Posted March 23, 2012 on profootball.scout.com
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Joel Dreessen Heads Home

The Houston Texans lost another key piece to their 2011 playoff team, with tight end Joel Dreessen signing with the Denver Broncos. It was a 3-year deal worth $8.5 million dollars, and he went into Friday choosing between the Texans offer and the Broncos. The Colorado State alum returned to where he played his college and high school football. Dreessen posted one his best statistical...

Dreessen to sign with Denver

Mark Berman KRIV-TV HOUSTON - Free agent tight end Joel Dreessen will sign with the Denver Broncos. In a text message to FOX 26 Sports Dreessen said, "going to Broncos." He chose the Broncos over re-signing with the Houston Texans. Dreessen also visited the New Orleans Saints, Cincinnati Bengals, and Tennessee Titans. The six-year veteran spent the last five years...

Broncos add another offensive weapon in Dreessen

With their short term future at quarterback set in Peyton Manning, the Broncos continued their efforts to surround him with as many receiving options as possible, reportedly agreeing to a contract with tight end Joel Dreessen (Texans) this morning. Long time Houston Chronicle beat writer John McClain first broke the news a short while ago via his Twitter account. Dreessen, 29, is...

Broncos agree to terms with TE Dreessen

The Denver Broncos have agreed to terms with free agent tight end Joel Dreessen. Dreessen chose Denver over the Houston Texans, where he has played the past five seasons. The 29-year-old Dreessen had 28 receptions and a career-high six touchdowns last season for the Texans. In 2010-11, he had a career-high 36 receptions and scored four touchdowns.

Texans’ Arian Foster Signs with Under Armour

It’s been a good offseason so far for Houston Texans running back and social media star Arian Foster. After signing a new contract earlier this month that puts him near the top for running backs, Foster becomes the latest athlete to sign a deal with Under Armour. “Excited to be apart of the @UnderArmour family....Read the Rest...

Why Wade Phillips Rode With Brian Cushing By Trading Demeco Ryans.

Houston Texans DC Wade Phillips has deemed inside linebacker Brian Cushing a “holy terror” according to statements made at the Texans website. In Wade’s 3-4 scheme there really is not one MLB in the true sense of the word. Here is a quickie breakdown of how it works. Both the “Will” and the “Mike” nicknames carry over from the traditional 4-3 scheme along with the...

Arian Foster signs endorsement deal with Under Armour

  Despite playing in thirteen games last season Houston Texans running back Arian Foster finished 5th in the NFL in rushing yards (1,224) and had 10 touchdowns on the ground. His 94.2 yards per game was 2nd to Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew. Foster also had 617 receiving yards (3rd among RB’s). This followed up his breakout 2010 season that [...]

Five for Friday: Houston needs a champion

Five things I'm thinking about this weekend while in no way regretting my decision to not fill out an NCAA tournament bracket this year. 1. Something that seems true (and totally is): A Texans' Super Bowl win would change the demeanor of the Houston sports fan forever. I was struck by this last night, when the Rockets were honoring their team of the '90s, and Hakeem...

Trying not to overreact to DeMeco Ryans' signing...easier said than done...

It's a good thing that so many other NFL news items (like the Tim Tebow trade and the Bountygate suspensions) have taken the glare of the spotlight off the still-fresh acquisition of ILB DeMeco Ryans by the Eagles... DeMeco Ryans was the Houston Texans’ defensive captain and, as teammate J.J. Watt said on the NFL Network Tuesday night, “far and away the most respected guy...

Tight End Joel Dreessen visiting with the Denver Broncos

Houston Texans tight end Joel Dreessen visited with the Bengals earlier this week during his free agency tour, which has included stops in New Orleans (before all of that happened) and Tennessee. According to John McClain with the Houston Chronicle, Dreessen is visiting with the Denver Broncos on Thursday, where wide receiver Andre Caldwell followed hall of fame quarterback Peyton...
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