HOUSTON – The Houston Texans are speaking about “meat-and-potatoes” strikes … and people are already underway. There may be, nevertheless, cap room to be a participant, and … Up to date by the minute, our Texans 2021 NFL Free Company Tracker: Monday morning negotiations, Wednesday afternoon signings … Information and views on the roster-building effort …
MARCH 16: INSURANCE FOR DESHAUN The Texans should put together for a possible standoff with Deshaun Watson. Ought to the 25-year-old quarterback nonetheless demand a commerce, the Texans probably have their bridge quarterback for 2021.
Houston has agreed to phrases with former Los Angeles chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor. It’s anticipated to be a one 12 months deal price $6 million. Taylor not too long ago performed below Texans move recreation coordinator pep Hamilton and labored with new head coach David Culley throughout his time with the Buffalo Payments.
MARCH 16: ‘AN EASTERBY GUY’ The Texans have agreed to phrases with outdoors linebacker/defensive finish Derek Rivers, a 6-5, 250-pound fourth-year veteran who was with the Chargers final season however is a former third-round decide of the Patriots. … with a connection to Houston exec Jack Easterby. …
Rivers has 2.5 profession sacks, however is Youngstown State’s all-time sack chief.
MARCH 16: 3 CUT Huge receivers J’Mon Moore and Damion Ratley and linebacker Curtis Bolton are being launched, per The Chron.
Not one of the three have been in-game components for the Texans in 2020.
MARCH 15: HOUSTON TENDERS HALL: If somebody desires to assert PJ Corridor, they will have to offer again to the Texans. The previous Sam Houston product was assigned a $2.133 million restricted free agent tender.
Corridor had a high quality season below Anthony Weaver following struggles with the Raiders. He began 9 of 10 video games performed and recorded 34 tackles, one sack, two tackles for loss, and two quarterback hits.
MARCH 15: TEXANS ADD SPEED: It was clear the Texans needed to improve their want at broad receiver and particular groups. On Monday night time they did each by including former Baltimore Ravens broad receiver Chris Moore. The 2 sides agreed to phrases on a one-year deal price $2 million.
Texans Signal Speedy WR in Chris Moore: Evaluation
MARCH 15: TEXANS ADD COVER GUY AT LB Though it looks as if Houston would not want one other linebacker, this may very well be one other high-reward signing for the long-haul. The Texans agreed to phrases with former Washington Soccer Crew’s Kevin Pierre-Louis. The deal is anticipated to be two-years price as much as $8 million
Moreover, Houston is reportedly including receiver Chris Moore from the Ravens by way of a one-year deal.
MARCH 15: DEFENSIVE REBUILD CONTINUES Nick Caserio’s remarkably busy day has continued nicely into the night with former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Joe Thomas the most recent to be signed. Caserio’s theme of short-term, low risk-high reward contracts continued with Thomas signing a one-year $2 million deal.
Thomas made a bit of over $1 million in 2020 however he simply doubled that in his one-year cope with the Houston Texans. He can begin, again up and play particular groups. … and in Dallas?
Leighton Vander Esch and Jaylon Smith should be higher. And relying on what Sean Lee decides about retirement, that leaves the Cowboys with a transparent want for a 3rd linebacker.
Texans Signal Cowboys LB Joe Thomas: Evaluation
MARCH 15: TEXANS BOLSTER INTERIOR OFFENSIVE LINE With the hope of holding Deshaun Watson protected in 2021, the Texans have agreed to phrases with guard Justin McCray. The previous Packers and Falcons swing participant will be a part of on a two-year deal price $4.5 million, together with one other $1 million in incentives. The information was first reported by NFL Community’s Mike Garafolo
MARCH 15: BROOKS BUYS INTO TEXANS REBUILD Houston will probably be including one other versatile defender to the combination this offseason with the addition of Terrance Brooks. The previous New England Patriots security is anticipated to hitch on a one-year deal price $2 million per his agent, Drew Rosenhaus
MARCH 15: MALIEK BACK TO TEXAS Previous Cowboys good friend defensive sort out Maliek Collins strikes from the Raiders again to Texas. He’ll assist the Texans with the change to 4-3, which he succeeded in throughout his time with the Cowboys – apart from a collection of troublesome foot illnesses.
Texans Signal Cowboys Ex DT Maliek Collins For 4-3: Evaluation
MARCH 15: TEXANS ADD SPECIAL TEAMS ACE Houston continues to deal with their particular groups wants with the addition of cornerback-special-teamer Tremon Smith. Smith, who performed final season for the Colts is anticipated to signal a one-year cope with a most worth of $1.13 million. The information was first reported by The Houston Chronicle’s Aaron Wilson
Texans Signal Particular-Groups Standout From Rival Colts: Evaluation
MARCH 15: HOUSTON HAS A COVER BACKER The Texans may very well be set with their 4-3 linebacker formation following the signing of Kamu Grugier-Hill. Gugier-Hill is considered top-of-the-line protection linebackers within the NFL and was initially drafted by Nick Caserio in New England. He’ll be a part of Houston on a one-year deal price $3.25 million.
Texans add Protection LB for 4-3 Scheme in Grugier-Hill: Evaluation
MARCH 15: RETURN MAN FOUND The Texans will probably be including one other broad receiver to the room following the departure of Will Fuller. Houston and former Buffalo Payments return specialist Andre Roberts conform to a two-year deal price $5.95 million.
So … Kamu can cowl. And hopefully, particularly on particular groups, Roberts will make it powerful on protection opponents.
Texans add Return Specialist Andre Roberts from Payments: Evaluation
MARCH 15: EXPECT MORE TRADES That is the phrase from NFL Community insider Ian Rapoport. That makes Houston each a purchaser and a vendor right here … and with $30 mil or so in cap room, a purchaser on high of that, it’s hoped.
MARCH 15: TWO DEALS DONE New GM Nick Caserio moved rapidly over the weekend with a trio of offers …
BREAKING: Houston Texans commerce Benardrick McKinney to Miami
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Texans Commerce For OT Cannon from New England
MARCH 15: WATSON WATCH No, he isn’t a free agent. However … you understand. Deshaun Watson Commerce Talks To ‘Warmth Up’ For Texans Earlier than Draft
MARCH 11: COOKS MONEY MOVED He would possibly find yourself being the No. 1 receiver in 2021. So … Texans Transfer Brandin Cooks’ Cash for Cap Room.
MARCH 11: PRO BOWL RB How a lot tread is left on the tires? Houston thinks it is aware of … Breaking: Texans Signal 3-Time Professional Bowl RB
MARCH 10: FULLER FINISHED? Houston made a significant resolution right here. Is it a significant mistake? Will Fuller Hits Free Company; Did the Texans Make the Proper Name? Our roundtable panel discusses.
MARCH 10: PATS PALS? What does Jack do? What if he does this? Is Easterby Key To Texans Buying Malcolm Butler?
MARCH 5: CAP CASUALTIES We made some predictions. We’re getting some proper. Houston Texans Cap Casualties? The Subsequent Strikes