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  • Peter King Shares What A Friend Of Deshaun Watson Told Him About Losing Money if He Sits Out

    Total Pro Sports "Deshaun Watson appears willing to make things very uncomfortable for the Houston Texans if they don’t go through with his demands of being traded. According to someone close to the star quarterback, him losing money is not enough to convince him to rock the jersey for the team..." February 27

  • Sage Rosenfels shares incredible story about Texans CEO Cal McNair

    Larry Brown Sports "Former NFL quarterback Sage Rosenfels shared a story about Houston Texans CEO Cal McNair that probably won’t do much to reassure the team’s fans. Rosenfels spent three seasons with the Texans between 2006 and 2008. At the time, McNair was a limited partner under his..." February 27

  • Deshaun Watson’s Agent Calls Out FS1 For Racist “Uncle Jimmy” Segment Saying Watson Was Raised Wrong

    Black Sports Online "We live in an embrace the media debate era. An era where the most important thing is getting eyes and ears on their network, shows, podcast and etc by any means necessary. The Uncle Jimmy segments probably should have been dropped when Whitlock left “Speak For..." February 27

  • Cash-over-cap becomes viable solution for coming 2021 salary-cap crunch

    MSN.com "The NFL Players Association wants agents to collude in order to get the best deals for their clients in 2021. As recently explained, that won’t work. Here’s what will: The NFLPA’s suggestion that agents aggressively push teams to use contract devices aimed at..." February 27

  • Mac Jones: 5 teams who are a perfect fit for Alabama QB in 2021 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "Alabama quarterback Mac Jones is considered a consensus first-round prospect in the 2021 NFL Draft, but where he lands will largely determine how successful his pro career is. That’s the case with almost any quarterback, yet it’s especially so in Jones’ case. Lacking..." February 27

  • Four of seven new coaches had only one interview in the 2021 cycle

    Yahoo! Sports "Seven teams, nearly a full fourth of the league, changed coaches during or after the 2020 season. Those seven teams requested a total of 58 interviews. Rob Maaddi of the Associated Press has obtained the internal NFL football operations list of 2021 head coach..." February 27

  • Every NFL Team's 2021 Offseason To-Do List

    Bleacher Report "The NFL offseason is a three-step process each franchise must undertake to put the best version of the team on the field the following campaign. First, general managers and decision-makers must address internal obstacles. Those involve potential contract extensions and restructures,..." February 27

  • Deshaun Watson would lose up to $20.2 million if he sits out the 2021 season

    Pro Football Talk "If, as it appears, quarterback Deshaun Watson will never play for the Texans again and if, as it appears, the Texans won’t trade Watson, the stage will be set for a holdout. Different numbers have emerged regarding the monetary losses that Watson would incur. Below, we’ll..." February 27

  • Amazon likely to produce own broadcasts in new NFL deal

    Larry Brown Sports "It looks likely that Amazon will land “Thursday Night Football” as part of the league’s new television rights package. That, in turn, sounds like it will bring some new voices to NFL TV broadcasts. Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reported Friday that Amazon will..." February 27

  • Super Bowl to return to ABC after network strikes new deal with NFL

    Larry Brown Sports "There has not been a Super Bowl broadcast on ABC in 15 years, but that drought is set to come to an end following a new agreement between the NFL and ABC/ESPN parent company Walt Disney Co. John Ourand of Sports Business Journal reported on Friday that Disney and the NFL..." February 26

  • Houston Texans looking to keep David Johnson on reduced salary

    Clutch Points "The Houston Texans have had one of the strangest offseasons in recent NFL history over the past few months as things draw closer to the free-agent period. JJ Watt was released and star quarterback Deshaun Watson has requested a trade, although he has yet to be moved. The..." February 26

  • Conflicting Reports Emerge On Disney, NFL Media Rights Deal

    MSN.com "Earlier this week, it was reported that NFL was seeking a 100 percent increase on TV rights from all of its network partners. This immediately led to Disney refusing to pay double the price. Fast forward a few days later, and we now have conflicting reports on the..." February 26

