The Texans practiced outside for Tuesday's OTA session at the Houston Methodist Training Center. Deshaun Watson took part in 7-on-7 drills for the third week in a row. Bill O'Brien, Johnathan Joseph and assistant coaches spoke to local media.
Special teams practiced kickoffs with the new proposed rule changes which includes no running start for players lined up next to the kicker as well as no wedge blocks. Referees were on hand to throw flags while players adjusted to the rule changes.
Special teams coordinator Brad Seely feels that teams that adapt quickly to the rule can give themselves a distinct advantage at the start of the season.
Bill O'Brien overheard J.J. Watt and Joseph discussing nutrition. Joseph admits he has never eaten a salad. O'Brien said it reminded him of his own diet on Sundays.
Offensive line coach Mike Devlin says tackle Seantrel Henderson has impressed him so far with his sheer size and his footwork.
Defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel was definitely more vocal than his normal calm self, according to Joseph.
"Romeo out there today, he was sounding a lot like (Mike) Vrabel. He was letting it fly a little bit today."
Cornerback and special teams standout Johnson Bademosi discussed his transition to Houston.
"Its been hot, but exciting."
Joseph revealed a little of his conversations with Tyrann Mathieu during practice, says it's a little bit of football and more of getting to know one another.
"It's more so just telling him about the city, about the organization, things that are going on, just helping his transition to be a lot smoother."
Second-year offensive tackle Julién Davenport has had a good spring, arriving in shape and ready to go, according to O'Brien.
The Texans will wrap up their nine-week offseason workout program with a mandatory three-day veteran minicamp that takes place June 12 through June 14 at the Houston Methodist Training Center.
Check out some of the best shots from Week 3 of Texans OTAs.