Texans C Nick Martin (ankle) is expected to be ready for OTAs.
Texans CB Kevin Johnson (foot surgery) expects to be ready for offseason workouts.
Second-year NT D.J. Reader is expected to replace Vince Wilfork as the starter in 2017.
Coach Bill O'Brien will call the Texans' offensive plays in 2017.
Texans DC Romeo Crennel is expected to remain with the team as assistant head coach.
MMQB's Albert Breer reports the Texans are promoting LBs coach Mike Vrabel to defensive coordinator.
Texans coach Bill O'Brien said, "We want [impending free agent CB] A.J. Bouye back."
Texans DC Romeo Crennel said he has no intention to retire.
Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports "it wouldn't be a surprise" if coach Bill O'Brien decides to take over the offensive coordinator position.
Texans signed RB Kenny Hilliard, DE Brandon Dunn, TE RaShaun Allen, OT Laurence Gibson, WR Tevin Jones, OLB Eric Lee, ILB Shakeel Rashad, and OG Chad Slade to reserve/future contracts.
The Houston Chronicle reports J.J. Watt (back surgery) is "ahead of schedule."
Texans RT Derek Newton (knees) remains without a timetable for return.
Coach Bill O'Brien said it's "too early to know" if Brock Osweiler will be the Texans' starting quarterback in 2017.
Impending free agent CB A.J. Bouye said he wants to re-sign with the Texans.
Johnathan Joseph said he has no plans to retire.