  • Texans release Nick Martin

    Yahoo! Sports "The Texans aren’t picking up the phone when teams call to ask about a Deshaun Watson trade, but they are cutting ties with a bunch of other players on the team. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that they have..." February 26

  • Deshaun Watson To Miss Preseason, Regular Season Games if Not Traded

    Total Pro Sports "Deshaun Watson is willing to make things very uncomfortable for the Houston Texans if he does not get what he wants. During Friday’s edition of ESPN’s “Get Up,” Jeremy Fowler reported that the disgruntled QB is willing to hold out all the way into the 2021..." February 26

  • Hiring Rate of Coaches of Color Nearly Doubled for Open Jobs in 2021

    Bleacher Report "The NFL's hiring rate of coaches of color for open coaching positions nearly doubled from 18.8 percent in 2020 to 34.6 percent in 2021, per a report from the Associated Press' Rob Maaddi detailing the league's recent 61-page demographics study.  In..." February 26

  • DeAndre Hopkins Has A Message For The Houston Texans

    The Spun "Prior to the 2020 season, the Houston Texans shocked the NFL world with the blockbuster trade of superstar wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins to the Arizona Cardinals. Last week, the Cardinals posted a tweet highlighting Hopkins’ outstanding first season with..." February 26

  • NFL teams reportedly confident Deshaun Watson trade won’t happen this offseason

    Sportsnaut "Deshaun Watson wants a trade. The superstar quarterback made that clear to the Houston Texans in January, drove the point home in a recent meeting with the new head coach and is sticking by his trade demand. Unfortunately for him, NFL teams don’t seem..." February 26

  • Houston Texans release RB Duke Johnson

    TSN "The Houston Texans have released running back Duke Johnson, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.  Johnson spent two seasons with the Texans, logging 645 rushing yards over 27 games.  " February 26

  • NFL Free Agency: Are Elite WRs Worth Splurging On?

    Bleacher Report "Most of the chatter surrounding the hyped 2021 NFL impending free-agent wide receiver class has focused on recent Super Bowl champion and one-time 1,300-yard wideout Chris Godwin of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, three-time 1,100-yard Chicago Bears veteran Allen Robinson II and physically enticing..." February 26

  • Identifying Every NFL Team's Dream Draft Target in 2021

    Bleacher Report "Leading up to the 2021 NFL draft, every team will assemble a big board to navigate the selection process. Among the prospects, coaches and general managers have their favorites. Unless a team has the No. 1 overall pick, the unpredictable nature of the draft doesn't provide any..." February 26

  • Four Potential Landing Spots For Will Fuller

    The Big Lead "Will Fuller will be hitting the open market for the first time in his career this offseason. The speed demon wideout will reportedly not be franchise-tagged by the Houston Texans (which makes sense, given ... everything going on over there) and he will have his pick of new teams to..." February 25

  • T.J. Watt trolls brother J.J. over free-agency speculation

    MSN.com "The Watt brothers have been having some fun on social media with J.J. Watt’s ongoing free-agency decision. It’s to the point where Watt’s brothers are jokingly fanning speculation about the former Houston Texan’s ultimate decision based on tweets that have..." February 25

  • NFL teams reportedly expect salary cap to soar in 2022

    Sportsnaut "The COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on the NFL, costing the league billions of dollars in lost revenue, hurting television ratings and sidelining countless players and coaches. The fallout from the pandemic will significantly impact the upcoming 2021 season, but there’s a..." February 25

  • Texans Will Not Tag Will Fuller

    New York Post "At least one playmaking wide receiver is going to hit the market. The spiraling Texans do not plan to franchise tag Will Fuller, according to the Houston Chronicle. Fuller had a career-best year with 53 catches for 879 yards and eight touchdowns in 11 games before receiving a..." February 25

  • NFLPA's DeMaurice Smith tells agents to 'collude' on offers to ensure teams not limiting salaries with reduced cap`

    ESPN "NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith told NFL player agents Thursday that they should work together during the upcoming free-agency period to ensure that teams aren't taking advantage of the reduced 2021 salary cap to limit player salaries, a source who was on the videoconference told..." February 25

  • Deshaun Watson reiterated wish to leave Texans in meeting with David Culley

    The Score "It appears Deshaun Watson has no intention of changing his mind about his trade request. In a meeting with new Houston Texans head coach David Culley last Friday, the quarterback reiterated that he wants to leave and has no intention of playing for the team again, sources..." February 25

  • Texans’ Deshaun Watson: “Loyalty Is Everything. Don’t You Ever Forget It.”

