Texans interest in Ryan Mallett overblown

An overnight report surfaced that the Houston Texans might be interested in acquiring quarterback Ryan Mallett from the Patriots.

However, that appears not to be the case.

Even though coach Bill O'Brien is familiar with Mallett from his days in New England, the Houston Chronicle's John McClain writes that the Texans will not be trading for the backup quarterback.

It would be tough for the Texans to put faith in a quarterback that has only thrown one pass in an NFL regular season game. So that's why it's an unlikely scenario at this point.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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