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Report: Broncos and Texans are the finalists for quarterback Brock Osweiler

Let the bidding war begin!

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According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Denver Broncos and the Houston Texans are the two primary potential landing spots for free agent quarterback Brock Osweiler.

Teams like the Cleveland Browns, the St. Louis Rams, and the New York Giants were rumored to have some level of interest in signing Osweiler, but it appears it is down to the Texans and Broncos.

It's no surprise that the Texans are among the finalist to sign Brock Osweiler. In the past 24 hours, there have been reports saying the Texans planned on calling Osweiler's reps once the tampering period opened up, a report saying Osweiler favors the Texans offense over the Broncos and another saying the Texans are a legitimate threat to sign Osweiler away from the Broncos.

According to Troy Renck of the Denver Post, the Broncos have a three-year, $39 million(not $45 million) dollar deal on the table for Osweiler, but the Texans are expected to make a competitive offer as well. So a bidding war over a quarterback with a total of seven career starts may begin between the Broncos and Texans.

With that said, Denver Broncos General Manager John Elway has shown that he will not overpay for a player and is willing to let talent walk if they go over a certain asking price.

I think we will hear some sort of clarity on Osweiler by tonight. Either the Texans will be the "favorites" to sign Osweiler, or the Broncos re-sign him.