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NFL Free Agency 2012: Texans Free Agents Include Mario Williams, Jake Delhomme

The Houston Texans are buckling down for free agency, which officially opens on Tuesday.The 2012 Texans free agent class will be headlined, of course, by linebacker Mario Williams, who figures to be one of the most elite players on the market this offseason. The Texans will try to lure him back, although that may be a tough task.

The Texans did manage to come to a big five-year extension with star running back Arian Foster, who was set to become a restricted free agent.

Here is the current list of impending Houston free agents, courtesy of Mac's Football Blog:

Exclusive Rights Free Agents

LS Jonathan Weeks - Signed four-year, $2.9 million extension

Restricted Free Agents (1)

RB Arian Foster - Signed five-year, $43.5 million extension
S Quintin Demps

Unrestricted Free Agents (15)

QB Jake Delhomme
QB Jeff Garcia
RB Derrick Ward
WR Bryant Johnson
TE Joel Dreessen
OG Mike Brisiel
OC Chris Myers
OG Kasey Studdard
DT Tim Bulman
LB Tim Dobbins
LB Mario Williams
CB Jason Allen
S Dominique Barber
K Neil Rackers
P Matt Turk

For updates on NFL free agency, visit the SB Nation hub page. To read more about Texans free agency, go to SB Nation Houston and the Batlle Red Blog.

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