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Florida DL Dominique Easley Visiting The Patriots & Cowboys Next Week

Florida DL Dominique Easley Visiting The Patriots & Cowboys Next Week

  Aaron Wilson, citing a league source, reports that Florida DL Dominique Easley is visiting with the Patriots and Cowboys next week.  Wilson adds that the Bears sent three people to Easley’s Pro Day and Rams are “very interested” in him as well. Jeff Barlis of ESPN.com reported that 17 teams including the Texans were on hand to watch Easley’s Pro Day this week. [...]

April 19, 2014 Nate Bouda Bears, Cowboys, NFL Draft Rumors, Patriots, Rams, Seahawks, Texans 0

NFL Draft Notes: Friday

NFL Draft Notes: Friday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Friday regarding prospects visiting with NFL teams: Vikings hosted QBs: Teddy Bridgewater (Louisville), Tom Savage (Pittsburgh), Bryn Renner (UNC) and Keith Wenning (Ball State) this week. (Albert Breer) Alabama OT Cyrus Kouandijo has visited or worked out for 7 teams including the Buccaneers and Panthers. (Gil Brandt) Rams worked out Clemson WRs Sammy Watkins and Martavis [...]

April 18, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Browns, Buccaneers, Chargers, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, NFL Draft Rumors, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Ravens, Redskins, Saints, Steelers, Texans, Titans, Vikings 0

Report: Teddy Bridgewater Also Visiting With The Texans Next Week

Report: Teddy Bridgewater Also Visiting With The Texans Next Week

  Update: Tania Ganguli of ESPN.com reports that Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater is scheduled to visit the Texans next week. ———- Josina Anderson of ESPN reports that the Jaguars will meet with and workout Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater for a second time on Saturday. Bridgewater has already met with the Vikings, Texans, Browns, Buccaneers and Patriots. It has been interesting to see how [...]

April 18, 2014 Nate Bouda Jaguars, NFL Draft Rumors, Texans 0

Report: Texans Exercise J.J. Watt’s Fifth-Year Option

Report: Texans Exercise J.J. Watt’s Fifth-Year Option

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Houston Texans have officially exercised DE J.J. Watt‘s fifth-year option. This should come as no surprise given that Watt has quickly developed into one of the best defensive ends in the game. Watt, 25, is entering the final year of his rookie contract and stands to make $1,907,385 for the 2014 [...]

April 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Texans 0

Texans Sign DL Ricardo Mathews

Texans Sign DL Ricardo Mathews

The Houston Texans have signed former Colts DL Ricardo Mathews, per the NFL transaction release. Mathews, 26, spent the previous four years with the Indianapolis Colts, appearing in all 32 games in the 2012-2013 seasons, but only making six starts. The Texans defensive line is in need of additional depth, as they lost DT Earl [...]

April 15, 2014 Steven Haskos Colts, NFL Rumors, Texans 0

Free Agent QB David Carr An Option For The Ravens?

Free Agent QB David Carr An Option For The Ravens?

Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun writes that free agent QB David Carr could be a potential backup quarterback option for the Ravens. Wilson cites Carr’s knowledge of new Ravens OC Gary Kubiak‘s system as one of key factors that could make him a decent fit. Wilson adds that Baltimore could also wait to see if the Texans [...]

April 15, 2014 Jonathan Comeaux Ravens, Texans 0

NFL Draft Visits: Tuesday

NFL Draft Visits: Tuesday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Tuesday regarding prospects visiting with NFL teams: Colorado State C Weston Richburg visited with the Cardinals on Monday. (Mike Klis) Stanford OT Cameron Fleming visited the Redskins Tuesday. (Mike Jones) Boise State DE/OLB Demarcus Lawrence is expected to visit the Redskins next week. (John Keim) The Falcons worked out Tennessee RB Rajion Neal and Georgia Tech S Jemea Thomas. (D. Orlando Ledbetter) [...]

