AFC South Standings

Team Div Overall
4-2-0 9-8-0
3-3-0 7-10-0
1-4-1 4-12-1
3-2-1 3-13-1

2022 Defensive

STATS CMB
Total Tackles
INT
Interceptions
TD
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
FUM
Forced Fumbles
SCK
Sacks
Regular Season 52 1 0 1 1.0

Top Steven Nelson News

  • Texans' Steven Nelson: To miss Week 18

    Nelson (illness) will be sidelined for the Texans' regular-season finale against the Colts, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.

    Nelson has been sidelined all week with an illness and the Texans have opted to err on the side of caution. The next man up at cornerback is expected to be Tremon Smith, who will start opposite Desmond King.

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  • Texans' Steven Nelson: Iffy for Sunday

    Nelson is questionable for Sunday's matchup against the Colts due to an illness.

    Nelson didn't practice during Week 18 prep due to an illness, but he'll still have a chance to suit up Sunday. However, if he's sidelined, Tavierre Thomas, Jacobi Francis and Tremon Smith would be candidates for increased roles opposite Desmond King.

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  • Texans' Steven Nelson: Making return Week 16

    Nelson (foot/knee) is active for Saturday's game against the Titans.

    Nelson left the Week 14 game against Dallas early due to an injury, and he subsequently missed last week's contest against the Chiefs. However, he was able to log a trio of full practices this week and will suit up against Tennessee. Nelson will slot back into the starting lineup, pushing Tremon Smith back to a reserve role.

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  • Texans' Steven Nelson: Back in full Tuesday

    Nelson (foot/knee) was listed as a full participant on the Texans' injury report Tuesday.

    Nelson was sidelined for each practice during Week 15 prep while dealing with a foot/knee injury, which left him sidelined for Sunday's overtime loss to the Chiefs. However, it appears he'll ultimately miss just one game with the issue, as he should be ready to play Week 15. Nelson has recorded 47 tackles, seven passes defended and an interception over 13 games this season, and he should reprise a starting role Saturday versus Tennessee.

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  • Texans' Steven Nelson: Won't play Sunday

    Nelson (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's matchup against Kansas City.

    Nelson didn't practice at all during Week 15 prep due to a foot injury that knocked him out of Houston's Week 14 loss to Dallas. Derek Stingley (hamstring) is also out, leaving Tavierre Thomas, Desmond King and Tremon Smith as the top cornerbacks against Patrick Mahomes and Kansas City's high-powered offense.

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  • Texans' Steven Nelson: Won't return Sunday

    Nelson (ankle) has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the Cowboys.

    Nelson sustained an apparent ankle injury during the first half of this weekend's matchup versus Dallas, and it's since been revealed that he'll remain sidelined for the rest of the afternoon. With Derek Stingley (hamstring) already having been ruled out for Week 14, Tavierre Thomas, Desmond King and Tremon Smith are slated to operate as Houston's only available cornerbacks for the time being.

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  • Texans' Steven Nelson: Injured during first half

    Nelson (ankle) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Cowboys, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.

    Nelson did not log a statistic before exiting in the first half. The eighth-year cornerback recorded 47 tackles, one sack, seven passes defended and a pick while playing almost every defensive snap over the first 12 games of the season. With Derek Stingley already inactive due to a hamstring injury, Tavierre Thomas, Desmond King and Tremon Smith will serve as the Texans' only available cornerbacks.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-11, 194 lbs
Birthplace: Warner Robins, GA
Age: 30
School: Oregon State
Experience: 9