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Postby elaine95 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:01 pm

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans Natrell Jamerson Jersey White , local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, April 15, 2019."Houston Texans NewsAppalachian State RB Jalin Moore visiting Texans (Houston Chronicle)Ex-Broncos, Rice WR Jordan Taylor joins Vikings (Houston Chronicle)Washington tackle Kaleb McGary visiting Texans on Saturday (Houston Chronicle)Texans work out Mississippi WR A.J. Brown (Houston Chronicle)NFL NewsNFL players react to Tiger Woods winning Masters ( David Johnson aiming for 1,000-1,000 season ( Onwuasor: Time for ‘new breed’ of Ravens ( Josh Allen, TE Noah Fant take visits with Jets (, Thielen agree to 4-year , $64M extension ( AFC pecking order heading into draft (’ Jalen Mills arrested for disorderly affray ( DB Patrick Chung agrees to 1-year extension ( The 12 key ingredients of a title contender ( & Collegiate SportsRockets romp 122-90 over Jazz for 1-0 series lead (The Dream Shake)Game Recap: Breaking News, Altuve Does not Homer. Astros Sweep Mariners Anyway with Game three Win, 3-2. (Crawfish Boxes) One of the most inspirational Texans stories of all time has come to an end."WhiteFanposts Fanshots Texans StoriesScheduleRosterStatsYahoo Texans NewsYahoo Texans Team PageYahoo Texans ReportYahoo Texans Depth ChartYahoo Texans TransactionsYahoo Texans PhotosOdds About Masthead Community Guidelines StubHub ✕News2019 Houston Texans OffseasonAndre Hal Retires From NFLNew,64commentsOne of the most inspirational Texans stories of all time has come to an end.CDTShareTweetShareShareAndre Hal Retires From NFLTroy Taormina-USA TODAY SportsWow.Andre Hal means a lot to me. I still remember years ago watching him shut down receivers every week in the SEC and dreaming of him becoming an anchor for the Texans’ secondary for the next decade. I even wrote a piece on Hal for “The Film Room” series, long before “The Film Room” became what it is today on YouTube. Hal was everything that I could have ever wanted in a Texans DB - tough, smart, technically sound, and always playing with something to prove. Honestly, you could even say that writing that piece was what helped inspire me to start that my Film Room channel in the first place.In a way Womens Dylan Cole Jersey , I partly owe my career to the manHal was drafted much later than I anticipated, somehow slipping all the way to the seventh round in 2014, but in the end I just knew that he would make the team anyway...and then of course he did. Hal switched positions from corner to safety and then led all Texans in interceptions as a rookie despite never even starting a single game that season. I felt vindicated in my evaluation, of course, but most importantly, I felt proud of Dre. He proved all of his doubters wrong more than he proved the Texans right for believing in him, and I respected the hell out of that never-give-up attitude. Life was good for a while. Hal was a solid rotational safety that could be counted on to make a handful of game-changing plays a year.He more than justified the team’s investment in him as a Day Three draft pick. It appeared as though Hal would be with us for a long time as a “glue guy”, and he seemed more than happy to fulfill that role as the seasons went on.But then out of nowhere, in the summer of 2018 Ryan Griffin Jersey White , he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.Hal’s status was uncertain. Nobody knew how long he would be away from the team, or if he would ever play again at all; but like all other things in Andre’s life, he attacked cancer with the same fury and dedication that he attacked the ball in the air. He beat that nasty son of a bitch in only four months and returned the field as not just a locker room leader, but as an inspiration for the entire Houston community itself. I’ll never forget the feeling I had seeing Hal take the field for the first time after defying all of the odds (AGAIN) to get there. This was a seventh round pick from an under the radar program who switched positions three times, battled through injuries, and beat cancer to claw his way back onto that 100-yard long patch of grass - and despite only playing in half of the Texans’ games in 2018, he STILL managed to tie for the team lead in interceptions. If that doesn’t tell you everything you need to know about the man, I don’t know what does. Andre Hal is an absolute f***ing warrior, and he deserves a long Womens D'Onta Foreman Jersey , healthy life in retirement. I will of course always be sad to see him no longer wearing Battle Red, but I can also confidently say that his career in Houston lived up to everything that I hoped it would be. He was a worker, he was an advocate, and he was a leader...but most of all, Andre Hal was a Texan. Enjoy your next chapter, Andre.
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