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The Houston Texans tenth NFL season was the first time they have earned a playoff berth and Houston’s first home NFL playoff game since 1993. Although it was short lived there are many positives to take away if you are a Texans fan. The Houston defense allowed the fourth-fewest points in the league compared to the fourth most in 2010 under new defensive coordinator Wade Phillips. Linebacker Conner Barwin’s 11.5 sacks led the team and free agent acquisition Jonathan Joseph came away with four interceptions but caused opposing quarterbacks to think twice. As the Texans look forward to the 2012 NFL draft there are many different directions they could go. The Penalty Flag’s Mike Presley has the Texans selecting Alshon Jefferey to compliment Andre Johnson; Round 1, Pick 26: Alshon Jeffery WR South Carolina: There were so many concerns about Jeffery heading into the combine that he was one of the players guaranteed to have a draft night fall. His slide ends at 26 as he gets to go play opposite of Andre Johnson in Houston. Jeffery had a down year compared to his 2010 season but is ready to show teams that he can be a number one receiver [...]
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Early Monday morning the Houston Texans and restricted free agent Arian Foster agreed on a new 5-year deal worth $43.5 million dollars with $20.75 of that guaranteed. The first three years of the deal is worth $30 million according the NFL Networks Jason LaCanfora.
Arian Foster’s agent Mike McCartney tweeted this early Monday morning
“Congrats to @ArianFoster for agreeing...
Arian Foster, who led the NFL in rushing two years ago and finished 5th last season, agreed to a new, five year contract with the TexansMonday morning. Sources with knowledge of the talks confirmed the agreement this morning. Foster was scheduled to become a restricted free agent next week.
Details of the deal are unknown that this time but the Texans made it clear throughout the...
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The agent for the Houston Texans running back announced that his client has signed a five-year contract extension with the team.
The Houston Texans and Running Back Arian Foster agreed on a five-year, $43.5 million contract, that includes $20.75 million in guarantees. The 25 year-old RB will make $18 million in 2012 but in the remaining four years of the deal, Foster will get $8.7 million annually.
Fosters story is quite remarkable, he went from being an un-drafted Free Agent to one of the most...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Houston Texans have signed running back Arian Foster to a five-year extension.
Foster will make a total of $43.5 million over five years, with $20.75 guaranteed, $40 million in the first three years of the contract and $18 million in 2012.
Foster tore apart the NFL in 2010 and quickly became one of the NFL premiere running backs. He had...
The Houston Texans have reached a deal with running back Arian Foster, according to multiple sources.
Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that the Texans have signed Foster to a five year contract, although the terms have yet to be released. Foster probably would have designated with the team’s franchise tag today had they not come to an agreement, as the deadline for...
The Houston Texans locked up Pro Bowl running back Arian Foster to a five-year contract, according to his agent, Mike McCartney.
The deal is worth $43.5 million and includes nearly $21 million in guaranteed money, per a league source.
It includes a $12.5 million signing bonus and a $30 million payout over the first three years.
According to a tweet from Arian Foster’s agent, Mike McCartney, the All-Pro running and social media sports star has agreed to a five-year contract extension with the Houston Texans. “Congrats to @ArianFoster for agreeing to a 5 year contract with the @HoustonTexans! Arian has showed tremendous class the last couple years,” McCartney tweeted on Monday....Read the Rest...
It was widely reported this morning that the Houston Texans and two-twim pro bowl running back Arian Foster has agreed to terms on a new contract to keep him in town for five years. The terms of the deal have now been released and Foster is slated to earn $43.5 million, with $20.75 million guaranteed, $18 million this year and $30 million over the first three years...
Crazy thought for the day: If Houston defensive end Mario Williams becomes a free agent, would the Philadelphia Eagles go after him?
I’ve been watching the Texans and how they handle the situation with Arian Foster and Mario Williams. My thinking was that there wouldn’t be any chance that either would hit the free agent market, especially Foster.
The Texans made waves this morning by announcing that two-time pro bowl running back Arian Foster had agreed to terms on a new five year contract. Many expected him to be franchise tagged as the team struggles with being up against the cap and trying to bring back a plethora of free agents that include Mario Williams, Chris Myers and Mike Brisiel among...
Many were shocked when the Texans drafted Mario Williams No. 1 overall in 2006. Williams avoided the franchise tag on Monday and this time no one will question his place in the pecking order.
It took a few years for the Houston Texans to build a playoff roster. But now that they’ve made that first appearance in the postseason, it looks like this is a team that could stay there for awhile.
This team has talent up and down the roster, enough so that team officials and observers are prepared to lose star defensive end Mario Williams with nary a blink of concern.