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Posts Tagged ‘Vonta Leach’

James Casey Set to Get First Crack at Fullback After Leach’s Departure

The Texans have a new fullback – but not quite by choice. The team lost Vonta Leach on Sunday to one of their AFC rivals – the Baltimore Ravens. Now it will fall on TE James Casey, who was Leach’s backup last season, to get the first crack at being the teams starting fullback in […]

Leach Leaves the Texans for $11 Mil Deal with the Ravens

The Texans were dealt a tough blow in free agency on Sunday, as Pro Bowl FB Vonta Leach inked a huge 3-year, $11 million dollar deal with the Baltimore Ravens. “Will be a Raven this year,” Leach wrote on his Twitter account. “Let the fun begin,” Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice said in a […]

Leach Still Unsigned; Texans and Four Others in the Mix

Fullback Vonta Leach still remains with out a team as of Friday evening as the free agency signing period truly opened, but that doesn’t mean the Texans and other teams are not interested in his services. Mark Berman of FOX 26 in Houston reports thate five teams expressing interest in free agent fullback. The only […]

Andre Johnson In the Corner To Bring Back FB Vonta Leach

WR Andre Johnson, who hosted his annual football camp for 400 kids over the weekend, said it is vital that fullback Vonta Leach return to the team according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. “I can’t imagine our offense without him,” Johnson said. “I don’t know who we’ll replace him with. He’s the best […]

Leach Getting Ready for Free Agency

Current free agent and former Houston Texans fullback Vonta Leach’s agent told Mark Berman of KRIV that he’s calling every team today on behalf of his client. John McClain of Chron.com reported that free agency has not begun, but once it does the Texans will likely make an offer.  However, in addition to past news […]

GM Rick Smith Says Team Wants FB Vonta Leach Back

The Texans official site reports that despite what earlier reports may say, the Texans do want to do whatever it takes to get back fullback Vonta Leach. Sometimes we all just need a little reassurance in life to let us know that we are indeed appreciated by those who may surround us and it appears […]

Getting Leach Back in Houston in 2011 Is Critical to the Success of the Offense

Richard Justice in the Houston Chronicle today has a good piece on the future of fullback Vonta Leach, and how important he is to the Texans as well as their run game with Arian Foster and others. Justice points out that no matter what happens with the CBA, inking Leach is a priority. It’s impossible […]

Leach Has Knee Surgery; Hopes to be Resigned by Texans

Houston Texans fullback, Vonta Leach’s, agent and general manager Rick Smith met at the Indianapolis Combine recently, but no deal was done for the Texans’ Pro Bowl fullback.  As reported by John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Leach underwent knee surgery following the 2011 Pro Bowl and now hopes a deal can be reached with […]