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Texas trade receiver Jeff Maehl to Eagles 4 tackle/guard Nate Menkin who played off. tackle 4 Texans last year.Menkin played guard 4 Eagles.
— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) August 12, 2013
The Houston Texans have traded wider receiver Jeff Maehl to the Philadelphia Eagles for offensive lineman Nate Menkin. Maehl was entering his third season with the Texans where he appeared in three games for Houston his rookie season. Since those appearances Maehl has been on the practice squad waiting his chance.
Maehl had an outside shot to make this team, but he did not help his causes after dropping two passes in a row that were touchdowns Friday night against the Minnesota Vikings. In a numbers game at wide receiver, Maehl had a slim chance to make this team and being able to trade him for second year offensive lineman Nate Menkin is a good deal for General Manager Rick Smith.
Menkin was originally signed by the Texans as a free agent rookie from Mary Hardin-Baylor in 2012. ...
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Maehl, who played for Eagles coach Chip Kelly at Oregon, appeared in three games for the Texans in 2011 and spent last year on the practice squad.
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