Houston Texans: Seven free agent options at tight end
By Randy Gurzi
The Houston Texans tight end group could use some serious upgrading, here are seven possible free agents the team could consider this offseason
It’s no joke that the Houston Texans are simply awful as a group at the tight end position. They got next to no production out of their trio in 2014 and saw little change in 2015.
Their best player at the position looked to be Ryan Griffin, who played nine games with four starts. He led the Texans’ tight ends with 20 receptions for 251 yards and two scores.
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Second year player C.J. Fiedorowicz played in all 16 games, with 14 starts and managed just 17 catches for 167 yards and a single touchdown. He was a third round pick in 2014, but has yet to develop into a consistent threat in the passing game.
Then there’s the once promising Garrett Graham, who pretty much disappeared this season. The veteran appeared in only eight games with two starts, which is really sad considering Griffin missed seven games on the short term IR. He wound up with four catches for 30 yards and one touchdown.
Those three are not the long-term answer at the unit, and while Griffin showed some progress, it may be time to bring in some reinforcements.
Houston can try and focus on improving that group by looking to the upcoming free agent class, and here are seven players currently set to hit the open market that they may want to look at.
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