April 15, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Bengals, Bills, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Cowboys, Dolphins, Falcons, Giants, Jets, NFL Draft Rumors, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Ravens, Redskins, Saints, Steelers, Texans, Titans, Vikings 0

NFL Draft Visits: Monday

NFL Draft Visits: Monday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Monday regarding prospects visiting with NFL teams: Oklahoma State CB Justin Gilbert announced Monday night that he’s visiting with the Saints. (Justin Gilbert) The Steelers hosted CB Bradley Roby (Ohio State), LB Kevin Pierre-Louis (Boston College) and LB Carl Bradford (Arizona State ) for pre-draft visits last week. (Bob [...]

April 14, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bengals, Bills, Cardinals, Chargers, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, NFL Draft Rumors, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Ravens, Redskins, Saints, Seahawks, Steelers, Texans, Titans, Vikings 0

Report: Buffalo LB Khalil Mack Visiting Vikings & Texans

Report: Buffalo LB Khalil Mack Visiting Vikings & Texans

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that Buffalo LB Khalil Mack has a visit scheduled with the Vikings for this Thursday. Rapoport adds that Mack is also expected to visit with the Texans at some point next week. Mack recently worked out for the Jaguars and Falcons, so it appears as though he’ll likely come off [...]

April 14, 2014 Nate Bouda NFL Draft Rumors, Texans, Vikings 0

Rams QB Sam Bradford Could “Fetch A Strong Return” On The Trading Block?

Rams QB Sam Bradford Could “Fetch A Strong Return” On The Trading Block?

  Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports spoke with “several front office executives” who believe the Rams could “fetch a strong return” for QB Sam Bradford if they were to place him on the trading block. La Canfora’s sources mentioned that some of the GMs selecting towards the top of the draft could prefer to gamble on Bradford over [...]

April 14, 2014 Jonathan Comeaux Bills, Browns, Jaguars, Rams, Texans, Vikings 0

Texans Hosting QBs Bortles, Manziel, Bridgewater & DE Clowney In Coming Weeks

Texans Hosting QBs Bortles, Manziel, Bridgewater & DE Clowney In Coming Weeks

  John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Texans will be hosting the consensus top-three quarterbacks Blake Bortles, Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater this week or next. McClain adds that Houston will also bring in South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney as well. This shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given that all of these [...]

April 14, 2014 Nate Bouda NFL Draft Rumors, Texans 0

Bengals Officially Sign DE Sam Montgomery

Bengals Officially Sign DE Sam Montgomery

  Update: NEWS: #Bengals sign DE Sam Montgomery (LSU) pic.twitter.com/P6PRm59lez — Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) April 11, 2014   ——— Aaron Wilson, citing a league source, reports that the Bengals have signed DE Sam Montgomery. Montgomery, a former third-round pick, was waived by the Texans last season after he and a few teammates were caught smoking pot in [...]

April 11, 2014 Nate Bouda Bengals, Texans 0

Draft Visits: Vikings, Titans, Packers, Cards, Pats, Jaguars, Falcons, Texans

Draft Visits: Vikings, Titans, Packers, Cards, Pats, Jaguars, Falcons, Texans

  Here’s a look at some of the reported draft visits reported from Wednesday. Update: Pittsburgh QB Tom Savage visited with the Rams on Wednesday. (Adam Caplan) LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr. will visit with the Bills on Thursday after meeting with the 49ers and Saints in recent days. (Sirius NFL XM Radio) Alabama QB A.J. McCarron is visiting with the [...]

April 9, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bills, Cardinals, Falcons, Jaguars, NFL Draft Rumors, Packers, Patriots, Saints, Texans, Titans, Vikings 0

2014 NFL Preseason Schedule

2014 NFL Preseason Schedule

  The NFL announced the 2014 preseason schedule on Wednesday. AFC Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame game: vs. N.Y. Giants (NBC, 8 p.m.) Week 1: at Carolina Panthers Week 2: at Pittsburgh Steelers Week 3: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Week 4: Detroit Lions Miami Dolphins Week 1: at Atlanta Falcons Week 2: at Tampa Bay Buccaneers [...]

