Report: Texans eyeing veteran Vince Wilfork

It appears the Texans are looking to add a little depth on defensive. You know, because JJ Watt can’t do everything.

Tania Ganguli of ESPN.com is reporting Houston has its eyes set on veteran tackle Vince Wilfork.

It would be somewhat of a reunion for Wilfork if he does land in Houston. His first year in the league, Wilfork played under then-Patriots defensive coordinator, current Texans’ DC Romeo Crennel. Wilfork also crossed paths with Texans head coach Bill O’Brien as O’Brien’s tenure with New England lasted from 2007-2011.

Wilfork played 11 years with Patriots after being drafted in the first round in 2004. Last week, New England elected to not pick up his option.

Wilfork finished 2014 with 47 tackles.

So if this deal does in fact happen, the Texans could have Watt, Jadeveon Clowney and Wilfork on defense. Let the crazy expectations start in 3, 2, 1…

(Assuming D.J. Swearinger’s dog doesn’t get in the way, of course.)

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[Pro Football Talk]

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