Archive for the ‘Houston Texans’ Category

Reports: Texans add ex-Panthers OT Kalil

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

The Houston Texans agreed with offensive tackle Matt Kalil on a one-year contract, multiple outlets reported Friday Kalil, 29, was released by the Carolina Panthers last week in a salary-cutting move after he missed all of 2018 with a knee injury. A first-round pick of the Minnesota Vikings in 2012, Kalil also missed 14 games to injury in 2016, but in his other five NFL seasons, he has started all 80 possible games at left tackle. Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson was sacked 62 times last season, easily most in the NFL and equaling the fifth-highest total in NFL history.

Report: Former Raiders QB A.J. McCarron agrees to one-year deal with Texans

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

It looks like the Houston Texans have found their new backup for Deshaun Watson. The Texans reached a one-year, $3 million agreement with former Raiders quarterback A.J. McCarron on Tuesday, according to the Houston Chronicle's John McClain. McCarron will join his fourth team in the last two years, most recently working as Derek Carr's backup in Oakland.

Cornerback Bryce Callahan rejoining Vic Fangio in Denver

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Former Bears cornerback Bryce Callahan agreed to a three-year, $21 million deal with the Broncos, reuniting with Denver coach Vic Fangio, who was his defensive coordinator in Chicago. Callahan is the second unrestricted free agent defensive back Denver has signed in free agency, joining former Houston Texans hard-hitter Kareem Jackson in the ''No Fly Zone'' Version 2.0. Callahan joined the Bears as a college free agent out of Rice University in 2015 and has 122 tackles, four sacks, four interceptions, 20 pass breakups and a forced fumble in four NFL seasons.

NFL rumors: Patriots sign free agent WR Bruce Ellington to one-year contract

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

NFL rumors: Patriots sign free agent WR Bruce Ellington to one-year contract originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The New England Patriots have a new wide receiver. NFL Media's Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that free agent wideout Bruce Ellington is going to sign a one-year contract with the Pats. Ellington reportedly was going to visit the Patriots on Thursday.

AP source: Free agent CB Kevin Jonson to visit Browns

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Free agent cornerback Kevin Johnson is scheduled to meet with the Browns, a person familiar with the visit confirmed to The Associated Press. Johnson, who was released this week by the Houston Texans, is scheduled to be at the team's headquarters later this week, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because the team is not confirming visits. Johnson only played in Houston's opener last season before he was placed on injured reserve after sustaining a second concussion.

Oklahoma coach defends QB Kyler Murray against TV critique

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley on Wednesday ripped the criticism of former Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray by a NFL Network analyst. There has been talk that Murray, the Heisman Trophy winner this past season, could go to the Arizona Cardinals with the No. 1 overall pick.

Texans place non-exclusive franchise tag on Clowney

Monday, March 4th, 2019

The Houston Texans have placed the non-exclusive franchise designation on Jadeveon Clowney with the intention of eventiually working out a long-term deal, the team announced on Monday. Clowney is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent when the new league year begins March 13, but has been vocal about wanting to stay put in Houston, where he has spent his entire NFL career. The non-exclusive tag designation means Clowney may negotiate with other NFL teams, but if he signs an offer sheet, the Texans have the right to match the offer.

Texans place non-exclusive franchise tag on Clowney

Monday, March 4th, 2019

The Houston Texans have placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on defensive end/outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney. The move doesn't close the door for the Texans to sign the edge rusher to a long-term deal. General manager Brian Gaine says: "Our goal is to continue to work with his representation on a long-term contract.

Texans place non-exclusive franchise tag on Clowney

Monday, March 4th, 2019

The Houston Texans have placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on defensive end/outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney. The move doesn't close the door for the Texans to sign the edge rusher to a long-term deal. General manager Brian Gaine says: "Our goal is to continue to work with his representation on a long-term contract.

Texans to put franchise tag on outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney

Monday, March 4th, 2019

Jadeveon Clowney's career started slow, but he has become a top defender and the Houston Texans aren't going to let him go. Clowney has been given the franchise tag by the Texans, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported. McClain said it's a non-exclusive tag, which means Clowney can negotiate with other teams but the Texans would receive two first-round picks if Clowney signs an offer sheet and the Texans don't match it.