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Free agent quarterback Matt Leinart is scheduled to visit the Oakland Raiders next week. Leinart will compete with Terrelle Pryor for the backup quarterback spot to Carson Palmer, according to ESPN, but Leinart would have an inside track on the job ahead of Pryor. If Leinart signs with Oakland, he will reunite with offensive coordinator Greg Knapp, who coached him in Houston. Palmer and Leinart both won Heisman Trophy awards at USC.
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Matt Leinart is a free agent after spending last year with the Texans, and a report says he's expected to sign after taking his next visit.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, since the Houston Texans drafted former Ohio State wide receiver DeVier Posey in the 3rd round of the NFL draft, they’ll now attempt to trade veteran receiver Jacoby Jones.
John McClain of the Houston Chronicle mentioned on his Twitter feed that Jones took less money to stay with the Texans, but the fans have since turned on him and it’s...
With the 76th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft the Houston Texans select… Brandon Brooks, Guard, Miami, OH
Weight 353 lbs.
Described by Mike...
According to various reports along with Adam Schefter on Twitter this morning, free agent QB Matt Leinart is expected to sign with the Oakland Raiders later this week. It is being reported that Leinart has a visit scheduled with the Raider this week and the team is fully expected to ink a deal with the southpaw quarterback.
The signing of Leinart would reunite his with a fellow USC...
With the 121st overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft the Houston Texans select… Keshawn Martin, WR, Michigan State University.
Weight: 192 lbs.
Arms: 31 ½”
The Oakland Raiders have selected defensive lineman Chris Bilukidi with their sixth-round pick of the NFL draft.
The Raiders took Bilukidi 189th overall with their fourth pick of the day Saturday.
Bilukidi is the son of an Angolan diplomat and was mostly a basketball player until his final year of high school in Canada. He started his college career at Eastern Arizona and finished...
The Houston Texans added another pass rusher in the fourth round, taking Nebraska defensive end Jared Crick.
The 6-foot-6, 285-pound Crick made 22 tackles, including three for loss, in an injury-shortened 2011 season. He finished in Nebraska's top in career sacks (20), even after tearing a chest muscle in the sixth game of his final year.
Earlier in the fourth round, Houston...
The Houston Texans are reportedly trying to trade receiver/returner Jacoby Jones after drafting Ohio State receiver DeVier Posey with the 68th overall pick.
Jones, 27, hasn't produced much on the field with only 512 yards receiving last season and two touchdowns.
It will be difficult for the Texans to make a trade as Jones has $3 million base salary.
The Texans may get a seventh...
Going into the 3rd round of the 2012 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders had depth needs at every position except for Tight End and Cornerback. They were set-up to go with the BPA (Best Player Available) on their draft board, and they went with Tony Bergstrom a Guard/Tackle from Utah. The Raiders have a solid [...]
3rd Round 95th Overall: Tony Bergstrom, G/T, Utah The Raiders have a solid O-Line, but Cooper Carlisle is aging and will need to be replaced somewhat soon. Bergstrom can come in and immediately compete with Carlisle for the Left Guard job, and he can compete with Barksdale at Right Tackle. Bergstrom is versatile O-Lineman that [...]
The Oakland Raiders look to have made the most of their mid-late round picks in the 2012 NFL Draft.
After capping off day two of the draft with the first compensation pick (95th overall) in the third round with offensive tackle Tony Bergstrom out of Utah, the Raiders picked up San Diego State linebacker with the 129th overall selection.
Equipped with enough athleticism to provide...
By CHRIS DUNCAN
AP Sports Writer
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans added more depth to their offensive line on Saturday, taking Georgia center Ben Jones with their first fourth-round pick.
The 6-foot-2, 300-pound Jones should back up Chris Myers, who re-signed with the Texans in free agency.
The Texans finished 10-6 last season and won their first AFC South title to earn the...
The Oakland Raiders were heading into the 2012 NFL Draft just very few picks until they were awarded several compensatory picks for players they lost in free agency. Under former owner/general manager Al Davis, the Raiders had basically sacrificed the 2012 NFL draft while undertaking trades for players such as QB Carson Palmer and the selection of QB Terrelle Pryor in the 2011 Supplemental...