Found March 11, 2014 on State of the Texans:
Texans didn’t make qualifying offers to RFAs OLB Bryan Braman, DE Terrell McClain and WR Lestar Jean. They’re now free agents. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) March 12, 2014 The Houston Texans have not tendered restricted free agents Bryan Braman, Terrell McClain and Lestar Jean making them unrestricted free agents. This opens the door for all three of them to look for other teams in 2014 and ends their tenure with the Texans. Braman played outside linebacker for the Texans and was considered a special teams ace for the team. His play declined the past few seasons and never really contributed on defense and struggled on special teams this past season. The move comes as little surprise heading into next season with the emergence of Justin Tuggle who led the team in special teams tackles.. Lestar Jean Jean was considered a diamond in the rough when he was added as a free agent in 2011 and totaled 6 receptions and 151 yards with a touchdown the past two seasons. He never caught on as a wide receiver with the team and the team investing a first round pick on DeAndre Hopkins in 2013, the end was near. McClain was a late addition in 2012 and made it out of training camp. He was the back up nose tackle in 2013 and played very little for the Texans. He appeared in 19 games in two seasons for the Texans and had 10 total tackles. You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans.

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This is quite the fail.  Unless knows something that we don’t their site says the Texans released Matt Schaub. RT @sportsmediaLM: @nfl You may want to update your site,,,, you have Schaub status as released … anticipation?” — Jerome Solomon (@JeromeSolomon) March 12, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...

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