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Texans sign former Panthers tackle Matt Kalil

The Texans need help on the offensive line, so they were willing to give a former first-rounder a chance. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans signed former Panthers left tackle Matt Kalil to a one-year deal. The Panthers just released Kalil with a post-June 1 designation to get him off the [more]

Joe Webb back to Texans on one-year deal

The Texans have re-signed quarterback Joe Webb to a one-year deal worth $1 million, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. The Texans signed A.J. McCarron to a one-year deal earlier in the week to backup Deshaun Watson. Houston will move on from Brandon Weeden. Webb, 32, is a core special teams player and also can [more]

$26.8 million fully guaranteed at signing for Tyrann Mathieu

After new Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu signed a reported three-year, $42 million contract, some were skeptical regarding the value of the deal because more details hadn’t emerged. The details have now emerged, and it’s an impressive deal. Per a source with knowledge of the contract, Mathieu will receive $26.8 million fully guaranteed, in exchange only [more]

Washington will work out Jake Fisher

Jake Fisher continues his hunt for a team to give him a chance to play tight end in the NFL after four seasons as an offensive tackle. He will work out with Washington on Thursday, John Keim of ESPN reports. Fisher’s first workout was with the Texans, who signed Darren Fells. Fisher, 25, appeared in [more]

Texans agree to one-year deal with A.J. McCarron

The Texans have agreed to terms on a one-year, $3 million contract with A.J. McCarron, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports. McCarron, 28, becomes Deshaun Watson‘s backup. The Texans will not bring back Brandon Weeden, who is a free agent. McCarron spent last season in Oakland after the Bills traded him to the Raiders [more]

Texans showing interest in Donald Penn

With free agency not offering what some teams are looking for, they’re eager to comb through the discard file in search of starters. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans are interested in former Raiders left tackle Donald Penn. The 35-year-old Penn was deemed surplus to requirements after the Raiders did a [more]

AJ McCarron visiting Texans

Quarterback AJ McCarron is in need of a new job after being released by the Raiders and his search will bring him to Houston. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that McCarron is set to visit with the Texans on Monday. Brandon Weeden and Joe Webb served as Deshaun Watson‘s backups last season, but both [more]

Jordan Mills visits the Texans today

Tackle Jordan Mills, who has started every game for the last three years as a member of the Bills, became a free agent last week. Today, he’ll visit a different team. Per a league source, Mills will visit the Texans on Monday. The 28-year-old Mills has previously played for the Bears and Cowboys. He entered [more]

Kentrell Brice drawing interest from Texans, Colts, Bucs

Safety Kentrell Brice is drawing interest from several teams. He has visited the Texans and Colts and is headed to the Buccaneers for a Monday visit, Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports. The Packers opted not to tender Brice, even though he started 10 games last season. That allowed him to become a free agent. Brice, [more]

Texans worked out Jake Fisher

The Texans worked out Jake Fisher on Friday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Fisher, 25, spent four seasons as an offensive tackle for the Bengals. He appeared in 48 games with 12 starts after they drafted him in the second round. But Fisher has lost weight, down to 285 pounds, in his attempt [more]

Browns sign Kendall Lamm

The Browns made an addition to their offensive line on Friday. The team announced that they have signed Kendall Lamm. He is the second new face on the line as the Browns also signed interior lineman Eric Kush this week. Lamm entered the league as an undrafted free agent with the Texans in 2015 and [more]

Texans sign cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun

The Texans are adding a solid young player to their secondary. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that former Browns cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun signed a one-year deal with the Texans today. Boddy-Calhoun has been a part-time starter on defense and a solid special teams contributor. He played 56 percent of the Browns’ defensive snaps and [more]

Tyrann Mathieu: Joining the Chiefs was a “no-brainer”

The Texans wanted to keep safety Tyrann Mathieu, but Mathieu’s attention quickly went to the city that has the reigning NFL MVP, Patrick Mahomes. “I wanted to come to a team that had great talent, great core players, a lot of their core players are still young, closer to my age,” Mathieu told reporters on [more]

Jaydon Mickens visiting Texans

Free agent receiver Jaydon Mickens is visiting the Texans, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Mickens, who turns 25 next month, played only six games last season before going on injured reserve Oct. 15 with a fractured ankle. He had 12 punt returns for a 4.9 yards per return average and averaged 24.8 yards [more]

Christian Covington signs with Cowboys

The Cowboys won’t bring David Irving back and Randy Gregory is suspended indefinitely, so they needed to add a little help to their defensive line this offseason. They’ve made their first addition to the group. According to multiple reports, the team has signed former Texans defensive end Christian Covington to a one-year deal. Covington was [more]

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