    Pro Football Rumors "The Texans want to mend fences with Deshaun Watson. Based on Watson’s latest comments, it doesn’t sound like the situation has gotten much better.  “Loyalty is everything,” Watson tweeted. “Don’t you EVER forget..." February 25

  • 14 NFL stars who could be cut over the next few weeks

    USA Today "Names like J.J. Watt, Kawann Short and DeSean Jackson have already been added to a deep free-agency class. We still have nearly a month to go before the NFL's new league year begins (March 17), so there is still plenty of time for more big-name players to join them as teams..." February 25

  • 5 NFL Teams That Should Trade for Russell Wilson

    Complex "The NFL offseason just began and we’re already seeing some of the biggest names across the league rumored to be on the move. We’ve never seen NFL stars try to use their weight to influence where they land like we’ve seen in the NBA for a long time. However..." February 25

  • Panthers ‘will pay any price’ to pull off Deshaun Watson trade

    Sportsnaut "The Carolina Panthers are reportedly determined to make a blockbuster trade for superstar quarterback Deshaun Watson, and are willing to give the Houston Texans whatever they want. With some recent moves to clear out salary cap space and plenty of NFL rumors linking Carolina to..." February 25

  • Texans reportedly still not listening to trade offers for Deshaun Watson

    Yardbarker "Deshaun Watson has made it clear he wants out of Houston, but the Texans appear to have no interest in granting the quarterback's trade request, as they have reportedly continued to not engage with trade offers for Watson. "Houston continues to avoid conversations with teams..." February 25

  • Raiders, Dolphins Among Teams Linked To Russell Wilson

    Bleacher Report "Representatives for the Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson have reportedly "broached" the idea of a trade with the team's front office amid the quarterback's rising frustrations. Michael-Shawn Dugar, Mike Sando and Jayson Jenks of The Athletic..." February 25

  • Free agent J.J. Watt has offers from multiple NFL teams

    ESPN "Free agent defensive lineman J.J. Watt has received contract offers from multiple teams, league sources told ESPN's Dianna Russini. Multiple sources told Russini that the most lucrative offer Watt currently has on the table is believed to be worth between $15 million and..." February 25

  • Should NFL come up with a different word for “fines”?

    Pro Football Talk "While discussing the differences between Tyreek Hill‘s use of the deuces when running to the end zone and the direct placement by Antoine Winfield, Jr. of the deuces in Hill’s face during the Super Bowl, I had an idea. The NFL punishes such behavior with a system of..." February 25

  • 2021 NFL free agency: Colts' Jacoby Brissett among 10 most underrated veterans set to hit open market

    CBS Sports "This year's NFL free agent market is littered with big names, from Dak Prescott to Allen Robinson to Chris Godwin. That's not even including the half-dozen quarterbacks who could still be moved via trade, or the high-profile veterans -- from Teddy..." February 25

  • Here Are The Top Landing Spots For Allen Robinson

    CBS Sports "When the 2021 NFL offseason officially kicks off, teams in need of wide receivers should not go hungry. This year's free agency class is chock-full of proven starters, from the Lions' Kenny Golladay and the Texans' Will Fuller to..." February 25

  • J.J. Watt deciding between these three NFL teams

    CBS Sports "JJ Watt's time as a free agent appears to be approaching its conclusion with three teams emerging as his potential future employers. The front-runners to sign Watt are the Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills and Tennessee Titans, per NFL Insider John..." February 24

  • Texans Release Eddie Vanderdoes

    USA Today "The Houston Texans continue to churn the bottom of their roster. The team announced Wednesday they have released defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes. The 26-year-old from Auburn, California, opted out of the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. " February 24

