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Texans sign Wade Smith

Just when it appeared that the big money in free agency had dried up, the Houston Texans have coughed up an eight-figure contract to a veteran guard/center from the Chiefs.

Alex Marvez of FOXSports.com and John McClain of the Houston Chronicle report that the Texans have signed Wade Smith.

Per Marvez, it’s a four-year, $12 million contract, with $6.25 million in guaranteed money.

“Wade really enjoyed his other visits to Arizona and Buffalo, but
Houston was the first team we heard from after midnight Friday,” Parker told Marvez.  “He felt it was the right fit
for him.”

Smith played tackle, guard, and center in 2009 for the Chiefs, starting once at left tackle and nine times and right guard.

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4 Responses to “Texans sign Wade Smith”
  1. WarrenMoonGOAT says: Mar 10, 2010 6:58 PM

    now this will finally get them in the playoffs

  2. FlyingHaggis says: Mar 10, 2010 7:03 PM

    Excellent signing. If we can add depth in the draft, we can be solid with our line and then Schaub can throw 45 plus TDs next year. ;)

  3. LewD says: Mar 10, 2010 7:11 PM

    another Dolphin bust …

  4. reddog9 says: Mar 10, 2010 8:42 PM

    Old ralph is definitely too cheap to pay that much money for a linemen in buffalo……..I am sure he will have old buddy looking for some street free agent after the draft for the $320K rookie minimum!

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