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Post Season 11 0 0 0 0.0

Top DeAndre Houston-Carson News

  • DeAndre Houston-Carson: Enters free agency

    Houston-Carson recorded 41 tackles, five passes defensed, two interceptions and one fumble recovery over 13 regular-season games in 2023.

    Houston-Carson started the season in Baltimore then finished up in Houston, where he played a career-high 447 snaps on defense. Injuries on the back end led to Houston-Carson playing a big role for the Texans, including two pivotal plays in a Week 10 win over the Bengals. He entered unrestricted free agency during the offseason.

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  • Texans' DeAndre Houston-Carson: Intercepts pass in loss

    Houston-Carson recorded an interception, a pass defensed and seven tackles (six solo) in the Texans' 36-22 defeat to the Browns on Sunday.

    The backup strong safety played on 96 percent of the defensive snaps after starter Jimmie Ward left the game in the first half with a quadriceps injury. Houston-Carson signed with the Texans in October and has played on a majority of the defensive snaps in six of eight games since then, mostly in relief of Ward. The veteran has 28 tackles in the seven games he's played in with Houston.

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  • Texans' DeAndre Houston-Carson: Set to return vs. Tennessee

    Houston-Carson (illness) does not carry an injury designation ahead of Sunday's game against the Titans.

    Houston-Carson missed the Texans' Week 14 loss to the Jets after coming down with an illness that prevented him from travelling with the team. He's split his snaps on defense and special teams and has registered 17 tackles over his last four games.

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  • Texans' DeAndre Houston-Carson: Won't play Week 14

    Houston-Carson (illness) has been downgraded to out for Sunday's game against the Jets.

    Houston-Carson practiced all week, but an illness prevented him from traveling with the Texans to New York, and he'll consequently miss Sunday's contest. The veteran safety played 100 percent of the team's defensive snaps between Week 10 and Week 12 while filling in for Jimmie Ward, but Houston-Carson logged all but three of his snaps on special teams last week against Denver with Ward back in action.

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  • Texans' DeAndre Houston-Carson: Questionable versus Jets

    Houston-Carson (illness) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jets.

    Given that Houston-Carson wasn't on the Texans' injury report this week, he may have fallen ill sometime late Friday or Saturday. He didn't travel with the team to New York, so while Houston hasn't shut the door on him playing Sunday, Houston-Carson is seemingly trending toward missing the contest. If Houston-Carson is unable to play, the newly-signed Adrian Amos would likely serve as the team's No. 3 safety behind starters Jimmie Ward and Jalen Pitre.

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  • Texans' DeAndre Houston-Carson: Steps up when needed

    Houston-Carson filled in for the injured Jimmie Ward (hamstring) in last week's win over the Bengals and is expected to do so again Sunday against Cardinals, Jon Poorman of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    After several appearances on the NFL transaction logs this season, Houston-Carson has settled in with the Texans. He played all 64 defensive snaps and made two big plays in the fourth quarter in the Week 10 surprise win over Cincinnati: the safety intercepted a Joe Burrow pass in the red zone, then he knocked Tyler Boyd out of bounds after a 64-yard gain as the receiver appeared headed to the end zone with just over two minutes left in the game. "For me, that's the play of the game, and it just shows the type of mindset DeAndre has," Houston head coach DeMeco Ryans said. "It's just effort, and he's always going to do his job, and he's always in the right place. We're happy to have him." Houston's defense held the Bengals to a field goal, which set up Matt Ammendola's game-winning field goal.

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  • Texans' DeAndre Houston-Carson: Inked by Houston

    The Texans signed Houston-Carson from Baltimore's practice squad Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.

    Houston-Carson played all 17 games (six starts) with the Bears last season, recording 45 tackles (26 solo), one interception and one forced fumble, so he boasts the experience to quickly begin to contribute for his new team. This season, he has handled a depth role across four appearances, most notably stepping up for the Ravens while Marcus Williams (hamstring) was unavailable.

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  • Ravens' Deandre Houston-Carson: Opportunity knocks in Baltimore

    Houston-Carson signed a contract with the Ravens on Monday.

    Houston-Carson spent his first seven seasons with the Bears. He is coming off a 2022 campaign in which he played all 17 games (six starts) and recorded 45 tackles (26 solo), one interception and one forced fumble in the process. The veteran will now compete for the opportunity to provide depth in the Ravens secondary.

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  • Bears' Deandre Houston-Carson: Set to hit free agency

    Houston-Carson posted eight tackles in the Bears' 29-13 loss to the Vikings in Week 18, and ended the season with 45 tackles, an interception and a forced fumble over 17 games played.

    Once the Bears placed Eddie Jackson (foot) on injured reserve after Week 11, Houston-Carson took on a full-time role. As a starter, he averaged five tackles per game and was a solid IDP option. It's possible that his solid work down the stretch helps him gain a significant role on a team as he enters unrestricted free agency.

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  • Bears' Deandre Houston-Carson: First interception of season

    Houston-Carson picked off a pass and recorded five tackles in the Bears' 25-20 loss to the Eagles on Sunday.

    Since taking over the starting safety role in Week 12, Houston-Carson is averaging six tackles to go along with an interception. He should remain a high-floor IDP option in the fantasy playoffs.

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  • Bears' Deandre Houston-Carson: Surprises with big game

    Houston-Carson notched nine tackles in the Bears' 31-10 loss to the Jets on Sunday.

    After not having more than two tackles in any game and posting a total of eight tackles on the season, Houston-Carson was pressed into duty when Jaquan Brisker was inactive and Eddie Jackson (foot) left the game with an injury. If either starting safety is forced to miss continued time, Houston-Carson could be considered as an IDP streaming option.

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  • Bears' Deandre Houston-Carson: Set for depth role

    Houston-Carson is one of five safeties the Bears placed on their 53-man roster, according to the team's official site.

    With Eddie Jackson and rookie Jaquan Brisker expected to hold down the top-two safety spots, Houston-Carson will likely see snaps in a rotational role. Unless Jackson or Brisker miss time, Houston-Carson can be expected to have inconsistent IDP value.

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  • Bears' Deandre Houston-Carson: Active in minicamp

    Houston-Carson was an active participant as a member of Chicago's first-team defense during OTA sessions June 8, Adam Jahns of The Athletic reports.

    Houston-Carson was re-signed to a one-year, $1.77 million contract by the Bears in March after the defensive back ended this past season on the team's injured reserve with a forearm injury. The safety played the most defensive snaps (397) of his six-year career last season, totaling 51 tackles, four passes defended and one interception over 13 games. Houston-Carson appears healthy, and possibly primed for a larger role, after notching two interceptions of quarterback Justin Fields during team drills June 8.

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  • Bears' Deandre Houston-Carson: Re-signs with Chicago

    Houston-Carson (forearm) signed a one-year, $1.77 million contract with the Bears on Saturday, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports.

    Houston-Carson has primarily played on special teams during his six-year NFL career, though he played a season-high 397 defensive snaps during 2021. He recorded 51 tackles (33 solo), one interception and two fumble recoveries in 13 games before suffering a broken arm Week 14. It's unclear where Houston-Carson stands in his recovery, though he should be ready for training camp.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 202 lbs
Birthplace: Erie, PA
Age: 31
School: William & Mary
Experience: 9