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Texans sign RB Andre Brown

One-year contract worth $645,000 Free-agent running back Andre Brown has agreed to a one-year contract worth $645,000 with the Texans. Brown, 27, enters his fifth season and gives the Texans a veteran backup behind Arian Foster. (Houston Chronicle) FF Today's Take: Ben Tate (Browns) left via free agency so the Texans were in the market for a backup to Arian Foster. Brown missed the majority of last season with a leg injury but did find time 492 yards and 3 TDs in eight games, including two games over 100 yards rushing. Even with this signing, don't be surprised the Texans...
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Why Big-Buck Backs Are Likely a Thing of the Past

It’s been jarring to see the depressed value of running backs in this year’s free-agent market. Take a look at the 10 biggest contracts handed out so far: Player Team Contract Annual Average Ben Tate Browns Two years, $7 million $3.5M Donald Brown Chargers Three years, $10.5 million $3.5M Toby Gerhart Jaguars Three years, $10.5 […]
Arian Foster on former teammate, new Browns RB Ben Tate: ‘I’m looking for big things from him’

Arian Foster on former teammate, new Browns RB Ben Tate: ‘I’m looking for big things from him’

After running back Ben Tate signed a two-year, $6.2 million contract with the Browns as an unrestricted free agent March 15, he told reporters he was eager to escape the shadow of former teammate Arian Foster and prove he’s one of the best running backs in the NFL. Well, Foster believes Tate is capable of accomplishing his mission. They spent the past four seasons together with the Houston Texans, so Foster has intimate knowledge of Tate’s talent. “He’s always been a really good running back in the NFL,” Foster said today during a conference call promoting the NFL- and...

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