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Texans sign entire draft class

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 6 days ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans on Friday signed their entire 2015 draft class, including first-round pick Kevin Johnson. Terms of the deals were not disclosed. Johnson, a cornerback from Wake Forest, was selected by the Texans with the 16th overall pick last week. He played 47 games with the Demon Deacons, starting the last 41, and recorded 191 tackles with seven...

Texans, Mercilus agree to extension

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans announced Monday that the team has signed outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus to a contract extension. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, though NFL.com reported it to be a four-year pact worth $26 million with $10.5 million guaranteed. The Texans had until midnight Tuesday to decide whether or not to exercise a $7.75...

Texans sign S Stevie Brown

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 6 days ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans have signed veteran safety Stevie Brown. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. In 2012, Brown was second in the NFL in interceptions with eight and also defended 11 passes. He missed the entire 2013 season with a torn ACL sustained in a preseason game, but re-signed with the Giants for 2014 and finished with 38 tackles and a sack...

Houston Texans 2015 Draft Preview

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 day ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Texans took a significant step forward last season under first-year coach Bill O'Brien but taking the next one and competing with Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC South figures to me much more difficult. Quarterback remains the main issue in South Texas but O'Brien will hope one of a nondescript triumvirate -- free-agent pickup Brian Hoyer, former...

2015 NFL Mock Draft

By Braden Gall, 1 month 3 weeks ago

Texans sign Nate Washington

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans have signed veteran wide receiver Nate Washington. Washington caught 40 passes for 647 yards and two touchdowns for the Tennessee Titans last season. The 31-year-old Washington spent the last six seasons with the Titans. He was originally signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2005 and spent four years in Pittsburgh,...

Texans re-sign LB Dent

By The Sports Network, 2 months 5 days ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans re-signed linebacker Akeem Dent on Tuesday. Dent, 27, compiled 38 tackles and a sack in 15 games (seven starts) last season with the Texans. In four seasons with the Falcons and Texans, the Georgia product has recorded 174 tackles, 2 1/2 sacks and a forced fumble in 62 games. 

Wilfork signs with Texans, thanks Patriots

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans signed free-agent defensive tackle Vince Wilfork, the team announced Monday. Wilfork, who reportedly agreed to a two-year deal worth $9 million, tweeted a message thanking the New England Patriots and saying he and his family "will be starting a new chapter in our lives as Houston Texans." He spent his first 11 NFL seasons with the...

Texans land S Moore

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans have signed free agent safety Rahim Moore, the team announced Thursday. Though terms of the agreement were not disclosed, NFL.com reported the deal to be for $12 million over three seasons. Moore joins the Texans off a solid 2014 campaign with the Denver Broncos, in which the 25-year-old recorded career highs of four interceptions and...

Texans send Fitzpatrick to Jets

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Florham Park, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Jets have acquired quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick from the Houston Texans. Though the Jets did not provide additional details about the trade, ESPN reported earlier Wednesday that the Texans will receive a conditional 2016 draft choice based on playing time. The Jets also will be on the hook for the remaining $3.25 million on Fitzpatrick's...