Found June 02, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
Former Seattle Seahawks running back Justin Forsett was joined by veteran defensive back Alan Ball on Saturday as the two latest free agents to take their talents to the Houston Texans, according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Alan Ball, 27, was selected in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft out of Illinois by the Dallas Cowboys. He’s spent all five seasons in the league with the team and has appeared in every game over the last three years with 21 starts, combining for 114 tackles, 13 passes defensed, three interceptions, one forced fumble and half a sack. With several seasons of knowledge and experience under Wade Phillips from his days in Dallas, Ball is almost a lock to make the final 53-man roster and compete for a solid amount of playing time in the Texans’ strengthened secondary. As for Forsett, another former seventh-round selection out of California in 2008, the 5-8, 198-pound back was waived by the Seattle Seahawks during preseason in his rookie season. Pho...

Forsett agrees to contract with Texans

Free agent running back Justin Forsett posted on his Twitter account Saturday that he has agreed to a contract with the Houston Texans. NBC Sports' Pro Football Talk reported last week that the team was going to try out Forsett on Wednesday. If Forsett signs, he would likely back up Arian Foster and Ben Tate as the third tailback on the depth chart. Forsett, 26, rushed for...

Justin Forsett signs with the Houston Texans after private workout.

HOUSTON—To follow-up on a story that we ran last week, former Seattle RB Justin Forsett has joined the Houston Texas after a private workout with the team last week. To read this story and watch multiple videos on Forsett including his infamous music video, please click the link below.

Seahawks could ask Tarvaris Jackson to take a pay cut

The Seahawks are having a 3 way competition for quarterback between mediocre incumbent starter Tarvaris Jackson, free agent acquisition Matt Flynn, and 3rd round rookie Russell Wilson. Flynn is currently the leader in the clubhouse thanks to his strong play in camp and the 10 million guaranteed he got this offseason. Wilson has also gotten a lot of praise from the coaching staff...

Seahawks Chris Clemons to hold out?

Chris Clemons has been noticeably absent from Seahawks’ OTAs and according to ESPN Seattle’s Brock Huard, this is an “abundantly clear” sign that Clemons is seeking a new contract and could hold out into mandatory minicamps. Clemons is owed 4.5 million in the final year of his contract, which makes him highly underpaid. Clemons has surprisingly emerged as one of the better...

Evaluating The Kellen Winslow Jr. Trade For The Seahawks

                                                                             Photo Credit: Getty ImagesThis is Chris Brown's first article as a member of the SeaTown Sports staff. We are excited to have Chris join the team!Last week, Seattle and Tampa Bay agreed to terms on a trade which sent Kellen Winslow to the Seahawks for a conditional...

Texans sign Justin Forsett, Alan Ball

This late into the offseason, there are not a lot of veteran free agents left. However, the Texans managed to find two and sign them to contracts today, signing Justin Forsett and Alan Ball. Forsett was previously a backup running back in Seattle who managed 1287 yards and 7 touchdowns on 278 carries in 3 seasons with 97 catches. Still only 26, it’s surprising that Forsett was...

New Faces: Texans OTAs

Here is a look at some notes from Monday’s OTAs.   - The Houston Texans made some moves over the weekend with the signings of defensive back Alan Ball and runningback Justin Forsett, and the release of runningback Javarris Williams. Head Coach Gary Kubiak said Forsett will be competing for the 3rd running back position and be a part of the special teams units, he will be wearing...

Seahawks wide receivers: Who starts opposite Sidney Rice in week 1?

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The Seattle Seahawks Bandwagon Fans Are Coming: Prepare

Recently I was accused of being a bandwagon Seahawks fan. The fact that this accusation came from a friend of mine, whose relationship with me is based almost entirely off of messing with each other, should let you know that the accusation is both baseless and ridiculous. The accusation did do one thing though; it got me thinking about the nature of bandwagon fans. In my estimation...

Houston Texans add a running back

The Houston Texans have agreed to terms with free agent veteran RB Justin Forsett. Forsett is entering his fifth season in the NFL having played four seasons with the Seattle Seahawks and a very brief stint with the Indianapolis Colts. His best season came in 2009 when he nearly topped 1,000 total yards and scored five touchdowns. Forsett will become the Texans third-string running...

Alan Ball Signs the the Texans

Confirmed by Houston Fox Sports Mark Berman, the Houston Texans have also signed former Dallas Cowboys safety Alan Ball. Once again defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is bringing in one of his former players in Ball who spent 4 seasons under Phillips as the Cowboys head coach. Ball came to the Cowboys in the 2007 NFL draft out of Illinois when he was drafted in the 7th round (237th...

Justin Forsett joins Texans

Former Seattle Seahawks running back Justin Forsett has joined the Houston Texans, according to Forsett. Forsett made the announcement on Twitter.
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