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2018 NFL Free Agency Tracker (Day Four): News, Rumors, More As Free Agency Continues

Follow the free agent signings and news live on Battle Red Blog.

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The Texans currently have a bit more than $51 million in cap space, not counting Bruce Ellington’s 2018 cap number.

So far the Texans have signed Aaron Colvin to a four-year deal worth $34 million ($18 million guaranteed), Senio Kelemete to a three-year contract worth $12 million ($5.5 million guaranteed), Zach Fulton to a deal of undetermined length and dollars (though it’s expected to be for around $7.5 million a year), Seantrel Henderson to a one-year deal worth up to $4 million (depending on how many bonuses met), and Bruce Ellington to a one-year deal for an unknown amount of money.

The Texans have also lost Tom Savage, who should never throw a football again, to the Saints. Not a Nerf ball. Not a rubber $3 Walmart ball. It doesn’t matter. No footballs at all, ever. The rest of Houston’s unrestricted free agents are still out there, taking calls. In addition to that, there are plenty of other players still available for Houston to sign.

As of right now, Houston can still use more offensive linemen, (a tackle especially), a tight end, an edge defender, a strong safety, and a cornerback or two. They also need to make up their mind about whether they want to make any other additional cuts to the roster, all while keeping in mind the need to extend the contracts of Jadeveon Clowney and Benardrick McKinney.

No big deal.

The second official day of free agency has begun. This is your live tracker for NFL free agent signings. Add your two cents, either in the way of opinion or actual signings you see reported, in the space below. We’ll do our best to update this post as news breaks.

UPDATE: C.J. Fiedorowicz has reworked his contract for the 2018 season.

UPDATE II: You knew the Texans had already exercised the fifth-year option on Jadeveon Clowney’s rookie contract. What we’re just learning is that Clowney is classified as a defensive end instead of an outside linebacker, which drops his salary by about $1.5 million in 2018...assuming the Texans don’t sign him to a long-term extension before the season starts.

UPDATE III: Texans expected to bring back Johnathan Joseph.

UPDATE TO THE UPDATE: It’s official. J-Jo is back on a two-year extension.

UPDATE IV: C.J. Fiedorowicz has been placed on the reserve-retired list.

UPDATE V: You can take that sigh of relief now, Texans fans. Your Angelo Blackson jersey has not been rendered a throwback.