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Texans sign 6 draft picks including No. 3 pick Stingley

May. 13, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have signed six draft picks, including No. 3 overall pick LSU defensive back Derek Stingley Jr. Houston also signed second-rounder Jalen Pitre, a defensive back from Baylor, and fourth-round selection running back Dameon Pierce from Florida. ...

Panthers agree to terms with former All-Pro returner Roberts

May. 02, 2022 20:58 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers solidified their return game on Monday, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract with Andre Roberts. Roberts, a 2018 All-Pro selection, led the NFL in kickoff return yards (1,010) last year while spending time with Houston Texans and Los...

Chiefs place tender on Ingram, trade for cornerback Johnson

May. 02, 2022 19:34 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs placed an unrestricted free-agent tender on defensive end Melvin Ingram and traded for Houston cornerback Lonnie Johnson on Monday, hoping to add two more pieces to a defense that was revamped during the NFL draft. The seldom-used UFA tender means...

Rebuilding Texans take Stingley, Green in 1st round

Apr. 30, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — On a team that could use help at just about every position, the Houston Texans addressed several important needs in this year’s draft. The Texans won just four games last season for the second straight year after winning the AFC South the previous two seasons as...

NFL Draft: Texans add safety Pitre, WR Metchie in 2nd round

Apr. 30, 2022 00:34 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans further bolstered a defense that was among the worst in the league last season on the second day of the NFL draft Friday night. The Texans selected Baylor safety Jalen Pitre in the second round with the 37th pick a night after taking LSU...

Texans take LSU CB Stingley at No. 3, A&M OL Green at No. 15

Apr. 29, 2022 00:29 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — New Texans coach Lovie Smith recently said the team's cornerback play last season simply wasn't good enough. “That’s a position we’ll continue to look to improve," Smith said. “We can’t play the type of football that we want to play until we get better at...

Pats send 5th-round pick to Texans for 6th-, 7th-round picks

Apr. 25, 2022 18:59 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots now have a pick in every round of the upcoming draft following a trade with the Texans. New England dealt a fifth-round pick (170th overall) to Houston on Monday for a sixth-round pick (183rd overall) and seventh-round pick (245th overall). ...

Texans can bolster talent with 2 first-round draft picks

Apr. 22, 2022 19:20 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have a first-round draft pick for the first time since 2019, and thanks to the Deshaun Watson trade they have two selections in the opening round. The Texans have the third overall pick in the draft, which begins Thursday, because of last year’s...

Texans have many needs to address with 2 first-round picks

Apr. 22, 2022 11:58 AM EDT

2, 13. HOUSTON TEXANS (4-13) LAST SEASON: The Texans won just four games for the second straight year in a season that was lost with QB Deshaun Watson sitting out amid a trade request and 22 lawsuits alleging sexual assault or harassment. With Watson out they started Tyrod Taylor at...

Bears sign veteran tight end Ryan Griffin to 1-year contract

Apr. 08, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears signed veteran tight end Ryan Griffin to a one-year contract on Friday. Griffin has 206 receptions for 2,158 yards and 14 touchdowns over nine seasons with the Houston Texans (2013-18) and New York Jets (2019-21). He has seven catches for...