Originally Posted by V Man
When we couldn't get Pat Williams, that made Payne a must and pushed his price up. He was a good buy considering what some teams are paying (look at the 49ers payed for a not so go LT).
According to the reports it happened the opposite. Payne was not going to sign and was off to visit the Jets when his agent heard the Texans were about to sign Williams and then Payne agreed to a deal before meeting with the jets.