When the Texans began considering trading for Demaryius Thomas, coach Bill O’Brien and General Manager Brian Gaine needed only to walk down the hall to get the inside scoop.
Texans offensive assistant Wes Welker and Thomas were teammates in Denver in 2013 and ’14.
“They just asked me what type of guy he was,” Welker said, via Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. “Obviously, D.T.’s a great dude. He was like my little brother when we were there in Denver. He’s done a great job with his career and hopefully we just keep it going here.”
The five-time Pro Bowler caught three passes for 61 yards in his Texans’ debut against the Broncos.
“Demaryius is a sharp guy, is a real pro and has been around…