Case Keenum the Real Winner in Ryan Mallett-to-Houston Texans Deal

When the Houston Texans traded for Ryan Mallett the guys on the roster knew one thing--someone was going to have to go. The team is already paying Ryan Fitzpatrick more than he's worth. Tom Savage was just drafted. That left Case Keenum to be dropped in order to make room--and he was.As much as that might suck for a hometown hero to be let go in the end it appears that Keenum...
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Former Houston Texans quarterback finds a new home

A day after acquiring Ryan Mallett and releasing Case Keenum, it appears as though the former Texans quarterback has found a new home. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the St. Louis Rams won the claim to acquire him. With starting quarterback Sam Bradford out for the season after suffering a torn ACL in the preseason, the Rams needed to find a suitable replacement, and...
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Rams claim Chase Keenum off waivers

getty images Former Houston Texans starter Case Keenum has been claimed off waivers by the St. Louis Rams. Expendable following the teams acquisition of Ryan Mallett, Keenum never had much of a chance of beating out Ryan Fitzpatrick for the staring job. The Texans will go with three quarterbacks on their 53-man roster with Tom Savage joining Mallett and Fitzpatrick. With the Rams...
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NFL Notes: Alex Smith Gets New Deal; Ryan Mallett Traded

The NFL preseason has finally ended and roster cuts have been finalized. There are only a few days left before the first game of the regular season. Here’s a look at what has transpired over the past few days in the league. Alex Smith Deal Well, the Kansas City Chiefs seem to have indicated their official plan at the quarterback position. The team signed veteran QB Alex Smith to...
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National confidence level in Houston Texans rises heading into regular season

It’s finally here. No more training camp practices. No scrimmages. No more meaningless exhibitions. Now, it’s actually for real; the NFL regular season is upon us! During the next 17 weeks, 32 teams will vie for 12 playoff spots, all in the hopes of being the last team standing at the end. For some, this is a realistic possibility; for others, it’s nothing but a pipe dream...
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Mallett trade hints at Patriots future after Brady

News broke yesterday that the Patriots had traded Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans for a conditional seventh round pick. The deal confirms that Bill Belichick and the Patriots have now seen enough from Jimmy Garoppolo to make him Tom Brady’s back up. A recent poll on NESN asked Pats Nation if they were comfortable with Garoppolo being named Brady’s backup, and the results...
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Ryan Mallett trade: was it worth it?

Stew Milne/US PresswireYesterday, Ryan Mallett was traded to the Houston Texans for a 6th round pick. A shock? Definitely not. It's clear that the Patriots had chosen Jimmy Garappolo as the heir apparent to Tom Brady if and when Brady retires. A good move? Yes. It makes sense for all parties involved. For Mallett, he gets a chance to start. He's been backing up Tom Brady...
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Patriots trade QB Ryan Mallett to Houston; Announce other transactions

From the New England Patriots: FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots made a series of roster moves today. The Patriots claimed DL Bruce Gaston off waivers from Arizona and rookie DL Kelcy Quarles off waivers from the New York Giants. The Patriots traded Q Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans in exchange for an undisclosed draft selection. In addition, the Patriots released...
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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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5 things we learned from Houston Texans preseason finale defeat

The Houston Texans had a poor finish to the preseason, even though plenty of starters saw little to no action. After winning two out of three preseason games, they dropped a 40-13 decision to the San Francisco 49ers at home. With preseason in the books and NFL Kickoff set for Thursday, here are five things we learned from the loss. You may also be interested in:Grade Day: The Ryan...
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Texans look to future with trade for Mallett

Eight months of changing the fallen Texans and two years of digging Penn State out of an unthinkable hole partly obscured why Bill O’Brien was chosen as the third coach in Bob McNair’s 12 years of football ownership in Houston. The Texans’ offense became a turnover-filled disaster in 2013. Before turning around organizations and uniting divided athletes, O’Brien was considered...
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Texans acquire QB Mallett, cut QB Keenum

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans have acquired quarterback Ryan Mallett in a trade and released Case Keenum, part of a flurry of moves by the team on Sunday. The 6-foot-6 Mallett, a third-round pick by New England in 2011, was Tom Brady's backup the past three seasons, but was passed up in training camp this year by second-round draft pick Jimmy Garoppolo. Mallett will reunite...
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“Quarterback Stashing”: Debating Ryan Mallett as a Worthy Investment for New England and What it Means for Future

