The Texans appeared to be Tony Romo's likeliest landing spot, but his exit from the NFL leaves Houston with a mess at QB.
Here are their seven best options with Romo out of the mix. 1. Jimmy Garoppolo: It would cost Houston a lot to land Tom Brady's backup, but he's the best option. 2. Colin Kaepernick: One of the best free agents out there, Kaepernick could be a one-year bridge in Houston. 3. Jay Cutler: The veteran QB has generated little interest from teams, but the Texans should give him a shot. 4. A first-round pick: Patrick Mahomes and DeShone Kizer could both be options at 25. 5. AJ McCarron: The Bengals aren't shopping him, but the Texans could make an offer that's too good to pass up. 6. Trevor Siemian: If Paxton Lynch wins the starting job, Siemian could be expendable in Denver. 7. A mid-round pick: If the Texans can't land one of the top rookies, a mid-round pick could competed for the starting job.