Found January 23, 2012 on
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According to Peter King of SI.com, the Houston Texans might decide to let linebacker Mario Williams walk in free agency because of all the young talent they’ve accumulated on defense. It would also make sense to let Williams go, in order to free up money for the Texans to sign other players that may prove to be more important down the road.
Just last week, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Texans do want to re-sign Williams.
We already know that the Texans likely won’t place the franchise tag on Williams because it would cost them $23 million against the cap in 2012.
At this point, things will only get interesting as we approach the NFL offseason.
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The Texans' defense didn't miss a step without its star Mario Williams, so much so that the team may let the former number one overall pick hit the market this offseason.
Should the Texans Resign Mario Williams? The answer to this question depends on how much Williams will want and for how long. If Williams wants top dollar, the Texans would be better off letting Williams walk and using the money to fill other key needs on the roster. Sure, the Texans would love to resign an elite pass rusher, but Williams only played in 5 games this year and...
As much as the Houston Texans may want to re-sign Mario Williams, it may not make sense financially for them to get it done.
John McClain of the Houston Chronicle does a great job of breaking down the Texans current financial situation heading into the offseason and it doesn’t look good for them.
The Texans could lose Williams if teams are willing to pay him a boat load of money...
Mario Williams may have been overshadowed for the last five seasons by the fearsome Indianapolis pass-rush duo, Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis, but the quarterbacks of the AFC South no better than to ignore him. In his Monday Morning Quarterback column today, Peter King suggested that the Texans might just let Williams walk in free agency, despite GM Rick Smith recently saying...
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Here’s your tortured Peter King lede for the NFC Championship Game:
“It’s going to be a blood bath,” Giants defensive tackle Chris Canty said this week of the NFC Championship Game.
Right sentiment, wrong adjective. “Mud.” Mud bath.
Lofty set-up, wrong grammatical device. Bloodbath is a noun; it’s not an adjective. “If I may say so, you...
Unlikely heroes. Unforgettable moments. The NFC and AFC title games were decided in an amazing way, writes Peter King. For the Giants, it's a familiar tale as a Patriots rematch looms.
When we last left Busy Beaver Peter Kingdrop, he was fully disclosing that he shared an agent with Jeff Fisher, and that you were more than free to not believe him when he said that Jeff Fisher MAYBE KINDA SORTA picked the Rams more than he rejected the Dolphins. You take that report on faith, America. But if you let it seep into your guts, it will blow you away. I think. ...