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A Look Back at Houston Texans Free Agency

Now that the smoke has settled in free agency among the NFL sphere, it’s clear that the Houston Texans have made some waves. While Houston may have let go the best player in franchise history, the team made a huge splash by signing several players under-the-radar.Let’s take a look at what the Texans did this offseason:Re-signsKareem Jackson CB- Resigning Jackson was a paramount...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans State of the Roster: Quarterback

Houston Texans State of the Roster:Wide ReceiverIt’s the most important position on a football team, but as far as quarterback situations in Houston go, things traditionally have fallen along the continuum of “pleasantly sufficient” to “ugly”.Really, really ugly. Well, not anymore!Maybe.After the disaster that was David Carr, taken first overall in 2002, (the benefactor...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Market for Michael Vick may pickup after draft

When NFL Free Agency kicked off the market for free agent quarterbacks was not very good. Brian Hoyer signed with the Houston Texans, Tyrod Taylor signed with the Buffalo Bills, and Matt Schaub signed with the Baltimore Ravens. With that being said, it seems like more teams are set on drafting a quarterback. One quarterback who has not been signed yet is Michael Vick. According to...
Via Total Sports Live
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Most Prominent Positional Needs Ahead of the Draft

View image | gettyimages.com The Houston Texans have made some huge moves this offseason. Typically a team that doesn’t chase free agents, the Texans made a splash by landing Vince Wilfork, Brian Hoyer, and Rahim Moore. Fans are optimistic about the moves, but there are still a few holes that the team needs to fill before the start of the season if they plan on being successful...
Via TopSportsReport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Texans surprise hosts for one of draft’s more intriguing QBs

The Houston Texans QB situation still feels unsettled. Yes, Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallett and Tom Savage all will likely get a crack at the starting job, but some still believe they won’t be the only ones. Could a UCLA product be thrown into the mix? A bit unexpected: #UCLA QB Brett Hundley was spotted in Houston, set for a pre-draft visit with the #Texans tomorrow, I’m told. ...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett Poised to Start for Texans

Headed into the 2015 season, the Houston Texans have something of a quarterback quandary. After the Ryan Fitzpatrick experiment fizzled out near the end of last season, Houston elected to move on from the 32-year-old veteran. Enter former New England Patriots backups Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer. The two quarterbacks competed with each other as Tom Brady's backup in 2011-12, and...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Brian Hoyer the Worst Starting QB in the NFL?

View image | gettyimages.com As part of TopSportsReport’s series of NFL power rankings articles, we decided that a Quarterback power rankings article would be enjoyable for fans to read as well as enjoyable for a writer to write.  The Quarterback position has become one of the most important positions in the NFL today, as it grew more and more important with the evolution of...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Texans Who Could Break Out in 2015

Xavier Sua-Filo View image | gettyimages.com If the Houston Texans do not consult additional help on the offensive line, especially on the interior offensive line, Sua-Filo could be in line for a lot of starts this season.  Sua-Filo had a first round grade on my big board prior to last year’s draft.  I think he could have a lot of success if he’s able to get a large...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans sign WR Nate Washington

The Houston Texans have signed unrestricted free agent wide receiver Nate Washington. Washington (6-1, 183), started 11-of-16 games with the Tennessee Titans last season, hauling in 40 passes for 647 yards. The 11-year veteran also registered two receiving touchdowns, including a career-long 80-yard score vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 11. The 31-year-old Washington had...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Projecting Roles For Texans Free Agent Signings

Vince Wilfork View image | gettyimages.com Vince Wilfork was a 4-3 defensive tackle for years for the Patriots.  Though, in his time in New England, his role was to do what many Nose Tackles are supposed to do – occupy blockers and stuff the interior run. Wilfork will move to the Nose Tackle in Romeo Crennel’s 3-4 scheme.  He has a lot of experience with Crennel and...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston? They don’t have much of a problem

The offseason, where signing the big name free agents such as Julius Thomas, Darrelle Revis, and Ndamukong Suh make the biggest headlines, and without a doubt get the most attention from the media. However, some of the most productive and helpful moves can occur without making much noise. A collection of signings to add depth and filling important fundamental roles can elevate a...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans sign QB Brian Hoyer and re-sign QB Ryan Mallett

These are obviously separate deals, but I feel like I have to grade them together. Both deals are pretty appropriate values, as Hoyer gets 10.5 million over 2 years with 4.75 million guaranteed, while Mallett gets 7 million over 2 years with 1.75 million guaranteed. However, the fact that the Texans signed both of them essentially ended Ryan Fitzpatrick’s tenure in Houston (he...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Better Without QB Brian Hoyer

Some fans may be upset, but the New York Jets are better without free agent quarterback Brian Hoyer. Yes the Jets need a significant upgrade at QB and yes Hoyer was available. But none of that equals improvement for New York. Count Jets Nation lucky that Hoyer chose the Houston Texans over the Jets, and even luckier that the Texans traded Ryan Fitzpatrick to New York.Brian Hoyer...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns sign wide receiver Brian Hartline

