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State of the Texans:
With the Houston Texans making some tough decisions, the NFL waits for nobody and the Texans are adjusting on the fly. After a magical 2011 season which brought the franchise’s first division title, playoff appearance and win, the Texans appeared ready for a big 2012 season with a deep roster. With the cap issues that hit the Texans, a once deep roster has to fill the voids left by players who left for other teams via free agency.
After one of the most interesting moves of the offseason, when the Houston Texans traded defensive leader DeMeco Ryans to the Philadelphia Eagles for draft picks, many questions were being asked where the Texans were going as an organization into the 2012 season. ”The Captain’s” time as a Texan had come to an end and plenty of comments were made about this move. With Ryans out of the fold now, the Texans will call upon 2nd year inside linebacker Darryl Sharpton to fill this void on the field.
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According to multiple sources, Houston Texans wide receiver Kevin Walter took a pay cut to remain with the Texans for the 2012 season. Walter was set to make $3.5 million in base salary with a $4.5 million salary cap number, but has agreed to reduce his salary to $2 million for the upcoming season with his remaining two years of his contract staying the same for the 2013-2014...
According to Jason LaCanfora the Houston Texans current 2012 cap situation looks like this.
Current contracts: 51
Previous year carryover: $0.00
Adjusted cap: $122,897,606.00
Team cap: $119,298,594.00
Cap room: $3,599,012.00
Team cash: $107,862,171.18
You can see the full NFL Cap Numbers here.
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With the Houston Texans making some tough decisions, the NFL waits for nobody and the Texans are adjusting on the fly. After a magical 2011 season which brought the franchise’s first division title, playoff appearance and win, the Texans appeared ready for a big 2012 season with a deep roster. With the cap issues that hit the Texans, a once deep roster has to fill the voids left...
Matt Peterson tracks the offseason needs of every team in the league. Today’s franchise, the Houston Texans [full archive here].
Season Recap: The Texans were the most solid all-around team in 2011. The defense made a huge jump under coordinator Wade Phillips while switching to the 3-4, improving from 30th to 2nd in total yards allowed. Everything looked to be in place for a serious...
The Houston Texans according to Nick Scurfield, have signed 8 year veteran punter Donnie Jones to a contract to become the punter for the 2012 season. The intial report it is a two-year deal, but the full details of the contract have not been released.
Jones, a former LSU Tiger, broke into the league in 2004 with the Seattle Seahawks, and has spent the last seven seasons...
According to a league source, Houston Texans wide receiver Kevin Walter took a pay cut earlier this month. Walter, 31, was scheduled to earn $3.5 million in base salary with a $4.5 million salary cap number in each of the three remaining seasons on his current contract. On March 16, Walter agreed to reduce his salary to $2 million, lowering his cap number for this season to $3 million...
The Houston Texans sales staff may need to update their mailing lists. Offensive lineman Eric Winston was surprisingly released by the team two and a half weeks ago, but that didn’t stop them from sending him the above letter asking him to purchase a suite for the upcoming season.
Winston signed a four-year $22 million deal with the Chiefs a few days later, so he can afford all...
Apparently, the Houston Texans luxury suite sales department did not receive the memo that the on field decision makers parted ways with their All Pro right guard, Eric Winston.
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IndyCar officially scheduled a race in Houston for October 2013, a step toward expanding the circuit's reach in the United States.
The Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston will be run on a temporary street course on the parking lots near Reliant Stadium, the home of the NFL's Houston Texans. Champ Car hosted a race there in 2006 and 2007, on a 1.7-mile course set up...
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The Houston Texans released offensive tackle Eric Winston weeks ago. Winston signed shortly after his release with the Kansas City Chiefs. The Texans sent Winston a letter asking him to buy a suite for the upcoming season according to Nick Matthews of the Houston Chronicle. Winston is laughing about it. The offensive lineman posted wrote on Twitter: Just got a letter from the...