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  • Thu., Apr. 30, 2015 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM CDT 2015 Houston Texans Draft Party pres. by Coors Light

    The 2015 Houston Texans Draft Party presented by Coors Light isThursday, April 30 at NRG Stadium.  The Draft Party begins at 5 p.m. CDT and the 2015 NFL Draft begins at 7 p.m. CDT.

    NFL Network’s draft coverage will be shown on the HD televisions throughout the 100 Level Concourse and Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 will broadcast live, with commentary and analysis from “The Voice of the Texans,” Marc Vandermeer, and a number of special guests. When the Texans make their first-round pick, fans at the Draft Party will hear from the player first as part of Texans Radio’s live broadcast.

    Texans Ambassadors will be on hand to sign autographs throughout the evening. Texans fans can also get their first glimpse of the 2015 Houston Texans Cheerleaders when the squad makes its debut performance at the event. 

    Young fans can play in the TORO’s Kids Club Zone presented by Kroger, which will feature interactive games, a balloon artist and appearances by TORO and Deep Steel Thunder. Fans can also take photos in Memory Alley located on the concourse. 

    Get more information on the event here.

     

     

  • Fri., May. 01, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CDT Flashback Fridays at Go Texan Store

    Stop by the Go Texan Store on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm to meet a TBD Houston Texans Ambassador.  Fans can also enjoy a 10% off Power Hour discount in the Go Texan Store during the event!

    Store info - http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html

  • Sat., May. 02, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT Texans Care Volunteer Day presented by Reliant Texans Care Volunteer Day presented by Reliant is a city-wide volunteer day on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 8AM - noon where Texans players, Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, TORO and staff will volunteer alongside Texans fans!

    As an organization, the Texans make it a priority to give back to the Houston community. This day provides an opportunity to invite Texans fans to volunteer with the team to make a positive change. These organizations work to improve the standard of living for the young people of Houston, which aligns with the Texans mission to be Champions for Youth.

    There are plenty of locations across Houston, so sign up today at http://www.houstontexans.com/community/volunteer-day.html!
  • Sat., May. 02, 2015 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM CDT NFL Draft Day 3 from Houston Texans Grille

    Stop by the Houston Texans Grille (I-10 & Beltway 8) on Day 3 of the NFL Draft, Saturday, May 2 from 10:30am – 6:30pm for a chance to announce a Texans Draft Pick live on TV or chance to win tons of other prizes!

    All of the Texans draft picks that day will be made by Texans fans live from the Grille, with at least one on NFL Network and the rest on NFL.com. See rules - http://bit.ly/1Eid0WN

    Texans Radio with Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer and special guests, will be broadcasting LIVE the entire time. Plus, Houston Texans Cheerleaders and Ambassadors will be there for autographs and pictures!

  • Sun., May. 03, 2015 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans All Access: 2015 Draft on KTRK ABC 13

    Tune in to KTRK ABC 13 in Houston on Sunday, May 3 at 11pm to catch the Texans TV special, Texans All Access: 2015 Draft.  This will be an exclusive look into the day of the Texans first round draft pick, as well as an analysis of all the 2015 Texans draft picks from Texans TV Insiders.

    Fans throughout Texas, be sure to check your local TV listings for air dates and times in your area.

  • Tue., May. 05, 2015 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Texans Radio Live at Houston Texans Grille Stop by the Houston Texans Grille located at CityCentre, 12848 Queensbury Ln. Ste 208, Houston, TX 77024 (I-10 & Beltway 8), as Texans Radio broadcasts LIVE with special guests including Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer!
  • Wed., May. 13, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM CDT Moms Clinic presented by Houston Methodist and GE

    The Houston Texans are proud to partner with GE and Houston Methodist to launch the Play Safe Moms Clinic just for football moms on May 13th!

    This free clinic will provide moms with the latest safety information in concussion awareness, proper hydration and nutrition to prepare them for the upcoming football season.  These classroom-style instructions and interactive football drills will take place in the Houston Methodist Training Center.

    Space is limited, so register today at http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/momclinic.html!

  • Sun., May. 17, 2015 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT Gridiron Gang Auditions

    Are you motivated, outgoing and passionate? Well then, we're looking for you to audition for the Houston Texans Gridiron Gang gameday entertainment team on Sunday, May 17 from 1-3pm at the Hosuton Methodist Training Center.

    For more info and to regsiter, click this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/gridiron2.html

  • Thu., May. 21, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Radio Live at Houston Texans Grille Stop by the Houston Texans Grille located at CityCentre (I-10 & Beltway 8) as Texans Radio broadcasts LIVE from 6pm - 7pm with special guests including Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer!
  • Fri., Jun. 05, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CDT Flashback Fridays at Go Texan Store

    Stop by the Go Texan Store on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm to meet a TBD Houston Texans Ambassador.  Fans can also enjoy a 10% off Power Hour discount in the Go Texan Store during the event!

