The Facts: It appears the Packers have given up on running back Gado, the late-season darling of the backfield last year. Several players said Wednesday during the team's open locker room period that Gado had been informed he was traded to the Houston Texans. Word of the trade spread through the locker room quickly, but the club made no formal announcement and it was unclear whether the trade had been made.
Diehards Line:According to Journal Sentinel staffer Tom Silverstein, three different players said they were told of the trade and considered it a reality. The Texans were expected to make an announcement about a trade after practice. ... We'll have the official announcement when it comes down the pike.