Whitney Mercilus

Whitney Mercilus #59 of the Houston Texans congratulates J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans after a tackle in the third quarter at NRG Stadium on December 2, 2018 in Houston, Texas.
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Brandon Scott
August 04, 2020 - 2:44 pm
Houston ranked last in red zone defense and next to last in third-down conversion percentage last season
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Houston Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus (59) against the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Wild Card playoff football game at NRG Stadium.
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Brandon Scott
April 13, 2020 - 3:41 pm
The coronavirus pandemic has retailers enacting purchasing restrictions because supplies are limited
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 Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) fumbles the ball against Houston Texans outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus (59) during the fourth quarter in the AFC Wild Card NFL Playoff game at NRG Stadium.
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Brandon Scott
January 06, 2020 - 10:03 pm
His 12 postseason quarterback hits are the most in franchise history
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Mercilus and Texans owner Cal McNair
Shaun Bijani
December 29, 2019 - 8:50 pm
Mercilus began the season with sacks in four straight games
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Houston Texans chief executive officer D. Cal McNair (left) shakes hands with outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus (59) after an NFL International Series game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
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Brandon Scott
December 28, 2019 - 3:16 pm
Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus has agreed to a four-year extension with the team, according to multiple media reports . Mercilus' deal with worth $54 million, averaging $13.5 million per year and $24.5 million guaranteed, the Houston Chronicle's Aaron Wilson reported . Mercilus was drafted by...
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Dec 1, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans inside linebacker Benardrick McKinney (55) celebrates after a sack on New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) in the second quarter at NRG Stadium.
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Brandon Scott
December 02, 2019 - 6:39 am
The Texans were finally able to rush the passer
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Houston Texans defensive end D.J. Reader (98) celebrates with outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus (59) after a play during the second quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at NRG Stadium.
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Brandon Scott
November 22, 2019 - 4:47 pm
The Texans are still trying to figure out how to best get to the opposing quarterback
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Adam Spolane
November 03, 2019 - 2:04 pm
LONDON (SportsRadio 610)- J.J. Watt might be gone, but it doesn't mean the Texans defense is cooked, and in Sunday's 26-3 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium, the unit showed it can survive without its biggest star. "Credit to the defensive guys," Texans safety Justin Reid said. "...
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Brandon Scott
October 02, 2019 - 6:46 pm
The Texans always emphasized getting to the ball. But it is coming together this season.
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John Boudreaux
October 01, 2019 - 9:45 am
After back to back years struggling with injuries, Mercilus feels more comfortable at his natural position.
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