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After five weeks of workouts, Texans ready for OTAs

Posted by Nick Scurfield on May 18, 2012 – 10:32 am

The Texans start organized team activities (OTAs) on Monday after five weeks of training in their offseason program.

The offseason program is voluntary, but Texans strength and conditioning coach Cedric Smith said Thursday that there was “great participation” – 100 percent of players took part in the workouts at Reliant Stadium.

“We’ve had a few guys have to miss a few days here and there for one thing or another, but they’ve had opportunities to make those days up, so we’ve had great attendance and are really proud of that,” Smith said. “I think there’s a huge commitment and accountability factor that comes into play with our leaders and with our players to each other, realizing that it is that important for them to be here working with their teammates during this time of year.”

The offseason program started on April 16“Phase 1” was two weeks of players working out with Smith and his staff. In “Phase 2,” which concluded this week, players continued to work with Smith and did limited work on the field and in the film room with the rest of the Texans’ coaches.

“Very positive overall,” Smith said of the workouts. “I have been pleased. My staff’s been pleased, Matt Schiotz and Derik Keyes. I think the guys came in with a great attitude. There’s a great vibe; there’s a great kind of sense of remnant of what was left over from last year that’s kind of been the catalyst for us to be in the right mindset right now. I like where we are training-wise as a team as well. We’re able to notice and see guys that have made some increases and developed over the last five weeks and progressed kind of into what we wanted to be as far as going into the OTAs.”

The Texans’ rookies, among them eight draft picks and 21 undrafted free agents, reported to Reliant Stadium on Sunday. They began working out with the rest of the team on Monday.

“I am pleased with them,” Smith said. “I think our front office, our scouts and coaches and everybody, they did a great job of bringing in some great individual guys, some guys that are committed to training, committed to hard work and understanding that there’s a process. These guys are starting to understand and get the expectation that everybody else has of them of our team. It’s been great to get these guys in, and it’s going to be a lot of fun to work with ‘em and watch ‘em grow.”

After watching what he described as highly competitive workouts for the last five weeks and seeing the progress made by the players, Smith is eager to see how it all translates to the field in OTAs.

“(I’m) real excited, because that’s kind of the whole basis for our program is,” he said. “At the end of the day, it’s about them being able to practice and play football at a high level. That’s the way we train. That’s what we train for. We train for that type of success. We train with the expectation that we’re going to be great on the field and great on Sundays. I’m excited to look and see what we’ve got and how well things will continue to translate over.”


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3 Responses to “After five weeks of workouts, Texans ready for OTAs”

  1. By Alea on May 19, 2012 | Reply

    We love YOU guys…..each and every one of you!!!

  2. By rick on May 20, 2012 | Reply

    great work

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