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The Houston Texans released backup quarterback Matt Leinart on Monday."I appreciate and thank (Texans owner) Mr (Bob) McNair and the Texans organization for giving me the opportunity to play," the former Heisman Trophy winner wrote on his Twitter account. "I will miss the Texans fans and most Importantly my teammates. I have no time to get down, focus is on getting healthy and being ready to go again!"Leinart got the chance to start for Houston last season after Matt Schaub broke a bone in his right foot on Nov. 13, but the left-handed quarterback fractured his collarbone in his first start in relief on Nov. 27.The 28-year-old was selected 10th overall in the 2006 draft by the Arizona Cardinals.
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The Houston Texans have reportedly cut backup quarterback Matt Leinart. The former Heisman trophy winner and 10th pick in the 2006 draft will now try to kick-start his career somewhere else.
After supposedly swooping in as a late contestant in the Peyton Manning sweepstakes, the Texans now decided to take themselves out of the running.
On Tuesday, just minutes before free agency began, Texans owner Bob McNair shot down the Manning-to-Houston rumors, saying the team is content with Matt Schaub as its starter, the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Headed into free agency this off-season, defensive end Mario Williams figured to be one of the most highly sought after players available. And until quarterback Peyton Manning jumped in head first, that’s exactly the way it would have played out.
Still, Williams isn’t likely to find himself searching for suitors, and multiple sources have indicated that the first stop on his...
Mario Williams will wait one more day to decide if the Buffalo Bills will be his future employer.
The Bills announced that Williams will spend a second straight night in the area before returning to the team's headquarters Thursday morning.
Williams, the top defensive player on the free-agent market, was joined by his fiance Wednesday for a second day of meeting with team officials...
I thought that nothing would eclipse the Brett Favre watch of the last few seasons, but once again, I’m surprised. The rumor mill surrounding QB Peyton Manning and where he might land is in full swing, this afternoon linking the Houston Texans to the former Indianapolis Colts signal caller.
ESPN reported early on in the Manning Sweepstakes that 12 teams made an inquiry...
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Noteworthy is that 87 of those 438 free agents (19.9 percent) have played at least 10 seasons. Assuming Peyton Manning is signed by Tuesday afternoon, who (other than Houston's Mario Williams) makes NFL insider Howard Balzer's list?
As we head directly into the teeth of NFL Free Agency, Players View will keep you updated on who went, whose coming and what’s next.
March 12- As the day comes to a close a variety of name players are already on the move as teams struggle to clear cap space by tomorrow at 4 p.m. CST when the new league year starts.
Philadelphia wideout/kick returner Desean Jackson is reportedly...
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...