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Houston Texans Draft Needs Will Become Clear Over Next Few Days: Free agency was not too brutal to the Texans on Day One, but time will tell whether that remains the case.
Success has been a long time coming for the Houston Texans,
and now that it appears to have arrived, the real hard work beings—doing it
again. Free agency makes it possible for players to get what they think is fair
market value for their services, but it also makes it hard for coaches to keep
a winning team together.
Could he be coming back? Hopefully...
The free agency period began on Tuesday at 4 PM ET, and like
many teams the Texans have to be concerned with whom they are going to lose and
who will be coming back.
So far the team has lost two role players, wide receiver
Kevin Walter (released) and fullback/ tight end James Casey (signed with
Walter has been a solid but unremarkable player since
joining the Texans back in 2006. Since the team has become more run oriented
his stats have gone down, and not necessarily worth the $2.5 million salary he
was due...(for full post follow the above link to MVPTexas.com!)
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The hits just keep coming for the Baltimore Ravens as another key player is departing, but this time he’s headed to Houston Texans.
After losing safety Glover Quin the Texans were in desperate need to find a suitable replacement. Not a bad choice, signing the 2011 Defensive Player of the Year and the NFL leader in interceptions in the last three years, Ed Reed.
According to IBNSportsWrap...
The Texans have released receiver Kevin Walter.Fantasy Spin:Walter has served as Houston's No. 2 receiver since 2006 but he has been on the decline over the past four seasons after putting up a career-high 899 yards and eight touchdowns in 2008-09. He had just 518 yards and two scores in 2012.
Guest Spot from Tx Cleaver…….
Complaining is easy. Pointing out problems is even easier. Texans management is paid to do neither. They are tasked with finding solutions for current problems, and avoiding future issues. In that context, let’s look at their decision to let Glover Quin walk, and make a run at Edward Earl Reed, Jr.
Texans issues relative to defense and...
NewsTags: Connor BarwinPhiladelphia EaglesThe Eagles have continued their active Thursday afternoon in free agency. After deals for Kenny Phillips and Cary Williams, the Eagles have now signed former Texans outside linebacker Connor Barwin.
The deal is reportedly for 6 years and $36 million with a maximum of $40 million with incentives.
The Eagles remain busy in free agency, signing free agent outside linebacker Connor Barwin to a reported 6-year, $36 million deal on Thursday.
Barwin had a breakout season in 2011, where the former University of Cincinnati start recorded 11 sacks for the AFC South Texans. His 2012 numbers decreased across the board, where without DeMeco Ryans, Mario Williams, or Brian Cushing in...
Baltimore Ravens free agent safety Ed Reed visited with the
Houston Texans yesterday. Reed thoroughly enjoyed his stay with the Texans, and
told reporters, including John McClain of The Houston Chronicle, that interest
between he and Houston is mutual.
“It’s mutual,” Reed said about his interest in the Texans.
“Both of us are contenders and want to get a championship,...
A busy day of free-agent signings for the Detroit Lions continued Thursday with the addition of free safety Glover Quin.
The team announced that Quin will be leaving the Houston Texans for a five-year contract with the Lions.
Quin, 27, started every game for Houston the past three seasons. He finished with 84 tackles, 14 passes defensed and two interceptions for the Texans in 2012...
Ed Reed may be headed to Houston. The veteran safety was picked up by Houston Texans owner Bob McNair and other team officials prior to a meeting on Thursday.
Reed had been a large part of the Baltimore Reavens defense for a decade but with the team in salary cap trouble has become expendable.
The Texans would pair Reed with Daniel Manning who would operate as the teams strong safety...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Lions have reached agreement with former Texans S Glover Quin.
Schefter reported earlier in the day that the Lions wanted to hammer out contract with Glover, Reggie Bush, and Jason Jones and they’ve managed to accomplish this in a matter of a few hours.
They also re-signed CB Chris Houston as well. Detroit’s secondary was in desperate need...
Updates on free agent Ed Reed visiting the Houston Texans.
Ed Reed has landed in Houston w/ his financial advisors Brad Davis and Brad Schwartz. Texans trying to woo him twitpic.com/cbbjxa
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) March 14, 2013
Ed Reed arrived n Houston escorted by GM Rick Smith. They’re headed 4 Reliant Stadium.
— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) March 14...