The Texans discharged veteran cornerback Aaron Colvin on Tuesday after a revolting game against the New Orleans Saints and a rough first season a year ago, as per class sources not approved to talk openly.
Colvin was supplanted on the list by previous Rice cornerback Phillip Gaines, who was marked to a one-year contract following a fruitful tryout Tuesday, as indicated by alliance sources.
Colvin was entering the second year of a four-year, $34 million contract marked a year ago that included $18 million ensured. He was expected a completely ensured $7.5 million base compensation.
Colvin got singled out over and again during a 30-28 thrashing Monday night at the Superdome and that spelled the part of the arrangement with the Texans.
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Colvin permitted in any event one touchdown go against Saints quarterback Drew Brees, discovering one.
Colvin permitted eight fruitions on nine passes tossed toward him for 117 yards, as per Pro Football Focus. There was a dropped pass figured in, as well.
“He’s an incredible player,” Colvin said of Brees. “He did what he expected to do. We didn’t, particularly myself. That is the thing that it is.”
Colvin didn’t play up to the standard the Texans anticipated from him. A genuine lower leg damage added to him being constrained to 10 games, two beginnings, 29 handles and one pass safeguarded last season. He was a sound scratch for a playoff misfortune to the Colts in January.
Following an empowering offseason where he was commended for improved play and a superior mentality by guarded facilitator Romeo Crennel, Colvin got off to another unpleasant beginning to the NFL season and that cost him his activity.
Gaines is a previous Kansas City Chiefs third-round draft pick who moved on from Judson High in Converse.
Gaines has additionally played for the Buffalo Bills. He was expelled from the Cleveland Browns’ harmed save rundown a week ago with damage settlement.
Gaines is 6-foot, 193 pounds and has run the 40-yard dash in 4.38 seconds.
At Rice, he was a double cross All-Conference USA choice and set an Owls precedent with 38 passes safeguarded.
In the NFL, Gaines has 139 vocation handles, two constrained bungles and one block attempt.