According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, expects the Houston Texans to show interest in current Jets QB Mark Sanchez, depending on whether or not he and QB Matt Schaub are no longer playing for their respective teams.
- Ian Rapoport also reported that the Texans are pushing to trade QB Matt Schaub and the Raiders and Browns both have shown some interest in
Sanchez, 27, has a $2 million roster bonus is due on March 25, so this will be something to watch in the coming the days.
The consensus belief has been that the Jets will part ways with Sanchez based on the fact that he will have a staggering $13.1 million salary-cap figure for 2014 season. The Jets stand to gain $8.3 million in cap space by releasing him, which could prove be too much to pass up.
Some have mentioned that Sanchez could actually have a decent market based on the limit depth at quarterback in this year’s free agent class.
Schaub, 32, still has three years remaining on his five-year, $66.15 million contract. The Texans owe him a base salary of $10 million to go along with $1 million in per-game roster bonuses next season.
Last year, Schaub appeared in 10 games for the Texans last season and threw for 2,310 yards to go along with 10 touchdowns and 14 interception