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Maybe you missed the news this week that Matt Leinart was released from the Houston Texans, making him a free agent with a career 8-10 record. If this really is the end of the road he walks away with $23,260,000 in career earnings. Makes us wonder why heâ€™d waste time in March throwing with Carson Palmer and Matt Barkley while there are cold beverages waiting at the bar. Why bother throwing? (via @MattLeinartQB)
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The Houston Texans have reportedly cut backup quarterback Matt Leinart. The former Heisman trophy winner and 10th pick in the 2006 draft will now try to kick-start his career somewhere else.
After supposedly swooping in as a late contestant in the Peyton Manning sweepstakes, the Texans now decided to take themselves out of the running.
On Tuesday, just minutes before free agency began, Texans owner Bob McNair shot down the Manning-to-Houston rumors, saying the team is content with Matt Schaub as its starter, the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Headed into free agency this off-season, defensive end Mario Williams figured to be one of the most highly sought after players available. And until quarterback Peyton Manning jumped in head first, thatâ€™s exactly the way it would have played out.
Still, Williams isnâ€™t likely to find himself searching for suitors, and multiple sources have indicated that the first stop on his...
The Houston Texans can finally move on after a three-day marathon pertaining to defensive end Mario Williams touring the city of Buffalo. The Buffalo Bills decided to throw a 6 year deal worth up toÂ $100 million dollars with $50 million of that guaranteed, that immediately drawfedÂ any offer any NFL team could offer. Especially the Texans, we all know the financial shape the...
The Houston Texans are quickly finding out how easy it is to go from theÂ hunterÂ to the hunted.
In a move that surprised no one that pays attention to a little thing called the salary cap, they have lost star defensive end/outside linebacker Mario Williams to the Buffalo Bills in free agency. A rumored six year deal costing $100 million with half of it guaranteed....
Houston Texans defensive end Mario Williams (90) tries to get around San Diego Chargers tight end Randy McMichael (81) in the first half at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas on November 7, 2010. The Chargers defeated the Texans 29-23. UPI/Aaron M. Sprecher
When I asked one former NFL VP of Player Personnel about whether or not he thought Mario Williams would wind up in Buffalo...
Star defensive end Mario Williams will be taking his services to Buffalo next year to play for the Bills. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Williams has signed a 6-year deal with the Bills worth up to 100 Million, with 50 Million guaranteed. Before being hampered by injuries last year, Williams was one of the best DEâ€™s in the league. The former first pick in the 2006 draft has...
As we head directly into the teeth of NFL Free Agency, Players View will keep you updated on who went, whose coming and whatâ€™s next.
March 12- As the day comes to a close a variety of name players are already on the move as teams struggle to clear cap space by tomorrow at 4 p.m. CST when the new league year starts.
Philadelphia wideout/kick returner Desean Jackson is reportedly...
Noteworthy is that 87 of those 438 free agents (19.9 percent) have played at least 10 seasons. Assuming Peyton Manning is signed by Tuesday afternoon, who (other than Houston's Mario Williams) makes NFL insider Howard Balzer's list?
The Texans made a head scratching move yesterday, cutting Eric Winston, their right tackle who was ProFootballFocusâ€™ 11th rated offensive tackle and who had not missed a start since 2006. Winston was owed 5.5 million in 2012, but you canâ€™t argue heâ€™s not worth that. In a weak offensive tackle class that includes the injury prone (Jared Gaither, Demetrius Bell), the unproven...