Found March 20, 2013 on State of the Texans:
The Houston Texans have started to make small waves during free agency, but starting with one of their own unrestricted free agents. Soon after that new the biggest fish was caught for the Texans of the 2013 free agency period.   Day Nine The Texans brought back unrestricted free agent Brice McCain to be the teams third (nickel) cornerback. See the news from today on McCain’s new deal with the Texans. It’s official! @mccain21 has re-signed with the #Texans as an unrestricted free agent… — Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) March 20, 2013   Brice McCain 3 year deal: $5.25 million, $2.25 guaranteed. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) March 20, 2013   “I’m just happy to stay here & play for the team & the coaches I love, the players I’m very cool with & grew up with.” @mccain21 #Texans — Nick Scurfield (@NickScurfield) March 20, 2013   “This is where I wanted to be, really. If the #Texans came anywhere close to anybody else, I was gonna accept.” @mccain21 — Nick Scurfield (@NickScurfield) March 20, 2013   Brice McCain says his left foot (broken on 12/2) is close to 100%. He’ll be ready for OTAs #Texans — Nick Scurfield (@NickScurfield) March 20, 2013   -The Texans are also bringing in free agent punter, Shane Lechler, for a visit on Thursday. Lechler is considered one, if not, of the greatest punters in NFL history.  It will be interesting to see the money Lechler wants to join the Texans, but it might not be that big of an upgrade over last seasons punter Donnie Jones. -Also, Houston’s full court press Ed Reed finally paid off after he is finalizing his deal with the Texans to be the starting safety in 2013. -The Texans and the Chicago Bears a competing for the services of free agent tight end Steve Maneri. Still waiting final word on who will be signing the blocking tight end. -The Texans compensatory picks were released at the owner’s meeting in Arizona.     You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans.  

Texans Retain Brice McCain

Thank you to my agent @davidcanter I just agreed to terms on a new 3 year deal to remain with@houstontexans — Brice McCain (@McCain21) March 20, 2013   Brice McCain 3 year deal: $5.25 million, $2.25 guaranteed. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) March 20, 2013 The Houston Texans have agreed to terms with cornerback Brice McCain and is the first unrestricted free agent that the...

NFL Bans Low Chop Blocks From Behind

I’m not sure if it will be title the Cushing rule, but Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing got his wish.  Pro Football Talk is reporting that the NFL today banned the low chop block from behind that ended Cushing’s season in October. The rule change will go into effect this coming 2013 season.  The rule will be consistent everywhere on the field, and block from behind...

Texans Look To Sign Ed Reed

According to’s Albert Breer it looks like Ed Reed will be playing football for the Houston Texans. In a text from Reed to Breer, he told him that he plans to sign with Houston. Reed played his whole career in Baltimore looks to close that chapter after winning a Super Bowl as a Raven. Last week Reed went to Houston to talk with the Texans front office, but he did not agree...

Ed Reed signs deal with Texans

Looks like Ray Lewis won't be the only long-time Ravens defender who won't be back in Charm City next season. 

Texans rumors: Ed Reed deal ‘not close’

The Houston Texans recently extended free agent safety Ed Reed a three-year contract offer, but the sides are not close to reaching an agreement, according to John McClain of The Houston Chronicle. McClain and others are reporting that the Texans’ offer to Reed was for three years and roughly $4 million per season. The veteran made over $7 million last year, and he’s reportedly...

The Terrible Podcast – Talking NFL Rules Changes, Ed Reed To Texans, O-Line, Pro Days & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 86 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed leaving for the Houston Texans for starters and then get into talking about the new rule changes that were passed on Wednesday at the NFL owners meetings. We move on to talk about the Pittsburgh Steelers depth on the Steelers offensive line as we move closer...

Report: Texans Offered Ed Reed Three Year $12 Million Deal

The Houston Texans showed Ed Reed some southern hospitality last week during his visit to the city, but the two parties went their separate ways without a deal. The Texans showed Reed hospitality, but didn’t show him the money.  The Houston Chronicle is reporting that the Texans offered Reed a three-year $12 million deal, and that’s not good enough for Reed.  The two sides...

What do you think about the Pats not being able to/not going after Ed Reed?

I think Mike Loyko of NEPatriotsDraft summed it up well:  I would have loved Ed Reed in New...

Status Radio 3-20-2013

I spoke to Dave Choate ( about all things Falcons. I also broke down Ed Reed to the Texans. Crazy night in the NBA, Mets/Yanks injury situations and much more. The Status Radio Revolution is here!!! Check it out for yourself   !StatusRadio_3_20_2013
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