Whitney Mercilus news, rumors and stats

 

Whitney Mercilus

Houston Texans
Linebacker

Ht: 6.3 | Wt: 258

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Week By Week

YearTmGTacklesAssistsDef SacksInterceptInt TDFum RecFum TD
2012HOU161836.000010
2013HOU1647147.000000
Average:33970010
Total:6517130010

Texans | Wednesday practice report for Week 12

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:46:17 -0800

Houston Texans CB Kareem Jackson (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 19. LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), LB Brian Cushing (knee), LB Akeem Dent (neck) and CB Johnathan Joseph (knee) all were limited in practice. OT Tyson Clabo (foot), RB Jonathan Grimes (ankle), LB Whitney Mercilus (knee), LB Mike Mohamed (hip), CB Darryl Morris (ankle), LB Jeff Tarpinian (knee) and LB Justin Tuggle (shoulder) all fully practiced.

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Texans | Friday injury report

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:33:28 -0700

Houston Texans LB Jeff Tarpinian (knee) has been ruled out for Week 9 against the Philadelphia Eagles. LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee, illness), LB Brian Cushing (knee) and CB Darryl Morris (ankle) are questionable, while RB Alfred Blue (ankle), DE Tim Jamison (groin), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), LB Whitney Mercilus (shoulder), LB Brooks Reed (groin), CB Jumal Rolle (wrist) and LB John Simon (ankle) are probable. Tarpinian, Clowney and Morris didn't practice Friday, Oct. 31. Cushing, Blue, Joseph, Reed and Simon were limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Texans | Thursday practice report

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:07:57 -0700

Houston Texans LBs Brian Cushing (knee), Brooks Reed (groin) and Jeff Tarpinian (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 30. RB Alfred Blue (ankle), LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), CB Darryl Morris (ankle) and LB John Simon (ankle) were limited. DE Tim Jamison (groin), LB Whitney Mercilus (shoulder) and CB Jumal Rolle (wrist) practiced fully.

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Texans | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:25:33 -0700

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), LB Brooks Reed (groin) and LB Jeff Tarpinian (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 29. RB Alfred Blue (ankle), CB Darryl Morris (ankle) and LB John Simon (ankle) were limited, while DE Tim Jamison (groin) and LB Whitney Mercilus (shoulder) practiced in full.

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Texans | Jadeveon Clowney could miss a month

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 16:52:27 -0700

Updating a previous report, Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee) has a torn lateral meniscus and he might miss four to six weeks as a result of the Week 1 injury. LB Whitney Mercilus will move into the starting lineup in his absence.

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Texans | Whitney Mercilus becoming more versatile

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:59:10 -0700

Houston Texans LB Whitney Mercilus has been working on dropping back in coverage this offseason, and he said he is excited about his role in defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel's scheme. "More drops into coverage instead of solely rushing, rushing, rushing," Mercilus said. "So now, (I am) understanding concepts and formations of the offense and being able to drop back into coverage, understanding what are my keys, what am I reading for, and reacting between pass and run, especially when I do have to drop back into coverage."

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Texans | Defense to consist of moving parts

Wed, 28 May 2014 09:45:55 -0700

Houston Texans defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel plans to be flexible with his defense and move guys around to create different looks for the opponent this year in his 3-4 defense. "You have to be flexible and be able to adapt to what your players can do, and you have to be able to adapt to what your opponent's doing," Crennel said. "It changes all the time." DE J.J. Watt could line up in a three-point stance or he might stand up. LB Jadeveon Clowney can stand in the base defense and drop in passing situations. LB Brooks Reed can play inside and outside and LB Whitney Mercilus can switch sides.

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Texans | Whitney Mercilus could move to DE

Wed, 01 Jan 2014 13:13:07 -0800

Houston Texans LB Whitney Mercilus could move the defensive end if the team moves to a 4-3 defensive alignment.

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Texans | Wednesday injury report for Week 14

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 14:55:29 -0800

Houston Texans CB Kareem Jackson (ribs), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin), LB Joe Mays (knee), LB Whitney Mercilus (hip), LB Mike Mohamed (hamstring), C Chris Myers (elbow), LB Darryl Sharpton (knee), G Wade Smith (knee) and LB Jeff Tarpinian (groin) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 4, and are probable for Week 14. S Shiloh Keo (neck), CB Brice McCain (hamstring), T Derek Newton (knee), DE Antonio D. Smith (non-injury), S Jawanza Starling (hamstring) and S D.J. Swearinger (foot) all fully practiced and are probable. RB Greg Jones (knee) was limited in practice and is questionable.

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Texans | Tuesday practice report for Week 14

Tue, 03 Dec 2013 16:27:38 -0800

Houston Texans DE Antonio D. Smith (non-injury) did not practice Tuesday, Dec. 3. CB Kareem Jackson (ribs), RB Greg Jones (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin), LB Joe Mays (knee), LB Whitney Mercilus (hip), LB Mike Mohamed (hamstring), C Chris Myers (elbow), LB Darryl Sharpton (knee), OG Wade Smith (knee) and LB Jeff Tarpinian (groin) were limited. S Shiloh Keo (neck), CB Brice McCain (hamstring), OT Derek Newton (knee), S Jawanza Starling (hamstring) and S D.J. Swearinger (foot) practiced in full.

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