It's hard to go five minutes tonight without a new player being linked to the Patriots. Within the past hour, Boston Herald writer Jeff Howe tweeted that the Patriots are "in" on free-agent cornerback Chris Houston, who spent last year in Detroit. Cornerback was a consistent problem last year (one that was to an extent remedied by Aqib Talib) and has been a clear priority for them throughout the off-season. Chris Houston is one of many names linked to the Patriots over the past few weeks.
On cornerbacks: Patriots are in on Chris Houston. Derek Cox is scheduling visits, but nothing with Pats at the moment. They called Saturday.
— Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) March 12, 2013
It was reported yesterday that Houston planned to test the market in an attempt to maximize his value after being offered a contract by the Lions. Many thought Detroit added depth at the position today by acquiring DeAngelo Hall, but this report turned out to be false.
Houston is 5'11", 180 pounds, and was drafted 41...