Rapoport added that the Broncos will have to sweeten their current contract offer to Osweiler to likely keep him in The Mile High City. On Saturday, Denver offered him a three-year deal worth up to $45 million, but Rapoport said Osweiler will not accept the offer since he would not be in position to renegotiate if he had a better-than-expected 2016 campaign.
In January, Texans owner Bob McNair stressed the importance of his team finding a franchise quarterback. "The question is what's available, and what's the price? McNair said. "How many draft picks might you have to give up? You can't undermine the rest of your team while you're trying to get a quarterback."