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The Houston Texans have reportedly have cut ties with veteran wide receiver Kevin Walter just before the start of 2013 NFL Free Agency at 4:00 p.m. ET, per ESPN’s Adam Shefter. Walter was selected in the seventh round (No. 255 overall) out of Eastern Michigan by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2003 NFL Draft and spent three seasons with the team before taking his talents to Houston.
The 6-3, 218-pound wide out played in 109 games (91 starts) and registered 326 receptions for 4,083 yards and 24 touchdowns in seven seasons with the Texans (2006-12) and caught 41 passes for 518 yards and two TDs in 2012.
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Walter was scheduled to make $3.5 million in salary in 2013, according to Rotoworld figures. The move could come as a slight surprise to some, but the Texans are clearly looking to add more youth, versatility and playmaking ability to the position heading into next season.
Though third-year pro Lestar Jean and the two receivers the Texans selected in the...
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The Houston Texans released receiver Kevin Walter as free agency opened on Tuesday.
The 31-year-old Walter signed with the Texans in March 2006 after playing his first three NFL seasons in Cincinnati. He caught 326 passes for 4,093 yards in his seven seasons with the Texans. Walter made 41 catches for 518 yards and two touchdowns and was the Texans' third-leading receiver in...
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.
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