A Look Ahead at the Houston Texans Remaining Free Agents

Nov 4, 2012; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans nose tackle Shaun Cody (95) celebrates after a tackle against the Buffalo Bills in the first quarter at Reliant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

It’s Sunday, and all things are pretty quiet after a busy week of visits and contracts on the Houston Texans front. Last week the team managed to sign three free agents and shift a total $25.75 million out to cornerback Brice McCain, free safety Ed Reed and punter Shane Lechler – making week two of market hunting a success for general manager Rick Smith.

But as we roll into Week 3 now – looking at the Texans with even smaller cap numbers to play with – there’s still a few needs on the team that Smith could take a look at prior to the draft. As far as the Texans’ own remaining free agents go though, here’s where we’re at in terms of who is signed and unsigned:


The Waiting List

- OL Rashad Butler

- DT Shaun Cody

-  S Quintin Demps

- LB Tim Dobbins

- LB Keyaron Fox

- K Shayne Graham

- OL Ryan Harris

- LB Bradie James

- DE Jesse Nading

- CB Stanford Routt

- LB Barrett Rudd


Signed Elsewhere

- S Glover Quin – Signed five year deal with Detroit Lions

- LB Connor Barwin – Signed six year deal with Philadelphia Eagles

- RB James Casey – Signed three year deal with Philadelphia Eagles

- DB Alan Ball – Signed two year deal with Jacksonville Jaguars

- RB Justin Forsett – Signed two year deal with Jacksonville Jaguars


You’re Cut

- WR Kevin Walter

- P Donnie Jones


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Topics: 2013 NFL Free Agency, AFC South, Ed Reed, NFL, Rick Smith, Shane Lechler, Texans

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  • http://www.facebook.com/mandude Mike Taylor

    Keep Dobbins and Cody then fill the rest of the holes through the draft.

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