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Coming home: Lechler signs with Texans

Posted: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 6:00 am

Shane Lechler is so excited to play football in Houston, about an hour drive from his hometown of East Bernard, that he called it a “dream come true.”

Lechler signed with the Texans on Saturday after 13 seasons with the Oakland Raiders. The 36-year-old punter said he has followed the Texans since their inception in 2002 and has wanted to be a part of the team for years.

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