Before Houston, Smith heard from Bucs, Giants

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    <em>Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky</em> <p> <table border="0" cellspacing="2" cellpadding="2" align="right"> <tr> <td> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" bgcolor="#c0c0c0"> <tr> <td> <table border="0" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="100%"> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff"><img src="http://a.espncdn.com/i/headshots/nfl/players/65/5660.jpg" alt="" hspace="1" vspace="1" width="65" height="90" align="left" /></td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <font face="Arial" size="1" style="line-height: 1.5em"><font color="#808080">Smith </font> </font></td> </tr> </table> When he started his brief time as a free agent, <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=5660" target="_new">Antonio Smith</a> thought he might be changing from the uniform of the Cardinals to that of the Buccaneers or Giants.</p> <p>Here's what he said on KTAR in Phoenix:</p> <blockquote> <p>I got a call at midnight of free agency from Tampa Bay. Next morning, the first team calling was New York (Giants). And then, out of the blue, the <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/clubhouse?team=hou" target="_new">Houston Texans</a> came in and were determined to get me down there for a visit before I went anywhere else. It just felt good -- the environment felt good. The coach is a good person, the GM is a good person, and you got that vibe from them. The main thing, though, was that I just felt wanted.</p> </blockquote> <p>For the rest of the interview, click to our friends at <a href="http://sportsradiointerviews.com/2009/03/03/mr-smith-goes-to-houston/" target="_blank">SportsRadioInterviews.com.</a></p>

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