When I saw this tweet...
Source: the Texans have claimed former Jets OL Oday Aboushi.— Field Yates (@FieldYates) September 16, 2015
...my first thought was that perhaps it foretold a roster move by the Texans to jettison one of their wide receivers. After all, the Texans had elevated Chandler Worthy from the practice squad earlier today, which meant they had seven (7) wide receivers on the current roster. That seemed untenable.
Then, mere moments ago, this popped up.
Texans trade wide receiver Keshawn Martin to New England he was active didn't play in season opener— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) September 16, 2015
#Texans traded Keshawn Martin to the Patriots— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) September 16, 2015
Keshawn Martin is no longer a Texan. I repeat: Keshawn Martin is no longer a Texan.
First, Ryan Mallett ascends to starting quarterback. Then, Keshawn Martin is relieved of his duties in Houston. It's a freaking red letter day in Space City, and we don't even know what the Texans received in exchange for Martin.
Does it even matter? We await your response to the news below.
UPDATE (12:29 p.m. CDT on 09/17/14): The details of what Houston got for Martin are in, and they may surprise you.
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