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FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2019, file photo, Houston Texans offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil (78) is shown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Houston. The Houston Texans have signed left tackle Laremy Tunsil to a three-year, $66 million contract extension. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Tunsil hopes more players will do contracts without agents

Apr. 27, 2020 5:49 PM EDT

Laremy Tunsil became the NFL's highest-paid offensive lineman by negotiating a $66 million contract extension with the Houston Texans without the help of an agent. As he basks in his big payday, the 25-year-old left tackle hopes his unorthodox decision will start a trend in the league. “Hopefully that...

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2019, file photo, Houston Texans offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil (78) is shown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Houston. The Houston Texans have signed left tackle Laremy Tunsil to a three-year, $66 million contract extension. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Texans agree to 3-year, $66M extension with LT Laremy Tunsil

Apr. 25, 2020 12:45 AM EDT

The Houston Texans have signed left tackle Laremy Tunsil to a three-year, $66 million extension. Tunsil had one year left on his contract that will pay him $10.35 million this season. The deal, which he negotiated without an agent, but with the help of advisors, makes him the highest-paid offensive tackle in the...

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, TCU defensive lineman Ross Blacklock speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. Blacklock is a possible pick in the NFL Draft which runs Thursday, April 23, 2020, thru Saturday, April 25. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, Fle)

Texans pick TCU DT Ross Blacklock, Florida LB Greenard

Apr. 25, 2020 12:24 AM EDT

Ross Blacklock is extremely proud of his father, Jimmy, and the impact he made playing for the Harlem Globetrotters for more than a decade before becoming their coach. It's just that the younger Blacklock knew early on basketball would not be his path. “My dad, he’s a pioneer," Ross said....

FIL - In this Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Houston Texans don't have a first-round pick in this year's draft after trading it to Miami last year as part of the deal for Laremy Tunsil and Kenny Stills. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Recent trades leave Texans without 1st-round pick this year

Apr. 24, 2020 12:11 AM EDT

The Houston Texans went into the NFL draft without a first-round pick. Unlike some recent trades by the team, the move that left Houston with no choices to make Thursday night was an important one: securing left tackle Laremy Tunsil to help make sure franchise quarterback Deshaun Watson stops taking such a...

FIL - In this Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Houston Texans don't have a first-round pick in this year's draft after trading it to Miami last year as part of the deal for Laremy Tunsil and Kenny Stills. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Houston's O'Brien prepares for 1st draft as general manager

Apr. 16, 2020 4:01 PM EDT

As Bill O’Brien prepares for his first draft as both coach and general manager of the Houston Texans, he isn’t sure how much any rookie will contribute this season with the nationwide sports shutdown because of the new coronavirus. “I think that this year with the unique position that...

Texans could address CB need with 40th pick in draft

Apr. 15, 2020 11:07 AM EDT

40. HOUSTON (11-7) LAST SEASON: Won AFC South for second straight year and fourth time in five seasons behind strong play of quarterback Deshaun Watson. Beat Bills in wild-card round before squandering 24-0 lead in 51-31 loss to Kansas City in divisional round. FREE AGENCY: Traded WR DeAndre Hopkins,...

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Brandin Cooks (12) pulls in a touchdown reception in front of New Orleans Saints free safety Marcus Williams (43) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans. A person familiar with the deal says the Rams are trading Cooks to the Houston Texans. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday, April 9, 2020, because the teams had not announced the deal. The NFL Network reported the Rams will get a second-round pick while sending a future fourth-rounder to Houston. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

AP Source: LA Rams trade WR Brandin Cooks to Texans

Apr. 10, 2020 11:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams are trading receiver Brandin Cooks to the Houston Texans, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the teams hadn’t announced the trade. The NFL Network reported the Rams will get a second-round...