Report: Chiefs agree super trade deal with Texans today

Breaking: Chiefs and Texans agree to trade after the NFL draft.
The Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs discreetly agreed to a deal on Monday, two days after the NFL Draft ended.

Houston has traded defensive back Lonnie Johnson Jr. to Kansas City. The Texans disclosed the deal quietly on their team website this afternoon.

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Chiefs compensated Johnson with a conditional seventh-round pick in 2024.
Johnson, a second-round pick out of Kentucky in 2019, played 44 games for Houston over three seasons. He began his career as a safety but has now moved on to play cornerback.

Johnson started seven out of 14 games in 2021. He recorded 55 tackles and intercepted three passes.

As a rookie, Johnson scored a touchdown on a blocked punt in Houston’s 51-31 divisional round playoff loss to Kansas City. He’ll no longer be playing against the Chiefs, but for them.

 

Houston Texans 2024 NFL Draft Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Hey, Texans supporters! It’s time to prepare for the 2024 NFL Draft with exclusive team insights and analysis.

Read on to learn about Houston’s anticipated picks, positional needs, selection history, GM draft notes, and more, all courtesy of the NFL research team.

Don’t miss NFL Network and NFL+’s live coverage of the draft on Thursday, April 25th at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Houston Texans Draft Overview
2023 record: At 10-7, they were first in the AFC South but lost to the Ravens in the Divisional Round.

Texans’ 2024 draft selections (9):

Round 2, pick 42 (acquired from the Minnesota Vikings).
Round 2, choose 59.
Round 3, pick 86 (acquired from the Philadelphia Eagles).
Round 4, pick 123 (acquired from Cleveland Browns in the Deshaun Watson deal).
Round 4, choose 127.
Round 6, pick 188 (acquired from the Minnesota Vikings).
Round 6, pick 189 (acquired from Buffalo Bills in the Stefon Diggs deal).
Round 7, Pick 238 (acquired from the New Orleans Saints in the Mark Ingram deal).
Round 7, choose 247.

Texans squad needs (according to Chad Reuter): cornerback, tight end, linebacker, interior offensive lineman, and defensive tackle.

 

 

 

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