The absence of Ed Reed opened the door rookie D.J. Swearinger to get plenty or repetitions in practice.

Swearinger has not only relished it, he spent the Texans’ 10 organized team activity practices impressing his coaches and teammates.

“Every day he comes out here and does something amazing,” safety Danieal Manning said. We put in a goal line that is usually difficult to put in and he picked it up really well.