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Texans re-sign LB Dent

By The Sports Network, 3 months 2 weeks 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, 3 months 3 weeks 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, 3 months 3 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 sign QB Hoyer

By The Sports Network, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans signed quarterback Brian Hoyer on Wednesday. The two-year deal is reportedly worth $10.5 million. Hoyer will compete with Ryan Mallett for the Texans' starting quarterback position in 2015. "For me, nothing has ever been handed to me. I'm not asking for it to start now," said Hoyer. "I've dealt with a lot of competition...

Texans send Fitzpatrick to Jets

By The Sports Network, 3 months 3 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...

Texans extend Mallett, Tarpinian

By The Sports Network, 3 months 4 weeks ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans re-signed quarterback Ryan Mallett and linebacker Jeff Tarpinian on Tuesday. According to the Houston Chronicle, Mallett's deal is two years and worth $7 million. Mallett appeared in three games, starting twice, last season in his first year with the Texans. He completed 54.7 percent of his passes for 400 yards with two touchdowns and...

Texans release WR Johnson

By The Sports Network, 3 months 4 weeks ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans have released wide receiver Andre Johnson after they were unable to work out a trade. Johnson, 33, had two years remaining on his contract and would have counted $16.1 million against the salary cap in 2015. "After exhausting all options of a possible trade, we informed Andre Johnson that he would be released today," Texans executive...

Texans re-sign CB Jackson, T Newton

By The Sports Network, 3 months 4 weeks ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans have re-signed cornerback Kareem Jackson and tackle Derek Newton, who were both unrestricted free agents. Terms of the deals, which were announced Monday on the eve of the new league year, were not disclosed. Jackson, 26, had 57 tackles, three interceptions and nine passes defensed in 13 games last season. He has 279 tackles and 10...

Mallett to stay with Texans, Hoyer likely to join him

By The Sports Network, 3 months 4 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans have reportedly re-signed quarterback Ryan Mallett. NFL.com is reporting that Mallett's deal is for two years and $7 million. Additionally, another report is saying that the Texans will also sign free agent quarterback Brian Hoyer and allow the two signal-callers to battle it out for the starting position. Both were backups in New England...

Texans release C Myers

By The Sports Network, 4 months 4 days ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans released veteran center Chris Myers on Wednesday. Myers, who was acquired by the Texans through a trade with the Denver Broncos in March of 2008, started all 112 games he appeared in for the Texans. The 33-year-old Myers had been due $6 million in the final season of his contract. He carried a $8 million salary-cap hit. "Chris...