Why the team is taking a flyer on OL Jah Reid – Houston Texans News

Why the team is taking a flyer on OL Jah Reid – Houston Texans News

The Houston Texans need all the help that they can get on the offensive line and they’ve just signed a guy off the street in hopes of fulfilling that need.

The Houston Texans are looking for every possible option outside of re-signing Duane Brown, who is currently holding out because of a dispute with his contract.  This glorified game of chicken between he and the Houston Texans continues as he likely wants money in the remaining two years of his contract guaranteed.

That’s a stickler for the franchise, one that typically does not renegotiate deals until the final year and Brown certainly would impose that they change their modus operandi.  In the meantime, with the amount of assistance that’s needed for coverage, the team is going to take a flyer on a free agent.

According to the Houston Chronicle’s Aaron Wilson, the Texans have signed guard/tackle and former Super Bowl winner Jah Reid to the team:

Now I may be pushing the envelope a bit when I attached the phrase “Super Bowl” to his name but he was on the 2012 Baltimore Ravens, a team that had made it to the promised land.  He was just a young buck that didn’t play much and was getting his feet wet but at the very least, he can say that he has a ring.  Of course, not every NFL player can say that.

The 6’7,” 327-pound offensive lineman and former third round pick out of University of Central Florida spent four seasons with the Ravens (2011-14) and the past two with the…

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