April 9, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Bengals, Bills, Broncos, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Ravens, Redskins, Saints, Seahawks, Steelers, Texans, Titans, Vikings 0

Vikings Sign WR Lestar Jean

Vikings Sign WR Lestar Jean

  The Minnesota Vikings announced the signing of former Texans WR Lestar Jean on Tuesday. The #Vikings have signed WR Lestar Jean. pic.twitter.com/wVsWUbTZ20 — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) April 8, 2014 Jean had previously visited with the Panthers and Dolphins, but we hadn’t heard anything regarding the Vikings interest.  Jean, 26, signed with the Texans as an undrafted [...]

April 8, 2014 Nate Bouda Texans, Vikings 0

NFL Draft Rumors: Rams, Titans, Seahawks, Buccaneers, Draft Visits

NFL Draft Rumors: Rams, Titans, Seahawks, Buccaneers, Draft Visits

  Rams Rams GM Les Snead tells Greg Bedard of MMQB.com that they have already talked to “multiple teams” regarding trade possibilities. “We have had some conversations with multiple teams,” Snead said. “They’re more flirtatious calls than anything. We have numbers 2 and 13, but Houston has number one. Nobody can really seriously chat with us until [...]

April 8, 2014 Nate Bouda Bears, Bengals, Broncos, Buccaneers, Chargers, Colts, Eagles, Falcons, Jets, NFL Draft Rumors, Panthers, Raiders, Rams, Seahawks, Texans, Titans 0

Report: Texans Reach Agreement With RB Andre Brown

Report: Texans Reach Agreement With RB Andre Brown

  John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Texans have reached agreement with RB Andre Brown. The Texans lost Ben Tate to the Browns a few weeks ago, so they could obviously use some depth at running back behind Arian Foster. Brown, 27, appeared in eight games for the Giants last season and totaled 492 yards rushing [...]

April 7, 2014 Nate Bouda Texans 0

Report: Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel Visiting Texans April 21-22

Report: Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel Visiting Texans April 21-22

  John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel will meet with the Texans on April 21 and 22. McClain adds that UCF QB Blake Bortles will visit with the Texans on April 15-16 as well. McClain has maintained throughout the offseason that he expects the Texans to use their No. 1 overall pick on a [...]

April 7, 2014 Nate Bouda NFL Draft Rumors, Texans 0

Report: Free Agent RB Andre Brown Visiting Texans Monday

Report: Free Agent RB Andre Brown Visiting Texans Monday

  Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the free agent RB Andre Brown is visiting with the Houston Texans on Monday. Last we heard regarding the former Giant, he was visiting with the Oakland Raiders, but they ultimately signed Maurice Jones-Drew and retained Darren McFadden, so the are likely out of the picture. [...]

April 7, 2014 Nate Bouda Giants, Texans 0

NFL Draft Rumors: Texans, Jets, Bills, Titans & Draft Visits

NFL Draft Rumors: Texans, Jets, Bills, Titans & Draft Visits

  Texans John McClain of the Houston Chronicle still believes the Texans will ultimately select either UCF QB Blake Bortles or Texas A & M QB Johnny Manziel with the No. 1 overall pick. McClain doesn’t see the Texans reaching for a quarterback and expects them to have one of these two quarterback prospects rated high enough to [...]

April 4, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bills, Jets, NFL Draft Rumors, Panthers, Raiders, Rams, Saints, Steelers, Texans, Titans 0

Ravens Officially Sign TE Owen Daniels

Ravens Officially Sign TE Owen Daniels

  Update: Welcome to the #Ravens @owendaniels! pic.twitter.com/hMBNeYWwfa — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) April 4, 2014 Jason La Canfora reports that TE Owen Daniels receives a one-year contract worth $1 million that includes no guarantees. This could prove to be an absolute steal of signing of Daniels can stay healthy next year. ——— Aditi Kinkhabwala of the NFL Network [...]

April 4, 2014 Nate Bouda Ravens, Texans 0