After first being reported by Ian Rapoport of NFL.com and confirmed multiple places since, now-former New England Patriots quarterback Ryan Mallett has been traded to the Houston Texans. This shouldn’t come as a major shock to any, as Mallett seemed to be on the trading block for the entire off-season. As he was entering the final year of his rookie contract and after the team...
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Pats get only a conditional 2016 seventh-round pick for Mallett

There apparently wasn’t much of a trade market for quarterback Ryan Mallett. Despite talk that the Patriots might get a mid-round draft pick in trading Mallett, they gave him up today for only a conditional 2016 seventh-round pick. That’s what the Texans gave up to acquire Mallett, according to ESPN. It’s unknown what the conditions are, but the deal likely includes provisions...
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Texans acquire Mallet from Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England Patriots have traded quarterback Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans. The move means second-round draft choice Jimmy Garoppolo will be the backup to two-time MVP Tom Brady. Mallett backed up Harvard product Ryan Fitzpatrick in Houston. Originally a third-round draft pick from Arkansas, Mallett played four games in three years with the Patriots...
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Patriots trade QB Ryan Mallett to Texans

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Patriots trade QB Ryan Mallett to Texans

(Credit: sportsglory.com) The Houston Texans have acquired QB Ryan Mallett from the New England Patriots for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2016. The 6-foot-6, Ryan Mallett, will enter the season competing for the starting quarterback job with veteran QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. To make room for Mallett, the Texans have officially waived QB Case Keenum. The 26-year-old Mallett...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL News: Houston Texans acquire Patriots QB Ryan Mallett

During the last two NFL seasons, several trade rumors have surrounded New England Patriots backup quarterback Ryan Mallett. Just days before the start of the 2014 NFL regular season, Mallett is finally traded. New England shipped the Arkansas product to the Houston Texans in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft according to several sources. Mallett...
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Texans acquire QB Ryan Mallett from Patriots

In a move that had been speculated all off-season, the New England Patriots have traded quarterback Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans in exchange for a 2016 seventh-round pick. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport first reported the deal. Ryan Mallett has been traded to the #Texans, source says — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 31, 2014 Why […]
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Ryan Mallett Acquired By Texans

Ryan Mallett Acquired By Texans: A move that has been heavily speculated since Bill O’Brien took over as Head Coach in Houston finally comes to fruition as Ryan Mallett was traded from the New England Patriots to the Houston Texans for a 2016 conditional 7th round pick. FFLockerRoom Sports: Hyped for years as the “next big backup” to land a starting gig somewhere Ryan Mallett...
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Patriots make another notable move in dealing Ryan Mallett to Texans

On a weekend in which NFL rosters were trimmed and adjusted, the New England Patriots made their second significant transaction of the past few days as they sent quarterback Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texas in exchange for a seventh-round draft pick in 2016—according to the first reports by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Terms: The #Texans traded a 2016 conditional 7th round...
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Houston Texans Made Room for QB Ryan Mallet; Cut Case Keenum

Houston Texans Made Room for QB Ryan Mallet; Cut Case Keenum Quarterback Ryan Mallett is on the move as the New England Patriots have traded him to the Houston Texans, reportedly for a 2016 seventh-round draft pick, via NFL Media Insider, Ian Rapoport. This move means the Texans had to … The post Houston Texans Made Room for QB Ryan Mallet; Cut Case Keenum appeared first on Fantasy...
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Report: Texans Acquire Ryan Mallett From Patriots

Ryan Mallett is now the Houston Texans future – Mandatory Credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images With the NFL season just around the corner, the New England Patriots continue to deal some of their big named players. According to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, New England has reportedly dealt quarterback Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans in exchange for a conditional 2016 seventh-round draft...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

So How Long Till the Houston Texans Start Ryan Mallett?

It's finally happened. When the Houston Texans waited till the fourth round to draft a quarterback people expected it to happen then. When the team signed Ryan Fitzpatrick fans prayed it would happen. Now that the preseason is done and the Patriots know what they want to do going forward it finally did.New England Patriots quarterback Ryan Mallett has been traded to the Houston...
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