    Store info - http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html

Team

Danieal Manning
SS #38
Height:
5-11
Weight:
212
College:
Abilene Christian
Experience:
10
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 128 549 434 115 4 1 41 11 1 217 -- 55
2014 HOU 16 46 32 14 0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2013 HOU 6 24 21 3 1 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 16 77 59 18 1 0 8 2 1 59 29.5 55
2011 HOU 13 59 44 15 0 -- 5 2 0 22 11 22
2010 CHI 16 72 59 13 0 -- 7 1 0 0 -- 0
2009 CHI 15 92 72 20 1 1 2 1 0 35 35 35
2008 CHI 14 33 28 5 1 0 4 1 0 42 42 42
2007 CHI 16 79 68 11 0 -- 6 2 0 33 16.5 33
2006 CHI 16 67 51 16 0 -- 5 2 0 26 13 15
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 128 4 1 9 2 4 0 5 0 1 0 0
2014 HOU 16 1 0 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2013 HOU 6 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 16 -- -- 3 -- 1 -- 1 0 -- -- --
2011 HOU 13 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2010 CHI 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 CHI 15 -- -- 2 1 2 0 4 0 -- -- --
2008 CHI 14 2 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 1 0 0
2007 CHI 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 CHI 16 -- -- 4 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 128 129 3,370 26.1 83 1 93 20 0 3
2014 HOU 16 13 267 20.5 41 0 8 1 0 1
2013 HOU 6 1 18 18 18 0 0 0 0 0
2012 HOU 16 1 18 18 18 0 0 0 0 0
2011 HOU 13 13 356 27.4 46 0 10 2 0 1
2010 CHI 16 33 816 24.7 62 0 23 4 0 0
2009 CHI 15 28 744 26.6 59 0 20 4 0 0
2008 CHI 14 36 1,070 29.7 83 1 28 9 0 1
2007 CHI 16 3 61 20.3 21 0 3 0 0 0
2006 CHI 16 1 20 20 20 0 1 0 0 0

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TWITTER: @ManningUp38

TRANSACTIONS:Selected by Chicago Bears in the second round (42nd overall) in the 2006 NFL Draft…signed with Bears on July 5, 2006...re-signed with Bears on May 19, 2010...signed with Houston Texans on July 29, 2011

CAREER:
Has played in 106 career games with 85 starts and has recorded 486 total tackles, including 397 solos, 11 interceptions, nine forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and two field goals blocked
Excellent kick returner with a career average of 26.8 yards per return on 115 attempts, which is the fourth-highest kickoff return average since entering the League in 2006

2012 (Houston 16/16):
Had a career-high 96 tackles (87 solo) to go along with one sack, three forced fumbles and two interceptions for the season
Made seven tackles (five solo) and recovered a fumble in the season opener vs. Miami (9/9)
Had five tackles (three solo) at Jacksonville (9/16)
Intercepted his first pass of the season and returned it 55 yards for a touchdown vs. Tennessee (9/30), giving him his first career interception return for a touchdown
Recorded two tackles (both solo) and one pass defensed at the New York Jets (10/8)
Made seven tackles (six solo) vs. Buffalo (11/4)
Intercepted a Jay Cutler pass in the first quarter, recorded eight solo tackles and a forced fumble at Chicago (11/11)
Collected 10 tackles and registered his third career sack and a forced fumble vs. Jacksonville (11/18)
Recorded nine tackles, two passes defensed, and forced a fumble for the third consecutive game at Detroit (11/22)
Made six tackles and had a pass defensed at Tennessee (12/2)
Registered eight tackles at New England (12/10)
Collected eight tackles vs. Indianapolis (12/16)
Had five tackles (four solo) vs. Minnesota (12/23)
Tallied three tackles (one solo), a pass defensed, and returned his only kickoff  of the season for 18 yards at Indianapolis (12/30)
Had one tackle and two kickoff returns for 47 yards in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/5/13)
Set the AFC Divisional round record for return yards in a game with 216, including a 94-yard return on the opening kickoff, and had six tackles in the AFC Divisonal Playoff at New England (1/13/13)

TWITTER: @ManningUp38

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Chicago Bears in the second round (42nd overall) in the 2006 NFL Draft…signed with Bears on July 5, 2006...re-signed with Bears on May 19, 2010...signed with Houston Texans on July 29, 2011

CAREER:
Has played in 106 career games with 85 starts and has recorded 486 total tackles, including 397 solos, 11 interceptions, nine forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and two field goals blocked
Excellent kick returner with a career average of 26.8 yards per return on 115 attempts, which is the fourth-highest kickoff return average since entering the League in 2006