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The Cleveland Browns need some wide receiver help in a big way next season, especially after the news that Josh Gordon would be suspended for all of 2015. They were able to make a step in that direction by signing veteran wide receiver Brian Hartline, who was cut by the Miami Dolphins earlier this offseason. Breaking: Brian Hartline is signing with...
Via Sports-Glory
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Hoyer to sign with Texans, compete for starting job

A friendly quarterback competition is coming to the Houston Texans. Former New England Patriots backup quarterbacks Brian Hoyer and Ryan Mallett are expected to reunite with the Texans and compete for the starting role, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday. Hoyer won’t officially hit free agency until Tuesday at 4 p.m., but he is expected to sign a three-year deal, according...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Hoyer expected to sign with Houston Texans

Ryan Fitzpatrick started 12 games for the Houston Texans in 2014 before suffering a season ending injury and the Texans are on the hunt for another signal caller. Will this be the end of Fitzpatrick or Ryan Mallet in Houston? Per source, Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer is planning to sign with the Texans tomorrow. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 9, 2015 Details still need...
Via This Given Sunday
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Hoyer expected to sign with Houston Texans

Ryan Fitzpatrick started 12 games for the Houston Texans in 2014 before suffering a season ending injury and the Texans are on the hunt for another signal caller. Will this be the end of Fitzpatrick or Ryan Mallet in Houston? Per source, Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer is planning to sign with the Texans tomorrow. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 9, 2015 Details still need...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Texans land first of two free agent quarterbacks

The Houston Texans got in on the free agent frenzy Monday morning. Ex-#Browns QB Brian Hoyer plans to sign a multi-year deal with the #Texans, likely three years, I’m told. They plan to have Hoyer & Mallett — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 9, 2015 Hoyer’s been in the league since 2009, bouncing around from New England to Arizona to Cleveland. He started 13 games last...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer reportedly headed to the Houston Texans

If only for a few weeks, he was a hometown hero. Now, native Clevelander Brian Hoyer will be calling a new city home. The 29-year-old St. Ignatius and Michigan State graduate will sign with the Houston Texans, per Dianna Marie Russini of NBC4 in Washington, D.C. QB Brian Hoyer is going to be a Houston Texan per sources. — Dianna Marie Russini (@NBCdianna) March 9, 2015 No contract...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Texans Interested In Acquiring Free Agent Brian Hoyer

The Houston Texans might oust one former New England Patriots backup quarterback for another. Brian Hoyer reportedly is a top target for the Texans, per NFL Media’s Jeff Darlington. The signal-caller is an unrestricted free agent, and the Cleveland Browns already have moved on from him after signing Josh McCown. But Houston also said it has interest...
Via NESN.com
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Want Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer?

Quarterback is an area of concern for the Houston Texans. Last season the team couldn't keep one healthy with Ryan Fitzpatrick, Ryan Mallett, and Tom Savage all going down to season ending injuries. The team had to bring back Case Keenum just to finish the season. After the year they had hopes are high for the Texans next season if they can find a quarterback.Many think Ryan Mallett...
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans reportedly interested in Brian Hoyer

Cleveland Browns’ quarterback Brian Hoyer may not remain on the free agent market long. According to NFL Media insider Jeff Darlington, the Houston Texans are zeroing in on the 29-year-old quarterback. Darlington was told that either Hoyer or Ryan Mallett, who is also a free agent, will start for the Texans next season. It appears that O’Brien and the Texans want both of these...
Via Sportsnaut
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Browns' struggles won't end anytime soon

The Cleveland Browns have talent all over the roster. Yet, they will still stink and rent out the basement for another year in the AFC North. Cleveland is a franchise which knows a history of bad quarterback play. Since coming back into the league in 1999, the best signal-caller to line up under center was Derek Anderson. Anderson made a Pro Bowl and led Cleveland to a 10-6 season...
Via This Given Sunday
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Cleveland Browns will stink for a litany of reasons

The Cleveland Browns have talent all over the roster. Yet, they will still stink and rent out the basement for another year in the AFC North. Cleveland is a franchise which knows a history of bad quarterback play. Since coming back into the league in 1999, the best signal-caller to line up under center was Derek Anderson. Anderson made a Pro Bowl and led Cleveland to a 10-6 season...
Via Bloguin Best
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer: A ‘fresh start’ will be good for both sides

Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports The Cleveland Browns made it clear to Brian Hoyer that he wouldn’t be back on the team in 2015 after signing veteran quarterback Josh McCown. But Hoyer thinks the fresh start will be good for both sides. “It’s good for both sides to get a fresh start and go our separate ways,” said Hoyer to USA Today’s Jim Corbett on Thursday. “Being...
Via Sports-Glory
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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