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Texans Place Derek Newton on Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform List

Texans Place Derek Newton on Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform List.

The Houston Texans have placed starting right tackle Derek Newton on Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform List to start OTAs. Being placed on the reserve list means Newton will not play at all during the 2017 season due to his injuries. Newton was injured in week 7 ofthe 2016 season against the Denver Broncos when the tore both patellar tendons in both legs ending his season. Newton was expected to miss the season due to the severity of the injury and it is clear that he will not be ready for the upcoming season. 

Newton has been the Texans starting right tackle since 2012 and appeared in 78 games in that time starting all of them. In 2016, Newton started 6 games before being injured in week 7 setting up in pass protection. 

Newton was orginally drafted in 2011 by the Texans in the 7th round out of Arkansas State. 

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