Nick Caserio would like to leave the New England Patriots and join the Houston Texans as general manager. The position with Houston would be a lateral move for Caserio.

The Texans backed off their pursuit of Caserio after the Patriots filed tampering charges.

Caserio has one season remaining on his contract with the Patriots.

This marks the second straight year that the Patriots have had to block Caserio from interviewing with the Texans. They also blocked college scouting director Monti Ossenfort from interviewing for the same job last season.