Franchise has a pair of 'options' to consider

The Texans must decide at season's end whether to exercise a buy-back clause on David Carr or let him become an unrestricted free agent.

Updated: October 14, 2005, 1:23 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli |
Decision time is looming for teams with young, high-priced quarterbacks who have underachieved during their careers. For the Houston Texans, in fact, decision time on David Carr, the top overall player chosen in 2002 but a quarterback who seems to have regressed over the last two seasons, is only about two months away.