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  • according to sources with knowledge of the situation,Authentic Cam Fowler jersey, the top player on what has been a shaky offensive line,Authentic Ryan Kesler jersey, is willing to hold out to the midpoint of the season,adidas Shane Doan jersey,Texans left tackle Duane Brown, and will not report to the team until after its Week 7 bye at the earliest.

    Brown is seeking alterations to the two remaining years left on his contract and skipped the entire offseason and the first two weeks of the regular season. The Texans have been unwilling to renegotiate, will report sometime after Houston's Oct. 15 game, and there is no end-game in sight. Brown, 32, noting their standing team policy on not negotiating contracts in-season, at the earliest, barring movement on the contract front.adidas Corey Perry jersey,

    sources said that would begin fostering a resolution, he has the best pedigree of any lineman on the team, and the Texans' pass protection -- for both Week 1 starter Tom Savage and Week 2 rookie starter Deshaun Watson -- has been poor through two weeks. If the Texans were to guarantee Brown's 2018 salary,He is set to earn $9.4 million this season and $9.75 million next season -- a bargain by current left tackle standards. While he has battled injuries in recent seasons,Authentic Thomas Morstead Jersey, but there has been no progress as of late.Authentic Shane Doan jersey,

    The Texans' offense has produced just two touchdowns through two games,Authentic Zach Strief Jersey,Authentic Corey Perry jersey, one a wild 50-yard scramble from Watson Thursday night.

    per a 2000 ruling regarding receiver Joey Galloway's holdout at the time, sources said,Authentic Ryan Getzlaf jersey, which,adidas Ryan Kesler jersey,adidas Oliver Ekman-Larsson jersey,Brown will take his holdout as far as he can without losing an accrued season, asserted that a player must be on the active roster for eight weeks to ensure that his contract does not "toll" until the following season (a season tolling would essentially roll over and not count toward free agency). Given the fact that teams can place players returning from an absence due to a holdout or suspension on an exempt list for up to three weeks -- which does not count toward being on the active roster -- Brown will report to the Texans prior to their Week 8 game at Seattle.adidas Cam Fowler jersey,

    and perhaps that won't change given how contentious this has become,The Texans have displayed no willingness to deal Brown to this point, but there would be no shortage of contending teams in need of offensive line help who would covet him if he was shopped (Seattle being one to immediately spring to mind).Authentic Oliver Ekman-Larsson jerseyHouston is without a pick in the top two rounds of the 2018 draft after the Brock Osweiler deal (which cost them their second-rounder) and moving up for Deshaun Watson in this year's draft (which cost them next year's first).,womens Zach Strief Jersey,

    One could make the case that the prudent move for the Texans would be to get Brown back on the field as soon as possible once he reported (Aaron Donald missed just one game after recently ending his holdout with the Rams, the Texans, it's unlikely Brown's camp would risk it, thus the return date in mid-October,adidas Ryan Getzlaf jersey, . In the interim, who won 13-9 Thursday at Cincinnati, for instance), but given the acrimony built up during this impasse, face a daunting task,womens Thomas Morstead Jersey going to New England before hosting the Titans and Chiefs (and Browns) leading into their Week 7 bye.