Texans Camp, Day 1

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Texans training camp
Players make contact near the line of scrimmage.
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OLB Brian Cushing
Cushing was running, and coach Gary Kubiak said it would be a few days before he can participate in full practices.
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Williams, Winston
Offensive linemen watch as right tackle Eric Winston beat outside linebacker Mario Williams during a drill.
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Williams, Winston
Outside linebacker Mario Williams takes on right tackle Eric Wintston during a drill.
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Winston, Williams
Right tackle Eric Wintston takes on outside linebacker Mario Williams during a drill.
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G Shelley Smith
The guard gets a rep at center.
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DE J.J. Watt
The first-round draft selection goes up against the offensive line during a drill.
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DE Tim Jamison
The third-year defensive end, right, goes up against the the offensive line during drills.
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Manning, Joseph
Safety Danieal Manning, left, and cornerback Johnathan Joseph, second from the right, were not allowed to practice because of rules regarding free-agent signings.
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Ryans, Cushing
Linebackers DeMeco Ryans and Brian Cushing chat during practice.
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Texans defensive backs
From left to right, Brice McCain, Sherrick McManis, Shiloh Keo, Dominique Barber, Antonio Baker watch during a break.
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Houston heat
Texans players struggle to beat the heat.
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Townsel, Demps
Receiver Derrick Townsel beats safety Quintin Deps on a route.
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Xavier Adibi
The linebacker kneels during a break.
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Xavier Adibi
Like the other players at camp, the veteran linebacker struggled with the Houston heat.
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Texans training camp
Day 1 of camp
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TE Owen Daniels
The tight end, left, goes up against outside linebacker Connor Barwin.
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TE Owen Daniels
The Pro Bowl tight end lines up next to the left tackle.
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First-team offense
The Texans starting offense breaks before a play during practice.
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Texans training camp
The offense and defense compete against each other on Day 1 of camp.
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RB Steve Slaton
Slaton looks smaller than he did at this time last season.
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Texans training camp
Day 1 of Texans training camp
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RB Derrick Ward
The veteran running back participates in drills with the offense.
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Texans training camp
The offense went against the defense during drills.
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Texans defense
The Texans will line up in the 3-4 defensive formation this season.
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Quin, Ward
Glover Quin gets some of hir first reps at safety against running back Derrick Ward.
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Texans training camp
Day 1 of Texans training camp
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Texans training camp
Day 1 of Texans training camp
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Offesne vs. defense
Tight end Owen Daniels, to the right in a white jersey, picks up a block against a defensive player.
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Offense vs. defense
Day 1 of Texans training camp
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Texans receivers
The veteran receivers watch as rookies get reps during practice.
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Ryans, King
Texans linebacker DeMeco Ryans and defensive assistant Bobby King work during drills.
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Nading, Braman, Herring
Outside linebackers Jesse Nading and Bryan Braman work on a dril with linebackers coach Reggie Herring.
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Texans training camp
Day 1 of Texans training camp
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Williams, Barwin
Outside linebackers Mario Williams and Connor Barwin, who were both considered defensive ends in the 4-3 defense, work on drills.
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LB Mister Alexander
This undrafted rookie is wearing linebacker Zac Diles' old jersey number.
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Barwin, Friday
Third-year player Connor Barwin works on drills alongside outside linebacker Steven Friday, an undrafted rookie out of Virginia Tech.
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OLB Mario Williams (credit: Anna-Megan Raley, CBS Radio)
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SportsRadio 610's John McClain, Marc Vandermeer, John Lopez and Brien Straw
SportsRadio 610 is broadcasting from Methodist Training Center all week for Texans training camp.
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OLB Jesse Nading
Jesse Nading, who played defensive ned in the 4-3 defense, is now labeled an outside linebacker.
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OLB Bryan Braman
Braman is an undrafted college player out of West Texas A&M.
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LB Brooks Reed
Rookie linebacker Brooks Reed caught an interception during his first day in a Texans uniform.
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LB Brooks Reed
The rookie linebacker had reps on the strong side in place of Brian Cushing, who did not practice.
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Texans linebackers
The Texans linebackers work on drills during Day 1 of camp.
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DE J.J. Watt
Rookie defensive end J.J. Watt says he's struggling to deal with the heal but will soon adapt.
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Defensive end J.J. Watt
Texans training camp, Day 1
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Defensive end Antonio Smith
Texans training camp, Day 1
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DE Antonio Smith
Antonio Smith, an eighth-year defensive end, works on drills.
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Defensive line
Defensive line players work on drills.
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Brisiel, Caldwell
Veteran guard Mike Brisiel works with third-yer guards Antoine Caldwell.
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OLB Mario Williams
Mario Williams works with the linebackers.
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Defensive line coach Bill Kollar
Bill Kollar will teach his defensive linemen the 3-4 scheme, but he spent most of Day working on technique with his players.
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Kollar, Watt, Graves, Mitchell
Rookie J.J. Watt, John Graves, an undrafted, rookie free agent, and second-year player Earl Mitchell work with Bill Kollar on defensive line technique.
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Texans' offense vs. defense (credit: Anna-megan Raley, CBS Houston)
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