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Houston Texans Linked to Raiders' Asomugha



    Houston Texans Linked to Raiders' Asomugha
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    Nnamdi Asomugha is being linked with several teams around the league, now including the Houston Texans.

    Once the NFL lockout is lifted and free agency begins, the Oakland Raiders All-Pro cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha is expected to be one of the biggest prizes on the market.

    Raiders owner Al Davis has indicated that the former Cal product's price tag will be too high for the team to match, which has opened the door to speculating where the free agent may land.

    A new team to enter the fray, is the Houston Texans. NFL.com Jason La Canfora reports that the Texans are eying Asomugha as a big piece to solving the team's defensive struggles over the past several seasons.

    The Texans indeed are prepared to be aggressive in free agency, according to league sources, and will be among the teams pursuing All-Pro cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha.

    The Raiders

    signed Asomugha to a record

    three-year, $45.3 million contract with $28.5 million guaranteed in 2009. Any new deal he signs is expected to eclipse that amount.