Houston Texans free agency: Who’s coming and going?

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The Houston Texans have made a ton of moves. Here’s what happened:

In the spirit of the start of the 2022 Houston Texans season, moves have come often and fast. Let’s not waste any time- here are some transactions that you may have missed in the excitement of free agency:

Houston Texans trade for little-known New York Jets player

Nick Caserio traded a sixth-round pick for linebacker Blake Cashman, but Cashman has only played in 14 games in three seasons. So this is definitely a head-scratcher.

Houston Texans are also signing the Rams’ little-known linebacker as well

The Texans agreed to a deal with former L.A. Rams linebacker Ogbo Okoronkwo. Okoronkwo has 4.5 sacks and 34 tackles in his career. There must be something that Lovie Smith sees in these linebackers, as these are definitely either depth moves or camp bodies.

New England Patriots nab Terrance Mitchell

It didn’t take long for Terrance Mitchell, one of the Houston Texans’ starting cornerbacks last season, to land on his feet. It’s a one-year,$3 million deal for Mitchell as he gets to suit up for “the hoodie” in Bill Belichick.

Houston Texans re-sign Desmond King II and a handful more

Desmond King II is returning to the Houston Texans. It’s a big win for a Texans secondary that has absolutely no one behind King II. King was the team’s best corner, and he got rewarded for it.

The Texans also re-signed TE Antony Auclair, WR Chris Conley, and QB/TE Jeff Driskel. Houston also acquired Reggie Robinson II off waivers. Robinson II has spent two years in the league and was selected in the fourth round of the 2020 draft by the Dallas Cowboys.

Running back corps get a new face

Dare Ogunbowale is joining the Houston Texans on a two-year deal.

Marcus Cannon gets cut

CBS is reporting that the Texans have cut OL Marcus Cannon.

Eric Murray is getting an extension

Safety Eric Murray is getting a two-year, $10M extension per Aaron Wilson.

This article will be updated as the day progresses.