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Report Says Packers with Interest in Soon to be Free Agent Center Chris Myers

The Packers have expressed an interest in pursuing Texans center Chris Myers when the unrestricted free agent signing period begins on March 13th. At the combine, the Packers met with Myers’ agent, Drew Rosenhaus. A sixth-round pick out of Miami by the Denver Broncos in 2005, Myers opened his career at guard before moving to […]

Mario Williams Says He Wants to Play in a Good System in 2012 – Houston or Elsewhere

Texans defensive end-turned-linebacker Mario Williams has elite pass-rushing ability that is sure to make him a popular target when free agency opens on March 13. But the No. 1 overall pick of the 2006 NFL Draft is concerned more about being in the right system than he is about being the highest-paid defensive player in […]

Forget About Manning Come to Play for the Texans

According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, there is no way that Peyton Manning will play for the Texans despite a report that he would be interested in the Texans. McClain offers the following arguments: Teams don’t know if he’ll play again. The Texans have Matt Schaub, whose rehab from foot surgery is ahead […]

Texans Free Agents for 2012 – Who Should Stay and Who Should Go?

Now that the 2011 season is officially over following the Super Bowl, now we can all look ahead to free agency. The Texans have a number of players that will be unrestricted come March 13th when they can sign with other teams. You can see the complete list below, and give your thoughts about what […]

Texans Have a Problem – What to do With Williams and Foster?

The Texans have a big task ahead of them before the start of free agency, and that will be to try and get OLB Mario Williams inked to a long-term deal. The team will also do what they can to get running back Arian Foster inked, but he will be a restricted free agent, so […]

Grading What the AFC South Has Done to This Point in Free Agency

Houston Texans Unsigned players: OLB Kevin Bentley (UFA), DE Jarvis Green (UFA), CB Karl Paymah (UFA). Key arrivals: Ex-Browns FB Lawrence Vickers, Aug. 3 (two years, $3 million, $500,000 signing bonus); Ex-Bears UFA P Brad Maynard, Aug. 1; UFA CB Johnathan Joseph, July 29 (five years, $48.75 million, $23.5 million guaranteed, $12.5 million signing bonus); […]

Texans Sign LB Tim Dobbins

The Texans have agreed to terms with free agent linebacker Tim Dobbins, David Canter, Dobbins’ agent, announced on Twitter. Terms were not disclosed. A 2006 fifth-round pick out of Iowa State by the San Diego Chargers, Dobbins recorded 151 tackles, one quarterback sack and two interceptions in his first four seasons in the NFL. A […]

Texans Officially Come to Terms with FB Vickers

The Texans have found their replacement for the departed Vonta Leach, officially announcing the signing of fullback Lawrence Vickers, who was a free agent from the Browns. The move to get Vickers doesn’t mean the team is giving up on James Casey at the fullback spot, but Vickers helped Peyton Hillis go over 1000 yards […]