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Top Five Players On The Houston Defense

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Brandon Harris and Antonio Smith celebrate after making a big defensive stop. Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images
Brandon Harris and Antonio Smith celebrate after making a big defensive stop. Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images

Under the guidance of defensive coordinator Wade Philips, the Houston Texans will have one of the leagues' most feared defenses.

Two current members of the defense have been named defensive player of the year and another had been named 2012 defensive rookie of the year.

The key to this defense being successful is staying healthy.

If your favorite team has the Texans on its schedule, here are five players you may need to be aware of.