The Houston Texans chase to Tony Romo has come to an end. Latest news is saying Romo choose to retire and hang up his sneakers already, cutting the plan of the Texans to land him next season. But hope is not lost as one high-caliber quarterback is still available in free agency market that could be an option for them and that is Colin Kaepernick.
The Houston Texans had a decent showing last season. They were able to enter the playoffs by clinching the fourth seed in the AFC division by virtue of a 9-7 win-loss record. They were able to beat the Oakland Raiders in the Wild Card Playoffs but was eliminated by the eventual champion New England Patriots in the Divisional Playoffs.
With their campaign came up short, the Houston Texans became the top pursuer for Tony Romo at the end the season wanting to bounce back next season. However, the 36-year old quarterback decides to call it quits and opted to become a broadcast analyst for CBS. With that, recent reports are saying that Romo's retirement is the gain for Colin Kaepernick.
According to FOXSports, now that Tony Romo is out of the picture, Colin Kaepernick is definitely the next best available quarterback that still unsigned up to this time. Though Kaepernick has been one controversial personality last season, his skill as a talented quarterback is not to be questioned. Will the Houston Texans consider him now that Romo is gone?
Why not? Colin Kaepernick accomplishment as a quarterback is far better than Tony Romo. In his rookie year, Kaepernick already brought the San Francisco 49ers to the NFC Championship and the following year he already leads the 49ers to the Super Bowl. With that, Kaepernick could be a potential option for the Houston Texans.
As of this moment, the Houston Texans only have Tom Savage and Brandon Weeden in their quarterback depth chart and that could be a risk if one of them went down. But getting Colin Kaepernick will give the Texans an experienced signal caller plus an additional veteran presence on their roster.
Will the Houston Texans pursue Colin Kaepernick now that Tony Romo is already gone?