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2017 Schedule
4-12, 3rd in AFC South
The Honey Badger can be a difference maker for the Texans (0:49)

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

OL Zach Fulton's four-year Texans deal guarantees him $13M. No signing bonus. Fully guaranteed $1.5M salary in 2018, plus $5M 2018 roster bonus that paid Monday and a fully guaranteed $6.5M salary in 2019. Non-guaranteed salaries of $6.5M in 2020 and 2021. Up to $500K in per-game roster bonuses each year of the deal.

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Mathieu joining Texans 'with a clean slate'

Tyrann Mathieu said he views signing with the Texans as "a fresh start" and wants to prove that he's one of the best safeties in the NFL.

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

Texans safety Tyrann Mathieu will wear No. 32 in Houston.

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

The Texans have agreed to a one-year deal with former Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. That's one way to upgrade your secondary.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

New Saints quarterback Tom Savage said it was a “no-brainer” to join a team with Sean Payton and Drew Brees – although he said he “loved” his time in Houston and called it an “incredible experience.” “Just, when the contract ends, it ends, and you look for the best opportunity for yourself and the team.” Savage said “for sure” he has looked at the surges of fellow QBs like Case Keenum and Nick Foles later in their careers as inspiration.

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

The Texans have upgraded on special teams by reaching an agreement with former Patriots cornerback/special teams standout Johnson Bademosi on a two-year, $6.25 million contract, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Bademosi is the highest-paid special teams player in the NFL but also started three games at CB last season.

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Raiders shore up D with Gilchrist, Whitehead

The Oakland Raiders shored up their defense on Thursday with the acquisition of two potential starters in free agency, linebacker Tahir Whitehead and safety Marcus Gilchrist.

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Saints OL Senio Kelemete began his press conference by offering his condolences to the Benson family after he heard the news that Saints owner Tom Benson passed away.

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

The Texans have added tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz to the reserve/retired list. Fiedorowicz sustained three concussions last year and was put on injured reserve twice after leaving games in the concussion protocol.

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Source: Texans, Kelemete agree on 3-year deal

Offensive lineman Senio Kelemete, one of the most valuable "sixth men" in the NFL over the past three seasons with the Saints, starting a total of 23 games while spending time at all five offensive line positions, will sign with Houston.

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's the list of Texans' free agents. They are all free to sign with any team.

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

The Texans will sign OL Zach Fulton to solidify their offensive line, a source confirmed to ESPN. Fulton played both guard and center last season with the Chiefs, but is expected to play guard for the Texans. Houston's 2017 left guard, Xavier Su'a-Filo, is an unrestricted free agent and is not expected to return.

Team Stats

Passing Yards204.921st
Rushing Yards115.114th
Points For21.017th
Points Against27.332nd