Report: Patriots QB Ryan Mallett Not Available For Trade
There goes that Ryan Mallet to the Texans deal out the window.
ESPN’s Ed Werder is reporting that neither Patriots quarterback Ryan Mallet or Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon, will me made available for a trade.
Kirk Cousins is … RT @evansilva: ESPN's Ed Werder on QB trade speculation: "I'm told Mike Glennon & Ryan Mallett are not available."
— Chris Russell (@Russellmania980) May 9, 2014
Mallett of course was at the center of a trade rumor that had the Patriots sending him to the Texans for a mid round draft pick. Glennon won’t be dealt after Lovie Smith deemed him the Buccaneers quarterback of the future.
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The Texans were rumored to be discussing a trade for Mallett with the Patriots on Thursday. So far, nothing has happened on that front, and the buzz has died down. These things tend to be fluid, of course, so we’re not ruling out a Mallett trade to Houston, where new coach Bill O’Brien has a history with Mallett from New England, and currently has a pretty glaring quarterback need.