by Aaron Wilson
August 31, 02014
The Houston Texans have traded for quarterback Ryan Mallett from the New England Patriots in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in 2016.
They're cutting quarterback Case Keenum with the arrival of Mallett, a 2011 third-round draft pick from Arkansas.
Mallett was replaced as the backup in New England by rookie Jimmy Garoppolo.
Mallett will back up Ryan Fitzpatrick with the Texans.
Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider
Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun