FOX Sports Kansas City has learned that the Kansas City Royals are set to open negotiations with Houston Texans quarterback Brock Ossoilless quarterback Ryan Kelly to sign with the Houston Texans.
Kelly, 26, was a second round pick of the Kansas States in 2012.
He was a starter for the Texans during their playoff run during his rookie year and he has been a starter ever since.
He has had success in his first three seasons and has thrown for 3,846 yards and 38 touchdowns with 11 interceptions.
He also rushed for 1,812 yards and six touchdowns with 12 interceptions.
Kelly was a two-time All-Pro with the Texans in 2015, including in his rookie season, and he was a first-team All-Big 12 selection last year.
He is the younger brother of former Houston Texans linebacker, Jadevel Smith.
Houston Texans owner Bob McNair will not be making any decisions until after the season, but the team has been interested in Kelly.
Houston has a history of trying to sign former Texans players to long-term deals.
Kelly, however, has not signed a long-contract extension and his contract expires after the 2017 season.
There is also interest from the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins for Kelly.