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Report: Texans agree to terms with punter Shane Lechler

Report: Texans agree to terms with punter Shane Lechler

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Mar 22, 2013
For the first time in his 13-year NFL career, Shane Lechler will not be a member of the Oakland Raiders next season. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Lechler has agreed to terms on a new deal with the Houston Texans. Per Adam Schefter…
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  • Chris Johnson’s instincts may be right

    Chris Johnson’s instincts may be right

    profootballtalk.com Mar 22, 2013
    The decision of Titans running back Chris Johnson to question the decision to sign former Jets running back Shonn Greene seems, on the surface, confusing. But Johnson’s instincts may be on the money. And money is the key word. With the Titans signing Gr
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  • Jim Harbaugh is worried that Colin Kaepernick might get too mus…

    Jim Harbaugh is worried that Colin Kaepernick might get too muscle-bound

    yahoo.com Mar 22, 2013
    San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is one of the most maniacally well-prepared people in the NFL, and he's been that way for a long time. It's one of the things that allowed him to play quarterback in the pros for 14 seasons with the Chicago Be…
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  • Ravens “understand” why Reed is leaving

    Ravens “understand” why Reed is leaving

    Safety Ed Reed has joined the Texans. And the Ravens officially have said farewell to the eight-time All Pro. “Our hope is that the Hall of Fame players we drafted could play their entire careers with us, but we understand why Ed is moving on to the Tex
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  • Burke: 2013 NFL Draft Big Board 4.0

    Burke: 2013 NFL Draft Big Board 4.0

    CNNSI.com Mar 22, 2013
    There will be some adjustments to the Big Boards as we move closer to the 2013 NFL Draft (and there are some in this version), but the days of major movement are more or less gone, barring an arrest or injury to this year's prospects.
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  • Eight in the Box: FA winners or losers?

    Eight in the Box: FA winners or losers?

    ESPN.com Mar 22, 2013
    A look at whether each AFC South team has been a winner or a loser in free agency: Houston Texans They wouldn’t have had to do a lot to be considered a winner, so the acquisition of veteran safety Ed Reed (Baltimore) keeps them out of the loser's bracke
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  • AFC South links: Urlacher in Houston?

    AFC South links: Urlacher in Houston?

    ESPN.com Mar 22, 2013
    Houston Texans The Texans have already added a veteran leader in Ed Reed; should they add former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher next? Nate Davis of USA Today considers. Defensive end J.J. Watt has spent the week in the Middle East visiting troops at U.…
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  • Criticism of Gabbert “pisses off” Jones-Drew

    Criticism of Gabbert “pisses off” Jones-Drew

    profootballtalk.com Mar 22, 2013
    Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew has taken a break from his job to focus on his education. But he doesn’t like what he’s been learning about the things folks have anonymously said about his quarterback, Blaine Gabbert. “That pisses me off,”
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  • Video - Ed Reed one-on-one as a Houston Texan 07:13

    Ed Reed one-on-one as a Houston Texan

    Mar 22
    Houston Texans safety Ed Reed talks with Andrew Siciliano shortly after his introductory press conference with the team.
  • Video - Can Ed Reed still perform at a high level? 02:33

    Can Ed Reed still perform at a high level?

    Mar 22
    Charley Casserly and Darren Sharper weigh in on Ed Reed's role with the Houston Texans defense.
  • Video - Ed Reed 1-on-1 as a Houston Texan 07:13

    Ed Reed 1-on-1 as a Houston Texan

    Mar 22
    Houston Texan safety Ed Reed talks with Andrew Siciliano shortly after his introductory press conference with the team.
  • Video - Ed Reed Signs With Texans 00:46

    Ed Reed Signs With Texans

    Mar 22
    Adam Schefter discusses Ed Reed's three-year, $15 million deal with the Texans.