A lack of a legitimate No. 2 wideout who occasionally demands double-teams hurt the Texans in their divisional-playoff loss to the Ravens.
With rookie QB T.J. Yates under center, Houston will lean more on other areas of the club, including a strong return game.
The Texans avoided a blow when WR Kevin Walter escaped Week One with only a bruised shoulder, but a lack of depth at the position is a concern.
Former Bears S Danieal Manning has signed a four-year, $20 million deal with the Texans that includes $9 million guaranteed.
The Texans agreed to a new contracts with OT Rashad Butler and WR Jacoby Jones, according to PFW correspondent and Houston Chronicle writer John McClain.
One of the Texans' first orders of business once free agency begins is re-signing WR Jacoby Jones.
Its struggles may have been lost in a season defined by some draining losses and subpar defensive play, but the Texans' return game was far from a strength in 2010.
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Although he'd been used primarily on special teams and dime packages lately, Jaguars S Sean Considine is again playing a bigger role, according to AFC South Whispers.
The Texans' offense will look different in 2010 but could be even more potent thanks to the emergence of two rising stars.
According to our AFC Whispers, there has been no progress on a new contract between DRE Richard Seymour and the Raiders because the former Patriot doesn't want to return to the floundering franchise.