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Louis Nix sitting out Texans OTAs with minor injury

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Houston Texans third-round draft pick Louis Nix III has been sidelined from participating in the team’s OTAs.

The massive nose tackle out of Notre Dame has been dealing with a minor undisclosed injury that has kept him on the sidelines of the Texans’ offseason practices.

However, head coach Bill O’Brien doesn’t seem particularly concerned about Nix’s inability to practice.

“He’s got something wrong with him but I’m not sure what it is,” O’Brien said Monday, via the team’s official website. “I think he’ll be fine.”

The Texans traded fourth- and fifth-round picks to the Philadelphia Eagles to move up and select Nix in the third round.

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8 Responses to “Louis Nix sitting out Texans OTAs with minor injury”
  1. officialgame says: Jun 2, 2014 11:26 PM

    It’s called being out of shape and over weight. Wait until training camp and you will see the reason why he slipped in the draft.

  2. yesser12 says: Jun 2, 2014 11:31 PM

    He always has some injury.

  3. beastmode5150 says: Jun 3, 2014 12:12 AM

    Texans curse continues.

  4. brandonj21 says: Jun 3, 2014 6:22 AM

    How do you get hurt in OTAs? It’s basically flag football right now.

  5. adamd1981 says: Jun 3, 2014 7:45 AM

    It probably relates to his knee injury, possibly some scar tissue or swelling.

  6. dbldmr says: Jun 3, 2014 7:48 AM

    How do you get hurt in OTAs? Ask Sean Lee. Torn ACL and gone for the season.

  7. dallascowboysdishingthereal says: Jun 3, 2014 8:31 PM


  8. dreamshk34 says: Jun 4, 2014 11:42 AM

    Here we go.

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