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Houston Texans Free Agency Week One Recap

View image | gettyimages.com Coming into this offseason fans of the Texans knew that it could be huge, but no one quite expected what would happen. Free agency started a few days before, as per tradition in the NFL, with big name players from various teams being cut or traded. The sheer amount of movement was staggering and not something seen very often. Then the news broke that...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

AFC South Free Agency Capsules

HOUSTON TEXANS (9-7) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: CB Kareem Jackson, OLB Brooks Reed, RT Derek Newton, DE Tim Jamison, QB Ryan Mallett, ILB Akeem Dent, DT Jerrell Powe, S Kendrick Lewis, S Danieal Manning, DT Ryan Pickett, QB Case Keenum. RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: OLB Jeff Tarpinian, C Cody White, WR Damaris Johnson, S Eddie Pleasant and OLB John Simon. NEEDS: The Texans need a quarterback...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kareem Jackson Re-signs with Texans, Sets Cornerback Market

The Houston Texans have been extremely active retaining their own free agents prior to the start of the new league year. Just hours after netting offensive tackle Derek Newton on a five-year, $26.5 million contract, the Texans pretty much set the free-agent market for cornerbacks. The team has reportedly re-signed veteran cornerback Kareem Jackson to a four-year, $34 million contract...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Texans agree to new deal with cornerback Kareem Jackson

Nobody had a busier day in the NFL than the Houston Texans. Earlier today they re-upped Derek Newton for five more years, and now they’ve struck a new deal with cornerback Kareem Jackson. This according to ESPN insider Adam Schefter: Texans take one of the top CBs off the market, reaching agreement with Kareem Jackson on 4-year deal, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
Via cover32
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Texans keep Kareem Jackson from becoming free agent

The Houston Texans are getting deals done. On the same day they locked up offensive tackle Derek Newton with a new contract, the team has agreed to terms on a four-year deal with cornerback Kareem Jackson on Saturday, FOX Sports 1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo confirms. Sources have said the deal is worth $34 million with $20 million guaranteed. The has not made an official announcement...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Texans lock up Derek Newton with big-money contract

The Houston Texans have locked down a big part of their offensive line. The team has agreed to a five-year, $26.5 million deal with tackle Derek Newton, a source has told FOX Sports 1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo. According to the contract, $10 million is guaranteed. Newton came to the Texans as a seventh-round draft pick out of Arkansas State in 2011. He became a starter the following...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans re-sign RT Derek Newton

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports The Houston Texans have locked down their starting right tackle, Derek Newton, for the foreseeable future. Big numbers for #Texans OT Derek Newton: 5 years at $26.5M with $10M guaranteed. $13.75M in first 2 years and $17M in first 3 years — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 7, 2015   The 27-year-old Newton started 46 games for the Texans the...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Texans retain one of their own big time free agents

The Houston Texans are keeping one of their own in town. Texans reached a 5-year agreement with Derek Newton, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 7, 2015 Newton’s been with the Texans since he entered the league in 2011 and has started every game at right tackle each of the last two seasons. No terms were immediately available. You may also be interested...
Via cover32
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Reach Agreement With OT Derek Newton On Five-Year Deal

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Texans have reached an agreement on a five-year contract with OT Derek Newton. Tania Ganguli reported a few hours ago that the Texans were in “active negotiations” with Newton and it was “very possible” that he would be back in Houston next year. The Washington Redskins were expected to be among the interested ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texans In “Active Negotiations” With OT Derek Newton & CB Kareem Jackson

Tania Ganguli reports that the Houston Texans are in “active negotiations” with free agent RT Derek Newton and CB Kareem Jackson. According to Ganguli, it’s “very possible” that Newton and Jackson could return to Houston next year. This comes just a few hours after Ian Rapoport mentions that it looks like Jackson will test the open market, so it ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
20 days ago  |  Discuss

AFC South Free Agency Capsules

HOUSTON TEXANS (9-7) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: CB Kareem Jackson, OLB Brooks Reed, RT Derek Newton, DE Tim Jamison, QB Ryan Mallett, ILB Akeem Dent, DT Jerrell Powe, S Kendrick Lewis, S Danieal Manning, DT Ryan Pickett, QB Case Keenum. RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: OLB Jeff Tarpinian, C Cody White, WR Damaris Johnson, S Eddie Pleasant and OLB John Simon. NEEDS: The Texans need a quarterback...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers need to grab this offensive lineman in free agency

It’s a tough position to evaluate. There aren’t a lot of stats to help with the cause. Styles of play can sometimes skew opinions. And the difference between a win and a loss on any given play isn’t always black and white. But what is clear is that it’s a vital position. Whether a team is run-first or pass-happy, the ability to control the line of scrimmage is the key to...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Atlanta Falcons need to consider an offensive lineman in free agency?

