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Twitter Tuesday: Reactions to the Ryan Mallett trade

Ryan Mallett is now part of the Houston Texans after the team made a deal for him on Sunday, giving up a draft pick in 2016 that will either be a sixth or seventh-round selection. Have a look at some of the best tweets regarding the move: I guess the Texans finally responded to the ad… — Peyton’s Head (@PeytonsHead) August 31, 2014 Re: Mallett trade to...
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Report: Texans sign J.J. Watt to an extension

According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the Houston Texans have signed star defensive lineman J.J. Watt to a contract extension. JJ Watt's new extension in range of jersey number plus zeroes – $99 million over 6 years, including $51 million guaranteed, per sources — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) September 2, 2014 Watt becomes NFL's highest paid def player, surpassing...
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J.J. Watt Extension is Refreshing for the NFL

At a time when slightly above-average quarterbacks are being thrown tens of millions in guaranteed money, it’s refreshing to see a dominating player like Houston Texans’ defensive end J.J. Watt get paid.  Oh, Texans made it an even $100 million with $51.8 million guaranteed for JJ Watt, who was set to make $1.9 million this year, per source — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport)...
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Report: J.J. Watt, Houston Texans agree to long-term contract extension

The Houston Texans and DE J.J. Watt recently agreed to terms on a long-term extension, according to a report from the Houston Chronicle's John McClain. Texans have agreed in principle to long term extension with JJ Watt. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) September 2, 2014 Texans had been working on Watt extension for weeks. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) September...
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Report: Texans, J.J. Watt reach agreement on extension

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle is reporting that the Texans have reached an agreement in principle with Pro Bowl J.J. Watt on a long-term contract extension. Watt, 25, was set to make just $1,907,385 for the 2014 season and another $6.97 million if he played out the 2015 season under his fifth-year option. Last year, he produced 80 tackles, 10.5 sacks, four forced fumbles...
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Texans Injury Update: Brian Cushing excited to be back on field

The Houston Texans finally have one of their spiritual, mental and physical leaders back. Brian Cushing is ready to get back to ready on the field after being forced to leave last season with a knee injury. It'll be a joy to see him on the field again.  #454306116 / gettyimages.comCushing believes that he knows Romeo Crennel's playbook well. He acknowledges that there...
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Breaking: Houston Texans bring back veteran, release safety

The Houston Texans have brought back veteran safety Danieal Manning, according to He was released earlier in the offseason after refusing to take a pay cut, but the team now has him back. The 32-year old safety has played three seasons with Houston, where he has four interceptions, two sacks and 124 tackles in 35 games played with the team. Perhaps the main reason they...
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Joe Banner: Ryan Mallet of “A lot of hype about nothing”

Former Browns executive Joe Banner bragged on Twitter that they got more for Colt McCoy than the Patriots did for Ryan Mallett. We got a lot more for colt McCoy than Pats got for Mallet. A lot of hype about nothing. — Joe Banner (@JoeBanner13) September 1, 2014 A lot more Joe?  Really?  You got a 5th and 7th round pick for McCoy.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551'...
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Grade Day: The Ryan Mallett trade, Case Keenum release

In today’s version of “Grade Day,” we will be grading the moves made by the Houston Texans. A couple of significant changes were made to the roster just a week before the Houston Texans kick off their season against Washington. Trading for Ryan Mallett: A+ The Texans pulled off a big tradethat was rumored for a long time. They acquired Mallett from the New England Patriots...
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Waiver wire: Texans claim three

The NFL waiver wire, in short: 'A cut player with less than four years of service time is placed on waivers. All 31 other teams can place a claim on the player and add him to their 53-man roster. If the player goes unclaimed through waivers, they are free to sign with any team as an unrestricted free agent. The waiver wire order is identical to the 2014 NFL Draft order, so the...
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Texans sign 10 to fill out their practice squad

Today the Houston Texans filled out their 10 man practice squad. Marcus Williams is a stud and could be an immediate impact player. DE Keith Browner ILB Max Bullough TE Anthony Denham T Matt Feiler C James Ferentz G Alex Kupper WR Travis Labhart WR EZ Nwachukwu FB Toben Opurum CB Marcus Williams The post Texans sign 10 to fill out their practice squad appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Texans trade for Patriots signal caller Ryan Mallett

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the New England Patriots have traded quarterback Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans for a sixth round pick in 2015. Mallett was outplayed by rookie signal caller Jimmy Garoppolo in the preseason and is in the final year of his original rookie deal.
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Houston Texans Make Out Like Bandits

The New England Patriots have reportedly traded quarterback Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans. Ryan Mallett has been traded to the #Texans, source says — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 31, 2014 Photo Credit: Keith Nordstrom/ Return compensation is unclear at the moment, so stay tuned for updates. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported on Saturday that if the Patriots...
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Report: Patriots trade Ryan Mallett to Texans

The New England Patriots reportedly traded their backup quarterback. The Patriots traded Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans, a source told NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, after months of rumors. Compensation from the Texans hasn’t been announced or reported. The Patriots drafted quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in the second round of the 2014 NFL draft. Garoppolo started the Patriots...
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Texans have been fielding quite a bit of trade calls

The Texans have been getting a lot of calls from teams trying to make them the deal of a lifetime, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports. From the sounds of it, teams have been trying to make a deal with the Texans. “I’ve fielded a lot of calls,” coach Bill O’Brien said, not mentioning […] The post Texans have been fielding quite a bit of trade calls appeared first...
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