end has run and rush responsibilities and lines up on the outside shoulder of the offensive tackle. According to the numbers crunched by FootballOutsiders.com, Ware got home more than Williams in the past three seasons, but both had good impact disrupting the quarterback. Ware had 47 sacks to Williams' 30, but they had an identical 120 hits and hurries of the passer.

-From Peter King's MMQB Tuesday Mailbag
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