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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 […]

FB Lawrence Vickers Visitng with the Texans

The Texans are wasting no time in moving to replace fullback Vonta Leah who signed with the Ravens this past weekend. Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak and general manager Rick Smith confirmed that free agent fullback Lawrence Vickers is in town for a visit today according to Nick Scurfield of Houstontexans.com.

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 […]

Former Texan First Round Pick Okoye Lands On His Feet in Chicago

It didn’t take long for recently released defensive tackle Amobi Okoye to find a new home. Just hours after the Texans let him go, Okoye landed with the Chicago Bears, coming to terms on a one-year deal. “It feels good,” Okoye said. “I’ve been locked out for awhile and now I’m going to get a […]

Latest Texans Free Agency Player Updates

Unsigned players: DE Mark Anderson (UFA), OLB Kevin Bentley (UFA), OG Mike Brisiel (RFA), DT Tim Bulman (UFA), OLB Zach Diles (UFA), DE Jarvis Green (UFA), FB Vonta Leach (UFA), CB Karl Paymah (UFA), S Bernard Pollard (UFA), OG Kasey Studdard (UFA), P Matt Turk (UFA). Key arrivals: UFA CB Johnathan Joseph, July 28 (five […]

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 […]