Brock Osweiler's (short) time in Houston

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Osweiler's not-so-great 364 days as a Texan (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

Brock Osweiler spent 364 days as a Texan.

He signed with the Texans on Thursday, March 10, 2016.
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He was traded Thursday, March 9, 2017.

At the time, the Texans organization tweeted that this class of new players "gave the Texans a chance to take the next step."

Rick Smith said they hadn't had stability at quarterback and "now we do."



One year later, more instability.

Osweiler's four-year, $72 million deal was one of the biggest moves in the NFL, making him one of the league's highest-league players.



Osweiler agreed to leave the Denver Broncos when free agency began, leaving a pending starting job with the Super Bowl champions to become Houston's quarterback.

He came to Houston with high hopes, but went downhill after a season early on filled with disappointment.

By October, fans started a GoFundMe to oust him. Rolling Stone called him football's "biggest bust" of 2016.

In December, Osweiler was benched.

At the time, Houston was 8-6 and tied for the lead in the AFC South.

Tom Savage became the number one as the Texans forged forward to the post-season.

But not before more QB drama: Savage suffered a concussion in the Week 17 loss to the Titans, welcoming Osweiler back on the field.

Fast forward to January, where Osweiller looked a lot like that $72-million player, willing over the Raiders for a wild-card win.

It was the first playoff win since 2012.

But the Texan's (and Osweiler's) high ended to the soon-to-be Super Bowl champs. Osweiler would end his Texans career with three interceptions, losing in the AFC championship game.

Nearly two months later, the team would send him off the Browns, one day shy of a one-year anniversary.

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