It’s a tough position to evaluate. There aren’t a lot of stats to help with the cause. Styles of play can sometimes skew opinions. And the difference between a win and a loss on any given play isn’t always black and white. But what is clear is that it’s a vital position. Whether a team is run-first or pass-happy, the ability to control the line of scrimmage is the key to...
Via cover32 - Falcons
28 days ago  |  Discuss

The Houston Texans can’t let this offensive lineman get away in free agency

It’s a tough position to evaluate. There aren’t a lot of stats to help with the cause. Styles of play can sometimes skew opinions. And the difference between a win and a loss on any given play isn’t always black and white. But what is clear is that it’s a vital position. Whether a team is run-first or pass-happy, the ability to control the line of scrimmage is the key to...
Via cover32 - Texans
28 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets GM Mike Maccagnan: Draft History Deep Dive

It is difficult to evaluate Mike Maccagnan’s body of work prior to being hired as the New York Jets General Manager. We know he spent a decade as a scout, got promoted to Assistant Director of College Scouting in 2010 and then moved up to Director in 2011 after Houston’s draft. We don’t know the inner workings of Houston’s organization or which decisions ultimately came down...
Via Turn On The Jets
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans 2015 Free Agency: cap space and needs

The Texans are already close to the cap with just about 8.5 million in cap space available to spend. What will the Texans do this offseason about their cap space money and free agency? Texans impending free agents CB Kareem Jackson FS Kendrick Lewis FS Danieal Manning NT Jerrell Powe NT Ryan Pickett OLB Brooks Reed T Derek Newton QB Case Keenum QB Ryan Mallett Texans have a ton...
Via cover32 - Texans
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Newton is most improved Texans player of the year

Last year Pro Football Focus had Derek Newton ranked 73rd out of 79 offensive tackles, a lot of analysts thought he would be cut this off-season. O’Brien not only didn’t cut Newton he had faith in him to be the starting tackle and it has paid off. Newton played outstanding this year and I would say he was the most improved Texans player this year. Newton went from bottom ranks...
Via cover32 - Texans
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 free agent quarterbacks Texans should target

The Texans season is over for the year and free agency is looming, they need to do something at the quarterback position this off-season. The Texans haven’t even signed Mallett for the next season but they probably will. They will need someone competent to back him up, with his injury this year they will want to make sure they get a guy that can step in a play if he goes down....
Via cover32 - Texans
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans vs. Jaguars 5 bold predictions

The Texans have been on a hot streak lately and they need to continue it against the Jaguars and pray that they get the help they need. A loss would ensure this is the last game of the year for the Texans so they better make sure they take care of business on their end. A win means the Texans also need wins from the Browns and Chiefs, this would get them to the post season. You...
Via cover32 - Texans
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Female Friday: This Texans cheerleader is one sexy santa

PicDay : Texans cheerleaders Christmas time pic.twitter.com/E2WPeHWNoU — Americas Cheerleader (@americascheerl) December 25, 2014 You may also be interested in: Derek Newton is most improved Texans player of the year Top 5 free agent quarterbacks Texans should target Ryan Fitzpatrick won’t be a Texan much longer
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

What Texans made the pro bowl this year?

I don’t think I even need to name one of the two guys, of course the best defensive player in the NFL J.J. Watt is going to Hawaii. Arian Foster was the other Texans elected to go. Watt had a career year and was a shoe in to go. Foster was quietly very good this year, he had 1,223 yards and eight touchdowns, with four receiving touchdowns on top of that. Watt recorded 17.5 sacks...
Via cover32 - Texans
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Stock Watch Headed Into Week 7

The season is moving along quickly, and with that, we’re learning more about who will be the studs for this season, and who will be the duds. We’re going to take a look at the Houston Texans stock so far through the season, and who I believe is on the rise as well as who will be on the downward slope. On the Rise: #456962710 / gettyimages.com Arian Foster It’s hard...
Via TopSportsReport
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Most Improved Through Week 4

2013 was a year of disappointing play on all sides of the ball. The offense could not move the ball with any semblance of efficiency, the defense could not stay off the field, and the special teams seemed to forget they were on an actual NFL team at times. No single person was to blame, but there were a few that stood out as bad apples, that have completely turned it around this...
Via TopSportsReport
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Newton's development helps improve Texans

HOUSTON (AP) Houston's offensive line has emerged as one of the strengths of the Texans in their 2-0 start. A big reason for the improvement from last season is the development of right tackle Derek Newton. Running back Arian Foster, who has rushed for 241 yards through Houston's first two games, raved about him as the Texans prepare for this weekend's game on the road against the...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Grade Day: Player conditioning is doing terrible

For the Houston Texans, training camp has had its ups and down. Players are working hard, and many players are impressing early, such as Derek Newton and Jared Crick. However, there have been problems too, and that’s the health of Arian Foster and Andre Johnson. As the Houston Chronicle reported on Monday, Johnson tweaked his hamstring and Foster had an injury that the team isn’t...
Via cover32 - Texans
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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