2012 (Houston 16/16):
Had a career-high 96 tackles (87 solo) to go along with one sack, three forced fumbles and two interceptions for the season
Made seven tackles (five solo) and recovered a fumble in the season opener vs. Miami (9/9)
Had five tackles (three solo) at Jacksonville (9/16)
Intercepted his first pass of the season and returned it 55 yards for a touchdown vs. Tennessee (9/30), giving him his first career interception return for a touchdown
Recorded two tackles (both solo) and one pass defensed at the New York Jets (10/8)
Made seven tackles (six solo) vs. Buffalo (11/4)
Intercepted a Jay Cutler pass in the first quarter, recorded eight solo tackles and a forced fumble at Chicago (11/11)
Collected 10 tackles and registered his third career sack and a forced fumble vs. Jacksonville (11/18)
Recorded nine tackles, two passes defensed, and forced a fumble for the third consecutive game at Detroit (11/22)
Made six tackles and had a pass defensed at Tennessee (12/2)
Registered eight tackles at New England (12/10)
Collected eight tackles vs. Indianapolis (12/16)
Had five tackles (four solo) vs. Minnesota (12/23)
Tallied three tackles (one solo), a pass defensed, and returned his only kickoff  of the season for 18 yards at Indianapolis (12/30)
Had one tackle and two kickoff returns for 47 yards in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/5/13)
Set the AFC Divisional round record for return yards in a game with 216, including a 94-yard return on the opening kickoff, and had six tackles in the AFC Divisonal Playoff at New England (1/13/13)

2011 (Houston 13/13):
Ranked fourth on the team with 59 tackles and tied a career high with two interceptions despite missing three games with a lower leg injury Made seven tackles (two solo) and averaged 38.5 yards on two kickoff returns at Miami (9/18)
Recorded his first interception as a Texan, picking off a Drew Brees pass and returning it 22 yards to set up fourth-quarter touchdown at New Orleans (9/25)
Blocked a field goal to end the first half and made five solo tackles vs. Pittsburgh (10/2)
Averaged 22.5 yards on four kickoff returns including a long of 36 yards vs. Oakland (10/9)
Led all Texans with 11 tackles (nine solo) at Baltimore (10/16)
Intercepted a Matt Hasselbeck pass in the second quarter at Tennessee (10/23) before having to leave the game with a lower leg injury
Inactive for three games with a leg injury
Returned to the lineup and made one solo tackle vs. Jacksonville (11/27)
Made three solo tackles and broke up a pass vs. Atlanta (12/4)
Led the defense with 11 tackles (eight solo) at Cincinnati (12/11)
Had four solo tackles vs. Carolina (12/18)
Recorded seven tackles (five solo) and his first career postseason interception in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)
Made nine tackles (eight solo) and one pass defensed and averaged 33.3 yards on four kickoff returns, including a 60-yard return to open the game in AFC Divisional playoff at Baltimore (1/15/12)

2010 (Chicago 16/16):
Started all 16 games for the first time in his career and finished the year with 72 tackles, 59 solos, and one interception
Made a season-high 11 tackles at the New York Giants (10/3)
Intercepted a pass vs. Washington (10/24), the seventh pick of his career

2009 (Chicago 15/10):
Made 10 tackles at Cincinnati (10/25)
Intercepted a pass vs. Cleveland (11/1) and returned it 35 yards
Registered a season-high 12 tackles, including 10 solos, vs. Arizona (11/8)

2008 (Chicago 14/1):
Intercepted a pass vs. Jacksonville (12/7) and returned it 42 yards
Scored his first career touchdown via kick return vs. New Orleans (12/11) when he returned a kickoff 83 yards for a score
Reeled off a 70-yard kickoff return vs. Green Bay (12/22)
Started the season finale at Houston (12/28) and registered a season-high six tackles, including five solo stops and averaged 31.2 yards per return on six attempts

2007 (Chicago 16/15):
Started the second game of the year vs. Kansas City (9/16) and made an interception, which he returned 33 yards
Made a career-high 13 tackles, including 11 solos, in the season finale vs. New Orleans (12/30)

2006 (Chicago 16/14):
Played in all 16 games as a rookie, starting 14, and finished the year with two interceptions, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries
Made his NFL debut in the season opener at Green Bay (9/10) and intercepted a pass which he returned 15 yards
Made his first career start at FS at Minnesota (9/24) and made four solo tackles
Made a season-high 10 tackles vs. Miami (11/5)

COLLEGE:
Was a three-year starter at Abilene Christian and became the second-highest drafted player in school history
Started all 30 games at ACU and finished his career with 159 tackles, two sacks, 11 interceptions, 12 tackles for loss, six forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and four blocked kicks

PERSONAL:
Native Texan who hails from Corsicana
Was a three-year starter at Corsicana High and earned second-team All-State mention from the Associated Press and Texas Sports Writers Association as a senior
Finished second in the state in the 100 meters and triple jump and was fourth in the 200 meters

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  • Top INT of 2012: #2 Manning vs. TEN

    (0:22) Posted Mar 29, 2013

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