Texans morning huddle: Free agency whirlwind
The morning huddle brings you all the Houston Texans news you need to know to keep up with your favorite NFL team
Things are heating up as the Houston Texans are linked to some big name free agents. Here is some of the news you need to know to keep up with your team!
Can Lamar Miller fill the Texans’ void at running back? – by Tania Ganguli, ESPN
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"Even if the Houston Texans hadn’t released Arian Foster, the best running back in franchise history, last week, they had a need at running back. They’re addressing it now, working to sign Dolphins running back Lamar Miller. They can agree to a deal at any time, but the move can’t be made official until 4 p.m. ET Wednesday when the new league year begins."
Source: Ben Jones Leaving Texans For Tennessee Titans – by Garret Heinrich, CBS Houston
"The Houston Texans will not be bringing back starting center and free-agent Ben Jones a source close to the team has told SportsRadio 610.Jones, who started all 16 games for the Texans in 2015 will be signing with the Tennessee Titans according to the source confirmed."
Retaining free-agent Brandon Brooks remains a priority for Texans – by Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle
"The Texans are backing up their words about veteran free-agent offensive guard Brandon Brooks.Since the NFL scouting combine last week, when general manager Rick Smith signaled that Brooks would be a negotiating priority and met with Brooks’ representatives, the Texans have followed up and are actively trying to hammer out a new contract for the 6-5, 335-pound former third-round draft pick. No deal is imminent, though, according to people with knowlede of the talks but not authorized to speak publicly."
Texans a serious contender for QB Brock Osweiler – by John McClain, Houston Chronicle
"The Texans are emerging as the most serious contender for Denver quarterback Brock Osweiler if he chooses to leave the Broncos.The Broncos are making every effort to keep Osweiler, according to those familiar with negotiations with agent Jimmy Sexton.But the Texans seem to have separated themselves from other teams kicking the tires on Osweiler (6-7, 240), who doesn’t turn 26 until November."