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JUSTIN HOUSTON RUMORS

Still No Talks Between Chiefs & OLB Justin Houston Regarding A Long-Term Deal

According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, there have been no contract talks between the Chiefs and OLB Justin Houston since the team used their franchise tag on him a few months ago. Florio previously reported that Houston is “very upset” with the team and was planning to actively solicit an offer sheet from another team. However, Florio doesn’t anticipate ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston Working Out By Pushing a Truck Around

The Kansas City Chiefs are expected to figure out how to make Justin Houston happy with a new contract by time the season starts. If they don't he will play a year under the franchise tag and get paid by someone else. Whatever happens with his contract there is one thing that is for certain--he has to be ready to play next year as good if not better than he did last season (if he...
Via FatManWriting
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tag Means Justin Houston Will Be a Chief (Probably)

Over the last few weeks, I have discussed the fact that Houston would remain a Chief, either by singing a new contract or by being Franchise tagged.That has happened, as of this morning.The Chiefs have placed the Franchise tag on Houston for the 2015 season. That is not unexpected. It was reported that it is the Non-Exclusive variety of the tag. That would allow Houston to sign with...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs put franchise tag on Justin Houston

Justin Houston The Chiefs wanted to stick to their best aspect of the defense when they put the franchise tag on outside linebacker Justin Houston. This comes on the day of the deadline for teams to franchise tag players. Houston led the team and the league in sacks in 2014 with 22.0. He was 0.5 sack off of Michael Strahan’s NFL record for sacks in a season. The franchise tag...
Via isportsweb.com
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Who is Kansas City Willing to Give Up to Keep Justin Houston?

The business side of the NFL is about to get turned up a few notches. As of Monday morning teams starting hitting their can't lose players with the franchise tag. In some cases only the player's current team can continue negotiating, but in others the player can talk to whomever he wants, but his current team gets to match whatever offers are made.The Kansas City Chiefs hit star...
Via FatManWriting
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Chiefs place franchise tag on Justin Houston

The Kansas City Chiefs may not be in the best cap situation heading into free agency, but they made sure that Pro Bowl linebacker Justin Houston will not hit the open market. Game of tag is underway: Chiefs officially placed their franchise tag on LB Justin Houston, per team source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 2, 2015   In reportedly placing the franchise tag...
Via Sportsnaut
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Potential Free-Agency Destinations for Justin Houston

In four seasons since the Kansas City Chiefs made him their third-round draft pick in 2011, outside linebacker Justin Houston has proven to be on a pass-rushing level all his own. In his first three seasons, he had been a decent pass-rusher for the Chiefs, totaling 26.5 sacks—good for 39th in league history over the first three years of a player’s career. But his production exploded...
Via Sportsnaut
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Justin Houston ready to go

The Chiefs are just two weeks away from training camp, and it doesn’t appear there’s an end in sight for Justin Houston’s contract dispute. One thing is certain, though. Justin Houston is ready to go. Get it done, Mr. Dorsey. You may also be interested in:Twitter Tuesday: Justin Houston ready to goSnubbed? Kansas City Chiefs GM John Dorsey not named top-10 in NFLDo the Kansas...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: What to expect without Brandon Flowers

When the Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive scheme was switched this last season, it had a positive affect on the majority of the team. It saw guys like Justin Houston really come into their own and flourish. It did not, however, have a positive effect on some of the guys in the secondary. Kendrick Lewis, who was always just an above average safety, saw himself struggle a bit which...
Via isportsweb.com
June 16, 2014  |  1 Comment
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