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Texans Expected to Check on Brock Osweiler When Legal Tampering Opens

The Houston Texans are expected to check on Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler according to reports out of Denver when the legal tampering window opens.

With the legal tampering period set to open later today, the Houston Texans are expected to get a head start on their search to find ways to address their quarterback position. According to Mike Kils (9News, Denver), the Texans are expected to pose the biggest threat to the Broncos in retaining Brock Osweiler's services for the future and a call will be placed to his agent during the legal tampering period. 

Reports surfaced that the Denver Broncos were offering Osweiler a deal a 3-year deal worth at least $45 million late last week. With three days left before free agency opens, the Texans will have a decision to make on whether Osweiler, and his expected very large contract, falls into their plans after they talk about the situation with his agent. 

In Bill O'Brien's first season as head coach in 2014, the Texans checked on the availability of Osweiler along with many others. 

http://www.scout.com/nfl/texans/story/1649194-texans-must-focus-on-the-o... In 2015, Osweiler saw his most extensive playing time in his four-year career, playing in eight games and starting seven of them. He threw for 1,967 yards, completing 61.8% of his passes. Throwing for 10 touchdowns and 6 interceptions, the Broncos went 5-2 with Osweiler as the starter, running the offense as Peyton Manning dealt with injuries. 

If anything, the Texans will be getting a feel for Osweiler’s’ potential price tag, in case he makes it to the deadline on Wednesday to visit other teams. With Osweiler being the top name in the quarterback free agent market, his agent will listen to all suitors before the QB makes a decision. 

Osweiler was drafted in the 2012 NFL draft in the second round (57th overall) out of Arizona State University.


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