Found March 14, 2012 on Fox Sports:
One of the NFL's hottest offensive line commodities is set to make his second stop on a free-agency tour. After meeting with the Miami Dolphins on Wednesday, a source told that Eric Winston is heading to Kansas City for a Thursday meeting with the Chiefs. St. Louis and Baltimore also have shown strong interest, the source said. Winston is the most attractive right tackle on the free-agent market after his surprising release Monday by Houston. Winston, 28, started every game the past five seasons for one of the NFL's most prolific offenses. The Dolphins are seeking to bolster the right side of their offensive line with both 2011 starters (guard Vernon Carey and tackle Mark Colombo) now free agents. As first reported by, Cleveland guard/tackle Artis Hicks is meeting Wednesday night with the Dolphins.

Source: Winston won't go to St. Louis

The St. Louis Rams appear out of the Eric Winston sweepstakes. A source told that Winston won't be making his free-agent trip Friday to the Rams as originally planned. There are no plans for a rescheduled visit, the source said. Winston met Thursday and Friday with the Kansas City Chiefs but a signing isn't imminent. Winston began his tour Wednesday by meeting...

Winston cleared to play in two weeks

There is an asterisk attached to the surprising release of long-time Houston Texans right tackle Eric Winston. A source told that Winston was listed under the "waived/failed physical" designation by the Texans when cut. Winston, though, told that the billing stems from his having undergone arthroscopic ankle surgery in February. In a text message...

Texans release RT Winston

The Houston Texans have released right tackle Eric Winston. The six-year veteran confirmed the news Monday on Twitter, writing "Unfortunately I have bad news. The Texans have decided to release me today. Although it is a surprise, I have nothing but positive memories." Winston has started 87 of 92 games with the Texans since he was selected with the 66th overall pick...

Rams interested in Texans' tackle Eric Winston - on the right or the left?

The Houston Texans surprised many by cutting Eric Winston. The Rams are among three teams immediately in the hunt. Free agency is off to a very fast start across the NFL, with skill players Vincent Jackson, Josh Morgan and Pierre Garcon all finding new homes and Reggie Wayne returning to his old one. So far the Rams are following a familiar pattern, though, locking down a key cog...

Eric Winston to visit Dolphins tonight/tomorrow

Free Agency is under way Dolphins fans!  The Miami Dolphins got things off to a quick start when they officially traded Brandon Marshall just moments before the beginning of Free Agency this afternoon.  We hear that the trade with the Bears has been in the works since the combine.  We still do not know what [...]

Eric Winston to visit Chiefs, Rams, Ravens and Lions

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Dolphins meeting with o-lineman Hicks

Eric Winston isn't the only free-agent offensive lineman drawing interest from the Miami Dolphins. has learned that Cleveland guard/tackle Artis Hicks is meeting Wednesday with team officials. Hicks has 71 career starts in 10 NFL seasons split between Philadelphia, Minnesota, Washington and Cleveland. If signed, Hicks would likely compete to start on the right...

Marshall's departure from AFC bodes well for Jets

The first day of the NFL's free agency period has come and past and, thus far, the Jets have yet to make a move. No need to fret, we've all heard the children's parable about the tortoise and the hare before.Speculation continues to swirl around the Jets, who've had a knack for making a splash in free agency in years past, as their name has been linked to everyone...

Rams look to upgrade o-line

The St. Louis Rams have finally realized that they need to upgrade their offensive line. While fans may not like the direction they’re going in that search I think it’s actually pretty smart. Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Rams are currently in talks with Atlanta Falcons center Todd McClure and Houston Texans tackle Eric Winston. @jthom1: Rams...

Making sense of the Browns’ offensive line decisions

Earlier this week I wrote about how the Browns needed to address the offensive line in free agency. This is not exactly what I had in mind. If you aren’t familiar with twitter’s format, those would be consecutive tweets that the Browns (PR department) sent out to their followers. The point of putting the tweets here isn’t to blast the PR department. They are doing what they...

Why don't the Texans go after Peyton Manning?

The Texans made a head scratching move yesterday, cutting Eric Winston, their right tackle who was ProFootballFocus’ 11th rated offensive tackle and who had not missed a start since 2006. Winston was owed 5.5 million in 2012, but you can’t argue he’s not worth that. In a weak offensive tackle class that includes the injury prone (Jared Gaither, Demetrius Bell), the unproven...
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