Houston Texans: 15 best free agent acquisitions of all-time

Arian Foster, Houston Texans. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
Arian Foster, Houston Texans. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) /
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Arian Foster, Houston Texans
Arian Foster, Houston Texans. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) /

The Houston Texans have made some franchise-changing moves since 2002. Along the way, they have found players who have helped change their team, and the NFL.

Though the Houston Texans have been around less than 20 seasons in the NFL, they have been able to make some great, and not so great, acquisitions in the free agent market, whether it be in traditional free agency, or in signing undrafted rookie free agents.

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This list for the Texans is about the best free agent acquisitions the franchise has made all-time from 2002 to 2018. They have added players to the franchise who have become household names, players who did the little things to help lead the team to success or players who made many fantasy football owners very happy.

The players who are on this list have helped the Texans earn playoff berths and AFC South championships. They have also helped build the foundation for the team to achieve success in both the regular season and the AFC playoffs.

Granted ,the Texans are still a work in progress, as they have yet to play in the AFC Championship game or the Super Bowl.

That being said, for being such a young franchise, the Texans have found players whom others never gave a chance or added players via free agency who were entering the prime of their career and made themselves very solid NFL players.

Some of the players listed finished out their careers in Houston with very respectable numbers. Others are currently with the franchise and making their mark in the legacy of the team. Listed are the top 15 best free agent acquisitions ever made by the Texans all-time.