  • Tua Tagovailoa, Christian Wilkins & Multiple Draft Picks Could Get Trade For Deshaun Watson Done

    Total Pro Sports "The most talked about destination for Deshaun Watson after his trade demand has been the Miami Dolphins. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the Dolphins are absolutely going to go after the disgruntled QB if the Texans change their stance on trading..." February 24

  • Three Quarterbacks Steelers Should Sign to Compete With Ben Roethlisberger

    The Big Lead "The Pittsburgh Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger are working together to take the steps required for Roethlisberger to suit up again this year. When Big Ben expressed his desire to return, Steelers management balked because of Roethlisberger's enormous cap hit and they..." February 24

  • The Ideal Target for Every NFL Team in 2021 Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "It's never wise for an NFL team to build its foundation through free agency. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made a good argument against this idea by building a Super Bowl roster with free agents like Leonard Fournette, Shaquil Barrett, Ndamukong Suh, Antonio Brown and, of..." February 24

  • Texans dismiss scouting executive C.J. Leak, two scouts

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans have dismissed assistant pro personnel director C.J. Leak along with area scout Ryan Cavanaugh and pro scout Steven Price, according to league sources not authorized to speak publicly. Leak was hired by the Texans in 2018 by former general manager Brian Gaine. " February 24

  • Panthers Would Have To Trade Christian McCaffrey, Teddy Bridgewater, Robbie Anderson, & 4 Picks For Deshaun Watson

    Total Pro Sports "The Houston Texans continue to show they have no interest in trading Deshaun Watson as we move closer and closer to the 2021 NFL Draft. The disgruntled QB could make it very uncomfortable for the team and force their hands eventually. While Watson has requested being traded, he did..." February 23

  • Disney, NFL have a gap of more than $1 billion per year in their initial positions

    Pro Football Talk "As the NFL works toward extending all TV deals for another 10 years, the network with which the league must do the most work is ESPN. Disney, the parent company of ESPN and ABC, has balked at the NFL’s demands. According to John Ourand of Sports Business Journal, the NFL..." February 23

  • Texans create cap space by releasing OL Senio Kelemete, LB Peter Kalambayi

    NFL.com "In an offseason expected to be full of cap-saving moves, the Houston Texans parted ways with two rotational players on Tuesday. The Texans are releasing versatile veteran offensive lineman Senio Kelemete?, per the transaction wire. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport noted the move..." February 23

  • 5 most valuable NFL franchise tag candidates teams must retain in 2021

    Sportsnaut "The NFL franchise tag isn’t used by every team each year, but it can be a convenient way to retain star players who front offices can’t work out a long-term contract with. On an expensive, one-year price tag, the player and team can buy some time while the player still..." February 23

  • Colts Could Pursue J.J. Watt, Von Miller to Maintain Salary Cap Flexibility—And Complement Contending Core

    Stampede Blue "Coming off the Carson Wentz trade, the Indianapolis Colts now have a projected $43.6M of available cap space this offseason—still good for 4th most in the league. Now, that number is a bit misleading because the Colts have a number of key young core free..." February 23

  • Cam Newton is definitely better than plenty of starting quarterbacks

    Pro Football Talk "Soon-to-be-free-agent quarterback Cam Newton recently declared that there aren’t 32 quarterbacks better than him. He’s right. On Tuesday’s PFT Live, Simms and I went through all 32 teams and identified several starting (for now) quarterbacks who..." February 23

  • Without new CBA or last July’s deal, 2021 salary cap would have been $160 million

    Yahoo! Sports "A year ago this week, the NFL Players Association was inching toward a final vote on a proposed 10-year labor deal. Fair questions and concerns can be raised about some of the specific terms, including the agreement by the union to stage 17 regular-season games per year, which is expected to..." February 23

  • Texans re-signing Buddy Howell

    NFL Trade Rumors "Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Texans are re-signing RB Buddy Howell to a one-year contract. According to Wilson, Howell’s one-year contract with Houston will be less than the $2.133 million restricted tender.    " February 23