Report: Houston Texans not acquiring Ryan Mallett

Despite reports on Thursday that the Houston Texans were on the verge of acquiring quarterback Ryan Mallett from the New England Patriots, that apparently is not the case. People were likely connecting dots that simply weren’t there as the Texans claim they have had no discussions about acquiring the 25-year-old signal-caller.

Ryan MallettESPN’s Ed Werder further threw water on that fire on SportsCenter Friday when he said he had been told that Mallett was “not available.” Texans general manager Rick Smith further claimed that his team has not had any conversations with the Patriots regarding Mallett.

Many believed Mallett was a fit with the Texans because Houston head coach Bill O’Brien was with the Patriots when the team drafted Mallett out of Arkansas.

The Texans certainly drafted like a team that didn’t believe it had quarterback issues through the first three rounds of this year’s draft. So far they have selected four players and none of them will line up under center. At No. 1 they took South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, at No. 33 they picked UCLA guard Xavier Su’a-Filo and at No. 65 they snagged Iowa tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz.

Midway through the third round the Texans decided to trade back in to the round and sent the 101st and 141st picks to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for the 83rd pick. They then selected Notre Dame defensive tackle Louis Nix III.

Houston’s next pick will come at No. 135, which is the 35th pick in the fourth round. Presumably the team will target a quarterback there, since its current depth chart isn’t exactly inspiring.

So despite a ton of buzz to the contrary, Ryan Mallett does not appear to be in Houston’s plans at the moment.



About Ryan Phillips

Comments

  1. Hello, the whole thing is going sound here and ofcourse
    every one is sharing information, that’s genuinely excellent, keep up writing.

  2. Does your website have a contact page? I’m having problems locating it
    but, I’d like to shoot you an e-mail. I’ve got some suggestions for your blog you
    might be interested in hearing. Either way, great blog and I look forward to seeing it improve over
    time.

  3. Good article! We will be linking to this particularly great post on our site.
    Keep up the good writing.

  4. Appreciate this post. Will try it out.

  5. Right now it looks like Expression Engine is the top
    blogging platform available right now. (from what I’ve read) Is that what
    you’re using on your blog?

  6. I’m really impressed together with your writing skills and also with the layout in your weblog.
    Is that this a paid theme or did you modify it yourself?

    Anyway keep up the excellent quality writing, it is uncommon to
    peer a nice blog like this one today..

  7. In this grand pattern of things you actually secure a B- just for effort and hard work. Exactly where you actually misplaced us ended up being on the specifics. As they say, the devil is in the details… And that could not be more correct here. Having said that, permit me inform you exactly what did deliver the results. The writing is highly powerful and this is most likely why I am taking an effort in order to opine. I do not really make it a regular habit of doing that. Secondly, while I can certainly notice the leaps in reasoning you come up with, I am definitely not sure of exactly how you appear to unite the ideas which in turn produce the final result. For now I will subscribe to your point however trust in the foreseeable future you actually link the dots much better.

  8. It is perfect time to make some plans for the long run and it’s time to be happy.
    I’ve learn this post and if I may just I wish to counsel you
    few attention-grabbing issues or tips. Maybe you
    could write next articles relating to this article.

    I desire to learn even more issues about it!

  9. Can I simply say what a reduction to seek out someone who actually is aware of what theyre speaking about on the internet. You definitely know how you can bring a difficulty to mild and make it important. Extra people must learn this and understand this aspect of the story. I cant believe youre no more common because you undoubtedly have the gift.

  10. Wonderful website. Plenty of useful info here. I’m sending it to several buddies ans also sharing in delicious. And certainly, thank you in your effort!

Speak Your Mind